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Report: Suns Make Late Kevin Love Trade Pitch, Offer Eric Bledsoe To T’Wolves

The Phoenix Suns are hoping that Flip Saunders is not a man of his word. Like everyone else, the Suns are aware that the Minnesota Timberwolves have had a trade agreement involving Kevin Love in place for the better part of the month. Just a day away from being able to deal Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of a three-way trade involving the Philadelphia 76ers, the Wolves received...
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Red Sox-Mariners Live: Yoenis Cespedes Returns Against Felix Hernandez

5:15 p.m.: Yoenis Cespedes is in the Red Sox’s starting lineup. Cespedes left Thursday’s game against the Angels before the fourth inning because of a personal matter. Red Sox manager John Farrell later said that it was a family medical emergency, though the skipper wouldn’t offer any additional details out of respect for Cespedes’ privacy. Cespedes will play left field and...
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Patriots-Panthers Live: Julian Edelman Puts In Early Work At Gillette Stadium

4:38 p.m. ET: The New England Patriots are set to take on the Carolina Panthers in a little less than an hour, but Julian Edelman already put in some early work down on the Gillette Stadium game field. Edelman was catching passes from a Patriots equipment assistant. The Patriots wide receiver practiced one-handed grabs, over-the-shoulder catches and shoestring grabs. Here’s...
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Red Sox Look To Solve Felix Hernandez In Series Opener With Mariners

The Boston Red Sox had one of their weakest offensive showings of the season on Thursday, and they’ll likely have their hands full on Friday night, too. The Red Sox will open a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, and Mariners ace Felix Hernandez will get the ball. One night after being one-hit by Matt Shoemaker and the Los Angeles Angels, the Sox now have...
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NESN to Air Silver Oak Jumper Tournament on Sunday, August 24 at 8 P.M.

Aug. 22, 2014 – Celebrating 30 years in 2014, NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, continues to look for distinctive New England based events to cover. On Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 pm, NESN will air the 2014 Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, New England’s premier competitive show jumping event which was ranked the 13th best horse show in North America by the North...
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Rugby Player Knocks Himself Out With Massive Hit (Video)

What happens when two massive rugby players run straight into each other at top speed? Exactly what you’d expect. A player named Misa (wearing green in the video below) went in for an open-field tackle on Saimon Lomaloma during a recent Auckland Rugby League game but ended up — in the words of the play-by-play announcer — in “gaga land” after Lomaloma lowered his shoulder...
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Red Sox Prospect Henry Owens Named To Eastern League Year-End All-Star Team

The accolades continue to pile up for Boston Red Sox prospect Henry Owens. The 22-year-old pitcher on Friday was named to the Eastern League’s year-end All-Star team for the work he did as a member of the Portland Sea Dogs. Owens only spent part of the season in Double-A Portland before being promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket. With the Sea Dogs, though, the left-hander was dominant...
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Mo’ne Davis Signed Little League Baseball Sells For $510 On eBay (Photo)

We understand that Mo’ne Davis was the undisputed star of this year’s Little League World Series, but this is a little ridiculous. A baseball signed by Davis, who last week became the first girl to pitch a shutout at the World Series, sold in an eBay auction Wednesday for a whopping final bid of $510. This Mo'ne Davis signed baseball sold for $510 on eBay http://t.co...
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Rusney Castillo Could Give Boston Red Sox Whole New Dimension (Videos)

The Boston Red Sox’s roster overhaul continues. The Red Sox, fresh off adding outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Allen Craig before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with 27-year-old Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. While it’s unclear at this point how the Red Sox plan to deploy their sudden surplus of...
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Taney Little League Player Says He Would Not Play For Mets If Drafted

The rivalry between Philadelphia and New York rings true even for 12-year-olds. Kai Williams played for the Taney baseball team that represented the Mid-Atlantic region in this year’s 2014 Little League World Series. Williams, like most kids in South Philadelphia, roots for the Phillies. If he were to be drafted by the rival Mets one day, he told the Philadelphia Daily News he...
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Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon Successful Again, Continues To Inspire (Video)

There are few, if any days on the calendar more inspiring than the two days of the NESN/WEEI Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. This year was no different as the fundraising efforts to support the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber were once again successful. In total, more than $3 million was raised for the continued fight to find cures for cancer, specifically pediatric cancer. See some of the...
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Eddie Lack Nominates Roberto Luongo For Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Goalies, generally speaking, are weird dudes. So, it’s only fitting that a goalie would come up up with one of the more bizarrely hilarious editions of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge we’ve seen yet. Eddie Lack and Roberto Luongo were tight while the two were sharing the net in Vancouver. Luongo’s trade to the Florida Panthers last season broke up the duo, but it was not enough...
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Charlie Moore Fishes With Former Patriot Gary Guyton (Video)

