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Tom Brady Defense: Brett Favre Sexting Fine Set Tone For Failure To Cooperate

Tom Brady’s defense had no shortage of ammunition heading into the June 23 suspension appeal hearing for the New England Patriots quarterback. The full transcript of that appeal — which was heard by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell — was released Tuesday afternoon. The transcript details the lengths which Brady’s defense, led by Jeffrey Kessler, went to prove two things: One...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Wood lost grip mid-pitch, called for balk

By Darren Hartwell Alex Wood’s first start with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night was going pretty well. Until the seventh inning, that is, when he forgot how to throw a baseball. The recently-acquired left-hander found himself in a bit of a jam with two runners on and a full count to Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera. Here was his payoff pitch: Juuuust...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Didn’t Have ‘A Whole Lot Of Options’ At Trade Deadline (Podcast)

The Boston Red Sox let the MLB trade deadline pass without making any big moves, only picking up reliever Ryan Cook from the Oakland Athletics. NESN.com’s Red Sox beat writer Ricky Doyle broke down Boston’s action — or rather inaction — at the trade deadline. He also sat down with Ashley Allen to discuss moves that could be upcoming this offseason, and Red Sox GM Ben...
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Red Sox Notes: John Farrell Not Ruling Out Shakeup In Boston’s Bullpen

This embed is invalid" /> Henry Owens someday will have an interesting story to tell. Owens was solid Tuesday night for the Boston Red Sox in his major league debut against the New York Yankees, yet the box score forever will indicate that the left-hander suffered the loss in a 13-3 drubbing at Yankee Stadium. A thorough look at the box score of course reveals...
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Henry Owens Shows Poise For Red Sox In Good MLB Debut Against Yankees

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox could have lost 100-3. It wouldn’t have mattered. Henry Owens’ major league debut was the most important aspect of Tuesday night’s series opener against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Everything else was noise. So while the Red Sox suffered an ugly 13-3 loss in which the bullpen again showed it’s simply...
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Ray Rice: I’m A ‘Rehabilitated Man,’ Want Another Shot In NFL (Video)

Ray Rice wants to play in the NFL again, but more importantly, he wants people to know that’s a better person than he was a year ago. In an interview with ESPN’s Jemele Hill, Rice talks about domestic violence, the impact it’s made on his life, and why he knows that even if he does get another chance to play NFL football fans might never forgive him. Rice was caught on camera...
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Floyd Mayweather Announces He’ll Fight Andre Berto On Sept. 12 In Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. made headlines in the boxing world Tuesday when he announced that the opponent for what will supposedly be his final fight on Sept. 12 in Las Vegas. THIS JUST IN: Floyd Mayweather announces he will face Andre Berto on September 12 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. http://t.co/ASgpTn3Kqu—   (@SportsCenter) August 04, 2015 The 31-year-old Berto is 30-3 with 23 career...
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Eduardo Rodriguez Salutes Red Sox Legend Pedro Martinez On Glove (Photo)

This embed is invalid" /> Eduardo Rodriguez used his glove to pay tribute to Pedro Martinez. The Boston Red Sox’s official Twitter account tweeted the following photo shortly before Tuesday night’s game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Rodriguez wasn’t the starter for Boston’s series opener in the Bronx, but it’s still a cool salute to...
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Henry Owens Will Remain In Boston Red Sox’s Rotation After Solid Debut

This embed is invalid" /> Henry Owens’ first major league stint will be more than just a one-start audition. Owens, who pitched well Tuesday night in his big league debut, will remain in the Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation, manager John Farrell told reporters after a 13-3 loss to the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It’s an unsurprising move given...
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Lawyer: Brady transcript may be enough to overturn suspension

By Pat Bradley The NFL and NFL Players Association previously agreed that documents submitted as evidence in New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s court case would remain confidential. Tuesday, U.S. district judge Richard Berman ruled that the confidentiality agreement should be removed for litigation. With everything now public record, the NFL doesn’t exactly look very...
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Red Sox Pitcher Matt Barnes To Change Roles Again, Start For Pawtucket

This embed is invalid" /> Matt Barnes’ career has been full of twists and turns to this point. Barnes will return to the rotation Wednesday at Triple-A Pawtucket, according to Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. The 25-year-old has pitched exclusively out of the bullpen in 26 career major league appearances, but he’s flip-flopped between a relief role and...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Email shows Ravens tipped off Colts about deflated footballs

By Pat Bradley The Baltimore Ravens have denied playing any role in the ongoing Deflategate for months, but according to documents filed by the NFL Players Association on Tuesday, the Ravens have been lying all along. The NFLPA filed over 4,000 pages of documents to be used as evidence in its court hearings, and among the now-public files were emails sent from Indianapolis Colts...
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Red Sox Wrap: Henry Owens’ Strong Debut Overshadowed By Ugly 13-3 Loss

