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BC Player Gives Red Bandanna Cleats To Welles Crowther’s Parents After Upset Win

Boston College’s 37-31 upset win over No. 9 USC couldn’t have come on a more special night, and the team went above and beyond after the game to make it even more remarkable. The Eagles rode a wave of emotion en route to their unexpected victory, dedicating the game to Welles Crowther, a former BC lacrosse player who lost his life while saving many others during the 9/11 attacks...
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Patriots Sign Three To Practice Squad; Colts Sign Kelcy Quarles

The New England Patriots made some changes to their practice squad Tuesday. The Pats singed linebacker Darius Fleming, defensive tackle Kona Schwenke and offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann. Fleming was waived by the team Saturday to make room for linebacker Deontae Skinner on the active roster. The 25-year-old Fleming was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of...
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Fantasy Football: Knile Davis Highlights Week 3 Waiver Wire Lifelines

Things got ugly on the fantasy football front in Week 2. It seems like nearly everyone’s fantasy team was affected last weekend, as a slew of big names were either inactive or got hurt in their game’s early stages (for a roundup of the most significant injured players and their latest updates, click here). So where should you turn to fill your battered lineup? You may have a...
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Bryan Cranston, Pedro Martinez Star In TBS MLB Playoffs Ad (Video)

Bostonmay be out of playoff contention this season, but the Red Sox’s memorable run through the 2013 postseason has been partially re-enacted by actor Bryan Cranston. Major League Baseball partnered with TBS to release an ad hyping up October baseball on the network, featuring Cranston on a quest to create a one-man show about the MLB postseason. In the process, Cranston re-enacts...
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Grand Jury To Weigh Tony Stewart Charges In Killing Of Kevin Ward Jr.

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff’s investigators...
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David Ortiz Remains Out Of Lineup As Red Sox Open Up Series Vs. Pirates

The Boston Red Sox open up a three-game interleague series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon at PNC Park, but they do so without the services of David Ortiz. The Red Sox slugger left Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning because of a family emergency, and he remains out of the lineup against the Pirates. After the game, manager John...
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Anheuser-Busch Expresses Concern About NFL’s Direction In Strongly Worded Statement

Let’s be honest: Roger Goodell is not going anywhere as NFL commissioner until the league begins to lose some of its army of corporate sponsors. The NFL hasn’t reached that point yet, but one of its largest sponsors put forth a strongly worded statement Tuesday making clear that it is increasingly worried about the direction of the league. With controversy swirling, ESPN’s...
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Wake Forest Sends Recruit Hilariously Bad Kim Kardashian Photoshop (Photo)

Sometimes less is more, Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons went all out in their latest recruiting attempt, putting their creative skills to the test in an effort to convince Class of 2015 defensive end Kengera Daniel to choose them. Daniel is being heavily recruited by schools such as Alabama and Michigan, so Wake Forest knew it had no choice but to pull out all the stops to get...
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Claude Julien: Bruins Will Try To Be ‘A Tad More Aggressive’ This Season

BOLTON, Mass. — Claude Julien didn’t reveal much Tuesday about his game plan for the upcoming season, but he did offer one nugget that might appeal to those who have called for the Boston Bruins coach to adopt a more dynamic system. Julien told reporters at the team’s annual preseason golf tournament that the Bruins will try to be “a tad more aggressive” this season ...
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Browns Wide Receiver Josh Gordon Pleads Guilty To DWI, Receives Probation

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a driving while impaired charge in Raleigh, N.C., according to multiple reports. The All-Pro received 12 months unsupervised probation as a result of the plea. Gordon will also have to pay $290 in court costs and a $100 fine, according to the Wake County Clerk of Courts office, via ESPN.com. Gordon’s...
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Bill Belichick: Patriots Offense Needs Balance Around Tom Brady, Julian Edelman

Bill Belichick sees the same things everyone else does — and more — when he watches the New England Patriots’ offense. Yes, it’s nice that the Patriots were able to put up 30 points in their win over the Minnesota Vikings, but Tom Brady and the offense as a whole did not have much balance. Julian Edelman caught six of Brady’s 15 completions, giving him 12 of the 44 receptions...
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Bruins Confident In Niklas Svedberg, Malcolm Subban To Fill Backup Role

BOLTON, Mass. — The role of Boston Bruins backup goalie hasn’t exactly been a long-term position. The Bruins will trot out their fourth No. 2 netminder in as many years this season after their 2013-14 backup, Chad Johnson, departed in free agency. Johnson performed about as well as a secondary goaltender could for the B’s, posting a 17-4-3 record with a 2.10 goals against...
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Craig Breslow Named Red Sox Nominee For 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

