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Hurricanes’ Michal Jordan Is Sick Of Comparisons To Michael Jordan (Photo)

It really isn’t fair to compare anyone’s career to Michael Jordan’s, but it’s especially unfair if you’re a rookie defenseman in the NHL. Michal Jordan of the Carolina Hurricanes has heard all of the comparisons before, but that didn’t stop the Nashville Predators from having some fun with him during Wednesday’s game. The 24-year-old was playing in just his third NHL...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Stamford Bridge Goes Dark As Lights Fail Before Chelsea-Tottenham (Photos)

Chelsea fans hope darkness will ensure Stamford Bridge remains a house of horrors for Tottenham Hotspur. Many of the lights went out at Stamford Bridge minutes before Chelsea’s Premier League game against Tottenham on Wednesday. The problem might have been with the new, high-tech, LED floodlights Chelsea installed at Stamford Bridge last summer. The atmosphere at Stamford Bridge...
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NFL Week 14 TV Schedule Maps: Colts-Browns Matchup Dominates Early Slot

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts will take on the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in a game most fans across America will be able to watch. Kickoff from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland is set for 1 p.m and will be televised on FOX. Contrary to rumors that Johnny Manziel could start at quarterback for the Browns in Week 14, the team will stick with Brian Hoyer as its go-to guy...
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Olympian John Carlos Rips Into Charles Barkley Over Ferguson Comments

Two former U.S. Olympians are clashing over the situation in Ferguson, Mo. Former NBA star and current basketball analyst Charles Barkley recently ruffled feathers by referring to the Ferguson looters and rioters as “scumbags” while also criticizing the actions of some black communities. John Carlos, a former track and field athlete well-known for his iconic black power salute...
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Boston Bruins Send Forward Craig Cunningham To Providence

Craig Cunningham was brought on the Boston Bruins’ four-game Western Conference road trip but he will be going back to the AHL midway through. The B’s sent him to the Providence Bruins on Wednesday, per the AHL’s transactions page. Boston still has an extra forward on the roster if injuries or poor performances warrant any lineup changes. Seth Griffith has been a healthy...
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Stevan Ridley Riding A Stationary Bike 15 Days After Knee Surgery

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley already is making progress just 15 days after undergoing surgery on his right knee. Ridley posted an Instagram video Wednesday of himself rehabbing while riding a stationary bike. Ridley was placed on injured reserve in October after reportedly tearing his ACL and MCL in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills. Ridley is in the final year...
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Black Police Association in St. Louis commends Rams players’ protest

Not all St. Louis police officers were offended by the Rams players’ “Hands up, don’t shoot” gesture in support of Mike Brown’s family. The same day that the predominantly white St. Louis Police Officers Association condemned the Rams players’ silent pregame protest, an organization representing black police officers in St. Louis applauded the players for their gesture...
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David De Gea, Ashley Young Super-Save Man United’s Win Vs. Stoke (Video)

Stoke City players and fans who still are wondering how their team lost Tuesday’s Premier League game against Manchester should look no further than David de Gea and Ashley Young. Stoke City had three golden opportunities to score the game-tying goal in second-half stoppage time, but Manchester United goalkeeper de Gea and defender Young each made outstanding saves, which secured...
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Patriots Bring Back Justin Green, Sign Two More To Practice Squad

The New England Patriots finally have a full 10-man practice squad. The Patriots signed linebacker Deontae Skinner and cornerbacks Justin Green and Daxton Swanson to their practice squad Wednesday. The team had three open spots on its scout team. Skinner, 24, has bounced on and off the Patriots’ 53-man roster and practice squad this season. The rookie played seven games with...
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Brandon Bass Opens Up About Fatherhood, Jamming Out To ‘Let It Go’

Brandon Bass is a dad first, and a basketball player second. In a recent interview with Life of Dad, the Boston Celtics forward opened up about learning how to swim at the age of 28, his playing career and his two kids. Bass, who has received plenty of trade interest this season, told Art Eddy he’s already seeing a lot of himself in his young son. “In my son, he is athletic...
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Report: Lester 'likely' to make free agency decision this week

Jon Lester’s free agency decision could come before next week’s Major League Baseball winter meetings. One baseball executive told CSNNE.com’s Sean McAdam on Wednesday that it’s “likely” Lester will choose which team to sign with by the end of this week. WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford, citing a source, reported Wednesday that the free-agent left-hander still is “going...
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Veteran Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov Joins Anaheim Ducks On Tryout

Ilya Bryzgalov is headed back to the NHL team he began his career with. The 34-year-old goaltender has landed a tryout with the Anaheim Ducks, the team announced Wednesday. BREAKING: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the team on a tryout contract.— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) December 03, 2014 Hearing that Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the Anaheim Ducks, much like Brodeur did...
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Celtics Are Favorite Over Struggling Detroit Pistons To Kick Off Homestand

