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Red Sox Notes: Joe Kelly Uses Entire Pitching Repertoire For Seventh Straight Win

BOSTON — Joe Kelly has been using his full arsenal of pitches over the last month and it’s made a positive impact on his performance. The Red Sox starter kept Philadelphia Phillies hitters off balance Friday night at Fenway Park in a 7-5 win. Kelly gave up two earned runs, five hits, struck out five and walked three on 106 pitches over six innings. He’s now won seven consecutive...
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Torey Lovullo: Young Outfielders Playing ‘Confident Baseball’ For Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been playing much better of late, and one of the reasons why has been the play of their young, talented outfielders. Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo all came up big defensively in the outfield in Boston’s 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Betts and Bradley Jr. also had big days at the plate. “Those young guys have been...
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UFC Fighter Paige VanZant Hits The Quan, And It’s Adorably Awesome (Video)

Paige VanZant Hit The Quan, and it’s awesome. The UFC Fighter — set to square off against Alex Chambers in Saturday night’s UFC 191 Pay-Per-View event — took the #HitTheQuanChallenge for UFC’s Twitter team along with fellow fighter Cisco Rivera. Before they hit the Octagon, @PaigeVanZantUFC & @CiscoRiveraUFC #HitTheQuanChallenge #UFC191 https://t.co/WjtLDLpF5m ...
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Serena Williams Does Split During Big Comeback Win At U.S. Open (Video)

Serena Williams’ hopes of a Grand Slam were in serious trouble Friday night at the U.S. Open. Williams struggled with consistency and accuracy in the first set, as she hit 14 unforced errors and three double faults. She ended up losing the set 6-3 to fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Williams still had her chances with seven break points, but she only managed to convert...
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Red Sox Wrap: Joe Kelly’s Win Streak Extends To Seven In 7-5 Victory Over Phillies

BOSTON — Joe Kelly continued his winning ways for the Boston Red Sox in their 7-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night at Fenway Park. Kelly earned his seventh consecutive win, allowing two earned runs over six innings. He didn’t have his best stuff, but the veteran right-hander made enough quality pitches to limit run-scoring opportunities. Here’s a recap...
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Tom Brady Breaks Silence, Apologizes To Fans For Deflategate Drama

Tom Brady has broken his Facebook silence. The New England Patriots quarterback had his four-game suspension nullified Thursday and is now eligible to play every game this season. Had his suspension not been overturned, it would have begun Saturday. Brady thanked U.S. District Judge Richard Berman, who presided over his case against the NFL, and apologized to “anyone whose feelings...
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Keegan Bradley Shows Support For Tom Brady, Patriots At TPC Boston

It’s been a crazy week for Vermont native Keegan Bradley. First, the golfer proposed to his girlfriend, Jillian Stacey, and celebrated at a Boston Red Sox game. Then the New England Patriots fan got some more good news Thursday when Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was nullified. The PGA Tour schedule helped Bradley out, as he celebrated those two events in New England with the...
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UFC 191 Weigh-In Results: Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson Make Weight (Video)

UFC 191 is set. Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson and the rest of the fighters on the card made weight for Saturday night’s pay-per-view event. Here are results from the PPV card. Main Event – UFC flyweight title John Dodson (125) VS Demetrious Johnson (124.5) Pay-Per-View Main Card Frank Mir (266) VS Andrei Arlovski (237.5) Jimi Manuwa (204) VS Anthony Johnson (205) Corey Anderson...
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Brendon de Jonge, Jason Day Headline Round 1 Of Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win. De Jonge had a two-shot lead over nine players, including Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson. Jason Day, who needs a victory to become No. 1 in the world for the first time, played...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Continues To Impress Ahead Of Weekend Series (Video)

Defense has never been an issue for Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Instead, the question marks were on offensive. However, he answered those questions and then some in his last 29 games. He had a .333 batting average with 19 extra-base hits and 25 RBIs during that span. “With the offense what I think Jackie’s got to think about is that he’s got to be able to...
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Red Sox Wives To Host ‘From Fenway To The Runway’ For Charity (Video)

The Boston Red Sox wives and girlfriends are gearing up for a special event for charity. The Red Sox Foundation will present “From Fenway to the Runway” on Sept. 21 at Saks Fifth Avenue. The event is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. “We have a full runway,” Lindsay Buchholz said to Gary Striewski on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Boston took on the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Watch UFC 191 Demetrious Johnson-John Dodson Weigh-In Online (Live Stream)

Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson will battle it out once again this weekend. The two fighters will meet Saturday night at UFC 191 in Las Vegas in a rematch to determine the men’s flyweight champion. Before they step into the Octagon, though, Johnson and Dodson will step on the scales for an official weigh-in Friday at 7 p.m. ET. Follow along with all the action in the live stream...
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Torey Lovullo: Joe Kelly ‘Doing Something Right’ After Strong August (Video)

