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Anthony Johnson Re-Signed To Patriots Practice Squad; Ian Silberman Cut

FOXBORO, Mass. — Defensive tackle Anthony Johnson wasn’t gone from the New England Patriots for long. Johnson, who was cut Monday, signed to the Patriots’ practice squad Wednesday morning, when he already was in the locker room. The Patriots released guard Ian Silberman to make room for Johnson. Silberman was signed Sept. 15. Johnson had four tackles in two games before being...
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Will Jacoby Brissett Start For Patriots Vs. Bills? ‘That’s Coach’s Decision’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jacoby Brissett wasn’t willing to reveal much Wednesday about his status for the New England Patriots’ upcoming matchup with the Buffalo Bills. “That’s Coach (Bill Belichick)’s decision,” the rookie quarterback said. “I can’t make that decision.” Brissett injured the thumb on his throwing hand during last Thursday’s win over the Houston Texans...
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Jamie Collins Talks Potential Of Patriots’ Defense, Playing QB In Rare Interview

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan said it best about Jamie Collins after New England’s Week 3 win over the Houston Texans: “You watch the film, he’s everywhere except for with the media.” Needless to say, the Patriots’ linebacker lets his play speak for itself most of the time. He has 23 tackles with one sack, three pass breakups and two interceptions in...
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NFL Week 4 TV Schedule Maps: Broncos-Bucs, Seahawks-Jets Among Best Games

If you want to watch the defending Super Bowl champions play this Sunday, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to. The Denver Broncos, once again led by a great defense, will travel to Tampa Bay to square off against Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers Sunday afternoon in a Week 4 game that most of the country can watch 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. Most of the country also will see the...
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J.J. Watt shares inspirational message after landing on IR

J.J. Watt plans to tackle his rehab as ferociously as he tackles opposing quarterbacks. The Houston Texans placed Watt on injured reserve Wednesday after the All-Pro defensive end re-injured his surgically repaired back during last Thursday’s loss to the New England Patriots. Watt, who missed the entire preseason before returning for Houston’s first three regular-season games...
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Warriors’ Steph Curry On 2017 NBA Free Agency: ‘I Want To Be Here’

Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry is entering the final year of his contract, but the chances of him leaving the Bay Area appear to be slim. The two-time reigning MVP recently was asked about next summer’s NBA free agency, and he shed some light on his thought process. Steph Curry when asked if he's optimistic about re-signing w/Golden State in 2017 free agency...
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Rob Gronkowski Feeling ‘No Setbacks’ Following Patriots Season Debut

FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski continues to make progress in his recovery from a nagging hamstring injury suffered during training camp. The New England Patriots tight end made his season debut last Thursday, suiting up against the Houston Texans after missing the Patriots’ first two regular-season games. “I felt good, definitely,” Gronkowski said before Wednesday’s Patriots...
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James Corden Raced Usain Bolt, And You’ll Never Guess How That Turned Out

A footrace between the fastest man alive and a late night TV host — what could go wrong? James Corden, the host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show,” invited Olympic gold medalist and world’s fastest man Usain Bolt onto his show on Tuesday as both a guest, and a competitor. Corden challenged Bolt, guest Owen Wilson, and the rest of his show’s staff to a 100 meter sprint, and...
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Conor McGregor Fan Posed As Reporter Puts Eddie Alvarez On Blast At UFC 205 Presser

It’s no surprise when Conor McGregor spouts off on some expletive-laden rant, proclaiming himself the greatest fighter in the world. And based on his results, nothing in the octagon really surprises us either. Therefore, it should be no surprise when one of his fans pulls a similar trick out of their hat, which is exactly what happened at the UFC 205 press conference Tuesday in...
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David Ortiz’s Hilarious Shift As Undercover Lyft Driver Likely To Make Passengers Jealous

David Ortiz’s post-baseball prospects are bright, judging from his stint as a Lyft driver. The Boston Red Sox slugger went undercover recently as a driver for Lyft, and the ride-share company released a video of his highlights behind the wheel. Ortiz chatted with passengers about baseball, New York City and even meeting president Barack Obama before revealing his true identity...
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Jimmy Garoppolo Breaks Silence On Shoulder Injury, Mum On Status For Week 4

FOXBORO, Mass. — Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo met the media Wednesday for the first time in two weeks, fielding questions about the shoulder injury that kept him out of last Thursday’s win over the Houston Texans. “I thought the wind had gotten knocked out of me at first,” Garoppolo said of the injury, which he suffered during the New England Patriots’ Week 2 win over the...
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Watch Jimmy Garoppolo Attempt Passes In Practice With Shoulder Injury

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s confirmed: Jimmy Garoppolo can throw a football despite the AC joint sprain in his right shoulder. Garoppolo attempted multiple passes during Wednesday’s practice. Garoppolo also practiced Tuesday, but the media wasn’t permitted to stick around to see him throw. We saw Jimmy Garoppolo attempt multiple passes in practice. Here are two. Looked fine...
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NHL Rumors: Islanders, Dennis Seidenberg Agree To One-Year, $1 Million Contract

