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Rob Bradford
September 22, 2018 - 5:01 pm
The Patriots' Twitter account offered some optimism heading into the Pats' Sunday night game against the Lions. The team's social media platform showed various players boarding the plane for Detroit, among them was offensive tackle Marcus Cannon. The fact that Cannon is making the trip suggests he...
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Rob Bradford
September 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
The immediate takeaway from Alex Cora's lineup Saturday was that Mookie Betts is not in it. Another day of rest for the outfielder and his oblique. Andrew Benintendi LF, Ian Kinsler 2B, Rafael Devers 3B, J.D. Martinez RF, Xander Bogaerts SS, Mitch Moreland DH, Brock Holt 1B, Blake Swihart C, Jackie...
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John Tomase
September 22, 2018 - 12:51 pm
J.D. Martinez made a hell of a run at the Triple Crown, but in the end, he will be undone not so much by teammate Mookie Betts, but the relentless slugging of Khris Davis in Oakland. Davis blasted a pair of homers in Friday's victory over the Twins, including a walk-off shot to right-center that...
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Alex Reimer
September 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm
It’s been nearly four months since Hanley Ramirez last donned a Red Sox uniform, but he still has love for his Boston teammates. The released slugger tweeted out congratulations to the Red Sox Thursday after they defeated the Yankees and clinched their third straight AL East title. The message was...
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Alex Reimer
September 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm
A Red Sox fan was killed on his way home from Yankee Stadium Wednesday while trying to climb his way onto the top of a train, NBC10 Boston reports . Michael Vigeant, 24, was electrocuted during the act. The car on Metro-North was heading from Yankee Stadium to New Haven, Conn. His brother also...
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Alex Reimer
September 21, 2018 - 11:30 am
It looks like longtime Boston Herald sports columnist Steve Buckley is moving to the digital world. The Boston Globe’s Chad Finn reports Buckley is heading to The Athletic Boston website, citing industry sources. Buck, annoyingly, wouldn’t confirm the news to me in a text message. Perhaps that’s...
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Alex Reimer
September 21, 2018 - 10:34 am
Patriots reporters lived in an alternative universe this week. On Monday afternoon, the Patriots and Browns reportedly completed a trade sending the talented, yet enigmatic wideout Josh Gordon to New England in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick. It was the biggest sports story of the day, and...
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John Tomase
September 21, 2018 - 10:24 am
After watching Baker Mayfield shred the Jets in an electrifying debut on Thursday night, it's worth revisiting how badly the Patriots wanted the Heisman Trophy winner. According to multiple reports around the draft , as well as a podcast interview with Mayfield's agent, a clear picture emerged of a...
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Rob Bradford
September 21, 2018 - 2:48 am
NEW YORK -- Dave Dombrowski knows the routine. He has done it plenty of times. He takes his shoes off, allows the players to douse him with champagne and offer as many congratulations in among the goggle-clad players as possible. Thursday night was no different at Yankee Stadium, except for one...
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