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Tom Brady Regrets Decision To Ride Space Mountain At Disneyland (Photo)

Tom Brady is clearly the new social media king, despite insisting on Wednesday that he’s not. Brady’s latest throwback Thursday Facebook post is picture of the quarterback looking more frightened while riding Space Mountain than he does while facing pressure allowed by the 2014 New England Patriots offensive line. Brady looked equally terrified last June riding Tower of...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Eminger Among 10 Bruins Roster Cuts Demoted To Providence

The Boston Bruins are inching closer to dropping the puck on their 2014-15 regular season. The B’s played their preseason home opener at the TD Garden on Wednesday night, skating to a 2-0 win over the Washington Capitals. A day later, they trimmed their roster by 10 players as they count down to opening night. Boston announced Thursday that the following players have been released...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Defense Preventing Big Plays Thanks To Heavy Emphasis In Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — For as bad as the New England Patriots’ offense has been at making explosive plays, their defense has been nearly as good at stopping the deep ball. Tom Brady and the Patriots’ offense have recorded just five passing plays over 20 yards, and their longest run has been for 17 yards. Brady has completed just 1 of 13 passes that has traveled over 20 yards...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Start Seven Rookies For Second Straight Game Vs. Rays

The Boston Red Sox started seven rookies in Wednesday night’s 11-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, marking the first time since 1987 that many youngsters were in the lineup. The youth movement paid off to the tune of a 11-3 victory, and the same number of rookies will be on the field for Thursday’s series finale against the Rays. The six rookie position players combined to go 7...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UEFA To Investigate Liverpool For Possible Breach Of Financial Fair Play Rules

European soccer’s governing body will pour through Liverpool’s books, looking for signs of foul play. UEFA announced Thursday that Liverpool is one of the seven Champions League teams it will investigate for possible breaches of its Financial Fair Play regulations, the Guardian reports. “The CFCB (club financial control body) has opened formal investigations into seven clubs...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

How to watch Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is set to play his final game at Yankee Stadium tonight. The Yankees — who are eliminated from postseason contention — will take on the 2014 American League East champion Baltimore Orioles. Obviously, all eyes will be on the captain as he takes the field in the Bronx once last time. Wondering where you can watch Jeter’s final home game...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Coach Andy Reid Appreciates Players Who ‘Can Do Some Things’

One of the best parts of an Andy Reid press conference — apart from his glorious mustache and his now all-red ensemble that makes him look like the Kool-Aid Man — is hearing which players he thinks can “do things.” From his days with the Philadelphia Eagles to his current job as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, Reid has always loved to talk about players who “can do...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Reid: Massachusetts Native Anthony Sherman Has ‘Cape Cod Toughness’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid might need to study his Massachusetts atlas a little closer. Reid had some high praise for North Attleboro, Mass., native Anthony Sherman, but in complimenting the fullback, he moved him 70 miles south. “He’s got some of that Cape Cod toughness, so he brings it every play,” Reid said. “He’s a tough guy, and you...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake: I Would Collaborate On A Song With LeBron James (Video)

Drake featuring Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James on a new hit track? It sounds crazy, but it’s a possibility. After attending the premiere of James’ new TV show “Survivor’s Remorse,” TMZ asked the rapper if he would ever make a song with the two-time NBA champion. Drake laughed and said, “Always, man. Tell him to get at me.” Maybe Drake was joking, but...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith will 'retire as a Panther' when NFL career is done

Steve Smith has all the respect in the world for the Carolina Panthers, with whom he spent 13 NFL seasons. So even though he now plays for the Baltimore Ravens, the All-Pro wide receiver knows which franchise he’ll most identify with when it’s all said and done. “When that time comes, I’ll be able to walk back in those doors and retire as a Panther and have the respect...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Shaves Liverbird Into Head In Crazy New Haircut (Photos)

If Mario Balotelli’s latest haircut doesn’t horrify Liverpool fans, it might bring him closer to them. Balotelli shaved the iconic Liverbird — the symbol of the city of Liverpool, England — into the side of his head. The Liverbird features on one side, while there are blonde and black streaks on the other side. A blonde mohawk goes down the middle of the Liverpool striker’s...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool To Face Swansea City In Capital One Cup Fourth Round

It’s a near certainty that Liverpool’s 2014-15 Capital One Cup adventure will be intense and enthralling. Liverpool was drawn against Swansea City in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup (Football League Cup) on Wednesday. The game will take place at Anfield either on Oct. 28 or Oct. 29. The winner will advance to the quarterfinals. The Reds drew the Swans one day after their...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Retiring Paul Konerko Thanks Chicago White Sox Fans In Video Tribute

