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Take A Tour Of Fenway Park’s New Improvements With Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

The 2017 Boston Red Sox season is just around the corner when the Red Sox host the Pittsburgh Pirates at Fenway Park on Monday. If you’re headed to Fenway for the Opening Day festivities you might notice a few changes around the ballpark. Fenway Park received some new improvements during the offseason and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh got a tour of the new elements on Thursday afternoon...
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Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Stars Lines

The Boston Bruins are fighting for a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and they’re playing good hockey at the right time. The B’s have won two consecutive games heading into their Thursday night tilt with the Dallas Stars at TD Garden. With six games remaining on its regular season schedule, Boston currently holds a three point lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning for the second...
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Boston Red Sox Reveal Improvements Made To Fenway Park For 2017 Season

America’s Most Beloved Ballpark just got that much better. The Red Sox hosted Boston mayor Marty Walsh on Thursday for an annual pre-Opening Day tour of Fenway Park. The visit offered Walsh a glimpse of some improvements made to Fenway over the offseason, setting the stage for what the Red Sox hope is a very successful 2017 campaign. Over $300 million has been invested in the improvement...
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NBA Rumors: Gordon Hayward Could End Up With Heat If He Leaves Jazz

Frank Isola’s New York Daily News column Thursday had a pretty juicy rumor in it. The column, titled “Phil Jackson has long way to go to match Pat Riley’s front office success,” compared and contrasted how Riley’s been successful with the Miami Heat, while Jackson continues to struggle leading the New York Knicks. And that’s where soon-to-be free agent Gordon Hayward...
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NBA Rumors: Jimmy Butler ‘As Good As Gone’ From Bulls After Season

The Chicago Bulls held on to Jimmy Butler at this year’s NBA trade deadline, but it appears the Butler-Bulls marriage could soon be coming to a close. A league front office source tells The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor that Butler is “as good as gone” from Chicago once this season comes to a close. It’s been reported that the star guard has had a tumultuous relationship with...
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NFL Rumors: Cam Newton Expected To Miss Four Months After Shoulder Surgery

Cam Newton went under the knife Thursday. The Panthers quarterback underwent surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing arm, and Carolina since has announced how the surgery went. “Head team physician Dr. Pat Connor performed surgery this morning at Carolinas Medical Center to repair Cam Newton’s partially torn rotator cuff,” head athletic trainer...
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Red Sox Foundation To Host ‘Bacon And Beer Festival’ At Fenway Park

Who doesn’t love bacon and beer? The Red Sox Foundation will combine the two classics Saturday, May 13, when it hosts Eat Boston’s eighth annual “Bacon and Beer Festival” at Fenway Park. Fans will be able to sample bacon-inspired dishes and beers from various local chefs and breweries at the event, which is scheduled to run from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. “It’s very exciting...
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NBA Highlights: Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant Both Scored 53 Points On March 30

March 30 has provided NBA fans with two fantastic scoring performances. In 1983, Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird scored 53 points against the Indiana Pacers at the old Boston Garden. Bird shot 21-of-30 from the field and made all 11 of his free throw attempts. The C’s won 142-16, and Bird was one of five Boston players to score double-digits. Twenty-four years after Bird’s incredible...
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Here’s Why New 49ers Coach Kyle Shanahan Doesn’t Want Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick once quarterbacked the San Francisco 49ers to two consecutive NFC Champion Games, but now the signal caller is struggling to find a job. Kaepernick became a free agent after opting out of his contract with the 49ers at the start of the new league year. But despite being worthy of a roster spot, Kaepernick still remains on the open market. Several members of the football...
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Watch LeBron James Cry Like A Baby In Intel 360 Replay Commercial

LeBron James is crying again but he’s doing so in virtual reality this time. The NBA superstar stars in a new commercial for Intel’s 360 Replay Technology in which he hits the game-winning shot and proceeds to cry. But Intel put a fresh spin on his iconic moment following the 2016 NBA Finals by changing his face into that of a baby. “It’s an entertaining way to bring home...
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Between The Tackles: What Are Malcolm Butler’s Chances Of Being Traded?

Three weeks into NFL free agency, Malcolm Butler’s future remains uncertain. The restricted free-agent cornerback has yet to sign either his first-round tender with the New England Patriots or a contract with another team, and New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton told reporters this week his team would not surrender the No. 11 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft to sign Butler to an offer...
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Don’t Bother Trying To Outrun Italian Highway Patrol’s New Squad Car

In the U.S., police cars typically are based on American cars, such as the Dodge Charger, Ford Taurus and Chevrolet SS. The Italian Highway Patrol also uses domestically made cars for its cruisers, though the latest addition to its fleet isn’t a Fiat or Alfa Romeo as you might expect. Italy’s interior minister, senator Marco Minniti accepted the keys to the department’s new...
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MLB Rumors: Cardinals Might Be ‘Sleeper Team’ For Jose Quintana Trade

