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Report:  Chandler Jones out for “about a month”

Report: Chandler Jones out for “about a month”

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com boston.com Updated 54 minutes ago
Well, now we know why the Patriots traded for linebacker Akeem Ayers. The Pats won’t have Chandler Jones for a while. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, Jones suffered a hip injury against the Jets on Thursday night. He’s expected to …
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  • David Ortiz surprises military personnel with World Series tick…

    David Ortiz surprises military personnel with World Series tickets

    yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been a postseason hero several times over during his potentially Hall of Fame worthy career. This year, though, with his Boston Red Sox long eliminated from the October scene, he's changing his role up in order to hel…
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  • Colts add Olympian Jeff Demps to practice squad

    Colts add Olympian Jeff Demps to practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    The Colts are adding some speed to their practice squad. Jeff Demps, who won a silver medal as a member of the U.S. Olympic 4×100-meter relay team, has signed with the Colts’ practice squad. Alternating between track and football for years, Demps has sp…
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  • Patriots-based thoughts on Akeem Ayers deal

    Patriots-based thoughts on Akeem Ayers deal

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few thoughts on the New England Patriots agreeing to a trade with the Tennessee Titans for linebacker Akeem Ayers, pending a physical (you can find the Titans' perspective here): Low-risk, depth-based move. Last year, when the Pat…
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  • Rockstar Rask: Bruins goalie lights up the stage

    Rockstar Rask: Bruins goalie lights up the stage

    thehockeynews.com 5 hours ago
    There are a lot of things you may not know about Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. For instance, he’s got a habit of taking shootout losses poorly. He also served in the Finnish military. Also, did you know Rask has beaten every single team in the NHL at l…
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  • Hernandez on track for May double-murder trial

    Hernandez on track for May double-murder trial

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial in Boston on two murder charges.
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  • Vereen brothers are ready for battle

    Vereen brothers are ready for battle

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It will be a family affair for Patriots running back Shane Vereen when his team hosts the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Vereen's younger brother Brock is a safety on the Bears, and Sunday marks their first time playing against each other…
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  • James Young is Ready to Play Catch-Up After Hamstring Injury

    James Young is Ready to Play Catch-Up After Hamstring Injury

    boston.com 6 hours ago
    Celtics rookie James Young has recovered from a hamstring injury that sidelined him over the last couple weeks. Now, he's looking to make an impact on a crowded roster.
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  • Seahawks didn’t contact Patriots about Harvin trade

    Seahawks didn’t contact Patriots about Harvin trade

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Nearly four days removed from the trade that sent receiver Percy Harvin from Seattle to the Jets, several confusing issues remain. For example, if the Seahawks had become sufficiently fed up with Harvin that they would have cut him if they couldn’t have…
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  • Celtics Will Waive Four Players in First Round of Cuts

    Celtics Will Waive Four Players in First Round of Cuts

    boston.com 8 hours ago
    The Celtics took the first step in trimming down their training camp roster on Tuesday, announcing Erik Murphy, Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford, and Tim Frazier will be waived.
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  • Tom Brady's Son Ben Spills the Beans on Patriots Quarterback's …

    Tom Brady's Son Ben Spills the Beans on Patriots Quarterback's Halloween Costume

    boston.com 9 hours ago
    Tom Brady and his son Ben will get into the Halloween spirit later this month as the pair will dress as characters from the movie "How To Train Your Dragon."
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  • #@%! ... Brandon LaFell Won't Be Winning Any High School Spirit…

    #@%! ... Brandon LaFell Won't Be Winning Any High School Spirit Awards for His Unfortunate Wardrobe Malfunction

    boston.com 10 hours ago
    Brandon LaFell may want to look in the mirror the next time he leaves the house.
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Patriots

    The Film Don't Lie: Patriots

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the New England Patriots must fix: With the Chicago Bears coming to town, it's a good week to highlight the importance of turnovers because the Bears give the ball up almost as much as any team in the NFL. Only the Jaguars (15) and…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Jets

    The Film Don't Lie: Jets

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the New York Jets must fix: If third down is the money down, the Jets are a cash-poor defense. The Jets have allowed a league-high 11 touchdowns on third down, a season-long problem that bit them again in last Thursday night's 27-2…
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  • Video - Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game 00:50

    Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game

    Oct 19
    Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
  • Video - Bruins Shut Out Sabres 00:48

    Bruins Shut Out Sabres

    Oct 18
    Niklas Svedberg recorded 32 saves in the Bruins' 4-0 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Celtics Deal For Will Bynum 02:58

    Celtics Deal For Will Bynum

    Oct 17
    Chris Forsberg discusses the deal that sent center Joel Anthony from Boston to Detroit in return for guard Will Bynum.
  • Video - Are The Patriots In Trouble? 03:14

    Are The Patriots In Trouble?

    Oct 17
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss their level of concern for the Patriots following New England's narrow victory over the Jets.

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    Oct 21
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    Oct 21
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    Oct 21
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  • The Week 7 Mailbag

    Oct 21
    Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…