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Report: Celtics Willing To Be Third Team In Cavaliers’ Trade For Kevin Love

The Boston Celtics’ interest at being involved in a trade for Kevin Love is no news flash. But the Celtics might be interested in taking part in a Love deal even if it doesn’t end up putting the All-Star power forward in Boston. The Celtics are one of several teams looking to take part in a three-team trade that would send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sean Deveney of the...
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Nationals, Rockies Engage In Lengthy National Anthem Standoff (Video)

Before the first pitch was thrown at Wednesday afternoon’s Washington Nationals-Colorado Rockies game, the Nats recorded a huge morale-boosting win. After the national anthem wrapped up and the players returned to their respective dugouts, Washington’s Aaron Barrett and Colorado’s Dave Barnes remained on the field, as they engaged in a lengthy and fiercely competitive standoff...
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Jadeveon Clowney Has No Clue Who Bill Belichick, Roger Goodell Are

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney is lucky that football players aren’t judged based on their pop culture knowledge. The No. 1 overall draft pick sat down with Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe and played a game in which they held index cards with names on them — mostly of sports and pop culture figures — on their foreheads and gave each other clues as to who the person...
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Red Sox-Blue Jays Live: Shane Victorino Leads Off While Brock Holt Rests

4:45 p.m. ET: That infamous laggard, Brock Holt, is out of the lineup again Wednesday. It’s the second time in more than two months he’s gotten the day off. Must be nice. In all seriousness, Holt certainly wasn’t going to complain about so much playing time, but fatigue might have been a factor in his 0-for-4 performance Tuesday. With Holt out, Shane Victorino takes over in...
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Chicago Cubs Fans Enthusiastically Praise Nonexistent Prospects (Video)

The Chicago Cubs’ farm system is so promising that even the fake prospects are garnering praise from the most loyal of fans. With third baseman Kris Bryant hitting .343 and recording 33 home runs to go along with 84 RBIs while splitting time between Double-A and Triple-A this season, and 21-year-old Javier Baez finding his groove with the Iowa Cubs to the tune of 16 home runs...
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Patriots Release Tyler McDonald After Five Days With Team, Sign Greg Orton

Wide receiver Tyler McDonald didn’t last long with the New England Patriots. The undrafted rookie wideout was released Wednesday, the team announced. The Patriots re-signed wide receiver Greg Orton to take McDonald’s spot on the 90-man roster. This is Orton’s second stint with the Patriots. He was originally signed to the Patriots’ practice squad on Dec. 31, 2013 before being...
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Brock Holt Not In Red Sox Lineup Against Toronto For First Time Since May

The Boston Red Sox have played up and down baseball all season long, but the one constant since May 15 has been that Brock Holt has been in the lineup. That will change on Wednesday night in Toronto. For the first time in more than two months, Holt will get the night off, as he’s not in the lineup against the Blue Jays. Holt is coming off an 0-for-4 showing in Boston’s 7-3 loss...
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Madden 15 QB Ratings: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson Tied At Fourth (Photos)

EA Sports created a stir on Tuesday when it released a list of the 13 highest-rated rookies in “Madden NFL 15,” with a rather notable omission. On Wednesday, the video game company revealed the player ratings of its top five quarterbacks. One thing that is sure to rattle New England Patriots fans is quarterback Tom Brady’s ranking. Brady received a 93 overall rating,...
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Jeff Francoeur’s Triple-A Teammates Successfully Prank Him Once Again (Video)

Outfielder-turned-pitcher Jeff Francoeur was reportedly called up by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, and while that’s great news for his career, that unfortunately means the end of his minor-league teammates pranking him. Thankfully, though, the El Paso Chihuahuas got one more prank in before Francoeur was promoted to the bigs. Back in April, Francoeur’s Triple-A teammates...
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Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers: Fenway Park An ‘Iconic’ Stadium (Video)

Brendan Rodgers has been here before. The Liverpool manager took over the English Premier league club in 2012, just before The Reds headed overseas to Fenway Park in Boston to take on Italy’s AS Roma in the first installment of “Football at Fenway.” A lot has changed since then, as Rodgers has turned Liverpool’s fortunes around in the form of a second-place finish in the...
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Former NHL Player Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison After Robbing Two Banks

Life off the ice hasn’t gone very smoothly for former NHL enforcer Patrick Cote. The 39-year-old, who played 105 games with the Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers during his six-year NHL career, was sentenced to 30 months in prison after confessing to two bank robberies, CJAD 800 AM in Montreal reports. The La Salle, Quebec, native reportedly caught the attention...
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Report: Timberwolves Considering ‘Significant’ Kevin Love Trade Offer From Bulls

The Chicago Bulls are trying to find Love in what seemed to be a hopeless place. The Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday appeared to be the favorites to land Kevin Love in a potential trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, apparently edging out the Bulls’ potential trade package. However, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday that the Bulls are going hard after Love with an enticing...
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Dwyane Wade Asked Why He Flops So Much By Kid At Sports Camp (Video)

