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Dining Playbook: Best of the Back Bay (Video)

“Dining Playbook” has been all over the state this season looking for New England’s best food, and this week’s episode features a look at some of the All-Star restaurants in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Jenny and Billy visit the likes of The Lenox Hotel, Capital Grille, Towne and Lir in the popular Boston neighborhood in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Concerned About Fans Throwing Eggs At His 85-Foot Banner (Video)

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has some extra incentive for winning this season. The university honored the head coach’s 10th season with the team by installing an 85-foot banner of him that hangs in front of Williams-Brice Stadium. Spurrier has yet to see the massive sign of himself, but he was quick to voice the one concern he has about it. During a press conference on Sunday...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly, Justin Jones Among Patriots Released In Latest Round Of Cuts

Four more New England Patriots players have turned in their playbooks. The Patriots announced Monday that they have released defensive tackles Tommy Kelly and Will Smith, linebacker James Anderson and rookie tight end Justin Jones. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the team’s three defensive cuts Sunday afternoon. Only Kelly has experience playing for the Patriots, having...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Sealver Siliga, Sebastian Vollmer Return

FOXBORO, Mass. — Sealver Siliga is one step closer to returning to game action for the New England Patriots after suffering a wrist injury three weeks ago during training camp. The Patriots defensive tackle was in full pads and taking part in conditioning drills during practice on Monday. He wasn’t wearing a brace on his injured left wrist. Offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Haloti Ngata Kicks Redskins Player, Blames ‘Heat Of The Moment’ (Video)

The NFL’s conduct office might be placing a call to Haloti Ngata this week. During the Saturday’s Baltimore Ravens preseason game, television cameras caught the five-time All-Pro defensive lineman kicking Washington Redskins guard Shawn Lauvao after an Alfred Morris run. ...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons Rips ‘Marked Man’ Jose Bautista For Ejection

It’s not often that a manager takes the umpire’s side in an argument involving one of his best players. However, that’s exactly what Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons did Sunday. Gibbons wasn’t very pleased when Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was ejected by home plate umpire Bill Welke in the sixth inning for arguing balls and strikes. Bautista, who took a borderline...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Goalie Craig Anderson Signs Three-Year Extension With Ottawa

OTTAWA — Goaltender Craig Anderson has signed a three-year, $12.6 million contract extension with the Ottawa Senators. Anderson was acquired from Colorado in 2011 and is now under contract through the 2017-18 season. The 33-year-old goalie will make $4.75 million in 2015-16 and 2016-17 and $3.1 million in 2017-18. Anderson had an NHL-best .941 save percentage in the lockout-shortened...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Saves Fan Who Made Crazy Twitter Bet Over Johnny Manziel

Sometimes a really, really unfortunate Twitter bet has a happy ending. One Twitter user sent out a seemingly innocent text hours before the Cleveland Browns-St. Louis Rams preseason game Saturday night, promising drinks for the entire world if Michael Sam sacked Johnny Manziel then flashed the money sign. Well, lo and behold, that happened. All of it. And the Internet began clamoring...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Penn Football Players Go Berserk For New Gray Alternate Jerseys

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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo ‘Excited’ To Start Patriots’ Final Preseason Game

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo will have 60 minutes to prove that he deserves to be Tom Brady’s backup on Thursday night in the New England Patriots’ final preseason game of 2014. Garoppolo has shocked everyone with his success during the preseason, and if he can continue to shine against the New York Giants, the second-round draft pick could knock backup quarterback Ryan...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Joins Liverpool From AC Milan In Reported $26.5M Transfer

Ladies and gentlemen, Mario Balotelli is in the building. Balotelli officially joined Liverpool on Monday after finalizing a transfer from Italian club AC Milan, according to LiverpoolFC.com. “I’m very happy,” Balotelli said. “We’ve been talking about coming here and now I’m happy to be here. Liverpool are one of the best teams here in England and the football is very...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose Could Split Starts For Team USA At FIBA World Cup

Having two of the NBA’s top point guards at his disposal might lead Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski to mix up his starting lineup a bit during the upcoming FIBA World Cup. Kyrie Irving will get the nod Tuesday night in the team’s final tuneup game, but Krzyzewski told ESPN.com that Irving and the recently rehabilitated Derrick Rose might trade off starts once tournament...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be The Amica Pitcher Of The Week?

