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Floyd Mayweather To Ronda Rousey: Call Me When You Make $300 Million

Floyd Mayweather wants Ronda Rousey to call him — well, once she’s got his sort of earning power, at least. Rousey put the boxing champion on blast last month at the ESPYs where she hit him hard with some smack talk after accepting the award for best fighter. “I wonder Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once,” Rousey said. “I’d like to see you pretend to not know who...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Row 34 Offers Fresh Seafood, Oyster Raw Bar

If you’re looking for some fresh oysters in a unique setting, check out Row 34 in Boston. Dubbed the “working man’s oyster bar,” Row 34 offers fresh oysters that are shucked at an impressive rate and served in the restaurant’s sleek interior. Check it out in the video above and visit row34.com for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Review
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Committee In Boston’s Seaport District

Committee in Boston’s Seaport District is a great spot to meet up with friends and chow down on some delectable treats. The communal-style seating and wraparound bar make for a great interactive environment, and the small-portioned Mediterranean food choices are meant to foster that interactive nature. Check it out in the video above and visit committeeboston.com for more information...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass: Kobe 'arguably the best player in the game still'

By Ben Watanabe Watch out, LeBron James. If Kobe Bryant can stay healthy this season, he and the Los Angeles Lakers could be the Western Conference opponent if you reach the NBA Finals for the sixth consecutive year. That’s the way new Lakers acquisition Brandon Bass sees it, anyway. Bass, the former Boston Celtics forward who signed with the Lakers this offseason, has high...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Moonshine 152 In South Boston

Looking for a place to go after the Boston Red Sox game? Look no further than Moonshine 152 in South Boston, which offers a special late-night menu perfect for those looking for one last meal. Check it out in the video above and visit moonshine152.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/Moonshine 152Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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Dining Playbook Review: Brewer’s Fork

If you’re looking for a great new place to eat in Charlestown, look no further than Brewer’s Fork. Located just steps away from the Charlestown Navy Yard, it boasts a delicious, diverse menu centered around a large wood-fired oven. Check it out in the video above and visit brewersfork.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/Brewer’s ForkFiled under: Dining...
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Dining Playbook: Blackbird Doughnuts In Boston’s South End

Boston may be synonymous with Dunkin’ Donuts, but there are plenty of other places to get a good doughnut in the city. One particularly tasty option is Blackbird Doughnuts in the South End, which offers all sorts of unique twists on the classic treat. Check it out in the video above and visit blackbirddoughnuts.com for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith Disputes Alleged DUI Charge: ‘Justice Will Be Served’ (Video)

The morning after being arrested for the fourth time in four years, Aldon Smith issued a candid apology. Well, kind of. The San Francisco 49ers linebacker was arrested Thursday night on charges of hit-and-run, DUI and vandalism and was booked in Santa Clara County Jail. Smith spoke with reporters outside the jail Friday morning and claimed one of the charges was untrue. “The people...
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Report: NFL plans to play five regular season games in Mexico

By Darren Hartwell The NFL apparently is serious about expanding its product beyond the United States and the United Kingdom. The league will play five regular season games in Mexico over a five-year span — one game per season — starting in either 2017 or 2018, an NFL official told Spanish news website AS.com. According to the report, the country now is in good enough financial...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Effortlessly Makes One-Handed Catches On Passes From Machine (Video)

It’s pretty clear at this point that there’s not a whole lot — if anything — J.J. Watt can’t do on a football field. The Houston Texans defensive end had one of the most dominant seasons in football history last season, thanks to his play on both sides of the ball. Of course, he was his regular dominant self on defense. Watt registered an absurd 20 1/2 sacks and 59 tackles...
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Watch UFC Fight Night Nashville Online: Teixeira Vs. Saint Preux (Live Stream)

There will be plenty of noise in Music City this weekend. Glover Teixeira and Ovince Saint Preux will headline UFC Fight Night Nashville on Saturday when they square off in a five-round light heavyweight bout. Saint Preux — who played college football at Tennessee and currently trains in Knoxville — will be on his home turf, but Brazilian native Teixeira is intent on spoiling...
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Report: Celtics’ Marcus Smart Two Weeks From Return From Finger Injury

Marcus Smart’s self-described “minor setback” looks unlikely to keep him off the court for any meaningful games. The second-year guard for the Boston Celtics is expected to be fully recovered in “about two weeks,” Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe tweeted Thursday, citing unnamed sources. That would peg Smart for a late-August return, well before training camp begins...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers’ Aldon Smith Arrested On Hit-And-Run, DUI, Vandalism Charges

Aldon Smith just can’t get out of his own way. The San Francisco 49ers linebacker was arrested Thursday night for an alleged hit-and-run involving DUI and vandalism charges, the Santa Clara Police Department confirmed Friday. Smith was booked and taken to Santa Clara County Jail, where he still was in custody as of Friday morning, according to ABC7’s Matt Keller. No further details...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Police confirm Patrick Kane investigation

