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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 […]

GIF: Manny Pacquiao Punches Floyd Mayweather Hard

After Saturday night’s “fight” and eventual decision, preserving woman-beater Floyd Mayweather’s undefeated professional record, we are left with this wonderful gif that proves if the justice system can’t fully prevail over Money’s extensive history of domestic abuse, he at least continues to get into a ring and can be punched… hard. (h/t Deadspin)

Celtics to Pursue Trade for Kings Center DeMarcus Cousins, Report Says

While this won’t come as a huge surprise, the Celtics are planning to pursue a trade for Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Cousins has some maturity issues, but would give the Celtics something they desperately need — size and a defensive presence in the middle.

Red Sox Interested in Korean Slugger Byung-Ho Park?

Yes, you read that headline right. The Red Sox are interested in MORE hitting — though this hitter wouldn’t be available until 2016. Either way, the Red Sox have shown interest in Korean slugger Byung-Ho Park, who has hit .310/.434/.645 the last two seasons, including 37 home runs in 2013 and 52 home runs last […]

#TBT: Adam Vinatieri’s Super Bowl-Worn Cleats Up for Sale

Nothing screams “Throwback Thursday” like getting the chance to own a piece of Patriots history. Now, you have that chance. Up for auction soon is Adam Vinatieri’s game-worn cleats used to kick the game-winning field goal to beat the Carolina Panthers at Super Bowl 38. To make the cleats more special — they are autographed […]

#TBT: Nolan Ryan Knocks Red Sox 2B Unconscious on a Bunt Attempt

Throwback Thursday – April 30, 1974 Red Sox second baseman Doug Griffin, nicknamed “Dude,” was knocked unconscious after getting hit in the head by a Nolan Ryan fastball while trying to lay down a bunt. Griffin missed two months with a concussion and suffered temporary hearing loss. Some credit the injury to causing a premature […]

#ICYMI Photos: Rob Gronkowski’s New Girlfriend, Camille Kostek

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is dating former Patriots cheerleader, news anchor and model Camille Kostek, according to TMZ, who reported Tuesday that Kostek just landed a “ambassador” gig with Benrus Watch Company. Gronk has been linked to all sorts of girls in the past, including porn star Bibi Jones and even a 16-year-old in […]