Multiple teams have been vying for Jose Quintana’s services, but one team might come out of the woodwork to make a trade happen. The Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates reportedly have been in talks with the Chicago White Sox for the left-hander’s services, but according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman, Chicago believes the two teams have been “passive” in their pursuit...
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Goldberg clarifies comments about being 'miserable' in WWE return

Bill Goldberg is miserable. But he’s not really miserable.Goldberg said recently on the debut episode of “E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness” hosted by former WWE superstars Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso that he’s been “absolutely miserable” in his return to wrestling thanks in large to the intense regimen required to maintain his hulking physique...
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Czech Pilot Takes His Flying Car On Coffee Run, Then Takes To Skies

For most people, flying cars feel more like science fiction than reality. Other people, however, already are using the futuristic vehicles for practical purposes. A video uploaded to YouTube recently by Jaroslav Jindra shows Pavel Brezina, a Czech pilot and product manager at AGN Systems, according to Flying Magazine, taking a flying car though the streets of Prague. The vehicle...
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Celtics’ Danny Ainge Is A Top-Three NBA President/GM, Per ESPN Panel

Danny Ainge has yet to set off the fireworks and bring an NBA superstar to the Boston Celtics. But let’s face the facts: He’s still a pretty darn good basketball executive. An ESPN panel offered validation of Ainge’s success as the Celtics’ president of basketball operations Thursday. In a ranking of the NBA’s top general managers/presidents, ESPN gave Ainge a score of...
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Kevin Durant Enters Debate Over Resting NBA Players With Common Sense

Kevin Durant has considered the uproar over NBA players sitting out games. Now it’s his turn to talk about the subject. The injured Golden State Warriors star opined Thursday on the debate over NBA teams resting players for regular-season games, telling ESPN he empathizes both with fans’ frustrations and his peers’ need for an occasional break. “I understand what the fans...
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‘Destiny 2’ Trailer Provides First Look At Highly Anticipated Sequel

After a considerable amount of build up, the first trailer for the sequel to “Destiny” finally is here. Posted to destinygame’s YouTube on Thursday, the trailer is titled “Rally the Troops,” and officially reveals “Destiny 2” to the world. If you’re looking for gameplay footage, though, you’ll be a bit disappointed, as the trailer primarily focuses on a pair of...
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Former Baylor Assistant Coach Tells His Story In Upcoming Documentary ‘Disgraced’

Baylor University is currently embroiled in one of the biggest scandals in college athletics history. But this isn’t the first time Baylor athletics has been in hot water. The upcoming documentary “Disgraced” explores the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball star Patrick Dennehy, and how the tragic crime opened up a can of worms into serious NCAA violations done by Baylor and...
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Drew Pomeranz’s Injury Hurts Red Sox’s Rotation Now, But Not Necessarily For Long

The Boston Red Sox’s rotation seemingly took another hit Thursday when it was announced Drew Pomeranz would start the season on the 10-day disabled list. But it’s not necessarily the worst-case scenario. Pomeranz’s official diagnosis is a left forearm flexor strain, which the starter actually has been dealing with since the end of last season. It’s expected fellow southpaw...
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Lexus April Fools’ Joke Hilariously Trolls People Who Hog Fast Lane

There are few things more annoying on the road than being stuck behind someone uses the fast lane to do anything other than go fast. Well, Lexus might have come up with the perfect solution to politely move these people out of the way. In a video posted to YouTube on Thursday by LexusVehicles, the luxury automaker introduces Lane Valet, an ingenious way of freeing the left lane of...
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Chicago Fire Win (Twitter) World Cup With Perfect Reply To Bastian Schweinsteiger Question

With Bastian Schweinsteiger on board, the Chicago Fire plan to dominate soccer from the Windy City to Moscow. An unidentified reporter asked the German midfielder Wednesday at his introductory press conference with the Fire whether he would help them win the “World Cup.” Most, including Schweinsteiger, presume the reporter meant the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, rather than...
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Report: Uber Driver Not Cited In Autonomous Vehicle Crash In Arizona

While many speculated a crash involving one of Uber’s autonomous vehicles would be a major setback for self-driving cars, it now seems that might not be the case after all. The Uber driver, Patrick Murphy, who was behind the wheel of a self-driving Volvo XC90 was not found at fault for Friday’s accident in Tempe, Ariz., The Arizona Republic reports. Instead, Tempe police cited...
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Watch Top Gear’s Stig Set New World Record In Ultra-Fast Bumper Car

When people think of bumper cars, they usually don’t think of them as being especially fast. As it turns out, though, a little elbow grease and a world-class driver can make the carnival classics look right at home on a straightaway. A video posted to YouTube on Thursday by Colin Furze showcases a modified bumper car Furze recently put together. In hopes of breaking the world...
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Is Cristiano Ronaldo’s Airport Statue That Bad? Its Sculptor Doesn’t Think So

Don’t believe your lying eyes. The Cristiano Ronaldo airport statue isn’t as bad as it seems. That’s the argument of Emanuel Santos, the sculptor who made the bronze bust of the soccer superstar that now sits at the Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, Madeira. Santos defended his widely panned piece of art Wednesday and explained to Brazil’s Globo TV on Wednesday how he...
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