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Scott McLaughlin
October 04, 2018 - 10:42 am
After getting back on track with a dominant 38-7 win over the Dolphins, the Patriots will look to make it two in a row when they host the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night. The Colts are off to a 1-3 start, most recently losing to the Houston Texans in overtime after coach Frank Reich made the...
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Rob Bradford
October 04, 2018 - 10:15 am
David Price has been saying all the right things leading up to his Game 2 start against the Yankees Saturday, a trend that didn't stop Wednesday afternoon. "It doesn’t matter. I wasn’t starting," said Price when it came to his takeaway from last season's 6 2/3 innings out of the bullpen in his two...
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Jim Hackett
October 04, 2018 - 8:44 am
To all of you in Indianapolis that may be visiting and think some sort of rivalry has been renewed or restored against the Patriots it’s time to step up your medication and seek out teams of professional help. The good news for you is that you have traveled to the medical hub of the planet and...
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Rob Bradford
October 04, 2018 - 12:07 am
Oakland would have been an interesting story, but this seems like it had to happen. The Yankees will be playing the Red Sox in the American League Division Series. Friday's Game 1 at Fenway Park will mark the 20th time this season the two teams have played, with the Red Sox having won 10 of the...
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Matt Kalman
October 04, 2018 - 12:04 am
Well at least the Bruins won the fight. Blown out in their season-opener by the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on the Capitals' banner-raising night Wednesday, the Bruins hardly presented any resistance during their 7-0 loss. But with 6:06 remaining in the third period, Bruins...
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Matt Kalman
October 03, 2018 - 11:08 pm
On the eve of their season-opener on the road against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals, the Bruins let themselves get baited into answering questions about the Capitals’ 15-minute banner-raising ceremony. With the Capitals potentially distracted by the banner and reminiscences...
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Alex Reimer
October 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe struggles when it comes to shutting down receivers. But he can certainly handle Twitter trolls. Rowe celebrated his 26th birthday Tuesday, which the Patriots acknowledged with a tweet from their official account. The nice message prompted a random user to lambast Rowe...
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Alex Reimer
October 03, 2018 - 2:36 pm
The Orioles rescued Buck Showalter from his misery Wednesday, firing him after an atrocious 47-win campaign. At this stage in his career, it’s debatable whether Showalter will receive another chance to manage again. That means one of the greatest gnats in the Red Sox’ side may never wear his...
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Alex Reimer
October 03, 2018 - 12:28 pm
The Colts were on the rapid ascendance when they first selected Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. They made the playoffs for three straight years, advancing further each time. In 2014, the Patriots routed them in the Divisional Round, but the two clubs met up for a...
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Alex Reimer
October 03, 2018 - 11:08 am
The Celtics have received further affirmation about their newfound status as NBA favorites. In the annual NBA GM survey , Brad Stevens was voted as the best head coach in the league with 47 percent of the vote. He’s the first coach besides Gregg Popovich to win the honor in seven years (for those...
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