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Julian Edelman: Tom Brady Doesn’t Have Time For My College Highlight Reels

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman believes he could teach Tom Brady a thing or two about being a scrambling quarterback. Unfortunately, Brady hasn’t shown his friend the time of day. Brady has said multiple times this season that he’s working on his mobility and ability extend plays. He even said Wednesday that he wishes he had some of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew...
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Report: Ex-Yankees Closer David Robertson Seeking ‘Papelbon Money’

David Robertson is looking to take things to another level in free agency. Robertson recently rejected the New York Yankees’ one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer, which would have represented the largest single-season salary ever given to a closer. Now, Robertson is seeking “Papelbon money” in initial talks with teams, a baseball official with knowledge of the discussions...
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Bruins Players Hilariously Photoshopped With Claude Julien’s 1985 Mustache (Photos)

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien’s hockey playing days are behind him, but the facial hair he sported while in the NHL will live on forever. Julien sported a hearty mustache when playing for the Quebec Nordiques in the 1984 and 1986 seasons. Twitter user @c_savage_miller took some time out to photoshop the glorious lip-warmer onto current Bruins players’ faces, and posted...
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Parents Shield Daughter’s Eyes During Hockey Fight At Coyotes Game (Video)

Sometimes the best seats in the house are also the worst seats in the house. Family night at the ol’ hockey game took a turn for the worse just minutes into the first period of Tuesday night’s game between the Phoenix Coyotes and Dallas Stars. Coyotes forward Kyle Chipchurra and Stars defender Brenden Dillon dropped the gloves and started throwing some punches directly in front...
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Colts’ T.Y. Hilton: Patriots Didn’t Want Me To ‘Wreck’ Last Year’s Playoff Game

T.Y. Hilton expects extra attention from the New England Patriots defense Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts wide receiver, who has 937 yards and three touchdown catches on the season, told IndyStar’s Stephen Holder that he knows Patriots coach Bill Belichick has something in mind to limit him in their Week 11 matchup. “You know Belichick always has that...
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Randy Moss Documentary A Reminder Of WR’s Basketball Prowess (Videos)

Randy Moss was a freak athlete. This isn’t new information. But ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary about the former NFL wide receiver, which debuted Tuesday, served as a reminder. Moss once tore up the hardwood alongside former NBA point guard Jason Williams long before carving out a Hall of Fame caliber career as an NFL wide receiver. Moss played with Williams at DuPont High...
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NFL Week 11 TV Schedule Maps: Eagles-Packers Showdown Dominates Late Spot

Two red-hot offenses will meet Sunday as the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles will do battle, and the majority of the country will be able to watch. Mark Sanchez has led the Eagles to two consecutive wins, including a 45-21 stomping of the Carolina Panthers where he threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns in his first regular-season start since December 2012. The Packers...
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MLB Free Agency 2015: Predicting Destinations For Top 10 Players (Photos)

Major League Baseball free agency can get pretty wild. There’s no telling what’s going to happen when top players hit the open market. The 2015 offseason should be especially interesting because there are several players available who could significantly alter a franchise’s fortunes. The MLB general managers meetings are taking place this week in Phoenix. It’s an opportunity...
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Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Calling Lionel Messi Obscene Nickname

Cristiano Ronaldo is mad about Lionel Messi but he’s not angry at his greatest rival. Ronaldo has denied claims that he uses an obscene nickname for Messi. In his book “Messi”, author and pundit Guillem Balague says that Ronaldo often refers to the Argentine as “motherf—-r” when he’s around his Real Madrid teammates, according to the Telegraph. Ronaldo refuted Balague’s...
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WATCH: A young Taylor Swift sings anthem at 76ers game

Raise your hand if thought that crossover music star Taylor Swift is from Nashville, Tenn. Well, to everyone with their hands raised — she’s not. Swift was born and raised in Wyomissing, Penn., and as a 12-year-old youngster, she sang the national anthem at a 2002 Philadelphia 76ers game at the former First Union Center, current Wells Fargo Center. Lucky for us, there’s...
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Bill Belichick: Colts’ Andrew Luck Is A ‘Complete Quarterback’

FOXBORO, Mass. — There isn’t much that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck can’t do, according to Bill Belichick, who knows a thing or two about elite signal-callers. The New England Patriots head coach heaped high praise on Luck during his conference call with the Indianapolis media Wednesday. “He’s got an excellent arm, can make all the throws, got a lot of poise...
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Zach Trotman Among Reasons Bruins Still Headed In Right Direction (Podcast)

Blue-liners Zdeno Chara, David Warsofsky, Torey Krug and Kevan Miller are all injured, yet the Bruins have still managed to win five consecutive games after completely a 4-0-0 homestand. Zach Trotman and Joe Morrow have been pleasant surprises, filling the defensive void nicely. First-line center David Krejci will miss at least the next two games due to injury, so the road ahead...
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Chris Snee: Nick Mangold Deserves Game Ball For Defending QB Vs. Steelers

