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David Ortiz Ejected From Red Sox-Orioles Game For Arguing Balls, Strikes

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — David Ortiz was shown the door early Sunday. Ortiz was ejected from Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park by home plate umpire John Tumpane after arguing balls and strikes. Daniel Nava replaced Ortiz following the ejection, which occurred with no outs in the fifth inning and the Boston Red...
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Edward Mujica Explains Why Red Sox Teammates Call Him ‘The Chief’

This embed is invalid" /> Justin Masterson had just wrapped up his first start of 2015 when he praised the work of “The Chief.” It was obvious Masterson was referring to Boston Red Sox teammate Edward Mujica, as the veteran reliever was impressive in recording the final three outs against the Philadelphia Phillies. But Mujica’s nickname was somewhat...
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Pedro Martinez Praises Tom Brady’s Swing, Downplays DeflateGate Drama

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez tipped his cap and called Tom Brady his daddy. Figuratively speaking, of course. Martinez tossed Brady a few pitches in the batting cage behind the Boston Red Sox’s dugout at Fenway Park before Monday’s home opener. The New England Patriots quarterback, who threw out the first pitch to David Ortiz during...
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Koji Uehara Off To Strong Start Despite Injury Concerns, Age (Video)

Koji Uehara was a big part of the Boston Red Sox’s World Series win in 2013, but there was reason to doubt the pitcher’s abilities entering the 2015 season. Boston’s closer was not his usual lights-out self at the end of last season, and a hamstring injury put him out for much of spring training into the beginning of the regular season. And after...
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Tom Brady Wishes Celtics Luck Vs. Cavs In Latest Facebook Post (Photo)

Whenever a major event in New England sports rolls around, you can expect a Tom Brady Facebook post to come with it. Right on cue, the Patriots quarterback posted this excellent Photoshop on Sunday morning, a few hours before the Boston Celtics were set to begin their first-round playoff series with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The shooting sleeve was a nice touch — one that Under...
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Scout compares Mookie Betts to Deion Sanders

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Mookie Betts hype train isn’t slowing down.   The Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman recently caught up with some major league scouts to gather their opinions on Betts and Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts. Silverman found that while scouts really like both players, they absolutely love Betts, whose physical...
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Tim Wakefield: Rick Porcello Should Emerge As Red Sox’s Ace (Video)

The biggest concern for the Boston Red Sox entering the 2015 season was their lack of an ace. But if you ask Tim Wakefield, there already is a potential No. 1 starter in the club’s rotation. Boston locked down Rick Porcello with a four-year contract extension before he pitched a single regular-season game for the Red Sox, and so far, he’s shown why...
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Cavaliers Aim To Expose Isaiah Thomas’ Defensive Shortcomings

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ plan to limit Isaiah Thomas? Make him play defense. The explosive Boston Celtics point guard is a wizard on the offensive end but probably the weakest defender in the C’s backcourt. The Cavs, who host the Celtics on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series, aim to exploit that. “I think it’s a collective effort,” Cleveland reserve...
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Phillies GM: Asking price for Cole Hamels has not dropped

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Philadelphia Phillies still aren’t blinking.   One major league general manager who recently inquired about Phillies ace Cole Hamels told The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo that Philadelphia’s asking price for the left-hander still hasn’t dropped despite him struggling in two of his three starts so far this season...
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Shane Victorino Refuses To Second-Guess Hard-Nosed Play With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Shane Victorino raised his arms in triumph Sunday morning at Fenway Park. Victorino, a late scratch Saturday because of rib soreness, was penciled into the Boston Red Sox’s starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles, much to the veteran outfielder’s delight. “He swung in the cage during the game (Saturday...
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Liverpool Knocked Out Of FA Cup As Aston Villa Earns 2-1 Comeback Win

LONDON — Aston Villa came from behind to beat Liverpool 2-1 in the semifinals of the FA Cup on Sunday to clinch a title match next month against Arsenal. Though fighting to stay up in the Premier League, Villa was superior for most of the game at Wembley Stadium against a team that still has aspirations of qualifying for the Champions League. Yet, it...
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Dustin Pedroia Sits As Mookie Betts Returns To Red Sox’s Lineup Vs. Orioles

Dustin Pedroia is taking a breather. The Boston Red Sox second baseman will sit as the team takes on the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday for Game 3 of their four-game series. Pedroia had a rough day in Boston’s 4-1 loss Saturday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts while leaving five men on base. It’s perfect timing for a routine day off, though, as a red...
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DraftKings: Matt Harvey, Miguel Cabrera Make Tom Caron’s Fantasy Lineup