Craig Breslow’s positive contributions on and off the field are being recognized once again, as the Boston Red Sox left-hander was named as the club’s finalist for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet on Tuesday. The award, which Breslow was also nominated for last season, recognizes a major leaguer who ” “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship...
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Report: Red Sox Scouting Japanese Right-Handed Pitcher Kenta Maeda

The Boston Red Sox are expected to do some work on their pitching staff this offseason, and it sounds like they’re considering the international market to help do so. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported Monday that the Red Sox have been scouting Japanese right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda. According to Cafardo, the Red Sox have had “multiple scouts and executives” watching...
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Torey Krug, Reilly Smith Still Question Marks As Bruins Camp Approaches

BOLTON, Mass. — “Uncertainty” hasn’t been a buzzword entering the last few Boston Bruins training camp. Sure, there’s been plenty of turnover since the team won its last Stanley Cup in 2011. The B’s have dealt with the departures of Mark Recchi, Andrew Ference, Nathan Horton, Tyler Seguin — all key contributors not automatically replaced. But, when each September rolls...
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‘Dude Perfect’ Teams Up With NERF In Latest, Greatest Trick Shot Video

The guys of Dude Perfect continue to win at life. The trick shot connoisseurs are at it again with a new video, and this one will be sure to make you long for your childhood. The crew teamed up with NERF this time around to show off their absurd skills playing with the toy guns while partaking in all sorts of shenanigans on the water. Check out the latest video from the group, “NERF...
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Farrell: Rusney Castillo 'likely' to debut Wednesday

Rusney Castillo has been fast-tracked through the minor leagues, and the new Boston Red Sox outfielder is set to make his debut with the big club. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday on MLB Network Radio that the Cuban-born outfielder is “likely” to make his major league debut on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Farrell, Castillo will play center...
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Celtics Hire Scott Morrison As Head Coach Of D-League’s Maine Red Claws

The Boston Celtics have a new man leading their minor-league affiliate. Scott Morrison, whose hiring by the Maine Red Claws was reported as far back as mid-August, was officially named head coach of the Celtics’ NBA Development League affiliate in a news released Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Morrison had coached Lakehead (Ontario) University since 2003, in addition...
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CBS removes Rihanna altogether from 'TNF' intro

Rihanna and CBS are over before they even really began. Hours after the pop star took to Twitter to harshly criticize CBS Sports for wanting to use her new “Thursday Night Football” music video intro this week after pulling it before the Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game last week in the wake of the Ray Rice news, CBS announced it would permanently be editing her voice...
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Minnesota Governor Says Adrian Peterson Should Be Suspended By Vikings

The pressure on the Minnesota Vikings continues to mount. The team made a controversial decision Monday when it announced it was reinstating superstar running back Adrian Peterson. The All-Pro rusher was deactivated for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots after being indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child. That Vikings’ decision looked even more controversial...
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Liverpool-Ludogorets Live: Champions League Scores, Highlights, Analysis

1 p.m. ET: After almost five long years, the wait is over. Liverpool returns to the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday when it hosts Ludogorets in its group-stage opener at Anfield. The Reds hope to progress to the knockout rounds of European soccer’s elite competition, and a win over the Bulgarian champion will start their campaign on the right note. Manager Brendan Rodgers leads...
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Claude Julien: ‘Reason To Be Excited About’ Bruins Rookie David Pastrnak

BOLTON, Mass. — David Pastrnak’s first NHL training camp doesn’t start for another few days, and it’ll be another few weeks before he learns whether he begins his rookie season on the Boston Bruins’ roster. In his brief experience competing against fellow NHL prospects, however, the 18-year-old has made quite the impression. Pastrnak was one of several young Bruins players...
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Keith Olbermann Takes Down NFL Again, Labels It ‘National Freefall League’ (Video)

Say what you want about Keith Olbermann, but there are very few in the TV business today who can deliver strong, thought-provoking commentary like he can. Olbermann’s self-titled show has been can’t-miss TV during these recent run of NFL controversies. The decorated media personality has left no stone unturned and is coming down hard on just about everyone involved in the recent...
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Arkansas State Coach Explains Why Player Played Dead On Fake Punt (Videos)

Arkansas State’s fake punt attempt Saturday against Miami was so bad it was good. Actually, it was so bad it was excellent. During the second quarter of Miami’s 41-20 smackdown, the Red Wolves were facing a 4th-and-5 from the Miami 40-yard line when Arkansas State player Booker Mays showed off his acting chops and executed the most peculiar of diversion tactics. ...
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Tim Duncan To Appear As Car Mechanic In ‘The Punisher’ Comic Book

Tim Duncan is a big fan of Marvel Comics, and now the San Antonio Spurs veteran will have the chance to appear as a character in one of the stories. Duncan will be featured in a special release of “The Punisher,” according to a Facebook post by BlackJack Speed Shop, Duncan’s car shop. Duncan will play the role of a mechanic in the comic, responsible for making The Punisher’s...
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