Joe Kelly is unstoppable on the mound right now. The Boston Red Sox right-hander is 6-0 in his last six starts with a 2.68 ERA and 28 strikeouts. He will look to make it seven in a row when he faces the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. “He is throwing pitchers that are unpredictable,” Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo said on “Friday Night Fenway” before the game. ...
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Rich Peverley Always Will Have Special Place In Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup Story

Rich Peverley announced his retirement Friday after an eight-year NHL career. He spent his last two seasons as a member of the Dallas Stars, but didn’t play in 2014-15 after recovering from a cardiac incident suffered in a March 2014 game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Peverley spent a little more than two seasons with the Boston Bruins after being acquired at the 2011 trade...
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Report: Patriots Work Out Eight, Including British Olympic Discus Thrower

The New England Patriots bid farewell to 10 players Friday, and they also updated their rolodex by reportedly bringing in eight players for tryouts. The Patriots worked out wide receivers Nathan Palmer and Marquez Clark, fullbacks Joe Don Duncan and Joey Iosefa, defensive ends Derrick Lott and Lawrence Okoye, defensive tackle Jimmy Staten and quarterback Jeff Tuel, ESPN’s Mike...
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TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: Yankees’ Luis Severino A Steal Vs. Rays

Luis Severino is looking more like the ace the New York Yankees hope he can be with each passing start. The 21-year-old right-handed pitcher has gone 2-2 in his first five career starts with a 2.17 ERA and 29 strikeouts. He hasn’t allowed more than three runs in any game all season. Thursday, he faces a Tampa Bays Rays offense that, frankly, isn’t very good. That bodes well for...
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Peyton Manning: Tom Brady Friendship ‘Won’t Change No Matter What Happens’

Peyton Manning really appears to have a future in politics, if he so chooses. The Denver Broncos quarterback has mastered the art of giving usable sound clips without really offending anyone at all in the process. The latest example of that has to do with his old pal, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The two players have been rivals for just about their entire careers...
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Joe Kelly Aims To Continue Winning Ways In Red Sox-Phillies Opener

The Boston Red Sox will begin their final interleague series of the season Friday night at Fenway Park against the Philadelphia Phillies. Joe Kelly will take the mound of the Sox. He’s won six straight starts and finished August with a 2.68 earned run averaged, 28 strikeouts and 11 walks in 37 innings pitched. He’ll face a Phillies team that ranks 13th out of 15 National League...
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Reports: Eagles’ Matt Barkley Traded To Cardinals; Tim Tebow Wins Job?

All signs point to Tim Tebow winning a roster spot with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, according to multiple reports. Barkley seemingly had been in direct competition with Tebow for Philadelphia’s third-string quarterback job behind starter Sam Bradford and backup Mark Sanchez. The Cardinals will send a conditional...
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Jeffrey Kessler: Tom Brady Just ‘Wants To Play Football’ After Ruling

It’s not like Tom Brady has been sitting on his hands since Super Bowl XLIX. The New England Patriots quarterback still has been working hard to prepare for the 2015 season. But now that Brady’s four-game suspension related to his alleged involvement in Deflategate has been nullified by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman, the future Hall of Famer can focus entirely on the...
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NFL owners to discuss changing Goodell's disciplinary role

The Deflategate fallout could signal a change in Roger Goodell’s workload. The Washington Post reported Friday that NFL owners will discuss potential changes in the NFL commissioner’s disciplinary role. This comes one day after Federal District Judge Richard Berman ruled against Goodell and the NFL by lifting New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension...
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Former Bruins Center Rich Peverley Retires, Takes Job With Dallas Stars

Rich Peverley’s NHL playing career came to a formal end Friday. The Dallas Stars forward announced his retirement, according to The Dallas Morning News. Peverley collapsed on the bench during a March 10, 2014 game and had yet to return. The collapse was the result of a cardiac incident. The forward has since attempted a comeback, but he finally put that to rest Friday. “It was...
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Patriots 53-Man Cuts Tracker: Tony Creecy, Chris Martin Released

The New England Patriots began whittling their 75-man roster down to 53 players Friday. The Patriots cut running back Tony Creecy, according to a source. Creecy signed with the Patriots on Aug. 10 but didn’t see any action in the preseason. The Patriots also cut offensive lineman Chris Martin, who started at left tackle Thursday against the New York Giants, according to his agent...
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Aaron Rodgers: Tom Brady Deflategate Ruling ‘A Good Day For The Players’

Tom Brady had the support of a fellow elite quarterback. Aaron Rodgers is among those pleased with U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman’s decision Thursday to vacate Brady’s four-game suspension related to the New England Patriots quarterback’s alleged involvement in Deflategate. The Green Pack Packers QB seemingly views Brady’s victory over the NFL in court as a win...
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T.J. Ward’s Reason For Being Suspended: ‘My Last Name’s Not Brady’

One NFL suspension might have been vacated Thursday, but the leagued doled out another — and that’s apparently causing an uproar. On the same day New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saw his four-game suspension vacated by a federal judge, Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward was suspended one game. The suspension is in response to misdemeanor charges from a bar incident back...
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