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Watch Liverpool-Sunderland Premier League Game Online (Live Stream)

Liverpool resumes its Premier League schedule Saturday when it hosts struggling Sunderland at Anfield. Sunderland is in danger of relegation, sitting in 19th place with just 19 points through 24 games. Sunderland is 2-1-9 with a minus-19 goal differential on the road, while Liverpool is 4-4-3 with a minus-1 goal differential in front of its home fans. Liverpool won’t have many...
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Watch Manchester City Vs. Leicester City EPL Game Online (Live Stream)

The top two teams in the Premier League standings clash Saturday when Manchester City hosts Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium. Leicester City’s surprise run to the top of the Premier League doesn’t appear to be ending anytime soon, and Claudio Ranieri’s club can increase its lead over Manchester City to six points with a win. Here’s how to watch Manchester City-Leicester...
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Celtics Notes: Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley Stray From Script In Thriller

Brad Stevens has earned a reputation as being a very well-prepared NBA coach. But sometimes even the best-laid plans go awry. Such was the case Friday night, although the results certainly worked in the Boston Celtics’ favor. By now, you’ve seen the ending: Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted Boston to a 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena...
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Celtics’ Effort Erases Late-Game Struggles In Statement Win Over Cavs

There are plenty of NBA teams that have more talent than the Boston Celtics. But it’s becoming clear that few teams in the league play harder. The scrappy Celtics proved as much Friday night in a thrilling road win over the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers, battling back from several large deficits to set up Avery Bradley’s buzzer-beating heroics. Boston faced adversity...
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Jimmy Butler Leaves Court In Wheelchair After Suffering Knee Injury (Video)

For a moment Friday night, Chicago Bulls fans saw their team’s season flash before their eyes. Bulls star Jimmy Butler aggressively went up for a shot with just over a minute remaining in the first half of Chicago’s game against the Denver Nuggets, and he suffered a scary-looking knee injury on his way down. Jimmy Butler goes down hard. pic.twitter.com/BWiTpNFH1M — ⓂarcusD...
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David Price Donates $300K For Ballpark In Hometown, Gets Key To City (Photos)

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price is giving back to the community that shaped him as a child. Price returned home Thursday to Murfreesboro, Tenn., where he donated $300,000 for a new ballpark for children with special needs. The new park will be called Miracle Field at McKnight Park, and it’s scheduled to open in spring 2017, according to city manager Rob Lyons. “One day...
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Avery Bradley Hits 3-Pointer At Buzzer In Celtics’ Crazy Win Over Cavs (Video)

The Boston Celtics have struggled at times in close games. Friday night was not one of those times. Trailing the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers by two points on the road, the C’s pulled a win out of nowhere thanks to the heroics of shooting guard Avery Bradley. With four seconds left on the clock and Boston down two, point guard Isaiah Thomas slipped a bounce pass...
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Celtics Wrap: Avery Bradley’s Heroics Give C’s Thrilling Win Over Cavs

The Boston Celtics didn’t give the Cleveland Cavaliers much of a contest when the two teams met back in December. Friday night was quite a different story. The resilient Celtics survived Cleveland’s massive early run at Quicken Loans Arena and another Cavs surge in the third quarter to take the best team in the Eastern Conference down to the wire in the fourth. That’s when...
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Kamerion Wimbley: Raiders Fans ‘Know How To Make Team Feel Welcome’

SAN FRANCISCO — Kamerion Wimbley played in three different cities during his NFL career, but the Bay Area always will hold a special place in his heart. The linebacker spent his first four seasons with the Cleveland Browns and his final three with the Tennessee Titans, but neither is his favorite city. Instead, his two years spent in the Bay Area with the Oakland Raiders still...
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Five Worst Super Bowl Halftime Show Performances Of All Time (Videos)

This is one list Coldplay hopes to avoid Sunday. The British rock band will headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show this weekend, with a little help from Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. Coldplay certainly has its critics, but only time will tell if the band joins our list of some of the worst Super Bowl halftime performances of all time. Not every halftime show is memorable like Beyoncé’s...
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NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics Could Deal 2016 Nets Pick For Right Price

The Boston Celtics have plenty of assets at their disposal as the NBA’s Feb. 18 trade deadline approaches, and Danny Ainge isn’t afraid to use any of them. The Celtics’ president of basketball operations made an appearance Thursday on WEEI’s “Dale & Holley” and explained that no player on Boston’s roster, even All-Star Isaiah Thomas or budding young guard Marcus...
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Watch USA Vs. Canada Men’s Soccer Exhibition Game Online (Live Stream)

The United States men’s national soccer team’s yearly kickoff camp is over, bar two more hours of playing. Team USA will take on Canada in an exhibition (friendly) game on Friday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The meeting is the North American rivals’ first since January 2013, when the U.S. extended its unbeaten run against Canada to 16 games with a goal-less draw. This...
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Tom Brady Is Back In Chris Simms’ Top 5 Quarterback Rankings After 2015 Season

