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Drake At LeBron’s Kickball Game: ‘I Haven’t Taken A Loss All Week’ (Video)

If Meek Mill is reading this, it’s too late. Rapper Drake co-hosted a pick-up kickball game in Toronto on Saturday with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, and he didn’t hold back in some sneaky comments likely aimed at fellow rapper Meek Mill. In a video captured by Bleacher Report, Drake was asked if he was ready to take a loss to Team LeBron. Drake’s response? “I haven’t...
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Kyle Busch’s Winning Streak Ends When He Runs Out Of Gas On Final Lap

LONG POND, Pa. — Joey Logano was the first leader to fade, his tank empty with three laps left. Martin Truex Jr. struck E with two laps to go. Kyle Busch knew his Toyota was about out, too, his shot at a fourth straight win tapped out on the last lap. One by one, fuel woes cost the contenders. But the pain at the pump for drivers pushing toward the finish line was the break Matt...
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Lolo Jones: I Can Last Longer Vs. Ronda Rousey Than Bethe Correia Did

Lolo Jones is not a fighter — she admits that much herself. But in the wake of Ronda Rousey’s devastating 34-second knockout of Bethe Correia on Saturday at UFC 190, Jones believes she could last at least 26 seconds longer. How much are these chicks paid to get knocked out in seconds? I cant fight but I'll prolong it and run circles for least a minute #UFC190— Lolo Jones...
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NFL Official: Footballs Known To Have Leaks ‘Right Out Of The Box’

Tom Brady just gained some valuable material for his court case against the NFL. After the NFL makes rules changes and pinpoints specific points of emphasis for officiating crews in the offseason, a group of officials make the round to NFL training camps to advise players, coaches and staff of the changes and new information. Gary Slaughter, the Central Region supervisor of officials...
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Rondo Rousey Wants To Fight On McGregor/Aldo Card; UFC ‘Working On It’

Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are the most popular UFC fighters in the world, individually crushing both opponents and viewing records. Soon, they could set the bar even higher — together. After needing just 34 seconds to knock out Bethe Correia on Saturday night, the still-undefeated Rousey hinted at potentially the best card we’ve ever seen in a post-fight interview with...
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Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox Playing It Safe With Disabled List Stint

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello’s injury doesn’t sound serious. The Red Sox placed Porcello on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a right triceps strain. The injury cropped up during Porcello’s last start against the Chicago White Sox, according to the pitcher, but he doesn’t expect to be sidelined long. The club is playing it safe...
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Rick Porcello’s Triceps Injury ‘Really Locked Down,’ Is Getting Better

Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his career with triceps soreness and inflammation, the team announced Sunday. The right-hander spoke with the media following Boston’s 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Porcello told reporters that his triceps “really locked down” after his start against the Chicago White Sox last...
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Red Sox Notes: Junichi Tazawa’s Implosion Ends Boston’s Brief Momentum

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox’s bullpen let one slip away. Junichi Tazawa surrendered two runs on three hits in the eighth inning Sunday as the Red Sox blew a lead and suffered a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. The defeat snapped a three-game winning streak for Boston, which now goes on an eight-game road trip. The close contest...
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Report: Patriots Claim Offensive Lineman Harland Gunn Off Waivers

The New England Patriots reportedly filled one of three open spots on their 90-man roster Sunday. The Patriots claimed offensive lineman Harland Gunn off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons, a source told ESPN’s Field Yates. Gunn originally signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Miami. He also spent time on the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad...
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Henry Owens To Make MLB Debut Tuesday For Red Sox Vs. Yankees In Bronx

BOSTON — The stage is set for Henry Owens’ major league debut. Owens will make his first big league start Tuesday against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, according to Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. The 23-year-old left-hander has spent the entire season to this point at Triple-A Pawtucket, where he owns a 3-8 record and a 3.16 ERA in 21 starts. “It’s going to...
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Goal Gives Arsenal 1-0 Community Shield Win (Video)

LONDON — Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield. Oxlade-Chamberlain received the ball on the right edge of the area in the 24th minute and cut inside Cesar Azpilicueta before hitting a left-footed shot inside the top far corner to decide...
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Red Sox Wrap: Junichi Tazawa Can’t Hold Down Rays In Boston’s 4-3 Loss

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox couldn’t complete a three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays. Boston’s three-game winning streak was snapped Sunday as the Rays came from behind to defeat the Red Sox 4-3 in the teams’ series finale at Fenway Park. GAME IN A WORD Slippery. The Red Sox built a 3-1 lead despite the Rays jumping on the scoreboard...
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Mookie Betts Turns Corner For Boston Red Sox In Bout With Concussion

