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Report: Patriots Viewed As Favorites To Sign Defensive End Will Smith

Will Smith left a free-agent visit in New England without a contract on April 1, but the defensive end still could sign with the Patriots. The Patriots “remain the favorites” to sign Smith, ProFootballTalk reported Tuesday night. Smith tore his ACL in training camp last summer. Smith recorded six sacks with the New Orleans Saints in 2012. His best season came in 2009, when...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers Sign GM Mitch Kupchak To Multiyear Contract Extension

The Los Angeles Lakers signed general manager Mike Kupchack to a multiyear contract extension on Tuesday. The specific terms of the deal haven’t been made public. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne first reported the signing, which the team later confirmed. The Lakers confirmed an @ESPN report from @ramonashelburne that they've signed GM Mitch Kupchak to a multi-year extension.— Mike...
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Yankees Fans Run Onto Field, Get Body-Slammed In Blowout Loss (Video)

Two New York Yankees fans had a brief moment of fame on Tuesday. That fame ended with a whole lot of pain. In the eighth inning of the team’s contest against the Baltimore Orioles, two fanatics donning Yankees jerseys decided run onto the field at Yankee Stadium, and the results weren’t pretty. Members of the Yankees security staff quickly closed in on the slow-footed fans and...
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Nets’ Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James’ Game-Winning Dunk Attempt

Tuesday night’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat featured one of the more unpredictable endings seen this season. Trailing by one point, the Heat began their final push up the court at the American Airlines Arena in Miami with a little over 10 seconds remaining in the game. Quickly, the best-case scenario evolved for Miami — LeBron James going up for a two...
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Curt Schilling’s Wife Tweets That Pitcher’s Chemo Is ‘Officially Done’

Curt Schilling’s wife relayed some positive news about the former Boston Red Sox pitcher’s battle with cancer. Shonda Schilling tweeted that Schilling is “officially done” with chemotherapy, and he has just three radiation sessions left. Chemo officially done. 3 radiations left!! http://t.co/5TbxPzfQD6— Shonda Schilling (@ShondaSchilling) April 08, 2014 Schilling announced...
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Ultimate Warrior Dies Tuesday After Appearing On Monday Night Raw Previous Night

The WWE announced that the Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday after appearing on Monday Night Raw the previous night. The WWE superstar, whose real name is James Hellwig, collapsed outside of an Arizona hotel before being transported to an area hospital, officials tell TMZ. The Warrior was 54 years old. Hellwig legally changed his name to Warrior in 1993. He was in New Orleans over...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. A Leadoff Option; Other Notes From Red Sox’s Loss

BOSTON — The Red Sox couldn’t stick around in the win column. The Red Sox, who snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Rangers on Monday, dropped a 10-7 decision to Texas on Tuesday. Felix Doubront was lit up by the Rangers’ offense. Jake Peavy will go for Boston in Wednesday’s rubber match. Let’s first glance over some notes from Tuesday’s action...
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Ryan Braun Belts Three Home Runs In Brewers’ 10-4 Rout Of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — All Ryan Braun needed to shake his slump was a trip to Philadelphia. Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-4 victory Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies’ home opener. Braun connected twice off Kyle Kendrick (0-1), snapping the longest homerless drought of his career. The 2011 NL MVP came in with...
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Brandon Workman Gives Boston Red Sox Nice Parting Gift Before Demotion

BOSTON — Brandon Workman gave the Red Sox a nice little parting gift Tuesday. Workman, who was told after Tuesday’s game he’ll be sent down to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for the Red Sox to activate reliever Craig Breslow from the 15-day disabled list, provided Boston with four solid innings of relief in his final appearance before being demoted. Workman entered Tuesday’s...
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Bruins Lose To Wild In Shootout, Gain Point On Blues In Presidents’ Trophy Race (Video)

The Boston Bruins nearly earned two points against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, but they allowed a game-tying goal with just over a minute to play the third period and lost in a shootout. It wasn’t a horrible result for the B’s because it gave them another point over the St. Louis Blues in the Presidents’ Trophy race. St. Louis lost 4-1 to the Washington Capitals on...
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Claude Julien: Bruins ‘Being Cautious’ With Injury Chris Kelly Suffered Against Wild (Video)

The Boston Bruins fell to the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night, and after the game Claude Julien told NESN’s Jamie Erdahl that Chris Kelly suffered some sort of injury in the third period. Kelly played only one shift in the third, and Julien wouldn’t give any specifics about the injury that was sustained but he did divulge that the team was “just being cautious...
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Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie Ben Bishop Leaves Game Against Leafs With Injury

TAMPA, Fla. — Ondrej Palat had two goals, Anders Lindback came off the bench to make 25 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended Toronto’s playoff hopes by beating the Maple Leafs 3-0 on Tuesday night. Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop left with 14:17 left in the first due to an undisclosed upper-body injury. He was hurt while lunging to his left and landing on his side while attempting...
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Felix Doubront’s Messy Outing Adds To Perplexing Situation For Red Sox

