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Patriots Worked Out Cornerback Anders Battle

Patriots Worked Out Cornerback Anders Battle

boston.com Updated 1 hour ago
In addition to a large tally of quarterbacks, the Patriots have also been associated with an equally impressive number of defensive backs.
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  • Offseason workout guidelines

    Offseason workout guidelines

    ESPN.com 26 minutes ago
    The Patriots open their offseason workout program, and there are several guidelines and restrictions related to these workouts, highlighted below: General " Workouts are strictly voluntary " A maximum of four workouts per week (no weekends) &q…
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  • Top 10 clutch performers in the playoffs

    Top 10 clutch performers in the playoffs

    thehockeynews.com 3 hours ago
    Come crunch time, these are guys who find that extra gear when the pressure gets ramped up in the post-season. Here are the top 10 skaters you can count on to come through in the Stanley Cup playoffs. No. 10: David Krejci Team: Boston Bruins Pos: Center…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Bills helped the United Way set new fundraising records. What kind of impact will offensive coordinator Bill Lazor have on the Dolphins? Cracking the Patriots roster won’t be easy for rookies. Said Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson, “We finished 8-8. Peopl…
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  • Go-ahead triple by Holt lifts Red Sox vs. O's

    Go-ahead triple by Holt lifts Red Sox vs. O's

    MLB.com nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    The O's tied the game in the sixth when a call was overturned, but it was a temporary setback for the Red Sox on their way to a 4-2 win over Baltimore on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.
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  • Red Wings, Bruins leave little room for puck handlers to skate …

    Red Wings, Bruins leave little room for puck handlers to skate in tight-checking series

    NHL.com 21 hours ago
    BOSTON - The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings head into Sunday's second playoff game hoping for more room to skate. Neither had much space in the tight-checking opener that Detroit won 1-0 Friday night on Pavel Datsyuk's goal with 3:01 rem...
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  • Red Wings, Bruins leave little room for puck handlers to skate …

    Red Wings, Bruins leave little room for puck handlers to skate in tight-checking series

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    Red Wings, Bruins leave little room for puck handlers to skate in tight-checking series
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  • Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for cheap, unpenalized groin slash on …

    Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for cheap, unpenalized groin slash on Danny DeKeyser

    As the second period of Friday’s Game 1 between Boston and Detroit wound down, Milan Lucic gave Danny DeKeyser a nasty slash to the groin from behind. The Red Wings defenseman dropped to the ice and Lucic was not penalized. But he was fined $5,000 for t…
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  • Call at first overturned on O's first challenge

    Call at first overturned on O's first challenge

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    After O's outfielder Nelson Cruz was originally called out at first in the sixth inning, the umpires overturned the call following a replay review, which meant Cruz had an RBI single and the game against the Red Sox was tied at 2. Baltimore lost the gam…
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  • Red Sox rough luck with replay continues following another ques…

    Red Sox rough luck with replay continues following another questionable call

    yahoo.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    By and large expanded replay is working to the satisfaction of most around Major League Baseball. However, the Boston Red Sox may be the one big exception so far after a pair of reviews during their series with the New York Yankees last weekend appeared…
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  • Getting Jarome Iginla a Stanley Cup would be “a great honor”

    Getting Jarome Iginla a Stanley Cup would be “a great honor”

    thehockeynews.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Back in 2001, the Colorado Avalanche had a chance to win the franchise’s second Stanley Cup in six years. Cornerstones such as Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy and Adam Foote already had their names on the chalice, but the addition of future Hall …
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  • Patriots continue showing interest in quarterback prospects

    Patriots continue showing interest in quarterback prospects

    profootballtalk.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    The Patriots don’t have an immediate need at quarterback, but they’re continuing to show interest in drafting one. Our list of pre-draft visits shows that the Patriots have spent time with Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, Texas A&M quarterb…
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  • Proof that referees prone to making even-up calls in the playof…

    Proof that referees prone to making even-up calls in the playoffs

    thehockeynews.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Playoff pressure. Players feel it. Coaches try to control it. Fans freak out over it. And according to a recent study, referees can crack under it. Michael Lopez, a doctoral student in biostatistics at Brown University, and Kevin Snyder, an assistant pr…
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  • Patriots Have Also Talked to Northern Colorado’s Seth Lobato

    Patriots Have Also Talked to Northern Colorado’s Seth Lobato

    boston.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    In addition to the 10 other quarterbacks the Patriots have been associated with, New England has also had talks with Northern Colorado’s Seth Lobato.
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Howard, Price shine; Getzlaf …

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Howard, Price shine; Getzlaf leads Ducks

    yahoo.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings went into TD Garden and upset the Boston Bruins 1-0 in Game 1 thanks to a 25-save shutout from Howard. The game was scoreless until late in the third period when Pavel Datsyuk pulled some sorcere…
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  • Video - Orioles-Red Sox Preview 01:42

    Orioles-Red Sox Preview

    Apr 19
    Jake Peavy faces Ubaldo Jimenez in the Red Sox's matchup with the Orioles on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
  • Video - Late Goal Lifts Red Wings 01:01

    Late Goal Lifts Red Wings

    Apr 18
    Pavel Datsyuk's late-third period goal helped the Red Wings top the Bruins 1-0.
  • Video - Orioles Double Up Red Sox 00:26

    Orioles Double Up Red Sox

    Apr 18
    The Orioles picked up their third straight win, beating the Red Sox 8-4.
  • Video - Top NBA Game Winners and Buzzer-Beaters 01:35

    Top NBA Game Winners and Buzzer-Beaters

    Apr 18
    Take a look back at the players who had ice in their veins in the regular season with these clutch buzzer-beaters and game winners.

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    Apr 18
    While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.