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Tim Tebow’s Baseball Scouting Report Basically Sums Up QB’s NFL Career

If you’re looking for a snapshot of Tim Tebow’s football career, look no further than his baseball showcase. Tebow worked out for Major League Baseball teams Tuesday in Los Angeles and his performance drew mixed reviews. The 29-year-old reportedly showed the same terrible arm that failed him as an NFL quarterback, but he demonstrated enough power, strength, passion and determination...
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Tony Stewart Rips Colin Kaepernick On Twitter, Gets Roasted Instead

Even in the latter years of his career, Tony Stewart’s style hasn’t sat well with some. Stewart rarely lets the possible consequences stop him from sounding off on certain topics. Stewart spoke out again, after Colin Kaepernick’s recent debacle with not standing up while the national anthem is played. The NASCAR driver took to Twitter on Monday to voice his opinion on Kaepernick’s...
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Add Life-Sized David Ortiz LEGO Statue To List Of Retirement Tributes For Slugger

The list of tributes for David Ortiz continues to grow and grow. On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox designated hitter made the trip to Sterling, Mass., to see his likeness in a corn maze. He also recently got a chance to see his likeness made in a life-size LEGO statue. Ortiz and his son D’Angelo recently got to preview the LEGO statue, which will be on display at Fenway Park in...
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Yoan Moncada’s Chances Of Joining Red Sox’s Expanded Roster Look Very Good

BOSTON — It sure sounds like Andrew Benintendi won’t be the only hot Double-A Portland prospect to make his Major League Baseball debut for the Red Sox this season. With MLB rosters expanding to 40 players on Sept. 1, the buzz in Boston has centered around Yoan Moncada, the team’s highly-touted infield prospect who is hitting .285 with 11 home runs and a .935 OPS at the Double...
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Young Red Sox Fan Heroically Catches Foul Ball, Saves Older Man From Danger

A young Boston Red Sox fan sprouted into a hero in one of the oldest venues in Major League Baseball. The fan, who we speculate is around nine or 10 years old, caught a foul ball Tuesday at Fenway Park during the Red Sox’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Matt Duffy fouled off a pitch early in the contest, and the fan snared it in his glove — just a moment before it hit an older fan...
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DraftKings: David Ortiz, Corey Kluber Among Tom Caron’s Lineup Picks

The Boston Red Sox have had their collective struggles with Tampa Bay Rays starter Drew Smyly, but David Ortiz unsurprisingly hasn’t had any problems. The Red Sox designated hitter is a .357 career hitter against the Rays starter with a home run and a pair of RBIs. That sort of past success is good enough to land Big Papi a spot among Tom Caron’s best DraftKings lineup picks...
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Travis Pastrana To Compete In Race Of Champions In Miami At Marlins Park

In 2017 Race Of Champions will make its stateside debut in Miami at Marlins Park, and it will have on of the biggest names in extreme sports competing in it. ROC announced Wednesday 10-time X Games gold medalist Travis Pastrana will compete in #ROCMiami. Pastrana is the fourth driver that’s been confirmed for the event so far, along with Formula One’s Sebastian Vettel, NASCAR’s...
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Red Sox Vs. Rays Lineup: Steven Wright On Mound; Brad Ziegler Out With Flu

BOSTON — Steven Wright will be hoping his second start since coming off the disabled list goes better than his first. The right-handed knuckleballer surrendered five runs over six innings last Friday in his first outing since Aug. 5. He’ll seek different results Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays in the teams’ matinee series finale at Fenway Park. Amazingly enough, this...
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Bruins Roster Rest: Projected Forward Lines After Dominic Moore Signing

The Boston Bruins signed veteran center Dominic Moore to a one-year contract worth $900,000 on Tuesday. The move gives head coach Claude Julien quite a few centers to worth with when training camp and the preseason begin. In addition to having two legitimate top-six centers in Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, the B’s signed free-agent center David Backes in July and need to find...
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Frozen Fenway 2017 Tickets On Sale Thursday; College Hockey, Ice Skating Opportunities

Winter sports enthusiasts should prepare to act in order to enjoy a unique experience at Fenway Park. Tickets for Frozen Fenway 2017 go on sale at Noon ET on Thursday on on redsox.com/frozenfenway. Fenway Park will open its doors from Jan. 4 – 16, 2017 for a thrilling slate of events. Frozen Fenway 2017 will feature two Hockey East men’s college hockey doubleheaders. Saturday...
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WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon Raises More Than $3.5 Million

Yet another incredibly successful WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon is in the books. Thanks to the incredibly generous gifts from viewers and listeners all across the country, NESN, WEEI and the Jimmy Fund teamed up to raise more than $3.5 million over the course of two days at Fenway Park. Here's our Jimmy Fund total at the end of Day 2: $3,532,009! pic.twitter.com/Jn00KNgGrq...
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MLB Waiver Trade Deadline Live: Latest Rumors, News, Completed Deals

Major League Baseball’s waiver trade deadline — the last day for teams to make deals that would allow newly acquired players to be eligible for the postseason — is Wednesday. There usually aren’t many high-profile players moved on this day, but with so many teams in the postseason chase, you never know. Keep it here for the latest rumors, news and completed deals throughout...
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Twitter Had A Good Time Making Fun Of Tom Brady’s New Haircut

