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Scott Caldwell Scores First Goal, Powers Revolution To 4-0 Win Over RSL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Scott Caldwell scored his first MLS goal and had an assist and the New England Revolution beat Real Salt Lake 4-0 on Saturday. New England (4-2-2) extended its undefeated streak to six games, while Real Salt Lake (2-2-3) lost its second straight. Chris Tierney opened the scoring in the 39th minute. He faked a left-footed shot from...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen Craig: ‘I Was Trying To Be Aggressive And Make A Play For Koji’ (Video)

Saturday was not Allen Craig’s night. With two outs and runners on second and third in a tie game in the top of the ninth, Craig struck out on a bad swing, failing at an opportunity to give the Boston Red Sox a lead. Then, in the 10th inning, Craig dove for a looping liner off the bat of Baltimore’s Adam Jones. While his read looked good, Craig ultimately...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Orioles Notes: Mike Napoli Notches First Homer, 3-Hit Game Of Season

Mike Napoli led the Boston Red Sox with six home runs in spring training, and it took him 18 games to hit his first homer of the regular season. Boston’s first baseman belted a two-run homer off the right field foul pole at Camden Yards to tie the score 2-2 in the top of the second inning in Saturday night’s 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Napoli made contact with the end...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Baltimore Snaps Five-Game Losing Skid With Walk-Off Win

The Boston Red Sox’s comeback fell short Saturday night at Camden Yards with a 5-4 loss in 10 innings to the Baltimore Orioles. Boston tied the game 3-3 in the ninth inning and took the lead when Xander Bogaerts hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning. However, the Orioles scored two runs in the bottom of the inning, including a walk-off homer by David Lough. The win...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddie Gray Protests Reach Camden Yards During Red Sox Game (Videos)

A large group of protestors in the Baltimore area found their way to Camden Yards Saturday night during the game between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles. According to reports, the demonstration was in protest of the death of 25-year-old African-American man Freddie Gray, who suffered extreme spinal injuries earlier this month after being arrested by Baltimore police. Gray...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Says His Arm Strength Is Finally Back To Normal (Video)

Koji Uehara has been very good since coming off the disabled list April 13, so it may come as a surprise that he’s only now really starting to feel better. Uehara spoke with The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham before Saturday’s game in Baltimore, and the two talked about some of the nuances of Uehara’s pitch selection thus far. The 40-year-old closer...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Knows His Role, Even When Not Regularly In Lineup (Video)

Brock Holt has the highest batting average of any Red Sox position player this season. His .424 average is more than 100 points better than the next closest teammate, though it has come in limited playing time. That limited playing time was the topic of conversation before Saturday’s game, as NESN’s Adam Pellerin and Hall of Famer Jim Rice discussed Holt’s contributions to...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Starting Lineup Change Expected For Pivotal Game 4 Vs. Cavs

The Boston Celtics have employed the same starting lineup for 21 of their last 23 games, but a shakeup likely is in store for their pivotal Game 4 matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “When the Celtics opened practice to the media on Saturday, players were stretching to end the session,” ESPN.com’s Chris Forsberg wrote. “Among those in the green practice shirts that typically...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James Nails Ridiculous Full-Court Shot At TD Garden (Video)

LeBron James racked up 31 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals Thursday night at TD Garden, but what he did on the same court two days later was even more impressive. During Cleveland Cavaliers practice Saturday, James fired a shot from just inside the opposite baseline and found nothing but net. This embed is invalid" /> It was a repeat...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Place Shane Victorino On 15-Day DL; Recall Matt Barnes From Triple-A

The Boston Red Sox placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 23, the team announced Saturday. They also recalled right-handed pitcher Matt Barnes from Triple-A Pawtucket. Victorino left Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the fifth inning because of right hamstring tightness. He’s batting .143 (5-for-35) with zero...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Sits, Allen Craig Starts For Injured Shane Victorino Vs. O’s

Brock Holt has arguably been the best player on the Red Sox roster this season. In 10 games, Holt is batting a scorching .424 and hit his first home run of the season Friday night’s 7-5 Red Sox win. Despite the hot start, will not be in Boston’s starting lineup Saturday vs the Baltimore Orioles. John Farrell doesn’t like having to keep Holt out of the lineup, but sees it as...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron: Selke Trophy Nomination ‘Another Huge Honor’

BOSTON — Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is the best two-way forward in the NHL. Therefore, his nomination for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded annually to the league’s best defensive forward, was the least surprising storyline to come out of the recent awards announcements. “It’s definitely another huge honor,” Bergeron said Thursday at TD Garden. “It always...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers: LFC Needs Striker To Rival Daniel Sturridge, Insure Against Injury