Dennis Seidenberg has found a new home. The 37-year-old defenseman had his contract bought out by the Boston Bruins after the 2015-16 season, making him an unrestricted free agent. After going through the summer unsigned, Seidenberg reportedly has agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1 million with the New York Islanders. #Isles have agreed to terms with Dennis Seidenberg...
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Rex Ryan crashes Julian Edelman's conference call

Rex Ryan is up to his old tricks again. The Buffalo Bills head coach made a surprise appearance Wednesday during’s Julian Edelman conference call with Buffalo media members, posing as a reporter to ask the New England Patriots wide receiver if he’ll be playing quarterback against the Bills this Sunday. New media member "Walt Patulski from the Buffalo News" jumps in with...
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Jose Fernandez’s Marlins Teammates Declined Invite To Go On Boat Night Of Crash

With Jose Fernandez’s tragic death still fresh in their minds, the Miami Marlins can at least be thankful that more players weren’t involved in the horrific boat accident early Sunday morning. Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna said he and at least two other teammates declined invitations to go on Fernandez’s boat the night it crashed into a rock jetty just off South Beach, killing...
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Watch Tim Tebow Hit Home Run On First Pitch He Sees In Mets ‘Debut’

Say what you want about the guy, but Tim Tebow’s baseball career is off to an impressive start. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner played in his first instructional league game Wednesday for the New York Mets and made an immediate impact. Like, right away. Tebow hit a home run on the very first pitch he saw. . BOOM! @TimTebow hits a homer during instructional...
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Ryder Cup Odds: Team USA Favored To Snap Europe’s Win Streak

International bragging rights will be at stake starting on Friday as the Ryder Cup returns to the United States with the Americans pegged as -185 favorites to win the event at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The biennial event pits America’s best golfers against the top pros from Europe, who are gunning for a fourth straight tournament crown this weekend at Hazeltime National...
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Here’s Why Isaiah Thomas Thinks Tom Brady Is ‘Coolest Dude’ He’s Ever Met

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas quite literally looks up to most NBA players. But the Celtics’ offseason pursuit of Kevin Durant allowed Thomas to look up to one of the world’s most famous athletes — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Thomas talked at Celtics media day Tuesday about his first impressions of Brady, who joined the team for their meeting with Durant...
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David Ortiz Tells Seth Myers He Expects ‘100,000 Butt-Cheeks’ In Final Yankee Stadium Visit

David Ortiz knows what to expect from his last regular-season visit to Yankee Stadium. The Boston Red Sox slugger was a guest on “Late Night With Seth Myers” on Monday. He told Myers he’s aware some Yankees fans plan to moon him as a farewell gesture and he’s not exactly looking forward to what he’ll see, according to Boston.com’s Kevin Slane. “Well, last time I heard...
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Bill Belichick Unsure Of Role For Versatile John Hughes With Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s a mystery what kind of response a question about a New England Patriots new addition will elicit out of Bill Belichick on a given day. Sometimes Belichick is willing to wax poetic about a new player, disclosing a player’s biggest strengths. Other times, Belichick sticks with the trusty old, “we’ll see how it goes.” He went with the latter Wednesday...
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Carolina Panthers Player Got Last Laugh, Paid Auto Shop In Coins

Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert took his car to a custom car shop to have some motor work done, and it didn’t go as planned. Going to an auto shop can be a real pain in the neck, but Tolbert’s dispute with Motion Lab Tuning in south Charlotte, N.C., is unlike most. Tolbert took to Instagram on Monday, claiming even though he was quoted a price and told the work would...
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Here’s Why You Should Watch NESN’s ‘The David Ortiz Era’ Tonight

The final chapter has yet to be written, but oh, what a story it’s been so far. David Ortiz’s career has been the stuff of legends, so as the Boston Red Sox slugger prepares to ride off into the sunset after this season, NESN decided to commemorate his greatness with two special presentations, the second of which will premiere Wednesday night. The second film, “The David Ortiz...
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Fantasy Football Rankings: Five Must-Start Defenses For Week 4

Defenses can make a huge difference in fantasy football, and Kansas City Chiefs owners found that out in Week 3 when they scored a ton of points from eight turnovers and two touchdowns. Here are five must-start defenses for Week 4. Houston Texans Sure, the Texans didn’t look good against the New England Patriots’ third-string quarterback in a 27-0 loss last Thursday. They also...
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Aledmys Diaz Returns From Visiting Jose Fernandez’s Family, Hits Grand Slam

The tragic death of Jose Fernandez took a toll on everyone in the baseball world, but it hit few players harder than Aledmys Diaz. In the days since Fernandez died in a boating accident in Miami, countless players, coaches and broadcaster spoke about how friendly and welcoming Fernandez could be. For Diaz, though, the St. Louis Cardinals shortstop has seen and lived that truth for...
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Andrew Shaw Tries To Pump Up Crowd During Fight After Nasty Hit Vs. Caps

The Montreal Canadiens added a little toughness by acquiring Andrew Shaw this offseason, and the agitating forward is wasting no time getting acclimated. The Canadiens acquired Shaw from the Chicago Blackhawks in June, and in his first preseason game with his new team, Shaw looked to send a message. As he’s known to do, Shaw walked the line of aggressive and dirty with a nasty...
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