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Red Sox ‘End Of Summer Family Packs’ On Sale, Include Duck Boat Rides

If you’re looking to send summer out with a bang before the kids head back to school, look no further than the Boston Red Sox’s “End of Summer Family Packs.” For the Red Sox’s home stretch from Aug. 17 to 23, the team is offering packages that include game tickets, free parking at the Prudential Center Garage, a free Duck Tour ride from the garage to Fenway Park, activity...
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Ronda Rousey: I’ll Fight Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino If She Stops Steroids, Makes Weight

Ronda Rousey vanquished her 12th straight opponent by knocking out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds Saturday night, and it didn’t take her much longer to start talking about future bouts. After Rousey’s win in UFC 190, it doesn’t seem as though there are any women left who could possibly take her. But there is one woman in Invicta FC who could give Rousey a run for her money, and...
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Red Sox’s Trade Deadline Piques Curiosity, But Strategy Understandable

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — This isn’t a video game or fantasy baseball. We’re not dealing with trading cards (they still exist, right?) or POGs (remember those?). The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is a nice time to take stock of the league, including one’s own organization, but such due diligence doesn’t always lead to significant...
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Watch Arsenal-Chelsea 2015 FA Community Shield Online (Live Stream)

Arsenal and Chelsea both have lofty expectations for the 2015-16 Premier League season, which begins later this month. But first, they will square off in the 2015 FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The Gunners are in this game for the second straight year after winning another FA Cup in May. They defeated Manchester City 3-0 in the 2014 Community Shield, and the...
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Red Sox Notes: Xander Bogaerts Gearing Up For Power Surge With Boston?

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — While it might be too little, too late, even with 57 games remaining, the Red Sox have looked like a good baseball team dating back to Thursday night. The Red Sox extended their winning streak to three games Saturday with an 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Boston’s offense produced 16 hits, continuing...
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Ronda Rousey Proves Dominance Again In Knockout Win Over Bethe Correia

Ronda Rousey is simply too good. There’s no woman in UFC that is capable of beating her, and she proved that again in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 190 from Rio de Janeiro. Rousey needed just 34 seconds to overcome undefeated challenger Bethe Carreia and defend her UFC bantamweight title for the sixth time. Here’s the final sequence that was too much for Correia. ...
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Ronda Rousey’s UFC Dominance Begs The Question: Can Anyone Stop Her?

Ronda Rousey might have no more worlds to conquer. Unlike Alexander the Great, Rousey didn’t weep at that thought. She simply made mincemeat of another challenger, Bethe Correia, to retain her UFC bantamweight belt Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. Rousey’s 12th win in 12 bouts came by knockout just 34 seconds into the fight, continuing a level of dominance not seen in combat...
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Watch Ronda Rousey’s UFC 190 Post-Fight Press Conference (Live Stream)

http://www.ufc.com/media/ufc-190-post-fight-press-conference/embed?width=640&height=360 Ronda Rousey did it again. One of the world’s greatest athletes defended her bantamweight title Saturday night with a convincing knockout victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 that lasted just 35 seconds. There was plenty of trash talk leading up to this fight, but will there be any more...
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Red Sox Fan Struggles With Poncho During Boston’s Win Vs. Rays (Video)

The struggle was real for a Boston Red Sox fan and his poncho Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. History has shown us ponchos are tricky contraptions that are not meant to be taken lightly. But as the weather took a turn for the worse during Boston’s 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, one Red Sox fan forgot that important lesson. The fan’s epic struggle provided Red Sox...
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Charlie Davies Scores Twice, Leads Revolution To Win Vs. Toronto FC

FOXBORO, Mass. — Charlie Davies scored twice, Lee Nguyen added a penalty kick and the New England Revolution beat 10-man Toronto FC 3-1 on Saturday night. Davies opened the scoring for the Revolution (8-9-7) in the 35th minute with a point-blank finish off Kelyn Rowe’s cross. Jozy Altidore was sent off four minutes later for violent conduct. He kicked in frustration at Revolution...
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Junior Seau’s Daughter Now Allowed To Speak At Hall Of Fame Induction

It turns out Sydney Seau will have the chance to honor her late father, Junior Seau, when he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next Saturday. “Sydney will be given a chance to share thoughts about her father immediately following the unveiling of his bronzed bust,” the Hall of Fame said in a statement, via ESPN.com. “The unveiling, which typically features just...
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Travis Shaw’s Presence With Boston Red Sox Has John Farrell Feeling Old

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Cheer up, John. You’re not that old. Travis Shaw powered the Red Sox to an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Fenway Park. Boston manager John Farrell was asked after the victory whether he sees any similarities personality-wise between Shaw and the 25-year-old’s father, Jeff Shaw, with whom the skipper played...
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Travis Shaw Gives Red Sox Something To Think About With Monster Effort

