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Royals Fan Selling 1965 Mustang In Order To Buy World Series Tickets

Jerod Main loves his Mustang, but he loves the Kansas City Royals more. The Blue Springs, Mo., resident is selling his 1965 Ford Mustang fastback on Craigslist for $24,000 with the hopes that he’ll be able to purchase World Series tickets for his family of six. Main told Kansas City’s KSHB news that they would attend a game either at home or in San Francisco. While the idea of...
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Woman Goes Into Labor At Kauffman Stadium, Tries To Watch World Series Anyway

If you think you’re a dedicated sports fan, this story might knock you down a few pegs. A very pregnant Stephanie Hetherington and her husband Jason were at Kauffman Stadium to cheer on the Kansas City Royals before Game 1 of the World Series, when her water broke. Rather than immediately rushing to the hospital, however, Hetherington opted to stay and watch the game for as long...
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Bruins Montage Features Classic NESN Interviews From Past 30 Years (Video)

The Boston Bruins have seen a lot of players come and go in the past three decades. While celebrating 30 years of partnership during NESN30 Night at TD Garden on Tuesday, NESN and the B’s took some time to recognize those faces that have gone through the locker room with a montage of classic NESN footage. The clips include old interviews, game highlights and classic Bruins...
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Judge Grants Sports Leagues’ Request, Stops N.J. Sports Betting Temporarily

TRENTON, N.J. — A federal judge Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp issued a temporary restraining order after a request by the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NCAA. He said the leagues have shown that...
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Bruins’ Dennis Seidenberg Must Step Up In Zdeno Chara’s Absence

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara’s absence from the Bruins blue line leaves head coach Claude Julien without a dominant shut-down defenseman. Dennis Seidenberg has played in this role many times in the past for Boston, often alongside Chara in the Stanley Cup playoffs. But the German blueliner missed most of the 2013-14 campaign after undergoing major knee surgery and it’s taken some time...
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Curt Schilling On Bankruptcy, Cancer: ‘I Brought This On Myself’

Curt Schilling has been through more in recent years than most people. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher saw $50 million go down the drain when his video game company, 38 Studios, went bankrupt, and he was diagnosed with mouth cancer in February. But he doesn’t want anyone to feel bad for him. “I brought this on myself,” Schilling said in a revealing interview with ESPN...
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NFL Odds Roundup: Patriots Listed As 7-Point Favorite Over Bears

The New England Patriots host the Chicago Bears early on Sunday, and Tom Brady and company are listed as 7-point favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Patriots are 3-4 against the spread this season, and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games The total is set at 50.5 points, and has gone OVER in seven of their last eight home games. The OddsShark Computer predicts a 31...
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Seahawks, Trailblazers Owner Paul Allen Commits $100 Million To ‘Tackle Ebola’

Billionaire philanthropist and owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers, Paul Allen, has pledged $100 million dollars toward the effort to “Tackle Ebola.” Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, is supporting the development of two medevac containment units that will be used to safely evacuate medical professionals from West Africa. In order to address the expense...
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Emmanuel Sanders Nearly Signed With Patriots Before Signing With Broncos

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had a career night against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, amassing 120 yards on nine receptions with three touchdowns. But all of those passes could have come from the hands of Tom Brady. According to CSN New England’s Tom Curran, Sanders nearly signed with the New England Patriots this past offseason. “If Emmanuel hadn’t...
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Clutch Hits, Long October Games Highlight 2004 Boston Red Sox Season

It’s hard to believe, but a decade has passed since the Boston Red Sox broke the Curse of the Bambino and won their first World Series since 1918. Since then, Boston fans have been spoiled with two more World Series championships and the attitude toward the Red Sox has changed from a team that always found a way to lose, to a strong organization that has won the most championships...
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Bruins’ Joe Morrow Finally Has Opportunity To Impress At NHL Level

BOSTON — Joe Morrow has been a part of three different NHL organizations since he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2011, but he’s never appeared in a game at the top level. That could change over the next four-to-six weeks, which is the expected timeframe that the Bruins will be without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara because of a PCL tear suffered in Thursday’s...
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Patriots Sign Wide Receiver Jonathan Krause To Practice Squad

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots finally filled out their 10-man scout team on Friday. The Patriots signed wide receiver Jonathan Krause and linebacker Ja’Gared Davis to the practice squad, the team announced. Krause is a 5-foot-11, 187-pound rookie out of Vanderbilt. He ran a 4.37-second 40-yard dash, 6.94-second three-cone drill and 4.04-second short shuttle at his...
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Patriots Injury Report: Shane Vereen (Illness) Questionable Against Bears