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady met the media Tuesday for perhaps the last time in a while because he’s soon going to begin serving a four-game suspension stemming from Deflategate. It wasn’t Brady’s supportive remarks about backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo that caught everyone’s attention, though, it was his new haircut. Twitter, as expected, was all over it...
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Florida State Receiver Sits Down, Has Lunch With Student Eating By Himself

The Florida State football program, at times over the last few years, has been an utter disaster. But if more players and members of the program start handling their business like wide receiver Travis Rudolph, the Seminoles might find themselves in a better place. The junior wideout is getting viral acclaim for his random act of kindness Tuesday at Montford Middle School in Tallahassee...
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College Football Predictions: LSU, Clemson Among Alabama’s National Title Roadblocks

The Alabama Crimson Tide, much like the New England Patriots, have entered many seasons over the last decade as the favorites to be the last team standing as champions. That’s the case entering the 2016 college football season. The Crimson Tide are the favorites among many media members, fans and Las Vegas oddsmakers to win the College Football Playoff and claim back-to-back...
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Matthew Slater Reportedly Signs Patriots Contract Extension Through 2017 Season

The New England Patriots reportedly have locked up the NFL’s best special teams player for another year. Matthew Slater on Wednesday signed a one-year, $1.8 million contract extension with the Patriots that runs through next season, a source told ESPN’s Field Yates. Slater, who signed a two-year extension in 2014, was set to become a free agent after this season. Though he...
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Patriots 53-Man Roster Projection: Tough Cuts At D-Line, Wide Receiver

The New England Patriots have just one more preseason game before they must trim their roster to 53 players. The Patriots cut down from 80 to 75 players Tuesday by releasing linebacker Ramon Humber, tight end Steven Scheu and offensive lineman Keavon Milton and placing running back Dion Lewis and offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer on the physically unable to perform/reserve list...
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Patriots Mailbag: Barkevious Mingo Expected To Be Situational Disruptor

Preseason speculation is getting old. It’s time for the New England Patriots’ regular season to start. We’re still 11 days out from the Patriots’ regular season opener against the Arizona Cardinals, and the media is growing so bored they’re fabricating quarterback controversy of which there is no evidence. Perhaps that will go away when Tom Brady’s suspension begins...
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Fantasy Football Focus: Here Is The Best Approach On Your Draft Day

NESN.com’s Rachel Holt chats with Ryan Fowler of FOXSports.com about 2016 fantasy football draft strategies in the video above. For more fantasy football coverage, visit http://nesn.com/fantasy-football and http://www.foxsports.com/fantasy/football/commissioner/
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Red Sox Notes: Xander Bogaerts Joins Special Class With 500th Career Hit

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts hasn’t had much to smile about these days, but the milestone he reached Tuesday night certainly is a good reason. The Red Sox shortstop, who currently is mired in a pretty rough slump, broke an 0-for-8 streak in the sixth inning at Fenway Park with a one-out double off Tampa Bay Rays starter Jake Odorizzi. The double marked Bogaerts’ 500th career hit...
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Mookie Betts on his hitting streak: 'I've got a World Series to win'

You can’t exactly question Mookie Betts’ humility. The young Boston Red Sox outfielder is having the best season of his career, and his recent play only has underscored that: Entering Tuesday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, the 23-year-old All-Star was batting .322 with 30 home runs and 96 RBIs, owner of an eight-game hitting streak. He snapped that streak after going...
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Clay Buchholz's new role as setup man off to rocky start

BOSTON — Just hours after reiterating his faith in Clay Buchholz as the Red Sox’s primary setup man, manager John Farrell had that faith tested. Buchholz entered Tuesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the eighth inning with the score tied. When he exited, it wasn’t, as Evan Longoria blasted Buchholz’s 1-2 fastball over the Green Monster for a solo home run...
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Red Sox Wrap: Evan Longoria’s Late Homer Sinks Boston In Loss To Rays

BOSTON — The Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays have played a lot of close games lately, the outcomes haven’t been kind to Boston. The Red Sox lost another nailbiter at the hands of the Rays on Tuesday night, blowing a seventh-inning, two-run lead en route to a 4-3 defeat at Fenway Park. Four of the last five games between Boston and Tampa now have been decided by one run, with the Red...
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Rob Gronkowski’s Reaction To Winning Ron Burton Award Is Perfect Gronk

Contrary to popular belief, Rob Gronkowski does more than just score touchdowns and party like there’s no tomorrow. The New England Patriots validated as much Tuesday night, presenting their Pro Bowl tight end with the Ron Burton Community Service Award. Gronk’s reaction was pretty typical of his personality, and pretty perfect too. Gronk: "Who would have thought five years...
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Tim Tebow To Red Sox? Dave Dombrowski Not ‘Rushing Out’ To Sign Ex-QB

There’s still a possibility that one Major League Baseball team gives Tim Tebow the chance to play out his baseball dream. But it appears that team won’t be the Boston Red Sox. Tebow held a workout Tuesday in front of scouts from 28 MLB teams, including the Red Sox. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner clearly has some things to work on, but he displayed impressive...
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