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Ryan Hannable
September 27, 2018 - 10:53 am
FOXBORO -- Two of the most popular Patriots players from the last few years will be on the other sideline Sunday afternoon when the Patriots host the Dolphins -- Danny Amendola and Brandon Bolden. Amendola signed a two-year deal as a free agent this offseason, and then after getting released on cut...
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Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 10:38 am
The hype around the Celtics isn’t just constrained to the corridors of Interstate 495. It’s stretched all the way to the Oracle Arena in Oakland, where the defending NBA champion Warriors play their home games. In an interview with NBC Sports Bay Area , Golden State guard Klay Thompson said he...
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Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 10:15 am
Four years ago, it seemed like NESN was attempting to position itself for the post-Remy era. Beloved color analyst Jerry Remy took an indefinite leave of absence after his son was arrested for murder towards the end of the 2013 campaign and also missed time with pneumonia that season. With Dennis...
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Rob Bradford
September 27, 2018 - 1:40 am
The message from Alex Cora had been consistent for more than a week: Wednesday was an important day. Chris Sale was pitching. With just under an hour left until Sept. 26 turned into Sept. 27 the Red Sox manager offered his synopsis. "Not great, we saw that," Cora said in response to the first...
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Jim Hackett
September 26, 2018 - 10:01 pm
Disclaimer: The interview cited below is purely fictional. It is farcical. It did not happen. Though had it, I do believe this is exactly how the conversation would go under the circumstances provided below ... So I had the chance to grab a cup of coffee and a couple of sides of sodium pentothal...
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Rob Bradford
September 26, 2018 - 9:25 pm
It was an uneven outcome for Chris Sale. Making his last regular season start of the season, Sale lasted 4 2/3 innings against the Orioles Wednesday night, giving up three runs on four hits while striking out eight and walking one. The lefty finished his outing throwing 92 pitches. But what was...
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Josue Pavon
September 26, 2018 - 8:35 pm
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made it clear at training camp on Wednesday that he isn't concerned about Kyrie Irving's impending free agency. Instead, he's looking forward to simply seeing his All-Star point guard return to form this season. Irving was a key catalyst for...
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Rob Bradford
September 26, 2018 - 8:11 pm
Jerry Remy was a welcome sight at Fenway Park Wednesday night. The NESN analyst joined the Red Sox broadcast for the first time since learning his lung cancer had returned, spending an inning with Dave O'Brien and Steve Lyons. Prior to the Red Sox' game against the Orioles Remy met with the media...
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Alex Reimer
September 26, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Veteran sports broadcasters Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer are going to call “Thursday Night Football” on Amazon Prime, beginning with this week’s matchup between the Rams and Vikings. It’s the first time two female announcers will call an NFL game, which Amazon was sure to highlight in its press...
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Alex Reimer
September 26, 2018 - 11:21 am
It looks like we wasted lots of oxygen this summer discussing the possibility of Kyrie Irving leaving Boston to team up with Jimmy Butler. The All-Star forward is reportedly lobbying the Timberwolves to trade him before the start of the season. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Butler’s preferred...
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