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Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Celebrates No-Hitter In Mustache Onesie (Photos)

No-hitters are becoming a seemingly common occurrence in Major League Baseball nowadays. In fact, we’ve now seen two in the last 10 days alone. But a no-hitter followed by a postgame pajama party? That’s something we’d never seen before Sunday, when Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw on his finest mustache-patterned onesie after no-hitting the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...
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Travaris Cadet, Rufus Johnson Among Patriots On The Roster Bubble

The next six days will be filed with difficult decisions and even tougher conversations for the New England Patriots. The Patriots must cut their roster from 83 players to 75 by Tuesday and 53 by Saturday at 4 p.m. The Patriots’ depth is loaded at safety, pass rusher and offensive line, which means very talented players will be left off their regular season roster. Here are six...
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Wozniacki: Media should move on from McIlroy relationship

Caroline Wozniacki has turned the page on her relationship with Rory McIlroy. She encourages everyone else to do the same. Wozniacki and McIlroy were one of the sports world’s biggest power couples until McIlroy broke off their engagement in May 2014 just days after they sent out wedding invitations. Wozniacki since has moved on from McIlroy — she’s rumored to be dating Houston...
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Report: Tyrod Taylor Will Be Buffalo Bills Starting Quarterback Week 1

Tyrod Taylor has beat out E.J. Manuel and Matt Cassell for the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback job, according to FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer. The Bills open the regular season Sept. 13 against the Indianapolis Colts. Taylor, 26, is entering his fifth NFL season. He spent the first four years of his career with the Baltimore Ravens, with whom he played 14 games (zero starts) and threw...
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Report: Steelers Acquire Josh Scobee After Losing Two Kickers To Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly have made a move for a new kicker. The Steelers, who have lost kickers Shaun Suisham and Garrett Hartley to injury this preseason, on Monday acquired veteran Josh Scobee from the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source informed of the deal told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Jacksonville will receive a late-round draft pick in return, per Rapoport’s source...
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Who Will Be The Amica Pitcher Of The Week?

Vote for the Amica Pitcher of the Week and give yourself a chance to win a $100 gift card to the Yawkey Way Team Store. Voting begins every Monday, and winners are picked every Saturday, so make sure to come back every week to give yourself another chance to win. First read the official rules, then completely fill out the form below for your chance to win. Monday: Eduardo Rodriguez...
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Patriots Practice Attendance: Tom Brady, Brandon LaFell Among Absentees

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was absent for practice Monday, as expected. Brady was required to attend a settlement conference in New York regarding his four-game Deflategate suspension. Wide receivers Jonathan Krause, Brandon LaFell and Josh Boyce, cornerback Darryl Roberts, linebackers Dekoda Watson and Dane Fletcher, fullback James Develin, offensive...
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Tom Brady, NFL Can’t Reach Settlement; Judge Could Rule Tuesday Or Wednesday

There weren’t many who expected Tom Brady and the NFL to reach a settlement. Those expectations were quickly confirmed Monday. The two sides couldn’t reach a settlement prior to an 11 a.m. ET hearing with District Judge Richard Berman, and now it’s up to the judge to rule. Berman could rule as early as Monday, although it sounds as if a decision on Tuesday or Wednesday is more...
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Report: Tim Wright, Former Patriot, Traded From Buccaneers To Lions

Tim Wright is on the move again. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded Wright to the Detroit Lions on Monday for backup kicker Kyle Brindza, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. This marks the second consecutive season Wright has been traded, as the Bucs traded Wright to the New England Patriots in June 2014 for Pro Bowl offensive lineman Logan Mankins. The tight end hauled in 26 catches...
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Fred Jackson released by Bills after eight seasons with team

The Buffalo Bills have reached the end of an era. The Bills released longtime running back Fred Jackson on Monday morning, the team announced. The decision ends Jackson’s eight-year run with Buffalo. “Today, we had to make the difficult decision to release Fred Jackson,” Bills general manager Doug Whaley said in a statement. “He had an incredible career for this organization...
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Source: Patriots Releasing Tight End Jimmay Mundine As 75-Man Cut Looms

The New England Patriots have begun trimming their roster in preparation for Tuesday’s 75-man roster cut. The Patriots informed tight end Jimmay Mundine of his release Monday, according to a source. Mundine’s release brings the Patriots’ roster down to 83 players. Expect at least two more players to be cut Monday. Mundine, an undrafted free agent out of Kansas, caught three...
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Giants owner at Brady hearing, reportedly at judge's request

District Judge Richard Berman apparently is calling in reinforcements. New York Giants owner John Mara is a surprise attendee at the latest hearing for Tom Brady’s four-game suspension appeal Monday in New York. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported that Mara is appearing at the request of Berman as the deadline for the judge to rule approaches. ProFootballTalk.com gave a very...
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Report: Kirk Cousins Named Redskins Starting QB; RG3 On Trading Block?

