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Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen Renting Out New York City Pad (Photos)

Want to live like power couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen? Well, now you can. Sort of. The New England Patriots quarterback and his supermodel wife are renting out their New York City pied-à-terre for $42,500 per month furnished, $40,000 unfurnished. The property is located on the 47th floor of the One Madison tower in Manhattan. Four bedrooms, a large dining room, a gym and...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Trade Francisco Cervelli To Pirates For Reliever Justin Wilson

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for reliever Justin Wilson. Mainly a backup with the Yankees, the 28-year-old Cervelli batted .301 with two homers and 13 RBIs in 49 games last season. The Pirates could have an opening at catcher if they are unable to re-sign Russell Martin, a free agent who declined...
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Lakers’ Ronnie Price Forearms Pelicans’ Austin Rivers In Face (Video)

Call Doc. Better yet, call an actual doctor. Ronnie Price was ejected from Wednesday’s Los Angeles Lakers-New Orleans Pelicans game for forearming Austin Rivers in the face. Rivers, son of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, remained in the game but probably saw a few stars. The officials slapped Price will a flagrant foul two, hence the ejection. The forearm, while...
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Brandon Spikes, Bills Nearly Touchdown Underdog Vs. Dolphins Thursday Night

The Miami Dolphins host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday Night Football, looking to break a 5-4 logjam behind the New England Patriots in the AFC East standings. The Dolphins opened as four-point favorites, but the line has climbed as high as six points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The total is set at 42 points. The Bills won the first game this season between these two...
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NBA Players Union Director calls salary cap 'un-American'

The NBA salary cap has been in place since the 1984-1985 season, but NBA players’ union executive director Michele Roberts wants nothing to do with it. Roberts, who assumed NBPA director duties in July, made her disdain toward the league’s salary cap crystal clear in a sit-down interview with ESPN The Magazine’s Pablo Torre. “Let’s call it what it is. There would...
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Adam Vinatieri: I’ve been blessed to play for Patriots, Colts

Adam Vinatieri already had won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, yet his career was far from over when he signed with the Indianapolis Colts before the 2006 season. Vinatieri, who spent 10 years in New England, currently is in his ninth season with Indianapolis. The two-time Pro Bowler has won one Super Bowl since joining the Colts and continues to excel as one of...
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Virginia-Norfolk State Featured In Sunday NESNplus College Basketball Slate

NESNplus will be home to a pair of ACC basketball games on Nov. 16. The first game on the schedule features a matchup between Samford and Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. No. 9 Virginia will host Norfolk State in the 7 p.m. nightcap. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus CHANNEL LISTINGS NESNplus NESNplus HD CONNECTICUT...
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Reports: Bruins Recall Forward Alexander Khokhlachev From Providence

The Boston Bruins are adding some reinforcements to the lineup for Thursday night’s much anticipated game agains the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. According to Ren Lavoie of TVA Sports and Mark Divver of the Providence Journal, Boston has recalled center Alexander Khokhlachev from the AHL’s Providence Bruins. Khokhlachev has tallied 11 points (five goals, six assists...
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Report: Jon Lester To Visit Chicago Cubs For Meetings, Tour Next Week

The Chicago Cubs have emerged as a potential suitor for Jon Lester. Lester plans to visit the Cubs for formal meetings and a tour next week, sources told Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago. The free-agent pitcher is being courted by numerous clubs, according to Levine. Lester reportedly will visit the Cubs and Wrigley Field for a formal meeting with the organization’s brass...
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Bears Fans Rip Jay Cutler Over Fake ‘The Onion’ Article (Photos)

Chicago Bears fans are up in arms over a statement made by Jay Cutler. Except, he didn’t actually say it. A story published by popular satirical news website “The Onion” said the quarterback blamed the team’s punter for last Sunday’s embarrassing 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. “It’s certainly not an easy thing to say, but at the end of the day, someone has to...
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Report: Jon Lester Drawing ‘Legitimate Interest’ From Six Teams

Jon Lester won’t have trouble finding a new home. Six teams have shown what could be classified as “legitimate interest” in Lester, a major league source told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. The Boston Red Sox reportedly are among the teams. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told reporters Tuesday at the GM Meetings in Phoenix that Lester is of “obvious interest” to Boston...
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NFL Week 11 Picks: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs Aim To Defend Turf Vs. Seahawks

It’s getting to be that time of the season. We finally have enough information on the teams to know which games are truly worth watching and which ones we can catch in the highlights later, allowing fans to focus on the matchups that truly matter. Also, nobody is playing in London this week, so there’s that. As games become more meaningful, though...
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Report: Blake Griffin Surveillance Video Shows Confrontation, No Slap

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is in the middle of a legal dispute. Griffin is facing a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a dust-up with a fellow patron at the Tao nightclub in Las Vegas back on Oct. 19. Security footage shows Griffin involved in an altercation with his accuser, Daniel Schuman, but does not capture the NBA star slapping the man, TMZ Sports has...
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Akeem Ayers, Rob Ninkovich Make Patriots’ Defense Tough To Predict

