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Chamberlain clears air over Youkilis questions

Chamberlain clears air over Youkilis questions

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain says he's received a text message from new teammate Kevin Youkilis and hopes whatever tension existed between the two is past.
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  • Levangie tabbed as Sox's new bullpen coach

    Levangie tabbed as Sox's new bullpen coach

    MLB.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Red Sox's new bullpen coach is somebody who has already spent loads of time in the Fenway 'pen.
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  • Here's More Footage Of Rob Gronkowski Dancing Shirtless In Vega…

    Here's More Footage Of Rob Gronkowski Dancing Shirtless In Vegas

    Earlier today, we enjoyed some footage of Rob Gronkwoski boogieing at XS Nightclub in Las Vegas. Thanks to reader Tony, we have been blessed with even more Gronktastic dancing. Although this clip doesn't feature any wrestling moves, it does have the add…
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  • Yay or nay? Ravens travel through Super Bowl parade in military…

    Yay or nay? Ravens travel through Super Bowl parade in military style via Humvee

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    Teams celebrating championships have used all sorts of transportation for their victory parades. The New England Patriots traveled via duck boat after winning Super Bowls. The San Francisco Giants used trolleys after winning the World Series in 2010, th…
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  • As equipment goes south, Lucchino confident

    As equipment goes south, Lucchino confident

    MLB.com Feb 5, 2013
    Red Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino is positive the 2013 club is on the upswing. "The team's going to be better," Lucchino said Tuesday outside of Fenway Park. "There's no doubt in my mind that this team is going to be better."
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  • Celts' Rivers shoots down trade rumors as 'silly'

    Celts' Rivers shoots down trade rumors as 'silly'

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    A frustrated Doc Rivers on Tuesday called the recent trade rumors swirling around the Celtics' stars "silly" and media driven, while a couple of the players who have been the subject of those rumors blew them off as just part of life at this t…
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  • The Before and After effect of having Aqib Talib

    The Before and After effect of having Aqib Talib

    The numbers are a clear sign of how Talib affected the secondary in a good way. There might be a few question marks about Aqib Talib but his talent and effect on the Patriots secondary is not one. Everybody saw what happen when the Patriots had to play …
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  • Rob Gronkowski parties in Vegas, smacks his twice-broken forear…

    Rob Gronkowski parties in Vegas, smacks his twice-broken forearm in the process

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Two things we know about New England Patriots tight Rob Gronkowski: He's one of the most prolific receivers in the NFL, and he's a bit of an oddball. There have been enough calls of "Gronk being …
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  • Celtics Find a Way Without Rondo

    Celtics Find a Way Without Rondo

    nytimes.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Celtics, written off as playoff contenders when Rajon Rondo was lost for the season, are finding new ways to run their offense without him.
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  • Video - Point Guard Woes 03:07

    Point Guard Woes

    Feb 5
    Tim Legler discusses how Derrick Rose's recovery from a torn ACL could affect Rajon Rondo and addresses the level of concern about Chris Paul's knee injury.
  • Video - Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII 08:35

    Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII

    Feb 5
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss their top five teams to reach Super Bowl XLVIII.
  • Video - Hoge's QB Reality Board 03:07

    Hoge's QB Reality Board

    Feb 5
    Merril Hoge ranks his top five quarterbacks in the NFL right now.

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