When Dwyane Wade returned to his hometown of Chicago this week to host a youth sports camp with Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, he probably thought he could get away from all the hoopla and annoying questions that mark the NBA offseason. Boy, was he wrong. Apparently the Miami Heat guard isn’t safe anywhere, as Wade claimed while addressing the media on Tuesday that...
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Liverpool-Roma ‘Football At Fenway’ Live: Scores, Highlights, Analysis

1 p.m.: Once again, it’s time for “Football at Fenway.” Liverpool FC makes its long-anticipated return to Boston’s Fenway Park on Wednesday evening. The Reds will take on Italian club AS Roma in a prestigious, preseason exhibition game against Italian club AS Roma on Wednesday. The Liverpool-Roma game is a rematch of the unforgettable 2012 contest, which Roma won 2-1. The...
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Bill Belichick Has ‘No Further Comment’ On Aaron Hernandez Text Messages

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick made it clear that he’s finished talking about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Belichick was asked three questions on Wednesday at Gillette Stadium about text messages that he exchanged with Hernandez between December 2012 and April 2013. The Patriots head coach chose not to comment on the texts that the Patriots turned...
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Colts WR Reggie Wayne Arrives To Training Camp In Indy Car (Photos)

Reggie Wayne’s metaphor game was strong as he showed up at Indianapolis Colts training camp on Wednesday. Wayne sent a pretty loud message when the veteran wide receiver showed up to camp in an Indy car driven by Ed Carpenter. Wayne went all-in, too, donning a firesuit and a Colts helmet. There certainly is meaning to Wayne’s mode of transportation. The wideout is coming...
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Charlie Moore Hangs Out With MMA Fighter Huzon Alexander In Latest Episode (Video)

The Mad Fisherman is learning how to fight. in the the latest episode of “Charlie Moore Outdoors,” Charlie travels to Vermont to hang out with MMA fighter Huzon Alexander. Charlie gets a chance to hit two of Huzon’s favorite places to fish near where he lives, and he takes Charlie to his gym to teach him how to perform martial arts. Meanwhile, Charlie tries to convince Huzon...
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Report: Defensive End Jason Babin, Jets Agree To Two-Year Contract

On the eve of their first training camp practice of the 2014 season, the New York Jets added a veteran presence to their defensive line. The Jets and free agent defensive end Jason Babin agreed to terms on a two-year contract, with the second year being a team option, multiple outlets reported Wednesday. NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones was the first to report the deal. The 34-year...
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Patriots Know Expectations High For ‘One Of The Best Teams In The NFL’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Being a member of the New England Patriots comes with a lot of perks — like making the playoffs every season, for example — but each season’s team is held to lofty standards that can be nearly impossible to live up to. Last year’s 12-4 finish would have been considered a success for most NFL franchises, but since the Patriots not only didn’t win the...
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Jack White Has Least Fun Time Imaginable At Chicago Cubs Game (Photos)

If Jack White had fun at the Chicago Cubs game Tuesday night, he sure didn’t show it. The rocker, who hails from Detroit, rocked some Cubbies gear as he took in their game against the San Diego Padres while in town for a couple of shows. But hopefully his stage presence is a little less intimidating than the vibe he was giving off at Wrigley Field. Is that Jack White http://t...
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Cardinals Catcher Uses ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Scene As Walk-Up Song (Video)

Tony Cruz doesn’t get the chance to hit very often, but when he does, he certainly makes the most of it. Cruz is the backup catcher to St. Louis Cardinals All-Star Yadier Molina, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 10 with an injured thumb. Molina’s injury has allowed Cruz to see some extended time, which is great news for sports fans everywhere, because it has...
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Chase Headley Arrives Mid-Game, Hits Walkoff Single In Yankees Debut (Video)

If first impressions are really important as everyone says they are, Chase Headley is going to get along just fine in New York. The veteran third baseman was traded to the Bronx Bombers on Tuesday, as New York bolstered its lineup by taking a shot Headley. So far, so good, as Headley made an immediate impact with his new club. Headley didn’t appear in the Yankees’ dugout until...
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LeBron James Sends Cupcakes To Neighbors To Apologize For ‘Hectic’ Return

When LeBron James announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, he brought more than his talents back to Northeast Ohio. In the days leading up to James’ decision, fans gathered in swarms around his house in Bath Township, Ohio, to wait for his announcement. Their presence created so much of a disturbance in the neighborhood that LeBron felt the need to apologize to his neighbors...
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Report: Ryan O’Reilly, Avalanche Avoid Arbitration With Two-Year, $12M Contract

Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche both came to their senses, and one of the game’s best young players is staying in Denver for a couple of years. O’Reilly and the Avs came to terms on a two-year deal worth $12 million, according to multiple reports. The new contract means the two sides will avoid arbitration and puts to end a drawn-out contract dispute. TSN’s Darren...
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Football At Fenway: NESN Will Re-Air Liverpool-AC Roma At Midnight

Two of Europe’s best soccer teams will square off at historic Fenway Park on Wednesday night in a can’t-miss event. Luckily for you, there are multiple chances to watch. Liverpool and AC Roma will participate in the much-anticipated “Football at Fenway” exhibition match that will air at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports. For those who missed it or just want to re-live the action...
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