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Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tom Brady Sees Fewer Reps

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, now at his 15th training camp in New England, knows his time in the league will eventually come to end, at least he said as much about his NFL mortality last week. “There’s no easy way about it — just got to grind, put the work in, listen to the coaches,” Brady […]

Video: Brock Holt Makes Unreal Catch in Red Sox 14-1 Win Over Blue Jays

The Red Sox won 14-1 Monday night, which by itself is worthy of a CNN breaking news alert. David Ortiz launched two home runs, passing Yaz on the all-time home run list… and even Stephen Drew hit a home run. But, perhaps nothing was more amazing than Brock Holt’s amazing catch while playing in a […]

Celtics to Sign Evan Turner

The Celtics have agreed to sign 25-year-old swingman Evan Turner, and it’s likely for a portion of the mid-level exception. The final terms of the contract are not yet known, as the Celtics have around $7 million in non-guaranteed salary, so the amount of room they will have under the cap is not yet determined. Turner […]

Celtics Legend Bill Russell Hospitalized

NBA legend Bill Russell, widely considered as one of the 2 or 3 best centers in league history, was hospitalized Thursday after feeling faint while giving a speech in Nevada. The 80-year-old Russell was taken away from the event on a stretcher and taken to the hospital as a precaution.

John Farrell Considering Superman (Brock Holt) for All-Star Game

With the Red Sox at 38-47 (as of this writing) and in fourth place in the American League East, the team clearly boasts only a couple possible candidates for this year’s All-Star Game. Fortunately for at least one lucky Red Sox player, MLB requires that each roster has at least one player from each team. […]

Jon Lester Willing to Negotiate Contract Extension Mid-Season, Reports Say

Last week, CBS Sports reported that a contract extension for Red Sox ace Jon Lester would not come during the season, making the lefthander a free agent for the first time in his career after the season. According to WEEI’s Rob Bradford, Lester would consider negotiating with the team during the season, as long as […]

Do the Patriots have the Jets Playbook?

According to new Browns coach Mike Pettine, the former Jets defensive coordinator, old 2011 copies of the Jets defensive playbook may be in the Patriots’ possession. “The initial playbook itself is actually quite thin, and that’€™s by design,” Pettine told SI’s Greg Bedard. “€œI don’€™t put a lot of graduate-level information in it. We know […]

Patriots, Robert Kraft Named in Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez

The Patriots and Robert Kraft have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit against Aaron Hernandez. The suit is related to the South End double murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, according to WBZ.

Video: Mike Napoli Hits Walk-Off Home Run Against Twins

The Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins Wednesday despite only scoring FIVE runs in the series. Here are two of them, courtesy of David Ortiz (first) and then… Mike Napoli: Your browser does not support iframes.

Most Famous Massachusetts Poker Players

The 2014 World Series of Poker is already well underway in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the festival of poker culminates in the Main Event on July 5. This competition is the World Cup, Olympic Games or Super Bowl of poker and despite its $10,000 buy-in, it draws thousands of competitors from around the world all […]

Red Sox Hitting Coach Greg Colbrunn Hospitalized

Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn suffered a  subarachnoid hemorrhage and was hospitalized in Cleveland on Wednesday. He will not join the Red Sox on their trip to Detroit and is expected to remain in Cleveland. The Red Sox released a statement:

Video: Gronk on ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’

Here’s a look at Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski dancing on “Whose Line is it Anyway?” because… why not?

Where is Jerry Remy Tonight? (May 28-29, 2014)

NESN analyst Jerry Remy, whose son Jared pleaded guilty this week to murdering his girlfriend Jennifer Martel, did not return to the booth tonight (May 28) and will not be in the booth until at least Friday (May 29). In his place in the booth with Don Orsillo is Steve Lyons. Remy has not been […]

Video: Johnny Damon Interrupts Manny Ramirez’s First Pitch

If you’re a Red Sox fan… or if you were in 2004 when they won it all, you probably couldn’t help but smile during the pre-game ceremonies at Fenway Park. The Red Sox brought out most of the cast of characters from that World Series-winning team, including a recovering Curt Schilling (he has been battling […]

Jerry Remy to Return Wednesday after Jared Remy Pleads Guilty

The son of NESN broadcaster Jerry Remy, a monster named Jared, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Martel. In court Tuesday, Remy did some Grade A victim blaming: “I am here today not for a deal, but to take responsibility for what I have done. I would […]