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Jared Sullinger Credits His Brothers for Learning to Concentrate on Shot Instead of 'Scrapes All Over Your Arms'

Jared Sullinger may have battled injuries, but don't expect him to cry about them. The new Celtics forward has a history of getting knocked to the ground, but he's consistently gotten back up. Sullinger scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds in 24 minutes in his Celtics debut during summer league action in Orlando on Monday. The Ohio State product was impressive in Boston...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Camby Returning to New York in Houston Rockets' Trade with Knicks

HOUSTON -- Marcus Camby is returning to New York, while the Houston Rockets continue to reshape their roster. The 38-year-old Camby agreed Monday to rejoin the Knicks in a deal that sends three players and two second-round draft picks to Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither team has announced...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss
'LITTLE POOPIES'

George Brett discusses MLB Futures game

George Brett is impressed with Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and the other talented youngsters Major League Baseball currently has to offer. According to the Royals great, however, the next wave of talent is something special. Brett, the 2012 All-Star Game's All-Star Ambassador, had the opportunity to manage the U.S. squad at the MLB Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, and...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Learns Firsthand How Other Factors Can Sideline Major League Pitchers

Clay Buchholz assumed it was just a stomach virus. Two weeks ago, the Red Sox pitcher laid down in the team clubhouse, attempting to fight through pain in his stomach. He soon realized it wasn't a typical ailment. "[I] woke up a couple times in the middle of the night to use the restroom. Right when I stood up, got really light-headed and thought I was going to pass out...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB All-Star Game Live Blog: Matt Cain, Justin Verlander Square Off With Home-Field Advantage at Stake

8 a.m. ET: This time, it still counts. The 83rd Major League Baseball All-Star game gets underway from Kauffman Stadium tonight in Kansas City, where the National League will try to keep their two-year winning streak alive and keep home field advantage in the World Series for one more season. Last year, Prince Fielder took home MVP honors for the NL All-Stars after launching a three...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Best Living Red Sox Alums Put Head-to-Head by WEEI Personality, Sox Spanish Broadcaster

Every year, members of the media who cover the Yankees pick an all-time squad, the only stipulation be that all players must still be living. Why shouldn't the Red Sox get into the act? The Boston version does have a little twist -- two teams were drafted by Red Sox Spanish announcer Uri Berenguer and WEEI's Mike Mutnansky in a psuedo competition to see who could put together...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Pizza, Air Guitar and Dancing Make NESN's Jerry Remy One of Best Broadcasters in Sports

Many retired athletes go on to stay involved in their respective sports post-retirement. Some choose to be coaches, managers or scouts, but many end up in the broadcast booth -- like NESN's own Jerry Remy. Remy has been in the NESN broadcast booth for Red Sox telecasts since 1988, and with Don Orsillo since 2001. Not only have these two become the most entertaining broadcasters...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford's Return May Not Guarantee Red Sox Spot in Playoffs (Video)

The Red Sox have been struggling to stay above .500 all season and they enter the All-Star break at 43-43. Now that the first half is over, there's only one thing on everyone's mind: who's going to make the playoffs. Injured outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carl Crawford are continuing their rehab assignments and will hopefully be joining the big club shortly. But their...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
WHAT CAN'T HE DO?

Gronk crushes 320-ft. HR, wins Celebrity Derby

Rob Gronkowski is used to scoring touchdowns out on the football field, but on Monday night he took his talents to the baseball diamond instead. Gronkowski was a guest participant in the Triple-A celebrity Home Run Derby in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. And in typical Gronk fashion, he put on quite the show. The Patriots tight end, wearing a special No. 87 All-Star jersey, slammed...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles' Dion Lewis Arrested For Pulling Fire Alarm After Being Locked Out of Hotel

As Dion Lewis knows, nothing is worse than getting locked out of your hotel late at night. But, as Lewis apparently doesn't know, pulling the fire alarm is not the best way to try and get back in, according to ESPN. The Philadelphia Eagles running back and his brother, Lamar Lewis, were arrested early Saturday morning after pulling the fire alarm at an Albany, N.Y. area hotel...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Shane Doan Could Set Off Unique Bidding War As Coyotes Captain Is Ready to Start Fielding Offers

The NHL is more than a week into its free agency period, and what began as a particularly shallow class has been whittled down even further after the July 1 rush and Minnesota's big splash, landing both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter on July 4. But there is still one name drawing plenty of attention, even if Shane Doan would just as soon stay out of the free agent spotlight. He&...
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Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka Signings Show China's Rising Power in World Soccer

Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you've noticed that some very big names in international soccer have recently announced that they would be leaving Europe -- not for North or South America, the Middle East or even Japan -- but for China. UEFA Champions League hero Didier Drogba's decision to sign on with Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League (CSL...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Embarrassed By Lack of Playoff Experience Around USA Teammates, Says Timberwolves Must 'Win Now'

