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Red Sox Wrap: Mookie Betts’ Walk-Off Single Gives Boston 6-5 Win Over Blue Jays

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s offense carried them again in Monday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Mookie Betts collected Boston’s 11th hit of the game in the top of the ninth inning on a walk-off single, giving the Sox a 6-5 win. Here’s a closer look at Monday’s game. GAME IN A WORD Exciting. These teams combined for 16 hits, 11 runs, six extra base...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Pierce bangs glass at Capitals-Islanders Game 7

By Pat Bradley Apparently Paul Pierce doesn’t only troll opposing basketball teams. Pierce and a few of his Washington Wizards teammates took in Monday’s Capitals-Islanders Game 7. The Wizards are in the house, Paul Pierce is slamming the glass pic.twitter.com/R9OefTUQaG — Ian Oland (@ianoland) April 28, 2015 That’s Marcin Gortat, Rasual Butler, Pierce, and John Wall...
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Brendan Rodgers ‘Hungry’ To Challenge EPL Elite, End LFC’s Title Drought

Brendan Rodgers said he can accomplish something six of his predecessors were unable to do: win English soccer’s league championship as Liverpool’s manager. Rodgers told reporters Monday he can help Liverpool end its 25-year title drought and bring the Premier League trophy to Anfield, according to the Liverpool Echo. Rodgers led the Reds agonizingly close to the promised land...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk, J.R. Smith Suspended; Kendrick Perkins Fined For Game 4 Actions

The NBA handed down punishment Monday stemming from three separate incidents that took place during Sunday’s Game 4 playoff matchup between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers. Celtics center Kelly Olynyk was suspended one game for pulling the arm of Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, causing Love to suffer a dislocated shoulder. The Cavs announced Monday that the injury would...
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Orioles-White Sox Game Postponed Amid Violent Protests In Baltimore (Video)

The Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox have postponed Monday’s scheduled game to a later date amid unrest throughout Baltimore due to violent protests. After consultation with Baltimore City Police Department, tonight’s game between the Orioles & White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 27, 2015 The protests are a response to...
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Kevin Love Ruled Out For Entire Eastern Conference Semifinal Series

Kevin Love has been officially ruled out of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ second-round series, the team announced Monday night. The Cavaliers star forward will miss the entirety of the Eastern Conference semifinals after he dislocated his left shoulder in Sunday’s series-clinching Game 4 win against the Boston Celtics. Love was injured after getting tangled up with Celtics center...
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Eden Hazard Wins PFA Player Of The Year Award; Harry Kane Best Young Player

Eden Hazard has ascended to English soccer’s highest echelon. The Professional Footballers’ Association named Hazard its Player of the Year on Sunday, recognizing the Chelsea star for his excellent 2014-15 season. Hazard scooped the award — one of English soccer’s two most prestigious individual honors — at a ceremony in London. Huge congratulations to @ChelseaFC’s ...
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Website Already Selling Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers Jerseys (Photo)

It’s safe to say Edmonton Oilers fans are pretty excited about their team landing the No. 1 pick in this year’s NHL draft. Jersey website CoolHockey.com already is selling sweaters for Connor McDavid, who has been a sensation for the OHL’s Erie Otters and has pretty much a 100 percent chance of being selected first overall. While it’s nearly...
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Jose Bautista, Josh Donaldson Could Give Red Sox Trouble (Video)

The Boston Red Sox are in a bit of a slide. Having lost four of six games on the road, the team hopes to rebound in the friendly confines of Fenway Park. Part of that rebound will hopefully come via the pitching staff, after the group collectively posted a 5.34 ERA over the previous six games. In their first meeting of the season, though, the Toronto Blue...
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Red Sox-Blue Jays Delayed Because Of Expected Rain Showers

BOSTON — Monday night’s game at Fenway Park between the Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays was scheduled to start at 6:10 pm ET, but it has been delayed because of rain showers expected to move through the Fenway area. The expected start time is 6:40 pm.Filed under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Staff, Top Stories
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John Farrell: Starting Rotation Must Overcome Inconsistent Ways (Video)

The theme for the Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation in 2015 has been inconsistency. Wade Miley turned in the latest uneven performance Sunday night against the Baltimore Orioles, allowing six earned runs on five hits and two walks while lasting just 2 1/3 innings in the 18-7 loss. The less-then-stellar outing has been just one of many from the group this season, however, bringing the rotat...
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Charles Barkley Thinks J.R. Smith Should Be Suspended 10 Games (Video)

Count Sir Charles among those who think Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith should be suspended. If you missed it, Smith took a swing at Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder late in the second half of the 101-93 Cavs win. Crowder was injured on the play, falling awkwardly and spraining the ACL in his left knee. NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said on “NBA on TNT” that he thinks...
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Josh Hamilton Traded To Rangers For Player To Be Named Later Or Cash

ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers. After two troublesome years with the Los Angeles Angels and less than halfway through a $125 million, five-year contract, Hamilton was traded to American League West rival Texas with cash Monday for a player to be named or cash. “I had a lot of good memories here,” Hamilton said during...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brady was at stadium day of White House visit

By Anna Fogel Tom Brady might have picked the home of the New England Patriots over the home of the President of the United States. The Patriots quarterback skipped out on the Super Bowl champion’s White House visit Thursday because of a prior family commitment, leading many to wonder where in the world Brady could have been while his teammates were being honored by Barack Obama...
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Doc Rivers tore into Clippers in film room after blowout loss

By NESN Staff The Los Angeles Clippers felt the full wrath of coach Doc Rivers after they dropped Game 3 of their first-round playoff series in embarrassing fashion. One day after the Clippers’ 100-73 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, Rivers tore into his team during a heated, two-hour film session. “Doc pretty much went at all of us,” point guard Chris Paul said...
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American Pharoah, Dortmund Lead Latest Kentucky Derby Betting Odds

The Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday, and the latest betting odds are in. American Pharoah leads the pack at Churchill Downs with 5-2 odds, the same odds California Chrome had before winning last year’s race. Dortmund and Carpe Diem come in next at 4-1 and 15-2, respectively. Here are the odds for the complete 20-horse field for the 141st Kentucky...
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Red Sox Recall Steven Wright From Triple-A, Option Heath Hembree To Pawtucket

BOSTON — The Red Sox announced a pair of roster moves Monday afternoon. Right-handed pitcher Steven Wright has been recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket, while right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree has been optioned to the PawSox. Wright has pitched five innings, giving up six hits and two earned runs in one appearance for Boston this season. The addition of Wright gives Red Sox manager...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How To Watch Kentucky Derby: Run For The Roses On TV, Live Stream

Saturday should be a dream day for sports fans, and one of the biggest events will be the shortest. One of sports’ most exciting events takes place Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby kicks off horse racing’s Triple Crown season. The 141st running of the historic race will be held at Churchill Downs and is expected to begin at 6:24 p.m. ET. Fans of the “sport of kings” can see...
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John Farrell: Mike Napoli ‘Under The Weather,’ Won’t Start Vs. Blue Jays

BOSTON — Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli won’t start Monday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. “He’s under the weather,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said. “He’s here, he’s not completely unavailable. But he’s not capable of starting right now. He’s dealing with an illness right now.” Daniel Nava will start at first base and bat sixth...
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Report: Cowboys Out On Adrian Peterson; Cardinals Strongest Trade Contender

Adrian Peterson reportedly is staying put. The Dallas Cowboys are out on a trade for the Minnesota Vikings running back, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Rapoport said the “word out of Minnesota” is that Peterson will play for the Vikings or no one, despite the fact that the 30-year-old reportedly wants out. Still, Rapoport added that if...
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Celtics Would Be Wise To Bring Back Jae Crowder Next Season

BOSTON — Jae Crowder likely played himself into a nice payday this postseason. The Boston Celtics should be the ones signing the check. After the performance he put on during the Celtics’ playoff push and ensuing first-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s clear Crowder, who is set to become a restricted free agent this summer, deserves to be in Boston for...
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How To Order And Watch Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Fight

Boxing fans across the world will have their prayers answered Saturday when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally do battle. The long-awaited fight figures to be one of the biggest in the sport’s history, and there’s plenty of demand. We already know it’s next to impossible to get in the door and actually attend the fight at the MGM Grand Garden...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Returns, Mike Napoli Sits As Red Sox Open Series Vs. Blue Jays

After a rough series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox aim to bounce back Monday when they welcome the Toronto Blue Jays to town. Starting pitching proved to be a problem once again for Boston, as Wade Miley failed to get out of the third inning in the series finale against the O’s on Sunday. Miley was rocked to the tune of seven runs in the 18-7 beatdown, but...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Corey Kluber, Joe Kelly Take Mound In Tom Caron’s Lineup

Do you think you have what it takes to go up against an expert in fantasy baseball? DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows best...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LFC’s Philippe Coutinho Voted To 2014-15 PFA Team Of Season (Photo)

Liverpool fans have enjoyed Philippe Coutinho’s performances for most of the 2014-15 season. Coutinho’s peers also have recognized his good campaign. Coutinho was named to the Professional Footballers’ Association “Team of the Season” for 2014-15 Sunday at an awards ceremony in London. Coutinho earned his place on the all-league team by vote of the players’ union. PHOTO...
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