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Dining Playbook: Tuscan Kitchen In Burlington, Mass.

You don’t have to be in Boston’s North End to enjoy an authentic Italian experience. Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington, Mass., has some of the best Italian food around and boasts a delicious menu to go along with modern décor and an expansive patio. Check out what the restaurant has to offer in the video above, and visit tuscanbrands.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 12

NESN’s Dining Playbook features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports with help from the region’s best known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy award winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer. Host: Tuscan Kitchen This week’s...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Fan’s Obituary Declares Tom Brady Innocent In Deflategate

Some New England Patriots fans would rather die than admit Tom Brady committed any wrongdoings in Deflategate. Patricia M. Shong did just that. A resident of Auburn, Mass., Shong passed away Monday at 72 years old. But she didn’t go quietly. Her obituary, which ran in Thursday’s edition of the Auburn Mass Daily, described her love for reading and knitting...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Michael Sam Follow Lead Of Cameron Wake, Other CFL-To-NFL Stars? (Photos)

Michael Sam’s dream of playing in the NFL is on hold at the moment, but it’s far from over. Just over a year after Sam became the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, Sam signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Sam’s journey has been an arduous one since the St. Louis Rams selected him in the final round of...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Miley Wins Amica Pitcher Of The Week

Things are starting to look up for Wade Miley. The Boston Red Sox left-hander struggled out of the gate for his new team but has turned in some impressive performances of late. His most recent outing — a seven-inning effort in Boston’s 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night — was enough to earn him Amica Pitcher of the Week honors for the...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Gigantic sinkhole at Jack Nicklaus golf course

By Darren Hartwell If you hit your ball into the rough at Top of the Rock golf course in Missouri, you might never see it again. Literally. The Jack Nicklaus-designed course near the resort town of Branson recently fell victim to a massive sinkhole that opened up near a pond around the entrance of the course. Just to be clear: This thing is huge. Giant sinkhole forms at entrance...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 French Open: Top Storylines Entering Tennis’ Second Grand Slam

The French Open is one of the most difficult tournaments to win. The clay surface at Roland Garros is not easy to master, and it often leads to frustrating results for even the most accomplished players. For example, only two players on the men’s side, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have won a French Open singles title in the last 10 years. There’s been more parity in the women’s...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

French Open Schedule 2015: TV Listings, Live Stream Info For Each Round

The second grand slam tournament of the 2015 tennis season begins Sunday with the French Open. The famous red clay at Roland Garros often makes for exciting, unpredictable action. One player who has mastered the clay surface is Rafael Nadal. The 28-year-old Spanish star has won five straight French Open men’s singles titles. The last time he failed to reach the final was 2009...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale: Tale Of The Tape Ahead Of IBF Title Fight

Andre Dirrell and James DeGale have a lot of similarities entering Saturday’s IBF super middleweight title fight at Agganis Arena in Boston. Both fighters have at least 20 wins, more than 10 knockouts and only one loss on their records. They also own Olympic medals. Each man also understands this fight represents a great chance to further their careers, and that there might not...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays’ Minor League Team Cancels A-Rod-Trolling ‘Juice Box Night’ (Photo)

When it comes to promotions at minor league baseball games, everything is on the table. Everything that doesn’t have to do with Alex Rodriguez, that is. The Charlotte Stone Crabs, Single-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, had a hilarious promotion planned for Friday’s game against the Tampa Yankees. Ladies and gentlemen, we present “Juice Box Night...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale: Full Main Card, Live Stream, TV Listings

Premier Boxing Champions will treat fans to a full schedule of fights Saturday in Boston, headlined by the main event between American Andre Dirrell and Great Britain’s James DeGale with the world super middleweight title at stake. “NBC could have picked a lot of places and a lot of venues to re-introduce boxing, but they picked Boston, and they picked these two gentlemen to...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: John Farrell Searching For ‘Best Combinations’ In Lineup

BOSTON — Rusney Castillo’s first major league game of 2015 was a forgettable one for the Red Sox. The Los Angeles Angels scored nine runs in the fifth inning Friday as they downed the Red Sox 12-5 in the teams’ series opener at Fenway Park. Boston produced only one less hit than L.A. — the Halos had 12 to the Sox’s 11 — but poor pitching paved the way for the Red Sox’s...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Frustration Becoming Obvious As Boston Remains Stuck In Mud

