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Shane Victorino Placed On 15-Day Disabled List; Daniel Nava Recalled

Things don’t appear to be getting much better for the Boston Red Sox. A day after dropping their eighth consecutive game, the Red Sox announced on Saturday that they have placed Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. To replace Victorino, Boston recalled outfielder Daniel Nava from Triple-A Pawtucket. Victorino came up lame in the ninth inning of...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Jaromir Jagr Throws Temper Tantrum In Penalty Box, Tosses Stick

Jaromir Jagr is leading the Czech Republic at the 2014 World Championships in Belarus, and his team is playing Finland in the second semifinal matchup on Saturday’s schedule. The veteran winger was called for a penalty in the first period, and it was quickly obvious that he did not agree with the referee’s decision. Jagr made his anger known by throwing an epic temper tantrum...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Mike Napoli Not In Lineup For Red Sox Against Rays

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell shook up his lineup on Friday night in an attempt to spark his team’s offense. That attempt failed, as the Sox managed just five hits in a 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, their eighth in a row. Farrell is making even more drastic changes to the batting order on Saturday, as David Ortiz, Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino are all not in the lineup...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Inside Finz (Video)

Finz Seafood & Grill, located on the waterfront in historic Salem, Mass., features a full menu of delicious seafood and a perfect view of the ocean. In this week’s episode of Dining Playbook, Billy and Jenny enjoyed some fresh fish and chatted with owner Steve Carey. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Champions League Final Live: Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid Square Off In Lisbon

12:45 p.m. ET: It all comes down to this. Atletico Madrid faces Real Madrid for the right to call itself the champion of Europe. Lisbon’s Estádio da Luz is the site of the 2014 UEFA Champions League final where Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, the two biggest clubs from Spain’s capital city, meet for the 195 time in their history. Never have the stakes been as high as they are...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook Giveaway: Social Restaurant & Bar

This week’s giveaway features Social Restaurant & Bar in Newton’s Crowne Plaza. This casually upscale spot features a variety of delicious dishes and a full drink menu. Thumbnail photo via socialrestaurantandbar.comFiled under: Dining Playbook, NESN Staff
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Catalyst In Cambridge Boasts Modern Atmosphere, Delicious Food (Video)

NESN’s “Dining Playbook” was at it again this week, sending two lucky diners out to check out the finest Boston-area cuisine. This week’s lucky guests were Peter and Jane Kellogg of Needham, Mass., who ventured to Kendall Square in Cambridge to check out Catalyst. The Kelloggs enjoyed the restaurant’s modern interior design, great service and, most importantly, delicious...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: A.J. Pierzynski Dishes Out His Favorite Foods

Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski works up an appetite on the field, so he needs to find some good places to eat in between games. Here, he goes one-on-one with Jenny Johnson to reveal his meals of choice and his favorite restaurants to visit since moving to the Boston area. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp With ‘Alden & Harlow’ Chef Michael Scelfo

In this episode of Training Camp, Billy heads to Harvard Square to pay a visit to Chef Michael Scelfo and his new restaurant, Alden & Harlow. Billy and Michael cook up a tasty oyster gratin dish and spice it up with a splash of absinthe. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Training Camp
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook Training Camp With Steve And Judy Pagliuca

In this special edition of Training Camp, Jenny hits the kitchen with Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca and his wife, Judy, to cook up a family recipe straight from Italy. Steve shows off some impressive cooking chops and even teaches Jenny some Italian along the way. Check it out in the video above.  Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Training Camp
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducali, The Living Room Among Places To Go Before, During, After Games

If you’re looking for some gourmet pizza and refreshing beer before a Bruins or Celtics game, head down to Ducali in the North End. Located just steps from the TD Garden, Ducali has unique offerings such as the Spinaci and Patate pizzas. If you’re in the mood for fish, check out Legal Seafood’s newest restaurant, Legal Crossing. Located in Downtown Crossing, Legal Crossing...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Russian Coach Threatens Swedish Assistant At World Championships

Russia and Sweden played an intense semifinal game at the 2014 World Championships on Saturday. The Russians earned a 3-1 victory with three unanswered goals after the Swedes opened the scoring just 19 seconds into the first period. Toward the end of regulation, Russian head coach Oleg Znarok made a threatening gesture toward Sweden assistant coach Rikard Gronborg, who fired back...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Shaw Returns To Blackhawks Lineup For Game 3 Against Kings

The Chicago Blackhawks lineup will get a boost for Saturday night’s Game 3 against the Los Angeles Kings with the return of third-line forward Andrew Shaw. Shaw, who’s tallied four points (two goals, two assists) in seven playoff games this spring, has been sidelined for the last seven games because of a lower body injury. His return will force Peter Regin out of the lineup....
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul George Cleared To Play Pacers-Heat Game 3 After Suffering Concussion

