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Tom Brady, Robert Kraft Met With Love From Patriots Fans At Training Camp

FOXBORO, Mass. — New Englanders are a forgiving bunch. Robert Kraft walked onto the Patriots’ practice field midway through the team’s first training camp session Thursday and was met with a loud ovation from the 10,000-plus fans on-hand. The reception might have been different for the Patriots owner had he not apologized to the team’s fanbase Wednesday for accepting the...
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New York Judge To NFL, NFLPA, Tom Brady: Tone Down Your Rhetoric

U.S. District Judge Richard Berman, like the rest of us, is sick of all the back and forth about Deflategate. The NFL Players Association’s petition to vacate NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s four-game suspension of Tom Brady was moved to New York on Thursday, and Berman will reside over the case.  In a court order Berman released Thursday, he basically told both Brady’s and...
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Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Starting Linebackers Back Practicing

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ starting defense received a boost during the team’s month off for summer vacation. Linebackers Jerod Mayo, Dont’a Hightower and Jamie Collins and defensive end Chandler Jones practiced Thursday after missing all or most of organized team activities and minicamp in the spring. Mayo, Hightower and Jones appeared limited in their return...
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Mark Cuban rips Brady: Suspension should be more severe

If there’s a major event happening in the sports world, you can bet Mark Cuban will offer his two cents on it. Cuban did just that recently, and New England Patriots fans won’t like what he had to say. In light of Roger Goodell’s ruling Tuesday to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate, the Dallas Mavericks owner took to his CyberDust...
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Reports: Blue Jays To Acquire David Price From Tigers In Exchange For Prospects

The Toronto Blue Jays are going all in. A wild Major League Baseball trade season continued Thursday, as the Blue Jays acquired left-handed pitcher David Price from the Detroit Tigers, according to multiple reports. The Blue Jays will send prospects to the Tigers, and top left-handed pitching prospect Daniel Norris is expected to be part of the deal. It’s a high price for a rental...
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Bethe Correia Views UFC 190 Vs. Ronda Rousey As ‘Fight Of The Century’

RIO DE JANEIRO — Bethe Correia exudes confidence that she’ll capture victory — and the women’s bantamweight championship — when she faces Ronda Rousey in Saturday’s UFC 190 main event, and she has every reason to believe that 2015 is the year of the underdogs. That’s because the two Brazilians who fought in title shots this year exceeded expectations and were crowned...
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Ronda Rousey Questions Bethe Correia’s Heart, Ability To Be A Champion

RIO DE JANEIRO — Ronda Rousey may be a huge favorite against Bethe Correia, but after leaping into the arms of her fans at Wednesday’s UFC 190 open workouts, the women’s UFC bantamweight champion said she relishes the feeling of having an “obligation” to win Saturday’s main event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Fans chanting and crying as they get an opportunity to...
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Tom Brady’s Lawyer: ‘It Really Doesn’t Matter To Us Where The Case Is’

Tom Brady’s legal team is ready and willing to fight the NFL anywhere. Brady’s lawyers and the NFL Players Association are gearing up for a legal battle with the NFL centered around commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision to uphold Brady’s four-game suspension. The case was transferred to New York, despite the NFLPA’s attempts to file suit in labor-friendly Minnesota. ...
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Huge Crowd Of Patriots Fans Rushes Field As Training Camp Opens (Video)

Are you ready for some football? New England Patriots fans certainly are. The team officially opened training camp to the public Thursday morning, and if you think fans are any less supportive of the defending Super Bowl champs in light of the ongoing Deflategate investigation, well, you’d be wrong. This embed is invalid" /> No, there wasn’t a...
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NFLPA: NFL didn't respond to Tom Brady settlement offer

Tom Brady really doesn’t want to miss any games for his supposed role in Deflategate. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the New England Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension earlier this week,  and now the entire saga will continue to play out in federal court. However, in the days leading up to Goodell’s decision, rumors of settlement negotiating surfaced. No...
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WIRED: NFL’s Story About Tom Brady Destroying Phone Makes ‘Zero Sense’

The NFL claims Tom Brady “destroyed” his phone in an attempt to suppress text messages that would have implicated him on Deflategate. But that’s a bunch of baloney, according to someone who seems to know a lot more about phone technology than Roger Goodell or the New England Patriots quarterback. In fact, the allegation is built on such a flawed premise that Wired’s Tim...
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Bill Belichick: Patriots Are ‘Practicing For Today,’ ‘Not Living In The Past’

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s safe to say Bill Belichick is on to 2015. The New England Patriots head coach addressed the media ahead of the team’s first day of training camp Thursday, and he was all about living in the moment. Though he fielded questions about how the team might prepare for a stretch without Tom Brady, Belichick made it clear that he wasn’t too worried about whether...
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Jets fans fly "Cheaters Look Up" banner over Patriots practice

New England Patriots fans in attendance for the team’s first day of practice — and there’s a lot of them — might want to keep an eye on the sky. According to Metro, an ambitious group of New York Jets fans plan to send an airplane with a banner over the Patriots’ practice facilities at Gillette Stadium on Thursday. The report says the banner reads “Cheaters Look Up!”...
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Judge Orders NFLPA’s Tom Brady Lawsuit To Be Transferred To New York

