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VIDEO: Shaq’s Son Shareef O’Neal is Huge and Really Good at Basketball #ICYMI

From the In Case You Missed It (#ICYMI) files… The son of former Celtics center Shaquille O’Neal isn’t as big as his dad is, but he’s still huge. Shareef O’Neal is only 15 and is already 6 feet, 7 inches tall. He’s also quite good at basketball:

You’re Finnish! Bruins Sign Joonas Kemppainen from Finland

Finnish forward Joonas Kemppainen has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Bruins. Kemppainen, 27, scored 11 goals and tallied 21 assists for the Oulun Karpat of the Finnish Elite League last season, finishing with a +15 rating in 59 games. He added 10 goals in 19 playoff games.

VIDEO: Red Sox Finally Call Up Rusney Castillo, Who Drops Fly Ball

The Red Sox finally called up Rusney Castillo on Friday night, and in his first game, he dropped a fly ball in a play that Jerry Remy even called “bad.” It really was embarrassing. Castillo later singled to redeem himself a bit. Check out the drop here (mixed in with a recap of the Angels […]

Where is Jerry Remy? (May 18, 2015) – He’ll Return Soon!

Wondering where Jerry Remy is? So were we… until Rem-Dawg finally Tweeted Monday that he’ll be back on Tuesday: Be back tomorrow. Looking forward to being back with don and the sox — Jerry Remy (RemDawg) (@Jerry_Remy) May 18, 2015 Remy has been out since the beginning of May, only saying that he wasn’t “feeling […]

NFLPA Files Appeal of Tom Brady Suspension (GO TOM GO!)

The NFLPA has filed the appeal of Tom Brady’s ridiculous four-game suspension. Good luck, Roger. You’re going to need it.

Tom Brady, Patriots Used Illegal Footballs in 2004, A.J. Feeley Says

Just like we saw with Spygate nearly eight years ago, accusations of cheating are starting to swirl around the Patriots again with the Deflategate scandal catching headlines. Appearing on 97.5 FM in Philadelphia, former Dolphins (and Eagles) quarterback A.J. Feeley accused Tom Brady and the Patriots of using illegal footballs in their 2004 Super Bowl […]

Useful Apps for Boston Sports Fans

Any Boston-based sports fan will always tell you how annoying it can be to miss out on the latest updates about the Red Sox or the Patriots, especially near Superbowl season.

Reasons Why Tom Brady #Deflategate Suspension is Ridiculous

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games by the NFL on Monday, days after the release of the Wells Report, which concluded that Brady was “generally aware” the Patriots probably deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship game against the Colts earlier this year. The Patriots won that game 45-7. The Patriots […]

#Deflategate Report: Texts Say “Tom Sucks” and “F___ Tom”

Sure, the #deflategate report didn’t look the best for Tom Brady and the Patriots, but it certainly looks really bad for the Patriots ball attendants (specifically Jim McNally), who mocked Tom Brady in text messages. Among the best ones: McNally: Tom sucks…im going make that next ball a fuckin balloon McNally: Fuck tom …16 is […]

NFL’s Ted Wells #DeflateGate Report (CliffsNotes Edition)

Here is the Cliffs Notes version of the entire 243-page Ted Wells Deflategate report (.pdf) released by the NFL on Wednesday concerning the Patriots intentional underinflation of footballs used in the AFC Championship game. The Basics – Report focuses on footballs used during AFC Championship game, which Patriots won 45-7 over the Colts – Footballs […]

Patriots Interested in LSU’s La’el Collins, Who Was Questioned in Murder

According to The Advocate, the Patriots have shown interest in LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins, who was questioned in connection with the killing of his pregnant ex-girlfriend. The 21-year-old Collins, who was likely to become a first-round pick, spoke to detectives last Monday morning, days before the NFL Draft. When news broke Tuesday, his stock […]

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Gets Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out Treatment (Video)

Keep in mind this genius video was made BEFORE the big Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight. (h/t Fansided)

Red Sox Claim Luis Jimenez Off Waivers from Brewers

The Red Sox have claimed infielder Luis Jimenez off waives after the Brewers designated him for assignment on Saturday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox moved catcher Ryan Hanigan to the 60-day disabled list.

Patriots to Sign Another Michigan QB (Devin Gardner), Convert Him to WR

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Patriots plan to sign former Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner as an undrafted free agent and convert him into a wide receiver. The Patriots pulled off the same experiment beautifully with Julian Edelman, who was a quarterback in college with Kent State.

Red Sox Catcher Ryan Hanigan Out Until All-Star Break After Surgery

Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan has had surgery to repair a fractured finger on Saturday and is expected to miss at least two months. “He had surgery today,” manager John Farrell said. “There were some pins inserted. It’s going to be a lengthy recovery time. I wouldn’t anticipate him back before the All-Star break.” The Red […]