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Orioles Broadcaster’s Masters Voice At Empty Camden Yards Is Fantastic (Video)

Tuesday’s Baltimore Orioles game was so quiet, you could hear a (golf) pin drop. The Orioles’ game against the Chicago White Sox was closed to the public as a result of citywide riots in Baltimore, which created for some unusual circumstances at Camden Yards. Fortunately, the parties involved did their best to adapt to the unique situation, producing some pretty awesome moments...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo Didn’t Injure Back, Won’t Get Playoff Share From Mavs

It looks as though the relationship between the Dallas Mavericks and Rajon Rondo was as bad as it could get. The polarizing point guard made headlines during the Mavs’ first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets when he was benched during Game 2 after essentially quitting on the team. Rondo was ruled out indefinitely for the rest of the series...
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Larry Lucchino: Red Sox Have Backup Plan If Rotation Keeps Struggling

This embed is invalid" /> Larry Lucchino is optimistic. He’s also realistic. The Boston Red Sox president/CEO made it clear Thursday on WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan” that while it’s probably still too early to pass judgment on the team’s struggling starting rotation, the organization definitely has a backup plan if the unit doesn’t turn...
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Pedro Martinez shares the best 'Manny Being Manny' story ever

By Mike Cole Pedro Martinez has a book coming out, and if the excerpt is any indication, it’s going to be a treat. The 2015 Hall of Fame inductee is set to release his book, “PEDRO,” on May 5. The autobiography, written with the Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman sure sounds like a must-read for all baseball fans but especially Boston Red Sox fans. An excerpt for the book...
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Soccer player Gregory Mertens dies after on-field heart attack

By Marcus Kwesi O'Mard Gregory Mertens’ death has cast a pall over Belgium and the soccer world. Mertens died at a hospital in Belgium on Thursday, the BBC reports. Mertens, a defender with Jupiler Pro League (Belgian first division) club Sporting Lokeren, never recovered from the heart attack he suffered on the field Monday during a reserve-team game against Genk. Mertens was...
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Danny Ainge: Isaiah Thomas Best-Suited For Bench Role With Celtics

WALTHAM, Mass. — Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas spent this entire season as a reserve who wanted to start. The man running the show in Boston, however, has no desire to remove him from the bench. “Right now for our team, I think Isaiah is more suited for a bench role,” Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Thursday. “But ultimately, that’s (head...
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Reds Rookie Pitcher Gives Up Home Run While His Mom Is Interviewed (Video)

Michael Lorenzen and his family have a memorable piece of video forever, though the pitcher might not want to revisit it for a while. The Cincinnati Reds rookie made his major league debut Wednesday versus the Milwaukee Brewers, and it went well enough. Lorenzen allowed three runs on eight hits over five innings, but he did take the loss. It was a big day for him and his family...
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Mike Tyson Rips Floyd Mayweather, Calls Him A ‘Very Small, Scared Man’ (Video)

In case you haven’t heard, Mike Tyson doesn’t like Floyd Mayweather. The former heavyweight champ made that known Wednesday, referring to Mayweather as “dirt” at a press conference to promote the undefeated welterweight’s May 2 showdown with Manny Pacquiao. The Undisputed Champion Network (UCN) also caught up with Iron Mike on Wednesday, and things were going well until...
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Red Sox Can Live With Rotation For Now, But Judgment Day Looms Large

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation isn’t making the grade. Almost everyone at some point has taken a test with little to no preparation — unless you’re just a total nerd, of course — and thought to themselves after a steady diet of self-convincing, “OK, I’ve got this.” More often than not, the scenario...
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Anthony Johnson Responds To Jon Jones Saga, UFC 187 Opponent Change

Outside of Jon Jones, no one was more interested and invested in finding out the fate of the now former UFC light heavyweight champion after his recent arrest in Albuquerque than the man who was supposed to fight him on May 23 in Las Vegas — Anthony Johnson. “It was a little bit nerve-wracking,” Johnson said of the time between Sunday and Tuesday night, as he waited first for...
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Reports: LFC’s Jon Flanagan Undergoes Knee Surgery, Out Six to Nine Months

Knee injuries now have ended Jon Flanagan’s 2014-15 season before it had a chance to start. Flanagan underwent knee surgery Tuesday and won’t be available to play for Liverpool or any other club for six to nine months, Sky Sports and the Liverpool Echo reported Wednesday. http://t.co/q1V7ejt94b— jon flanagan (@jon_flan93) April 30, 2015 Flanagan, 22, initially injured his...
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Red Wings Fan Arrested For Arson After Setting Lightning Flag On Fire

A Detroit Red Wings fan decided to play with fire Wednesday night, and it cost her a trip to jail. Lena Sinishtaj, a 35-year-old woman from Sterling Heights, Michigan, traveled to Amalie Arena in Tampa to watch her Red Wings take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of their Stanley Cup playoff series. Just before puck drop, Sinishtaj allegedly held...
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Jae Crowder Will Receive Qualifying Offer From Celtics, Danny Ainge Says

