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John Elway’s Son Sentenced To Domestic Violence Counseling, Probation

Jack Elway will avoid jail time after being indicted on charges stemming from an altercation with a girlfriend earlier this year. Elway, the son of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, has been sentenced to one year of probation and one year of domestic violence counseling after pleading guilty to a charge of disturbing the peace, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. TMZ...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Fan Takes Foul Ball Straight To The Face (Video)

A severe lack of hand-eye coordination left one Atlanta Braves fan with a busted face Wednesday night. The poor soul tried to extend his hat to haul in a foul ball at Turner Field but failed miserably, with the ball missing the hat entirely and landing directly on his nose. ...
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September 18, 2014  |  1 Comment

NFL Week 3 Picks: Peyton Manning, Broncos Come Up Short In Seattle

This might be a good week to catch up on all that yard work you’ve been putting off. The Week 3 NFL slate is filled with underwhelming matchups, either because the games will be one-sided or because both teams are pretty bad. Basically, if you’re pinned to your couch for Chiefs-Dolphins, your dedication as a fan is downright heroic. Still, there is one marquee matchup between...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Fires Back: Keenan Allen ‘Wants His Name In The Paper’

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman still isn’t taking comments made by the San Diego Chargers’ receivers lightly. Following Seattle’s 30-21 loss to San Diego last Sunday, multiple Chargers wideouts told the media they “exposed” the 2013 All-Pro and Super Bowl champion. When the Green Bay Packers visited Seattle in Week 1, they avoided Sherman at all costs by...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Shares His Post-College Résumé On Throwback Thursday (Photo)

There once was a time when Tom Brady wasn’t a surefire future Hall of Famer with three Super Bowl titles under his belt. Heck, there once was a time when Brady’s professional future was very much up in the air. It’s not often that sixth-round NFL draft picks develop into, well, Tom Brady. However, Brady obviously has found a ton of success despite falling to the sixth round...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer Unveils Overhauled New Logo Ahead Of 20th Season

Some big changes are in store for Major League Soccer. After employing some variation of the “cleat and ball” logo for its first 19 seasons, MLS unveiled Thursday a drastically different identity for the league as it nears its 20th anniversary. As you can see, the new logo is much cleaner and simpler than its predecessor and also will be customized by team — a common...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter’s New Gatorade Commercial Getting Rave Reviews (Video)

A new commercial featuring Derek Jeter is making the Internet rounds, and for good reason. Jeter’s newest Gatorade spot — released Monday, according to its YouTube description — started to circulate Thursday morning, and you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who wasn’t impressed. The new ad for the soon-to-be-retired Yankees shortstop and captain features Jeter making his...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Colorado Avalanche Preview: Nathan MacKinnon Ready To Join NHL’s Elite

The Colorado Avalanche were predicted by many to finish near the bottom of the Western Conference standings last season after ending the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign with the NHL’s second-worst record. The team stunned everyone and surged to a 52-22-8 record to win the Central Division over the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks and a No. 2 seed in the 2014 Western Conference...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy Pitches Immaculate Inning, Breaks Record (Video)

For one inning Wednesday night, Brandon McCarthy was untouchable. The New York Yankees pitcher struck out Wil Myers, Nick Franklin and Matt Joyce on nine total pitches during a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy’s immaculate inning was the sixth thrown by a major league pitcher this season, breaking the record of five set in 1998. That...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Stewart: NFL doesn't 'know what the (expletive) they're doing

When Jon Stewart gets someone or something in his cross hairs, he’s relentless. Just ask FOX News. The latest object of scorn for Stewart is the NFL in the midst of the league’s latest ongoing controversies. It seems like there’s a new one every day with allegations of domestic and child abuse putting the NFL in the spotlight for all of the wrong reasons. Stewart skewered the...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Training Camp Position Battles, Players To Watch

Boston Bruins training camp begins Thursday, but the real action on the ice won’t start until Friday when 53 players hit the ice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. Unlike camps in recent seasons, the Bruins have a couple of roster spots open, which will create plenty of competition between veterans and prospects over the next few weeks. Here’s a breakdown of the most notable position...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Preview: David Pastrnak’s Expected Role, Projected Season Stats

Editor’s note: NESN.com will preview every NHL-level Bruins player over the next few weeks, leading to the Oct. 8 season opener. Click here for the full schedule and to read other player profiles. David Pastrnak was the Boston Bruins’ first-round pick in the 2014 NHL draft and could make an immediate impact as a rookie this season. Much like former first-round picks Phil Kessel...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Week 3 Sits, Starts For Falcons-Buccaneers Matchup