Vote for the Amica Pitcher of the Week and give yourself a chance to win a $100 gift card to the Yawkey Way Team Store. Voting begins every Monday, and winners are picked every Saturday, so make sure to come back every week to give yourself another chance to win. First read the official rules, then completely fill out the form below for your chance to win. Monday: Clay Buchholz vs...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Manchester City Live: Scores, Highlights, Analysis From Etihad Stadium

Noon ET: On Monday, Liverpool and Manchester City will meet for the second time in less than a month. However, the stakes are much higher this time than they were in the last encounter. Liverpool visits Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the teams’ second Premier League game of the 2014-15 campaign. Manchester City, last season’s Premier League champion, and Liverpool,...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Sanchez Does Not Want To Play For Rams, Leave Eagles

It remains a mystery who will take over for Sam Bradford as the St. Louis Rams’ permanent starting quarterback, but the latest report indicates that it likely will not be Mark Sanchez. There is “no chance” the quarterback wants to leave his new job as Nick Foles’ backup with the Philadelphia Eagles to pursue a starting spot in St. Louis, a “person with knowledge...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jimmy Garoppolo Expected To Start Patriots’ Final Preseason Game

The New England Patriots reportedly haven’t made a decision on their backup quarterback, but one of the candidates will get a huge audition this week. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday that rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will start the Patriots’ final preseason game on Thursday against the New York Giants. According to Schefter, Garoppolo could end up playing the...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bringing In Richie Incognito For Visit

Richie Incognito might be back in the NFL very soon. FOX Sports NFL reporter Jay Glazer reported Monday morning that offensive lineman Richie Incognito will meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If all goes well, according to Glazer, the Bucs could offer the guard a contract extension. Incognito hasn’t played in an NFL game since Oct. 31, 2013. He was suspended by the Miami Dolphins...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Are NFL’s Least Desirable Team, According To Player Poll

Most NFL players apparently want nothing to do with the Silver and Black. ESPN polled 82 current NFLers on which team they would least like to play for, posing the question as: “The only way I’d play for (team name) is if they doubled my salary.” The Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills both pulled in more than 15 percent of the vote, but the team receiving more thumbs down...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods Parts Ways With Swing Coach Sean Foley After Brutal Season

Tiger Woods had a miserable season marred by injury and inconsistent play. So on Monday, he parted ways with his swing coach. Woods’ relationship with swing coach Sean Foley has come to an end, Woods announced on Monday morning. The announcement marks the end of a four-year relationship between teacher and pupil. “I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: Wes Welker’s Concussion Was ‘A Tough Thing To See’ (Video)

It’s never easy for Tom Brady to see one of his former New England Patriots teammates go down with an injury. That was the case Saturday night, when former Patriots receiver Wes Welker, now with the Denver Broncos, suffered his third concussion in less than a calendar year on a hit from Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger. Brady discussed the hit during his appearance Monday...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Cassel Named Minnesota Vikings’ Starting Quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback job was Matt Cassel’s to lose, and he apparently did enough to ensure he’ll be under center when the regular season begins. FOX Sports NFL reporter Jay Glazer reported Monday morning that Vikings players were informed that Cassel would be the starting quarterback when Minnesota opens its season on Sept. 7 against the St. Louis Rams...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Trading Rajon Rondo 'not a high priority' for Celtics

The future of Rajon Rondo is a storyline that won’t be going away anytime soon. Trade rumors have swirled around the Boston Celtics point guard since last summer, with that speculation only intensifying after the team declined to make any franchise-shaking moves this offseason. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn wrote in his Sunday basketball notes column, however, that trading...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian Hockey Player Celebrates Goal By Sliding On Head Across Ice (Video)

The hockey goal celebration game was recently taken to an entirely different level, in Australia of all places. Ric Del Basso scored a game-winning shootout goal on Saturday night for the Perth Thunder in Australian Ice Hockey League action. That was cause for celebration, and Del Basso upped the ante when it comes to celebratory antics. After netting the game-winner, Del Basso skated...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Show Faith In Young Defenders By Cutting Tommy Kelly, Veterans

The New England Patriots swapped valuable veteran experience for untested youth on Sunday when they reportedly released defensive linemen Tommy Kelly and Will Smith and linebacker James Anderson. The Patriots might have pulled a rare move by showing their hand with a couple of injuries, as well. Defensive linemen Chris Jones (ankle) and Sealver Siliga (wrist) have missed the last...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wally Surprises NESN’s Gary Striewski With Pie In The Face (Video)

It’s all fun and games until NESN’s Gary Striewski takes a pie to the face — and then things get really fun. While Gary was wrapping up Sunday’s “NESN Clubhouse” episode outside Fenway Park, Wally the Green Monster was wrapping up his plan to ruin the host’s hair. The Red Sox mascot came in hot and shoved a big ol’ pie in Gary’s face, who wasn’t expecting the...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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