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Christoph Kramer Scores Amazing, Long-Range Own Goal (Video)

Christoph Kramer gave Borussia Dortmund the help it so desperately needed Sunday. Kramer, a 23-year-old midfielder for Borussia Monchengladbach, scored a spectacularly unfortunate own goal in his team’s 1-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s Bundesliga (first division). The game was goal-less in the 58th minute when Kramer tried to play a long-range back-pass from the center...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Evan Turner Shows Off His Custom-Made ‘E.T.’ Chain (Photo)

Evan Turner can be seen rocking some sweet jewelry these days. The Boston Celtics forward revealed his personalized “E.T.” chain after Saturday’s game against the Chicago Bulls. The chain, which Turner had custom-made by a Philadelphia jeweler, is based off both Turner’s initials and the classic “E.T.” film. “I tried to make something that was too girly one night...
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Larry Lucchino: Boston Red Sox As Hungry As Ever After 2014 Struggles

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox will never get used to the taste of defeat. Boston stumbled to a last-place finish in 2014, much to the organization’s chagrin. Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino is ready to turn the page and focus on building a contender. Losing simply isn’t acceptable for a franchise that has won three World...
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Saints’ Keenan Lewis Played Second Half With Nasty-Looking Knee (Photo)

Knees aren’t supposed to look like that, Keenan Lewis. The New Orleans Saints cornerback suffered what was originally termed a quadriceps injury during Sunday’s overtime loss against the San Francisco 49ers. The team initially ruled Lewis out for the remainder of the game, but he somehow managed to talk his way back into the action, which is a remarkable feat considering his...
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WATCH: Josh McCown cries during presser after loss

It’s not easy to be a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. The Bucs fell to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon and in the process, fell to 1-8 on the season. Only the winless Oakland Raiders have and the 1-9 Jacksonville Jaguars have worse records than the hapless Buccaneers. That apparently is enough to move Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown to tears. McCown took the podium Sunday afternoon...
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Cory Schneider Excited For Second Career Regular-Season Game In Boston

BOSTON — Cory Schneider is no stranger to TD Garden. The Marblehead, Mass., native played at the Garden several times during his three years at Boston College from 2004-05 through 2006-07 and attended games as a fan of the Bruins growing up. He will start for the New Jersey Devils against the B’s on Monday night, and a lot of people in the crowd will be cheering for him. ...
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Patriots Hangout: Defensive Line Still In Flux At Midway Point Of The Season

The New England Patriots look like the best team in the NFL coming out of their bye week, so let’s find out how they got to this point. The Patriots only appear to be getting stronger after suffering key injuries at linebacker, running back and on the defensive line, and key trades and midseason pickups have allowed them to keep improving without skipping a beat. NESN.com’s...
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Shane Victorino: I'm still the Red Sox right fielder

A tumultuous 2014 season wasn’t enough to shake Shane Victorino’s confidence. Victorino, who underwent season-ending back surgery, is ready to rebound in 2015. It’s unclear how exactly he fits into the Boston Red Sox’s outfield plans, but the veteran is preparing to be an everyday player. “Hey, do I want to be the right fielder here? Yeah,” Victorino said at the end...
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Fantasy Football: Robert Griffin III Among Week 11 Waiver Wire Pickups

Injuries are a major and inevitable factor in every fantasy football season. That much is plain to see. So what sometimes gets lost in the shuffle? Many of the injured stars who devastated your fantasy team early in the season eventually come back, and a lot of times they’re better than ever. As the fantasy playoffs loom on the horizon, staying ahead of the injury curve is...
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NFL Bye Weeks Cherished By Players Who Get Needed Opportunity To Recharge

The NFL season is a long one, so it should come as no surprise that players love nothing more than a little time away from football. Luckily for NFL players, that’s where the bye week comes in to play. Every season, the week off allows players to have rare time off — usually four days — where they can get away or stay in and do nothing. No matter what they choose, it’s time...
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David Krejci Won’t Play In Bruins-Devils, Torey Krug ‘Game-Time Decision’

BOSTON — The Bruins will be without their No. 1 center for Monday night’s game against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden, but reinforcements might be coming to the blue line. David Krejci didn’t participate in the optional morning skate Monday and won’t face the Devils, per Bruins head coach Claude Julien. The veteran center played Thursday night against the Edmonton Oilers...
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John Farrell Anxious To See Shohei Otani During Japan All-Star Series

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is about to catch a glimpse of Japanese phenom Shohei Otani. And he’s pumped. Farrell, who is managing a team of MLB players at the 2014 Major League Baseball Japan All-Star Series, arrived in Osaka, Japan on Sunday. The skipper told reporters Monday he’s looking forward to seeing Otani, a 20-year-old right-hander who has turned heads in the...
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Mark Sanchez-Led Eagles Remain Favorite On “Monday Night Football”

