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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Maybe it was one just one meaningless at-bat in a meaningless game. But, then again, maybe it wasn't. Joe Kelly's showdown with Aaron Judge in the third inning Sunday should have offered some insight to the Red Sox' way of thinking heading into the American League Division Series. Sure, we don't...
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Alex Reimer
October 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
Over the summer, Jemele Hill talked about her desire to move on from sports and opine more frequently about social and political issues. “As much as I’d like to tell you about Golden State’s latest game or tell you about why Jacksonville can win the Super Bowl, some days I just didn’t give a s—...
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Alex Reimer
October 01, 2018 - 10:52 am
It took just one alley-oop for Jayson Tatum to make Celtics fans salivate even more about the upcoming season than they already were. Early in Boston’s preseason contest against the Hornets Sunday, the second-year star flushed down a pass from Terry Rozier, finishing high above the rim on a fast-...
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Alex Reimer
October 01, 2018 - 10:02 am
On this Victory Monday, the Patriots are coming off an AFC East drubbing and gearing up to play the Colts, whose head coach imploded in an overtime loss to the previously winless Texans on Sunday. Order has been restored to the NFL Universe. Indianapolis head coaches usually wait until they play...
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WEEI
October 01, 2018 - 9:53 am
By JOHN ANDERSEN The kings rise from the ashes, one team takes a turn, an ankle takes a turn, and the crab bandit returns. Here’s everything you need to know from Week 4 in the NFL: -- BYE WEEKS: (2-1) Panthers, (2-1) Redskins Greatest Show on Surf Aqib Talib was out with an injury. Marcus Peters...
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Josue Pavon
October 01, 2018 - 9:43 am
With only two exhibition games left before the start of the regular season, Brad Stevens gave his All-Star point guard an uptick in minutes against the Hornets on Sunday and Kyrie Irving took advantage. He played almost 29 minutes while scoring 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting to go with four assists...
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John Tomase
October 01, 2018 - 12:04 am
Whatever ailed the New England Patriots the last two weeks, it's nothing the AFC East couldn't fix. What a surprise. Over the last two decades, we've identified three pillars of success in Foxboro: quarterback Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick, and owner Robert Kraft. But we shouldn't forget the...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2018 - 11:08 pm
It was perhaps the biggest takeaway Saturday and might have also highlighted Sunday's regular-season finale as well. Consider it the two-day education of Eduardo Rodriguez. After Saturday's lackluster relief outing, in which Rodriguez allowed three runs on four hits with two walks over his two...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2018 - 7:46 pm
It wasn't surprising news, but at least it was some sort of formal announcement regarding the Red Sox' upcoming American League Division Series. After his team's 108th win of the season -- a regular-season-ending, 10-2 win over the Yankees -- Alex Cora revealed that Chris Sale and David Price would...
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Alex Reimer
September 30, 2018 - 5:45 pm
At this point, seemingly everybody has been briefed on Tom Brady’s stringent lifestyle and training regiment. There are TB12-approved snack packs, electrolytes, resistence bans, pajamas and one massive coffee table book. Brady even wore a shirt that reads “pliability” at the podium earlier this...
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