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Watch Nate Robinson Dribble Through 7-Foot-3 Player’s Legs In NBA D-League

Nate Robinson is still playing basketball in the NBA D-League and he did something Saturday that normally is reserved for elementary school playgrounds. He dribbled through another player’s legs. Not just the ball, Robinson and the ball went through another player’s legs. The other player, Edy Tavares, is 7-foot-3 and came over to trap the 5-foot-9 Robinson which didn’t go...
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Red Sox’s Offense Has Strong Day In Spring Training Win Vs. Twins

It’s still extremely early in spring training, but the Boston Red Sox’s offense had an encouraging outing Saturday against the Minnesota Twins. After only recording two hits Friday in a 3-2 loss to the New York Mets, the Red Sox tallied 13 in an 8-7 win over the Twins at JetBlue Park. Hear what Red Sox manager John Farrell said about the game in the video from “NESN Sports...
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Isaiah Thomas could soon earn hefty contract

Isaiah Thomas could go from the last pick of the 2011 NBA Draft to a $179 million contract. Not bad, eh?Thomas will be in for quite the raise when his contract ends after the 2017-18 season, and he’s certainly earned it. The 28-year-old point guard quickly is becoming a household name throughout the NBA, and he’s in the midst of an MVP-worthy season for the Boston Celtics with...
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Bill Walton Changed T-Shirts On Live TV During Kansas-Texas Broadcast

The legend of Bill Walton continues. Walton was announcing the Texas vs. Kansas basketball game with colleague Dave Pasch on ESPN on Saturday, and as per usual Walton put his own personal touch on the broadcast. The colorful analyst was given a tie-dye T-shirt before the game and of course, he felt the need to change into it during the broadcast. Here’s the full clip with audio...
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Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian Look Like They Enjoyed Jamaica

Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian seemed to have enjoyed their recent vacation. While the NBA’s All-Star festivities were taking place in New Orleans last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers center and the reality television star enjoyed some relaxing time on the beach in Jamaica. Both Thompson and Kardashian shared some photos from their trip via Instagram on Friday. Kardashian...
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NBA Reportedly Clears Isaiah Thomas Of Alleged Gun Gesture At DeMarre Carroll

The fallout from Friday night’s game between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors appears to be over. For now. The C’s and Raptors were involved in a heated moment during the second quarter of Toronto’s 107-97 win. DeMarre Carroll knocked down Isaiah Thomas in transition with a pretty sizeable push, and Thomas, understandably, wasn’t a big fan of the play. He immediately...
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Ryan Reed Nets Second NASCAR Daytona Win; Just About Everyone Else Crashes

It was a messy, wreck-filled race that featured a red flag, 10 cautions and a big early crash that involved 19 drivers — and Ryan Reed will gladly take it. Reed steered the No. 16 Roush Fenway Ford Mustang to victory lane Saturday night in the Xfinity season-opening Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway. The 23-year-old claimed his second career win at the superspeedway...
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Watch Nationals’ Bryce Harper Hit Massive Home Run In Spring Training Debut

Bryce Harper already looks ready for Opening Day. The Washington Nationals star outfielder had a subpar 2016 season but he opened up spring training with a bang Saturday. Harper was facing New York Mets left-hander Sean Gilmartin in the second inning and he put a hurt on the first pitch he saw, blasting it well over the right-center field wall. Take a look at the tape-measure blast...
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NASCAR, Zac Brown Band Honor Dale Earnhardt Sr. With Beautiful Tribute

It’s hard to believe, but Sunday will mark the 16th Daytona 500 since Dale Earnhardt Sr. tragically died at the 2001 race. And with the 2017 race at Daytona International Speedway just a day away, NASCAR released a moving tribute set to Zac Brown Band’s “My Old Man” to the elder Earnhardt and his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., on its social media channels Saturday. If your eyes...
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Homer Simpson to be 'inducted' into National Baseball Hall of Fame

Turns out the National Baseball Hall of Fame honors more than just the game’s all-time greats, as Homer Simpson will be  “inducted” on May 27.That’s right, the acclaimed television series “The Simpsons” will be toasted in Cooperstown, N.Y., due to this year being the 25th anniversary of their cult-classic episode “Homer at the Bat.”In the episode, Mr. Burns and Mr...
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Mohamed Sanu Kind Of Links Lady Gaga To Falcons’ Super Bowl LI Collpase

Not everyone was a fan of Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime show. While the fans were dazzled by Lady Gaga’s entertaining show, the Falcons and Patriots had to sit in their locker rooms for what must have felt like forever before the start of the second half, which of course went horribly wrong for Atlanta and historically well for New England. And if you ask Falcons wide receiver Mohamed...
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Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Rips Raptors’ DeMarre Carroll Over Flagrant Foul

Things got heated between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors on Friday night, and Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas was right in the middle of the altercation. During the second quarter of the Celtics’ 107-97 loss, Thomas drove to the hoop and was shoved in the back by Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll. Carroll was assessed a flagrant foul and Thomas had some harsh words for...
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Heisman Finalist Baker Mayfield Arrested For Public Intoxication, Resisting Arrest

