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John Elway: Taste Of Broncos’ Super Bowl Losses ‘Will Never Leave’

The Denver Broncos’ ugly loss in Super Bowl XLVIII won’t sit well with anyone in the Broncos’ organization for quite some time, but especially vice president of football operations John Elway. Elway, 53, was the Broncos’ starting quarterback for 16 seasons, winning two Super Bowls (XXXII, XXXIII) with the franchise before retiring. However, hidden in his usually glowing resume...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Fans Can Trade Non-Winning Scratch Tickets For Game Tickets

The Florida Panthers’ attendance problems have been well-documented. Ice hockey isn’t exactly a huge draw in South Florida, especially for a team that hasn’t won a playoff series in 18 years. This season, the Panthers stink again (21-27-7, the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference), and an average of 14,710 fans turn out for each game at the BB&T Center, good for...
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Larry Fitzgerald Restructures With Cardinals, Crushing Patriots’ Fans’ Dreams

Larry Fitzgerald is sticking it out with the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals wide receiver tweeted that he restructured his contract on Tuesday morning. Fitzgerald was set to make $12.75 million in 2014 with a cap hit of $18 million. Fitzgerald’s contract ran through 2018, but it was only guaranteed through 2015. By restructuring, Fitzgerald likely shifted his bonus money down...
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Report: Kings Interested In Acquiring Oilers Forward Sam Gagner

The Los Angeles Kings are desperate for an offensive spark and may need to find it outside the organization. Darryl Sutter’s team ranks 29th in goals scored, 28th in power-play percentage and only two players — Jeff Carter and Anze Kopitar — have more than 14 goals. The scoring production from the bottom-six forwards has also been inconsistent for most of the season. According...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Looking To Infuse Energy Into Red Sox’ Offense

Jackie Bradley Jr. seems to understand that he won’t be handed a job despite Jacoby Ellsbury’s offseason departure. The 23-year-old already is in Fort Myers preparing for the 2014 season. Bradley, who is expected to compete with Grady Sizemore in spring training for the Boston Red Sox’ starting center field job, will look to brush aside the growing pains he endured at the major...
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Billerica Native Kyle Huckins Goes Between-The-Legs On Breakaway Goal (Video)

A barnburner of a junior hockey game Saturday night between the New England Stars and Cape Cod Islanders featured one of the prettiest non-shootout goals of the year, with 21-year-old Billerica, Mass., native Kyle Huckins doing the honors. After retrieving the puck behind his own net, Huckins, a defenseman for the Stars, blazed down the center of the ice. The blueliner encountered...
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Gisele Bundchen Posts Adorable Photo Of Tom Brady Matching With Son

Gisele Bundchen made her Instagram followers collectively “aw.” The supermodel posted a picture of her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, matching with their 4-year-old son, Benjamin. The two Bradys wore matching hats, khaki pants and navy jackets. Check out the cute pair in the photo below. Filed under: Entertainment, NESN Staff, New England Patriots, Top Stories
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Retired Packers All-Pro Safety Eyes NFL Comeback

Nick Collins was among the best young safeties in the NFL when a neck injury ended his football career in 2011. Or so it seemed. Collins, 30, was in the midst of three straight Pro Bowl seasons (2008-2010) with the  Green Bay Packers when he suffered the career-threatening neck injury. The Packers released Collins that offseason, with general manager Ted Thompson fearing that the...
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Rajon Rondo, Brad Stevens Working To Help Jeff Green Find Stride

WALTHAM, Mass. — Early in the season, Jeff Green could not escape the locker room after games without addressing the media. Befitting his stature on the team, not to mention his play to that point, Green was one of the unofficial spokesmen of the Boston Celtics. Over the last few weeks, however, Green has been able to slip out without so much as a word. It’s not that he hasn’t...
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Swansea City Fires Michael Laudrup Live: Gary Monk Takes Over As ‘Head Coach’

3 p.m. ET: Another one bites the dust. Swansea City fired Michael Laudrup as manager Tuesday. The change comes just over 11 months after Laudrup led the club to the first major trophy in its history — the 2013 League Cup. Laudrup is Swansea City’s first in-season managerial casualty in 10 years, but the club exists in a different world than it did back then. Swansea City currently...
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Report: The Mets may be in talks with Stephen Drew

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson’s recent claim that his club is “unlikely” to sign Stephen Drew has done little to suppress the rumors. The Mets still are considered a potential landing spot for Drew, and WFAN’s Mike Francesa said Tuesday that New York has made an offer to the free-agent shortstop. According to Francesa, Drew and the Mets are negotiating over...
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Minor League Team Woos Russell Wilson With ‘Cast Away’ Spoof, $10,000 (Video)

Russell Wilson’s agent said after the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl win that Wilson still plans on attending spring training with the Texas Rangers. It’ll likely be little more than a workout for Wilson, whom Texas selected in December’s Rule 5 draft, but one of the Rangers’ minor league clubs is making a push to get the former second baseman on the field in an actual game...
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Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley Made Killing On Super Bowl Bets With Teammates