Daniel Sturridge will have to fight to retain his status as Liverpool’s main striker next season. Manager Brendan Rodgers said Saturday Liverpool needs to sign another striker, who can rival Sturridge for top billing in the Reds’ attack in 2015-16 and beyond, according to the Liverpool Echo. Injuries have sidelined Sturridge and reduced Liverpool’s attacking threat for most...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watford Goes Bonkers On Bus Celebrating Premier League Promotion (Video)

Here’s a look at that special feeling a group has when it finds it out will compete on one of the soccer world’s biggest stages in a few months’ time. Players from Watford FC were on their team bus Saturday when they learned they had secured promotion to England’s Premier League from the Championship (second division). Watford is the first of three current Championship teams...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Garber: MLS To Expand Beyond 24 Teams, Shun Promotion, Relegtion

NEW YORK — Having committed to reach 24 teams by the end of the decade, Major League Soccer intends to develop additional expansion plans within six months. MLS launched with 12 teams in 1996 and cut to 10 in 2002. There are 20 this year following the additions of New York City and Orlando, and the league already has announced Atlanta and a second Los...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tarek Elrich’s Scores ‘Goal Of The Year’ Candidate In Australia’s A-League (Video)

The goal Tarek Elrich scored Saturday was so good, it’s making headlines not only down under but also up above and everywhere in between. Elrich scored a goal of the year contender for Adelaide United in its 4-1 win over Melbourne City in Australia’s A-League (first division). Elrich scored after embarking on a stunning 75-yard solo dribble, which started well inside his own...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186 Predictions: Demetrious Johnson-Kyoji Horiguchi Highlight Eventful Card

Cover your starches with gravy, boys and girls, it’s time for another French-Canadian version of the Downes Side! Find a comfortable place to lay down because these predictions are going hit you harder than a serving of poutine and a six pack of Molson. If you’re looking for action that can match that calorie count, you’ve come to the right place. UFC 186 comes to you live...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard Plays 500th Premier Legue Game, Joins 11 Others (Photo)

Steven Gerrard has reached another milestone in his glittering Premier League career. Gerrard played his 500th Premier League game Saturday, going 90 minutes in Liverpool’s goal-less draw with West Bromwich Albion. Gerrard became only the 12th player in Premier League history (since 1992) to hit the 500-game mark — a testament to his excellence and longevity. Welcome to the...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins Mourn Passing Of Forward’s Father

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic announced Saturday afternoon via a team statement that his father, Dobro Lucic, passed away Wednesday in Vancouver. “I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver,” Lucic said in the release. “My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring of support from the hockey community, friends and fans from...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Royals, Two White Sox Receive Suspensions For Involvement In Brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox have been fined and six have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl this week. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool-West Brom Wrap: Reds Stutter-Step To Goal-Less Draw With Baggies

Liverpool hopes to outpace its rivals in the sprint to finish line of the 2014-15 Premier League season, but its stutter-step against West Bromwhich Albion at the start of the final stretch cold prove costly. Liverpool played West Brom to a goal-less draw Saturday in an utterly forgettable Premier League game at the Hawthorns. The teams needed three points to advance their respective...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Can’t Keep His Helmet On; Helmet Gets Own Twitter Account

Hanley Ramirez might want to invest in some better fitting headgear. Ramirez and designated hitter David Ortiz went back-to-back against the Baltimore Orioles last night en route to a 7-5 Boston Red Sox win, and the left fielder’s solo shot was so powerful that he swung out of his helmet. When you’re @HanleyRamirez, wearing a helmet on a home run...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith blasts Brady for missing White House visit

By Sam Galanis Stephen A. Smith has a bone to pick with Tom Brady. The ESPN personality tore the New England Patriots quarterback to shreds on Sirius FM’s “The Stephen A. Smith Show” on Friday for skipping the White House ceremony honoring the team for its 2014 Super Bowl win, citing a family commitment. Smith believes Brady disrespected the office of the president and...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Rice to Jim Palmer: 'Quit complaining'

Jim Rice thinks Jim Palmer is throwing stones in a glass house. Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, made headlines recently when he criticized Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after he was ejected for arguing balls and strikes against the O’s. He continued his tirade against Big Papi before Friday’s meeting between the two teams, comparing Ortiz to...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Orioles Notes: Boston’s Offense Continues Strong Start To Season

The Boston Red Sox are on pace to score a ton of runs this season and Friday night’s 7-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards was a good example of why. After being held scoreless through four innings, the Sox offense woke up in the fifth inning with a solo home run from Hanley Ramirez and a three-run homer from David Ortiz. Ramirez has been as good as advertised offensively...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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