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NFL Rumors: Patriots’ Danny Amendola Must Restructure Contract To Return In 2017

Danny Amendola has been a valuable component of two Super Bowl championships for the New England Patriots, but it appears he’ll need to re-work his contract to remain with the defending champs. ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss reported Sunday that the veteran wide receiver “won’t be back on his current contract, which calls for a base salary of $6 million.” CSNNE’s Mike Giardi provided...
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NFL Rumors: NFL Executives Prefer AJ McCarron Over Jimmy Garoppolo

New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be a focal point of NFL offseason trade talks, but is he the best available quarterback on the market? According to NFL Media’s Chris Wesseling, citing a poll done by NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron is viewed more favorably than Garoppolo with some NFL personnel executives...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics ‘Willing To Talk About The Nets’ Picks’ In Trades

Everyone knows the Boston Celtics need another superstar player to be a legit contender for the NBA championship. Sure, the Celtics might be able to beat an injured and tired Cleveland Cavaliers team and take the Eastern Conference crown with their current roster, but an upgrade is needed to beat the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs. The real debate is whether the Celtics...
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NBA Rumors: Pacers’ Paul George Drawing Interest From Pelicans

The NBA All-Star game is in New Orleans on Sunday, and the New Orleans Pelicans are looking to make one Eastern Conference All-Star stay after the game. According to ESPN’s Justin Verrier, the Pelicans have asked the Indiana Pacers about acquiring superstar forward Paul George. The Pelicans’ plan, according to Verrier, is to pair a superstar alongside star forward Anthony Davis...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics Have Expressed Trade Interest In Suns’ P.J. Tucker

The Boston Celtics figure to be active in the trade market this week with the NBA’s trade deadline coming up Thursday, Feb. 23. If the Celtics can’t land a superstar player, a move for a role player could provide head coach Brad Stevens with even more depth for a long playoff run in the spring. One player the Celtics might look to acquire is Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker...
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You Can Buy Trent Dilfer’s Luxurious Mansion For $7M

Life in Bristol, Conn., must be treating Trent Dilfer pretty well.  The ESPN football analyst recently put his California home on the market, and if you have some spare change lying around you might want to take a look. The 10-year-old Spanish mansion comes with its own vineyard and of course a spacious backyard pool to boot. And it can be yours for only $7 million. That’s...
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NBA Rumors: Kings, Pelicans Discussed DeMarcus Cousins Trade

The Sacramento Kings are exploring trade options involving All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, and the New Orleans Pelicans are one team showing interest. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported an update on Cousins’ situation Sunday, and Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders provided details on what a Kings-Pelicans deal for Cousins could look like. New Orleans, who’s hosting...
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Cardinals Want To Keep Free Agent Chandler Jones One Way Or Another

It sounds like Chandler Jones shouldn’t plan on changing his address this offseason. The 26-year-old outside linebacker is a free agent, but based on Cardinals general manager Steve Keim’s appearance on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, the Cardinals plans on keeping Jones, one way or another. “We’ve had a lot of great dialogue,” Keim said per ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss. “We certainly...
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NBA Rumors: Kings Engaging In DeMarcus Cousins Trade Talks As Deadline Nears

The recent talk surrounding DeMarcus Cousins is that he’ll stay in Sacramento with a new contract extension, but a new report suggests otherwise. The Kings recently have been exploring possible trade options involving their center, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, Feb. 23, and Cousins is one of several superstars at the center...
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Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Sharks Lineups

The Boston Bruins’ bye week is over. After a six-day break, the B’s return to the ice Sunday night against the San Jose Sharks for their first road game under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy. Boston is 3-0-0 under Cassidy, with the most recent win being a 4-0 rout of the rival Montreal Canadiens last Sunday at TD Garden. Even though the Bruins beat the Sharks 6-3 on Feb. 9,...
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Watch Mookie Betts Dominate NBA All-Star Celebrity Bowling Tournament

Is there anything Mookie Betts can’t do? The Boston Red Sox star outfielder is known for tracking down fly balls in right field, stealing bases with reckless abandon and blasting home runs onto Lansdowne Street, but on Friday he reminded everyone that he is just as dominant on the lanes as he is on the diamond. Betts took part in the NBA’s All-Star Celebrity Clash at Chris...
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Report: Timberwolves have 'strong interest' in Shumpert

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a decent chance to end a 12-year playoff drought (the longest in the NBA) this season, and they are looking at the trade market for some help before the Feb. 23 trade deadline.FOX Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico reported Sunday that the T-Wolves have “strong interest” in Cleveland Cavaliers forward Iman Shumprt, citing league sources.Darren Wolfson of...
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David Ortiz gives fans a glimpse at his new spring training

David Ortiz seems to be enjoying his retirement.While the rest of the Boston Red Sox are gathered in Fort Myers, Fla., for the beginning of spring training, the former designated hitter reported to the beach and shared a look at his new spring training via Twitter. Although Ortiz claims it’s “so good to be retired,” that hasn’t kept his name from coming up frequently at Red...
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NBA Trade Rumors: Pacers Dangling First-Round Pick To Help Paul George