SAN FRANCISCO — After a dominant 2015 season despite a severe lack of weaponry, Tom Brady has made his way back into Chris Simms’ Top 5 quarterback rankings. Simms, a former NFL quarterback-turned-Bleacher Report analyst, famously said in November 2014 that Brady was no longer a Top 5 QB. He reiterated the statement in September 2015, but after the New England Patriots quarterback...
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Fenway Park Transformed Into Winter Wonderland For ‘Big Air At Fenway’ (Photo)

Just a few days ago, Boston didn’t exactly look like the site of an exciting winter sports event. But that all changed Friday. A snowstorm continuing throughout most of the day dumped about six inches of snow on the city. That’s good timing, because Fenway Park will be the site next week of “Big Air At Fenway,” a special event on the U.S. Grand Prix big air snowboarding...
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Fenway Park Transformed Into Winter Wonderland For ‘Big Air At Fenway’ (Video)

Just a few days ago, Boston didn’t exactly look like the site of an exciting winter sports event. But that all changed Friday. A snowstorm continuing throughout most of the day dumped about six inches of snow on the city. That’s good timing, because Fenway Park will be the site next week of “Big Air At Fenway,” a special event on the U.S. Grand Prix big air snowboarding...
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Ricky Jean-Francois: Robert Griffin III Handled Situation ‘Like A Champ’

SAN FRANCISCO — The Washington Redskins made a significant turnaround in 2015, going from last place in the NFC East to division champions. And it all started with a change at quarterback. Robert Griffin III was drafted as the quarterback of the future by the Redskins, but injuries and inconsistent play led to a change under center this season. And it turned out to be the right...
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Roger Goodell expectedly dodges Patriots-related questions at Super Bowl

SAN FRANCISCO — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell briefly showed emotion when he laughed to start his annual Super Bowl press conference. Robo-Goodell 3000 quickly apologized. The sham that is Goodell’s yearly state of the shield was in full-effect Friday. If media members and questions aren’t planted to begin the presser, then the NFL is luckier than the New England Patriots...
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Reports: Jose Mourinho, Manchester United In Talks Over Manager’s Job

Jose Mourinho might realize his Manchester United dream this summer. Manchester United has opened talks with Mourinho’s representatives over him becoming the club’s manager after this season, The BBC’s Dan Roan and Simon Stone reported Friday. Mourinho reportedly would jump at the chance to replace Louis van Gaal, who would leave two years into his expected three-year tenure...
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Greg Jennings: Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill Has Had ‘Hand Held’ By Coaches

Ryan Tannehill has plenty of natural talent but hasn’t evolved into a franchise quarterback. The Miami Dolphins might have no one to blame but themselves. Miami’s coaches have babied Tannehill during his four-year career, according to Dolphins wide receiver Greg Jennings, who chatted Friday on Radio Row with NESN.com’s Michaela Vernava. This has stunted Tannehill’s growth...
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Watch Boston Celtics Vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics’ first go-round with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season didn’t go too well. The Celtics scored a season-low 77 points in a 12-point loss to the Cavs at TD Garden back in December. But Boston enters Thursday’s rematch at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on a bit of a roll, having won seven of its last eight games to move into a tie for the Eastern Conference’s...
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Five Best Super Bowl Halftime Show Performances Of All Time (Videos)

Is Coldplay up to the challenge? Coldplay will headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show Sunday, with both Beyoncé and Bruno Mars also expected to be involved in some capacity. It’s an interesting choice for the NFL’s biggest stage, but the performance itself will dictate how the selection is viewed years down the road. Like anything, there have been both good and bad Super...
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Malcolm Butler Will ‘Come Back Stronger Than Ever’ For Patriots

SAN FRANCISCO — After a whirlwind following Super Bowl XLIX, Malcolm Butler has a chance to breathe this offseason. The New England Patriots cornerback still found his way to San Francisco for Super Bowl 50, where he caught up with NESN.com, despite losing in the AFC Championship Game to the Denver Broncos. Butler laid out his plans for the offseason. “Be the best player I can...
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Jenny McCarthy Wants Peyton Manning To Win, But Donnie Wahlberg Isn’t Having It

SAN FRANCISCO — Donnie Wahlberg is one of the New England Patriots’ most famous fans, and while he handled the team’s playoff loss well, he and wife Jenny McCarthy don’t see eye to eye on Peyton Manning entering Super Bowl 50. “I honestly think, for Manning’s sake … because we think he might retire if he wins, why not let him go out on top?” McCarthy told NESN.com’s...
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Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates 31st Birthday With Son, Massive Cake (Photos)

Let’s hope Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. wasn’t the only guest at his dad’s 31st birthday party. Otherwise, some of that cake might go to waste. Ronaldo celebrated his 31st lap around the sun Friday, and the revelry included at least one giant cake. We learned as much via Twitter, when Ronaldo shared a photo of himself and Jr. standing at attention as the candles burned. Thank you...
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Ryan Leaf Sees Own Struggles In Johnny Manziel: ‘It’s Like A Mirror’

Johnny Manziel clearly needs help, and if there’s anyone who can relate to the Cleveland Browns quarterback’s struggles, it’s Ryan Leaf. The former second overall pick in the 1998 NFL draft behind Peyton Manning, Leaf had his career with the San Diego Chargers derailed by poor play and even poorer judgment that led to frequent confrontations with teammates and fans. He also...
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