The Boston Celtics look to snap a five-game losing streak on Wednesday when they host a struggling Detroit Pistons team. Boston is a five-point favorite against Detroit, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The total is set at 203.5 points. The Celtics are 1-4 against the spread over the last five games, and 1-7 in their last eight home games. The Pistons are 3-15...
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Steven Gerrard Quiet On Liverpool Contract, Will Decide Future When Ready

Steven Gerrard isn’t talking about one of the Premier League’s hottest topics even though it centers around him. Gerrard’s current contract with Liverpool expires next summer. Liverpool has offered Gerrard a new contract, but he hasn’t decided whether to extend his Anfield career beyond the 2014-15 season. Immediately following Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Leicester City on...
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Mike Pettine: Brian Hoyer Will Start Over Johnny Manziel Sunday Vs. Colts

BEREA, Ohio — Brian Hoyer held off Johnny Manziel again. Cleveland’s struggling veteran quarterback kept his job and will start Sunday against Indianapolis after first-year coach Mike Pettine decided he would be a better choice to lead the Browns down the stretch than Manziel, the super-hyped rookie who gave the team a spark last week in a loss at Buffalo. Hoyer has played poorly...
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NHL Notes: Blues’ Martin Brodeur Signing A Mistake; Johnny Boychuk Placed On IR

Legendary goaltender Martin Brodeur will soon make his season debut and it won’t be with the New Jersey Devils. Brodeur signed a one-year contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, giving the Central Division club much-needed goaltending depth with veteran Brian Elliott on injured reserve and 24-year-old Jake Allen lacking NHL experience. .@MartinBrodeur's new mask has arrived...
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Brian Hoyer’s Experience, Leadership Make Him Right Choice To Start

The Cleveland Browns faced a tough decision about who to start at quarterback this week. After Brian Hoyer’s recent struggles continued Sunday against the the Buffalo Bills, the veteran QB was replaced in the fourth quarter by Johnny Manziel, who completed 5-of-8 passes for 63 yards and added a 10-yard touchdown run in relief. While there was a chance the torch was going to be...
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Red Sox Hangout: Chatting About Boston’s Offseason At 12:30 P.M. ET

The Boston Red Sox didn’t waste any time in making a splash this offseason. More splashes likely will follow. The Red Sox signed Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to long-term contracts last week, creating some interesting Thanksgiving chatter for fans across New England. Boston still has plenty of questions to answer before Opening Day, though, and business could pick up sooner...
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Report: Josh Donaldson, Billy Beane Feud Sparked Trade With Blue Jays

A rift with general manager Billy Beane apparently led to Josh Donaldson’s departure from Oakland. The All-Star third baseman was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for fellow third baseman Brett Lawrie, left-handed pitcher Sean Nolin, right-hander Kendall Graveman and minor league shortstop Franklin Barreto. The deal, according to Scott Miller of Bleacher Report, was...
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Brick’s Backyard Rinks Contest Presented by Arbella Insurance: Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY ELIGIBILITY The Contest is open to all legal United States residents who reside in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont who are18 years of age or older as ofDecember 1, 2014. Employees of New England Sports Network (The “Sponsor”), Arbella Mutual, and their respective affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising...
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Bruins-Kings Notes: Niklas Svedberg, Penalty Kill Among Positives From Loss

Scoring more than two goals has been a real challenge for the Boston Bruins over the last eight games, but the team’s quality goaltending and improved penalty killing are encouraging signs. Tuesday night’s 2-0 loss to the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center was a frustrating one for the Bruins. Backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg played his best game...
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Tom Brady Is ‘Gary The Telemarketer’ In New Fantasy Football Ad (Video)

Tom Brady the quarterback has nothing on Tom Brady the telemarketer. The New England Patriots signal-caller stars as “Gary the telemarketer” in a new commercial — that has nothing to do with Uggs — where he shows off his comedy chops and his luscious locks.   Wearing an outfit Dwight Schrute would approve of, Brady/Gary crushes his fantasy football competition in the...
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Reds GM: Yoenis Cespedes Trade Hasn’t Been Discussed With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds seem like logical trade partners on paper. Nothing has come to fruition yet. The Reds have not discussed a trade with the Red Sox involving Boston outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, Cincinnati general manager Walt Jocketty told John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer on Tuesday. Cespedes’ name...
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Flames Prospect Accidentally Clotheslines Young Kid During Warmups (Video)

One young hockey player will never forget his first time on the ice with the big boys — no matter how hard he might try. As is customary with many junior hockey teams, the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League invited a kid to come out and join them during warmups. The skating was going swimmingly at the start, with the youngster likely having the time of his life doing...
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Boston Red Sox To Host ‘Baseball Winter Weekend’ At Foxwoods In January

The Boston Red Sox are giving fans an opportunity to taste baseball long before the 2015 season begins. The Red Sox will host a “Baseball Winter Weekend” at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., on Jan. 23-25. The event will include a Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox leaders, autographs with Red Sox players and roundtable discussions on a variety of baseball topics. ...
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