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Reports: Iker Casillas Agrees To Join FC Porto, Leave Real Madrid After 25 Years

We always thought Iker Casillas and Real Madrid belonged together, but they apparently have come to the end of the road. Casillas has agreed to join FC Porto from Real Madrid, Spanish newspaper Marca reported Wednesday. The clubs have agreed to terms of a transfer for Casillas, who looks set to end his Real Madrid career after 25 years, 17 of which were spent in the first team. Real...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins 2015 Development Camp Preview: Five Players To Watch

The Boston Bruins’ 2015 Development Camp begins next Tuesday, July 14 and concludes Friday, July 14. All on-ice practices are open to the public and held at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. This will be the ninth development camp for the B’s, and it’s also one of the most anticipated camps in years. Among the reasons for the excitement is the expected attendance of all 10 players the...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Tried To Bet UFC $3M He’d Knock Out Chad Mendes In UFC 189

UFC fans know that Conor McGregor is confident. But apparently, he’s confident enough to bet his paycheck on a knockout finish in UFC 189. UFC president Dana White was a guest on “The Jim Rome Show” on Tuesday, and he told the host that McGregor predicted he’d knock Chad Mendes out in the second round of Saturday’s featherweight bout. In fact, the Irishman tried to bet...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell, out of walking boot, supports Jimmy Garoppolo

By Darren Hartwell Brandon LaFell and the New England Patriots will be ready to go in Week 1, regardless of which quarterback is under center. LaFell missed the beginning of New England’s organized team activities in June and was seen sporting a walking boot on his left foot. In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio on Wednesday, though, the wide receiver gave a promising update...
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Mark Cuban, ESPN’s Chris Broussard Have Twitter Feud Over DeAndre Jordan Report

Wednesday was a surreal night in the NBA world, thanks primarily to DeAndre Jordan. Jordan dramatically altered the short- and perhaps long-term future of at least two franchises when he went back on his word to reportedly sign with the Dallas Mavericks and instead re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. The whole saga was much more complicated than that, though. Both teams — including...
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Coyotes, Mikkel Boedker Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a one-year, $3.75 million deal. Boedker filed for salary arbitration on Sunday, but the sides were able to iron out a deal Tuesday before they went before a mediator. The 25-year-old from Denmark has been one of Arizona’s most creative scorers during seven seasons with the team. Boedker had 14 goals...
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Roger Goodell: Tom Brady’s Deflategate Ruling Could Come Next Week

According to Roger Goodell, the wait almost is over. The NFL commissioner has yet to rule on Tom Brady’s appeal after the New England Patriots quarterback made his case more than three weeks ago. At a media and tech conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, though, Goodell told CNBC’s Julia Boorstin that could change in the near future. A ruling on #DeflateGate is coming soon- could...
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Mark Cuban Claims DeAndre Jordan Didn’t Speak To Him At All Wednesday

It didn’t take long, but Mark Cuban has started to weigh in on the DeAndre Jordan saga, and it sounds like there’s plenty more to come. The Dallas Mavericks owner likely isn’t in a very good mood Thursday after Jordan went back on his word after reportedly agreeing to a deal with the Mavericks. Instead of following through and signing with Dallas, Jordan got cold feet and ultimately...
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Boston Bruins Announce 37-Player 2015 Development Camp Roster

The Boston Bruins released a 37-player roster on Wednesday for their 2015 Development Camp. The roster is subject to change, however. Development camp will take place from Tuesday, July 14 through Friday, July 17 at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass. This camp is an opportunity for the organization’s prospects and recent draft picks to familiarize themselves with the Bruins culture...
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Carl Edwards’ ‘Minions’ No. 19 Toyota Toast Of NASCAR In Kentucky (Photos)

The Minions are awesome, driving fast is awesome and NASCAR night racing is awesome. Given those three incontrovertible facts, Carl Edwards’ stock car for this weekend’s race defies superlatives. Edwards’ No. 19 Toyota will be decked out with everyone’s favorite “Despicable Me” underlings for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. By the looks of...
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Andy Brickley: Matt Beleskey’s Future Looks Bright With Bruins (Video)

Matt Beleskey is excited to be playing for the Boston Bruins. The feeling is mutual. The 27-year-old signed a five-year contract with Boston last week, giving the B’s a solid boost at the forward position. Speaking to reporters after inking the deal, Beleskey said Boston is an “extremely attractive place to be,” and that the Original Six squad’s reputation precedes it. That...
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Mavs’ Chandler Parsons Had Fantastic Tweet During DeAndre Jordan Saga

DeAndre Jordan is heading back to Los Angeles, and that means the Dallas Mavericks are left picking up the pieces. Despite the fact that Jordan reportedly agreed to a deal with the Mavs, he had a change of heart Wednesday and ultimately signed a new contract to return to the Clippers. The entire ordeal played out via Twitter, which made for some high-level entertainment, including...
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DeAndre Jordan Spurning Mavs For Clippers Has Implications For Celtics

