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Red Sox’s Pablo Sandoval Mastering Art Of Basketball Trick Shots (Video)

You paying attention, Boston Celtics? Pablo Sandoval, a two-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion, signed a five-year, $95 million contract with the Boston Red Sox this offseason, yet it’s the city’s basketball team that should take notice of the third baseman’s winter workout regimen. Sandoval apparently has mastered the art of basketball trick shots, evidenced...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Might Be Too Much, Too Little For Seahawks

Brandon Browner really doesn’t like small receivers. The New England Patriots cornerback doesn’t want to touch them, because he can’t. “The little guys, the little quicker guys, I have a tendency to have a little problem with those guys because they can duck under my jam at times,” Browner said back in October. Browner likes to face bigger receivers that he can jam, trail...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Makes DeflateGate Joke While Playing ‘Madden’ With Shane Vereen

Richard Sherman couldn’t resist himself. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback is one of the best in the business at what he does, and he’s also one of the NFL’s best trash talkers. He showed Wednesday that trash talk isn’t reserved for only the field. Sherman and New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen will meet up Sunday in the Super Bowl, but first they got together for...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins-Capitals Brawl Puts Bow On Fight-Filled Rivalry Night (Video)

The Washington Capitals beat up on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in more ways than one. In one of the rare “Rivalry Night” games that featured actual rivals, the Caps sent a loud statement with a resounding 4-0 win over the Metropolitan Division foes. In addition to lighting up the Pens on the scoreboard, Washington also tuned up Pittsburgh with its fists. The rough...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Have Plenty To Smile About After Successful West Coast Swing

If we’ve learned one thing about Brad Stevens this season, it’s that he’s not one to celebrate losses. Even when his Boston Celtics have erased massive deficits against far superior opponents, Stevens has not been satisfied with anything less than victory. So, after the Celtics dropped a 110-98 decision to the last-place Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday to finish 3-3 on...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Darrelle Revis, Patriots Haven’t Discussed New Contract Yet

The New England Patriots most likely want Darrelle Revis to sign a long-term deal, but they haven’t gotten around to talking about it. Negotiations between the Pats and the All-Pro cornerback haven’t begun yet, per ProFootballTalk. Revis signed a one-year contract with New England in March that includes a $20 million club option for 2015. Patriots fans...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Evan Turner Hopes To Gut Out Injury Until All-Star Break

The Minnesota Timberwolves carried into Wednesday the NBA’s worst record and a 10-game losing streak on their home floor. None of that seemed to matter against a Boston Celtics team finishing up a grueling six-game Western Conference road trip. The Celtics looked understandably fatigued throughout and never seemed to find a rhythm in a 110-98 loss. Take a gander at some news...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski, Marshawn Lynch Play ‘Mortal Kombat’ With Conan (Video)

One refuses to answer the media’s questions. The other plays for a team that probably wishes he’d do the same. But get Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski in the same room together, and hilarity will ensue. That’s exactly what Conan O’Brien did in a spot for his late-night show, sitting the Seattle Seahawks running back and the New England Patriots tight end down to do battle in...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots At Full Strength, Finding Routine In First Practice In Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz. — The New England Patriots conducted their first practice since arriving in Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX, a two-hour session on Wednesday that coach Bill Belichick saw as significant for getting his team back on a regular schedule following two days without practices. “This Wednesday is kind of like a regular Wednesday, tomorrow will be...
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Report: Broncos To Hire Wade Phillips As Team’s Defensive Coordinator

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Two people with knowledge of the agreement say Wade Phillips is returning to the Denver Broncos as head coach Gary Kubiak’s defensive coordinator. The two spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team didn’t immediately announce the hiring, which was first reported by KDCO-AM and FM Mile High Sports Radio...
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Arda Turan Enraged, Throws Shoe At Referee’s Assistant In Copa Del Rey (Video)

Arda Turan demonstrated a different way to protest a referee’s call or non-call. Turan, 27, exploded in frustration in the second half of Atletico Madrid’s 3-2 loss against Barcelona in the Copa del Rey (Spanish Cup) on Wednesday. The Altetico Madrid playmaker threw his own soccer cleat at the referee’s assistant, who was standing on the sideline. Turan’s bizarre outburst...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tired Celtics Fall To Timberwolves 110-98 To Wrap Up Six-Game Road Trip

The Boston Celtics wrapped up their six-game road trip against the NBA’s worst team, but they were unable to leave the Land of 10,000 Lakes with a victory. Brad Stevens’ squad looked sluggish from the get-go Wednesday night and never managed to find a rhythm, falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 to finish a respectable 3-3 in their jaunt through the Western Conference...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas Fully Participate In Practice