Kevin Love is arguably one of the top 20 players in the NBA. And his selection onto the 2012 USA Olympic team just goes to solidify that argument even further. But while Love is fully embracing the experience with the 11 other elite NBA stars making up the Team USA roster, he has indicated a level of embarassment while spending time with his "super" teammates. The 12 members...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Machiavellian Moment Led Roberto Mancini Down Road to Manchester City Riches

In late February, Roberto Mancini proved that he possesses a mentality fit for an Italian prince. Nearly five months and one Premier League title later, Mancini looks set to live like one for years to come. On Monday, Mancini signed a new contract with Manchester City that will make him the highest-paid manager in the Premier League. The newly minted five-year deal pays him an annual...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Christian Hanson Adds Depth Up Front, Bringing Size and Some 'Slap Shot' Ties to Bruins Organization

The Hanson Brothers aren't bringing their toys to Boston, but someone close to them will be joining the Bruins organization. The Bruins finally waded into the free agent waters on Monday, adding a depth player who could compete for a bottom-six role in Boston. That player also happens to come with quite a hockey pedigree, as center Christian Hanson is the son of Dave Hanson of...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Foundation Hosting "Boston Bruins Harbor Cruise" to Benefit 2012 Pan-Mass Challenge Bike Team

The Boston Bruins Foundation is setting sail and inviting fans to join the ride. Bay State Cruise Lines has partnered with the Boston Bruins Foundation to host the "Boston Bruins Harbor Cruise" on Wednesday, July 25. Fans onboard will have the chance to interact with Bob Sweeney, executive director of the Boston Bruins Foundation, as well as other Bruins alumni. Bruins...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
VIRGIN EARS

Tebow wants no cussin' stylist

According to a report, Tim Tebow had one request during his grooming outing prior to the ESPYs.  And it wasn't how he wanted his hair cut.

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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Matthew Evans Joins David Beckham, Wayne Rooney Among English Goats (VIDEO)

Meet Matthew Evans, the latest England international to lose his cool on the global stage. Competing in the 2013 FIFA Beach World Cup qualifiers, Evans scored a lamentable own goal. With only a handful of spectators on hand, few would have seen his mistake had he not followed it up by rocketing the ball into the head of his Belarusian counterpart. Joining the likes of David Beckham...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Arian Foster Turns Vegan, Wishes People Wanted Peace As Much As Meat

Arian Foster has rushed for nearly 3,000 yards over the past seasons, and the Houston Texans rewarded the running back for his hardwork this offseason with a five-year, $43.5 million contract. Well, now it appears that the 25-year-old workhorse is ready to repay the generosity with a new diet. Foster, who has scored 32 total touchdowns over three NFL seasons, announced over the weekend...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
NO HOPE WITH DOPING

Hope Solo fails drug test

U.S. women's goalie Hope Solo recently tested positive for a banned substance, but only received a public warning from the USADA. 

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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN Networks to Broadcast Liverpool FC Games Against AS Roma and Tottenham Live, NESN Will Re-Air on Following Day

Some Liverpool fans won't make it inside of Fenway Park on July 25 because the friendly against AS Roma sold out weeks ago. Many more won't even make it near the east coast of the United States in late July. But those fans are in luck. On Monday, LFC announced that ESPN Networks will broadcast two games of LFC's North American tour live to a domestic and international...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Robinson's Addition to Coaching Staff Could Prove Sharks' Most Important Move of Offseason

Despite a disappointing showing in the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks have been relatively quiet this offseason. They haven't been big players on the free-agent front or engineered any blockbuster trades. After leaving head coach Todd McLellan's fate up in the air for a couple of long months, they finally announced on June 18 that he would be back for a fifth season behind...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vote: What Grade Would You Give the Red Sox for Their Performance in First Half?

The Red Sox came into this season with high hopes, as they looked forward to putting the brutal memories of last season's collapse in the rearview mirror. While the Red Sox haven't played .350 baseball like they did last September through the first half of the season, they haven't exactly eased tensions among fans. Boston heads to the All-Star break still in the hunt...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Home Run Derby Trivia: How Much Do You Know About the MLB Home Run Derby?

The 2012 Home Run Derby will take place at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night, and it's sure to be an exciting event. The Derby has become a staple in Major League Baseball's All-Star festivities, providing fans with plenty of memorable moments over the years. But how much do you know about the annual midsummer event? Test your Home Run Derby knowledge in the quiz below. How...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips' Gold-Painted Glove Provokes Lawsuit From 'Gold Glove' Creator Rawlings

Brandon Phillips is a three-time Gold Glove winner, but that doesn't mean he is actually allowed to wear a gold glove on the field. Rawlings, who has the naming rights to the Rawlings Gold Glove award, is suing glove manufacturer Wilson for giving the Reds second baseman a glove painted gold to play with. It has "metallic gold-colored webbing, stitching and lettering,"...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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