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George suffered a concussion and blacked out momentarily after being accidentally kneed in the head by Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade in Wednesday night’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. After going through a series of tests, George has been cleared to play in Saturday night’s Game 3 in Miami. Paul George has been cleared through the NBA...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: There Is No ‘Non-Sensitive Time’ When Discussing Race

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been afraid to speak his mind, even when it comes to embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the sensitive issue of race. Cuban lived up to his reputation on Wednesday in a video interview with Inc.com, speaking about the “prejudices and bigotries” in American society and urging people to recognize their own prejudices...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Best Fights Of UFC 173 Include Renan Barao-T.J. Dillashaw Matchup

The Three Best Fights to Watch at UFC 173 The UFC returns to Las Vegas on Saturday with UFC 173. There are a lot of good matchups on the card but we’ve circled the biggest three that everyone will want to see. Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Ellenberger This welterweight clash could very well end up being the “Fight of the Night,” as both men love to stand and bang. Outside of champion...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Yao Ming, Grant Hill Interested In Buying Los Angeles Clippers

The list keeps getting longer for potential owners of the Los Angeles Clippers, and now it includes two very recent NBA stars. According to a report from ESPN.com, both Grant Hill and Yao Ming are interested in forming separate ownership groups to purchase the team. Hill and Yao join Justin Bieber, Magic Johnson, Rihanna, Oprah, Floyd Mayweather and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Give Their Best Effort In Unfortunate Loss To Rays (Video)

Unfortunate might be the only way to describe the Boston Red Sox’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. The 1-0 defeat was Boston’s eighth straight, but this time, it was actually a great effort on the Sox’s part. John Lackey pitched seven full shutout innings, but ultimately the Rays were able to crack Boston’s relief pitching in a way the Sox could not. The Sox had...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Have Best Secondary On Paper, But Chemistry Will Be Key (Video)

Head coach Bill Belichick made some big moves to the New England Patriots secondary this offseason, and on paper, it looks like it could be the best in the AFC. After losing cornerback Aqib Talib to the Denver Broncos in free agency, the Pats added not one, but two big corners in Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner. Those two help make up what will likely be a strong starting defensive...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Lose Eighth Straight Game Despite Better Showing In Tampa (Video)

The Boston Red Sox were dealt their eighth-straight loss by the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, but it was still a much better showing than the last few games. The 1-0 loss for once wasn’t due to starting pitching — John Lackey pitched seven innings of shutout ball — but rather the offense’s inability to cash in on a strong Rays pitching staff. Ultimately, Sox reliever Burke...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lackey Takes Hard-Luck No-Decision As Red Sox Find New Ways To Lose

A little more than a week ago, Cole Figueroa was in Triple-A. On Friday, he was ducking tacklers on the Tampa Bay Rays, who were trying to chase down the night’s hero. That Figueroa, a 26-year-old rookie who had no major-league experience before the Rays called him up from Durham last week, drove in the game-winning run in Tampa Bay’s 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox shouldn’t...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson Sinks Incredible Putt-Putt Shot At Disney World (Video)

It’s not exactly a stretch to think that a professional golfer would be amazing at miniature golf, but Bubba Watson really took it to the next level at a putt-putt course at Disney World. Watson posted a YouTube video of himself at the course with his buddies. In an attempt to show off, Watson takes a shot at the hole going backwards. And he sinks it. Even though it’s a course...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Use Rapper Wale, Alex Trebek To Defend Their Name

The Washington Redskins have heard the recent outcry over their name, and they have no desire to do anything about it. In a strange series of tweets on Friday, the team showed their defense of the nickname. The first tweet featured a letter from Redskins general manager Bruce Allen to Senator Harry Reid, who spoke out against the name in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Drew Gets Two At-Bats In His First Minor League Appearance

Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew played his first minor league game Friday with the Single-A Greenville Drive after missing 46 games in the majors. The Sox want Drew to get about 25 at-bats in the minors before he joins the team, and that quest started with five innings against the Augusta GreenJackets in Augusta, Ga. That was enough for two at-bats for Drew, who was second...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vote: Do The Patriots Have The Best Secondary In The NFL?

Head coach Bill Belichick showed his ability to adapt to the game this offseason by seriously strengthening the New England Patriots secondary. Belichick added two big cornerbacks in Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner after losing cornerback Aqib Talib to the Denver Broncos in free agency. With Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung, who the team reacquired in the offseason, joining...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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