FOXBORO, Mass. –Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots’ defense did the impossible by confusing Peyton Manning two Sundays ago in their 43-21 drubbing of the Denver Broncos. It’s tough to imagine how a less experienced quarterback, like the Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck, will fare against the Patriots’ defense. The Patriots spent most of their Week 9 defensive snaps...
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Report: Victor Martinez, Tigers Agree To Four-Year, $68 Million Deal

Victor Martinez has agreed to a four-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to multiple reports. Martinez’s deal is worth $68 million, sources told FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. The slugger reportedly was the Tigers’ top priority this offseason despite right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer and outfielder Torii Hunter also hitting free agency after spending 2014 in the Motor...
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Fantasy Football: Mark Ingram, C.J. Anderson In Week 11 Starts, Sits

Congratulations! You survived the fantasy bye week gauntlet! Only four NFL teams have byes in Week 11, and two of them are the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets. But before you start patting yourself on the back, remember this: More active players on your roster means more tough lineup decisions come Sunday. Week 11 features several marquee matchups, from a battle between...
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Fantasy Football: Mike Wallace Among Starts, Sits For Dolphins, Bills Matchup

If you’re looking for an abundance of golden fantasy opportunities, you’ve come to the wrong place. Thursday night’s contest features an AFC East showdown between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins, two teams that have been surprisingly solid this season. What’s been the secret to their success? The answer is every fantasy owner’s worst nightmare — defense. The Dolphins...
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Celtics Notes: Ex-Boston College Star Reggie Jackson Sparks Thunder

BOSTON — Last season, the Oklahoma City Thunder came to TD Garden without the services Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and still ran the Celtics out of the gym, winning by 18 points. They didn’t quite replicate that margin of victory Wednesday, but the one-two punch of Reggie Jackson and Anthony Morrow was more than enough to lead the Thunder past the Celtics by a final score...
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Rondo: 'I love being a Celtic,' opinion of team hasn't changed

BOSTON — Kendrick Perkins said it before Wednesday’s game: Rajon Rondo shouldn’t leave Boston. The Celtics are a great fit for the point guard, Perkins explained — a team with a talented core and a smart, young coach. It’s a franchise Perkins said he himself would love to rejoin if Danny Ainge & Co. would have him. So, what’s Rondo’s take on the situation...
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Bruins-Leafs Notes: Tuukka Rask Struggles In Rare Loss To Toronto

Tuukka Rask has owned the Toronto Maple Leafs throughout his NHL career, but he was unable to make it through 60 minutes Wednesday night. The Boston Bruins’ starting goaltender gave up four goals on 16 shots in just over 23 minutes of ice time and was replaced by backup Niklas Svedberg in the second period after Tyler Bozak scored the first of three power-play goals for the Leafs...
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Patriots Become First NFL Team To Reach One Million Twitter Followers

The New England Patriots have won their fair share of games in recent years. On Wednesday night, though, they picked up a different kind of win. The Patriots’ official Twitter account hit one million followers, becoming the first team in NFL history to cross that plateau. Thank you #PatriotsNation for making @patriots the 1st @NFL team with 1 million Twitter followers! http:...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominant Power Play Propels Leafs To Convincing Win Over Rival Bruins

The Boston Bruins didn’t do anything well Wednesday night, but one particular area of weakness was the penalty kill. The Toronto Maple Leafs scored three power-play goals in a lopsided 6-1 win over the Bruins, dropping Boston’s penalty killing percentage to 76.8 percent on the season (26th in the NHL). Toronto broke the game open in the second period with four goals. Phil Kessel...
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Brad Stevens Blasts Celtics’ ‘Sieve’ Defense, Effort After Loss To Thunder

BOSTON — “I think the leads are so overrated.” Those were Brad Stevens’ words Wednesday night, after his Celtics team had turned a 15-point lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder into a 109-94 loss. The Celtics grabbed an 18-3 lead right out of the gate and held a nine-point advantage at halftime, but one thing was missing when they returned to the court for the second half...
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Bruins-Leafs 3 Stars: Phil Kessel Scores Twice Against Former Team

The Boston Bruins had no answer for the top line of the Toronto Maple Leafs in Wednesday night’s 6-1 loss at the Air Canada Centre. The James van Riemsdyk-Tyler Bozak-Phil Kessel trio combined for eight points (four goals, four assists) and eight shots on goal. This line helped propel the Leafs to their third consecutive game with five or more goals scored (all wins). Here are...
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Paul Millsap Pulls An Andre Drummond, Wears Misspelled Jersey (Photo)

The Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons must get their jerseys from the same place. Just two days after Pistons center Andre Drummond had to wear a misspelled jersey during the team’s game against the Chicago Bulls on Monday, Hawks power forward Paul Millsap had the same thing happen to him Wednesday. And what’s worse, the Utah Jazz — the Hawks’ opponent and Millsap’s former...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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