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Middlebrooks feels fine after wrist scare

Middlebrooks feels fine after wrist scare

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks was essentially given a clean bill of health after a scare on Wednesday night, when he had to leave the game with discomfort in his surgically repaired right wrist.
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  • Patriots and the cap

    Patriots and the cap

    boston.com Feb 28, 2013
    Patriots have about $25 million in cap space, which should be in the top 10 in the league.
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  • Ravens’ Suggs: Everybody hates the Patriots

    Ravens’ Suggs: Everybody hates the Patriots

    boston.com Feb 28, 2013
    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has not changed his feelings about the Patriots. Not one bit. Suggs “guarantees the other 31 teams hate the New England Patriots,’’ he said on WEEI Wednesday.
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  • Paul Pierce believes his neck pain will linger through season

    Paul Pierce believes his neck pain will linger through season

    boston.com ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    Weeks ago, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge noted that forward Paul Pierce was craning his neck more often than normal, as if Pierce's neck was injured.
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  • Patriots should rule out RB Steven Jackson

    Patriots should rule out RB Steven Jackson

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    When reports recently surfaced that St. Louis Rams tailback and former Pro Bowler Steven Jackson will void his contract and become a free agent, the New England Patriots were one of the first teams mentioned as a possible landing spot. Patriots head coa…
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  • D.J. White officially a member of the Celtics

    D.J. White officially a member of the Celtics

    boston.com Feb 28, 2013
    By Baxter Holmes, Globe Staff WALTHAM -- The Celtics have signed 6-foot-9-inch forward/center D.J. White to a 10-day contract, the team announced Thursday. White will be available to play when the Celtics host the Golden State Warriors on Friday at...
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  • Patriots will offer 5 million for Ed Reed

    Patriots will offer 5 million for Ed Reed

    patriotsgab.com Feb 28, 2013
    It is being reported that the Patriots will try to lock up Ed Reed with an offer of 5 million a season. I have always thought the team that offers the safety a two year deal with a decent amount of money will land him, and New England seems like they wi…
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  • SB Nation: Brady deal ends Mallett era before it began

    SB Nation: Brady deal ends Mallett era before it began

    CNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013
    SB Nation: Brady deal ends Mallett era before it began
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  • Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
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  • Rivers knows Stephen Curry will be a challenge

    Rivers knows Stephen Curry will be a challenge

    boston.com Feb 28, 2013
    Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Thursday that he was awed by Stephen Curry's 54-point performance.
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  • NFL - Patriots' dynasty is in decline

    NFL - Patriots' dynasty is in decline

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    Tom Brady's restructured deal confirms that New England's dynasty is in its final years.
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Bills will clear about $5 million worth of salary cap room with DE Chris Kelsay’s retirement. The Dolphins have let some local products slip under their noses in past years, and FIU’s John Cyprien could be next. The Patriots are hoping the Alex Sm
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  • Brady Quinn could join the Jets

    Brady Quinn could join the Jets

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    So how do the cap-strapped Jets fill out their quarterback depth chart when one of them will make $8.25 million this year, whether he’s on the team or not? Enter Brady Quinn.  (I think I just heard the bowels of every Jets fan simultaneously release.)
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  • Video - Who Is More Hated - Patriots Or Cowboys? 06:09

    Who Is More Hated - Patriots Or Cowboys?

    Feb 28
    Jemele Hill and Skip Bayless debate who is the most hated NFL team.

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    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.