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Report: Julian Edelman Had Surgery, Could Return To Patriots In 6-8 Weeks

Julian Edelman could make his dramatic return from a broken foot just in time for the playoffs. The New England Patriots wide receiver had a screw inserted into his foot during surgery Monday, a source told NFL Media’s Albert Breer. His “rough timetable” for a return from the Jones fracture in his left foot is six to eight weeks, according to Breer. Edelman suffered the injury...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU’s Ben Simmons, Potential NBA Lottery Pick, Puts On Dunk Show (Videos)

Potential 2016 NBA lottery pick Ben Simmons put the country on high alert after posting a double-double in his college debut over the weekend. That trend only continued Monday night. With the No. 23 LSU Tigers facing unranked Kennesaw State, Simmons put on a show in the first half, stuffing the statline with 14 points, three rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block. Four...
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Celtics Wrap: Boston Blitzes Lifeless Rockets In 111-95 Blowout Win

The surging Boston Celtics met a lifeless Houston Rockets team Monday night, and the result was an absolute beatdown. After using a strong second half to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, the Celtics outscored Houston by 26 points in the second half to cruise to a 111-95 win at Toyota Center. Boston trailed by as many as 15 points in the first half but used some excellent...
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NFL Week 11 Odds: Falcons Heavy Home Chalk Vs. Colts; Patriots Favored

The Atlanta Falcons will be looking to end a two-game straight-up losing streak when they welcome the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday as 6-point favorites on the early NFL Week 11 betting lines at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Falcons return from a bye on a slide that has seen them post straight-up losses in three of their last four games after opening the season with...
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Bill Belichick: Patriots Got ‘Just Enough’ On Fourth-Down Conversion On Final Drive

The New England Patriots survived Week 10’s test against the New York Giants by the skin of their teeth. Kicker Stephen Gostkowski’s game-winning 54-yard field goal grabs the spotlight, but it was Danny Amendola’s clutch conversion on 4th and 10 that extended the drive and made the winning boot possible. Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked about the play during his Monday...
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Edelman stays positive after injury: tough times don’t last

There probably isn’t a lot Julian Edelman can do right now, but staying positive seems like the best medicine. So that’s what he’s doing. Tough times don't last, tough people do. #gopats — Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) November 16, 2015 The New England Patriots’ No. 1 wide receiver reportedly broke his foot during the team’s 27-26 victory versus the New York Giants...
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Nate Solder announces his infant son has kidney cancer

Nate Solder delivered some sobering news the day after his team’s rousing win over the New York Giants. Speaking at a gala benefiting the Joe Andruzzi Foundation on Monday night, the New England Patriots tackle revealed his son, Hudson, recently was diagnosed with kidney cancer, per The Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Awful news. Nate Solder announced tonight his infant son,...
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Lamar Odom Could Face Felony Drug Charges In Nevada For Cocaine Use

PAHRUMP, Nev. — Prosecutors are considering a felony drug charge against Lamar Odom after the former NBA star was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello said Monday that the sheriff’s office submitted the potential charge last week, and a prosecutor is considering filing a count of unlawful use of cocaine or being under the influence...
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Marcus Smart Unfazed By Russell Westbrook’s Comments: ‘That’s On Him’

Marcus Smart went toe-to-toe with one of the best players in the NBA and came out on top. And he’s not about to apologize for doing so. The Boston Celtics point guard scored a career-high 26 points in Sunday’s win over the Oklahoma City Thunder while playing solid defense on four-time All-Star Russell Westbrook. Westbrook apparently wasn’t too impressed with Smart’s performance...
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New Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo UFC 194 Promo Sums Things Up Perfectly (Video)

The storylines outside the Octagon leading into UFC 194 are almost bigger than the fight itself. UFC played on that hype in their newest promo for the Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo title fight scheduled for Dec. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The song in the background is Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church In The Wild,” but the selected lyrics tell the story...
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Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Astros’ Carlos Correa Win MLB Rookie Of The Year Awards

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa took home the National League and American League Rookie of the Year awards, respectively, Monday. Bryant played in 151 games for the Cubs, helping the team win 97 games en route to the playoffs. His 26 home runs tied for the rookie lead with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and his 99 RBIs...
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Watch Boston Celtics Vs. Houston Rockets NBA Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets are two teams heading in opposite directions. Will that trend continue Monday night? The Celtics, who have won four of their last five and beat the Oklahoma City Thunder by 15 on Sunday, travel to Houston to take on the Rockets, who have dropped their last three contests to fall to 4-6 on the young season. Here’s how to watch Celtics-Rockets...
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Archie Manning after Peyton, Eli lose in week 10: I hate football

