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Tom Brady Doesn’t Have Time For Julian Edelman’s Smoothie Tyme Video

Poor Julian Edelman. The New England Patriots wide receiver’s best friend — quarterback Tom Brady, of course — couldn’t make time to shoot Edelman’s latest “Smoothie Tyme” video. Fortunately for Edelman, running back Shane Vereen was around to make the “best friend smoothie,” which contains pineapple, banana, almond milk, greek yogurt, frozen strawberries, protein...
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Rob Gronkowski's party bus headed to Super Bowl

Good news, everyone. The Gronkowski family party bus is on its way to Glendale, Ariz.   New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stole the show at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday by singing Katy Perry and reading from the erotic fiction novel he inspired, but he also gave some important information about his famous party bus. “It’€™s on its way down right now,” Gronkowski said...
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GoDaddy Pulls Controversial Super Bowl Ad After Backlash From Viewers (Video)

Super Bowl XLIX isn’t until Sunday, but GoDaddy already had to pull one of its advertisements. The domain name registrar announced Tuesday that it would not show a controversial ad during the Super Bowl after backlash from viewers, who even started a petition on Change.org calling for its removal. The commercial shows a puppy, Buddy, finding his way back home after falling...
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Mike Richards Clears Waivers; Kings Send Him To Manchester’s AHL Team

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Kings have assigned Mike Richards to their AHL affiliate after the high-priced center cleared waivers. The Kings assigned Richards to the Manchester Monarchs on Tuesday after no NHL team picked him up. Richards went on waivers Monday after several seasons of declining offensive production. Although Richards played a key two-way role on the Kings’...
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Tiger Woods Smiling Again With Full Set Of Teeth After Run-In With Camera

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on Jan. 19 while celebrating girlfriend Lindsey Vonn’s record 63rd World Cup victory. He said one tooth was chipped and the other was cracked. Both were replaced before he arrived...
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Darrelle Revis To Jets Fans: Being In Super Bowl With Pats ‘Not Really My Fault’

It’s probably hard for Jets fans to see Darrelle Revis, who started his career in New York, preparing for Super Bowl XLIX with the rival New England Patriots. But the Patriots cornerback doesn’t think those fans should be placing any blame on him for that. “€œIt’s not really my fault,” Revis said during Tuesday’s Super Bowl Media Day, per...
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Marshawn Lynch Answers ‘I’m Here So I Don’t Get Fined’ To Media Day Questions

PHOENIX — Marshawn Lynch smiled politely, waved at the crowd and answered every question the same. “I’m here so I don’t get fined,” the Seattle Seahawks’ star running back constantly repeated for five minutes before leaving the podium at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday. It’s not clear if his plan will work. About 200 reporters crowded around...
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Alleged Aaron Hernandez Jailhouse Letter Up For Sale On eBay (Photos)

You really can buy anything on eBay. A seller on the auction website posted a book containing a letter allegedly written by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in 2013 while he was serving time in Bristol County Jail on murder charges. TMZ Sports reported that Hernandez was investigated for trying to sneak notes through the prison by...
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Red Sox Trade Anthony Ranaudo To Texas Rangers For LHP Robbie Ross Jr.

The Boston Red Sox just added a little left-handed pitching depth to their roster. The club announced Tuesday that it traded minor-league pitcher Anthony Ranaudo to the Texas Rangers for southpaw Robbie Ross Jr. Ross has experience as a reliever and as a starter over three seasons with the Rangers. The 25-year-old Ross had a down year in 2014, but he comes...
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Robert Kraft: Richard Sherman is a 'marketing whiz'

PHOENIX — If Richard Sherman successfully got under Robert Kraft’s skin, then the New England Patriots owner and CEO didn’t show it. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback said Sunday that the Patriots won’t be punished for DeflateGate because Kraft and commissioner Roger Goodell are so close. Kraft and Goodell were photographed together the night before the AFC Championship Game...
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Liverpool-Chelsea Verdict: Reds On Equal Footing With Blues In Semifinal Loss

Liverpool’s best effort wasn’t good enough to beat the current best team in English soccer or win the first available trophy in 2014-15. Liverpool fell to Chelsea by a score of 1-0 on Tuesday at Stamford Bridge in the semifinal of the Capital One Cup (Football League Cup). The Reds’ run in the competition ends in disappointment, as manager Brendan...
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Marshawn Lynch Reveals Love Of Car Insurance In Progressive Ad (Video)

Marshawn Lynch doesn’t usually speak to the media, but when he does it’s about … car insurance? ESPN’s Kenny Mayne was lucky enough to land an “exclusive interview” with the Seattle Seahawks running back for Funny or Die and Progressive Insurance. In the ad, Mayne plays word association with Lynch, who won’t bite until Mayne asks an “interesting and nuanced question”...
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Robert Kraft: Patriots’ Players Think DeflateGate Is ‘Hogwash’

