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‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Is Taking The Ring, Fighting WWE’s Stardust (Photo)

Stephen Amell and Stardust have been feuding all summer. Now, fans are finally getting what they want. Amell, who plays legendary DC super hero The Green Arrow on CW’s hit series “Arrow,” made the announcement via Twitter on Monday in pretty sweet fashion. Ok @StardustWWE -- you asked for it. See you next Monday. #AmellGetsRaw http://t.co/A9v9ReZHa5— Stephen Amell (@amellywood...
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Ciara’s Son Seen Hugging Russell Wilson; Toddler’s Father Isn’t Happy (Photos)

Because Drake and Meek Mill’s beef wasn’t enough, we’ve apparently got more rappers in a fight. Rapper future wasn’t very pleased this week when he saw his son, Future Zahir, hugging Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Normally, seeing one’s child with a professional athlete is a cool experience and photo opportunity, but Wilson is dating singer Ciara — Future...
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William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry’s 1985 Super Bowl Ring Sells For Over $200,000

Former NFL star William “Refrigerator” Perry’s 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl championship ring sold at auction last week and blew sale expectations out of the water. Perry originally sold the wing in 2000 and it has been re-sold several times since. It was expected to go for around $100,000 last week, but came in at a whopping $203,150, according...
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Agent: Cameron Gordon Re-Signs With Patriots, Boosting Linebacker Depth

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots bolstered their linebacker depth by adding a familiar face. The Patriots re-signed Cameron Gordon, the linebacker’s agent, Brett Tessler, tweeted Monday. Gordon spent the 2014 season on injured reserve and was released by the Patriots on May 18. Gordon went undrafted out of Michigan last year. He played wide receiver and safety before...
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Chris Mortensen: NFL Investigating Deflategate Was A Mistake

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen appeared on The Dan Le Batard Show on ESPN Radio on Monday to explain the misreporting that many feel incited the wild goose chase that Deflategate has become. Mortensen cited sources days after the AFC Championship Game, saying 11 of 12 New England Patriots’ footballs used in the AFC Championship Game were found to be underinflated by two pounds. That...
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Community Shield 2015: Arsenal Lands Opening Salvo Vs. Chelsea Ahead Of 2015-16

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho are in mid-season form a week before the 2015-16 Premier League campaign begins. Postgame fireworks between Wenger and Mourinho overshadowed Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Chelsea in the 2015 FA Community Shield on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin scored the game’s only goal in the 24th minute to give Arsenal the win over Chelsea in the...
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New England Patriots Waive Two, Have Four Open Spots On 90-Man Roster

The New England Patriots have four open spots on their 90-man roster as they prepare for their second week of training camp. The Patriots waived offensive lineman Kevin Hughes and defensive tackle Vince Taylor on Monday. Hughes was waived/injured, meaning he will revert to injured reserve if he’s not picked up by another team Tuesday. Hughes left Saturday’s practice early with...
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NESN Hires Lisa Hillary As On-Air Personality

NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced Monday that Lisa Hillary (@LisaHillaryTV) will join NESN as an anchor/reporter for NESN’s sports news programs. The sports television veteran will join Adam Pellerin (@AdamPellerin) to form the network’s lead anchor team for “NESN Sports Today,” a live sportscast that airs every night at 10 p.m. or immediately...
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WWE Star Titus O’Neil Took Homeless People To Dinner Two Days In A Row (Photos)

WWE star Titus O’Neil was a good samaritan this weekend when he offered to take two homeless people to dinner at the Yardhouse in San Diego, Calif., but was disappointed when employees at the restaurant were uncomfortable in the presence of O’Neil’s guests. Upset, O’Neil posted a video the next day saying he’d be back later with an entire group of homeless people because...
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Report: Ronda Rousey To Star In Movie Based On Her Autobiography

Ronda Rousey apparently can’t get enough of the silver screen. The UFC bantamweight champion, who retained her title in UFC 190 on Saturday with a 34-second knockout win over Bethe Correia, already has had roles in “The Expendables 3,” “Furious 7,” and the “Entourage” movie and is set to shoot action film “Mile 22.” And now, she’s adding a movie about her life...
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Hernandez tipster allegedly had sexual relationship with him

Aaron Hernandez’s defense wanted to question a juror after receiving an anonymous call that the juror had been “untruthful” during jury selection. Now, that tipster’s credibility is being called into question. Prosecutor’s wrote Monday that the tipster, who was identified only as “Katy,” had a “sexually explicit relationship” with the former New England Patriots...
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Gregg Zaun Hammers Yordano Ventura For Jose Bautista Trash Talk (Video)

The blossoming rivalry between the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals looks like it’s already extended to broadcasters, too. The Blue Jays and Royals got real chippy over the weekend in Toronto, culminating with a bench-clearing incident and postgame trash talk following Sunday’s game. Things didn’t end there, either. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura — who’s been in...
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Christian Benteke’s Volley Vs. Swindon LFC’s Best Goal Of Preseason (Video)

