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Phillies want three top prospects for Cole Hamels

It’s going to take a lot to pry Cole Hamels away from the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies are looking for at least three top prospects — two that can play now and one that isn’t far away — in exchange for Hamels, industry sources tell CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury. Hamels’ name has been tossed around in trade rumors for a couple of years, yet Philadelphia has...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace Teaching Young Celtics How To Be Professional Despite Struggles

BOSTON — Gerald Wallace insists he is happy. Teammates and coaches alike have raved about the veteran’s professionalism in this young season, despite the Boston Celtics losing as often as they’ve won and the 15th-year veteran sitting far more than he’s played. Rather than rock the boat, the long-outspoken forward has instead said — and done — all the right things. “What...
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Mariners targeting Hanley Ramirez, Victor Martinez

The Seattle Mariners are back at it. The Mariners, who signed second baseman Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract last offseason, are interested in infielder Hanley Ramirez and designated hitter/first baseman Victor Martinez, sources tell FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal reports that Martinez is Seattle’s top priority. USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale, however...
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Tom Brady: 'I was kind of fast and loose' early in my NFL career

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady seems pretty straight-laced, but that hasn’t always been the case. The future Hall of Famer has never been at the center of off-field controversy. That’s not to say he hasn’t had fun away from the gridiron, though. Brady made his weekly radio appearance on WEEI on Monday morning, and he said even he was able to enjoy all of the good...
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Dining Playbook Training Camp With Retired Bruin Bob Sweeney (Video)

On this week’s edition of “Dining Playbook”, Billy met up with retired Boston Bruins center Bob Sweeney in the kitchen to talk hockey and cooking. The two made a pork tenderloin seasoned with rosemary and garlic while chatting about Sweeney’s NHL career and current position as director of development with the Boston Bruins Foundation. Check it out in the video above.Filed...
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Patriots’ Could Help Paint AFC Playoff Picture With Final Slate Of Games

The New England Patriots control their own destiny for a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but fate might intervene. The Patriots’ final seven games will serve as a test of perseverance for a team that already started the season with a 2-2 record. The now 7-2 Patriots, coming off a Week 10 bye, travel to play the 6-3 Indianapolis Colts (also off...
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Packers Player Blocks Punt By ‘Kicking’ Ball Before Punter Does (GIF)

The Chicago Bears were a disaster in all three phases of the game Sunday night. The Bears were railroaded by the Green Bay Packers 55-14 in front of a national TV audience, their second embarrassing blowout in as many games The offense was horrible (three turnovers), the defense was atrocious (Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes in the first half), and the special teams unit...
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Ravens Take Issue With CBS After John Harbaugh’s Shot At Steelers Airs

The Baltimore Ravens were unhappy Sunday when coach John Harbaugh’s postgame locker room speech was shown live on CBS. The Ravens head coach thought his comments were going to be broadcast, so he took a shot at AFC rival Pittsburgh Steelers moments after the Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon. “That team beat us last week (Pittsburgh) and then went and got their...
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Fantasy Football: Ben Roethlisberger Highlights Week 10 Studs, Duds

Death, taxes and Ben Roethlisberger putting up big numbers against the New York Jets. Those three things seemed inevitable entering Sunday’s slate of games, but the NFL reared its unpredictable head once again. After throwing for 12 touchdowns in his previous two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback somehow was stymied by one of the worst secondaries in the league in...
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Patrice Bergeron: Bruins Must Step Up, ‘Find Ways’ Despite Injuries (Video)

The Boston Bruins have been pretty banged up recently, but that hasn’t stopped them from winning games. Despite the absences of key players such as defenseman Torey Krug and forward David Krejci, the B’s have rattled off four consecutive wins and five victories in their last six games. They’ll hope to keep that streak alive Monday night against a New Jersey Devils squad that’s...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb’s Absurd Catch Gives Aaron Rodgers Six First-Half TDs (GIF)

Ben Roethlisberger, you just got put on notice. Two weeks after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback threw for six touchdowns for the second straight game, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers accomplished the same feat. In the first half. Through 30 minutes of play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, Rodgers threw for 315 yards and six touchdowns, tying Daryle Lamonica...
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Brock Osweiler Gets Snubbed By Peyton Manning, Is Not Pleased (Video)

If you’re a backup to one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, chances are you won’t see the field much. But with the Denver Broncos holding a 31-point lead over the lowly Oakland Raiders in the third quarter, Brock Osweiler figured it was finally his time to shine. Too bad Peyton Manning had other plans. If you watch closely...
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Revolution Advance In MLS Playoffs With 3-1 Win Over Columbus Crew

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Lee Nguyen, Jose Goncalves and Teal Bunbury scored and the New England Revolution advanced to the Eastern Conference final with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Crew on Sunday. The second-seeded Revolution advanced 7-3 on aggregate and will face the fourth-seeded New York Red Bulls for the conference championship. The first leg of the two-game series is at New...
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Bill Belichick: Chandler Jones ‘Making Progress’ In Hip Injury Recovery