Baker Mayfield was a finalist for the 2016 Heisman Trophy, but now he’s in trouble with the law. The Oklahoma quarterback was arrested Saturday morning by Fayetteville, Ark., police for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest, according to The Oklahoman. The incident happened at 2:56 a.m., and Mayfield was released from jail after posting bail at 11...
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Mookie Betts does 'Salt Bae' after first spring training hit

Mookie Betts takes his job very seriously, but that doesn’t mean he can’t have fun doing it.The Boston Red Sox right fielder turned in an incredible 2016 campaign, batting .318 with 42 doubles, 31 home runs and 113 RBIs while also coming in second place in American League MVP voting, playing in his first All-Star Game and winning a Gold Glove. And he’s already showing off...
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Kevin Durant Calls Shaquille O’Neal ‘Childish’ For JaVale McGee Beef; Shaq Fires Back

What started as a funny segment on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” has turned into a full-on Twitter war. Thursday’s episode of the show featured a “Shaqtin A Fool” package that was a parody of “Doctor Strange” dedicated to JaVale McGee’s lowlights. The Golden State warriors center didn’t take too kindly to analyst Shaquille O’Neal’s commentary — the Hall of Fame...
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Chase Elliott Leads List Of Best NASCAR Drivers Under 25 Years Old

Like any sport, NASCAR has a mix of seasoned veterans and young up-and-comers. And although long-time competitors such as Dale Earnhardt Jr. get most of the attention, NASCAR’s young racers are forces to be reckoned with. Fresh faces are good for sports. Young fans need younger athletes that they can relate to; but youth only goes so far. At the end of the day, fans want to watch...
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Tom Brady, Red Sox Rally Around 6-Year-Old Mass. Boy With Inoperable Brain Tumor

The Suau family of Framingham, Mass., got the worst news of their lives just three weeks ago, but Boston athletes and celebrities alike already are rallying around them. After falling while snowboarding, James and Christine Suau initially thought their 6-year-old son, Devin, had a concussion. But after a trip to the doctor, they found out Devin had a rare form of pediatric cancer...
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Build On A Budget: Value Not An Issue With These Imported Mid-Size SUVs

Oftentimes, when people are shopping for a vehicle on a budget, they opt for a base model because they think it’s all they can afford. But that’s not always the case. The truth is, if you’re smart about the way you build your vehicle of choice, you can actually get a lot more for your money. And if you are choosing between a few models, a great way to help you aid your decision...
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Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained By Immigration For Hours At Florida Airport

Muhammad Ali Jr. happens to have a very famous name and is a U.S. citizen. But that didn’t stop immigration officials from detaining him for two hours at a Florida airport. The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was traveling with his mother, Ali’s second wife Khalilah Camacho-Ali, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Feb. 7 after returning from speaking at...
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Patriots Offseason Preview: All Eyes On Dont’a Hightower As Free Agency Looms

The New England Patriots will look to defend their Super Bowl title in 2017. But first, they have some questions to answer. Before the NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week, marking the unofficial start of the NFL offseason, we’re taking a position-by-position look at the Patriots’ roster. We’ll examine which players stood out in 2016, which ones have some work to do this...
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Patriots Offseason Preview: Outside Trey Flowers, Pass Rush Needs Improvement

The New England Patriots will look to defend their Super Bowl title in 2017. But first, they have some questions to answer. Before the NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week, marking the unofficial start of the NFL offseason, we’re taking a position-by-position look at the Patriots’ roster. We’ll examine which players stood out in 2016, which ones have some work to do this...
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Xander Bogaerts Takes Practice Reps At Third Base In Preparation For WBC

Xander Bogaerts is used to manning shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, but he got some work in at another position on Friday. In preparation for the World Baseball Classic, Bogaerts took some reps at third base, which is where he’ll be playing for Team Netherlands in the tournament. Bogaerts is no stranger to third base, as he logged some time there in 2013 during the Red Sox World...
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Celtics Wrap: Boston Blows Huge Lead, Suffers Tough 107-97 Loss Vs. Raptors

Pre-deadline trades 1, stand pat 0. The Boston Celtics didn’t do anything before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, while the teams around them in the standings, including the Toronto Raptors, were active. We’ll have to give the teams’ decisions more than one game to find out what the right decision ultimately was, but Friday night belonged to the Raptors. The Kyle Lowry-less...
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David Price Has Very Simple Idea To Help MLB Attract Younger Fans

Major League Baseball continues to seek ways to appeal to a younger audience. With games that sometimes reach the four-hour mark and a generally slow pace to the sport, the MLB tends to be consumed by an older demographic, rather than the youth. Still, Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price believes this will not be a permanent trend, citing the bevy of exciting young players baseball...
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Roush Fenway’s Lists of Daytona ‘Firsts’ Is Actually Pretty Impressive

Daytona International Speedway has been kind to Roush Fenway Racing drivers, both past and present. Greg Biffle, Trevor Bayne, David Ragan and Ryan Reed all logged their first career wins at the historic track. Biffle registered his first victory in his rookie season with RFR in 2003. At the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Biffle incredibly found his way to the front of the pack, despite...
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