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Report: Tom Brady’s suspension appeal hearing set for June 23

The date has reportedly been set. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, Tom Brady’s appeal for his four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate will take place Tuesday, June 23. There’s a chance it could be continued June 25, Schefter added. Tom Brady’s appeal hearing will be held June 23, and possibly continued June 25, a league source told ESPN...
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Warriors’ Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion, Status For Game 1 Unclear

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. The All-Star guard took a knee to the head from Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza in the fourth quarter of Golden State...
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Xander Bogaerts In Red Sox’s Starting Lineup Day After Suffering Injury

This embed is invalid" /> Xander Bogaerts is good to go. Bogaerts exited Thursday’s 5-1 win in the fourth inning with a left arm contusion after being hit by a pitch from Texas Rangers starter Nick Martinez in the second inning. X-rays performed at Globe Life Park were negative and Bogaerts was considered day to day, but the shortstop is right back...
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UFC Fight Night: Carlos Condit-Thiago Alves Official Weigh-In Results

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves and the featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil beginning at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT, and two early prelims may be viewed on...
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Report: Falcons Linebacker Prince Shembo Accused Of Killing Girlfriend’s Dog

We’re not even done with OTAs, but there’s already a front-runner for the most disturbing NFL news story of 2015. Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has been accused with killing his girlfriend’s dog. According to Tony Thomas of WSB in Atlanta, Gwinnett Police have filed felony animal cruelty charges against Shembo, alleging he kicked the dog...
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DraftKings: Bryce Harper, Evan Gattis Lead Tom Caron’s Lineup

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down with fantasy baseball on Friday. DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows best. Here’s what you’re up against in...
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Julian Edelman: ‘We Had A Bunch Of Clowns’ Working Out In California

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo didn’t want to get into the particulars of his workout with Julian Edelman in Los Angeles, but the wide receiver was happy to oblige. Garoppolo was briefly featured in Edelman’s California training montage. “You know, we had a couple guys out there in California, and we were just playing catch and throwing,” Edelman said Friday after new...
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Celtic Notes: Travis Trice Looking For NBA ‘Niche'; C’s Evaluate For Future

WALTHAM, Mass. — Travis Trice was the unquestioned leader of Michigan State’s basketball team this season, pacing the team in points and assists as the Spartans advanced all the way to the Final Four as a No. 7 seed. Now, the guard faces an exponentially tougher challenge: landing an NBA job. Despite Trice’s success in East Lansing, the 22-year-old guard is nowhere to be...
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UFC Fight Night Goiania: Watch Carlos Condit-Thiago Alves Weigh-In Online

Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves are primed for a showdown in Brazil. The No. 4-ranked Condit and No. 12-ranked Alves will headline UFC Fight Night Goiania with a five-round welterweight bout this weekend in Goiania, Brazil. The action kicks off Saturday at 10 p.m. ET, but before the two fighters enter the ring, they’ll step on the scales. The weigh-in for Condit and Alves begins...
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Jimmy Garoppolo Focusing On Improvement, Not Tom Brady’s Suspension

FOXBORO, Mass. — If Jimmy Garoppolo can learn to avoid defenders like he can sidestep a tough question, the young quarterback might never be sacked. Garoppolo shared reps with starter Tom Brady at New England Patriots organized team activities Friday, mostly working with what appeared to be the second team. Garoppolo avoided directly answering any questions about Brady’s pending...
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Belichick mum on Deflategate in first remarks since discipline

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was cleared of any wrongdoing in the Wells Report, but he still indirectly received harsh punishment for Deflategate. The Patriots lost a first-round draft pick in 2016 and a fourth-rounder in 2017. His starting quarterback, Tom Brady, is currently suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season. Brady is appealing...
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Gerard Coleman, Scott Eatherton Give Celtics’ Draft Workout Boston Feel

WALTHAM, Mass. — Six NBA hopefuls made the journey to the Boston Celtics’ training facility Friday for a pre-draft workout. For a couple of them, it wasn’t much of a trip. Two players with Boston ties worked out for the hometown team Friday: Gerard Coleman, a native of the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, and Scott Eatherton, who recently completed his senior season at...
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Brandon Spikes: It’s Clear Bill Belichick And I ‘Kissed And Made Up’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Spikes is not interested in talking about his messy departure from the New England Patriots. The linebacker surprisingly re-signed with the Patriots earlier this month after one season with the Buffalo Bills. On his way out last spring, Spikes tweeted his time with the Patriots was “four years a slave.” He also accused the Patriots of misreporting...
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Sepp Blatter Re-Elected As FIFA President After Ali Bin Al-Hussein Withdraws

