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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Free agent outfielder Shane Victorino and the Boston Red Sox are close to completing a three-year deal worth $39 million, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on TuesdayUpvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Dec 4, 2012The Miami Dolphins put four-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long on injured reserve Tuesday evening. Long tore his tricep muscle in the first half of Sunday’s 23-16 loss to the New England Patriots. But here is the multi-million dollar question: Did LongUpvote Share Tweet
Rajon Rondo spent his suspension in Mexico, learned nothing (VIDEO)yahoo.com Updated Dec 4, 2012Last week, the NBA suspended Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo for two games after he attacked and shoved Brooklyn Nets big man Kris Humphries during an altercation with Kevin Garnett. It was the response everyone suspected, and perhaps even a bit …Upvote Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are dealing with another injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Author of the Tom Brady book will be in Millburypatriotsgab.com Updated Dec 4, 2012Author Sean Glennon will be at Barnes and Noble in Millbury December 8th to sign copies of his book “Tom Brady vs the NFL: Case for the Greatest QB”. The signing will be from 1-3 p.m. in the bookstore at the Shoppes of Blackstone Valley. It is a greUpvote Share TweetCSNNE’s Tom E. Curran has reported that supermodel Gisele Bundchen is expecting to have a baby any day now which will be the second child of her’s with her husband QB Tom Brady and it will be Tom Brady’s third child. Gisele and Brady had a baby,Upvote Share TweetTom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.Upvote Share TweetThere were reports earlier in the day about two changes to the Patriots receiving corps and the team made both of them official on Tuesday afternoon. As expected, Donte’ Stallworth is back with the Patriots. Stallworth has been out of work since gettingUpvote Share Tweet
The Patriots will honor Light at halftimepatriotsgab.com Updated Dec 4, 2012The New England Patriots will honor retired offensive tackle Matt Light during halftime of the Texans-Patriots Monday night football game on December 10. Light played with the Patriots from 2001-2011 and had an amazing career with New England being one …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 4, 2012AFC East blogger James Walker delivers the key to the Week 14 Monday night matchup between the Texans and the Patriots.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots’ streak of winning seasons best since Montana/Young 49ersWhen the Patriots improved their record to 9-3 with a win over the Dolphins on Sunday, they clinched their 12th consecutive winning season. In the NFL, that’s a rare thing. With 12 straight winning records, the Patriots have by far the longest active stUpvote Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.Upvote Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: 'Restgate' reveals tension between sport, business of entertainmentLet's move straight to your questions:Upvote Share TweetA plea for the Bills to use the remaining weeks to look at young players. The Dolphins tried to explain why defensive linemen Jared Odrick and Cameron Wake weren’t on the field for much of a key Patriots fourth quarter drive. WR Brandon Lloyd’s role iUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Dec 4, 2012Will seventh-round pick Greg McIlroy go on to fame and fortune as the Jets' quarterback? Or can he merely make a bad situation better for awhile?Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots get roster exemption for Brandon BoldenNew England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden has served his four game suspension for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy and is able to rejoin the Patriots active roster. The Patriots have been granted a one week roster exeUpvote Share Tweet
Mayo: 'We're Just Focused On This One'Dec 4Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo joins Mike and Mike in the Morning to discuss their upcoming game against the Houston Texans.
Prospects In MLB Trade TalksDec 4Keith Law gives his scouting report on young prospects being mentioned in possible trades.
Blogger Blitz: Texans vs. PatriotsDec 4AFC East blogger James Walker delivers the key to the week 14 Monday Night matchup between the Texans and the Patriots
Coast to Coast: Shortened Season?Dec 4With teams looking for ways to rest their players, is it time to rethink the NBA's 82-game schedule? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez debate.
Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…Dec 4Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012Dec 4Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…