There’s nothing better than a little Sunday afternoon baseball. Fantasy baseball, that is. DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows best — with Boston Red...
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Josh Hamilton Puts $16.5 Million Orange County Mansion On Market (Photos)

The past few months have been a whirlwind for Josh Hamilton. The Los Angeles Angels slugger suffered a relapse with drugs in February, which has led to a battle with the club’s front office and apparently a divorce from his wife, Katie. Now, the outfielder seems to be starting fresh, as his $16.5 million home in Orange County, Calif., is on the market. The 10,850-square-foot Newport...
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UFC Fight Night Results: Luke Rockhold Submits Lyoto Machida In Round 2

NEWARK, N.J. — Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza may currently be the number one middleweight contender after his Saturday co-main event win over Chris Camozzi, but come Monday, when the updated rankings are revealed, the man in line for a shot at the 185-pound belt may very well be Luke Rockhold, who dominated Lyoto Machida in the main event at Prudential Center before submitting him...
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Dining Playbook: Billy And Jenny Have A Fenway Frank Face-Off (Video)

Selling hot dogs at Fenway Park isn’t as easy as it sounds. Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson found out the hard way, as the two “Dining Playbook” hosts took to the aisles at a Boston Red Sox home game to try their hand at hot dog hawking. See how they fared in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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Dining Playbook: Training Camp With NESN’s Sarah Davis

You might know Sarah Davis from bringing you the latest sports news on “NESN Live.” But she’s also quite the chef. On this week’s episode of “Dining Playbook,” Davis teamed up with Jenny Johnson to make a delicious caramelized onion tart with asparagus. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Review
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Dining Playbook: Haymakers For Hope

Dining Playbook’s nonprofit of the month is “Haymakers for Hope.” Amateur boxers are trained months in advance to compete against each other in a boxing match to raise money for cancer research. This year’s event is on May 14 at the House of Blues in Boston. *For more information, or to buy tickets go to haymakersforhope.org Thumbnail photo via Facebook/Haymakers for HopeFiled...
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JM Curley, Boston Chops, Bristol Lounge Have Boston’s Best Burgers (Video)

Everyone loves a good burger. Fortunately, there are plenty of great places to grab a high-quality burger in Boston. Among the best? JM Curley, Boston Chops and Bristol Lounge at Boston’s Four Seasons Hotel. See what separates these three from the meat of the pack in the video above. *Information can be found at jmcurleyboston.com, bostonchops.com and fourseasons.com. Thumbnail...
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Dining Playbook J-Tox: Matcha Tea

In this week’s edition of the new segment, “J-Tox,” Billy and Jenny try a new craze that’s sweeping the nation: Matcha Tea. This special green tea is ground into a fine powder that has ten times as many antioxidants as regularly brewed tea. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, J-Tox, NESN Video
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Dining Playbook Review: Serafina In Boston

Serafina is well-known in New York as a popular Italian restaurant chain, and now it’s coming to Boston. Check out all this new dining destination has to offer in the video above. *Information can be found at serafinaboston.com Thumbnail photo via Facebook/Serafina BostonFiled under: Dining Playbook, Review
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Dining Playbook: Billy And Jenny Head To Cask ‘N Flagon

The Boston Red Sox are back in town, which only means one thing: It’s baseball season. To get into the spirit of things, Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson went to Cask ‘N Flagon on Landsdowne Street outside Fenway Park to take in the sights and sounds and enjoy some delicious food in the process. Check it out in the video above. *Information can be found at casknflagon.comFiled under...
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Kings’ Jarret Stoll Released From Jail After Suspected Drug Possession Arrest

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll has been released from jail after his arrest for suspected cocaine possession at a Las Vegas resort. Stoll was released on $5,000 bond from the Clark County Detention Center on Friday night, KSNV-TV of Las Vegas reported. He is accused of possession of controlled substances, including cocaine and Ecstasy...
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Sabres GM not happy about losing draft lottery

Tim Murray has the chance to draft a once-in-a-generation player. Unfortunately, that player is not Connor McDavid.   The Buffalo Sabres general manager has raved about McDavid in recent weeks, even admitting that he “thinks too much” about the Erie Otters star and projected No. 1 overall pick. With the NHL’s worst record this season, Buffalo entered Saturday night’s...
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Red Sox-Orioles Notes: Brock Holt Shines In 4-1 Loss To Baltimore

BOSTON — Brock Holt’s best asset is versatility. He’s able to play nearly every position and is capable of hitting in several different spots in the batting order for the Red Sox. Not playing every day can negatively affect players, specifically at the plate. So far this season, Holt has been unaffected and he proved it again during Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles...
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