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2014 World Series: Scores, Schedule And TV Listings For Fall Classic

It’s officially late October, which means it’s officially time for one of the greatest competitions in sports: the World Series. The Kansas City Royals solidified their place in the Fall Classic in a big way by sweeping the Baltimore Orioles out of the American League Championship Series. The red-hot wild-card team has won a record eight straight games in a single postseason...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Webber part of group interested in buying Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks haven’t been in the news for many good things lately, but a former NBA star is hoping to change that. Five-time All-Star Chris Webber is part a potential ownership group — dubbed “The Webber Group” — that is interested in buying the Hawks. Webber announced the news via his Twitter account Thursday morning. http://t.co/gQDnrpdngf— Chris Webber (@realchriswebber...
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Dennis Seidenberg Ready To Spoil Canadiens’ Home Opener (Video)

The last time the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens met, the B’s were without the services of defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. Seidenberg had to watch helplessly as his team got eliminated by the Habs in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoff series after undergoing season-ending knee surgery in January. The blue-liner explained to NESN’s Guerin Austin how frustrated...
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Robert Kraft Shows Off Patriots-Themed Air Force 1s Before Jets Game (Photos)

On the night the New England Patriots are honoring Ty Law, owner Robert Kraft is paying homage to him in his own way. The former cornerback, who was enshrined in the team’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 1 is set to be honored at halftime of Thursday night’s game against the New York Jets, and Kraft is certainly dressed for the occasion. The longtime owner busted out a pair of custom Air...
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NFL Week 7 Picks: Peyton Manning, Broncos Eye History Vs. Stingy 49ers

So, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t invincible at home after all. And the Dallas Cowboys might actually be for real. It remains to be seen whether the latter holds true, but the Cowboys certainly shocked the football world by out-muscling the Seahawks on their home turf in Week 6. Dallas’ win, as well as a wild tie between the Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals, were just...
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Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Among QBs And Coaches Who Get Most TV Time

A recent study by Vox Media found that just 8.3 percent of a typical NFL broadcast features actual gameplay. So what’s being shown during the other 91.7 percent? If you’re watching a New England Patriots game, apparently it’s a lot of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. The Wall Street Journal released an interesting study Thursday that takes a look at the average amount of face...
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Celtics-76ers Live: Boston Visits Depleted Sixers In Preseason Tilt

Filed under: Boston Celtics, Top Stories, Zack Cox
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Bill Parcells: Tom Brady Wasn’t Mentioned In Jets’ Draft Room In 2000

A report that Tom Brady was nearly drafted by the New York Jets made the rounds Wednesday, giving New England Patriots and Jets fans alike thoughts about what could have been. But if the Patriots quarterback’s name was really mentioned in the draft room in 2000, former Jets head coach Bill Parcells doesn’t remember it. Parcells made his weekly appearance on ESPN radio’s ...
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Joel Embiid's younger brother passes away

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid’s younger brother, Arthur, died Thursday, the team announced. Embiid will not attend the 76ers’ preseason game Thursday night against the Boston Celtics. Sixers head coach Brett Brown, general manager Sam Hinkie and forward Luc Mbah a Moute will miss the game, as well, to be with the young Kansas product. “We obviously consider members...
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Bill Simmons Predicts Celtics Will Trade Rajon Rondo To Knicks This Season

You’d need more than two hands to count all the Rajon Rondo-to-the-New York Knicks trade rumors that have surfaced over the past few years. So, what’s one more? ESPN’s Bill Simmons — an unabashed Boston Celtics fan — predicted during he and Jalen Rose’s Grantland NBA preview that the Celtics will trade Rondo to the Knicks before February’s trade deadline. “I think...
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Bruins-Canadiens Live: Boston, Montreal Renew Rivalry At Bell Centre

MONTREAL — The NHL’s best rivalry resumes Thursday night at the Bell Centre when the Montreal Canadiens begin their home schedule against the Boston Bruins. It’s the first meeting between these teams since Montreal ended Boston’s Stanley Cup pursuit in the second round of last season’s playoffs. The Bruins enter this contest following a 3-2 shootout win over the Detroit...
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Ebola fears could force 2015 African Cup Of Nations out of Morocco

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year? Just three months out from the tournament, it’s still uncertain because of Ebola and could even come down to the Confederation of African Football drawing the name of a country out of a hat. Morocco denied reports on Thursday it has withdrawn as the host of the 16-team event but wants it postponed from its planned...
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Patriots, Jets Hype Up Thursday Matchup; Jets Manage To Fail Miserably

The New England Patriots and New York Jets have yet to square off in their “Thursday Night Football” matchup, but the Jets have already managed to lose at something. Both teams took to social media to hype up their respective fans Thursday, and the Pats went with the classic “Butt Fumble” post on Twitter. #TBT to another #Patriots-Jets Thursday night game: http://t.co/MRYi4bdqDa—...
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Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk Named One Of GQ’s ‘Scruffiest Men In Sports’

When the Celtics acquired Kelly Olynyk on draft night last summer, the immediate sentiment in Boston went something like this: “Oh, the Gonzaga kid with the long hair? I know him.” Yes, the center’s shoulder-length locks were — and are — his defining trait, and not just among folks in New England and Spokane. Men’s magazine GQ listed Olynyk this week as one of their...
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Should the Red Sox target Shields instead of Lester?

