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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz stepped into a batter's box for the first time since Aug. 24 on ThursdayUpvote Share Tweet
Jones drives in winner to take another Fenway seriesMLB.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Timely hitting and lockdown relief pitching led the way in Thursday's 3-2 win against the Red Sox, and it centered on the middle-of-the-order bats of Adam Jones and Chris Davis.Upvote Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday restricted free agent safety Chris Maragos had signed his tender to remain with the team for next season. Maragos was given a right of first refusal tender by the Seahawks meaning they could match any offer sheet …Upvote Share Tweet
Buy Patriots Fan Kristen Fischer Book “When Talent Isn’t Enough” Plenty of Patriots Analogies on how to be successfulpatriotsgab.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Kristen Fischer is a huge Patriots Fan, and uses her love for the Patriots to explain ways to being successful in owning your own business. It is a must read for anybody, especially Patriot fans. Click the link to go to AMAZON right now to buy it: You c…Upvote Share TweetAccording to a report on Thursday, the Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and team officials are working with a loose six-week timetable when it comes to the health of his left forearm: if his fracture isn’t healing well enough, and perhaps more importanUpvote Share TweetAs much as Red Sox closer Joel Harnahan was eager to get back on the mound to erase the bitter taste of his blown save one night earlier, the righty will likely be rested for Thursday night's game against the Orioles.Upvote Share TweetMIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade plans to return to the Miami Heat lineup on Friday, after missing six straight contests because of right knee soreness.Upvote Share TweetThe New England Patriots sign WR Julian Edelman back to a one year contract. Julian Edelman is a special teams player and a slot wide out, he will probably be Danny Amendola’s backup this season at the Z receiver position. Consider they both have injuryUpvote Share Tweet
New NBA Playoffs Commercial: We’re All Watching LeBron Jamesdimemag.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Where were you during Game 7 of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals? Chances are you were probably watching LeBron James push past his demons and fend off the Celtics. Relive that moment here in the NBA’s first “Now is BIG” spot for the playoffsUpvote Share TweetPatriots CB Alfonzo Dennard was sentenced to 30 days in Jail and two years probation for assaulting a police officer in Lincoln, Nebraska last year. Dennard was arrested just after 2 a.m. on April 21 outside a bar in Lincoln. A police report said Dennar…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT on NBC Sports Network: Broncos, Patriots draft needsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 11, 2013We’ve already told you that PFT Planet has control over the final segment of Thursday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. It’s up to you to decide if there’s a discussion of locker room pranks, Richard Sherman or Emmanuel SandersUpvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Willie Amendola, father of Patriots receiver Danny, has filed a lawsuit in Dallas County court. It names as defendant Cowboys Stadium, which is operated by Jerry Jones, and seeks at least $1 million for injuries and "great personal anguish and emba…Upvote Share TweetThe Red Sox's 10-year sellout streak, which never actually existed, was finally dispatched with a press box announcement. Over the loudspeaker came the number: 30,862. And that was it. It was the sound of the streak getting a bullet behind the ear in so…Upvote Share TweetCeltics say Garnett, Pierce will not play in MiamiUpvote Share TweetThe New England Patriots' offense is in major transition this offseason. Not only did the team completely make over its receiver position after losing Pro Bowler Wes Welker and starter Brandon Lloyd, but the Patriots have more offseason injury concerns …Upvote Share TweetThe Boston Celtics announced Thursday that neither Paul Pierce nor Kevin will play in Friday's visit to the Miami Heat.Upvote Share Tweet
Top prospects no longer waiting to hit bigsCNNSI.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Teams have made a habit in recent years of putting top prospects in the minors at the start of the season. As these young stars prove, that's no longer the case, writes Joe Lemire.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Mike Glennon, Patriots talk with Tom Curranprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 11, 2013There are no shortage of opinions floating around about the quarterbacks in this year’s draft class, with everyone picking their favorite from a crop that’s short on sure things. For some team, Mike Glennon of North Carolina State might be just the guUpvote Share Tweet
Rondo: Injury 'frustrating,' focus on returnIn his first public comments since undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo told ESPN's Hannah Storm that it's "frustrating" to not be on the floor with his teammates but has come to acc…Upvote Share Tweetboston.com Updated Apr 11, 2013The Patriots re-signed receiver Julian Edelman to a one-year contract and will likely use him with Danny Amendola to fill the vacancy left by Wes Welker at the Z receiver position, which specializes in quick passes on the outside and slot play. The Patr…Upvote Share Tweet
Bird-Flipping Red Sox Fan Is Less Than Impressed By Chris Davis's Homerdeadspin.com Updated Apr 11, 2013The Red Sox are surprising fans and pundits with their quick start in the AL East, though the Orioles cut into that lead thanks in part to a ninth inning Chris Davis homer that sparked a five run rally. Davis's performance so far this season has been im…Upvote Share TweetChris Davis and Manny Machado went deep as the Orioles rallied for five runs in the ninth inning to secure an 8-5 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetDeron Williams had 29 points and 12 assists to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 101-93 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Bill & Bird: Bird Would Have Retired Had Len Bias Livedgrantland.com Updated Apr 11, 2013Larry Bird explains to Bill Simmons how injuries hobbled the Celtics of the late '80s, and says that his injuries were so bad that he would have retir...Upvote Share Tweet
ESPNBoston.com Daily DownloadApr 11Cary Chow recaps the day in Boston sports that saw the Celtics lose and the Red Sox sellout streak come to an end.
Dennard Gets 30 Days In JailApr 11ESPNBoston.com's Field Yates discusses the sentencing of Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard to 30 days in jail, beginning March 1, 2014.
Red Sox's Sellout Streak EndsApr 11Colin Cowherd discusses the end of Boston's record 820-game sellout streak.
Orioles Win Second Straight Against Red SoxApr 11Orioles hold off Red Sox 3-2.
Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- sourceApr 11Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.