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shane Vereen’s mysterious absence from New England Patriots practice has been explained. The Patriots running back missed practice on Friday with an illness. He’s questionable to play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Chandler Jones (hip) is the lone Patriots player ruled out after he didn’t practice this week. Offensive linemen Dan Connolly (concussion...
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Senators Ask Fans To Wear Red To Saturday’s Game In Support Of Military

The Ottawa Senators are planning a special ceremony prior to Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils in light of Wednesday’s tragic events. According to the Ottawa Sun, the Senators will hold a moment of silence for soldier Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in the shootings in Canada’s capital, before puck drop. The team is also asking fans to show support for the military...
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'FIFA 15' glitch turns goalie into headless giant with no arms

The “FIFA” franchise from EA Sports has become an internationally popular video game because of its easy and addictive gameplay. As great as the game is, there’s no such thing as perfection. “FIFA 15” is no exception. The game features a glitch that turns goalies into gigantic, headless green humans twice the size of the net. Oh, they also don’t have arms. The ESRB rating...
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One Direction Wears Patriots, Other NFL Jerseys To Announce World Tour (Video)

The popular boy band One Direction is hitting the road for a world tour in 2015, and it seems the group wanted to take advantage of the one thing it has in common with sports teams — their stadiums. Alison Smith has more on One Direction’s unique tour announcement in the video above. Thumbnail photo via Twitter/GilletteStadiumFiled under: Entertainment, MLB, NESN Video, NFL, Top Stories
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Rajon Rondo Cleared For Full-Contact Practice With Broken Hand

Rajon Rondo is just about ready to get back to playing basketball, with an assist from equipment reminiscent of a very different sport. Wearing what Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens called “almost a baseball mitt,” the point guard was cleared for full-contact practice Friday, Stevens told reporters at the team’s practice facility. Rondo’s promise that he would be ready...
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Craig Breslow: ‘I Would Be A Bargain For Somebody’ If Red Sox Decline Option

Craig Breslow understands it’s certainly possible that he won’t be suiting up in a Boston Red Sox jersey next season. The left-handed reliever told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford he’s not confident the Red Sox will pick up his $4 million option for next season because of the down year he had in 2013 where he posted a 5.96 ERA in 54 1/3 innings. “If you were to strictly look...
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Report: Joe Maddon Leaving Rays Immediately After Exercising Opt-Out Clause

Joe Maddon might have just made his first step toward Hollywood. Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays and leave the team immediately, ESPN’s Buster Olney reported Friday, citing sources. The Hazleton, Pa., native has been the Rays’ manager for the last 11 seasons. Maddon’s departure feeds speculation that he will join the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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Matt Chatham: Bears’ Offensive Problems Due To Greedy Decision Making

The Chicago Bears offense has not lived up to its billing in the 2014-15 season. Despite boasting a pair of dynamic receivers in Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall to go along with the highest paid quarterback in the league this season, Jay Cutler, the Bears have struggled mightily to put points on the board. Through seven games this season, the 3-4 Bears have failed to score 30...
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Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Milan Lucic Or Bruins’ Strong Breakout?

NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy of the Pro Shop at TD Garden. First read the official rules then completely...
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Peter Chiarelli: Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Tore PCL In Knee, Out 4-6 Weeks

BOSTON — Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed reports that captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara is out 4-6 weeks with a knee injury. Chiarelli said Chara tore his posterior cruciate ligament on a collision with New York Islanders captain John Tavares during the first period of Thursday night’s game at TD Garden. Chara doesn’t need surgery at this time, and it’s...
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Shane Vereen Absent From Patriots Practice; Alan Branch Still Missing

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shane Vereen fantasy owners, check your waiver wire. The New England Patriots running back was absent at practice on Friday for undisclosed reasons. The Patriots will release a practice participation and injury report around 4:30 detailing why the third-down back didn’t participate in the session. Defensive end Chandler Jones remains out of practice with a hip...
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NBA Replay Center readies for its debut on Opening Night

The NBA will institute a state-of-the-art facility called the Replay Center, which will assist referees on tough calls during video review. The Replay Center will debut on opening night of the 2014-15 season and it will be used to give referees numerous camera angles of plays on one screen simultaneously, the league announced. There will be 20 replay stations and 94 television monitors...
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Lane Kiffin’s Mom Concerned About Son’s Safety In Return To Tennessee

Like most mothers, Robin Kiffin probably freaks out when her son gets involved in a situation that could be even slightly dangerous. Lane Kiffin’s return to Tennessee is one of those moments. The concerned mother told TMZ Sports that she’s “praying for a guardian angel” when Kiffin’s Alabama Crimson Tide travel to take on Tennessee on Saturday. Kiffin, of course, is not...
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