We get it, half your fantasy team got hurt in Week 2. It’s time to turn the page. Week 3 is upon us in earnest, which means you need to stop complaining and start figuring out what the heck to do with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ backfield. That’s just one of many burning fantasy questions as the Bucs travel to the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons in Thursday night’s...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson’s Alma Mater To Wear Poorly Timed ‘Bring The Wood’ Uniforms

There’s obviously no ill intent, but you can’t help but notice the irony and poor timing when it comes to the uniforms the University of Oklahoma will wear this weekend. No. 4 OU will travel to West Virginia this weekend, and the high-profile matchup is giving the Sooners a chance to break out some new uniforms. There’s nothing controversial about the unis themselves, but the...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Bryce Brentz Enjoys ‘Dream Come True’ In Lopsided Loss

Spring training isn’t for another five months, yet it looked Wednesday like the Boston Red Sox were in Grapefruit League mode. The Red Sox suffered a 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, dropping Boston to 20 games below .500 (66-86). It was an ugly beginning to the Rusney Castillo era, though the Cuban outfielder was hardly to blame. The Pirates slammed three homers...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Still Interested In Re-Signing Koji Uehara After 2014 Season

The Boston Red Sox haven’t lost faith in Koji Uehara. Uehara’s recent rough patch might have forced the Red Sox to temporarily remove him from the closer’s role, but it did little to change Boston’s overall opinion of the veteran reliever. Re-signing Uehara, who is set to become a free agent after this season, remains an offseason priority for the Red Sox. “It hasn’t...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield, Tedy Bruschi Among Those Honored At The Tradition (Video)

The Sports Museum held its 13th annual Tradition ceremony at TD Garden on Wednesday, and there was no shortage of talent in attendance. Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield and former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi were among those honored at the ceremony, which celebrates Boston and New England sports. Check out some memorable...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Debuts With Red Sox: What’s Next For Cuban Outfielder?

While Rusney Castillo’s arrival is significant, his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox represented just another step — albeit a positive one — in the Cuban outfielder’s overall evolution as a baseball player. Castillo went 1-for-4 on Wednesday as the Red Sox lost 9-1 to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. He collected his first big league hit — a fourth-inning single...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron: Bruins Trying To Build On Last Season’s Positives (Video)

The Boston Bruins had an impressive 2013-14 season, and center Patrice Bergeron said the team is going to keep building on that. “We have the same guys coming back,” Bergeron said Wednesday at TD Garden, where he was being honored at The Sports Museums’ “The Tradition” ceremony. “I think last year we were happy with the regular season we had. Definitely not satisfied...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson's mother: He's 'trying hard to be a good parent'

There aren’t many people defending Adrian Peterson these days, but at least he’s got his mom. The Minnesota Vikings running back has drawn the wrath of public opinion after he was indicted last Friday on a charge of injury to a child. Things only got worse this week, as a report from KHOU-TV alleged that Peterson admitted to beating another one of his sons this past summer....
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo ‘Overall Satisfied’ With Boston Red Sox Debut (Video)

The Boston Red Sox took a 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, but all eyes were on Rusney Castillo despite the rout. The 27-year-old Cuban defector made his MLB debut, playing center field for the Red Sox in his first big test after being away from the game for about a year and a half. Castillo went 1-for-4 with a single he was able to leg out after Pirates second baseman...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo’s Debut A Positive In Red Sox’s Blowout Loss To Pirates

Rusney Castillo’s major league debut with the Boston Red Sox is in the books. Castillo went 1-for-4 on Wednesday as the Red Sox suffered a 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Cuban outfielder’s lone hit was a fourth-inning single to second base, though Boston can feel good that a core member of the organization moving forward finally has arrived. The next week...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Set Up Elaborate Surprise For Season Ticket Holders (Video)

Usually, picking up season tickets for any team simply involves going to a ticket window or the like with very little fanfare. The Anaheim Ducks, however, decided to do things a little differently. The team invited 10 season ticket holders to pick up their tickets at the Honda Center, where they set up an elaborate surprise. Upon entering the building, the fans were greeted by center...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Brentz Doubles In First Major League At-Bat With Boston Red Sox

Bryce Brentz made sure his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox didn’t fly too far under the radar. Brentz, who was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket before Wednesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, pinch-hit for Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz in the fifth inning. The 25-year-old outfielder ripped a double to left field off Pirates starter Francisco Liriano...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Collects First Major League Hit With Red Sox (Video)

It took two at-bats for Rusney Castillo to collect his first major league hit. Castillo, who hit a dribbler in front of home plate in his first at-bat Wednesday, singled to second base in the fourth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s game against Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Pirates second baseman Neil Walker couldn’t corral the sharp grounder on a diving attempt. Your browser...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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