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Bill Belichick Is All Smiles In Selfie With Ryan Seacrest (Photo)

Nothing makes Bill Belichick smile like charity events with Ryan Seacrest of all people. The usually-grumpy New England Patriots head coach took a selfie with the “American Idol” host Friday morning at Boston Children’s Hospital when he made an appearance for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. good seeing u coach...thx for coming out to support @ryanfoundation http://t.co/cp7OrFOWOn—...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Player Robert Swift Charged After Police Seize Grenade Launcher

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Wash., home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift’s bedroom during...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Was Snubbed By Tiger Woods For An Autograph As A Child

Everything might seem like sunshine and rainbows for Johnny Manziel these days, but the Cleveland Browns backup quarterback has experienced at least one dark moment in an otherwise glamorous life. Manziel, a recent Golf Digest cover boy, took us back to the days of his youth when he was on vacation with his family in Orlando and he approached his idol, Tiger Woods, for an autograph...
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Report: Cuban Prospect Yasmany Tomas Signing Appears ‘Imminent’

One of Cuba’s most powerful sluggers is expected to find a new home by the end of the weekend. Yasmany Tomas, who defected from his native country in June, is flying to the United States on Friday to meet with his agent and a deal with an unknown MLB team is imminent, according to Jorge Arangure. Source: Yasmani Tomas scheduled to fly to US tomorrow to meet with agent. Deal appears...
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Brandon Marshall Offers $25K To Lions Fan On Twitter To Fight Him

It seems like Brandon Marshall wants to show the world that he still has plenty of fight in him even if his struggling Chicago Bears do not. The vocal wide receiver engaged in a Twitter war with a Detroit Lions fan on Thursday after Marshall was reminded of comments he made about the Lions being the Bears’ “little brother” in 2013. Marshall took exception and challenged the...
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Charles Barkley Rips Into Derrick Rose For ‘Stupid’ Comments (Video)

Derrick Rose caused a stir with some comments this week, and Charles Barkley is not about to let him off the hook. The Chicago Bulls superstar irked some people when he recently said part of the reason he sits out games is to make sure he’s healthy after basketball. “I’m thinking about after I’m done with basketball,” Rose said. “Having graduations to go to, having meetings...
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Report: Andrew Miller Drawing Interest From 22 Teams In Free Agency

This embed is invalid" /> Andrew Miller has plenty of options. Miller already has drawn interest from 22 teams in free agency, according to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman. The left-handed reliever reportedly is seeking at least a four-year contract on the open market. Miller, who was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Baltimore Orioles at this year’s...
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Report: Jonny Gomes Drawing Interest From Six Teams In Free Agency

Jonny Gomes’ market is starting to develop. Six teams are interested in Gomes, a source told MLBDailyDish.com’s Chris Cotillo. The Chicago Cubs reportedly are believed to be among the teams, though the free-agent outfielder still is “early in the process” of choosing his next squad. Gomes was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Oakland Athletics along with pitcher Jon Lester...
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Lane Kiffin Pulls Off Perfect Photobomb During Live TV Report (Photo)

Lane Kiffin finally found a way to get some media attention. The University of Alabama offensive coordinator doesn’t do interviews — a decision made by head coach Nick Saban — so Kiffin had to settle for the next best thing on Thursday night — a photobomb on ESPN. With ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi doing a live segment from the school on the SEC Network’s ‘SEC Now,” Kiffin wandered...
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LeBron At The Garden: A Look Back At King James’ History In Boston

Throughout LeBron James’ career, the city of Boston’s rivalry with the NBA superstar has been a curious one. The Celtics never have been rivals with James’ teams (remove him, and their relationship with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat has been perfectly cordial) but rather with LeBron himself. So, with James set to return to TD Garden on Friday, we broke down some...
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Bruins Notes: Second-Period Struggles Among Problems On Road Trip

The Boston Bruins traveled to Canada for a back-to-back against division rivals this week playing some of their best hockey of the season. Unfortunately for the B’s, they will return home with more questions than answers after losing 6-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs and 5-1 to the Montreal Canadiens. The most glaring issue from this road trip was Boston’s poor play in second...
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Is Top Prospect Connor McDavid’s Injury Reason To End Hockey Fights? (Video)

The OHL’s Connor McDavid is the NHL’s top prospect and will likely be the No. 1 pick in the 2015 draft. But right now, he’s sidelined for five to six weeks with a broken hand that he sustained during a fight. Should this be a reason to end fighting in hockey? As Dale Arnold, Billy Jaffe and Barry Pederson pointed out on Thursday’s episode of “The Instigators,” it’s...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive Breakdowns Prove Costly In Bruins’ 5-1 Loss To Canadiens

