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Jamie Collins, Logan Ryan Move Up New England Patriots’ Depth Chart

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ depth chart looks a lot different during AFC Championship week than it did in Week 1. Gone are the Jerod Mayos and Rob Gronkowskis and in their place are rookies and castoffs. Yet, the Patriots are fighting for their eighth appearance in a Super Bowl as they plan for the Denver Broncos. It seems like the depth chart changes week to...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kate Upton, Justin Verlander Appear To Be ‘On’ Again, Take In Flyers Game Together (Photo)

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton somehow always finds herself the talk of the sports world, whether it’s getting golf lessons from Arnold Palmer or doing a photo shoot with the Atlanta Braves’ B.J. and Justin Upton for SI, Upton seems to be all about sports. More frequently, though, it’s Upton’s love life that is highlighted since she started dating on-off boyfriend...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN broadcast schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 14.

« Mon, Jan 13, 2014 Wed, Jan 15, 2014 » Tue, Jan 14, 2014 Start Title Airing 12:00am Paid Programming 4:00am Sports Today (:15) 6:00am Dennis and Callahan Morning Show LIVE 9:00am Paid Programming ...
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Jerryd Bayless Should Start At Point Guard and Other Takeaways from Celtics’ Loss to Rockets

Jerryd Bayless The Boston Celtics needed a spark off the bench to make a comeback attempt against a talented Houston Rockets team on Monday night and they got one from veteran point guard Jerryd Bayless. Bayless was recently acquired from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that included Courtney Lee going from Boston to Memphis. The Celtics are his fifth team in six years, but if...
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Brandon Spikes’ Agent Says Patriots Linebacker Did Not Agree to Be Placed on Injured Reserve

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes‘ agent addressed some reports about his client on Monday night. Spikes’ agent, Gary Uberstine, released a statement to the media, saying Spikes did not agree to be placed on injured reserve by the Patriots. There were multiple reports on Saturday morning that it was a mutual decision by New England and Spikes to end the fourth-year...
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Jerry Lawler Butchers Michael Hoomanawanui’s Name As Patriots Appear on WWE’s ‘Monday Night Raw’ (Video)

It takes a certain degree of training to correctly pronounce New England Patriots tight end Michael Hoomanawanui‘s last night. Monday Night Raw color commentator Jerry Lawler clearly has not practiced. “The King” butchered Hoomanawanui’s last name when introducing the tight end, who was sitting ringside at the WWE event with Patriots fullback James Develin and tight...
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Canucks, Kings Combine For 53 Minutes Of Penalties In Wild First Period (Video)

To say that the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings don’t like each other might be a bit of an understatement. The Pacific Division rivals squared off Monday night and they wasted no time getting after it. In what was the first of many, many penalties to come, Vancouver’s Zack Kassian was sent off for hooking just nine seconds into the game. Kassian took down Dustin Brown who...
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Avery Bradley’s Development a Bright Spot in Boston Celtics’ Rebuild

In a season filled with losses, disappointment and inconsistency, one constant bright spot for the Boston Celtics has been the impressive development of shooting guard Avery Bradley. Bradley was the team’s best player in Monday’s 104-92 loss to the Houston Rockets with a team-high 24 points, 14 of which came in the first quarter to help Boston take an eight-point lead after 12...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Hope Momentum From Win Against Sharks Will Carry Over Against Maple Leafs (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ West Coast swing didn’t go as well as they hoped, but they made sure they ended their road trip on a positive note, securing a win over the San Jose Sharks. After facing three tough California teams, the B’s return to action Tuesday when they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Although their division rivals currently sit in fifth place in the Atlantic, the...
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Orioles Sign Delmon Young To Minor-League Contract; Invite Jack Cust To Minicamp

The Baltimore Orioles signed outfielder Delmon Young to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Monday. The free agent, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft, batted .260 with 11 home runs and 38 RBIs in 108 games with two teams last season. After being released by the Philadelphia Phillies in August, Young was picked up by the...
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Mike Tomlin Said ‘Obviously’ 322 Times During Press Conferences in 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin obviously has a favorite word. Andrew McGill of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has done some number crunching after reviewing Tomlin’s press conferences over the years and he determined that the head coach used the word “obviously” a whopping 322 times during the 2013 season. That large number averages out to about 20 uses of the adverb...
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Colorado Brewery Sends Peyton Manning Beer After Bud Light Incident (Photo)

Hold your Clydesdale’s Bud Light, Colorado breweries aren’t going to give up Peyton Manning so easily. After Sunday’s AFC divisional playoff win over the San Diego Chargers, the Denver Broncos quarterback presumably angered the locals when he passed over some regional alcoholic beverages of choice and revealed that the only thing on his mind was going home and drinking a Bud...
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Clayton Kershaw, Not Masahiro Tanaka, Should Be Dodgers’ Top Priority