Archie Manning had a rough Sunday. The former NFL quarterback and father of Peyton and Eli Manning watched as both of his sons had a heart-breaking Week 10. Eli’s New York Giants fell to the New England Patriots 27-26 on a game-winning field goal by Stephen Gostkowski, while Peyton was benched after throwing four interceptions in the first half of the Denver Broncos’ 29-13...
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Fantasy Football Week 11 Waiver Wire: Best Pickups At Every Position

  Week 10 of the NFL season doesn’t conclude until Monday night, but there’s already plenty of work to be done as it pertains to the waiver wire. The two major injuries of Sunday were those to New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who likely will miss the rest of the regular season, and Peyton Manning, who will be replaced by backup Brock...
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Peyton Manning Out For Week 11; Brock Osweiler To Start For Broncos

Peyton Manning’s benching is spilling over into Week 11. The Denver Broncos quarterback rode the pine against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday after throwing his fourth pick in the first half. It was later reported that Manning had a torn plantar fascia in his foot, as well as a rib issue, and now those injuries are giving backup Brock Osweiler a chance to start. “I reviewed...
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50 Cent Jabs Ronda Rousey, Says Floyd Mayweather Told Him To (Photo)

Add 50 Cent to the list of people chiming in on Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm. The rapper, who’s an on-and-off friend of boxer Floyd Mayweather, posted a meme to his Instagram on Sunday that superimposed an image of a knocked-out Rousey over character Apollo Creed in a scene from “Rocky IV.” What’s more, 50 Cent claims Mayweather told him to post it. ...
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David Pastrnak rides scooter while shopping for holiday toys

After wrapping up practice Monday, the Boston Bruins donned their Santa hats and headed to Target. On the shopping list: holiday toys, which the players will deliver next month to children at several local hospitals. Checking that list twice before holiday toy shopping! pic.twitter.com/PVulEvSt9e — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) November 16, 2015 pic.twitter.com/8RCnqaGGrU...
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Brett Favre congratulates Peyton Manning while out hunting

The moment Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL passing record Sunday, Favre was hanging out in a tree in the middle of the woods. It is deer season, after all, and the former Green Bay Packers great is an avid hunter. But that didn’t stop him from passing on congratulations from one surefire Hall of Famer to another. In only how he can, Brett Favre sends along...
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Michael Strahan, Maria Menounos Talk Smack After Patriots Beat Giants

When the New York Giants and New England Patriots meet up, their matchups are must-see TV. They proved as much again Sunday. After New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski made the game-winning 54-yard field goal, E! news anchor Maria Menounos took some small jabs at the Giants. The Medford, Mass., native showed her Patriots loyalty. Yup…not this time Eli #Patriots pic...
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Joe Rogan’s Reaction To Holly Holm Knocking Out Ronda Rousey Says It All (Video)

No one outside of Holly Holm’s camp saw what was coming Saturday night, and even they probably saw things playing out a little differently than they did. Holm put a whooping on Rousey like we’ve never seen before. The challenger went right after the champion, slugging her with punch after punch through the first round and into the second. Then, midway through the second round...
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Pro gambler claims he won $240K on Holly Holm knockout

Before UFC 193 took place, many believed it would be crazy to bet against Ronda Rousey. One risk-taker thought otherwise. Dave Oancea, also known as “Vegas Dave,” knew going into the fight he would bet against Rousey. In his words, he knew Rousey would eventually lose. In the week leading up to the fight “Vegas Dave” told MMAJunkie.com why he was placing the bet. “I’ll...
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Lawrence Taylor defends Hardy: 'It's not clear what happened'

Not too many people are rushing to defend Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, but that apparently doesn’t faze Lawrence Taylor. The former New York Giants linebacker and Pro Football Hall of Famer told the New York Daily News on Sunday that he supports the Cowboys’ decision to sign Hardy after allegations that Hardy abused his ex-girlfriend, threw her onto a pile of...
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Tuukka Rask Robs Justin Abdelkader In Amica Coverage Play Of The Week (Video)

NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week, and you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy of the Pro Shop at TD Garden. First read the official rules, then...
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Report: Greg Hardy Arrived Late For Practice, Missed Meetings Last Week

The Greg Hardy circus might have taken a backseat to the Dez Bryant circus this week in Dallas, but the defensive end still found controversy. FOX Sports’ Mike Garafolo reported Sunday there were even more issues with Hardy in the week of preparation leading up to the Cowboys’ eventual loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to the report, Hardy showed up late to work Thursday...
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MLB not happy about David Ortiz mod in 'Fallout 4'

There’s a fun modification in the new “Fallout 4” video game that allows users to play as a spiked-bat wielding character in David Ortiz’s Boston Red Sox uniform. But Major League Baseball doesn’t think it’s very fun. “The use of these marks is an infringement of our rights. We plan to enforce those rights,” an MLB spokesman said in an e-mail to The Boston Globe...
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