Defensive breakdowns are becoming a concerning trend for the Boston Bruins this season. Mental mistakes, poor positioning and lapses in defensive coverage gave a talented Canadiens offense plenty of scoring chances Thursday night, and the Habs made Boston pay by winning 5-1 with five unanswered goals from the start of the second period. The build up to the first Canadiens goal began...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Frustrated By Bruins’ Inability To Sustain Their Game (Video)

It’s not that Claude Julien doesn’t like what he’s seeing from his Boston Bruins. It’s that he doesn’t like how long he’s seeing it for. The Bruins head coach talked to NESN’s Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley after the B’s 5-1 blowout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, and he lamented the fact that his players can’t seem to keep their heads in the game...
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Bruins-Canadiens 3 Stars: Max Pacioretty, Lars Eller Lead Montreal To 5-1 Win

The Boston Bruins struggled to keep the puck out of their net for the second consecutive game Thursday night. One day after losing 6-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins were defeated 5-1 by the rival Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The loss dropped the Bruins to 0-3 in the second game of back-to-backs this season. The Habs also lead the season series 2-0 after winning...
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Adam Silver Voices Support For Legalized Sports Betting In NYT Op-Ed

All of the major North American sports leagues, including the NBA, blocked New Jersey’s plan to legalize sports betting. But NBA commissioner Adam Silver still thinks it should happen eventually, and on a national scale. Silver reaffirmed his support for legalizing sports betting in a New York Times op-ed Thursday, writing that it will continue to exist illegally and without government...
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Dougie Hamilton Scores Seconds Into Power Play To Put Bruins Up 1-0 (Video)

The Boston Bruins took advantage of a power play against the Montreal Canadiens in a big way. Despite the fact that the Habs are usually strong on the penalty kill, B’s defenseman Dougie Hamilton scored just three second into the Bruins’ first man advantage Wednesday night. Forwards Loui Eriksson and Patrice Bergeron fought a couple of good battles in the face-off circle to...
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Loui Eriksson Avoids Penalty, Paves Way For Dougie Hamilton Goal (Video)

The Montreal Canadiens are usually strong on the penalty kill, but the Boston Bruins changed that Wednesday. Thanks to some smart stick work by Loui Eriksson, Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton was able to score just three seconds into their first power play in the first period. Eriksson used his stick to get in front of Habs defenseman Andrei Markov without causing interference and...
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Bruins Must Play Tough Mental Game To Overcome Struggles Vs. Canadiens (Video)

The Montreal Canadiens seem to be experts at getting in the heads of the Boston Bruins. The B’s were 1-5-2 in their previous eight matchups with the Habs — including last season’s playoffs — before Wednesday night’s game at the Bell Centre, and that’s not necessarily a coincidence. “A lot of the design of this Montreal Canadiens team is devoted to finding a way to...
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Raheem Sterling: Brendan Rodgers Advises Me To ‘Live, Eat, Sleep’ Soccer

Raheem Sterling should heed Brendan Rodgers’ advice if he wants to rise to the top of the soccer world. Sterling, 19, hailed Rodgers’ influence on his career Wednesday, telling Liverpool Xtra that the Reds’ boss has made him a more versatile player, a better teammate and is advising him on how to fulfill his vast potential. “He has taught me to play in numerous different...
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Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw, Angels’ Mike Trout Win MVP Awards

NEW YORK — Clayton Kershaw has become the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace beat out Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton and Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen for the honor announced Thursday. Bob Gibson in 1968 was the previous pitcher to be the NL MVP. Detroit pitcher Justin Verlander won the AL MVP in 2011...
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Jose Canseco goes on Twitter rant on space, 'Comet Transport'

Jose Canseco hit some moon shots during his MLB days, and apparently he believes that makes him an expert on space travel. The former slugger took to Twitter to divulge some theories about how “comet transport is the key to our survival” because it would open up new industries like “asteroid mining (and) interstellar trade.” Comet Transport is the key to our survival...
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Report: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins Discussing Record-Breaking $300M Deal

Giancarlo Stanton might be getting paid with a capital P. The Marlins are reportedly discussing a record-breaking 10-year, $300 million deal that would keep the slugger in Miami long-term, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, citing major league sources. Rosenthal reports Stanton’s representatives have also discussed shorter contracts with Miami, but “the mere fact that...
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Bruins-Canadiens Live: Division Rivals Clash In Montreal

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Divock Origi Would Join Liverpool Early If Reds, Lille Agree To End Loan

Divock Origi is so excited to start his Liverpool career, he’d run to Anfield ahead of schedule if given the chance. Origi, 19, is flourishing for both French club Lille and Belgium’s national team this season, and some think he could ease Liverpool’s scoring woes. Origi told the Guardian on Thursday that he’d end his loan spell at Lille in January and return to parent club...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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