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — One team can only underachieve for so long before it must look itself in the mirror. The Red Sox fell to four games under .500 (19-23) on Friday with a 12-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. The defeat moved Boston one step closer to reaching its collective boiling point, although the club is striving...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Shoulders Blame For Red Sox’s Frustrating Loss To Angels

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — On Friday, it was Rick Porcello’s turn. Exactly one week after Red Sox manager John Farrell shouldered the blame for a 2-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field, Porcello stood in front of reporters in Boston’s clubhouse and took the heat for a 12-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. “I...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Surprises Fan, Ministers His Wedding (Photos)

Former WWE star turned actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one the coolest celebrities out there, but he took that awesomeness to an entirely new level on Thursday. Nick Mundy, correspondent for YouTube channel “Screen Junkies” (You’ve probably heard of their “Honest Trailers” series) and huge fan of The Rock, got married this week. What he didn’t know is that he was...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: ‘Everybody’s Pissed’ About Red Sox’s Ongoing Struggles

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — It’s going to take more than a players-only meeting for the Red Sox to turn things around. Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz tried to rally the troops behind closed doors following a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays during Boston’s recent road trip. The Red Sox still haven’t gained traction, however, leaving Pedroia...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: Red Sox Are ‘Just Not Playing Very Good’ (Video)

Presto chango isn’t going to work. Neither is abra kadabra, or any other magic word. The Boston Red Sox aren’t playing well, and only the 25 guys in the clubhouse can change that. Nothing more, nothing less. But it doesn’t mean players aren’t frustrated. “We’re playing hard, but we’re just not playing very good,” Dustin Pedroia told reporters...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers Dominate Lightning In 5-1 Game 4 Win, Even East Final 2-2

TAMPA, Fla. — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, and former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis ended a playoff scoring drought with a third-period goal for New York. The Rangers...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs beat Hawks without Kyrie Irving, take 2-0 lead

ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio. The Cavaliers made it a blowout with a dominating third quarter. James scored 11 points, the Hawks shot just 32 percent (7 of...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187 Weigh-In Results For Johnson-Cormier, Rest Of Main Card

The main card for UFC 187 should provide mixed martial arts fans with several fantastic fights Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main event is a fight between Anthony Johnson (19-4) and Daniel Cormier (15-1) with the UFC light heavyweight title on the line. Both men participated in Friday’s weigh-in and measured at more than 200 pounds. The other notable...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Rick Porcello Crumbles In Big Inning As Boston Loses 12-5

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The offense and pitching just can’t get on the same page. The Red Sox scored five runs — seems like a million given their run production lately — on 10 hits Friday, yet they suffered a 12-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels in their series opener at Fenway Park. Boston has dropped 13 of 20 games this month, during...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunkin’ Donuts Poll: Mike Trout or Bryce Harper?

One is a 22-year-old two-time All Star and the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year; the other is a 23-year-old three-time All-Star, defending American League MVP, and the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year. Yes, we’re talking about Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. Both players have been overwhelmingly...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Exits Red Sox’s Game Vs. Angels With Left Hand Soreness

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez has been dealt another blow. Ramirez exited Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park with left hand soreness, according to the Boston Red Sox. Daniel Nava replaced Ramirez in left field before the start of the sixth inning. Angels starter Garrett Richards hit Ramirez in the hand...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Trout steals third base with amazing slide

By Ricky Doyle Mike Trout is pretty good at baseball. But you already knew that. Trout, who is widely considered the best player on the planet, showcased his athleticism Friday with an amazing slide in the Los Angeles Angels’ game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The play looked like something out of “The Matrix,” though a challenge was required to overturn the...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

One Minor Change Has Transformed Red Sox’s Pitching Staff (Video)

Rick Porcello arguably has been the Boston Red Sox’s best pitcher, but he’s been even better over the past two weeks. New Sox pitching coach Carl Willis is largely to thank for that. Willis has worked with pitchers specifically on commanding their fastballs and pitching to their own strengths, rather than the weaknesses of opposing batters. That small...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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