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Travis Shaw might as well hold up a sign that says, “Hey guys, look at me.” Shaw, recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket before Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, showed up to Fenway Park not knowing whether he’d be in the Boston Red Sox’s starting lineup. The 25-year-old left knowing he made the most of his opportunity...
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Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo Appear In NBA Africa Game (Video)

JOHANNESBURG — The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute. That had the crowd roaring early at Ellis Park Arena in downtown Johannesburg. It got even louder when African NBA legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo stripped off their business suits...
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Vince Wilfork Keeps Promise, Introduces Daughter To Teammate J.J. Watt

Vince Wilfork made a promise to his daughter, and he didn’t forget it. When Wilfork signed with the Houston Texans in the offseason after spending 11 seasons with the New England Patriots, he promised his daughter, Destiny, she could meet Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. It took a few months, but Wilfork followed through on that promise Saturday. “One of the reasons I came...
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Larry Lucchino Ready To Step Back From Red Sox President/CEO Position

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox front office is undergoing a change. Larry Lucchino is prepared to step down from his position as president/CEO of the Red Sox, according to The Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy. “I’ll be 70 in September,” Lucchino told Shaughnessy. “That’s sort of why I’m ready to step back.” Red Sox principal...
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UFC 190 Live: Ronda Rousey-Bethe Correia Round By Round, Card Results

The wait is over. The much-anticipated UFC 190 from HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, kicks off Saturday night with the main event featuring Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia in the women’s bantamweight championship fight. Both women have engaged in trash talk for months, and now it’s finally time to settle the score in the octagon. Rousey is defending her title and expected...
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Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox Offense Come Up Big Against Rays (Video)

The Boston Red Sox’s offense has been inconsistent at times this season, but there’s no doubt it is capable of efforts like Saturday afternoon. The Red Sox had 16 hits in an 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. One player who stepped up at the plate was shortstop Xander Bogaerts. He had four hits and raised his batting average to .319. “We scored a lot of runs...
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Las Vegas Mob Museum to open FIFA corruption exhibit

The organized, criminal activities of certain FIFA officials will be immortalized next month in their rightful place: The Mob Museum. The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in Las Vegas, commonly known as the “Mob Museum,” will open a permanent exhibit in September devoted to the recent FIFA scandal and other soccer ills called “The ‘Beautiful Game...
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Travis Shaw Hits First Two Big League Homers In Red Sox’s Win (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A triple wasn’t enough for Travis Shaw. Shaw, who hit his first career major league home run Saturday in the third inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park, stepped to the plate in the eighth inning needing just a triple for the cycle. The 25-year-old took things a step further, launching...
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Frank Lampard Debuts With New York City FC, Plays In MLS At Last (Video)

Frank Lampard enraged some New York City F.C. fans by delaying his arrival at the Major League Soccer team, but hard feelings now appear to have subsided. Lampard received a raucous ovation from NYCFC fans Saturday when he entered a MLS game for the first time. This embed is invalid" /> Lampard played the final 22-plus minutes in what ultimately...
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Red Sox Wrap: Travis Shaw’s Huge Day Powers Boston To 11-7 Win Over Rays

BOSTON — Hey now, Travis Shaw. Shaw, who was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket before Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park, had a huge day filling in for third baseman Pablo Sandoval. The 25-year-old drilled the first two home runs of his major league career as the Red Sox rolled to an 11-7 win. GAME IN A WORD Inspired. The Red Sox could just pack it in this...
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Patriots Release Three, Including Veteran Cornerback Derek Cox

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots already began reshuffling their roster three days into training camp. The Patriots released cornerbacks Derek Cox and Justin Green and linebacker D.J. Lynch on Saturday, the team announced. All three players were absent for Day 3 of minicamp Saturday morning. Both Cox and Lynch left Friday’s practice midway through the two-hour session...
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Miguel Herrera apologizes for costly Philly airport fight

Miguel Herrera’s head finally has cooled, but it’s far too late to save the most high-profile job of his career. Herrera issued a public apology Saturday for the altercation with a reporter, which cost him his job as head coach of Mexico’s national team. Herrera expressed his sadness at the incident and it’s fallout but also included a number of caveats in his apology. ...
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Tom Caron: XXL

I got the call April 10th. I was halfway out the door when I heard the diagnosis, the strange-looking mass they had removed from my chest tested positive for lymphoma. I’d have to make an appointment with an oncologist. First, I had to get to work. It was a Friday afternoon and the Boston Red Sox were in New York to face the Yankees. It was the first week of the baseball season...
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