TEMPE, Ariz.—With all 53 players on the active roster and 10 practice-squad members healthy enough to work, the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks opened their practice week for Super Bowl XLIX with their weekly “Competition Wednesday” practice on the campus of Arizona State University. Under threatening skies with temperatures in the...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

USA-Chile Verdict: Team USA Experiments In Loss Vs. ‘La Roja’ In 2015 Opener

The United States men’s national soccer team is experimenting its way to growth in the new FIFA World Cup cycle, but the pains it has felt during the ongoing process are nothing new. The United States lost to Chile by a score of 3-2 in an exhibition game in Rancagua, Chile on Wednesday. Brek Shea and Jozy Altidore gave the Americans the lead before halftime...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman, girlfriend expecting son during SB week

By NESN Regardless of whether the Seattle Seahawks win Super Bowl XLIX, Richard Sherman could have something to celebrate after Sunday. The Seahawks cornerback’s girlfriend, Ashley Moss, is expecting their son within the week, though they’re hopeful that the little guy will be able to wait. According to ESPN, Sherman said Wednesday that a recent doctor’s visit made the couple...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs’ LeBron James Could Miss Several Games With Sprained Right Wrist

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers superstar LeBron James could miss several games with a sprained right wrist sustained during a hard fall against the Detroit Pistons. James, who got hurt while trying to brace himself from the tumble Tuesday night, sat out Wednesday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers and currently is doubtful for Friday’s home game against...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Nine Months After Rotator Cuff Surgery

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn’t believe his career is finished. Bryant is expected to need nine months to recover from his third straight season-ending injury. If Bryant meets...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Meet In Private After Miami Heat Game

A matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather might actually be in the works. Boxing fans went crazy when they saw the two welterweight champions meet at halftime of Tuesday’s Miami Heat game, but it turns out they also met in private later. According to Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz, Mayweather went to Pacquiao’s hotel room to discuss...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL To Air Chilling Domestic Violence Ad During Super Bowl XLIX (Video)

The NFL is using the game’s biggest stage to send another strong message about domestic violence. If you’ve watched any NFL games this season, you’ve likely seen the league’s commercials for its “No More” campaign, in which a number of athletes and celebrities speak out against domestic violence. For Super Bowl XLIX, the NFL will continue the campaign with a powerful...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens: Rising Stars Participation Kelly Olynyk’s Call If Healthy

Kelly Olynyk might not be fully healthy in time to compete in the NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge. But if he is, his coach isn’t about to hold him out. “If he’s ready to play, that’s the trainer’s and Kelly’s call,” Brad Stevens said before Wednesday’s game in Minnesota, via Celtics.com. “… Obviously, there’s no way we’d want him to do it unless he was 100...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowksi’s Party Bus Now Has Its Own Twitter Handle (Photos)

Rob Gronkowski is a pretty social guy. Apparently his party bus takes after its owner. In case you’ve been living under a rock, a Sports Illustrated feature recently revealed that the New England Patriots tight end has his own party bus, which his family transports to his games and undoubtedly has the best time ever. Gronkowski told reporters that the four...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Armstrong: I’d use PEDs again under same circumstances

By NESN Staff If Lance Armstrong could go back in time, he’d do it all again. Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from professional cycling in 2012 for using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, told BBC Sport that he’d use PEDs again under the same circumstances he faced. “If I was racing in 2015? No, I wouldn’t do it...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Super Bowl Injury Report: Tom Brady Practices Fully Despite Cold

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Tom Brady’s cold was not enough to limit his practice participation Wednesday. The New England Patriots quarterback was a full participant in the team’s first Super Bowl XLIX practice in Arizona. The Patriots are using the Arizona Cardinals’ practice facility for the week. Cornerback Brandon Browner (knee) and wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder/toe...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte McKinney Turns Heads In Racy Carl’s Jr. Super Bowl Ad (Video)

Carl’s Jr. is bringing out all the stops for Super Bowl XLIX. The fast food chain known for its juicy burgers and even juicier commercials has released a 30-second commercial for Sunday’s matchup between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. The star of the spot? 21-year-old model Charlotte McKinney. If this ad doesn’t make you crave a quarter-pounder, we don...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics-Minnesota Timberwolves Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics wrap up their spin through the Western Conference on Wednesday as they visit Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Steve Dykes/USA TODAY Sports...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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