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Dining Playbook: Pauli’s, Union Oyster House Among Best Lobster Rolls In Boston

Nothing says summer quite like a delicious lobster roll. The delectable treat has become a staple of New England summers, and not surprisingly, there are plenty of places to find a top-quality lobster roll in the Boston area. From Pauli’s in the North End to the Yankee Lobster Company in Seaport to the famed Union Oyster House in downtown Boston, you won’t find a shortage of...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside The Play: Colin Kaepernick’s 90-Yard TD Made Possible By Good Play Design

Colin Kaepernick is a unique talent, and that’s something his offensive coordinator understands well. The San Francisco 49ers suffered a mostly forgettable 2014, but the quarterback gave fans something to be excited about when he went off on an incredible 90-yard run for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in Week 16. And as former NFL linebacker...
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Dining Playbook Review: Brine In Newburyport Offers Fresh Seafood

If you enjoy fresh seafood, there’s no better place to go than the New England coast. Located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean in Newburyport, Mass., Brine certainly lives up to the region’s reputation. It offers fresh, local oysters, and also boasts crudo and chops if you’re in the mood for something different. Check it out in the video above and visit brineoyster.com for...
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Dining Playbook J-Tox: Billy And Jenny Explore Benefits Of Coconut Oil

When it comes to versatility, coconut oil is a five-tool player. Coconut oil has plenty of uses as healthy substitute while cooking, but as Jenny explains on this week’s edition of “J-Tox,” it also can be used directly on the skin. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook
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Dining Playbook: Salvatore’s Offers Unique, Delicious Italian Food

Are you craving some Italian food but don’t feel like cramming into the North End? Then Salvatore’s is the spot for you. The Italian restaurant has five locations in and around Boston and features plenty of pizza but also boasts unique offerings such as the watermelon feta salad, the Burger Muenster and the lobster fra diavolo. Check out the video above and visit salvatoresrestaurants...
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LeBron James Should Be Your NBA Finals MVP Regardless Of Outcome

You can say a lot of things about LeBron James. You can say his off-the-court antics are obnoxious. (They are.) You can say he talks about himself too much in interviews (He does.) You can say he’s not good enough to win a championship without an elite supporting cast. (This year, it’s not looking like he will be.) But you cannot consider yourself a basketball fan if you believe what...
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Ticket prices for Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final skyrocket

By Sam Galanis With the Blackhawks up 3-2 in the series, Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final could be the first time the club becomes the world champion in Chicago since 1938. But if fans want to be at the United Center to potentially witness history, they’ll have to pay a pretty penny. On Monday morning, hours before the Blackhawks faced off against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the...
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Dwyane Wade Spent All Week Taking Classes At Harvard Business School (Photos)

Dwyane Wade is a learned scholar who owns many leather bound books, and his apartment smells of rich mahogany. OK, we can’t confirm those last two things. But we do know that the Miami Heat guard is making good use of his offseason time. Wade enrolled in and completed a four-day course at Harvard Business School this week. Titled “The Business of...
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Neymar Hits Young Fan With Ball, Apologizes With Autograph (Video)

Getting hit by a soccer ball isn’t a bad price to pay for an autograph from the Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar. As the FC Barcelona forward exited the team bus, he booted a ball into the crowd of spectators who had gathered to see the soccer stars prior to the start of their Copa America campaign. Unfortunately, Neymar’s kick accidentally struck...
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Isaiah Thomas Hangs Out With Floyd Mayweather At NBA Finals Game 5 (Photo)

This year’s NBA Finals haven’t been completely devoid of Boston Celtics. Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas tweeted a photo Sunday night of him sitting courtside for Game 5 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Joining Thomas for the occasion? None other than Floyd Mayweather. Chillin with The bros @FloydMayweather & @TheHarlemHotBoy at Game 5 of the...
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Report: Greg Monroe Likely To Choose Between Celtics, Knicks In Free Agency

Greg Monroe could be bound for the Atlantic Division. The Detroit Pistons big man is set to hit free agency next month, and there is “strong speculation” he will end up with either the Boston Celtics or New York Knicks, Gery Woelfel of The Journal Times reported over the weekend. The Pistons’ decision to trade for Milwaukee Bucks big Ersan Ilyasova last week made a Detroit...
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Harrison Barnes Abuses Two Cavs Players With Monster Lefty Dunk (Video)

The two best basketball players on the planet were on top of their game Sunday night. So naturally, one of the best plays of the NBA Finals’ Game 5 was made by … Harrison Barnes? Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors outdueled LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to move within one game of an NBA title. But early in the fourth quarter, it was Barnes who temporarily...
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WATCH: Brady, Gronk tear up dance floor at ring party