PHOENIX — The New England Patriots too busy working to earn their owner a fourth Super Bowl ring to think about DeflateGate. The controversy that won’t go away has only distracted one Patriots player as the team prepares for Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks, owner and CEO Robert Kraft said Tueday at MediaDay. “By and large, except for our quarterback, they’re...
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Richard Sherman: Tom Brady Is ‘More Fiery Than The Rest Of The QBs’

PHOENIX — Tom Brady and Richard Sherman will have to wait until Sunday to have a war of words. Sherman was complimentary and civil when asked about the New England Patriots quarterback Tuesday at Media Day. Brady and the Seattle Seahawks cornerback famously exchanged some trash talk two years ago when the two teams met. “He’s a little more fiery than the rest of the quarterbacks...
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LeGarrette Blount: Seahawks’ Defense Isn’t ‘Immortal,’ Can Be Beaten

PHOENIX — New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount isn’t overly intimidated by the Seattle Seahawks’ defense. The Seahawks, who the Patriots will play Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, allowed just 4,274 yards this season (541 less than the No. 2 team in the NFL) and ranked third in run defense. Blount isn’t interested in hearing those stats, however. “I don’t care...
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Marshawn Lynch Actually Answers Questions In Awesome Skittles Commercial (Video)

How do you get Marshawn Lynch to speak to the media? With Skittles, of course. The notoriously silent, Skittles-loving Seattle Seahawks running back did a commercial for the fruity candy, and he answered plenty of hard-hitting questions, like whether he prefers dog or cat videos and whether he thinks it’d be easier to play football on the moon. Hopefully we’ll hear more...
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Brandon Browner: 'No hard feelings' with Sherman, Thomas

PHOENIX — Brandon Browner is trying to change, but he’ll always have the Legion of Boom in and on him. The former Seattle Seahawk came out when Browner, who has a Legion of Boom tattoo, talked to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, and told her that his New England Patriots offensive teammates should try to go after Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas’ injuries. Those type of statements...
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Bill Simmons Takes Shot At Ray Lewis Over Patriots DeflateGate Comments

This embed is invalid" /> Ray Lewis ticked off Bill Simmons, apparently. Lewis suggested during Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl pregame show that there should be an asterisk next to the New England Patriots’ name if they defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Simmons, clearly not agreeing with Lewis’ take on DeflateGate, responded in a big way...
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Super Bowl Odds: Five Reasons Patriots, Seahawks Could Win And Cover

The New England Patriots are currently a one-point favorite over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The line opened with the Seahawks as two-point favorites, but much like last year’s Super Bowl, it has swung to the AFC. Five reasons the Patriots will win and cover: 1. The Patriots have a strong track record...
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Roger Allenby Insists He Was Robbed, Has ‘No Memory’ Before Waking Up In Park

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story Tuesday that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu, basing the account on what he remembered and what he was told by a homeless woman who came to his aid. “There has definitely been a lot of confusion,” Allenby said. “But I think the No. 1 thing that you should all remember is that my story...
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Dont’a Hightower, Jamie Collins: Patriots’ Defense More Fun This Season

PHOENIX — Dont’a Hightower and Jamie Collins are coming for any and all quarterbacks. That includes you, Tom Brady. The two New England Patriots linebackers’ impressive versatility apparently extends past just playing defense. Collins said he’s willing to play anywhere on the field, including Brady’s position. “I tend not to settle,” Collins, who played quarterback...
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Rob Gronkowski Reads From Erotic Novel At Super Bowl Media Day (Video)

Super Bowl XLIX Media Day quickly turned into story time with Gronk. Rob Gronkowski unsurprisingly stole the show at Tuesday’s event in Phoenix. One of the day’s best highlights involved the New England Patriots tight end reading aloud a passage from an erotic fiction novel that he inspired. The novel — “A Gronking to Remember” by Lacey Noonan — has been pulled from Amazon...
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Martin Brodeur To Retire, Will Join St. Louis Blues’ Front Office

ST. LOUIS — Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, is retiring. Brodeur starred for years with New Jersey and is now with St. Louis. He plans a Thursday news conference to announce that he is retiring and will join the Blues in a management role in hockey operations. The 42-year-old Brodeur wrapped up a 22-year career with St. Louis after signing as a free...
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Miesha Tate: ‘Cupcake’ Nickname All About Proving People Wrong

When it comes to nicknames, Miesha Tate has one of the more interesting ones in the world of women’s MMA, but while some of her reason for choosing the moniker “Cupcake” has to do with her love for baking, just as much comes from another love: proving people wrong. “When I first started fighting, it would really bother me that people in general, and not just my opponents...
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Bill Belichick Reveals Love For Monkey Puppets At Super Bowl Media Day

Bill Belichick lets his hair down when he wants to. The New England Patriots head coach showed his kinder, gentler side Tuesday at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day in Phoenix when asked about stuffed animals by linebacker Jerod Mayo’s daughter, Chya. “What stuffed animals do I like?” Belichick responded with a smile. “I like, like, a little puppet. You can kind of put your fingers...
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