Recent reports have been optimistic that Chandler Jones could return from a hip injury in time for the playoffs. But if you thought Bill Belichick would offer a detailed update on his defensive end, well, you don’t know Bill Belichick. The New England Patriots head coach addressed the media in a conference call Sunday during the team’s bye week and had little extra to provide...
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Tom Brady, Family Celebrate Patriots Bye Week With Mini-Vacation (Photo)

The Brady bunch knows how to take full-advantage of a New England Patriots bye week. With Tom Brady and Co. earning five straight wins en route to a 7-2 record to start the season, the quarterback and his family enjoyed the much-deserved five-day break by going on a tropical getaway. His wife, Gisele Bundchen, posted a photo on her Instagram account of her hubby having some fun...
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Actual Seahawk Lands On Seattle Fan’s Head At CenturyLink Field (Video)

CenturyLink Field is well-known for being very friendly to the Seattle Seahawks and a nightmare to opposing teams. Unfortunately, though, the home team’s mascot doesn’t discriminate. Taima the Hawk usually leads the team onto the field before the game and does a few laps before returning to her handler. During Sunday’s contest against the New York Giants, though, the bird...
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Jets’ Nick Mangold Body Slams Mike Mitchell As Tempers Flare At End Of Game (Video)

Pro tip: Don’t try jumping over Nick Mangold. Things got chippy toward the end of the New York Jets’ stunning 20-13 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoon when Mike Mitchell made a less-than-stellar decision with time running out. With the Jets in a rare victory formation, the Steelers safety tried to force a fumble by attempting to jump over the line of scrimmage...
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Fantasy Hockey Weekly Review: Studs, Duds And Waiver Wire Pickups

Editor’s Note: This feature, which recaps the past week in fantasy hockey, will run every Sunday on NESN.com throughout the regular season. The second month of the 2014-15 NHL season has been kinder to some of the league’s top stars. Players selected in the first two rounds of many fantasy hockey drafts, such as Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux, finally are producing...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham’s Game-Winning Hail Mary Catch Negated By Penalty (GIFs)

It’s become clear that no one in the NFL can stop Jimmy Graham. Except Jimmy Graham. That’s exactly what happened to the New Orleans Saints tight end Sunday afternoon. With one play left in regulation and his team tied with the San Francisco 49ers, quarterback Drew Brees heaved the ball 50 yards toward the end zone. Graham, of course, came down with the ball for the apparent...
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Poll: What Is The Patriots’ Biggest Key To Beating The Colts?

Two of the hottest teams in the AFC will meet Sunday when the Indianapolis Colts host the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium. With major January implications on the line, the two squads are playing for much more than just another W in the win column, so what will be the Pats’ biggest key to beating the Colts? The Patriots, winners of their last five games, enter the matchup...
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Drew Brees Spins Away From Two Defenders, Throws Touchdown Pass (Video)

Apparently Drew Brees is much more mobile than originally thought. The New Orleans Saints quarterback certainly looked like one of the more athletic signal-callers in the league during the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, as he pulled off some elusive moves en route to hooking up with tight end Jimmy Graham in the end zone. On 3rd-and-six from the...
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Bruins Defenseman David Warsofsky Out 2 To 4 Weeks With Groin Strain

The hits keep coming for Boston Bruins defensemen. The Bruins announced Sunday D-man David Warsofsky will miss 2 to 4 weeks with a groin injury. The Boston University product suffered the injury Thursday night against the Edmonton Oilers and missed the final 6:46 of that contest. Warsofsky had been playing well since being recalled from Providence. The Marshfield native was called...
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Dolphins’ Brent Grimes Makes Unreal One-Handed Interception Vs. Lions (Video)

Goodness gracious, Brent Grimes. The Miami Dolphins cornerback made the interception of the year during Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, as he showed off his vertical leap and hauled in an unreal one-handed pick of a pass intended for Calvin Johnson. This embed is invalid" /> Matthew Stafford had already hooked up with Megatron for a 49...
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WATCH: Dez Bryant beasts entire Jaguars defense for TD

Dez Bryant is playing like he didn’t take too kindly to nearly being shut out last week. The Dallas Cowboys receiver was held without a catch until late in the fourth quarter last week against the Arizona Cardinals,and he’s come out fired up on Sunday in London. Bryant has benefited from the return of quarterback Tony Romo and that was no more evident than on Bryant’s seventh...
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Fake Andy Reid Makes Appearance At Chiefs-Bills Game, Is Fantastic (Photo)

Double the Andy Reid, double the fun. While the Kansas City Chiefs coach was busy doing his thing on the sidelines during Sunday’s game against the Bills in Buffalo, his spitting image was enjoying the game in the stands.   Fake Andy Reid http://t.co/dmggCi60uF— Andrew DeWitt (@AndrewRDeWitt) November 09, 2014   From the headset to the red windbreaker to the play sheet that...
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