The Los Angeles Dodgers should think long and hard before going “all-out” on Masahiro Tanaka. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported last week that the Dodgers made clear they won’t be outbid for Tanaka, who is free to sign with any Major League Baseball team. But while adding Tanaka would make the Dodgers’ rotation even more daunting, Los Angeles’ top priority should be...
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San Diego Chargers Have Shown Blueprint to Slowing Broncos Offense

Could Sunday’s AFC Championship Game be the final meeting between future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady? It’s possible. Manning will undergo an exam on his surgically repaired neck in March and should that test indicate Manning has an increased risk of injury to the neck, he could be forced to retire. Thus NFL fans should cherish the 15th meeting between...
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Ken Whisenhunt Hired By Tennessee Titans As New Head Coach

Ken Whisenhunt has accepted an offer to become the Tennessee Titans next head coach, the team announced Monday. The hiring comes less than 24 hours after Whisenhunt, who served as the Chargers’ offensive coordinator in 2013, watched his season come to an end as San Diego fell to the Denver Broncos in the AFC divisional round. Whisenhunt replaces Mike Munchak, who was fired by...
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Boston Marathon Survivor Runs On Prosthetic Legs For First Time Since Attack (Video)

After losing both of her legs during the Boston Marathon bombings, Celeste Corcoran is showing what it means to be Boston Strong. On Tuesday, the Lowell, Mass., woman ran, swam and even rock-climbed for the very first time since the attack with her new prosthetics. Corcoran spent several days at the Prosthetic and Orthotic Association in Orlando, Fla., where she was fitted for...
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Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Says Rajon Rondo Will Return ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

The Boston Celtics have struggled to a 13-25 record without starting point guard Rajon Rondo, but fortunately for the team, his return could be in the near future. Brad Stevens on Rajon Rondo's return: "I get the impression that it will be sooner rather than later." Gives no definitive date.— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 13, 2014 Boston begins a three-game homestand on Monday...
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Alex Rodriguez Sues Major League Baseball, MLBPA In Effort To Overturn Suspension

Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players’ union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was “clear and convincing evidence” he used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport’s drug investigation. As part of the lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan, the New York Yankees third...
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Vote: Which Denver Receiver Concerns You The Most?

The last time the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos squared off, the Pats staged a ferocious comeback effort to upset their rivals in a soggy Week 12 matchup at Foxboro. Now, when the two meet in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Peyton Manning will be looking to exact revenge. The Broncos quarterback has experienced immense success...
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Xander Bogaerts of Boston Red Sox Named MLB’s Top Shortstop Prospect for 2014

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts gave the world a glimpse of his immense potential in 2013, particularly during Boston’s World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Bogaerts already has at least one honor for this year. Bogaerts was ranked the top shortstop prospect in Major League Baseball for 2014 by MLB.com. Javier Baez (Chicago Cubs), Carlos Correa (Houston Astros)...
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Aaron Hernandez Can’t Watch Patriots Playoff Games In Prison

A year ago, Aaron Hernandez was helping the New England Patriots reach the AFC Championship Game. This time around, he hasn’t even been able to watch the Patriots reach the conference title game — and it isn’t by choice, according to the Boston Herald. The accused killer ins’t allowed to watch any TV at the Bristol County House of Correction in North Dartmouth, Mass., says Bristol...
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Top 10 villains in MLB

Alex Rodriguez‘s fall from grace has been fascinating. It once looked like Rodriguez would cement himself as one of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history. Now, Rodriguez inevitably will leave the game as one of its biggest villains ever. The (almost) universal hatred that surrounds Rodriguez is actually quite impressive. No one in baseball — and perhaps sports...
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Celtics-Rockets Live: Boston Begins 3-Game Homestand Against Dwight Howard, Houston

5:45 p.m.: After a difficult Western Conference road trip in which they went 0-5, the Boston Celtics begin a three-game homestretch on Monday night at TD Garden against a talented Houston Rockets team led by superstars Dwight Howard and James Harden. Following a surprisingly strong start to the year, Boston is becoming what it was expected to be — a bad team likely to finish at...
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Chicago Cubs Unveil Team’s First Official Mascot, Clark, A ‘Young And Friendly Cub’

The Chicago Cubs welcomed a new member to the family on Monday, introducing the team’s first official mascot in modern history. Clark, who is named after Clark and Addison, the intersection where Wrigley Field is located, might not help the Cubs bring a World Series championship back to Chicago, but he will do his part for the community. “The Cubs are thrilled to welcome Clark...
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Broncos Safety Mike Adams Says Julian Edelman ‘Doesn’t Have the Same Ability or Quickness’ as Wes Welker

FOXBORO, Mass. — Add another chip to Julian Edelman‘s shoulder. If the New England Patriots were looking for some bulletin board material, they got some from Denver Broncos safety Mike Adams. The defensive back had some slightly disparaging remarks about the Patriots receiver when asked to compare Edelman to Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker. “I can’t compare the two...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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