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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2019 - 9:11 pm
The rich just got a whole lot richer in the American League East. According to multiple reports, the division-leading Yankees are trading for Edwin Encarnacion, who leads the American League with 21 home runs. (New York catcher Gary Sanchez owns the second-most homers with 20.) The 36-year-old...
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Celtics forward Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
June 15, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Well, for the Celtics fans who wanted nothing to do with the idea of Anthony Davis in Boston, you got your wish on Saturday. Davis is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski . And it seems the driving force behind Davis landing in Los Angeles and not Boston was the...
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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2019 - 6:52 pm
The dream of the Celtics' reeling in Anthony Davis is reportedly dead. According to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans have agreed to a trade that will send Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall in...
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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Dustin Pedroia is out of sight, but, as Alex Cora pointed out to reporters Saturday, that doesn't mean he's out of mind. Cora passed along that he has been in communication with the Red Sox' second baseman recently, even with Pedroia spending time away with his family in Northern California. "I...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Alex Reimer
June 15, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Brad Marchand isn't sorry for partying. The Bruins winger, fresh off an ill-timed line change that shifted the balance of the Stanley Cup Final, was videotaped dancing shirtless with ski goggles on the stage of an undisclosed club early Saturday morning. Marchand confirmed his identity in a tweet...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 15, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Here’s where David Backes was on coach Bruce Cassidy’s pecking order when making a lineup for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final: Cassidy opted to continue to dress Noel Acciari with a fractured sternum instead of the 35-year-old Backes. The Minnesota native had no points in six games playing with...
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Amin Touri
June 14, 2019 - 10:50 pm
LOWELL — In his first rehab start since being placed on the 10-day injured list on June 1, Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce went 1-for-3 for the Lowell Spinners on Friday night in a positive outing on the comeback trail. The 2018 World Series MVP has been out for two weeks with a lower back...
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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Evan Marinofsky
June 14, 2019 - 6:51 pm
One of the hot topics of the upcoming Bruins offseason will be what to do about defenseman Torey Krug. The 28-year-old is heading into the final year of his four-year, $21 million contract and can become an unrestricted free agent July 1, 2020. The Bruins obviously have three choices: let him play...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The Red Sox bullpen is going to be without a major piece for a while. The team announced that Heath Hembree is headed to the 10-day injured list with a right elbow extensor strain. The move is retroactive to June 11. Taking Hembree's place on the 25-man roster is Josh Taylor. Hembree has not...
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Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Two days after it had been reported the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as general manager, the Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair announced Houston would halt its pursuit of Caserio to fill the vacant role: Statement from #Texans Chairman and...
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