WALTHAM, Mass. — Growing up in Kentucky, Rajon Rondo didn’t have a favorite football team. His favorite football player was probably himself, before his mom made him switch sports, and unlike Paul Pierce, who embraced Boston’s sports teams during his time with the Celtics, Rondo still claims no NFL allegiance. He was a Seattle Seahawks fan on Sunday, however, and he’s been...
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Seahawks Lowered Crime In Seattle Area By Playing In Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks fans were too busy watching the Super Bowl to commit any crimes on Sunday. During the Super Bowl, 911 calls were down 41 percent from typical winter Sundays, according to the Everett Herald. After the Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., however, calls spiked back up, mostly due to noise from fireworks. There were ...
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Broncos’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Seahawks Won Because They ‘Punched Us Around’

The NFL hadn’t seen a true beating in the Super Bowl in over a decade (Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48-21 win against the Oakland Raiders in 2003), but the Denver Broncos certainly got a whooping on Sunday. The Seattle Seahawks threw down the gloves and knocked the Broncos around pretty much from start to finish on Sunday, forcing four turnovers en route to a 43-8 win (third-largest margin...
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Report: Freddie Freeman, Braves Agree To ‘Huge’ Contract Extension

The Atlanta Braves reportedly have locked up first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman and the Braves have agreed to a “huge” contract extension, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. The deal reportedly could be worth as much as $125 million over eight years. Freeman, who was arbitration eligible, filed for a $5.75 million salary for 2014, while the Braves countered with a $4...
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Chris Johnson Could Be Payroll Casualty Despite Strong Play With Celtics

WALTHAM, Mass. — Rajon Rondo hasn’t been back with the Boston Celtics for long, but he’s seen enough of Chris Johnson to not mind if the second-year swingman sticks around a while longer. “Hopefully, we can sign him for the rest of the year,” Rondo said Tuesday at the Celtics’ practice facility. “He’s shooting the ball extremely well, he’s being very professional...
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Roush Fenway Racing Finds Sustainable Fire Protection Solution in 3M Innovation

Concord, N.C. (Feb. 4, 2014) – The Roush Fenway Racing partnership with 3M goes well beyond the logos on the No. 16 Ford Fusion.  During the nine-year relationship, the two have worked together to find ways to use innovative 3M technology throughout the Roush Fenway organization.  Most recently, Roush Fenway was looking for an effective fire protection system that would address...
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Jose Mourinho: Chelsea Masseur Billy McCulloch Gave Pregame Speech, Not Me

Chelesa’s 1-0 victory over Manchester City on Monday was the biggest win in Jose Mourinho’s second tenure as the Blues’ manager, and he has Billy McCulloch to thank for it. We’re neither trying to be funny nor factually correct in saying so. Mourinho didn’t address his players before the crucial game. Instead he let Chelsea masseur McCulloch give the pregame pep talk. It...
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Marc-Andre Fleury Robs Erik Karlsson With Superhuman Glove Save (Video)

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson couldn’t help but crack a smile Monday night. Karlsson had a wide-open look at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ net after taking a feed from Clarke MacArthur, but Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, while moving from post to post and falling to the ice, snared the puck out of midair in what was truly one of the saves of the year.   The stop kept...
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10 Red Sox Reunions Boston Fans Likely Would Welcome (Photos)

Rich Hill reportedly has rejoined the Boston Red Sox on a minor league deal. It’s not a major splash, but it goes to show that the Red Sox valued the left-hander’s three years in the organization from 2010-12. Hill wasn’t the only former (and now current) Red Sox reliever to make headlines over the last few days, as Daniel Bard inked a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers...
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Milan Lucic: Olympics Are ‘Only Time I’ll Cheer For’ Roberto Luongo

Since losing to the Boston Bruins in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final, the career of Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo has been a downward spiral.  Luongo was stellar during the Canucks’ three wins in the 2011 Cup Final but dreadful in the four losses, being yanked twice in favor of backup Cory Schneider. But Milan Lucic, who had two goals and an assist against his hometown team...
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Florida State’s Jameis Winston Named All-American In Baseball, Too

Jameis Winston is best known for leading Florida State football team to a national title this season, but, before he was a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback in Tallahassee, Fla., he was a starter on the Seminoles’ baseball team. Winston, who made 32 starts in the field and 17 relief appearances for FSU during the 2013 season, rejoined his teammates on the diamond soon after winning...
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Gallery: Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith goes to Disney World

The Super Bowl MVP made his annual trek to the Magic Kingdom. Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith flew down to Florida on the Monday morning after Super Bowl XLVIII to cruise down Main Street USA in a Disney World parade with Mickey Mouse. The Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday. Smith, 24, is the fourth-youngest Super...
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Richard Sherman: Seahawks’ Defense Figured Out Peyton Manning’s Hand Signals, Audibles

The Seattle Seahawks’ top defense effectively shut down the Denver Broncos’ top offense, and held Peyton Manning and Co. to just eight points on Super Bowl Sunday. Some of it was pure physical skill on the Seahawks’ end, but Richard Sherman and his crew might have gotten some additional help from Manning, unbeknownst to the quarterback. The Seahawks defense swarmed on the Broncos...
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