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How Nick Foles’ Release Just Made Ryan Fitzpatrick A Nice Chunk Of Change

Nick Foles might be the dumbest man in American, but at least one other NFL quarterback should be thanking him for it. Foles, the Los Angeles Rams quarterback, reportedly was released by the team Wednesday at his request. The 27-year-old was set to make up to $8.75 million this season, per Spotrac, but has been upset since the team selected quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 overall...
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Matt Damon Has Great David Ortiz Story, Say’s He’s Best Red Sox Ever

Boston’s own Matt Damon, an avid Red Sox fan, appeared on The Rich Eisen Show on Tuesday, and the two of course discussed several topics in Boston sports. Among those topics was New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — as if Ben Affleck’s recent Deflategate rant didn’t hit the nail on the head already — and Red Sox retiring designated hitter David Ortiz. Damon tells...
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Celtics Sign No. 3 Pick Jaylen Brown, Make Four Other Deals Official

Welcome to Boston, Jaylen Brown. The Celtics announced Wednesday that they officially signed five more players, including Brown, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The other four players — Gerald Green, Tyler Zeller, Demetrius Jackson and Ben Bentil — all were rumored to have signed with the C’s over the weekend. Boston didn’t disclose any information about...
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The Jets Finally Came To Their Senses And Re-Signed Ryan Fitzpatrick

Oh look, the New York Jets found a quarterback. Ryan Fitzpatrick will be returning to The Meadowlands for one more season after agreeing to a one-year, $12 million contract that is fully guaranteed, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Fitzpatrick and the Jets had been in a standoff all offseason over a new contract for the QB, after the team reportedly offered him a less-than-stellar...
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Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox Blocking Out Noise, Trying To Stay ‘In The Middle’

The Boston Red Sox’s recent nine-game homestand couldn’t have started much better through three contests, but the rest of that stretch was a different story. The Red Sox split four games against the lowly Minnesota Twins, and followed that with three straight losses to the Detroit Tigers. A stretch like that can start creating some outside noise, but the Red Sox are trying their...
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Patriots Training Camp: Schedule, Parking Info And Everything You Need To Know

The New England Patriots open training camp for the 2016 season on Thursday, so we’ve put together a handy guide with everything you need to know while attending practices. SCHEDULE Here’s a look at this week’s schedule, via Patriots.com. It is free to attend practices. PARKINGParking at Patriot Place is free for fans attending training camp. A map of the facility, including...
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Red Sox Notes: Eduardo Rodriguez Shows Progress, But Pitching Staff Must Improve

BOSTON — The Red Sox haven’t found a way to sync up their arms and bats over a six-game stretch that has seen them earn just one win. Manager John Farrell has a simple, if obvious solution: Improve the arms. Eduardo Rodriguez was the latest Red Sox pitcher who failed to pick up a win, allowing three runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings and taking a no-decision in an eventual...
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Conor McGregor Throws Verbal Jabs At Nate Diaz On Episode Of ‘Conan’

Conor McGregor hasn’t been quite as vocal leading up to his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. A loss in the first showdown at UFC 196 seems to have McGregor as motivated as ever. It doesn’t mean McGregor is going to be totally silent before the Aug. 20 bout, though. In fact, The Notorious landed a couple of verbal jabs during Tuesday night’s episode of “Conan.” Check out...
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PGA Championship Predictions: Sergio Garcia, Jason Day Among Bold Claims

The golf gods came through with a British Open for the ages at Royal Troon. So what will they have in store for us at the year’s final major? The best golfers in the world are in Springfield, N.J., this week for the PGA Championship, which is being played at one of America’s most well-known courses — Baltusrol. Defending PGA Championship winner Jason Day still is ranked No...
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Red Sox’s Road-Heavy Slate A Reason To Worry? Not For Dustin Pedroia

BOSTON — Get used to seeing the Red Sox in their road grays a whole lot more going forward. The Sox’s nine-game homestand ended Wednesday with a 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park. From Boston, they’ll jet straight to the West Coast to begin an 11-game road trip that includes stops in Anaheim, Seattle and Los Angeles. Boston’s West Coast swing is just the beginning...
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Patriots’ Alan Branch To Open Training Camp On Non-Football Injury List

FOXBORO, Mass. — Add one more player to the New England Patriots’ pre-training camp injury list. Defensive tackle Alan Branch will begin training camp on the non-football injury list, according to Wednesday’s NFL transaction wire. Branch didn’t participate in voluntary organized team activities this spring but was on the field for minicamp. Branch won’t practice Thursday...
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Skip Bayless Is Fired Up About Bill Belichick’s Patriots QB Announcement

Bill Belichick announced Wednesday that Tom Brady will be the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback once his four-game Deflategate suspension ends Week 5. The announcement was merely a formality and perhaps an attempt by the Patriots head coach to nip any potential quarterback controversy in the bud, but polarizing sports commentator Skip Bayless seemed a little fired up...
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Here’s Why Neutrals Might Rank Patriots As Second Least ‘Likeable’ NFL Team

