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Bucs Kicker Roberto Aguayo Already Getting Heckled By Fans At Practice

Roberto Aguayo is in a tough spot. Not only is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker dealing with immense pressure by virtue of being drafted in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He also is struggling mightily in practice, which has some Bucs fans already turning against him. Don't ever recall a Bucs kicker booed at practice. Half the fans seemed to have been heckling Aguayo...
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Red Sox Will Send A Scout To Tim Tebow’s MLB Workout, Dave Dombrowski Says

The Tim Tebow Baseball Dream is real, and apparently the Boston Red Sox are one of many teams interested to see how it pans out. We found out earlier this month that the former NFL quarterback is seriously pursuing a career in Major League Baseball and will hold a workout for big league teams near the end of August. On Tuesday, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski...
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Liverpool Books Ticket To EFL Cup Third Round With Win Vs. Burton Albion

Liverpool booked a place in the third round of the EFL Cup with a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Burton Albion at Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday. Divock Origi flicked the Reds into an early lead, before Roberto Firmino added his name to the scoresheet moments later with a placed header into the corner. Jurgen Klopp’s side’s grip on the contest was strengthened when Tom Naylor turned...
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Red Sox Vs. Rays Lineup: Clay Buchholz Gets Another Chance In Rotation

Clay Buchholz’s opportunities to start have been few and far between this season, but he’ll get at least one more go Tuesday. Buchholz will start for the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field in the second game of their four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. The right-hander is filling in for knuckleballer Steven Wright, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury...
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Patriots Notes: Rookie Guard Joe Thuney Close To Locking Down Starting Job

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady both addressed the media Tuesday morning at Gillette Stadium. Here are a few leftover nuggets from their news conferences: — The Patriots released three players Tuesday — running back Donald Brown, defensive tackle Frank Kearse and cornerback E.J. Biggers — and now have seven open spots...
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Ex-NFL QB Todd Marinovich Found Naked With Multiple Drugs In Stranger’s Backyard

Todd Marinovich had a rough Friday night. The former star USC quarterback and Los Angeles Raiders first-round draft pick was arrested naked Friday in Irvine, Calif., while in possession of drugs. Marinovich was found after someone called the police saying they saw a naked man on the Venta Spur walking trail, Irvine police commander Mike Hallinan told TMZ Sports. The former QB...
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Cowboys’ Dez Bryant Calls His ‘Madden NFL 17’ Player Rating An ‘Insult’

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant hasn’t had a very good week. He reportedly suffered a concussion and won’t play in his team’s upcoming preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday. His rating in the “Madden NFL 17” video game by EA Sports — which released Tuesday — also has him displeased. Bryant is ranked No. 8 among receivers in the game, perhaps...
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When Is Ronda Rousey’s Next Fight? Not At UFC 205 In NYC, Apparently

Dana White’s big plans for Madison Square Garden don’t include Ronda Rousey. It’ll be almost one year since Rousey’s last fight when UFC 205 rolls around Nov. 12, but White said during the most recent episode of “UFC Unfiltered” that the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion will not be on the card for the promotion’s first ever event in New York City. “She...
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For Patriots, Balancing Present Vs. Projection Makes For Tough Roster Calls

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots on Tuesday released veteran running back Donald Brown, a player who, while he could not stay healthy this summer, has more than a half-dozen years of NFL experience under his belt. The decision to send Brown on his way left three relatively untested players (Tyler Gaffney, D.J. Foster and Joey Iosefa) batting for the final spot on the...
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Race Of Champions Coming To US For First Time, Will Race In Marlins Park

Race Of Champions has had plenty of big name American drivers in the past, but has never hosted an event stateside, but apparently that will change this year. The next ROC competition will be held in Miami at Marlins Park, it revealed on Twitter. The wait is over! ROC is coming to the USA. We are proud to present #ROCMiami at @Marlins! https://t.co/HTgdIBnvSS pic.twitter...
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Patriots Practice Observations: Jabaal Sheard, Patrick Chung Return

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jabaal Sheard reportedly suffered a sprained MCL in the New England Patriots’ first preseason game, but he was healthy enough to work on conditioning Tuesday. Sheard and safety Patrick Chung returned to the practice field Tuesday. Quarterback Tom Brady also practiced after being excused Sunday and Monday. After warmups, Sheard, fellow defensive end Rob Ninkovich...
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Bill Belichick Explains Thought Process Behind Patriots’ Early Roster Cuts

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots aren’t required to trim their roster from 90 to 75 players until Aug. 30, but they’ve already got a head start, cutting seven players in the last week. Bill Belichick explained in detail why the Patriots are making those moves early and whether they’ll refill those spots prior to next Tuesday. “We’re definitely going to have to...
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NHL 17 Player Ratings: EA Sports Unveils Top 10 Players At Every Position

