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Report: Darrelle Revis Passes Tampa Bay Physical, Jets Trade Him to Bucs

The final obstacle in a trade of New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been overcome. On Sunday, Revis flew to Tampa Bay and underwent a physical with the Buccaneers that included a comprehensive checkup on his knee. Per ESPN New York, Revis passed the physical, making a trade to the Bucs official. After much back-and-forth between the team, Revis and Revis’s agent, the...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Cap Emotional Week With Win, Their Latest Contribution to Boston’s Healing Efforts

BOSTON — The Bruins’ dressing room was a busy place Sunday afternoon, and for the first time in a while, it was a jovial place. The B’s seemed excited, happy and perhaps most importantly, relieved. One of the most trying weeks in most of their professional careers came to an end Sunday afternoon with a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers. It was a busy week of uncertainty, a...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

John Lackey May Only Need One Rehab Start, Meaning Right-Hander’s Return Could Come Soon

John Lackey‘s return doesn’t seem that far away. Lackey, who was placed on the disabled list after suffering a strained right biceps in his first start of the season on April 6, is scheduled to make a rehab start at Double-A Portland on Monday. Red Sox manager John Farrell said that might be all the right-hander needs before rejoining the club. “He felt great coming out of...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Juan Mata Hand Delivers New 2013-2014 Chelsea Jersey to Lucky Fan at Work (Video)

Some days, work feels like a never-ending uphill battle against the clock, filled with constant stress and anxiety. Other days, Juan Mata visits the office to deliver the official 2013-2014 Chelsea jersey and hangs out for a quick kick-around in the parking lot. Recently Adidas kicked off a bold advertising campaign for next year’s Chelsea home uniforms by issuing a challenge...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Jump Starts Bruins Offense on Roof Shot (Video)

NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday morning and conclude on Monday. There wasn’t much Jacob Markstrom could do about this one. Jaromir Jagr scored Boston’s first goal of the day on Sunday afternoon on a roof shot past Markstrom. The...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamar Taylor Goes No. 29 Overall in Seven-Round Patriots Mock Draft

As the draft approaches and official visits are out of the way, we know many players that the Patriots have had contact with in the 2013 class, but that doesn’t always matter with New England. With little action left in free agency, the team’s needs are clearer, and there are likely only four or five positions the team should be picking from in the first two rounds. The Patriots...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Says Jonny Gomes Is Funniest Player on Red Sox, Jose Iglesias Best Singer (Video)

Dustin Pedroia is used to holding court in front of the media before and after Red Sox games, but he’s not used to these types of questions. Pedroia answered the tough questions that kids on Red Sox Small Talk threw at him including: Who’s the best singer on the Red Sox? Who’s the funniest player on the team? And do you like the snow? Pedroia said that newcomer Jonny Gomes...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen Webster Named by Scouts as Best Pitcher in International League, Flashes 97 MPH Fastball (Video)

Red Sox fans attending Game 2 of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader will be lucky enough to watch Allen Webster‘s major league debut. Webster is the top pitcher in the International League, according to scouts that Nick Cafardo has spoken to. He flashes a 97 mph fastball and a “tremendous” changeup that he doesn’t waste. Webster was acquired in the deal that sent Josh Beckett...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Luis Suarez Rescues Liverpool Draw Against Chelsea, Late Goal Takes Season’s Tally to 30

Luis Suarez stole the headlines six minutes into injury-time with a header to earn Liverpool a point on Rafael Benitez‘s return to Anfield. It had looked as though Benitez would leave with three points after Eden Hazard restored Chelsea’s lead with a well-taken penalty following earlier goals from Oscar and Daniel Sturridge. But Suarez had other ideas. The Uruguayan had hand...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes’ Bat Features Names of Tragedy Victims Along With ‘Boston Strong’ Message (Photo)

A number of athletes have used their equipment to pay their respects to the victims of this past week’s tragic events. On Sunday, Jonny Gomes will use his bat to pay homage. Will Middlebrooks tweeted a photo prior to the first game of the Red Sox’ doubleheader against the Royals. It’s supposedly of the lumber that Gomes will use. The bat features the names of the four people...
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April 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls Fans Unite for Joint Supporters’ March to Match (Video)

The New England Revolution and New York Red Bulls are long-time foes on the soccer field, but supporters’ groups from both clubs put those feelings aside on Saturday. Revolution fans and Red Bulls fans staged a joint “March to the Match,” walking and signing their way into Red Bull Arena in unison. The Revolution were playing their first MLS game since the Boston Marathon...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Wear Boston Strong T-Shirts, First Responder Hats During Pregame, Warmups (Video)

While Boston fans will obviously be cheering on their Bruins on Sunday afternoon, the Panthers earned some respect by paying tribute to the area before their matchup with the B’s. Florida wore Boston Strong t-shirts before the game in their locker room, according to NESN’s Mike Cole. They also took a page out of the Bruins’ book by wearing local first responder hats for pregame...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava Gets Start in Right Field in Game 1 of Day-Night Doubleheader

