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Mo’ne Davis Brings The Heat, Throws First Pitch At Fenway Park (Video)

Mo’ne Davis throws her curveball like Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and her fastball, well, like Mo’ne Davis — even from a major league mound. The 14-year-old took the world by storm last summer when she dominated the competition during the Little League World Series, and again showed off her skills at Fenway Park when she threw out the first pitch Tuesday. Mo...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crash at Tour de France sidelines riders

By David Cunningham A grizzly scene transpired during stage three of the Tour de France on Monday, and five riders were forced to drop out of the competition. With 37 miles left in the stage, French competitor William Bonnet touched wheels with a nearby rider, and all hell broke loose. Bonnet was propelled from his bike into an onslaught of incoming riders, which sparked a domino...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Xander Bogaerts’ Clutch Single Pushes Boston Past Marlins

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts said before Tuesday’s game that winning games was far more important than winning All-Star votes. Then he went and helped himself out in both departments. The Red Sox shortstop went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins at Fenway Park, all of which came on a bases-loaded single in the seventh inning that put Boston ahead...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Newest Boston Bruins Jimmy Hayes, Matt Beleskey Visit Fenway Park (Video)

The Boston Bruins recently acquired wingers Jimmy Hayes and Matt Beleskey via trade and free-agency, respectively, and the two joined NESN’s Tom Caron during “Red Sox First Pitch” on Tuesday. “It’s been very surreal for me,” Hayes, a Dorchester, Mass., native, said when asked about returning to his hometown. “To come back and play for the Bruins is a dream come true...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

USA-Honduras Live: Team USA’s Begins Gold Cup Title Defense Vs. ‘Catrachos’

9 p.m. ET: The United States men’s national soccer team’s march to Russia started in 2013 with victory in that year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, paused for 23 months, and now is set to resume. Team USA takes faces Honduras on Tuesday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tx. The game pits two of the region’s highly rated teams against one another in their respective CONCACAF Gold Cup...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Xander Bogaerts, Jimmy Paredes Star In Tom Caron’s Lineup (Video)

It was very hot and humid at Fenway Park on Tuesday. Fortunately, you can enjoy one-day fantasy baseball in the comfort of your air-conditioned home. DraftKings.com, the official fantasy partner of the Boston Red Sox, has paid out over $30 million to Boston residents since the site launched! $30 million! Now the website is teaming up with NESN to offer fans an opportunity to challenge...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

David Lee Bids Farewell To Warriors After Trade To Celtics (Photo)

David Lee reportedly was traded to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, concluding the forward’s five-season run with the Golden State Warriors. Though Lee went from an All-Star in 2013-14 to a player who started just four games this past season as Golden State rolled to an NBA championship, he expressed his gratitude to the Warriors organization and fans in an Instagram post after...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Brock Holt’s ‘Attitude’ Key To Unexpected All-Star Season

BOSTON — John Farrell couldn’t know for sure what went through Brock Holt’s mind as he informed the utility man he’d been named an All-Star for the first time in his career. But he had a pretty good idea. “I would think a flash of all that has gone on in his time here in Boston went through his mind,” the Boston Red Sox manager said Tuesday, one day after the 2015...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Hayes Will Bring ‘North-South Game’ To Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins will be the fourth organization Jimmy Hayes has been a part of since being drafted in 2010 by the Toronto Maple Leafs. The B’s acquired him in a trade with the Florida Panthers on July 1, and he signed a three-year deal worth $6.9 million on Monday. Hayes views himself as a power forward, and it’s easy to see why with his 6-foot-6, 220-pound frame. He’ll...
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Matt Beleskey: Boston Bruins ‘An Extremely Attractive Place To Be’

Matt Beleskey has taken the last few days to explore the City of Boston, his new home after signing a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth $19 million. “It’s been fun. A bit of a whirlwind,” Beleskey said Tuesday at TD Garden. “I took a full tour of the city yesterday. I think me and my wife walked the entire city yesterday, too. It’s been great. The reception...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues Forward Vladimir Tarasenko Signs Eight-Year, $60 Million Contract

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues say they have signed star forward Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year, $60 million contract. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the move Tuesday, locking up the 23-year-old Tarasenko after a season in which he made his first career All-Star game and was 10th in the NHL with 73 points, including 37 goals, to go along with a plus-27 rating. He...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Beleskey’s Power Forward Style Should Be Excellent Fit With Bruins

Matt Beleskey had a career season at the perfect time. He scored a career-high 22 goals last season and added eight more tallies during an impressive playoff run that ended with the Anaheim Ducks coming up one win short of the Stanley Cup Final. The next step for the 27-year-old left winger was to test free agency for the first time, and he signed a five-year, $19 million contract...
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Xander Bogaerts ‘Honored’ By All-Star Final Vote Bid: ‘We’ll See What Happens’