The drama never seems to end when it comes to the Washington Redskins, especially at the quarterback position. ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini reported Monday, citing a source, that Kirk Cousins — not Robert Griffin III — will be Washington’s starting quarterback for Week 1. This is just the latest in an apparent ongoing tug-of-war between Redskins football people and ownership...
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Tom Brady Hearing Live: NFL, Patriots QB Back In Court For Third Time

9:30 p.m. ET: Tom Brady will be back in federal court Monday in New York for what could be the final time as he and the NFL continue to seek resolution to the Deflategate saga. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman has pushed both sides hard for a settlement in the case, which centers around Brady’s four-game suspension, but his efforts reportedly have been unsuccessful thus...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Nephew, Jeffrey, To Make Sprint Cup Debut At Richmond

The Earnhardt family is one of the most successful in the history of auto racing, and another member is ready to join the action on the big stage. Jeffrey Earnhardt, nephew of current NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr, will make his Sprint Cup debut Sept. 12 at Richmond. He’s 26 years old. Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the Go Green Racing No. 32 Sprint Cup car at Richmond and...
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Trailer For ‘Concussion’ Released; NFL Doesn’t Look Good In Preview (Video)

The NFL’s next public relations nightmare might be coming on the big screen. The trailer for the movie “Concussion” was released Monday morning on The Monday Morning Quarterback, and it’s not exactly a good look for the NFL. The film, which stars Will Smith, takes a look at the NFL’s ongoing issue with head injuries among its players. Smith plays noted doctor Bennet Omalu...
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Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Support Tom Brady, Patriots At Countryfest (Photos)

Football season is just about here, which means Gillette Stadium is back to being the Patriots’ house. However, the stadium played host one last time this summer to a few noteworthy guests over the weekend. Country music superstar Kenny Chesney was back in Foxboro for his semi-annual mega concert, dubbed “Countryfest” by many. Included during the two-night extravaganza was...
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2015 U.S. Open: Schedule, Live Stream Info For Grand Slam Tournament

The final grand slam tennis tournament of 2015 begins Monday with U.S. Open matches from the men’s and women’s brackets on the Day 1 schedule. The headline coming into the event is Serena Williams’ pursuit of a calendar Grand Slam, something that no one has accomplished since Steffi Graf in 1988. Williams also is the three-time defending champion of this tournament. Marin Cilic...
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Williams' Grand Slam pursuit sets stage for historic U.S. Open

The final chapter of Serena Williams’ historic grand slam pursuit will commence Monday in New York when she takes on Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko in the first round of the 2015 US Open. Williams is aiming to become the first woman to complete the calendar grand slam since Steffi Graf in 1988. In fact, only three women have ever accomplished the feat, and many of the sport’s...
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Infamous Tom Brady Sketch Artist Has Been Practicing For Redemption (Photo)

Jane Rosenberg was thrust into the public eye earlier this month, and it didn’t go so well. The infamous courtroom sketch artist drew a picture of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in court that looked more like Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask than it did the QB himself. But while the rest of us were busy laughing the silly ordeal off, Rosenberg was mortified. In...
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Scott Dixon Sneaks Past Juan Pablo Montoya For IndyCar Championship

SONOMA, Calif. — A heartbreaking week. A jaw-dropping final few laps. A tiebreaking finale. A familiar face hoisting the championship trophy. Scott Dixon captured his fourth IndyCar championship Sunday by winning the season finale to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya. Montoya led the standings from the season-opener until the final lap of the year. But in a race worth double...
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Cubs’ Jake Arrieta No-Hits Dodgers; Second Time In Nine Days L.A. Goes Hitless

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been no-hit for second time in nine days. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta won his MLB-leading 17th game of the season in the victory, earning his first career no-hitter. He struck out 12 Dodgers along the way, dropping his ERA to 2.11 in the process. Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers no-hit the Dodgers just nine days ago on Aug. 21, facing Josh Turner...
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Team Japan Comes From Behind To Defeat Team Pennsylvania In LLWS Final

A Little League World Series championship just wasn’t in the cards for Team Pennsylvania. The U.S. representatives gained a 10-2 advantage in the first inning, but Team Japan battled back with a seven-run second inning, four-run third and five-run sixth en route to a 22-hit, 18-11 comeback win for the Japanese Kitasuna Little League. With Japan’s victory, American teams fell...
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Chicago Bears Cut Two-Time Pro Bowl Cornerback Tim Jennings

Tim Jennings is just the latest casualty to the “what have you done for me lately?” world of professional sports. The 31-year-old two-time Pro Bowl cornerback was released by the Chicago Bears on Sunday. “Once the whole regime came in and everybody was here, I kind of knew,” Jennings told the Chicago Tribune. “But they also gave me a heads up and told me I would be out...
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NFL Competition Committee Examining If Players’ Gloves Are Too Helpful

Don’t get used to those incredible one-handed catches you love to see on Sundays. The NFL could be making some changes to the equipment that makes some of them possible. Recently reinstated chairman of the NFL competition committee Rich McKay told Los Angeles Times columnist Sam Farmer that the committee has talked “extensively in recent years about whether the NFL should come...
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