This embed is invalid" /> Some losses are uglier than others. And this one sure wasn’t pretty. The Boston Red Sox suffered a 13-3 loss to the New York Yankees in Tuesday’s series opener at Yankee Stadium. All eyes were on Red Sox rookie Henry Owens, who made his major league debut in the Bronx, but his performance ended up having very little bearing...
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Tom Brady Denied Under Oath Being Aware Of Football Deflation (Appeal Transcript)

The transcript of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension appeal to Roger Goodell was released Tuesday, and at over 400 pages, it’s a doozy. Here are some takeaways from the transcript, using transcripts of the appeal: Brady denied being aware of ball deflation under oath Brady first learned of the minimum and maximum football deflation after their Week 7 win against the Jets Brady...
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John Farrell To Henry Owens Before Major League Debut: Just Be Yourself (Video)

We imagine making your major league debut is pretty nerve wracking. Doing it as a lauded prospect for the last place Boston Red Sox in New York against the first place Yankees? That’s a whole different story. And that’s why Red Sox manager John Farrell took some time to sit with Henry Owens before he took the mound Tuesday night in New York. “We had a conversation when he got...
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Hanley Ramirez Wants To Stay In Left Field For Boston Red Sox In 2016

This embed is invalid" /> Hanley Ramirez is happy in his current position with the Boston Red Sox. MassLive.com asked Ramirez after Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park whether he’d prefer to shift to first base or third base if the Red Sox move him out of left field, either this season or next. It’s a reasonable question given first...
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Report: Mexico in talks with Marcelo Bielsa for coaching job

By Marcus Kwesi O'Mard Marcelo’s long and winding coaching career could take him back to Mexico after all these years. Bielsa is in talks about assuming the vacant role of head coach of Mexico’s national soccer team, ESPN reported Tuesday, citing French magazine L’Equipe. A representative of Bielsa reportedly met Tuesday with Mexican federation officials in Monterrey, and...
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Henry Owens Could Be Boston Red Sox’s Smartest Rookie Pitcher (Video)

Boston Red Sox starting pitchers have struggled in 2015. That isn’t a secret. The reason why, however, has been up for debate. For many of the young guys — like Joe Kelly, for example — the issues appear to be problems navigating through a game. In other words, Red Sox pitchers have great stuff, but they struggle knowing when and how to use it. Henry Owens might be ahead of...
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Roger Goodell Falsely Made Tom Brady Seem Dishonest In Appeal Decision

Maybe Roger Goodell should have read through the transcripts of Tom Brady’s suspension appeal a little closer before the commissioner submitted his decision. Goodell states in his appeal decision “In response to the question, ‘Why were you talking to Mr. (John) Jastremski in those two weeks?,’ Mr. Brady responsed, in sum: ‘I think most of the conversations centered around...
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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM/President In Surprising Move

This embed is invalid" /> DETROIT — Dave Dombrowski is out as president and general manager of the Detroit Tigers, ending a run of nearly 14 seasons in which he helped turn the franchise from an afterthought into one of the American League’s powerhouses. The Tigers announced the move Tuesday. Dombrowski, who was in the last season of his contract, is being...
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Rob Gronkowski: Patriots Restructuring Contract ‘A Great Feeling’

Rob Gronkowski is $4 million richer, and he doesn’t have any complaints. The New England Patriots restructured their star tight end’s contract Tuesday, paying him $4 million of his $10 million option bonus and all but assuring that they’ll pick up Gronkowski’s option at the end of the NFL year. And Gronk is understandably thrilled. “It’€™s a great feeling,” Gronkowski...
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Red Sox’s Brian Johnson Lands On Minor League DL With Left Elbow Issue

This embed is invalid" /> Brian Johnson’s return to the Boston Red Sox no longer seems imminent. Johnson was placed on the minor league disabled list Monday after feeling discomfort in his pitching elbow. The left-hander threw just 60 pitches over four innings Sunday for Triple-A Pawtucket. It’s unclear how long Johnson will be sidelined, but his seven-day...
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Transcript Of Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension Appeal Hearing Released

The court filings in Tom Brady’s fight against his four-game Deflategate suspension just keep coming. The latest was a doozy. A transcipt of Brady’s June 23 suspension appeal was included in the NFL Players Association’s amended answer and complaint, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in New York. You can read the full 172-page transcript below, and come back to NESN.com...
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Sheyi Ojo Signs New Contract With Liverpool, Joins Wolves On Loan For 2015-16

Liverpool simultaneously tied down and shipped out Sheyi Ojo, and it’s all for his own good. Ojo signed a new contract with Liverpool on Tuesday. The teenage forward then joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on a youth loan for the 2015-16 season, Liverpool announced on its website. Both transactions should help secure Ojo’s long-term future at Liverpool and help him progress from...
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Melvin Gordon’s Mom Won’t Wear Chargers Rookie’s Jersey Until He Earns It

There are high expectations for San Diego Chargers rookie Melvin Gordon after the running back put up some insane statistics during his senior season at Wisconsin, but that doesn’t mean his mom is going to be his No. 1 fan right away. Carmen Gordon told ESPN.com that although she believes her son can live up to the hype, she wants to give him a little extra motivation. So until...
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