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Steven Gerrard Plays 500th Premier Legue Game, Joins 11 Others (Photo)

Steven Gerrard has reached another milestone in his glittering Premier League career. Gerrard played his 500th Premier League game Saturday, going 90 minutes in Liverpool’s goal-less draw with West Bromwich Albion. Gerrard became only the 12th player in Premier League history (since 1992) to hit the 500-game mark — a testament to his excellence and longevity. Welcome to the...
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Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins Mourn Passing Of Forward’s Father

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic announced Saturday afternoon via a team statement that his father, Dobro Lucic, passed away Wednesday in Vancouver. “I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver,” Lucic said in the release. “My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring of support from the hockey community, friends and fans from...
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Four Royals, Two White Sox Receive Suspensions For Involvement In Brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox have been fined and six have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl this week. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera...
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Liverpool-West Brom Wrap: Reds Stutter-Step To Goal-Less Draw With Baggies

Liverpool hopes to outpace its rivals in the sprint to finish line of the 2014-15 Premier League season, but its stutter-step against West Bromwhich Albion at the start of the final stretch cold prove costly. Liverpool played West Brom to a goal-less draw Saturday in an utterly forgettable Premier League game at the Hawthorns. The teams needed three points to advance their respective...
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Hanley Ramirez Can’t Keep His Helmet On; Helmet Gets Own Twitter Account

Hanley Ramirez might want to invest in some better fitting headgear. Ramirez and designated hitter David Ortiz went back-to-back against the Baltimore Orioles last night en route to a 7-5 Boston Red Sox win, and the left fielder’s solo shot was so powerful that he swung out of his helmet. When you’re @HanleyRamirez, wearing a helmet on a home run...
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Stephen A. Smith blasts Brady for missing White House visit

  Stephen A. Smith has a bone to pick with Tom Brady.   The ESPN personality tore the New England Patriots quarterback to shreds on Sirius FM’s “The Stephen A. Smith Show” on Friday for skipping the White House ceremony honoring the team for its 2014 Super Bowl win, citing a family commitment. Smith believes Brady disrespected the office of the president and...
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Jim Rice To Jim Palmer: ‘Quit Complaining And Let The Guys Go Out And Play’ (Video)

Jim Rice thinks Jim Palmer is throwing stones in a glass house. Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, made headlines recently when he criticized Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after he was ejected for arguing balls and strikes against the O’s. He continued his tirade against Big Papi before Friday’s meeting between the two...
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Red Sox-Orioles Notes: Boston’s Offense Continues Strong Start To Season

The Boston Red Sox are on pace to score a ton of runs this season and Friday night’s 7-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards was a good example of why. After being held scoreless through four innings, the Sox offense woke up in the fifth inning with a solo home run from Hanley Ramirez and a three-run homer from David Ortiz. Ramirez has been as good as advertised offensively...
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Ex-Olympian Bruce Jenner: ‘For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman’ (Video)

Bruce Jenner, who won a gold medal in the 1976 Olympic men’s decathlon, revealed to ABC News’ Diane Sawyer that he is in fact a transgender woman. “For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman,” Jenner said in an interview that aired Friday night. “People look at me differently. They see you as this macho male, but my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life,...
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Rangers Eliminate Penguins, Advance To Round 2 With OT Win In Game 5

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin’s overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist for a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hagelin skated out from behind the net and put a wrist shot on the short side behind Marc-Andre Fleury, who was equally as brilliant as Lundqvist. Hagelin’s teammates...
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Red Sox Wrap: Three Home Runs Power Boston’s Offense In 7-5 Win Over Orioles

The Boston Red Sox moved into a first-place tie with the New York Yankees following their 7-5 road win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The Sox are now 3-2 against the Orioles this season and 6-4 away from Fenway Park. Here’s a recap of Boston’s win. GAME IN A WORD Power. The Red Sox scored all seven of their runs via the long ball. David Ortiz and Brock Holt each...
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President Obama Wanted Bill Belichick In Hoodie For White House Visit (Video)

President Obama evidently was thinking what we all were Thursday: I hope Bill Belichick rocks a hoodie to the White House. A behind-the-scenes video, released by the White House, revealed a conversation between the Commander in Chief and the New England Patriots coach, in which Obama jokingly expressed disappointment in Belichick’s choice of a suit over his infamous game-day attire...
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Jerry Remy: Rick Porcello Must Find Sinkerball, ‘Keep Infielders Busy’ (Video)

Rick Porcello is looking for a bounce-back performance Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles. The right-hander got knocked around pretty good in his last start that also came against the O’s, giving up eight runs on 12 hits in the Red Sox’s 8-3 loss. Porcello gave up two long home runs in the loss, which is uncharacteristic for the ground-ball pitcher, who hasn’t allowed more...
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Reports: Angels Near Trade That Would Return Josh Hamilton To Rangers