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts might not end up earning a spot in next week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game, but for the 22-year-old shortstop, even being considered for that opportunity is reason for excitement. Bogaerts is one of five nominees for the American League’s Final Vote, in which fan voting determines who the 34th and final All-Star representative from each league...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner blames iPhone 6 for elbow injury, shooting woes

By Sam Galanis Matt Bonner might need to take a trip to the Apple Store and give them a piece of his mind. The free agent, who spent the past nine seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, historically has been a good shooter. Last season, however, Bonner saw his field goal and three-point percentages suffer around 4 and 6 percent drops, respectively. Bonner told the Concord Monitor’s...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Grand Slam Of Golf To Move From Trump National In Los Angeles

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump’s golf course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican presidential candidate’s comments on Mexican immigrants. Trump and the PGA of America met Monday. Both groups said they mutually agreed not to hold the Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National Golf...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb Arrested In Arizona For DUI After Traffic Accident

GILBERT, Ariz. — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested again in Arizona on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert said Tuesday that McNabb was cited and released from a police facility after being arrested June 28 following a non-injury collision late that night. No phone listing could be found for McNabb...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Firmino Thanks Hoffenheim For Providing European, Brazil Springboard

Liverpool fans should be happy Roberto Firmino will use his past experience to influence his future in a positive way. Firmino spoke about the what he’s leaving behind and the road ahead Tuesday in an interview with Hoffenheim’s website, according to the Liverpool Echo. Firmino, whom Liverpool signed from Hoffenheim last month,  told achtzehn99.de he’s looking forward to...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Travis Shaw Starts At First Base For Red Sox In Marlins Series Opener

Travis Shaw is back in the Boston Red Sox lineup, while Mike Napoli is nowhere to be found. With Stephen Wright sent back to Pawtucket, the Red Sox are recalling Shaw, who will be in the starting lineup Tuesday night as Boston opens a a three-game set with the Miami Marlins. Shaw will hit eighth and play first. The recall of Shaw means another night on the bench for Napoli, who...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Trade For David Lee, Send Gerald Wallace To Warriors

The Boston Celtics did the NBA champions a favor. The C’s reportedly acquired David Lee from the Golden State Warriors and shipped Gerald Wallace out to the Bay Area, ESPN’s Tommy Dee and Marc Stein reported Tuesday. Lee is in the final year of his contract and is set to make $15.4 million. The move helps the Warriors, as Wallace will make $10.1 million next season, and they...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Record TV Audience For Women’s World Cup Shows Soccer’s Slow Growth In USA

This is becoming an annual exercise. Soccer and sports fans, plus part of the curious public in the United States, watch major soccer events in droves. Records fall, people notice, and the media scrambles to answer questions like “has soccer finally arrived?” and “what does this mean for the future of the sport in America?” My response always is the same: America already...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Rookies In Full Uniform Make Coffee Run For Teammates (Photos)

Office coffee runs are an American work staple, and the St. Louis Cardinals put a new staple on that Tuesday morning. The Cardinals were getting set to play a day-night double-header against the Chicago Cubs, so naturally, they needed a little extra bit of caffeine. There’s a Starbucks right across the street from Wrigley Field. Naturally, a coffee run made sense. Normally, you’d...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Moss beats Antonio Brown in sprints during workout

Randy Moss still has it. The former New England Patriots wide receiver apparently got a workout in Monday with Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown and running back Josh Harris, and he was keeping up with the young guns. Moss, one of the best receivers of all-time, went head-to-head in a sprint with Brown, who is one of the best receivers today. According to Harris, Moss still...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vote For Red Sox Shortstop Xander Bogaerts In All-Star Game Final Vote

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has been one of the American League’s top shortstops all season, but he was left off the AL All-Star team. Now he needs the help of Red Sox Nation. Despite being snubbed, Bogaerts still can end up alongside Brock Holt representing the Red Sox at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14. Bogaerts is one of five American League players eligible...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sonnen: McGregor is 27 pounds over his weight limit

By Sam Galanis If the rumors are true, then Conor McGregor is going to have to drop some significant weight ahead of his UFC 189 fight against Chad Mendes. And he’s going to have to do it before Saturday. Former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen appeared on “The Jim Rome Show” on Friday and told the host he saw McGregor recently and thought he looked huge. In fact...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL expansion process begins, application cutoff set for Aug. 10

By NESN Staff The NHL’s expansion process officially started Monday and people/groups interested in owning a team have until Aug. 10 to submit a formal application. “The fee to apply for an expansion franchise is seven figures — north of $1 million U.S. — and only a portion is refundable,” TSN’s Frank Seravalli wrote Monday. “On top of that, interested parties must...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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