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Jon Lester Sinks Hole-In-One With Cubs Teammates In Arizona (Photo)

Everything’s turning up Jon Lester. The new Chicago Cubs ace is already down in Arizona preparing for his first spring training in the desert, and he couldn’t have asked for a much better start to the season. Lester spent Wednesday golfing with fellow Cubs pitcher Travis Wood, coach Eric Hinske and the Tampa Bay Rays’ Evan Longoria when he sunk a hole-in-one at the seventh...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Stewart Played Soccer In College, Once Scored Game-Winner Vs. UConn

Could Jon Stewart be leaving “The Daily Show” to pursue a career in soccer? Probably not, but what many people don’t know about the iconic comedian/political pundit is that he used to play soccer. He actually played in college at William and Mary, and thanks to some digging from the Hartford Courant, we know Stewart was once a star on the pitch for at least a day. The Courant...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars’ Antoine Roussel Suspended Two Games For Cross-Checking Adam McQuaid

Antoine Roussel is about to take a little vacation. The Dallas Stars forward was suspended two games for a cross-check to the throat area of Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Thursday. The incident occurred in the first period Stars’ 5-3 win over the Bruins on Tuesday in Boston. McQuaid appeared to challenge Roussel to a fight...
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Miami Searching For Road Win Against Struggling Boston College

The free-falling Boston College Eagles have tumbled into the basement in the ACC standings following their 70-56 loss to the Syracuse Orange, failing to cover as two-point home underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The straight-up loss dropped the Eagles’ record to 9-14 overall, and a brutal 1-9 in conference play, and marked the squad’s third against-the-spread loss...
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Matt Harvey: A-Rod's return 'good for baseball'

By Ricky Doyle There are a lot of people who would like for A-Rod to just go away. Matt Harvey is not one of them. Harvey has been keeping tabs on Alex Rodriguez’s situation with the New York Yankees amid his own recovery from Tommy John surgery. The New York Mets ace is prepared to welcome A-Rod back to baseball with open arms, even if the slugger will go down as one of the...
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Relentless New England Snow Blankets Fenway Park, Gillette Stadium (Photos)

It’s been snowing lately in New England. Like, a lot. That’s no news to New Englanders who have been hit over the head with a relentless onslaught of winter weather in past weeks. Boston continues to set records when it comes to snowfall, and it looks like there’s no end in sight. The wild snow accumulations have been felt across the region, some worse than others — just...
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Phillies GM: Team has received four 'real' offers for Cole Hamels

By Ricky Doyle The Philadelphia Phillies have yet to trade left-hander Cole Hamels. It doesn’t mean there aren’t proposals floating around. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury on Wednesday that eight teams have “kicked the tires” on Hamels. Salisbury dug deeper to discover how many “real” offers the Phillies have received for...
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Patriots Fans Crash Team’s Super Bowl Party, Have Time Of Their Lives

The New England Patriots might have won Super Bowl XLIX on the field, but four Boston transplants now living in Los Angeles certainly won the day off the gridiron. The crew of diehard New England fans lived the Patriot dream as they road tripped to Arizona for the big game, partied with Rob Gronkowski’s brothers at a bar they got kicked out of three separate times, and oh yes...
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Islanders’ Matt Martin Takes Photo Behind Unsuspecting Fan Wearing His Jersey

One New York Islanders fan is kicking himself after failing to realize how close he was to one of his favorite players. Islanders forwards Michael Grabner and Matt Martin decided to take a little trip to the mall Wednesday, and what transpired was pretty funny. The two players stumbled across an unsuspecting Isles fan and had a little fun. The fan happened to be wearing a Martin...
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Derek Jeter’s Girlfriend, Hannah Davis, Pokes Fun At Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Derek Jeter’s girlfriend, Hannah Davis, not only is smoking hot. She has a sense of humor, too. Davis, now a household name after landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Swimsuit Issue, joined Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” this week to discuss several topics, including her growing popularity. The model also poked fun at Fallon for the host’s antics during...
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50 Cent: Mayweather 'scared to death' to fight Pacquiao

By Ricky Doyle Not everyone is sold on the idea of Floyd Mayweather fighting Manny Pacquiao. While there’s been talk that Mayweather and Pacquiao might finally square off, rapper 50 Cent is pessimistic about the chances of seeing the much-hyped superfight. 50 Cent’s reservations — expressed to Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix this week — stem from his opinion of Mayweather...
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Peyton Manning Taking Paycut Might Be Best Move Veteran QB Can Make

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos could soon enter a staredown. The two sides have been together for several years now and have experienced varying levels of success. What they’ve yet to achieve, however, is a Super Bowl win, and they could be soon approaching a crossroads. The marriage is in jeopardy, at least looking at it from the outside. Manning...
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Patriots’ 2015 Tight End Outlook: High-Priced Free-Agent Tight Ends Available