The Philadelphia Eagles host the Carolina Panthers on “Monday Night Football” to wrap up Week 10. The Eagles opened as a six-point favorite, and the line has expanded to a touchdown at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. One site has gone as high as 7.5 points. The moneyline for this game opened with Philadelphia at -250 and Carolina at +210. That has climbed considerably...
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Phillies want three top prospects for Cole Hamels

It’s going to take a lot to pry Cole Hamels away from the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies are looking for at least three top prospects — two that can play now and one that isn’t far away — in exchange for Hamels, industry sources tell CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury. Hamels’ name has been tossed around in trade rumors for a couple of years, yet Philadelphia has...
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Gerald Wallace Teaching Young Celtics How To Be Professional Despite Struggles

BOSTON — Gerald Wallace insists he is happy. Teammates and coaches alike have raved about the veteran’s professionalism in this young season, despite the Boston Celtics losing as often as they’ve won and the 15th-year veteran sitting far more than he’s played. Rather than rock the boat, the long-outspoken forward has instead said — and done — all the right things. “What...
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Mariners targeting Hanley Ramirez, Victor Martinez

The Seattle Mariners are back at it. The Mariners, who signed second baseman Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract last offseason, are interested in infielder Hanley Ramirez and designated hitter/first baseman Victor Martinez, sources tell FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal reports that Martinez is Seattle’s top priority. USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale, however...
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Tom Brady: 'I was kind of fast and loose' early in my NFL career

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady seems pretty straight-laced, but that hasn’t always been the case. The future Hall of Famer has never been at the center of off-field controversy. That’s not to say he hasn’t had fun away from the gridiron, though. Brady made his weekly radio appearance on WEEI on Monday morning, and he said even he was able to enjoy all of the good...
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Dining Playbook Training Camp With Retired Bruin Bob Sweeney (Video)

On this week’s edition of “Dining Playbook”, Billy met up with retired Boston Bruins center Bob Sweeney in the kitchen to talk hockey and cooking. The two made a pork tenderloin seasoned with rosemary and garlic while chatting about Sweeney’s NHL career and current position as director of development with the Boston Bruins Foundation. Check it out in the video above.Filed...
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Patriots’ Could Help Paint AFC Playoff Picture With Final Slate Of Games

The New England Patriots control their own destiny for a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but fate might intervene. The Patriots’ final seven games will serve as a test of perseverance for a team that already started the season with a 2-2 record. The now 7-2 Patriots, coming off a Week 10 bye, travel to play the 6-3 Indianapolis Colts (also off...
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Packers Player Blocks Punt By ‘Kicking’ Ball Before Punter Does (GIF)

The Chicago Bears were a disaster in all three phases of the game Sunday night. The Bears were railroaded by the Green Bay Packers 55-14 in front of a national TV audience, their second embarrassing blowout in as many games The offense was horrible (three turnovers), the defense was atrocious (Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes in the first half), and the special teams unit...
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Ravens Take Issue With CBS After John Harbaugh’s Shot At Steelers Airs

The Baltimore Ravens were unhappy Sunday when coach John Harbaugh’s postgame locker room speech was shown live on CBS. The Ravens head coach thought his comments were going to be broadcast, so he took a shot at AFC rival Pittsburgh Steelers moments after the Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon. “That team beat us last week (Pittsburgh) and then went and got their...
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Fantasy Football: Ben Roethlisberger Highlights Week 10 Studs, Duds

Death, taxes and Ben Roethlisberger putting up big numbers against the New York Jets. Those three things seemed inevitable entering Sunday’s slate of games, but the NFL reared its unpredictable head once again. After throwing for 12 touchdowns in his previous two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback somehow was stymied by one of the worst secondaries in the league in...
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Patrice Bergeron: Bruins Must Step Up, ‘Find Ways’ Despite Injuries (Video)

The Boston Bruins have been pretty banged up recently, but that hasn’t stopped them from winning games. Despite the absences of key players such as defenseman Torey Krug and forward David Krejci, the B’s have rattled off four consecutive wins and five victories in their last six games. They’ll hope to keep that streak alive Monday night against a New Jersey Devils squad that’s...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb’s Absurd Catch Gives Aaron Rodgers Six First-Half TDs (GIF)

Ben Roethlisberger, you just got put on notice. Two weeks after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback threw for six touchdowns for the second straight game, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers accomplished the same feat. In the first half. Through 30 minutes of play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, Rodgers threw for 315 yards and six touchdowns, tying Daryle Lamonica...
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Brock Osweiler Gets Snubbed By Peyton Manning, Is Not Pleased (Video)

If you’re a backup to one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, chances are you won’t see the field much. But with the Denver Broncos holding a 31-point lead over the lowly Oakland Raiders in the third quarter, Brock Osweiler figured it was finally his time to shine. Too bad Peyton Manning had other plans. If you watch closely...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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