EA Sports’ award-winning hockey video game franchise returns in just a few weeks when “NHL 17” hits stores on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues is the cover athlete, and he’s the second-highest rated right winger in the game behind reigning Hart Trophy winner Patrick Kane. The top 10 rated players at each position were released by EA Sports this...
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DraftKings: David Ortiz, Robinson Cano Among Tom Caron’s Lineup Picks

David Ortiz has phenomenal all-around numbers in his farewell season, and those should only get better Tuesday night with Chris Archer on the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays. The Boston Red Sox designated hitter is hitting .382 with three home runs and 16 RBIs in his career against Archer, which is why NESN’s Tom Caron believes Ortiz would be a smart pick for your DraftKings lineup...
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Yoan Moncada Already Getting Solid Reviews For Third Base Defense

Yoan Moncada’s move to third base looks like it’s going just fine. The Boston Red Sox are starting to use the super prospect at the hot corner in an attempt to broaden his skill set, a strategy that ultimately could get Moncada to the major leagues a little quicker. Red Sox veteran Dustin Pedroia is playing a solid second base for the big club and is still signed for a few more...
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These Sports Had The Most Popular Athletes On Tinder At Rio Olympics

The IOC might want to consider turning Tinder-swiping into an Olympic event. It’s common knowledge these days that a lot of sex goes down in the Olympic Village, which means Tinder likely was popular among athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. But which sport had the most desirable athletes on the dating app? Tinder revealed this information after the Olympics...
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Watch Awesome New NBA 2K17 Trailer Featuring LeBron James, Kevin Durant And More

“NBA 2K17,” the latest edition of 2K Sports’ award-winning basketball video game, hits stores Tuesday, Sept. 20. That’s still a long ways off for NBA fans, and after watching the new game trailer released Tuesday, the wait has just become even more difficult. The trailer is set to the Imagine Dragons song “Friction.” A lot of the action involves features that don’t...
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Tom Brady Hopes To Play For Patriots Vs. Panthers, Values Preseason Reps

FOXBORO, Mass. — After sitting out the New England Patriots’ first two preseason games, quarterback Tom Brady said he hopes to see the field during the third this Friday. “Yeah, absolutely,” Brady said in his Tuesday news conference. “I’d like to be out there every time I get a chance to play. You only get so many opportunities a year. I’m getting so many opportunities...
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Patriots’ D.J. Foster, Now Healthy, Can Shake Up Running Back Battle

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots rookie running back D.J. Foster took a big step Monday in practice. Rather than leaving to work on conditioning during positional drills, Foster stayed on the practice field with the rest of his Patriots teammates for the first time this summer. This usually means a player is healthy and ready to perform in a preseason game. “It felt real...
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MLB Releases 2016 Postseason Schedule With Dates, TV Channel Info

The 2016 MLB postseason is a little more than a month away, but the league released its playoff schedule Tuesday with dates and TV channel information for every wild card, division series, league championship series and World Series game. One interesting note is that a possible Game 7 would be played on Nov. 2 in an American League city. That might result in some pretty cold weather...
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South Korea Little League Team Breaks Out Usain Bolt Celebration

Some might consider it showboating, but we’ll just go ahead and say it was awesome. Jungtaek Ru hit a home run in the fourth inning Monday as South Korea pummeled Canada 10-0 in the teams’ Little League World Series matchup. The majestic blast was just half the fun, though. The real show started when Ru crossed home plate and the entire South Korean team participated in a celebration...
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Tom Brady Addresses Scissors Mishap, Calls Slicing Finger ‘Silly Accident’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady appeared no worse for wear Tuesday morning in his first public appearance since missing last Thursday’s New England Patriots preseason game. The Patriots quarterback confirmed reports he missed the matchup against the Chicago Bears after slicing his thumb on a pair of scissors shortly before kickoff. “I was ready to go,” said Brady, who was excused...
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Tom Brady Doesn’t Specify Whereabouts During Patriots Excused Absence

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady’s unusual offseason continued this weekend, when the New England Patriots quarterback was excused from practice Sunday and Monday. Brady returned Tuesday and met with the media. When asked about his whereabouts Sunday and Monday, Brady only would say he “just had to take care of something.” Patriots head coach Bill Belichick called Brady’s absence...
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Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho Almost Fought Backstage At WWE SummerSlam?

Chris Jericho apparently was as confused as anyone about how WWE SummerSlam ended Sunday night, and his confusion reportedly almost led to a real backstage brawl with Brock Lesnar. Multiple sources told the Wrestling Observer that Jericho questioned how the main event between Lesnar and Randy Orton ended, as there was some confusion as to whether Lesnar went off-script and intentionally...
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1909 ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson Baseball Card Sells For $667,189 At Auction

Vintage sports cards, particularly in baseball and basketball have enjoyed a nice uptick in value recently. Anyone who owns Michael Jordan cards from 1985 through 1991 probably already is aware of this trend. SPC’s 2016 Mid-Summer auction just ended, and the top-selling card was a 1909 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson graded an 8/10 (near-mint to mint) by Professional Sports Authentication...
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