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox received some encouraging news regarding Mookie Betts. Betts, who was placed on the seven-day concussion list earlier this week, is in a “much-improved state” after a good day Saturday, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. “Mookie seemed to turn a corner yesterday,” Farrell said before...
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Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy: Larry Lucchino’s Work Ethic Like No One Else’s (Video)

Larry Lucchino announced Saturday that he’d be stepping down as Boston Red Sox president and CEO at the end of the season, and he likely already has a successor. COO Sam Kennedy joined the Red Sox with Lucchino in 2002 and has been working under him since then. Kennedy already has Lucchino’s endorsement to be promoted to team president and said he’s learned some very important...
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Aaron Dobson Standing Out Among Receivers In Patriots Training Camp

FOXBORO, Mass. — Aaron Dobson didn’t exactly live up to lofty expectations after a solid rookie season. Dobson caught just three passes for 38 yards last season, following up on a 37-catch, 519-yard rookie campaign. A foot injury leftover from 2013 plagued Dobson early in his second season, and the year ended in a whimper for the former second-round draft pick after a hamstring...
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Ryan Cook Excited To Join Red Sox: ‘I’ll Fit In Wherever They Need Me’

BOSTON — Ryan Cook was playing cards Friday in a Triple-A clubhouse in Nashville when he received a call from Oakland Athletics assistant general manager David Forst informing him he had been traded to the Red Sox just before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. Cook’s now ready for whatever. “I’m excited. I’m excited to get over here,” Cook said before...
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Jerry Remy: Larry Lucchino Instrumental In Keeping Red Sox At Fenway (Video)

Believe it or not, there once was a time when people wanted the Boston Red Sox out of Fenway Park. But President and CEO Larry Lucchino played a big part in keeping the team in its iconic home. After Lucchino announced Saturday that he’d be stepping down from his position at the end of the season, NESN Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy reflected on Lucchino’s accomplishments during...
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Malcolm Butler daring Brady to throw his way in practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s not a coincidence that Malcolm Butler finds himself lined up across from Julian Edelman more often than not in New England Patriots training camp. Last year, those Edelman reps went to former Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis. Now Butler has stepped into that No. 1 role, which shows the kind of expectations Patriots coaches have for Butler “They don’t...
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Charlie Moore Fishes With Seasick Jermaine Wiggins On Latest Episode (Video)

Jermaine Wiggins learned his true feelings about salt water when he joined Charlie Moore in the latest episode of “Charlie Moore Outdoors.” The former New England Patriots tight end went out on the ocean with the Mad Fisherman, but as it turned out, Wiggins preferred calmer waters and spent most of the trip seasick. Moore admitted that the fishing wasn’t as good, either. But...
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Larry Lucchino Issues Statement On Stepping Down As Red Sox President/CEO

This embed is invalid" /> Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox. Lucchino, who turns 70 in September, has been with the Red Sox since the current ownership group purchased the club in February 2002. Boston has won three World Series in that stretch. Lucchino issued the following statement Sunday: “As far back as 2004, the...
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Patriots Training Camp Observations: Tarell Brown, Aaron Dobson Shine

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s a front-runner for the New England Patriots’ No. 4 receiver role. Aaron Dobson has made a positive impression through four days of training camp after a lost sophomore season. Dobson made the best play of the day Sunday, when he leaped in the air and caught a pass over Malcolm Butler during 11-on-11 drills from Tom Brady. Butler had great coverage...
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Red Sox Place Rick Porcello On DL With Triceps Soreness/Inflammation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello’s season just went from bad to worse. The Red Sox placed Porcello on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Porcello is dealing with right triceps soreness/inflammation that developed after his last start Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, according...
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Pablo Sandoval Sits Third Straight Game As Red Sox Look To Sweep Rays

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The Boston Red Sox didn’t change their lineup one bit Sunday after the offense exploded for 11 runs in an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. A win Sunday would give the Red Sox their third sweep of the season and their first against an American League East opponent. However, Sunday’s lineup means third baseman Pablo Sandoval will...
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Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Tyler Gaffney Absent On Day 4

FOXBORO, Mass. — The training camp injuries slowly are piling up for the New England Patriots. Running back Tyler Gaffney and offensive lineman Kevin Hughes were newly absent for Day 4 of camp Sunday morning. Gaffney took a huge hit from defensive tackle Sealver Siliga but stayed in practice Saturday. Hughes walked off the field midway through Saturday’s session with what appeared...
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Red Sox ‘End Of Summer Family Packs’ On Sale, Include Duck Boat Rides

If you’re looking to send summer out with a bang before the kids head back to school, look no further than the Boston Red Sox’s “End of Summer Family Packs.” For the Red Sox’s home stretch from Aug. 17 to 23, the team is offering packages that include game tickets, free parking at the Prudential Center Garage, a free Duck Tour ride from the garage to Fenway Park, activity...
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