Just call him “Big Name” James. As James Shields leads the Royals into their first World Series since 1985, all eyes understandably are fixated on Kansas City’s ace. The rampant outside chatter centers as much on his looming free agency as his current playoff run, and the Red Sox are entrenched in the buzz despite the right-hander representing what should be Plan B. The Kansas...
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Mark Sanchez Recommends Nick Foles Try The Chicken Tenders During Game (Video)

Mark Sanchez’s favorite foods might just be whatever he can get his hands on while on the sidelines of NFL games. The former Jets quarterback was caught scarfing down a hot dog while New York was blowing out the Oakland Raiders during his rookie season in 2009, and it appears his appetite has only increased as a backup QB for the Philadelphia Eagles. During Sunday’s game against...
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Patriots-Jets Live: Rain Could Effect Thursday Night Football Matchup

5:20 p.m. ET: Anything can happen in a New England Patriots-New York Jets matchup, and the unpredictability of Thursday night’s matchup will be heightened by some less-than-ideal weather conditions. The tarp is still down on the Gillette Stadium field a little over three hours from gametime. The rain is light but steady for now in the Foxboro area. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...
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Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley Placed On Injured Reserve By Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s official: New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley will not play again this season. Mayo and Ridley were placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Patriots on Thursday, according to the NFL transaction wire. Both players suffered severe knee injuries last Sunday in the Patriots’ 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills. The...
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David Ortiz Added To FOX’s Pregame, Postgame World Series Broadcasts

What would the MLB playoffs be without a little David Ortiz? Although the Boston Red Sox slugger didn’t get a chance to play in October this season, the postseason king will still get to give his two cents on this year’s World Series, as FOX Sports added Ortiz to their World Series pregame and postgame shows. Big Papi will join Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher,...
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American teen chooses to meet Neymar instead of $10K prize

Some things simply don’t have a price. For Rhiannon Conelley, a chance to meet Neymar was one such thing. Conelley, a 16-year-old junior at Americas High School in El Paso, Texas, recently won the grand prize in a sweepstakes held by Brazilian soda manufacturer Guarana Antarctica. Conelley could have taken a $10 thousand cash prize but chose the other grand prize — a chance...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Alexei Emelin Back In Lineup For Bruins-Habs

MONTREAL — The Canadiens welcome the rival Boston Bruins to the Bell Centre on Thursday night for their home opener. It’s the teams’ first meeting since the Habs eliminated the Bruins from the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs in Game 7 of the second round at TD Garden. Much of the talk going into Thursday’s matchup involves Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Canadiens forward Dale Weise...
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Bill Murray Ditches David Letterman To Train For NYC Marathon (Video)

No one trains for the New York City Marathon quite like Bill Murray. The actor and comedian cut his interview on the “Late Show With David Letterman” short on Wednesday night because he got the urge to go out in the streets for a quick training run for the race that is just days away. “Oh, you’re gonna be mad. I’m really happy to be here,” Murray told Letterman. “...
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Imagining Tom Brady As A New York Jet (Video)

What if the New York Jets had drafted Tom Brady in the 2000 NFL draft? Apparently, that came closer to happening than any of us may have known, and the NFL would have been much different today had it happened. In honor of Thursday night’s matchup between the Patriots and the Jets, NESN.com’s Alison Smith looks back to the future in the video above, to see how life would have...
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Tom Brady Posts Alternate ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ Poster Featuring Teammates (Photo)

Thursday night’s rivalry matchup between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass., is likely to be a soggy one, but Tom Brady and his teammates are ready for a little rain. Brady posted an alternate movie poster for the classic “Singin’ In The Rain,” featuring himself alongside teammates Rob Gronkowski and Vince Wilfork. Keep on doing you, Social...
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PawSox Release 2015 Schedule; Season Opens April 9 At Lehigh Valley

The Pawtucket Red Sox’s 2015 season schedule was released Thursday. The PawSox open the campaign April 9 on the road against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and have their home opener April 16 against the Rochester Red Wings. The PawSox finished the 2014 season with a 79-65 record, then defeated the Durham Bulls to win the International League title. They fell to the Omaha Storm Chasers...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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