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The Patriots were the heaviest favorites in the NFL this week. But the Raiders didn’t make it easy today in New England. Although Oakland stormed back and appeared to have scored a game-tying touchdown in the final minute, a penalty wiped that touchdown…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots Fans Revved Up for Football in Foxboroughboston.com 44 minutes agoAfter two weeks of watching their team play on the road, Patriots fans were ready for some football at Gillette Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots' DT Sealver Siliga injures footESPN.com 2 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots starting defensive tackle Sealver Siliga left Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders with a foot injury in the first quarter. Siliga walked to the locker room under his own power for further tests and has not…Upvote Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Analysis from the New England Patriots' inactive players Sunday against the Raiders: WR Aaron Dobson, CB Alfonzo Dennard, RB James White, S Don Jones, C Ryan Wendell, G Josh Kline and DE Zach Moore. Vereen is active. One question ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Brady trolls Oakland Raiders fans with Tuck Rule reminder on Facebookyahoo.com 4 hours agoIt has been almost 13 years, but Tom Brady doesn't mind turning back the clock to troll the fans of the team he is facing on Sunday. Brady posted a picture on Facebook of him spiking the ball after his touchdown run in the playoffs following the 2001 se…Upvote Share Tweet
Maurice Jones-Drew inactive for Week Threeprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoRaiders tailback Maurice Jones-Drew (hand) is inactive for Sunday’s game at New England, the club said this morning. This marks the second consecutive game Jones-Drew has missed with the injury. Darren McFadden is in line for the bulk of the carries aga…Upvote Share Tweet
Welcome to Gillette StadiumESPN.com 6 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Welcome to Gillette Stadium, where the New England Patriots host the Oakland Raiders in the home opener (1 p.m. ET): Weather conditions. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s by kickoff with significant humidity. Winds are …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoIf the Raiders need to turn to a quarterback other than Derek Carr on Sunday, it won’t be Matt Schaub. The team announced that Schaub will not be in New England for the game with the Patriots. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that Schaub returned home to be wi…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoSpecial teams play is one big reason the Bills are 2-0. DE Cameron Wake leads the Dolphins with both words and actions. The Patriots are looking for more from their wide receivers. S Dawan Landry’s experience is needed in the Jets secondary. The Ravens …Upvote Share Tweet
Quick-hit thoughts around NFL, PatriotsESPN.com 11 hours agoQuick-hit thoughts around the NFL and with the New England Patriots: 1. After Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones turned in arguably the best game in his three-year NFL career last Sunday in Minnesota, the club will continue to explore different ways …Upvote Share TweetTom Brady leads New England against the Oakland Raiders.(Photo By: Ann Heisenfelt) The Patriots host their season opener today against the Oakland Raiders. The Patriots defense looked good last week against the Vikings, sacking Matt Cassel 6 times and g…Upvote Share Tweet
Jones Homers Twice as Orioles Beat Red Sox 7-2nytimes.com 18 hours agoAdam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Slump buster: Jones belts two homers in routMLB.com 18 hours agoBy his lofty standards, Adam Jones has been in a slump. In the third inning against the Red Sox on Saturday, he ended that skid as his two-run homer tied the game. Two innings later, Jones turned a narrow lead into a four-run cushion -- and eventually a…Upvote Share Tweet
Pearce scratched from lineup with right wrist sorenessMLB.com 21 hours agoIn a precautionary move, the Orioles removed Steve Pearce from the starting lineup with right wrist soreness more than an hour before Saturday's game against the Red Sox.Upvote Share Tweet
Papi passes Williams for most 30/100 seasons with Red SoxMLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)When David Ortiz's 33rd home run of the season soared over the right-field wall at Camden Yards on Friday night, it gave him RBI No. 100, meaning the slugger had achieved yet another milestone.Upvote Share Tweet
Actor Mark Wahlberg leaves New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft hangingSep 21Mark Wahlberg watches the Patriots game from owner Robert Kraft's box and expects at least a high-5 after a Gronkowski's touchdown. Wahlberg was not on the same page.
Jones Homers Twice In O's WinSep 20Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run home runs in the Orioles' 7-2 win over the Red Sox.
Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past O'sSep 19David Ortiz homered twice and drove in three runs in Boston's 5-3 win in Baltimore, reaching 30 home runs and 100 RBIs for an eighth season - the most in Red Sox history.
Pirates Sweep Red SoxSep 18Gerrit Cole struck out seven batters over seven innings as the Pirates defeated the Red Sox 3-2.
Questions Unanswered as the Focus ShiftsSep 19NEW YORK—The most important news conference of Roger Goodell’s eight-year reign as NFL commissioner, days overdue, lasted 44 minutes and was peppered with various forms of apology over the original light sentence in the Ray Rice case. Goodell used much …
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Rematch of the MismatchSep 19How did the Broncos respond to the 35-point Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks? By changing two-thirds of their regular lineup. The proof of the makeover is stunning, especially with 10 of 12 changes to the defensive regulars. Heading into Super Bowl remat…
Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer GameSep 18Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer Game