While the majority of the fanfare has been reserved for Derek Jeter’s retirement this year, he isn’t the only standout player hanging up the cleats. Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko, who has spent 16 of his 18 seasons in the majors on the South Side, is also calling it a career. Konerko has been a fixture for the Sox since 1999, and throughout the past decade and a half...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Is For The Ladies, Too (Video)

Io Cyrus remembers waking up at 1 a.m. a few weeks ago for no specific reason. She figured while she was awake, though, she’d check the score of the Arizona Cardinals vs. San Diego Chargers game as they were the late-night marquee matchup on ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Football.’ Her intention was to check the score and head back to bed. However, she ended up watching the rest of...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets Preview: Expectations High After 2013-14 Playoff Appearance

The Columbus Blue Jackets made the playoffs for the second time in franchise history last season and took the Metropolitan Division champion Pittsburgh Penguins to six games before being eliminated in Round 1. It was a season of growth and experience for a young Blue Jackets team full of talented young players at each position. With the division wide open and several of the Blue...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Sealver Siliga Sits Out With Foot Injury

FOXBORO, Mass — Defensive tackle Sealver Siliga has had bad luck with injuries already this season. The third-year pro sat out of New England Patriots practice on Thursday for the second straight day with a foot injury that he suffered in Sunday’s 16-9 win over the Oakland Raiders. Siliga was declared out for the game after suffering the injury in the first quarter of the Week...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Open As Favorite Over Giants On ‘Thursday Night Football’

Washington hosts the New York Giants on Thursday Night Football this week, with the game kicking off at 8:30pm ET. Washington opened as a 6-point favorite but that line has quickly come down to 3.5 points or 4 points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Washington is 5-5 against the spread in its last ten home games, while New York is 4-6 ATS in its last 10 road games. The...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

German Soccer Player Philipp Hofmann Misses Unmissable Goal (Video)

Philipp Hofmann won’t propel Kaiserlauten back to Germany’s Bundesliga (first division) with finishing like this. Hofmann missed an impossibly easy chance to score during Wednesday’s Kaiserlautern-Union Berlin game. Alexander Ring won the ball from a defender and set up the simplest opportunity Hofmann will ever see in the professoinal game. Yet, Hofmann somehow managed to...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Colgate Featured In NESNplus Saturday College Football Slate

NESNplus will have your college football action covered Saturday afternoon, with a doubleheader beginning at noon. While Boston College will be taking on Colorado State at 12:30 p.m. ET on NESN, you can find two more games over at NESNplus. The slate begins with Georgetown and Colgate in a Patriot League matchup at noon, and then at 3:30 p.m. ET, Florida International University...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Adam McQuaid ‘Played A Real Strong Game’ In Win Over Capitals

BOSTON — Adam McQuaid returned to the Bruins lineup Wednesday night against the Washington Capitals for the first time since his team’s loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan. 19 at the United Center. McQuaid, who missed 52 regular-season games and the entire 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs because of quad and ankle injuries, provided the B’s with great energy and physicality right...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Devon Still Gives Pep Talk To Daughter Before Her Cancer Surgery (Video)

Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive lineman Devon Still had some encouraging words for his daughter before she underwent cancer surgery Thursday. Still’s 4-year-old Leah was diagnosed with cancer in June. After he originally retired to spend time with her, the Bengals re-signed Still to the practice squad so he could afford her medical treatments. The Bengals’ pro shop sold thousands...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Comedian Jim Gaffigan has a 'tryout' with the Colts

Jim Gaffigan should stick to bacon and Hot Pockets. The hilarious comedian recently got a chance to spend some time with the Indianapolis Colts, and that apparently didn’t go very well for Gaffigan. He posted a (very fictional) video to Twitter on Thursday morning documenting his “tryout” with the Colts. As you might expect, there was a lot of food involved, and David Letterman...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Celebrates NL West Title By Opening Beers With His Teeth (Video)

Yasiel Puig’s teeth are about as strong as his arm. The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West on Wednesday night, and celebrated accordingly with Clayton Kershaw leading the way on the mound and their star outfielder leading the way in the party trick department. Puig opened two beers in the most Puig way possible, opting to use his teeth to crack ‘em open. ...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 4 Picks: Nick Foles, Eagles’ Undefeated Record On Line Against 49ers

It’s rare for a highly anticipated matchup to live up to its billing like Denver Broncos-Seattle Seahawks did last week, so give Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson credit for delivering on our expectations. Apart from that overtime thriller, though, Week 3 was a relatively straightforward round for picks. All three NESN.com “experts” posted double-digit win totals, even with...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 4 TV Schedule Map: NFC Showdowns On Tap Early And Late

Football fans across America are going to see a lot of the NFC this weekend. Much of the country will be able to see an NFC North divisional matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears starting with the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs, while CBS will have regional coverage of much of the AFC slate. In the later round of games, the Philadelphia Eagles will visit the San Francisco 49ers...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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