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Red Sox Notes: Blake Swihart-Brock Holt Hit-And-Run A Thing Of Beauty

BOSTON — Resilience hasn’t exactly been a characteristic of the 2015 Red Sox. The Red Sox showed some of it Saturday, though, when they bounced back from a 12-5 loss in Friday’s series opener and overcame an early deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 at Fenway Park. Boston trailed 2-0 after the first inning but scored the next six runs to seize control of the contest...
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Steven Wright’s Relaxed Temperament A Nice Touch To Red Sox’s Rotation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A living, breathing human took the mound Saturday for the Red Sox. He did a damn good job. Red Sox manager John Farrell joked after Boston defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 at Fenway Park that starter Steven Wright’s incredibly laid-back demeanor makes one question his existence. Nothing seems to rattle the...
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UFC 187 Results: Weidman, Cormier Win World Championship Belts (Videos)

Chris Weidman and Daniel Cormier have won the UFC middleweight and light heavyweight championships, respectively. Weidman’s match went unbelievable quickly, as he defended his middleweight title and took down Vitor Belfort at 2:53 of the opening round by TKO due to punches landed by mount. Weidman appeared to be over matched for the majority of the opening round and was even knocked...
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Steph Curry Drops 40 Points, Sets NBA Record, Trolls Rockets Fan (Videos)

This is Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. He’s pretty good, maybe you’ve heard of him. This embed is invalid" /> The NBA’s Most Valuable Player scored 40 points on 12-of-19 shooting Saturday night, as his Golden State Warriors blew out the Houston Rockets 115-80 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, taking a commanding 3-0 series...
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Mike Napoli’s Breakout Couldn’t Come At Better Time For Boston Red Sox

BOSTON — Something must have clicked 30,000 feet in the air. Mike Napoli has been a new man since arriving back at Fenway Park following the Red Sox’s recent 10-game road trip. Napoli smoked two home runs Saturday to power Boston to an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. The first baseman, who has struggled for much of the season, suddenly looks locked in at the...
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Cincinnati Reds Manager Bryan Price Ejected Before Game Even Starts (Videos)

For a guy who dropped 77 F-bombs in an ignorant, idiotic rant to the media that really made no sense whatsoever, it’s tough to hit a new low. Leave it to Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price to potentially reach it. Price was ejected before a pitch was even thrown in Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Indians. Crew chief Jim Reynolds tossed Price after lineup cards were exchanged...
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Red Sox Prospect Yoan Moncada Exits Single-A Game With Injury (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> Yoan Moncada hit his first snag in the Boston Red Sox system. Moncada, who is considered the organization’s top prospect after signing a contract in spring training that included a $31.5 million signing bonus, exited Single-A Greenville’s game Saturday with a hamstring injury. The 19-year-old slid hard into third base...
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D.C. United Score Late, Tie Nine-Man New England Revolution 1-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Jairo Arrieta scored in the 80th minute and D.C. United rallied to tie the nine-man New England Revolution 1-1 on Saturday night. D.C. United (6-2-4) remained atop the Eastern Conference – two points ahead of New England (5-3-5). New England was down two players for 32 minutes and played solid defense until Taylor Kemp’s cross...
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Astros Turn First Triple Play In 11 Years, Beat Tigers 3-2 (Video)

Well you don’t see this every day. The Detroit Tigers appeared to have the Houston Astros on the ropes: runners on first and second, Ian Kinsler at the plate, and vaunted slugger Miguel Cabrera on deck. Fortunately for Astros third baseman Jonathan Villar, he was ready for the perfect ground ball. “I was calling it like, ‘Please give me a ground ball here, and I’ll go to...
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Randy Moss Keeps Promise, Surprises Cancer Survivor At Graduation

Randy Moss kept a promise Friday night that he made a long time ago. When Randy Moss was a rookie with the Minnesota Vikings, he befriended a young girl named Kassi Spier. Moss visited Spier when she was battling Leukemia, and has remained close with her ever since. Spier has endured more tragedy in her life than most. In addition to Leukemia, Spier...
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Patriots Fans Protesting ‘Unjust Football Arrest’ With ‘Free Brady’ Rally

New England patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t the only one still protesting the penalties levied on the four-time Super Bowl champion by the NFL. A group of Patriots fans, spearheaded by a man named Pablo Munoz, are set to hold a rally on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m on parking lot 4 of Patriot Place, the outdoor shopping mall located on the same grounds...
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Ben Cherington: Struggling Red Sox Not Lacking Effort, Accountability

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — It doesn’t sound like the Red Sox’s lineup shakeup will precede a roster shakeup. While the Red Sox continue to struggle to open the 2015 season, general manager Ben Cherington expressed faith in his team before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. “I don’t see any lack of accountability...
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Edwin Rodriguez Hands Craig Baker First Loss With TKO, Wants Title Fight

