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With Two Legacies on the Line, Who Needs it More – Brady or Manning?

The New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos are set to square off this Sunday night in Denver for the AFC Championship. This will mark the 15th time that Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have gone head to head. To date, Brady has gotten the better of Manning, winning 10 out of  the 14 games […]

Former Patriots WR Donald Jones Retires Due to Kidney Disease

Patriots WR Donald Jones is retiring due to the advancement of his kidney disease. Jones, only 25, has been fighting the disease his entire life and this time he took to Twitter to let the world know he was hanging up his cleats. The Patriots signed the free-agent WR this offseason to a 3-year-deal worth […]

2013 Patriots Preview: Quarterbacks – Brady, Mallet… Tebow?

The New England Patriots may have the best QB in football in Tom Brady, but who else do the Patriots have to back up Brady? Currently the Patriots have Brady as the team’s obvious starter and Ryan Mallet backing him up. If both players are unable to play, the Patriots will have to rely on […]

Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia Working on $100 Million Contract Extension

The Boston Red Sox and 2B Dustin Pedroia are currently working out a deal that could pay the slugger in excess of $100 million. Yahoo! Sports first reported that the deal is between 5-6 years and worth $100 million. Currently Yankees SS Derek Jeter is the highest paid infielder in baseball, earning $17.9 million per […]

Red Sox Lead Majors with 58 Wins at Break

The Boston Red Sox lead the Majors with 58 wins at the All-Star break. The Red Sox are now just 11 wins away from matching their total from a season ago. Last year, we saw nut job Bobby Valentine attempt to coach a team full of Red Sox players who were out of shape and […]

World Peace to Join New York Knicks

According to ESPN.COM, Metta World Peace is heading to New York to play for the Knicks. World Peace cleared waivers late Sunday afternoon after being amnestied by the Los Angeles Lakers. Artest said he wanted to join the Knicks because he wanted to win ” I don’t care if I’m starting or sweeping the floors. […]

More Trouble for Patriots: First Hernandez, Now Dennard

New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested  Thursday morning in Lincoln, Nebraska, under the suspicion of driving under the influence. Police say Denard was pulled over at 2 a.m. and given a field sobriety test, of which he failed. Police spokeswoman Katie Flood said Dennard was taken to a detoxification center but not jailed. […]

Red Sox Pitcher Andrew Miller Done for Season with Left Foot Injury

According to WEEI.COM Red Sox pitcher Andrew Miller is expected to require season-ending surgery to repair a ligament in his left foot. Manager John Farrell spoke with reporters in Seattle before Monday’s game and said that Miller injured the foot while trying to jump out of the way of a come-backer against the Angels on […]

Josh Smith gets 4 year deal with Pistons

ESPN.COM reports that the Detroit Pistons have signed free agent Josh Smith to a 4-year-deal worth $56 million. Smith also considered the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets. Early speculation had Smith going to Houston in a sign and trade to join newly acquired Dwight Howard, but an offer was never made. Reportedly close friend, Rajon Rondo, […]

RB Shane Vereen Might See Time at WR for Patriots

Patriots running back Shane Vereen could be filling in at WR with the sudden lack of targets for Patriots QB Tom Brady, yardbarker.com says. During mini-camp, Vereen was seen at times lining up at the WR position. Last season against the Houston Texans, Vereen displayed his pass catching abilities in a nationally televised game on ESPN, […]

Red Sox Actively Talking to Cubs About Matt Garza

According to ESPN.COM’S Buster Olney, the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs are “actively talking” about a possible trade with pitcher Matt Garza. Olney also reports that the Rangers, Blue Jays, Indians and Dodgers are interested in acquiring Garza. The Boston Red Sox sent scouts to watch Garza’s last start against the Oakland Athletics on […]

Will Middlebrooks Ties PawSox RBI Record

Will Middlebrooks matched a Pawtucket Red Sox franchise record Wednesday night in a 11-5 win over Scranton, the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. Middlebrooks finished the game with a record-tying 8 RBI going 4-for-5, with two home runs, one of which was a grand slam and the other being a 3-run home run. […]

Rangers sign 41-year-old Manny Ramirez

According to ESPN.COM, the Texas Rangers have signed 41-year-old slugger Manny Ramirez to a minor league contract. Ramirez was assigned to Triple-A Round Rock and will report Thursday, according to MLB.COM. Ramirez had spent this past year playing in Taiwan and had been performing well, hitting .352 with 8 home runs and 43 RBIs. Taiwan […]

Pistons and Mavericks Interested in Acquiring Rajon Rondo

According to CBS Sports, the Mavericks and Pistons are two teams that have expressed interest in acquiring Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo.  With the Celtics rebuilding process well under way, teams are beginning to think Rondo can be had for the right price. Danny Ainge has repeatedly told teams that he does not intend to trade […]

Tim Tebow Couldn’t Stop Aaron Hernandez from Throwing Punch at Bar in 2007

According to USATODAY.COM, Tim Tebow apparently tried to stop Aaron Hernandez from throwing a punch at a bar in Florida back in 2007. At the time, Hernandez was a 17-year-old freshman. The altercation started when Hernandez refused to pick up an unpaid tab of two drinks, eventually causing the bar’s manager, Michael Taphorn, to come over […]