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Patriots Practice Attendance: Jamie Collins Debuts At Training Camp

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Linebacker Jamie Collins made his training camp debut Friday after missing Thursday’s practice. The linebacker was absent Thursday for undisclosed reasons, though head coach Bill Belichick said there are “no issues.” Running back Dion Lewis and guard Tre’ Jackson, both of whom are on the physically...
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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Spreads Ronda Rousey Pregnancy Rumor On Twitter

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has more than 100,000 Twitter followers. If she tweets a rumor, it’s going to be seen by a lot of eyes, even if it’s not necessarily true. Thus, when Cyborg tweeted Thursday about whether Ronda Rousey is pregnant, people started talking. I keep hearing the rumor @RondaRousey is expecting and no longer fighting #ufc205 if true congrats on the new...
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UFC 201 Odds: Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler Favored Vs. Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley will look to extend his win streak to three fights and claim the UFC welterweight title when he faces reigning champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday at UFC 201 as a +150 betting underdog at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. It has been 18 months since Woodley last stepped into the octagon at UFC 183, where he battled Kelvin Gastelum to a split-decision victory...
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Vikings Quarterback Suffered Ankle Injury While Breaking Into Own Home

Taylor Heinicke might want to invest in Netflix. The Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback revealed Thursday that he suffered a leg injury a couple of weeks ago while trying to break into his own home following a late-night trip to the movies. “I was locked out of my house after a late-night movie,’’ Heinicke told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “I came back and there’s no one...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (A.K.A. Michael Jordan) Roasts Donald Trump At DNC

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar rarely demonstrated his humor during his basketball career, but his sense of humor was on full display Thursday night — at Donald Trump’s expense. The NBA legend started his speech at the Democratic National Convention by introducing himself as “Michael Jordan.” Abdul-Jabbar told the crowd he did so because Trump, the Republican nominee for U.S. president...
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Young Red Sox Fan Catches Dustin Pedroia’s Foul Ball, Bows Like A Boss

This is why you bring a glove to the ballpark. A young Boston Red Sox fan caught Dustin Pedroia’s foul ball Thursday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. The fan initially felt the joy of acquiring a free souvenir on a fine play, but his sense showmanship prompted him to make the most of his moment in the spotlight. The kid’s epic, eighth-inning bow didn’t inspire the...
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Five Players Whom Teams Shouldn’t Overpay For At MLB Trade Deadline

There’s a lack of talent on the block before Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, which means demand is high and prices will go up. However, teams need to be wary of wasting assets this weekend. Certain clubs already have come out with some ridiculous demands for non-elite players, and that certainly puts contenders at risk of overpaying for what they need. So...
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MLB Rumors: Marlins To Acquire Andrew Cashner, Colin Rea From Padres

The Miami Marlins are bolstering their rotation. The Marlins have reached an agreement to acquire starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres, according to multiple reports. Miami’s top prospect, Josh Naylor, reportedly is going to San Diego as part of the blockbuster trade. Sources: The Marlins, who have been looking for rotation depth, have an agreement...
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Bill Belichick Says Jamie Collins’ Thursday Camp Absence Was ‘Excused’

New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins was not present at Thursday’s training camp practice — the first one of the summer. The reason for his absence is unknown, but Patriots head coach Bill Belichick confirmed before Friday’s session that Collins was “excused” from Thursday’s practice and that there’s “no issues.” Collins was present for Friday morning’s...
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WATCH: Belichick gets annoyed by Jimmy Garoppolo question

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo starting over Tom Brady when the four-time Super Bowl champion returns from his Deflategate suspension in Week 5 against the Cleveland Browns is an insane idea. Nevertheless, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was asked before Friday’s training camp practice at Gillette Stadium if there was a chance Garoppolo could remain as the starter...
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Mike Trout Forces Hanley Ramirez Into ‘Mental Mistake’ As Red Sox Crumble

Hanley Ramirez just tried to do too much. The Boston Red Sox suffered a brutal 2-1 loss Thursday night when the Los Angeles Angels scored both of their runs on a throwing error by Ramirez in the bottom of the ninth inning. It was an inexcusable play that the Red Sox first baseman clearly lamented following the defeat. “I tried to get to get two (outs) before I got one and it can’t...
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Patriots Mailbag: Running Back Depth Could Be Boosted Through Trade

Bill Belichick shocked the world by being unusually forthcoming this week. Not only did the New England Patriots head coach announce Jimmy Garoppolo would start Week 1 — something offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels would not do earlier to the media — he also jumped out in front of any potential quarterback controversies by saying Tom Brady would start in Week 5. Then he announced...
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Fantasy Football Rankings: Steelers Players You Should Draft, Avoid This Season

Editor’s note: To help you prepare for your fantasy football draft, NESN.com will profile each NFL team and analyze which players are worth picking and which players aren’t worth your time. Today, we look at the Bills. The Pittsburgh Steelers have one of the best offenses in the league, which means they have some very nice players that certainly can help you contend in your fantasy...
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David Price Pitched Like An Ace, But Red Sox Still Lose To Angels

