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Vote: Do You Agree With Doc Rivers’ Assessment That the Celtics Are a ‘Soft’ Team?

On Wednesday the Celtics lost to the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 on their home court, and Doc Rivers refused to mince words afterwards. In the wake of a game that saw Rajon Rondo ejected (and his double-digit assist streak end), Rivers pointedly called the team “soft” in his postgame comments. Rivers even seemed to specifically refer to Rondo’s actions, saying “that stuff’s not...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo Refuses to Pay Attention to Pro Bowl Voting, Would Rather Play Xbox Instead

FOXBORO, Mass. — With weather in New England creeping down into the 20′s as winter slowly begins to settle in, a trip to warm and sunny Hawaii would be a welcome change for some. But not for Jerod Mayo, not yet at least. Mayo, who is arguably in the middle of his best season as a pro, is currently atop the Pro Bowl voting for AFC middle linebackers and will likely be named to...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Women Claiming to Be Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho’s Girlfriend Fight at Boxer’s Wake

Hector “Macho” Camacho would have some explaining to do if he were alive today. At his wake in Puerto Rico, several fights broke out between the women in his life — including a “scratching match” between two women who claim to be his girlfriend, as well as his sisters – according to ESPN Deportes. “I am the actual girlfriend of Macho, and those who don’t like it...
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Mike D’Antoni Regrets Leaving Suns for Knicks

Mike D’Antoni left the Phoenix Suns at the conclusion of the 2007-08 season, moving to a far bigger market and a far bigger challenge in the New York Knicks. Though D’Antoni had taken the Suns to two Western Conference Championship series, his teams had never appeared in an NBA Finals, and although he led the Knicks to the playoffs in the 2010-11 season, they were swept in the...
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HAMMER OF JUSTICE

Rondo suspended two games for fight

Rajon Rondo has been suspended two games by the NBA for his part in Wednesday's fracas between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics.

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Rajon Rondo Calls Altercation With Kris Humphries a ‘Pushing War,’ Awaits Discipline Ruling From League

WALTHAM, Mass. — Rajon Rondo was mostly subdued on the day after his dust-up with Kris Humphries, but he did crack one smile. Rondo, who spoke with an NBA representative about an hour before practice began on Thursday afternoon, was asked if he worried that he might be issued a longer suspension or fine in light of two earlier ejections for run-ins with officials. In the league’s...
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Report: Former LSU Defensive Back Tyrann Mathieu to Declare for 2013 NFL Draft

When Tyrann Mathieu stepped into the national spotlight during the 2011 season, it was thought that if the young defensive back could keep his nose clean he would be one of the all-time greats in college football. Unfortunately, he couldn’t. Nicknamed the “Honey Badger” for his tenacious play and his never-quit attitude, Mathieu’s fall from grace has been one for the ages...
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Reggie Bush Will Be a Handful for Patriots to Contain Given Team’s Struggles With C.J. Spiller

FOXBORO, Mass — C.J. Spiller has moves that few in the NFL could even come close to imitating. His speed is deadly, and his agility is almost incomparable. Almost. While the Bills running back is a rare breed, given his deadly speed and incomparable agility, there is another player, in the same division even, who possesses those same weapons in his arsenal. Reggie Bush has been...
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Rajon Rondo Denies Trying to Start Riot Against Nets, Calls Kris Humpries’ Foul on Kevin Garnett ‘Malicious’ (Video)

Rajon Rondo is not backing down from his actions in Wednesday’s loss to the Nets. After taking offense to a hard foul by Kris Humphries on Kevin Garnett, Rondo was ejected from the game and could face a suspension from the league for his actions. However, before practice on Thursday, the Celtics point guard did not seem to show much remorse for how things had played out. Check...
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Rajon Rondo-Kris Humphries One of Several Boston-Themed Brawls in Top 10 Sports Fights of 2012 (Gallery)

Rajon Rondo might end up being suspended for his actions on Wednesday night against Kris Humphries and the Nets, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a Celtics fan who will castigate the point guard for defending a teammate in the heat of battle. Boston has always been a city willing to stand up for what it believes in, and that quality appears to have rubbed off on its sports teams...
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NESN to Air ‘Christmas at Fenway’ Show on Saturday Featuring Tom Caron, Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy, Jamie Erdahl

NESN is getting into the holiday spirit. On Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET, , NESN will air “Christmas at Fenway” with Tom Caron, Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy and Jamie Erdahl. The special show will air in conjunction with the Red Sox’ Christmas at Fenway event, which will feature all sorts of goodies for fans in attendance. Current and former Red Sox players will sign...
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Kevin Garnett Says Kris Humphries Is ‘Out of Control,’ That Celtics ‘Have Each Other’s Backs’

In Wednesday night’s Celtics-Nets game at the TD Garden, tempers flared following a hard foul on Boston’s Kevin Garnett by the Nets Kris Humphries. Following the contest — which saw Rajon Rondo, among others, rejected– both teams have continued the bad blood off the court and into social media (which has drawn criticism from Erin Andrews). And on Thursday afternoon, Garnett...
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Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard Shortlisted for 2012 FIFPro World XI

