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Mayweather-Pacquiao Undercard Results: Lomachenko, Santa Cruz Earn Impressive Wins

Saturday night’s main event between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is creating historic buzz in the sports world, but it’s not the only fight scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Vasyl Lomachenko versus Gamalier Rodriguez and Leo Santa Cruz versus Jose Cayetano were the televised bouts on the undercard Saturday. Lomachenko earned a knockout...
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Big fight packs airport, leaves no room for planes

By Pat Bradley Mayweather-Pacquiao isn’t just being anticipated as the fight of the century, it might be the most anticipated sports event this century, period. And with tickets being so expensive, mainly very wealthy people are attending the fight. And how do very wealthy people travel to Las Vegas to catch the fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena? By private plane, of course! Check...
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Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: Live Score, Analysis And Highlights

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will step into the ring Saturday night in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for one of the most anticipated fights in the history of boxing. Many people thought this fight would never happen, but neither boxer could claim to be the best of this generation without fighting each other at least once. There’s no question that more pressure...
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Bill Belichick Recaps Patriots’ 2015 NFL Draft Day 3: ‘The Strong Will Survive’

FOXBORO, Mass. — The 2015 NFL Draft is over after months of anticipation and three long days. Bill Belichick looked tired but satisfied with what his New England Patriots had accomplished by selecting 11 players and making two trades. Belichick recapped what he saw in the eight players the Patriots drafted in Day 3 of the draft Saturday at Gillette Stadium. “Another draft in...
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Tale Of The Tape For Superfight

It’s being called the “fight of the century.” Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, two of the best boxers in the sport’s history, will finally fight Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. They say styles make fights, and we have contrasting styles in this bout. Mayweather is a tactician and his defensive ability is legendary. He waits for you to make a...
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Mike Napoli’s Spring Training Domination Not Carrying Over For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox might want to check who’s wearing No. 12. It hasn’t looked like Mike Napoli. To be fair, it’s still very early in the season and it’s possible, if not likely, Napoli soon will heat up in a big way. But after a spring training in which Napoli completely obliterated Grapefruit League pitching,...
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Patriots Undrafted Free Agent Tracker: David Andrews To Join New England

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots have just four spots on their 90-man roster for undrafted players, but they’ve already added their first rookie free agent. Georgia center David Andrews tweeted he’s joined the Patriots. Proud to be the newest member of the New England Patriots.— David Andrews (@dandrews61) May 02, 2015 Andrews is the third rookie offensive lineman...
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Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski Headed To Mayweather-Pacquiao (Photo)

The Bros Weekend continues. After taking in the Kentucky Derby with Tom Brady and a few other former Patriots — including Wes Welker, Matt Cassel, and Dan Koppen — New England Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, and tight end Rob Gronkowski, are headed to Las Vegas to catch tonight’s epic boxing match between Floyd Mayweather...
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Patriots 2015 NFL Draft Class Includes Seven Defenders, Two Offensive Linemen

FOXBORO, Mass. — The 2015 NFL Draft has concluded, and the New England Patriots came away with 11 players, leaving only four spots open on their 90-man roster. The Patriots drafted seven defenders, two offensive linemen, a tight end and a long-snapper. The Patriots didn’t fill needs at running back or wide receiver. Check out the Patriots’ 2015 NFL Draft class: Round 1, Pick...
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Ryan Hanigan Undergoes Surgery, Likely Out Until After All-Star Break

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Ryan Hanigan wasted no time in going under the knife. Hanigan, who fractured his right hand in Friday’s loss to the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, underwent successful surgery Saturday, according to the Boston Red Sox. There’s still no timetable for Hanigan’s return, but Red Sox manager John Farrell said...
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WATCH: American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Jockey Victor Espinoza earned his third career Kentucky Derby victory. He also won last year with California Chrome. It’s legendary trainer Bob Baffert’s first win since 2002. He also trained Dortmund, who led most of the race. California horses have won three of the last five Kentucky...
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Blake Swihart Flashes Athleticism, Poise In Strong Debut With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Wait, he’s a catcher? If you had that thought Saturday while watching Blake Swihart motor around from first base on Mookie Betts’ RBI double off the Green Monster, you probably weren’t alone. It’s something the Boston Red Sox should get used to, though, because the 23-year-old backstop is out to break the...
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Patriots Draft Alabama Linebacker Xzavier Dickson With 253rd, Final Pick

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots added another Alabama defender to their roster. The Patriots drafted linebacker Xzavier Dickson with their 253rd and final pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. He was projected to be selected in the fourth or fifth round by NFLDraftScout.com. Dickson ran a 4.74-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine with a 7.56-second 3-cone drill and 4...
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Patriots Draft Marshall Cornerback Darryl Roberts 247th Overall In Seventh Round