The Josh Hamilton saga could end soon for the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels are close to trading the troubled 33-year-old outfielder back to the Texas Rangers, MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan first reported Friday. Multiple outlets quickly confirmed the news, with Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi reporting the teams are discussing players and money, not a straight Hamilton...
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Tom Brady Buys Apple Watch Day After Missing White House Visit (Photo)

Tom Brady couldn’t make it to the White House, but he could make it to the Apple store. The New England Patriots quarterback missed out on his team being honored by President Barack Obama on Thursday because of a prior family commitment. But it was apparently just a one-day commitment as Brady was spotted at an Apple store in New York City buying an Apple watch. Looks like Tom...
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Rusney Castillo Could Return To Pawtucket Red Sox Lineup Next Week

Rusney Castillo’s 2015 season got off to a rocky start when he suffered a right shoulder injury nearly two weeks ago. Castillo is progressing in his recovery, and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters in Baltimore on Friday that Castillo could return to minor league action soon. Rusney Castillo (on minor league DL) could DH for Pawtucket on Wednesday.— Pete Abraham...
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John Farrell Finding Spot In Lineup For Brock Holt Because Of His ‘Presence’

Brock Holt will get another chance to flash some leather at shortstop Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles. The utility man has done it all for the Boston Red Sox, manning seemingly every position on the diamond at one point or another, and producing stellar results in the process. Holt shined at shortstop while filling in for Xander Bogaerts on Tuesday night, and manager John...
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New Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli: ‘You Can’t Be Afraid To Make Trades’

The Edmonton Oilers hired Peter Chiarelli as their next president of hockey operations and general manager on Friday. Chiarelli’s task will be to help the Oilers end their nine-season playoff drought — the longest active streak in the NHL — and build a roster capable of winning the franchise’s first championship since 1989-90. Edmonton has several needs, specifically a top...
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NESN Employees Run Their First Boston Marathon, Raise Money For Charity

Three NESN employees — Jackie Crain, Pat Gamere and Sara Giannandrea — ran the 2015 Boston Marathon, raising money for charity while tackling the 26.2-mile course for the first time. Watch the video above to hear about their experiences. Thumbnail image via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Boston Marathon, NESN Connects, Top Stories
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Bob Nicholson: Bruins, Oilers Discussing Possible Draft Pick Compensation For Peter Chiarelli

Peter Chiarelli was introduced by the Edmonton Oilers on Friday as their new president of hockey operations and general manager. Chiarelli was relieved of his general manager duties with the Boston Bruins on April 15 after spending the previous nine seasons with the Original Six club. It’s possible that the Bruins could receive draft pick compensation from the Oilers as a result...
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Business and Baseball: How Jack And Suzy Welch Developed ‘The Real-Life MBA’

There’s nothing easy about the book-writing process, but it’s certainly a rewarding experience, according to Jack Welch. The former General Electric chairman and CEO discussed how he and his wife, Suzy Welch, came up with and co-wrote “The Real Life MBA: Business and Baseball,” during an event Wednesday that also featured Boston Red Sox owner John Henry. With the two of...
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UFC 186: Demetrious Johnson-Kyoji Horiguchi Official Weigh-In Results

UFC 186 is headlined by the UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi and the light heavyweight bout between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Fabio Maldonado. The event airs live on pay-per-view from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at 10 p.m. ET. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET. The event’s first three prelims...
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Patriots Issue New Jersey Numbers: Bradley Fletcher Takes Darrelle Revis’ No. 24

There’s a new No. 24 in town. The New England Patriots issued jersey numbers for new players Friday, with one choice standing out from the rest. Veteran cornerback Bradley Fletcher, who spent his first six seasons with the St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles, will sport No. 24 with the Pats. This number, of course, was worn by Darrelle Revis during his one season with New England...
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‘Outside The Lines’ Confronts Floyd Mayweather About History Of Domestic Violence

The only date that matters to Floyd Mayweather is May 2. But as the boxer looks ahead to the future, and in turn the biggest fight of the century, ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” took the opportunity to highlight another aspect of the bout: Mayweather’s long history of domestic violence. As the highly-anticipated fight against Manny Pacquiao approaches, “OTL” dedicated a...
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Xander Bogaerts Sits; Brock Holt Starts As Red Sox Open Series With Orioles

Xander Bogaerts had a nice game Thursday night, as the Boston Red Sox shortstop collected a hit and a walk in a loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Despite that, Bogaerts will sit when Boston opens a three-game series with Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The reason for Bogaerts’ night off might have something to do with the man on the mound Friday night for the O’s. Miguel Gonzalez...
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