ZURICH — Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the...
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Patriots OTAs Observations: Tom Brady, Jimmy Garoppolo Split Reps

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady’s potential suspension doesn’t appear to be altering how the New England Patriots are conducting business in organized team activities. Brady and backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo split passing reps Friday. Brady always made his throws first. Brady was 10 for 11 in 7-on-7 drills and 7 for 11 in 11-on-11s. Garoppolo was 8 for 11 in 7-on-7s and 8...
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Jamie Collins, Malcolm Butler Among Notable Absentees From Patriots OTAs

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots figured out a way to make it even more difficult to take attendance at organized team activities. The Patriots usually forego wearing jerseys with numbers, instead wearing T-shirts, but this year, they’ve even removed the digits from the back of their helmets and shorts. Here’s an incomplete list of players missing from the first OTA...
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Report: Robert Kraft, Mayor Walsh Discussing Revs Stadium In Boston

Even if Boston doesn’t host the 2024 Olympics, it’s possible a new sports venue could be coming to town. New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh have met “several times” to discuss building a new stadium for the Revs in Boston, The Boston Globe reported Friday. It appears a proposal is on the table, too. A source told...
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WATCH: Stephen Curry rides a mini-horse

For better or worse, in 2015, an NBA superstar riding a mini horse is sports news. Full disclaimer: We use both the words “sports” and “news” very liberally in this sense. Regardless, NBA MVP Stephen Curry took the Internet by storm Friday for a remarkably short piece of video that, out of context, is really kind of ridiculous. Actually, even with context, it’s still...
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Matt Chatham: Adrian Peterson’s Rant Sheds Light On Power Imbalance

Adrian Peterson has quite the bone to pick with NFL contracts. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who has stayed away from OTAs this week, unleashed a string of tweets Thursday afternoon, arguing why NFL players should have the same type of guaranteed contracts that players in others sports receive. While Peterson might be “the worst possible spokesman right now,” according...
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Did Chip Kelly, Eagles Have Another Motive In Signing Tim Tebow?

It looked like Tim Tebow’s dreams of an NFL comeback finally had died. Then Chip Kelly came calling. Tebow signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles in late April, reviving an NFL career that appeared to die on the New England Patriots’ practice fields in summer 2013. Tebow is one of four quarterbacks on the Eagles’ depth chart, so...
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New NHL Stanley Cup Final Commercial Is Goosebump-Inducing Wonder (Video)

If you’re a hockey fan and you’re not moved by the NHL’s newest commercial, it might be time to see a doctor. The NHL takes a lot of flak for a lot of the things it’s done in recent years, but it’s tough to argue with the fact that the NHL knows how to make a commercial. This year, it’s no different as the league’s new Stanley Cup Final spot is an all-time great. The...
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Bruins Sign 2013 Draft Pick Anton Blidh To Entry-Level Contract

The Boston Bruins have signed prospect Anton Blidh to an entry-level contract, the team announced Friday. I'm very proud and happy to have signed my first NHL contract with the @NHLBruins— Anton Blidh (@bliddan) May 29, 2015 Blidh, who was drafted by Boston in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2013 NHL draft, scored five goals with zero assists in 48 games for Frolunda-HC...
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Scout: A-Rod 'looks like he doesn't give a (expletive)'

All Alex Rodriguez had to do in order to be successful again was to stop caring. That might sound like a bad thing, but one advanced scout thinks the New York Yankees slugger has been able to revitalize his offensive game in large part because he stopped caring about all of the other things that come with being A-Rod. “He has the easiest swing I’ve ever seen from him,” an advance...
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Metta World Peace gets ejected after five fouls in one minute

It wasn’t quite the “Malice at the Palace,” but fans in Italy recently caught a glimpse of the old Ron Artest. Artest, aka Metta World Peace, aka The Panda’s Friend, still is playing basketball these days with Pallacanestro Cantù in Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A. The back of Ron Artest's... I mean Metta World Peace's... I mean The Panda's Friend's jersey in Italy....
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FIFA Congress Receives Bomb Threat Ahead Of Presidential Elections

A scary moment added to an already tense atmosphere in Zurich, Switzerland. Police in Zurich say a bomb threat was made Friday morning at the venue of the FIFA Congress, where international soccer’s governing body planned to hold its presidential elections later in the day. The anonymous threat was made via telephone at around 11 a.m. local time, according...
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