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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 […]

Red Sox Call Up Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A

The Red Sox called up outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. on Tuesday as Mike Napoli deals with an illness. Bradley, a gifted outfielder defensively, had one of the worst offensive seasons in Red Sox history last year, hitting .198 with 1 home run, 30 RBIs and a putrid .531 OPS.

Video: Kevin Love Out for Playoffs After Kelly Olynyk Dislocates Shoulder

Cavaliers general manager Daniel Griffin announced Tuesday that it’s highly unlikely that Kevin Love will return to play for the Cavs in the playoffs. This is of course after Celtics center Kelly Olynyk pulled Love’s arm out of its socket during Game 4 on Sunday. After the game, Love called Olynyk’s play intentional and bush […]

Video: Roger Goodell Says Patriots #Deflategate Report Coming Soon

In the never-ending Deflategate saga, we have a new development this morning. Roger Goodell told CBS News that Ted Wells is nearly finished with the report. “[Wells] has not been given a time frame, I expect it will not be long,” Goodell told Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning Tuesday. The investigation began in late […]

Jets Fined $100,000 For Darrelle Revis Tampering; No Draft Pick Loss

The New York Jets were fined $100,000 by the NFL on Tuesday for tampering with former Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis, who they later signed to a long-term deal. The tampering is specifically in reference to Jets team owner Woody Johnson’s comments toward the end of the season, when he said he would like to bring […]