WALTHAM, Mass. — It certainly sounds like the Boston Celtics are interested in bringing Jae Crowder back next season. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Thursday that the team will extend Crowder his $1.2 million qualifying offer, making the forward a restricted free agent and giving the Celtics the ability to match any contract offers he receives from...
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Report: U.S. Open Could Be Held In Brookline, Mass. in 2022

The U.S. Open could be coming back to Brookline, Mass. The Boston suburb’s The Country Club hasn’t hosted the major tournament event since 1988, but the U.S. Golf Association accepted its invitation to hold the 2022 U.S. Open there, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday. If the two sides can reach a deal, it would be the fourth time the Open has been...
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Mark Wahlberg, Diddy Bet $250K On Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao (Videos)

Mark Wahlberg believes in Manny Pacquiao. Diddy believes in Floyd Mayweather. They’re both so confident, in fact, they’re each willing to risk $250,000 on their guy. After Wahlberg and Diddy placed their bet, the hefty total led some to speculate Diddy wouldn’t actually pay up if he lost. When Wahlberg was tracked down by TMZ, though, he assured the paparazzi the rapper/producer...
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‘E:60′ Story About Bruins’ ‘Fist-Bump Kid’ Will Make You Smile (Video)

Liam Fitzgerald is a special kid who just happens to be a Boston Bruins fan. To say the 8-year-old’s been dealt a tough hand in life is a bit of an understatement. Liam was born with Down syndrome. If that wasn’t difficult enough, he was ccute lymphoblastic leukemia when he was just 4 years old. Ever the fighter, Liam beat the cancer, which has afforded him more time to do more...
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Red Sox Green Monster Tickets For June, July On Sale Thursday At Noon

What better way to spend a summer night than watching a Boston Red Sox game 40 feet above Fenway Park? That’s the experience you can get on top of the famed Green Monster, which boasts one of the most impressive views in the ballpark. For the second straight year, the Red Sox are offering dynamic pricing for Green Monster seats, meaning that ticket prices...
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Geno Smith Believes Jets Are His Team: ‘I Don’t Listen To The Outside Noise’

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Not long ago, Geno Smith was the exciting new quarterback, the young guy with the big arm who was the future of the Jets. Two years after New York drafted him in the second round, Smith’s status is uncertain. The Jets hold the No. 6 pick Thursday night, and many fans are hoping Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota ends up on their...
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NESN Receives 26 Total Nominations For Boston/New England Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will host the 38th Boston/New England Emmy awards exactly one month from now, and NESN will be well-represented. NESN has been nominated for a total of 26 awards across a wide range of categories. The winners will be revealed Saturday, May 30, during an awards ceremony at the Marriott in Boston’s Copley Place. NESN took home...
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Danny Ainge Press Conference Live Stream: What Does Celtics’ Future Hold?

The Boston Celtics have a busy offseason ahead of them, and team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge will speak about the team’s plan Thursday morning. Ainge will hold his end-of-season press conference at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham, Mass. Watch the press conference live below at 10 a.m. ET. Thumbnail photo via Charles Krupa/Associated PressFiled under...
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Patriots’ Potential First-Round Picks Include Jaelen Strong, Mario Edwards Jr.

We’re hours away from the 2015 NFL Draft, and it can’t come soon enough. There’s a long lull between the start of free agency and the draft, and the New England Patriots haven’t made the wait any easier by having a relatively quiet signing period. Bill Belichick has kept fans and the media in the dark regarding the Patriots’ draft interests, but based on their current roster...
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Caleb Joseph’s Imaginary Autograph From Orioles Game For Sale On EBay (Photo)

Sometimes, it’s the thought that counts. That was the case for Caleb Joseph, who had a bit of fun Wednesday by signing an imaginary autograph and waving to a non-existent Camden Yards crowd before the Baltimore Orioles’ unprecedented contest against the Chicago White Sox. The fake autograph was the Orioles catcher’s way of finding some humor amidst...
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Nelson Cruz Hits 483-Foot Home Run, Continues To Punish Baseballs (Video)

Pro tip: Don’t fall behind 3-1 to Nelson Cruz, because you probably won’t live to tell about it. The Seattle Mariners slugger is off to a red-hot start to the season, as he smashed his 10th home run of 2015 on Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers. This might have been the most impressive of the 10th, and certainly one of the longest of the now 207 home runs he’s hit in...
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Buck Showalter weighs in on situation in Baltimore

By Ben Watanabe Lots of people have been giving their opinions on the Baltimore protests, but Buck Showalter might have made the strongest statement, ironically, by claiming he had nothing worthwhile to add. After Wednesday’s bizarre game at Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-2 in front of zero fans, the O’s manager was asked to comment...
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Kentucky Derby Trainers Call 2015 Field The Deepest They’ve Ever Seen

American Pharoah is the favorite to win the 2015 Kentucky Derby. But “favorite” might be a relative term. The Bob Baffert-trained horse comes in at 11-4 odds for this year’s Run for the Roses and will start in the No. 18 position Saturday at Churchill Downs. Yet American Pharoah will have plenty of competition, as those closest to the race believe...
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