NFL linebacker Gary Guyton isn’t currently on a team, and the former New England Patriot has plenty of free time. Guyton recently used some of that free time to head out onto the open water with none other than the Mad Fisherman. Guyton joined Charlie Moore Outdoors in a recent episode, and you can check out a clip the video above.Filed under: Charlie Moore Outdoors, NESN Video
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Reports: Johnny Manziel Fined $12K For Middle Finger vs. Redskins

As expected, the NFL did not take kindly to Johnny Manziel’s middle-finger salute. The league has fined the Cleveland Browns quarterback $12,000 for his obscene gesture directed toward the Washington Redskins’ bench during Monday’s preseason game, according to multiple reports. ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, was the first to report the news. The rookie signal...
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Report: Red Sox To Sign Cuban OF Rusney Castillo For Seven Years, $72.5M

The Boston Red Sox appear to be getting their man. According to multiple reports, the Red Sox are close to signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million. The reported contract would be a record for a Cuban defector, surpassing the reported $68 million the Chicago White Sox gave Jose Abreu last fall. It’s unclear what the Red Sox’s immediate...
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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Goes 2-For-4 Using Yasiel Puig’s Bat (Photo)

Bryce Harper found a creative way to try and break out of his season-long slump. The Washington Nationals outfielder has battled injuries and issues at the plate in his third season the big leagues. His .265 batting average and .735 OPS are not terrible numbers, but not where most people expected them to be at this point in his career. Possibly in an effort to combat his problems...
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Report: Timberwolves To Acquire Thaddeus Young As Part Of Kevin Love Trade

Thaddeus Young’s time in the City of Brotherly Love appears to be over. The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly have a deal in place to send Young to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 2015 first-round pick and players Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The trade will be finished on Saturday, after Minnesota officially trades Kevin Love to the Cleveland...
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Former Olympic Swimmer Walks For First Time After ATV Accident (Videos)

Six-time United States gold medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen made a promise earlier this summer that she would walk again. Thursday afternoon, she did just that. Van Dyken-Rouen was paralyzed from the waist down two months ago when she was in a terrible ATV accident. She has spent the last two months in a rehabilitation program in an attempt to re-learn life’s basic tasks. With...
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Eagles’ DeMeco Ryans Demolishes Le’Veon Bell, Gets Flagged (Video)

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans must not watch a lot of preseason football. If he did, he’d know that anything beyond breathing on a receiver is going to draw a penalty in this newly flag-happy NFL. And he’d know that the hit he laid Thursday night on Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was a textbook example of what referees will be looking for this...
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Matt Williams Will Do Babe Ruth Impersonation After Nats’ Win Streak (Video)

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams doesn’t take nothing from nobody, as he reminded the Nationals press corps a couple of weeks ago. However, the Washington skipper does have a lighter side. He displayed that comical side way back in the day when he was playing for the San Francisco Giants. The former infielder was known to do one killer Babe Ruth impersonation, which you...
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UConn’s Husky Issues Charity Challenge To UGA’s Bulldog

Question: How do you know when the Ice Bucket Challenge has officially jumped the shark? When Texas A&M’s boss Kevin Sumlin calls out rapper Rick Ross? Nah, not quite. How about when official team mascot dogs start issuing the challenge to each other? Yep — I think we’re there.Filed under: FOX Sports 1, FoxSports.com
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Evolution Of Guard Position Has Thinned Once-Talented Ranks

As a member of an offense led by a coach known for his trend-setting ways, Evan Mathis understands how quickly things can change in the NFL. So as he went back to watch some clips of great linemen from the recent past — namely those of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys, he pondered a thought that might be considered by many football purists to be downright blasphemous.Filed under: FOX Sports...
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Brooklyn Flag Football Team Ditches Redskins Team Name As Offensive

One youth flag football team will not have its name associated with the Washington Redskins anymore. The Redskins of the Saint Francis Xavier Youth Sports League in Brooklyn will drop its name after many parents complained that it was offensive toward Native Americans, the New York Daily News reported Thursday. Stanley Lehman, a league organizer, did not want the name to get in...
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Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Chris Carter’s Three-Run Shot Propels Astros

Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter proved again this week why he’s the best hitter you’ve probably never heard of. Carter has been one of baseball’s best power hitters over the last two seasons, though he plays for one of the league’s worst teams. He had the chance to do some damage on the big stage when he stepped up to the plate Tuesday night against New York Yankees...
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Bills Coach Doug Marrone Curses Out Team Over Practice Fights (Video)

The grind of the preseason is wearing on the Buffalo Bills. Multiple small scuffles broke out at Thursday’s practice, prompting Bills head coach Doug Marrone cut the session short, line the players up on one sideline and ream them out for what he later called a “lack of respect.” “Get your (expletive) right,” Marrone screamed at the team, per The Buffalo News. Defensive...
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