Editor’s note: NESN.com will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the tight ends. The comparisons were inevitable. Tim Wright is an undersized tight end, wearing No. 81 who creates mismatches with his athleticism not strength. But those who expected Wright to be Aaron Hernandez — the player, not the person...
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Vikings Would ‘Love’ Adrian Peterson Back, According To Team President

Minnesota Vikings ownership has broken its silence on Adrian Peterson. Team president Mark Wilf on Wednesday made the ownership group’s first public comments regarding the controversial star running back, and he admitted the team is open to having Peterson return. In fact, the Vikings would “love” to keep Peterson in Minnesota. That seemed to be...
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Bill Belichick Taunts Colts-Fan David Letterman: ‘It Was Only A 38-Point Win’

Bill Belichick might have smiled more in his appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” than in all of 2014 combined. The New England Patriots head coach was funny and laid back in his talk show appearance, and some of his best moments came when he was taunting Letterman, a huge Indianapolis Colts fan. “You pretty much extinguished my Colts,” Letterman said. “How...
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Hawks Upset Great Momentum-Builder For Celtics Entering All-Star Break

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Atlanta Hawks will be sending four representatives to this year’s NBA All-Star Game. The Boston Celtics, meanwhile, will be sending zero. The Hawks are a surprising juggernaut this season, entering Wednesday with the league’s best record and wins in 20 of their previous 22 games, while the Celtics are a middling squad...
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Celtics Notes: Evan Turner Talks Late-Game Heroics, Unique All-Star Plans

BOSTON — Two of the biggest shots of the Celtics’ season have come off the fingers of Evan Turner. Turner, who last month buried a game-winning 3-pointer to clinch an upset win over the Portland Trail Blazers, played hero again Wednesday night. His floater in the lane with 0.2 seconds to play proved to be the difference in the Celtics’ wildly unlikely 89-88 win over the Atlanta...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Plays Dodgeball At Hockey Game, Has The Best Time (Photos)

The Winter of Gronk is in full swing, and there’s nothing we can do to stop it. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been a busy man since his team won the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. He’s held a puppy on the “TODAY Show,” gone on a snow tubing adventure and spiked a puck so hard at a Boston Bruins game that it went into the stands. The next...
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Evan Turner Sinks Game-Winner As Celtics Rally To Shock Hawks 89-88

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Celtics wrapped up the unofficial first half of their season on the highest of notes Wednesday night. Boston welcomed the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks to TD Garden for their final game before the All-Star break and came away with a stunning 89-88 victory. Evan Turner’s floater in the lane with 0.2 seconds remaining proved...
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Minor league team to mock host with Brian Williams night

By Sam Galanis Brian Williams’ transgressions got him a six-month suspension from NBC, but one Minor League Baseball team is trying to turn them into a profit. The Akron RubberDucks, the Cleveland Indians’ Double-A affiliate, are hosting “Brian Williams’ Pants-on-Fire Night,” poking fun at the “NBC Nightly News” anchor for lying about being in a helicopter that was...
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Richie Incognito Ready For Fresh Start With Bills, Has Become More ‘Self-Aware’

This might be Richie Incognito’s last chance, and no one knows that more than Richie Incognito. The controversial offensive lineman recently was signed by the Buffalo Bills, more than a year after his tenure with the Miami Dolphins ended amid a bullying scandal involving teammate Jonathan Martin. Incognito has avoided the spotlight of late, but he recently...
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Brandon Browner: Tweet About Legion Of Boom Inspired Kanye West Rant

Brandon Browner made headlines before Super Bowl XLIX when he encouraged his New England Patriots teammates to go after Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas’ injuries. Browner was trying not to stir up any further beef with his former Seattle Seahawks teammates Tuesday night, when he began his Twitter rant on Kanye West. “To be honest, a fan had said something about the (Legion...
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Buccaneers Terminate Josh McCown’s Contract, Eye QB In NFL Draft

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have terminated the contract of quarterback Josh McCown, a move Wednesday that clears salary cap space for free agency. The 35-year-old McCown went 1-10 as a starter and had the second-lowest passer rating in the NFL after signing a two-year, $10 million contract with the Bucs last winter. Tampa Bay has the No. 1...
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WATCH: Belichick stonewalls Letterman about Deflategate

By Darren Hartwell You didn’t really think Bill Belichick would let down his guard after winning the Super Bowl, did you? The New England Patriots head coach said his piece on the whole DeflateGate controversy weeks ago and pretty much has shut down all subsequent questions. But perhaps, just maybe, he’d let something slip in the relaxed atmosphere of an upcoming appearance...
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Red Sox Open Registration For Opportunity To Buy Yankees, Opening Day Tickets

If you’re sick of exorbitant prices for the best Boston Red Sox tickets on StubHub, then the team has an opportunity for you. Fans can register for the chance to purchase tickets to Opening Day or to games against the New York Yankees starting Wednesday and continuing through Monday, Feb. 16 at noon. They can also register for the opportunity to but...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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