Tom Brady’s ongoing fight against the NFL will play out in federal court, but apparently it will do so on the league’s home turf. Minnesota Judge Richard Kyle ordered Thursday morning to move the NFL Players’ Association’s lawsuit over Brady’s suspension to Manhattan, Daniel Kaplan of the SportsBusiness Journal reported, citing court documents. This is bad news for the...
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Tom Brady’s Friend: Patriots QB Changes Phones ‘Regularly’ Every Few Years

We’re long past the point at which Deflategate became ridiculous, obviously, but we’re still being inundated with new tidbits that make a rational person want to put his head through a plate-glass window. This latest bit of “news,” courtesy of ESPN.com and Aaron Shea, a close friend of Tom Brady since college, is one of them. The blockbuster development: Brady upgrades his...
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Wilmer Flores Cries On Field After Being Traded; Then Trade Falls Apart

Wednesday night was a bizarre one in Flushing Meadows. The New York Mets were involved in one of the season’s weirdest stories, as is wont to happen this time of the year with trade rumors flying. Reports started surfacing midway through the Mets’ game agains the San Diego Padres that the Mets had acquired Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers. This obviously was good news...
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MLB Trade Rumors Live: David Price, Aroldis Chapman Among Big Names On Market

9 a.m. ET: We’ve seen plenty of action in Major League Baseball so far, and things aren’t about to slow down. The league’s non-waiver trade deadline is set for Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET, giving teams less than 36 hours to put the final pieces of their puzzles into place. It’s been an eventful few days, with top-tier pitchers like Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir and Johnny...
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Reports: Cole Hamels Traded To Rangers In Exchange For Phillies Prospects

The Cole Hamels sweepstakes reportedly are over. The big left-hander is headed to the Lone Star State. The Texas Rangers have agreed to a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies to acquire Hamels and left-handed reliever Jake Diekman in exchange for five prospects, multiple outlets reported late Wednesday night. The Rangers were on the shortlist of teams in the running for the three...
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Farrell: Sandoval's conditioning 'continues to be addressed'

BOSTON — When dehydration forced Pablo Sandoval to leave Wednesday’s game, ongoing concerns about his conditioning immediately came to mind. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell couldn’t name exactly what prompted Sandoval’s fifth-inning exit — maybe it was the 91-degree heat, Farrell said, or the fact that he had tried to score from first base earlier in the game ...
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Red Sox Notes: Josh Rutledge ‘Excited’ For New Opportunity In Boston

BOSTON — Josh Rutledge did not have to wait long to make his Boston Red Sox debut. The infielder, acquired Monday from the Los Angeles Angels in the Shane Victorino trade, was added to the Red Sox’s roster Wednesday and saw his first game action just hours later. Rutledge replaced third baseman Pablo Sandoval after the fifth inning of Wednesday’s 9-2 loss to the Chicago White...
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John Farrell: Red Sox Have Been ‘Slapped In The Face’ During Disastrous Series

BOSTON — After the Red Sox dropped their third consecutive game to the Chicago White Sox, manager John Farrell gave a simple, strong and accurate assessment of his team’s recent performance. “We’ve been slapped in the face right from the get-go,” Farrell said after Wednesday’s 9-2 loss at Fenway Park. “Three consecutive nights, we find ourselves down multiple runs early...
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Rick Porcello Gives Up 10 Hits, Five Earned Runs In ‘Bad Game’ (Video)

Any progress Rick Porcello made after the All-Star break was quickly forgotten Wednesday. Porcello, who pitched well in his previous three starts before Wednesday, lasted two-plus innings in the Boston Red Sox’s 9-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. He allowed 10 hits and five earned runs in his short outing. “Had a bad game,” Porcello said on “Red Sox Final”...
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Revis won't wear Super Bowl ring around Jets teammates

It looks like Darrelle Revis finally received his Super Bowl XLIX ring, but don’t expect him to wear it around New York. Revis, who was a member of the New England Patriots last season, couldn’t go to the team’s ring ceremony at Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s house back in June. However, he did send his mother to pick up the ring, but she wasn’t allowed in. He eventually...
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Don’t Forget: Roger Goodell Also Destroyed Evidence — In Spygate Fiasco

Suddenly Tom Brady doesn’t look quite so bad. Tuesday, reports broke that the New England Patriots quarterback had his cell phone destroyed so that he didn’t have to hand it over to Ted Wells and NFL investigators. Wednesday, Brady and his camp shot back a strong rebuttal with a very different explanation that didn’t make the NFL look very good. But the NFL is adamant that...
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Red Sox Wrap: Mike Napoli Lone Bright Spot As White Sox Cruise At Fenway

BOSTON — Mike Napoli enjoyed a very productive Wednesday night for the Boston Red Sox. His teammates? Not so much. Napoli doubled, homered and drove in both of his team’s runs, but it was not nearly enough the Red Sox fell again to the visiting Chicago White Sox by a final score of 9-2. GAME IN A WORD Again. Wednesday’s outcome was unpleasantly familiar for both the Red Sox...
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