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots finally drafted a cornerback 247 picks into the 2015 NFL Draft. The Patriots selected Marshall’s Darryl Roberts with the 247th overall selection Saturday. The 5-foot-11, 187-pound cornerback is a ridiculous athlete. He ran a 4.38-second 40-yard dash at his pro day with a 6.66-second 3-cone drill and 4.06-second short shuttle. He recorded...
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Brendan Rodgers Hails Steven Gerrard’s Winning Response To Missed Penalty Kick

Steven Gerrard tries his best to atone for mistakes he makes while playing for Liverpool because he’s Steven Gerrard. Gerrard scored the game-winning goal Saturday in the 87th minute of Liverpool’s 2-1 Premier League win over Queens Park Rangers. Gerrard hit paydirt less than 10 minutes after missing a penalty kick, which made it appear Liverpool would have to settle for a draw...
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Mookie Betts, MLB Players Make Mayweather-Pacquiao Predictions (Video)

Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao? It’s an argument that’ll be settled Saturday night in Las Vegas, but not before some great boxing debates in clubhouses across Major League Baseball. The Boston Red Sox’s clubhouse is no exception. Shane Victorino is an avid fight fan, and while UFC is his combat sport of choice, the veteran outfielder has a rooting interest in Saturday’s...
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Patriots’ Sixth-Rounder Matthew Wells Is 80-Percent Blind In One Eye

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots sixth-round draft pick Matthew Wells had a more difficult path to the NFL than most prospects. The Mississippi State linebacker is legally blind in one eye, his ESPN scouting report says. Wells is 80-percent blind in one eye, ESPN.com SEC reporter Alex Scarborough wrote in November. The Patriots spent the 178th overall pick on Wells, who ran...
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Kentucky Derby 2015: Start Time, Live Stream Info And Latest Race Day Odds

The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday at Churchill Downs. Last year’s race was won by fan favorite California Chrome, who also was able to win the Preakness Stakes before failing in his bid for the Triple Crown with a disappointing finish in the Belmont Stakes. There hasn’t been a Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. The favorites in 2015...
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Patriots Draft Arkansas Tight End A.J. Derby With 202nd Overall Pick

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might have found the next Julian Edelman in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Patriots selected Arkansas tight end A.J. Derby, who began his college career as a quarterback before moving to tight end for his senior season. Thumbnail photo via John Reed/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Doug Kyed, New England Patriots, NFL Draft, Top Stories
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Which Boxer Has More To Gain From Fight?

The time has come. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will step into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night for the most anticipated fight in years. There’s a lot at stake for both boxers. Mayweather is aiming to maintain his undefeated record and cement his place among the best fighters of all-time, while Pacquiao can carve his own place in history...
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Red Sox Wrap: Wade Miley’s Longest Start Of Season Spoiled In 4-2 Loss

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The New York Yankees will show up with brooms Sunday. The Red Sox suffered their second consecutive loss to the Yankees on Saturday, meaning New York can hand Boston its first sweep of 2015 with a victory in Sunday’s series finale. Wade Miley pitched well in the middle game, but the Red Sox’s offense couldn’t...
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Watch The 2015 Kentucky Derby Live Online (Live Stream)

The marquee event only will last a matter of minutes, but there will be plenty of action at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby highlights an eventful day in Louisville, Ky., as American Pharoah remains the slim favorite to win the first leg of the Triple Crown. You won’t want to miss the historic event, which is scheduled to begin at 6:34 p.m....
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Blake Swihart Legs Out First Major League Hit For Boston Red Sox (Video)

BOSTON — Blake Swihart put his head down, ran hard and came away with his first major league hit. Swihart legged out an infield single in the fifth inning Saturday as the Boston Red Sox faced the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. The hit came in the 23-year-old’s second career at-bat with the Red Sox. The Red Sox promoted Swihart before Saturday’s game after fellow catcher...
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Patriots’ Fourth-Rounder Named After Shaquille O’Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shaq Mason never quite grew into his name. The New England Patriots’ fourth-round pick out of Georgia Tech’s full name is Shaquille Olajuwon Mason. As you might have already guessed, his mother, a big basketball fan, named her son after NBA centers Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon. The 6-foot-2, 304-pound offensive lineman played guard for the Yellow...
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Patriots Draft Speedy Linebacker Matthew Wells 178th Overall In Sixth Round

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots scooped up a speedy, undersized linebacker with their first pick in the sixth round. The Patriots selected Mississippi State’s Matthew Wells with the 178th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Wells ran a 4.43-second 40-yard dash at his pro day at 6-foot-2, 222 pounds. He ran a 7.10-second 3-cone drill, 4.26-second short shuttle, benched...
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