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Lions’ Dominic Raiola Takes ‘Dirty’ Cheap Shot At Patriots’ Zach Moore (Video)

On the last play of an eventual 34-9 loss, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford conceded defeat and decided to take a knee. Apparently his center didn’t get the message. With his team in a “victory” formation, Dominic Raiola dove at New England Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore in an ill-advised attempt to cut block him. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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Oilers Booed By Fans Outside Locker Room After Being Blown Out (Video)

As if a 7-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on home ice wasn’t painful enough for the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night, the team had to walk past a group of unhappy fans on their way to the locker room following the brutal defeat. While booing isn’t all that uncommon an occurrence in the NHL, Oilers fans took it a step further than most following the team’s sixth straight...
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Jonas Gray Benched By Bill Belichick After Missing Practice For Tardiness

FOXBORO, Mass. — Following a 201-yard, four-touchdown performance that earned him a Sports Illustrated cover and AFC Offensive Player of the Week, Jonas Gray didn’t play a single snap for the New England Patriots. Welcome to New England, Jonas. The Patriots first-year running back missed practice Friday after arriving late to the facility and watched from the sideline as his...
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Patriots’ Secondary, Pass Rush Worked ‘Hand In Hand’ In Shutting Down Lions

FOXBORO, Mass. — Matthew Stafford is a good quarterback — really, despite what you saw Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. It was just one of those games for Stafford, when the New England Patriots defense made it nearly impossible for the Detroit Lions quarterback to throw the ball with any degree of success or consistency. When Stafford’s receivers were open, pressure...
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Johnny Manziel’s Girlfriend Really Wants Browns To Let Her ‘Bae’ Play

Brian Hoyer did not have a good game Sunday afternoon, and after the Cleveland Browns quarterback threw two interceptions in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons, fans were calling for Johnny Manziel to replace him. Well, one fan, anyways. Put bae in 😒— Colleen Crowley (@Coll_Crowley) November 23, 2014 We suppose Colleen Crowley isn’t just any “fan” — she’s...
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Liverpool-Crystal Palace Verdict: Dream Start, Nightmare Ending For Reds

Liverpool woke up in dreamland but found itself locked inside a house of horrors when it was time for bed Sunday. Liverpool suffered a 3-1 loss to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, dashing hopes that the Reds had pressed the reset button on a difficult season and were ready to kick-start a winning run following the international break. Sunday’s loss extends Reds’ losing streak...
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Celtics-Trail Blazers Live: Red-Hot Blazers Looks To Extend Win Streak

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Vote: What Did You Think Of Jonas Gray Being Benched By Bill Belichick?

One week after playing the game of his life, Jonas Gray did not play a single down when the New England Patriots hosted the Detroit Lions at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. The Patriots running back, who broke out for 201 rushing yards and four touchdowns during the 41-20 rout of the Indianapolis Colts, missed practice Friday because he overslept. According...
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Watch Boston Celtics-Portland Trail Blazers Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics return home Sunday to host the Northwest Division-leading Portland Trail Blazers at TD Garden. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under...
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MLS Playoffs Conference Semifinals: Revs Defeat Red Bulls 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. — Jermaine Jones finished a counter attack the 85th minute with a tap-in and gave the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory Sunday in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference finals. The result gives the Revolution a significant advantage heading home for the second leg of the aggregate-goals series on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Jones knocked in a cross inside...
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Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner Among Patriots’ Stars In 34-9 Win Over Lions

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Detroit Lions’ offense has had trouble getting on a roll all season, but the New England Patriots’ defense looked downright dominant Sunday afternoon. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford completed just 15 of 42 passes for 236 yards with an interception. The Patriots allowed just 3.9 yards per carry to Lions running backs. The Patriots are looking nearly...
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New Dad T.Y. Hilton Dedicates TD Celebration To Newborn Daughter (Video)

T.Y. Hilton is having himself a wonderful little Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts wide receiver became a father Sunday morning when his wife Shantrell gave birth to the couple’s first child. Hilton missed pregame warmups with a solid excuse, as he was at the hospital spending time with his newborn daughter and wife, but he made it to Lucas Oil Stadium in time for kickoff. Hilton’s...
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Julian Edelman Wears Out Juke Button During Insane Punt Return (GIF)

Tom Brady was mic’d up during a game a few weeks ago and might have got a little carried away when he called Julian Edelman the best punt returner of all time. While Edelman might not be the best of all time, he’s certainly making a case to be one of the NFL’s in today’s game. Edelman’s punt return skills were on display again Sunday afternoon as the New England Patriots...
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Reports: Jeff Green, Brandon Bass Drawing Trade Interest For Celtics