Luis Suarez has been shortlisted for the 2012 FIFPro World XI. The Uruguay international is one of 15 strikers to be nominated for the accolade, with Liverpool teammate Steven Gerrard also in the running in the midfielder’s category. Suarez is joined by the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the shortlist. More than 50,000 professionals around the world cast their vote...
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Erin Andrews Tells Kris Humphries to ‘Take the Skirt Off’ in Response to Forward’s Injuries From Celtics Fight

Celtics fans looking for some colorful trash talk to send Kris Humphries‘ way might have Erin Andrews to thank for some new material. After the Brooklyn Nets forward felt the need to show off his battle scars from getting shoved to the ground by Rajon Rondo on Wednesday night, Andrews took to Twitter with a call for Humphries to stop whining. really?? tweeting a post gm "scratched...
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Multiple Line Brawls Break Out During Wild Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

This is what the NHL lockout has resorted us to — Russian youth hockey fights. Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog passes along a wildly entertaining video of a recent Russian youth hockey matchup between two teams of 10-year-olds. The youngsters apparently got after it early and often in one of the most “violent” youth hockey games you will ever see. A highlight video has already been...
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Norwich Marches Into Semifinals to Face Providence on ‘Schooled: NESN’s College Face Off’

Norwich is marching into the semifinals of Schooled: NESN’s College Face Off, but awaiting the trio of cadets are the defending champions. Norwich will take on Providence College in what is sure to be a doozy. Providence was in championship form in its first-round victory over UNH, but Norwich turned some heads with its impressive win over Vermont. Now, the two schools will go...
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Larry Lucchino Denies Any Trade Talks Regarding Jacoby Ellsbury, Says ‘He’s Our Center Fielder’

Jacoby Ellsbury holds significant trade value. With Ellsbury just a year away from free agency and center field prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. on the rise, there has been speculation that the Red Sox would shop Ellsbury –– the 2011 American League MVP runner up –– this offseason in exchange for a premier pitcher. Speaking on WEEI radio on Thursday, Red Sox president Larry Lucchino...
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Report: Nationals Want to Join Red Sox, Twins in Fort Myers for Spring Training, But County’s Financial Situation Remains Hurdle

The Red Sox and Twins may have some new neighbors in Fort Myers. According to the Washington Post, the Nationals are interested in leaving their spring training home in Viera, Fla. to move into the City of Palms Park –– the Red Sox’ old spring training facility. But Lee County officials are mired in a financial bind, having committed $80 million to fund the Red Sox’ new facility...
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Red Sox Players to Visit Allston-Brighton Tollbooths on Thursday to Deliver Early Holiday Gift to Commuters

Mass Pike commuters will be treated to a couple of early holiday gifts on Thursday afternoon in Boston. Not only will they avoid a toll, they may get a chance to get some season’s greetings from members of the Red Sox. Ryan Lavarnway, Mark Melancon, Ryan Kalish and Chris Carpenter will all be at the Allston-Brighton tolls on Thursday afternoon where the Red Sox will pick up the...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
IN A TWITTER

Florida QB's girlfriend taunts Florida State

The Florida-Florida State rivalry is one of the most entertaining and deeply rooted rivalries in all of college football. However, the hatred that was once just reserved for players is seeping into a different social group — the cheerleaders. Tarin Moses, the girlfriend of Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, took to Twitter in the week leading up to the sunshine showdown to express...
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Saints Players Accuse Atlanta Airport Employees of Egging Team Bus on Wednesday

The Saints-Falcons rivalry is as legit as they come. Want proof? On Wednesday night, when the Saints were boarding buses at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a few Saints players accused airport employees of  egging their bus. The Saints are in town for a Thursday night battle with the Falcons at the Georgia dome. Check out the tweets below from Jimmy Graham, Chase Daniel...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Vote: How Many Games Should Rajon Rondo Be Suspended for Altercation With Kris Humphries?

Here we are again, discussing whether or not Rajon Rondo will be suspended. Rondo was ejected from Wednesday’s game against the Nets for his involvement in a brawl between the two Eastern Conference foes. Now, Celtics fans wait on the edge of their seats as they await the league’s decision on whether or not Rondo will be issued supplemental discipline, and if he is, what exactly...
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Celtics, Nets Could Have Foundation of Serious Rivalry Brewing In Wake of Wednesday’s Scuffle

BOSTON — Before all the punching and posturing started, with three players given the boot after a skirmish set off by Rajon Rondo and Kris Humphries, the opposing coaches could not exchange enough expressions of affection for each other. “I played with him with the Spurs, and he’s probably one of my best friends,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said of Nets coach Avery Johnson...
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Red Sox Not Ruling Out Any Free Agents, More Concerned With Years Than Dollars on Contracts (Video)

The Red Sox have a history of being big players in free agency. That trend could continue this offseason, as the Sox have plenty of money to spend after their midseason megadeal with the Dodgers. Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino dropped by WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan on Thursday to discuss the interesting offseason. While the Sox have yet to make a big splash, they’ve...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Must Now Focus on Building Roster With Coaching Vacancies Filled (Video)

And so the debate rages on. The Boston Red Sox put the finishing touches on their coaching staff after hiring Greg Colbrunn as the new hitting coach on Wednesday, and now comes time to fill out the roster Last season, the team dealt with its fair share of both injuries and ineffectiveness, before finally rebooting to some extent by trading away Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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