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New England Patriots offensive tackle Trent Brown
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Ryan Hannable
February 18, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Trent Brown did well for himself this year. In his first year with the Patriots, as well as being in a contract year, Brown had a tremendous season protecting Tom Brady's blindside on the way to the team winning Super Bowl LIII. This leaves the 25-year-old as one of the better players on the open...
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Lucy Burdge
February 18, 2019 - 3:38 pm
How much would you pay to own Julian Edelman’s beard? And what would you do with it as its owner? The clippings from Edelman’s recent trim from Ellen DeGeneres are up for auction and it seems some people would pay thousands for them. And this is great news since the proceeds from the auction...
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John Tomase
February 18, 2019 - 3:20 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Henry believes Chris Sale is different, which is why he's not going to let a sore shoulder stop him from pursuing a long-term extension with the Red Sox ace. Hours after chairman Tom Werner told Mut & Callahan that Sale and the Red Sox have started discussions on a...
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Tom Werner (left) and John Henry
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John Tomase
February 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Henry long ago declared that pitchers in their 30s represent bad investments, and the numbers largely support this hypothesis. But there are always exceptions, and Henry believes Jon Lester was one of them. In a discussion about the merits of signing ace Chris Sale to an...
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Ryan Hannable
February 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
The Patriots didn't exactly have the best depth at the wide receiver position last season, but apparently it wasn't because they didn't try to add a star player. According to Chris Simms on Monday's PMT Live , the Patriots made an effort to trade for Odell Beckham Jr. "all last offseason," and that...
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 1:04 pm
At the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, all of this Kyrie-LeBron stuff is really starting to get annoying. Irving is toying with the fans he once promised he would re-sign with the Celtics. That’s not cool. Despite missing the last two-and-a-half games with a knee injury, Irving suited up for...
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NFL draft prospect Kyler Murray
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Ryan Hannable
February 18, 2019 - 12:22 pm
At some point the Patriots are going to need to find Tom Brady's eventual successor, and that could come as soon as this year. In Monday's Football Morning in America column , NBC Sports' Peter King made a case for the Patriots to find a way to land Oklahoma's Kyler Murray in April's draft. “If I’m...
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Red Sox chairman Tom Werner
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner acknowledged Monday on “Mut & Callahan” there are tensions between the owners and players heading into MLB’s upcoming collective bargaining negotiations. One of the biggest issues is the maddening stagnation of the free agency market, which is the reason why Bryce...
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Lucy Burdge
February 18, 2019 - 11:35 am
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James seemed to have patched up any possible animosity toward each other from the past and even found a rhythm together on the court during the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. When Irving alley-oop’ed to James in the fourth quarter, fans on Twitter noticed the chemistry between...
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Wide receiver Golden Tate
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February 18, 2019 - 11:30 am
By Mateo Aycardi Over the next few weeks, WEEI.com will take a look at a number of free agents who the Patriots could potentially target. Free agency officially begins March 13. Name : Golden Tate Age : 30 Position : Wide Receiver 2018 stats : 74 receptions, 795 yards, four touchdowns. The skinny...
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