After honoring Boston’s real heroes before Saturday afternoon’s Royals-Red Sox game during the pregame ceremonies, Daniel Nava wound up being the hero of the game, hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to put Boston ahead. Nava will bat second and start in right field for the Red Sox in Game 1 of the day-night doubleheader against Kansas City. Shane...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Royals Live: Ryan Dempster Looks for First Win of 2013 in First Game of Red Sox’ Doubleheader

10:50 a.m.: The Red Sox’ lineup has been posted, and Shane Victorino is not in the starting nine. Victorino left Saturday’s game in the eighth inning with back tightness. He was scheduled to be reevaluated on Sunday morning, and manager John Farrell ultimately decided to give him the matinee tilt off. We’ll see if Victorino finds himself in the Red Sox’ Game 2 lineup. With...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Owens Wants to Play for Bears in 2013 Under Marc Trestman

Terrell Owens is 39 years old and hasn’t played a regular season NFL game in two full years, but he’s still hoping to latch on in the NFL — with the Chicago Bears specifically. Owens was in Chicago recently to participate in a charity basketball game and spent some time working out with NFL linebacker turned Illinois State Senator Napoleon Harris. Owens thinks his history with...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Swedish-Born Player Has the Most Career NHL Goals?

Carl! Good to see you! Carl Soderberg has arrived, and the flashy Swedish forward is giving Bruins fans reason for even more optimism heading into the postseason. Not since P.J. Axelsson donned the Black and Gold has the city’s puckheads been this excited for a Swede to suit up on Causeway Street. Soderberg comes from a tremendously talented hockey country that has given the NHL...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins-Panthers Live: B’s Right Back to Work Looking to Turn Things Around Against Panthers

9 a.m.: As the Bruins will surely tell you, there truly is no rest for the weary. The B’s, who are 0-3-1 in their last four, have another short turnaround as they prepare to take on the Florida Panthers on Sunday afternoon. Boston was originally scheduled to have Saturday off, but given Friday’s events in the Boston area, that game was postponed until Saturday afternoon. That...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Darrelle Revis Granted Permission to Visit, Undergo Physical With Buccaneers, Which Means Trade May Be Near

The Patriots may not need to worry about facing Darrelle Revis twice a year soon. The Jets cornerback was granted permission to meet with the Buccaneers and undergo a physical, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Schefter tweeted that permission for Revis to take a physical for Tampa Bay “never would have been granted” if the Jets and Bucs couldn’t work out a trade. A trade...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick Cuts Hair, Trims Beard, Likely Loses Bet to WWE’s Daniel Bryan

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick had a beard-growing contest with WWE superstar Daniel Bryan. By year’s end, fans would vote on the better beard, and whoever “lost” would have to shave their facial hair off. It appears that Reddick has already accepted defeat at the expense of some old fashioned superstition. Reddick came to the ballpark on Saturday with a haircut...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel Is the Highest American-Born Player Drafted by the Bruins in Team History

Phil Kessel was drafted No. 5 overall by the Bruins in 2005. The Madison, Wis., product scored 126 points during three seasons with the Bruins with 66 goals and 60 assists. His contributions on the ice may not be what he’ll be best known for historically in Boston, though. The B’s traded Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2009 and received a 2010 first-round pick, 2010 second...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

NESNplus Channel Listings for Sunday, April 21: Red Sox-Royals on NESN, Bruins-Panthers on NESNplus

The Red Sox and Bruins will be playing on Sunday afternoon, and NESN will bring fans coverage of both games. The Red Sox take on the Royals in a day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park on NESN, with pregame coverage starting at 1 p.m. ET for Game 1. The Bruins will face off against the Panthers in Florida on NESNplus, with pregame coverage beginning at noon with Bruins Face-Off LIVE...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Prevail on Paper, Unable to Capitalize on Opportunities in Front of Net (Video)

The Bruins fed off of the emotion of the crowd on Saturday at the Garden, even throughout their emotional loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Bruins prevailed on the stat sheet, but that didn’t translate to a win. The B’s outshot the Penguins 40-24, but struggled on the penalty kill, showing a glaring weakness heading into the postseason. With four losses in the last four games...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss
HOPE FLOATS

Surfer found after 27 hours at sea

South African surfer Brett Archibald is lucky to be alive after he went missing for over a day after going overboard on a surfing trip. 

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April 20, 2013  |  2 Comments

Bruins’ Emotional Loss Shows Areas for Improvement, Shots on Goal a Target Area (Video)

The Bruins outshot the Pittsburgh Penguins 40-24 on Saturday, but struggled to put the puck in the net. The B’s dropped their fourth game in a row and showed the areas that need the most improvement. While they have struggled with the penalty kill, captain Zdeno Chara says the Bruins’ biggest focus should be getting more shots on net. Hear what he had to say in the video above.
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss
BROOKLYN, STAND UP

Jerry Stackhouse sings national anthem

Before the Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls even tipped off in Game 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs, Jerry Stackhouse brought down the house. Stackhouse, who has showcased his vocal abilities before, sang an impressive rendition of The National Anthem. The 6’6″ forward pumped up the Nets with his pregame festivities and proved once again that his skills extend far past what...
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April 20, 2013  |  2 Comments
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