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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 6:31 pm
While the Red Sox weren't ready to make any announcements regarding their American League Championship Series roster the Astros chose not to wait. Houston manager A.J. Hinch used his media availability at Fenway Park Friday to relay that there will be two changes from the ALDS roster he used in...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 5:58 pm
Watching and listening to Mitch Moreland it sure seems like he is ready to participate as an active member of the Red Sox for the American League Championship Series. The first baseman participated in some light running and fielding drills to test his ailing hamstring, which kept Moreland out of...
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Matt Kalman
October 12, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The most important thing Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller did during the Bruins 4-1 win against Edmonton on Thursday was team up with defense partner Matt Grzelcyk to shut down the Oilers’ second line of Leon Draisaitl, Milan Lucic and Kailer Yamamoto. Playing against the Miller/Grzelcyk pair most of...
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Matt Kalman
October 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Expect Joakim Nordstrom to remain on the second line and Ryan Donato to re-enter the lineup when the Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden on Saturday. Nordstrom scored a goal in the Bruins’ 4-1 win against Edmonton on Thursday in his debut skating on left wing on a line with David Krejci...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The battle between Rob Gronkowski and Travis Kelce for tight end supremacy has emerged as a subplot for Sunday night’s showdown between the Patriots and Chiefs. Two weeks ago, “Monday Night Football” analyst Booger McFarland proclaimed Kelce was the best tight end in the game, which came on the...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
ESPN seemingly has a monopoly on breaking news in the NFL and NBA. The network’s team of ubiquitous Insiders, led by Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski, are portrayed as the unofficial papers of record for their respective leagues. When it comes to baseball, however, ESPN is lagging behind the...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 11:31 am
It’s been five-and-a-half years since Aaron Hernandez was arrested for Odin Lloyd’s murder. In that time, we’ve been subjected to an avalanche of coverage about Hernandez exploring every facet of his life, from his turbulent upbringing in Connecticut to an alleged secret boyfriend. His story has...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 11:13 am
It's a common question for professional athletes. "What would you want to do if you weren't doing this?" Joe Kelly's answer is quick, decisive and at least a bit eyebrow-raising. "I wanted to go into the DEA or I wanted to work undercover," said the Red Sox reliever. "Psychology looks good on paper...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 10:29 am
Max Kellerman loves to troll Tom Brady, so it’s not surprising he says he would take Patrick Mahomes over TB12 for the rest of the season. Kellerman’s predictable soliloquy about the subject on “First Take” Thursday centered around Carson Wentz, and how the Eagles’ pass-thrower was better than...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 9:46 am
There was lots of predictable handwringing when Bill Belichick allowed Nate Solder to sign with the Giants in free agency last offseason. The Patriots reportedly made Solder a competitive offer, but it fell just short of the Giants, who inked the left tackle to a four-year contract worth $38.4...
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