Sometimes baseball, like life, isn’t fair. That was the case for David Price on Thursday night. The Boston Red Sox ace needed an ace-like performance after back-to-back rocky outings after the All-Star break, and that’s exactly what he got. Price faced the minimum batters through three innings thanks to a pair of double plays. He ran into a little bit of trouble in the fifth...
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Red Sox Notes: Defense, Bullpen Fall Apart In Ninth Inning In Loss Vs. Angels

The Boston Red Sox were two outs away from starting their 11-game West Coast road trip with a win when Daniel Nava hit what appeared to be an easy grounder to Hanley Ramirez at first. But it was anything but easy. The Red Sox first baseman fielded the ball and decided to throw to Sandy Leon at home to prevent the game-tying run from scoring, but Ramirez’s throw sailed over Leon’s...
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Red Sox Wrap: Hanley Ramirez’s Error Spoils David Price’s Outing In 2-1 Loss

The third time was the charm for David Price after the All-Star break, but it still wasn’t enough. The Boston Red Sox ace struggled in his first two outings after the Midsummer Classic, but Thursday was a different story. However, the Los Angeles Angels loaded the bases in the ninth inning off closer Brad Ziegler before walking off with a win 2-1 win on a throwing error by first...
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Chris Sale Cuts Up Cubs Lineup, Leaves Jerseys Alone In White Sox Return

Chris Sale returned to the mound Thursday for the Chicago White Sox and, unsurprisingly, was still a very good pitcher. Controversy has surrounded the 27-year-old ace. The subject of several trade rumors and many teams’ desires, Sale was suspended for cutting up throwback jerseys he didn’t want to wear while pitching. But all was hunky-dory when he squared off against the cross...
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The Giants Just Kicked Off MLB Trade Deadline Week With A Blockbuster Deal

We have a trade! Major League Baseall’s non-waiver trade deadline is Monday, and the San Francisco Giants just turned up the heat with the week’s first big deal. Sure, we’ve seen some smaller trades like the Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays swap relievers Drew Storen and Joaquin Benoit, but the Giants, real contenders in the National League, just sent a top prospect away...
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Red Sox Have To ‘Dig In’ To Make It Through Brutal Remaining Road Schedule

The Boston Red Sox’s schedule isn’t getting any easier. With 63 games remaining, the Sox will play 41 of those away from the friendly confines of Fenway Park, a daunting task for even the toughest, most consistent teams. Fortunately, they’ve got a lot of youth on the roster to help combat the exhaustion that might creep in, but it’ll take more than just young legs to stay...
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Mike Trout does David Ortiz impersonation

David Ortiz has received plenty of retirement gifts during his farewell season, but Mike Trout made sure the Los Angeles Angels’ ceremony stands out. Trout was one of three Angels representatives who presented Ortiz with a portrait prior to Big Papi’s final series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Alfredo Griffin presented David Ortiz with a portrait...
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MLB Trade Deadline: ‘There’s A Supply And Demand Problem’ For Pitching

The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is just days away and it seems like everyone is a contender. If there’s one thing those contenders seem to have in common, it’s that most need starting pitching. But here’s the thing: no big-name, quality starting pitchers are really available. The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier joined NESN’s “Red Sox First Pitch” to discuss...
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Report: A's likely to trade Sonny Gray before deadline

Teams in need of starting pitching probably should give Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics a call before Monday’s non-waiver deadline. There are no new specific deals linked to the A’s, but Oakland likely will trade right-hander Sonny Gray and “would definitely” deal left-hander Rich Hill after he recovers from his blister, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo...
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Celtics Preseason Schedule Includes Trips To UMass Campus, North Carolina

The Boston Celtics announced their preseason schedule Thursday. A seven-game slate, the C’s will travel to five different cities before arriving home at Boston’s TD Garden with two games to wrap up preseason play. The first exhibition contest kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 4 and heads out west to the UMass Amherst campus before take a trip south for a two-game set with the Charlotte...
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Red Sox Vs. Angels Lineup: David Price Tries To Get Back On Track In L.A.

David Price’s two starts after the All-Star break have been eerily similar, and not in a good way. The Boston Red Sox ace allowed 11 hits over 5 2/3 innings against the New York Yankees on July 17 and against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. Price’s record now stands at 9-7 with a 4.51 ERA. But perhaps a long road trip is just what the doctor ordered for Price and the Red Sox...
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Dee Gordon’s Apology For P.E.D. Use, Suspension Shows Right Way To Own ‘Mistake’

Dee Gordon is returning to Major League Baseball on a mission to redeem himself. The reigning National League batting champion is expected to return from his 80-game suspension Thursday when the Miami Marlins take on the St. Louis Cardinals. MLB sanctioned Gordon for using performance-enhancing drugs, and his three-month absence seems to have taught him a lot. On Wednesday night...
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