The New England Patriots win football games. Not popularity contests. That’s the conclusion of USA TODAY’s Luke Kerr-Dineen, who ranked all 32 NFL teams according to their “likeability” to neutrals on Tuesday. Kerr-Dineen reasoned that only the Washington Redskins are less likeable than the Patriots, as training camp and the start of the 2016 NFL season approaches. “The...
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Patriots Notes: New England ‘Starting All Over Again’ At Running Back In Training Camp

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots officially reported for training camp Wednesday, one day before their first fully padded practice of the summer. Head coach Bill Belichick, safety Devin McCourty, special teams captain Matthew Slater and a number of the Patriots’ assistant coaches addressed the throng of media members assembled at Gillette Stadium. Here are a few leftover...
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Red Sox Wrap: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers Hand Boston 4-3 Loss, Series Sweep

BOSTON — The Red Sox are about to get away from Fenway Park for a while, and that might be a good thing. The Red Sox battled the Detroit Tigers in another close game Wednesday but came up short for the third consecutive time, as Miguel Cabrera’s go-ahead home run in the ninth helped Detroit walk away with a 4-3 win and a series sweep. Boston came back from a two-run deficit to...
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MLB Rumors: Mets Tried Jonathan Lucroy Trade; Indians Also Interested?

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is one of the best players who could be dealt before Monday’s non-waiver MLB trade deadline. He’s excellent defensively and hits pretty well, too. The New York Mets are one team interested in Lucroy, and they reportedly offered 27-year-old catcher Travis D’Arnaud for him. mets have tried for lucroy. not necessarily likely at moment...
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How Tom Brady Still Can Help Patriots Early Despite Deflategate Suspension

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension will sideline him for the first four weeks of the upcoming NFL season. He’ll be unable to practice, play, attend team meetings, receive playbooks or even play catch with his teammates for the duration of his ban. The New England Patriots quarterback will have no participation restrictions during training camp and the preseason...
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Could The Patriots Lessen Dion Lewis’ Workload After Knee Injury?

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ offense took a significant hit in November when starting running back Dion Lewis was lost for the season with a torn ACL. Lewis averaged over 46 snaps per game in six games before suffering the knee injury in Week 9. Lewis also missed a game in Week 7 with an abdomen injury. Since Lewis is such an important piece of the Patriots’ offense...
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Victor Martinez: Red Sox ‘Made Me Feel Like I Played 10 Years Here’

When you think of how much Red Sox fans liked Victor Martinez, it’s easy to forget he played in Boston for fewer than two seasons. V-Mart was back at Fenway Park this week while the Detroit Tigers played a three-game series against the Red Sox, and the first baseman recalled fond memories of his time in Boston before Wednesday’s game. “I only played here a year, a year and...
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New Bruins Center David Backes Says Boston Seemed ‘Like A Dream Fit’

It’s safe to say Bruins center David Backes is happy to be in Boston. Backes was with the St. Louis Blues for 10 seasons and was team captain for four, so it wasn’t easy for him to join the Bruins in free agency this summer. However, he told NESN’s Tom Caron on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Tigers that he was confident he made the right...
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Josh McDaniels ‘Happy’ With Patriots But Wants To Be Head Coach At Some Point

FOXBORO, Mass. — Prepare yourself for more Josh McDaniels head coaching rumors after the 2016 NFL regular season. McDaniels’ name typically pops up when a head coaching vacancy opens up, but the New England Patriots offensive coordinator has yet to be snagged away again since rejoining the team in 2012. McDaniels was hired away from the Patriots as head coach of the Denver Broncos...
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MLB Rumors: White Sox Put James Shields On Market Amid Recent Success

A Chicago White Sox pitcher reportedly is up for grabs. Just not the one everyone highly covets. As the debate rages over whether the White Sox will deal Chris Sale, Chicago appears to be testing the waters on another starter — right-hander James Shields. James Shields is available via trade, sources say, and #WhiteSox could capitalize on spike in value: 1.71 ERA over last...
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Nate Ebner, Patriots’ Rugby Olympian, Has Large Cheering Section In Foxboro

FOXBORO, Mass. — Matthew Slater’s primary objective this week is being as prepared as possible for New England Patriots training camp, the first practice of which is scheduled for Thursday morning at Gillette Stadium. But the Patriots’ special teams captain also has another item on his to-do list. “I’m just trying to figure out where I can get my (Nate) Ebner rugby jersey...
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MLB Rumors: Giants ‘Blanketing’ Market For Starters, Relievers; Also Monitoring Royals

The San Francisco Giants need pitching and they aren’t being subtle about it. In fact, if you go to just about any baseball game from now until Monday’s non-waiver MLB trade deadline, there’s a decent chance of seeing a Giants scout in attendance. The #SFGiants are blanketing the market for starters and relievers. "Name a park, and there's a Giants scout there,'' said...
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Patriots Could Alter Offense, Playing To Jimmy Garoppolo’s Strengths

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are going into training camp under strange circumstances: They have two starting quarterbacks. Jimmy Garoppolo has been handed the reins for the first four games of the season, and Tom Brady will return as the starter when he’s back from a four-week suspension. So, does that alter how the Patriots will divvy up quarterback reps during...
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