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Red Sox Fail To Score At The Right Time In Loss To Blue Jays (Video)

Scoring three runs in the first inning is a great start to a baseball game, but the Boston Red Sox couldn’t turn that start into a win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. The Jays followed up in the first with three runs of their own to knot the score. Third baseman Xander Bogaerts put Boston ahead with an RBI double in the fifth but made a costly throwing error in the...
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Football At Fenway 2014: Last-Minute Goal Pushes Roma Past Liverpool (Photos)

The home of the Boston Red Sox became the home of the world’s most popular sport for one night, as Fenway Park was transformed Wednesday into a soccer pitch for the third edition of Football at Fenway. Fans of Liverpool and AS Roma packed the ballpark to see the European giants battle one another in an international friendly — the first of the 2014-15 season for both sides. The...
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Clay Buchholz, Red Sox Victims Of Blown Opportunities In Loss To Blue Jays

Clay Buchholz was far from at his best Wednesday night, but there were oh-so-many moments in the Red Sox’s 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays when he should not have had to be. There was the top of the fourth inning, when the Red Sox put runners on second and third base with no outs, only to come away without a single run. There was Xander Bogaerts’ throwing error in the sixth, which...
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Yadi Molina Leaves Crackers On Home Plate For Brother Jose Molina (Video)

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is sidelined with a thumb injury, but that doesn’t mean he can’t  have any fun. During the Cardinals’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, Molina had third base coach Jose Oquendo make a special delivery for his older brother, Rays catcher Jose Molina. As Oquendo ran out to take his position, he left a couple packages of cheese...
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Elite Football Recruit Charged With Theft During University Of Georgia Visit

University of Georgia wide receiver recruit Darnell Salomon certainly didn’t make a great impression during a recent visit to the school. The Hialeah, Fla., native was accused of felony burglary by two female athletes who reported that an unknown male entered their suite in the school’s Busbee Hall on Saturday morning and stole an iPhone 5 and a wallet, according to a police...
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Red Sox Catcher David Ross Won’t Hit DL With Plantar Fasciitis (Video)

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross was limping during Tuesday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team said plantar fasciitis was to blame. However, the painful heel inflammation won’t sideline the 37-year-old catcher. Ross wasn’t scheduled to be behind the dish until Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays anyway, so he’ll get some rest with rookie catcher Christian...
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AJ McCarron, Katherine Webb Tie The Knot In Alabama Wedding (Photos)

Sorry, boys, Katherine Webb is officially off the market. The former Miss Alabama who saw her stock skyrocket when ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger became her biggest fan during the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, married Cincinnati Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron on July 12 at United Methodist Church in Orange Beach, Ala. The pair began dating in 2012 when McCarron was...
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John Farrell: Brock Holt Was ‘Deserving Of A Day Off’ (Video)

Everybody needs a day off from work. Though some were skeptical of Boston Red Sox utility man Brock Holt’s absence from Wednesday’s lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays, manager John Farrell assured that he was just giving one of his best guys some much needed rest after playing in every game since May 17. “You never like to take any player out that’s doing extremely well...
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Jamaal Charles Agrees To Two-Year Contract Extension With Chiefs

Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. A person familiar with the contract said the deal will keep Charles in Kansas City through the 2017 season. He spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed details. The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the...
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Report: Freddy Adu To Sign With Serbian Club Jagodina This Weekend

Freddy Adu’s long, twisted journey through the soccer world is about to take him to another exotic location. Adu is closing in on a deal to join Serbian club FK Jagodina, according to the Sporting News. “Sources tell Sporting News/Goal USA that Adu will travel to Serbia on Thursday to attend the club’s (UEFA) Europa League match against CFR Cluj,” the report says. “He is...
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Report: Celtics Willing To Be Third Team In Cavaliers’ Trade For Kevin Love

The Boston Celtics’ interest at being involved in a trade for Kevin Love is no news flash. But the Celtics might be interested in taking part in a Love deal even if it doesn’t end up putting the All-Star power forward in Boston. The Celtics are one of several teams looking to take part in a three-team trade that would send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sean Deveney of the...
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Nationals, Rockies Engage In Lengthy National Anthem Standoff (Video)

Before the first pitch was thrown at Wednesday afternoon’s Washington Nationals-Colorado Rockies game, the Nats recorded a huge morale-boosting win. After the national anthem wrapped up and the players returned to their respective dugouts, Washington’s Aaron Barrett and Colorado’s Dave Barnes remained on the field, as they engaged in a lengthy and fiercely competitive standoff...
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Jadeveon Clowney Has No Clue Who Bill Belichick, Roger Goodell Are

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney is lucky that football players aren’t judged based on their pop culture knowledge. The No. 1 overall draft pick sat down with Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe and played a game in which they held index cards with names on them — mostly of sports and pop culture figures — on their foreheads and gave each other clues as to who the person...
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Red Sox-Blue Jays Live: Shane Victorino Leads Off While Brock Holt Rests

