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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 3:09 pm
HOUSTON -- Chris Sale may be seen throwing in the Red Sox' bullpen Tuesday during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, but don't get the wrong idea. Sale is not going to be executing a repeat performance of his relief stint in Yankee Stadium. Sale was expected to arrive in town after...
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Alex Reimer
October 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
The Tyreek Hill beer-throwing incident should’ve had a shorter shelf-life than one of Khloe Kardashian’s romantic forays. A college-aged Patriots fan, who was probably intoxicated, threw the remaining drops of his beer at Hill after the Chiefs wideout had caught his third touchdown of the game...
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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 7:05 am
HOUSTON -- I don't really know Alex Bregman. I've interviewed him maybe twice. Seemed nice enough. Alex Cora thinks highly of him. Obviously, Blake Swihart is a big proponent of his childhood friend. I just recently talked to a bunch of folks who have known the guy for a long, long time and swore...
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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 5:57 am
HOUSTON -- The conversation bubbling to the surface on workout day at Minute Maid Park Monday had little to do with actual baseball. Instead, it was all about Instagram. Following a brief batting practice session leading up to Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Red Sox...
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Matt Kalman
October 15, 2018 - 4:13 pm
After his rookie season, Bruins forward Anders Bjork wanted to improve his offensive game, and that included doing more than just working on his shot in the offseason. It also meant changing his mentality. It was that shift in attitude that helped the 22-year-old score his first goal of the season...
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Alex Reimer
October 15, 2018 - 3:18 pm
The Jaguars compared their Week 2 triumph over the Patriots to winning the Super Bowl. Since then, they’ve dropped three of four games. It’s another sign that order has been restored in the AFC. Just last month, it looked like the top of the AFC was on the verge of getting reshuffled. The Patriots...
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Alex Reimer
October 15, 2018 - 12:23 pm
There has been so much indignation directed towards the Patriots fans who flipped off Tyreek Hill and poured beer on him, one would think they committed some sort of violent crime. But that’s more Hill’s area of expertise. Let’s make two things clear: throwing beer on people is wrong, and no...
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Alex Reimer
October 15, 2018 - 11:02 am
Rob Gronkowski showed up when it mattered in the Patriots’ thrilling 43-40 victory over the Chiefs Sunday, catching two passes from Tom Brady for 81 yards during New England’s final two scoring drives. Travis Kelce, meanwhile, was blanked during the second half. The best tight end in football still...
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Alex Reimer
October 15, 2018 - 10:02 am
Eight of 10 people who were watching TV in Boston Sunday night were tuned to either the Red Sox or Patriots. The question is, what in the world were the other folks watching? The Red Sox and Patriots went head-to-head Sunday, and predictably, the ratings numbers were strong for both teams. The Pats...
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Alex Reimer
October 15, 2018 - 9:40 am
David Price received a standing ovation from the Fenway Faithful Sunday after allowing four runs over 4.2 innings against the Astros in Game 2 of the ALCS. But amazingly, that wasn’t the greatest example of hero-worship the left-hander experienced in his 11th career postseason start. The TBS crew...
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