The Indiana Pacers are serious about making a playoff run in the Eastern Conference, even if it means giving up a valuable asset before the Feb. 23 NBA trade deadline. According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, the Pacers are dangling their 2017 first round pick in hopes of acquiring “an established wing or an established frontline player, according to sources.” The Pacers’ mission...
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Kevin Durant Mistakenly Introduced As Oklahoma City Native At NBA All-Star Weekend

Kevin Durant just can’t seem to shake his Oklahoma City past. The Golden State Warriors star was introduced as an Oklahoma City native prior to the 3-Point Contest on Saturday at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. The public address announcer tried to correct his gaffe, but the damage was already done. pic.twitter.com/NzWjSDf7dr — NBA RETWEET (@RTNBA) February 19, 2017 Durant...
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Joey Logan Wins Wild Clash At Daytona; Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin Crash On Last Lap

Joey Logano has returned to victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Logano won the 2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona Sunday, kicking off his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season with a stirring exhibition win. Logan profited Brad Keselowski’s accident with leader Denny Hamlin on the final lap to earn a comeback win. Kyle Busch, Alex Bowman and Danica Patrick finished...
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Isaiah Thomas couldn't sleep after meeting Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan has the power to fuel anyone’s hoop dreams, even battle-hardened NBA veterans like Isaiah Thomas.The Celtics star met Jordan for the first time Friday in New Orleans, and the experience is one he won’t soon forget. Thomas giddily told The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn about the effect Jordan’s compliments had on him.“Michael Jordan, I met Michael Jordan,...
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Build On A Budget: Stiff Competition Among U.S.-Made Mid-Size SUVs

Oftentimes, when people are shopping for a vehicle on a budget, they opt for a base model because they think it’s all they can afford. But that’s not always the case. The truth is, if you’re smart about the way you build your vehicle of choice, you can actually get a lot more for your money. And if you are choosing between a few models, a great way to help you aid your decision...
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Cristiano Ronaldo Destroys Defender With ‘Elastico’ Nutmeg Skill Move

Add this clip to Cristiano Ronaldo’s never-ending highlight reel. The soccer superstar had the internet buzzing with delight Saturday when he outfoxed an opponent during Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Espanyol in La Liga (Spanish first division). Ronaldo used the popular (and difficult) “elastico” skill to nutmeg Espanyol defender David Lopez. Ronaldo’s elastico didn’t result...
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Watch Club America Coach Ricardo La Volpe Tackle Chivas’ Jesus Sanchez In ‘Clasico Nacional’

Ricardo La Volpe hasn’t kicked a kicked a soccer ball professionally in almost a quarter century but he apparently can’t put his playing days behind him. The Club America coach stepped onto the field and tackled Chivas’ Jesus Sanchez on Saturday night at Chivas Stadium during the “Clasico Nacional” of Liga MX (Mexico’s first division). La Volpe’s fine and shocking tackle...
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Replacing Your Vehicle’s Original Bulbs Might Not Be Your Brightest Idea

Many people seem to be in a rush to swap out their cars’ old halogen light bulbs for new, flashy LED or HID bulbs. But not only is that potentially illegal, it also might not give you the results you’re looking for. When vehicles are put together, the headlight housings are designed to house specific bulbs. And although these bulbs can be swapped out for different kinds, improved...
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Steven Wright, Drew Pomeranz Among Pitchers Vying For Rotation Spots

The front end of the Boston Red Sox pitching rotation is loaded with the likes of Rick Porcello, Chris Sale and David Price, but there are still some question marks surrounding the back end. The three most likely candidates — Eduardo Rodriguez, Drew Pomeranz and Steven Wright — are all vying for the No. 4 and 5 spots of the rotation. Each is an interesting case, mainly because...
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NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Glenn Robinson III Shines In Overall Dreadful Competition

The 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest was one for the ages, for all the wrong reasons. Overall it was a pretty miserable way to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday, as there felt like there were just as many misses as there were made dunks. However, the Indiana Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III was one of the lone bright spots, as he went on to win the contest with some pretty impressive dunks...
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Mother Nature Rains On NASCAR’s Parade; Clash At Daytona Postponed

The 2017 NASCAR season will have to wait at least one more day before starting its engine. Persistent rains coated Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, forcing the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona to be postponed until Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11:35 a.m. ET, according to NASCAR.com. The 75-lap non-points race will precede qualifying for the Daytona 500, which will begin...
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Celtics Rank Fifth Among NBA’s Most Valuable Franchises At $2.2 Billion

The Boston Celtics are one of the most legendary and historic franchises in the NBA, and that notion is reflected in the team’s monetary value. In Forbes’ annual rankings, the C’s were listed as the fifth-most valuable NBA franchise at a whopping $2.2 billion. The Celtics dropped one spot from their listing last year, but their value actually increased ($2.1 billion in 2016...
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