4:45 p.m. ET: That infamous laggard, Brock Holt, is out of the lineup again Wednesday. It’s the second time in more than two months he’s gotten the day off. Must be nice. In all seriousness, Holt certainly wasn’t going to complain about so much playing time, but fatigue might have been a factor in his 0-for-4 performance Tuesday. With Holt out, Shane Victorino takes over in...
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Chicago Cubs Fans Enthusiastically Praise Nonexistent Prospects (Video)

The Chicago Cubs’ farm system is so promising that even the fake prospects are garnering praise from the most loyal of fans. With third baseman Kris Bryant hitting .343 and recording 33 home runs to go along with 84 RBIs while splitting time between Double-A and Triple-A this season, and 21-year-old Javier Baez finding his groove with the Iowa Cubs to the tune of 16 home runs...
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Patriots Release Tyler McDonald After Five Days With Team, Sign Greg Orton

Wide receiver Tyler McDonald didn’t last long with the New England Patriots. The undrafted rookie wideout was released Wednesday, the team announced. The Patriots re-signed wide receiver Greg Orton to take McDonald’s spot on the 90-man roster. This is Orton’s second stint with the Patriots. He was originally signed to the Patriots’ practice squad on Dec. 31, 2013 before being...
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Brock Holt Not In Red Sox Lineup Against Toronto For First Time Since May

The Boston Red Sox have played up and down baseball all season long, but the one constant since May 15 has been that Brock Holt has been in the lineup. That will change on Wednesday night in Toronto. For the first time in more than two months, Holt will get the night off, as he’s not in the lineup against the Blue Jays. Holt is coming off an 0-for-4 showing in Boston’s 7-3 loss...
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Madden 15 QB Ratings: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson Tied At Fourth (Photos)

EA Sports created a stir on Tuesday when it released a list of the 13 highest-rated rookies in “Madden NFL 15,” with a rather notable omission. On Wednesday, the video game company revealed the player ratings of its top five quarterbacks. One thing that is sure to rattle New England Patriots fans is quarterback Tom Brady’s ranking. Brady received a 93 overall rating,...
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Jeff Francoeur’s Triple-A Teammates Successfully Prank Him Once Again (Video)

Outfielder-turned-pitcher Jeff Francoeur was reportedly called up by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, and while that’s great news for his career, that unfortunately means the end of his minor-league teammates pranking him. Thankfully, though, the El Paso Chihuahuas got one more prank in before Francoeur was promoted to the bigs. Back in April, Francoeur’s Triple-A teammates...
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Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers: Fenway Park An ‘Iconic’ Stadium (Video)

Brendan Rodgers has been here before. The Liverpool manager took over the English Premier league club in 2012, just before The Reds headed overseas to Fenway Park in Boston to take on Italy’s AS Roma in the first installment of “Football at Fenway.” A lot has changed since then, as Rodgers has turned Liverpool’s fortunes around in the form of a second-place finish in the...
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Former NHL Player Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison After Robbing Two Banks

Life off the ice hasn’t gone very smoothly for former NHL enforcer Patrick Cote. The 39-year-old, who played 105 games with the Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers during his six-year NHL career, was sentenced to 30 months in prison after confessing to two bank robberies, CJAD 800 AM in Montreal reports. The La Salle, Quebec, native reportedly caught the attention...
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Report: Timberwolves Considering ‘Significant’ Kevin Love Trade Offer From Bulls

The Chicago Bulls are trying to find Love in what seemed to be a hopeless place. The Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday appeared to be the favorites to land Kevin Love in a potential trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, apparently edging out the Bulls’ potential trade package. However, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday that the Bulls are going hard after Love with an enticing...
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Dwyane Wade Asked Why He Flops So Much By Kid At Sports Camp (Video)

When Dwyane Wade returned to his hometown of Chicago this week to host a youth sports camp with Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, he probably thought he could get away from all the hoopla and annoying questions that mark the NBA offseason. Boy, was he wrong. Apparently the Miami Heat guard isn’t safe anywhere, as Wade claimed while addressing the media on Tuesday that...
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Liverpool-Roma ‘Football At Fenway’ Live: Scores, Highlights, Analysis

1 p.m.: Once again, it’s time for “Football at Fenway.” Liverpool FC makes its long-anticipated return to Boston’s Fenway Park on Wednesday evening. The Reds will take on Italian club AS Roma in a prestigious, preseason exhibition game against Italian club AS Roma on Wednesday. The Liverpool-Roma game is a rematch of the unforgettable 2012 contest, which Roma won 2-1. The...
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Bill Belichick Has ‘No Further Comment’ On Aaron Hernandez Text Messages

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick made it clear that he’s finished talking about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Belichick was asked three questions on Wednesday at Gillette Stadium about text messages that he exchanged with Hernandez between December 2012 and April 2013. The Patriots head coach chose not to comment on the texts that the Patriots turned...
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