By NESN Staff Rob Gronkowski isn’t the only New England Patriot who can break it down. The Patriots celebrated their fourth Super Bowl title in style Sunday night, attending a party at owner Robert Kraft’s home in which they received some monster Super Bowl rings. Rapper Wiz Khalifa also was on hand to provide some entertainment, and spirits were so high that even Tom Brady...
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Stephen Curry Abuses Matthew Dellavedova On Ridiculous 3-Pointer (Video)

And with that, the Matthew Dellavedova era in Cleveland came to an end. After multiple games of Dellavedova locking down and frustrating Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, the point guard matchup in Game 5 of the 2015 NBA Finals looked like exactly what it was: an NBA backup going up against the league’s MVP. Curry had by far his best game of the series Sunday night, toasting...
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LeBron James: ‘I’m The Best Player In The World’ Despite Cavs’ Loss (Video)

You can criticize LeBron James all you want, but don’t accuse him of a lack of confidence. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar faced barrage of questions Sunday night following his team’s 104-91 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. So, James decided to get right to point. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 5 Finale Was Most Shocking Game Last Night

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the “Game of Thrones” Season 5 finale, which aired Sunday night. Forget the NBA Finals or “Sunday Night Baseball.” The good stuff was on HBO. Season 5 of “Game of Thrones” came to a bloody conclusion, and while that shouldn’t shock fans, the fate that awaited so many key characters did. Twitter was abuzz during the show...
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Wiz Khalifa Performs At Patriots Super Bowl Ring Ceremony (Video)

Robert Kraft brought out a heavy-hitter to DJ the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl XLIX championship ring ceremony. Rapper, and (former?) Pittsburgh Steelers fan, Wiz Khalifa performed at the event, hosted by Kraft. With the Patriots preparing to open their season against the Steelers, it’s unlikely Khalifa spun his track “Black and Yellow” at the party. Check out video and...
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Steph Curry, Warriors Down LeBron-Led Cavs, Sit One Win From NBA Title

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors are one win away from ending one long championship drought and extending another. Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and the Warriors withstood another brilliant performance from LeBron James to outlast the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 on Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals. With...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz Joins Stan Musial, Willie Stargell On Homer List

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The downward spiral continues. The Red Sox’s losing streak reached six games Sunday as Boston suffered a 13-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. It’s Boston’s longest losing streak since the club dropped eight straight last August, and it’s clear things need to change or else the Sox will be playing...
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Patriots Receive Super Bowl XLIX Rings In Ceremony At Robert Kraft’s House (Photo)

The New England Patriots officially can put the 2014 season behind them. The Patriots received some impressive hardware Sunday night in a private ceremony at owner Robert Kraft’s house Kraft handed out the Patriots’ Super Bowl XLIX rings in the formal affair. Take a look at the Patriots’ rings and photos from the event: Make it 4. #OnToTheRings http://t.co/nbKsSUBvdD—...
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Colin Montgomerie Finishes Senior Players After Chest Pains Force Hospital Visit

BELMONT, Mass. — Champions Tour points leader Colin Montgomerie checked out OK after heading to the hospital with chest pains during the Senior Players Championship. Montgomerie said he felt the pains at the end of the third round Saturday. He went to Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday morning and was cleared by doctors in time to make it back to...
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Bernhard Langer Goes Wire-To-Wire To Defend Senior Players Championship

BELMONT, Mass. — The 2015 Constellation Senior Players Championship was smooth sailing for World Golf Hall of Famer Bernhard Langer, who rebounded from last week’s career-worst performance and shot a final-round 68 Sunday at Belmont Country Club to win the tournament by six strokes. This wasn’t Langer’s first rodeo, however, as he won the 2014 Senior Players in Pittsburgh...
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Hilarious NBA-Themed ‘Game Of Thrones’ Parody Rips Rajon Rondo (Video)

Warning: Very minor “Game of Thrones” spoilers for seasons 4 and 5 ahead You don’t need to be a fan of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” to enjoy this hilarious spoof of the show. Bleacher Report is back with its fourth edition of “Game of Zones,” which places NBA players in fictional Westeros for your viewing enjoyment. This time, we see Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose...
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Eduardo Rodriguez Deserved Better In Red Sox’s Awful Loss To Blue Jays

BOSTON — Eduardo Rodriguez wasn’t the problem. Rodriguez suffered his first loss as a major leaguer and allowed eight earned runs over 4 2/3 innings Sunday afternoon in the Boston Red Sox’s 13-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Clearly, he wasn’t good. But he also deserved better, as the Red Sox’s defense provided zero help behind the rookie. “The way that...
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Blake Swihart Doesn’t Think Eduardo Rodriguez Deserves All The Blame (Video)

The Boston Red Sox played terribly Sunday. Rookie Eduardo Rodriguez, who has been stellar in his first three major league starts, didn’t have his best stuff on the mound. But he was charged with nine earned runs over the course of two horrendous innings that saw the Toronto Blue Jays score 10 runs. Simply put, he wasn’t that bad on Sunday. Several defensive miscues aided the...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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