Here’s a good reason why Christian Benteke will wear Liverpool’s No. 9 jersey. Benteke scored a stunning volley Sunday in Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Swindon Town. The game was the Reds’ final preseason outing but Benteke’s first for Liverpool, following his £32.5 million ($50.6 million) transfer last month. Among the good aspects of Benteke’s unofficial debut was a goal...
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Report: Cristiano Ronaldo Buys Agent Jorge Mendes Greek Island As Wedding Gift

With friends like Cristiano Ronaldo, who needs … no, scratch that. Jorge Mendes can attest to the fact we all need more friends like Ronaldo. Ronaldo bought Mendes a Greek Island as a wedding present, The BBC reported Monday, citing Spain’s Mundo Deportivo website. Ronaldo served as the best man at the ceremony in which Mendes, his longtime agent, married longtime partner Sandra...
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Michael Jordan Takes Down Jimmy Butler In Shootout, Still Has Game (Video)

Could Michael Jordan be coming out of retirement again? Well, no, but evidently he still has some serious game. The five-time MVP had a little fun Sunday when Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler made a surprise guest appearance at his MJ Flight School. The two superstars participated in a shooting competition with the help of some campers. In classic fashion, MJ took a break...
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Ronda Rousey’s Knockout Of Bethe Correia Just As Dominant In Claymation (Video)

Ronda Rousey is the rock of the UFC women’s division, but it turns out, she’s pretty good in clay, too. Rousey kept her perfect record intact Saturday night when it took her just 34 seconds to destroy Bethe Correia at UFC 190. Rousey dismantled her opponent, knocking out Correia in a heartbeat, running her career record to 12-0. Apparently, Rousey fights have become so commonplace...
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Liverpool Goalkeeper: Simon Mignolet Leads Adam Bogdan In Competition For One Job

Simon Mignolet will start the 2015-16 Premier League season as Liverpool’s No. 1 goalkeeper. What happens after the first kick of the ball is anyone’s guess. Mignolet’s dramatic loss of form in early 2014-15 cost him the trust of manager Brendan Rodgers, who benched the Belgian in mid-December in favor of Brad Jones. We’ll never know what would have happened had Jones not...
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Red Sox’s Top 10 August Transactions Show Deals Still Possible (Photos)

The Red Sox’s inactivity at the 2015 Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline suggests Boston will do its heavy lifting over the offseason. But it doesn’t mean general manager Ben Cherington and Co. will sit on their hands until then, even with the Sox in last place in the American League East. Boston has a track record of making moves in August. The July 31 non-waiver...
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Ray Allen won't officially retire in case he gets right offer

Despite missing the entire 2014-15 season, Ray Allen isn’t going to hang ’em up just yet. The former Boston Celtic turned 40 last month, but he’s still open to the possibility of playing in the NBA again if the right deal comes along. Allen told the Hartford Courant as much at his basketball camp Saturday in Connecticut. “I haven’t said anything about that, and I won’t...
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Evan Turner Fills Up Highlight Reel During First NBA Africa Game (Videos)

Evan Turner turned heads at Saturday’s inaugural NBA Africa game. The Boston Celtics forward played alongside elite NBA players as Team World rallied to defeat Team Africa 101-97 in Johannesburg. Teammate Marcus Smart and coach Brad Stevens were also members of the World squad, but Turner stole the show. The most impressive play was his sweet behind-the-back pass to Washington...
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Sam Kennedy: Red Sox’s ‘Baseball Experts’ To Handle Player Evaluations

This embed is invalid" /> Sam Kennedy has been tabbed as Larry Lucchino’s successor, causing many to wonder how the new Red Sox president will handle the job and what role he’ll play in Boston’s roster construction. Kennedy obviously will have a lot on his plate, but he plans to leave the organization’s on-field baseball evaluations in their...
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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. Tuesday: Henry Owens vs...
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Five Things Learned From Liverpool’s Preseason Wins Vs. Helsinki, Swindon

Liverpool finished their preseason preparations with two games in two days over the weekend. Here are five things we learned from the Reds’ final warm-up games against HJK Helsinki and Swindon. Nathaniel Clyne and Jordon Ibe can be a dynamic duo Fullback Nathaniel Clyne and young winger Jordan Ibe dovetailed superbly on the right throughout the 2-0 win at HJK Helsinki on Saturday...
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Stunt Biker Robbie Maddison ‘Surfs’ Dirt Bikes Through Huge Waves (Video)

To say Robbie Maddison is little bit crazy might be an understatement. The stunt biker is known across the world for giving off an air of fearlessness and defying death with some “you have to see it to believe it” stunts. His latest stunt certainly might be his greatest. Maddison is making waves — pun very much intended — across the world for having the guts to ride his dirt...
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Adrian Peterson, son featured in Vikings' 'Family Day' tweet

The Minnesota Vikings celebrated “Family Day” at training camp Saturday, and for some reason, Adrian Peterson was prominently featured. Peterson, you might recall, missed just about the entire 2015 season after he was indicted on on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child last September. The Vikings running back was accused of hitting his 4-year-old son with a switch...
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