BOSTON — Craig Baker left Agganis Arena with the first loss of his professional boxing career in a short, three-round fight Saturday. Edwin Rodriguez, a Worcester, Mass., native wearing Red Sox trunks and receiving plenty of support from the hometown crowd, won via TKO. The 30-year-old is now 27-1 with 18 career knockouts. Rodriguez unleashed a few powerful punches and the referee...
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Dustin Pedroia Leadoff Experiment Worth A Shot For Struggling Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox have entered the trial-and-error phase of the 2015 season. Red Sox manager John Farrell shuffled his starting lineup for Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park, with the most notable change located atop the order, where Dustin Pedroia batted leadoff in place of Mookie Betts....
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James DeGale Makes History With IBF Super Middleweight Title Win Over Andre Dirrell

BOSTON — James DeGale won the IBF super middleweight belt with a unanimous decision over Andre Dirrell on Saturday afternoon at Agganis Arena. “I am speechless,” DeGale said, via a promoter. “My whole career, what I’ve been building up to is winning a world title, and I have finally done it. It’s an unbelievable feeling, I have made history. I am the first British Olympic...
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Dining Playbook: Red Sox Pitcher Joe Kelly Is A Foodie, Loves To Cook (Video)

When he’s not striking out batters with his 98-mph fastball or taking selfies with Derek Jeter, Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly is actually a pretty big foodie. The right-hander loves big breakfasts and is especially fond of cooking Asian dishes. Check out his interview with NESN’s Jenny Johnson above, which includes a cameo appearance from fellow...
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Dining Playbook: Tuscan Kitchen Owner Joe Faro

Who needs to fly to Italy when you can get a taste of it fresh right at home in Massachusetts? Tuscan Kitchen Joe Faro sat down with NESN’s Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson to talk about the restaurant’s newest location in Burlington, Mass., and just how comparable the made-from-scratch Italian meals are to those in Italy. Tuscan Kitchen Burlington is...
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Dining Playbook Best Brunch: Stella, Met Bar, and Tremont 647

Who doesn’t love brunch? This week, Billy and Jenny took a few of Boston’s favorite places to grab a late breakfast/early lunch. Located on Washington Street, Stella has been thriving for nearly 10 years and is a very popular weekend brunch location. The Met Bar is known for it’s make-you-own Bloody Mary bar and is located on Dartmouth Street. And...
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Red Sox Recall Heath Hembree, Option Robbie Ross Jr. To Pawtucket

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox made a minor tweak to their bullpen. The Red Sox recalled right-handed reliever Heath Hembree from Pawtucket before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. Boston optioned left-handed reliever Robbie Ross Jr. to Triple-A to make room for Hembree on its 25-man roster. Ross, who...
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Dining Playbook Training Camp: Loco Taqueria

If you’re looking for a good taco in Southie, Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar is the place for you. With its new location in South Boston, the Taqueria has been packing customers in daily. Loco’s resident “Taco Stud” Chef Tim Chatigny joined NESN’s Billy Costa to make the restaurant’s famous pork butt tacos. Check out more in the video above,...
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Dining Playbook J-Tox: Sovereign Silver

If you’re looking for a boost of your immune system, look no further: Sovereign Silver has you covered. The No. 1 selling colloidal silver product is the subject of this week’s J-Tox, and is widely used as an old-fashioned remedy for everything from boosting the lungs to aiding in prenatal growth during pregnancy. Check out more from Billy Costa and...
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Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale: Live Score, Analysis From IBF Title Fight

BOSTON — Championship boxing will be center stage Saturday afternoon at Agganis Arena in Boston with the IBF super middleweight title on the line in the main event. Andre Dirrell, a former Olympic bronze medalist, will take on James DeGale, a former Olympic gold medalist trying to become the first boxer from Great Britain to win Olympic gold and a world title. These fighters are...
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Hanley Ramirez Back In Red Sox’s Lineup Vs. Angels; Mookie Betts Out

The Boston Red Sox lost a tough one to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night, but they didn’t lose anything more. Hanley Ramirez, who left Friday’s contest with left hand soreness after getting hit in the hand by a pitch, is back in Boston’s lineup batting third for Saturday night’s game against the Angels at Fenway Park. Ramirez’s presence...
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Hawks’ Kyle Korver Out For Rest Of Playoffs With Sprained Ankle (Video)

ATLANTA — Hawks guard Kyle Korver is done for the NBA playoffs because of an ankle injury, dealing another blow to a team that already trails the Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 in the Eastern Conference final. The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best court of treatment...
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Dining Playbook Review: Anthem Kitchen

There are few better summer attractions in Boston than Faneuil Hall, so while you’re there, make sure you check out Anthem Kitchen. Anthem’s menu features several fresh summer items like beet salad and shrimp and grits, all of which can be enjoyed on the restaurant’s lively outdoor patio. Check it out in the video above and visit anthem-boston.com for more information. Thumbnail...
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