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2014 NFL combine: Jadeveon Clowney passes first test at weigh-in – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWhile the buzz in Indianapolis remains centered on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the best player in the 2014 draft — South Carolina pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney — began his assault on their limelight …Jadeveon Clowney at NFL Combine: ‘I want to be the greatest of all time’SportingNews.com2014 NFL […]

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Red Sox sign Grady Sizemore to one-year deal – Boston.com

Boston.comThe Red Sox have signed Grady Sizemore, the former Cleveland Indians center fielder who hasn’t played in the major leagues since 2011. The 31-year-old Sizemore signed for a base salary of $750,000. He could earn up to $6 million. If healthy, Sizemore …Red Sox agree to one-year deal with Grady SizemoreCBSSports.comRed Sox sign SizemoreMiamiHerald.comFormer Indians […]

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Patriots’ Aaron Dobson (foot) active vs. Denver Broncos – NFL.com

NFL.comTom Brady and the Patriots overcame a 24-point halftime deficit against the Broncos to prevail in Week 12. Was it the best moment of 2013? VOTE NOW. The New England Patriots wide receiver is active for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos.Live: Aaron Dobson returns, Kenbrell Thompkins inactiveBoston HeraldBroncos vs. Patriots inactives, 2014 playoffs: Aaron […]

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Unconventional Preview: Patriots-Broncos – Boston.com

Boston.comWelcome to Season 2, Episode 19 of the Unconventional Preview, a serious-but-lighthearted, nostalgia-tinted look at the Patriots’ weekly matchup that runs right here every Friday around noon. The second-seeded Patriots, coming off a 43-22 victory over …Chipper Tom Brady back on field after illnessBoston HeraldExtra Points: Patriots take different path, get same resultMiamiHerald.comNFL conference championship […]

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LeGarrette Blount leads Pats to AFC title game vs. Broncos – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount (29) works a running drill during a stretching and drills session before practice begins at the NFL football team’s facility in Foxborough, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. The Patriots will play the Denver …Uffsides: Patriots vs. Broncos AFC Championship game previewSB NationFive reasons why AFC title game will […]

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Brady on Robert Mathis, Andrew Luck, and facing old teammates – Boston.com

Boston.comFOXBOROUGH — Struck with a cold and donning a knit cap, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addressed the media ahead of Saturday’s divisional playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. It will be the quarterback’s 25th playoff game, and he’ll be looking for …Andrew Luck out to match ‘standard’Boston HeraldNew role players in latest Colts-Patriots dramaBoston GlobePro […]

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Patriots set to face Colts in AFC divisional round – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.comFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can prepare his players to stop Andrew Luck now that they’re set to play the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC divisional round. The teams will meet Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.Patriots will host Colts in divisional roundBoston HeraldPatriots Need Some Good Luck Against ColtsPatsFans.comHilton a […]

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Celtics to trade Courtney Lee for Grizzlies’ Jerryd Bayless – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Memphis Grizzlies are expected to acquire shooting guard Courtney Lee from the Boston Celtics in exchange for guard Jerryd Bayless, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. There may ultimately be draft picks involved in the deal, …Celtics-Grizzlies agree to Jerryd Bayless-Courtney Lee tradeSportingNews.comTrade grades: C’s dump Lee’s dealESPNSource: […]

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Brady might watch wild-card games, but might not – Boston.com

Boston.comFOXBOROUGH — With the Patriots not playing a game this weekend courtesy of their playoff bye, they’ll have the opportunity to watch their upcoming opponent on television during wild-card weekend. Two games — Chiefs at Colts, and Chargers at Bengals …Tom Brady says offensively, Pats will do whatever is needed to winBoston HeraldBrady on McDaniels: […]

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This day in history: Red Sox agree to send Babe Ruth to Yankees – FanSided

FanSidedNov 2, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Fans cheer as the duck boats carrying the Boston Red Sox players drive down Boylston Street during the World Series parade and celebration. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports. Back on December 26 of …Long Forgotten: A Last-Place Finish, and RazorsNew York TimesFollowing the flags: Tracking Patriots penalties for […]

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NFL says ‘no evidence’ shows rule changes have increased injuries – Boston Herald

Boston Herald(Foxboro, MA, 12/24/13) Bill Belichick walks onto the field in the bubble for the Patriots walk through practice. Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Staff photo by John Wilcox. 1. Thursday, December 26, 2013. PrintEmail Comments (0) …Bills-Patriots CapsuleWashington PostBill Belichick’s key to success: Never be satisfiedBoston GlobeNFL Cheat Sheet: With playoff scenarios galore, here’s who […]

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Patriots 41, Ravens 7 – Reuters

ReutersPatriots 41, Ravens 7: Tom Brady passed for 172 yards and a touchdown, LeGarrette Blount rushed for two scores and the New England defense harassed Baltimore’s quarterbacks from start to finish in a comfortable road victory in a rematch of the last two …Patriots strike early, roll past Ravens 41-7SI.comPatriots destroy Ravens, 41-7Boston.comPatriots vs. Ravens […]

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Live: Stephen Gostkowski gives Pats a 17-0 lead over the Ravens – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldPatriots running back LeGarrette Blount (29) falls into the end zone for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Baltimore. Patriots Ravens Footb_Rose.jpg. Photo by: AP. Patriots …Patriots clinch AFC East division title with Miami Dolphins lossBoston.com62F M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, […]

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Shawn Thornton appeals 15-game suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBoston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is appealing his 15-game suspension, his agent, Anton Thun, said Monday. The 15 games is the longest suspension handed out by the NHL’s Brendan Shanahan in his two-plus years as the league’s disciplinarian for …Bruins’ Thornton appeals suspensionChicago TribuneEducating players on dangers of illegal hockey hits must start earlyLos […]

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Tom Brady dismisses spying allegations made by Antonio Smith – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comPatriots quarterback Tom Brady dismissed the accusation of spying made by the Texans defensive end Antonio Smith. On Sunday, Smith suggested that the Patriots may have used dirty tactics in preparation for their game in which New England won, 34-31.Antonio Smith suggests ‘spying’ may have helped Patriots beat TexansLos Angeles TimesPatriots finding ways for Tom […]

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Stevan Ridley benched for Texans game – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldStevan Ridley walks off the field after warming up before the NFL game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2013. 1. Sunday, December 1, 2013. PrintEmail Comments (0) …Stevan Ridley inactive for Patriots vs. TexansBoston.comPatriots’ Ridley scratched at Texans after fumblesWashington PostStevan Ridley a healthy scratch for Patriots-TexansNFL.comWEEI.com –NESN.com […]