The New York Jets might have come away with a win Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they were none too pleased following the game. With the Jets lining up in the victory formation to seal their 20-13 victory, Steelers safety Mike Mitchell decided to make things interesting as he launched himself over the offensive line in an attempt to strip the ball from Michael Vick....
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‘Tosh.0′ Rips ESPN With Hilarious ‘Sport Science’ Parody (Video)

Daniel Tosh didn’t take too kindly to ESPN’s newest video segment. ESPN recently introduced its “Awesome Video Segment,” which shares many similarities with Tosh’s “Web Redemption.” “Web Redemption” segments are based on popular videos of people’s embarrassing mess-ups. People are invited onto “Tosh.0″ to redeem themselves and correct their miscues. ESPN’s...
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Joe Johnson Calls Nets ‘Selfish,’ Says Teammates Only ‘Pass When They Have To’

Joe Johnson isn’t satisfied with his team’s efforts so far this season. The Brooklyn Nets are 4-2, but their inability to move the ball efficiently is a cause for concern, according to the 13-year veteran shooting guard. “I just think guys kind of exhaust their options and then when there’s nothing else for them, then they’ll pass it when they have to,” Johnson told...
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Patriots Practice Report: Brandon LaFell Returns From Reported Illness

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell must have been feeling better Wednesday after missing the New England Patriots’ previous practice with a reported illness. The Patriots wide receiver returned to practice, which was held in the Dana-Farber Field House, as New England prepares to play in the Indianapolis Colts’ domed Lucas Oil Stadium. LaFell reportedly was suffering from strep...
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Daniel Sturridge Returns To Liverpool Practice After Calf Injury

Daniel Sturridge is on the road to recovery and he can’t return to action soon enough for Liverpool. Sturridge practiced with his Liverpool teammates Wednesday for the first time since suffering calf and thigh injuries, which have sidelined him since early September. If all goes well, Sturridge could feature in Liverpool’s next game — a Premier League encounter on Nov. 23 at...
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Rajon Rondo ‘Fully Cleared’ To Play Wednesday Vs. Thunder; Marcus Thornton Out

Now, it might be the Oklahoma City Thunder’s turn to be screwed. Rajon Rondo was “fully cleared” to play against the Thunder on Wednesday night after having three screws removed in his surgically repaired left hand. Rondo missed the Boston Celtics’ previous game to have the procedure done Saturday. The Celtics won’t be entirely back at full strength...
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Patrice Bergeron, Bruins Aim To Continue Dominance Over Leafs

When Toronto Maple Leafs fans go to bed on the night before a game against the Boston Bruins, they might have nightmares involving Patrice Bergeron. Of course, it was Bergeron who scored the tying goal in the final minute of regulation in Game 7 of the 2013 Bruins-Leafs first-round playoff series. He then tallied the game-winner in overtime to cap a historic comeback — Boston...
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Alex Rodriguez Needs To Win Job With Yankees, GM Brian Cashman Says

Alex Rodriguez isn’t going to be handed a job. Rodriguez’s season-long suspension ended in October. The New York Yankees owe him $61 million over the next three seasons. General manager Brian Cashman still is exploring third base alternatives, though, and A-Rod will need to earn his playing time in 2015. “Alex is going to come in and compete — compete for at-bats, compete...
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Tom Brady: Patriots Will Be Watching Ryan Mallett-Brian Hoyer Matchup

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots will be entertained by two former teammates as they sit around and wait for their Sunday Night Football matchup with the Indianapolis Colts this week. Former Patriots backup quarterbacks Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer will square off at 1 p.m. when the Houston Texans travel to play the Cleveland Browns. Mallett will make his first start...
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Tom Brady: Colts’ Andrew Luck ‘Does A Lot Of Things I Wish I Could Do’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady probably has never clocked a 4.59-second 40-yard dash, even with the wind at his back while running downhill. That speed and athleticism, combined with a big, accurate arm, is what makes Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck such a rare entity. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound signal-caller plays like he was built in Madden’s create-a-player mode. No receivers...
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Kevin Love-Kyrie Irving Mustache Handshake Prompts Statement From Cavs

Where there’s smoke, there sometimes isn’t fire. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving debuted a rather interesting handshake Monday following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. The celebration prompted the Cavs to issue a statement explaining what exactly the duo was doing. Many interpreted the celebration (see below) as Love and Irving miming smoking...
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Jay Gruden: 3-6 Reskins ‘Just So Close To Being 7-2′

Jay Gruden thinks they Washington Redskins are way better than they actually are. The Redskins are 3-6 and last in the NFC East coming off of a bye week, but the Redskins coach prefers to see the silver lining in the situation. “When you go back and you look at what’s going on, being 3-6, you look at the six losses and there’s a play here and a play there and we’re just so...
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Jermaine Wiggins Plays ‘Fact Or Fiction’ For Patriots-Colts Matchup (Video)

The New England Patriots will visit Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday to take on the Indianapolis Colts. The playmaking abilities of Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton aren’t in any doubt, but there’s still plenty of questions surrounding the Week 11 matchup. Would you trade Tom Brady for Luck right now? Football analyst Jermaine Wiggins answers that question...
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