BOSTON — Felix Doubront’s second start of the 2014 season was both a head-shaker and a head-scratcher. Doubront lasted just 2 2/3 innings Tuesday as the Boston Red Sox suffered a 10-7 loss to the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. The left-hander allowed five earned runs on six hits and three walks in an effort that makes it even more difficult than it already was to pinpoint what...
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NESN 30: Cam Neely Scores 50 Goals In 44 Games

Boston Bruins legend Cam Neely battled knee injuries throughout the 1993-94 season, which made his offensive production incredibly impressive. The right-winger scored 50 goals in 44 games, becoming the ninth player in NHL history to accomplish the feat. However, his “50 in under 50″ feat is an unofficial one in the record books because it happened in the team’s 66th game...
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Kanye West Takes Shots At Kris Humphries, Reggie Bush In New Rap

Kanye West couldn’t beat Reggie Bush on the football field or Kris Humphries on the basketball court, but the 36-year-old rapper does think he’s beaten them in one aspect of his life — his love life. West collaborated on Future’s new track, “I Won,” and he took the opportunity to express his adoration for his fiancee Kim Kardashian. It isn’t the most traditional outpouring...
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UConn Women Complete Perfect Season With National Title Win Over Notre Dame

UConn defeated Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville on Tuesday night to complete a perfect 40-0 season for its ninth national title in school history, which surpasses Tennessee for the most championships in women’s college basketball history. Connecticut: 40-0; 8th undefeated season in Women's Division I history (UConn has 5 of those 8 seasons) #pursuitofperfection— ESPN Stats &...
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Louisville Fans Mock Kentucky Fan’s Dorm Flag After National Title Game (Photo)

Louisville was knocked out of this year’s NCAA tournament by archrivals Kentucky in the Sweet 16, but that didn’t stop Cardinals fans from having some fun at the expense of one Wildcats fan after his team lost Monday night’s national championship game to UConn. A student at Louisville put up a Kentucky flag on his dorm window, which was a bold move considering the intensity...
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Leafs Eliminated From Playoff Race; Flyers, Wild Clinch Postseason Berths

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, which combined with the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in overtime has eliminated the Original Six club from the playoff race. This marks the eighth time in the last nine seasons that Toronto has missed the playoffs. Toronto ended its seven-year playoff drought last season...
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Jonny Gomes: It’s Too Early In The Season To Say We’re ‘Scuffling’ (Video)

The Boston Red Sox dropped to 1-4 at Fenway Park this season after falling to the Texas Rangers 10-7 on Tuesday night. Although the Red Sox rallied back from a 9-1 deficit, they couldn’t get their offense rolling at the right times, squandering too many opportunities on the basepaths. It wasn’t the prettiest of defeats, but after the game, Jonny Gomes still managed to find some...
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Darrelle Revis To Wear No. 24; Patriots Jersey Available For Preorder

Darrelle Revis will wear No. 24 for the New England Patriots, as expected. It’s Official! Darrelle Revis will wear #24 (Jerseys will ship in 1-3 weeks) Order Yours Now! goo.gl/JPYqmj http://t.co/KlyQJ8bcED— Patriots ProShop (@PatriotsProShop) April 07, 2014 The uniform number opened up when the Patriots released veteran safety Adrian Wilson on Friday. Revis has worn No. 24...
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Patrice Bergeron Stays Hot, Extends Point Streak To 12 Games (Video)

Patrice Bergeron continues to do Patrice Bergeron-type things. The Boston Bruins’ forecheck went to work midway through the first period, creating a chance for Zdeno Chara to fire off a shot. The B’s captain was off the mark, but with all three forwards in front of the net, Bergeron snagged the rebound and quickly found the back of the net as he extended his point streak to 12...
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Sam Moose Hockey Wins TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Championship (Video)

Sam Moose Hockey is going home with the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 hardware. Sam Moose defeated North Reading 1-0 to win the boys’ 10-and-under championship. Gabriel Poirier tallied the only goal of the night as he led the way offensively while his goaltender, Joshua Girard remained tough between the pipes once again, and shut out North Reading. Check out the full matchup in the video...
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Report: Patriots To Work Out Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas On Wednesday

The New England Patriots will continue their search for a quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft on Wednesday. The Patriots are scheduled to work out Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, DraftInsider.com’s Tony Pauline reported Tuesday. The Patriots also will work out Virginia Tech wide receiver D.J. Coles. The 6-foot-6, 248-pound Thomas played quarterback for the Hokies, but his...
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Reilly Smith Becomes Fifth Bruin To Reach 20-Goal Mark After Power-Play Goal (Video)

Just 1:55 after the Minnesota Wild took a 1-0 lead in the first period of Tuesday night’s game, Reilly Smith tied things up with an unassisted power-play goal. The young winger joined Jarome Iginla (30), Patrice Bergeron (29), Milan Lucic (24) and Brad Marchand (23) as he became the fifth Bruin to reach the 20-goal mark this season. After the B’s battled hard for the puck behind...
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Report: Patriots Also Met With LSU Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry Tuesday

Apparently LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger wasn’t the only player that the Patriots were meeting with in Baton Rouge on Tuesday. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported that the Pats were also getting to know one of his teammates, wide receiver Jarvis Landry. Landry is often overshadowed by fellow wide receiver teammate Odell Beckham Jr., who is expected to go in the first round...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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