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Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

There were high hopes for Martavis Bryant in his second season, but a different kind of high will put his 2015 season on hold for now. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver reportedly was suspended four games last week by the NFL, and that was upheld after Bryant appealed, the team announced Monday. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Bryant was suspended after multiple failed...
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Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller Have Discussed Contract Extensions With Celtics

The Boston Celtics have begun preliminary talks about potential contract extensions for big men Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller, according to Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge. “Obviously, those are two guys that we like moving forward,” Ainge told The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach on Monday. “So, yeah, there will be more discussions with both of them...
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Patriots’ Michael Williams: ‘I Still Don’t Know’ What Position I’ll Play

FOXBORO, Mass. — Let’s just call Michael Williams a “blocker” for now. The 6-foot-6, 304-pounder was announced as an offensive lineman and given jersey No. 74 when the New England Patriots acquired him from the Detroit Lions for a 2017 seventh-round draft pick last Tuesday. That position and number lasted approximately two minutes. Williams swapped his No. 74 jersey for...
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Zahra Schreiber, Seth Rollins’ Girlfriend, Fired By WWE For Nazi Photos

Zahra Schreiber’s social media exploits led her straight to the unemployment line. World Wrestling Entertainment fired Schreiber after controversial photos posted to the WWE Diva’s Instagram account in 2012 recently were uncovered. The photos, which have since been deleted, prominently featured Nazi swastikas. “WWE has released Zahra Schreiber due to inappropriate and offensive...
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Nick Caserio: Bill Belichick Still Going Strong, ‘Nobody Works Harder’

No one knows for sure when Bill Belichick will walk away from the New England Patriots, but it goes without saying he’ll leave a lasting impact on the organization from top to bottom. Belichick’s work obviously turned the Patriots into one of the NFL’s elite franchises. However, it’s also the work he continues to do day in and day out that should also carry on when he finally...
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Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the rankings, calling them “a joke.” Sports illustrated Rankings are a JOKE lol. Feels like back in HS when those POLITICAL...
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Liverpool Sells Fabio Borini To Sunderland In Reported $15M Transfer

Liverpool finally has bid “arrivederci” to Fabio Borini. Liverpool sold Borini to Sunderland, the Premier League clubs announced Monday. #LFC can confirm Fabio Borini has completed a permanent transfer to Sunderland http://t.co/iOKKIMhdz0 pic.twitter.com/aCFoR6dlPL — Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 31, 2015 BREAKING NEWS: Fabio Borini returns to Wearside signing a four...
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Hulk Hogan ‘Embarrassed’ About Racist Rant, Considered Suicide (Video)

Hulk Hogan has been wrestling with his emotions of late. Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, recently landed in hot water because of a secretly recorded tape in which he made racist comments about his daughter Brooke’s boyfriend. The wrestling icon since has apologized, and he said in an interview that aired Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that he even considered...
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Dining Playbook: Abby Park With Chef Tony

In the latest episode of Dining Playbook, co-host Billy Costa visited Abby Park in Milton and talked about the restaurant with executive chef Tony Derienzo. Check it out in the video above and visit abbypark.com for a menu and other information.Filed under: Diego Maradona, Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Top Stories
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Bill Belichick Explains Darrelle Revis-Aqib Talib Decision In ‘Do Your Job’ (Video)

When Aqib Talib signed with the Denver Broncos, it looked as if the New England Patriots’ secondary took a major hit — and then Darrelle Revis became available. Talib put Patriots fans into panic last year when he left New England to sign with the Broncos prior to the 2014 season. The decision left a giant hole in the Patriots’ secondary, a hole that needed to be filled if...
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Bill Belichick: Malcolm Butler ‘Made A Huge Jump From Year One To Year Two’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Think Malcolm Butler was good last year? Bill Belichick says he’ll be even better this season. The New England Patriots cornerback is in a much different place, now in his second season in the NFL. Butler entered the league as an undrafted free agent who only signed a contract with the Patriots after impressing in a rookie minicamp tryout. Now he’s a surefire...
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Red Sox Look To Play Spoiler As Yankees Begin Series At Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox will look to do damage to their archrival’s Amercan League East pennant hopes when they open a three-game series against the New York Yankees on Monday as slight -125 moneyline favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Red Sox are coming off a disappointing 5-4 loss on Sunday to the National League East-leading New York Mets after having upset the...
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Dining Playbook: Training Camp With Legal Sea Foods’ Rich Vellante

If you want tasty seafood, any one of Legal Sea Foods’ 23 locations, including many in and around the Boston area, is a good choice. In the latest episode of Dining Playbook, Jenny talked with Legal Sea Food executive chef Rich Vellante. Check it out in the video above and visit legalseafood.com for a menu and other information.Filed under: NESN Video, Top Stories, Training Camp
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Dining Playbook: Australian Football Visits Catalyst In Kendall Square

The Boston Demons have brought the fun of Australian Football to New England, and when they want a good meal, the team heads to Catalyst in Kendall Square for some tasty Australian beef. It’s the perfect food for a pre-practice meal. Check it out in the video above and visit bostondemons.com for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Top Stories
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Dining Playbook Review: Mare Oyster Bar

Mare Oyster Bar in Boston is a unique dining experience with stunning seafood dishes. Check it out in the video above and visit mareoysterbar.com to make a reservation or find more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Review, Top Stories
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Transfer Deadline Live: Man United, Real Madrid In Talks Over David De Gea Transfer

Monday, 1 p.m. ET: There’s little chance David de Gea will spend the season in the stands at Old Trafford watching Manchester United play. Manchester United and Real Madrid are in advanced negotiations over a transfer, which would take de Gea from the English to the Spanish soccer giant. Real Madrid will pay Manchester United €35 million (£26 million/$40 million) to release...
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J.J. Watt 'heartbroken' over Jennifer Aniston's marriage

It’s on to the next chapter for J.J. Watt. Watt has a not-so-secret celebrity crush on actress Jennifer Aniston, so news of her recent marriage to actor Justin Theroux caught the Houston Texans defensive end off guard, to say the least. “She got married a couple weeks ago,” Watt joked Sunday during Houston’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints when FOX sideline...
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Latest courtroom sketch of Tom Brady is an improvement

Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg drew the ire of the Internet earlier this month when her rendering of New England Patriots quarterback went viral. Brady was back in federal court Monday for what was expected to be his final Deflategate hearing, and so was Rosenberg, who took another stab at sketching the signal-caller. Rosenberg had to work quickly — the hearing lasted...
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Dining Playbook: Lucia Ristorante In Boston’s Famous North End

Looking for a place to enjoy a delicious Italian meal? Look no further than Lucia in Boston’s North End and Winchester. Arrive hungry and be prepared for a bustling Italian scene. Check it out in the video above and visit luciaboston.com for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Top Stories
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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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