BOSTON — Trade talk concerning the Celtics isn’t a new development this season. For a change, however, it doesn’t center on point guard Rajon Rondo. While Rondo continues to be the Celtics’ most intriguing trade piece — largely because he’s simply their best player — he’s not the only guy attracting attention. Opposing teams have begun...
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Tom Brady’s Daugther Watches Him Play In Adorable Photo Posted By Gisele

Some of Tom Brady’s biggest fans took in Sunday’s game from the comfort of home and not Gillette Stadium. While Brady took on the Detroit Lions in Foxboro, Brady’s wife and daughter instead opted to watch from the living room. Brady’s wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, posted this picture to Instagram on Sunday afternoon. All together now: “Aww.”Filed under: NESN Staff...
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Scalpers in Detroit selling free Jets-Bills tickets for $125

Free tickets are surprisingly expensive in Detroit. After a record amount of snow hit New York recently, Sunday’s Bills-Jets game — originally scheduled to be played in Buffalo — was moved to Monday night in Detroit. General-admission tickets for the game at Ford Field were made available for free on Saturday, and were all snatched up quickly. The Lions held on to 500 tickets...
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Lions Remove Own Logo From Ford Field, Paint Bills’ Instead (Photos)

The Detroit Lions are doing everything they can to make the Buffalo Bills feel at home in the Motor City. The Bills are “hosting” the New York Jets on Monday night at Ford Field after a massive snowstorm forced the NFL to reschedule Sunday’s home game originally slated to be played at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The unusual circumstances could make for a difficult situation, but...
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LeBron James Says Cavaliers Are ‘Fragile’ After Losing Streak Reaches Four

The first season of LeBron James’ return to Cleveland isn’t going the way he wanted. The Cavs have stumbled out of the gate, and while things aren’t dire, they aren’t good, either. Cleveland was blown out at home by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night, the Cavs’ third straight loss, dropping them to 5-7 on the season. Frustration seems to be setting in for James, who...
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Bruins-Canadiens Notes: Claude Julien Coaches 800th NHL Game

BOSTON — Claude Julien has enjoyed remarkable coaching success at the junior, NHL and international levels. In the midst of one of his toughest coaching jobs given the astounding number of injuries his Boston Bruins have dealt with this season, Julien reached another milestone in Saturday night’s 2-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. Julien coached in his 800th game as an NHL bench...
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Patriots Can Try To Slow Calvin Johnson By Changing Looks, Studying Cardinals

The New England Patriots’ secondary faces one of its toughest tasks to date on Sunday. The Patriots will welcome the Detroit Lions to Gillette Stadium, and that means they’ll be looking for a way to shut down wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Regarded as one of the NFL’s best wideouts, Johnson can be a headache for defenses. However, it’s not impossible to slow Johnson and the...
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Report: Broncos Talk To Scoreboard Operator After Peyton Manning Complains

The Denver Broncos scoreboard operator was called into the principal’s office after Peyton Manning tattled on him. The Broncos quarterback criticized the employee for showing video on the board that led the crowd to make noise while the Broncos had the ball during Denver’s Oct. 23 home game. Manning’s words had an impact, apparently, as ESPN.com reported Sunday that Broncos president...
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Tom Brady Compares Lions To Baby Simba In Latest Facebook Post

The Detroit Lions “just can’t wait to be king,” but to maintain their first place standing in the NFC North, they’ll have to fend off Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. It appears Brady is ready to play Scar to the Lions’ Mufasa on Sunday, however. Speaking of the “Circle of Life,” Brady’s NFL debut came against the Lions back in 2000. “Nants ingonyama bagithi...
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Bill Belichick On Rob Gronkowski’s Mental Toughness: ‘You Can’t Break Him’

It’s impossible not to notice Rob Gronkowski’s physical attributes. The New England Patriots tight end is built like a monster but also has speed and agility that surpass just about anyone with a simliar build. He’s valuable both in the passing game as an incredibly talented receiver and he’s one of the NFL’s best run-blocking tight ends. However...
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Patriots-Lions Live: New England Tries To Maintain Perfect Home Record

Filed under: Doug Kyed, Live Blog, Patriots Live Blog, Top Stories
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Manny Pacquiao Destroys Chris Algieri, Still Wants Floyd Mayweather Fight

Manny Pacquiao had an easy night Saturday night — as easy as anyone can have while trying to avoid being punched in the face. Pacquiao wasn’t punched much, as he destroyed Chris Algieri on Sunday to retain the WBO welterweight title. Pacquiao dominated the fight, knocking Algieri down six times on his way to a 12-round, unanimous decision win in a Macau. After the fight, though...
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