By Mike Cole A western New York police department confirmed Friday it’s investigating a situation involving Patrick Kane but didn’t reveal much more than that. Hamburg, N.Y., police chief Greg Wickett released a formal statement Friday morning, confirming the investigation into an alleged incident at the residence of the Chicago Blackhawks star. Here is the full statement...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Owner On Arian Foster’s Injury: ‘I Can’t Say That I’m Surprised’

Bob McNair isn’t beating around the bush. The Houston Texans owner lost his star running back — again — when Arian Foster injured his groin earlier in the week. Foster reportedly will undergo surgery Friday and likely will miss the beginning of the regular season. Injuries are nothing new for Foster, who has missed at least three games in three of the last four seasons....
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar Defies Gravity To Make Terrific Leaping Catch (Video)

We all know the Toronto Blue Jays can mash. Apparently they’re not too bad in the field, either. Center fielder Kevin Pillar arguably is the Jays’ best glovesmith, and he certainly proved that Thursday night with one of the best catches of the season. In the eighth inning of Toronto’s contest against the Minnesota Twins, batter Miguel Sano launched a line drive into the gap...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Roger Goodell Must Address Deception In Appeal Decision

The silence is deafening from 280 Park Ave. in New York. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have lied by omission (you’re welcome for pointing it out, Tom Brady, New England Patriots and NFL Players Association), and he has yet to explain himself. To sum: Goodell said in his appeal decision that Tom Brady suspiciously only admitted to speaking to Patriots staffer John Jastremski...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

This Softball Player’s Behind-The-Back Home Run Is Mind-Boggling (Video)

Think you made a pretty decent play at your rec league softball game the other night? Wait till you see what this guy did. Renaud Lefort of the Les 4 Chevaliers — a Montreal-based fast-pitch softball team that claims to play in the “style of the Harlem Globetrotters, but with real opponents” — stepped into the right side of the batter’s box during a recent game. The only...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Wolf Tells Roger Goodell ‘Way To Go On That Brady Thing’ (Video)

At this point, all Roger Goodell can do is laugh. The NFL commissioner has taken heat from all sides for his missteps in handling the punishment of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who currently is appealing his four-game suspension in federal court. Goodell might have thought he was safe at Thursday’s Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but when former Green...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis Says Tom Brady ‘Should Live’ With Four-Game Suspension

When you ask Darrelle Revis questions, you’re likely to get very honest answers. That was the case Thursday when the New York Jets cornerback joined ESPN2’s “First Take” as the talk show made a stop at Jets training camp. Revis was asked about his now former teammate, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Revis, like just about everyone else, is ready for the whole...
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Red Sox Notes: Yoan Moncada Making Strong Push For Late-Season Promotion

This embed is invalid" /> Jacoby Ellsbury supplied the game-winning home run and Andrew Miller notched the save. Thursday’s loss probably stung a little bit for the Boston Red Sox. Ellsbury went deep against Eduardo Rodriguez in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees downed the Red Sox 2-1 at Yankee Stadium. New York took two of three from Boston in the...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Receive Encouraging News On Brian Johnson, Mookie Betts

This embed is invalid" /> Ben Cherington spoke with reporters before Thursday night’s game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, at which point the Boston Red Sox general manager expressed optimism about the statuses of pitcher Brian Johnson and outfielder Mookie Betts. According to Cherington, tests revealed no evidence of structural damage in Johnson’s...
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Ben Cherington Expects To ‘Have A Boss’ As Boston Red Sox Move Forward

This embed is invalid" /> Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington isn’t sure what the organization’s front office will look like now that Larry Lucchino is stepping down from his position as team president and CEO. Sam Kennedy has been tabbed as the Red Sox’s next president, but Lucchino’s departure raises questions about whether ownership will...
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Jacoby Ellsbury Crushes Upper-Deck Homer Off Eduardo Rodriguez (Video)

Jacoby Ellsbury might never come close to topping the career-high 32 home runs he blasted for the Boston Red Sox in 2011. But the New York Yankees outfielder still has some sneaky pop. Ellsbury absolutely demolished a hanging breaking ball from Red Sox rookie starter Eduardo Rodriguez in the seventh inning of the Yankees’ 2-1 win Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. New York’s...
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CC Sabathia Goes Nuts After Striking Out David Ortiz In Key Spot (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> CC Sabathia made no attempt to harness his emotions. Sabathia struck out David Ortiz with the bases loaded in the fifth inning of Thursday’s rubber match between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The strikeout kept the game tied 1-1 and ultimately paved the way for a 2-1 Yankees win. Sabathia was fired up....
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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