DeAndre Jordan reportedly backing out on the Dallas Mavericks to return to the Los Angeles Clippers is good for the Clips, bad for the Mavs and just plain weird to everyone else. But what about the Boston Celtics? Well, it’s not quite as simple as calling it “good” or “bad” — but it’s probably good. This whole ridiculous saga does indeed impact the Celtics, who own...
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Robert Kraft, Roger Goodell spotted together at conference

By Darren Hartwell If one photo is any indication, the relationship between Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell is alive and well. The New England Patriots owner and NFL commissioner both were in attendance at an annual media and tech conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, which attracts some of the biggest billionaires and moguls in the country. CNBC reporter Jess Golden has proof, as she...
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Paul Pierce’s Hilarious Tweets Were Best Part Of DeAndre Jordan Saga

Paul Pierce has plenty of NBA experience. Twitter experience? Not so much. The Internet found that out in hilarious fashion Wednesday night in the midst of the ridiculous battle between the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks for the services of big man DeAndre Jordan. Reports that Jordan was having second thoughts about signing his agreed contract with the Mavs sparked a...
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DeAndre Jordan Spurns Mavs, Signs With Clippers In Reported Max Deal

DALLAS — DeAndre Jordan gave the Dallas Mavericks his word. Then he gave the Los Angeles Clippers his signature. After a Clippers contingent including Blake Griffin, J.J. Redick, Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers descended on Jordan’s home in Houston on Wednesday night for a last-ditch push to keep their defensive pillar, Jordan backed out of a verbal agreement with the Mavericks to...
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David Ortiz: 'Hell no' I don't want to play more first base

By Zack Cox David Ortiz has lined up at first base in two of the last three Boston Red Sox games, and the results have been positive. The Red Sox have won both, and Ortiz has fielded his position without incident. So, does that mean the 39-year-old designated hitter would be up for flashing the leather on a more regular basis? Um, not exactly. “Hell no,” Ortiz told reporters...
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Rick Porcello Stumbles, But Doesn’t Crumble As Red Sox Stay Red Hot

BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Wednesday’s game that Rick Porcello would need make three or four “big pitches” for the right-hander to have any chance of escaping the brutal funk he’d been mired in. The biggest of all came in the fourth inning. After the Red Sox hing four runs on the Miami Marlins in the bottom of the third, Porcello, who’d put two...
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Watch Invicta FC 13 Online: Cris Cyborg, Faith Van Duin Headline (Live Stream)

Invicta FC 13 is rapidly approaching. The UFC fight, which features up-and-coming fighters, will take place Thursday and features seven matches with Cris Cyborg and Faith Van Duin headlining the main card. Cyborg and Van Duin both made weight at the 145-pound threshold ahead of Thursday’s fight. Here are the seven matches scheduled for Thursday’s fight, with their weigh-in results...
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How To Watch Wimbledon Online: Semifinal Action (Live Stream)

Tennis’ third grand slam is coming down to the wire. The 2015 Wimbledon Championship began last month in England, with the best players in the world aiming to win the prestigious tournament. Serena Williams continued her quest for a calendar Grand Slam by knocking off older sister Venus on Monday, while men’s favorite Novak Djokovic advanced to the semifinals on Wednesday. The...
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Rick Porcello: ‘It Feels Great To Contribute In A Positive Way’ (Video)

Rick Porcello is finally in the win column. Porcello earned his first W in almost two months on Wednesday with a shaky but effective performance in the Boston Red Sox’s 6-3 win over the Miami Marlins. With catcher Ryan Hanigan behind the plate, Porcello delivered six innings allowing just two earned runs. Miami certainly had its chances, as they got to Porcello for eight hits and...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Dustin Pedroia’s Return Date Uncertain; Mike Napoli Sits Again

BOSTON — The Red Sox on Wednesday won their fourth consecutive game for the first time this season. The other teams to reel off four-game winning streaks this year? Well, all of them. That’s right: Before their 6-3 win over the Miami Marlins, the Red Sox were the only team in Major League Baseball that had yet to reel off four victories in a row. But if Boston continues on its...
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Tom Brady No. 3 On NFL Top 100 Players List; Rob Gronkowski No. 10

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are two of the top 10 players in the NFL. But you already knew that. Brady and Gronkowski landed in the third and tenth positions of the NFL Top 100 players list, respectively, as revealed Wednesday. Gronk finished first among tight ends. The next-closest tight end was the Seattle Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham at No. 31. Brady finished second among quarterbacks...
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Red Sox Wrap: David Ortiz’s Big Night Powers Boston To Fourth Straight Win

BOSTON — You won’t find a much hotter team in baseball right now than the Boston Red Sox. Determined to gather as much momentum as possible leading up to next week’s All-Star break, the Red Sox picked up their fourth consecutive win Wednesday night, dropping the Miami Marlins 6-3 to sweep the teams’ two-game series at Fenway Park. GAME IN A WORD Rolling. With the victory...
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Poll: Which Giants Injury Was Stranger — Plaxico Burress or Jason Pierre-Paul?

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly had a finger amputated Wednesday after a fireworks mishap last weekend. But, despite this freak accident, the Giants unfortunately are no strangers to weird injuries. In 2008, star wide receiver Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg when his concealed firearm shot off in his pants. Burress was later convicted...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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