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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots have about $25 million in cap space, which should be in the top 10 in the league.Upvote Share TweetRavens 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.Upvote Share TweetWeeks 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots should rule out RB Steven JacksonESPN.com Updated Feb 28, 2013When 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…Upvote Share TweetBy 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots will offer 5 million for Ed Reedpatriotsgab.com Updated Feb 28, 2013It 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 28, 2013SB Nation: Brady deal ends Mallett era before it beganUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 28, 2013SI.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rivers knows Stephen Curry will be a challengeCeltics coach Doc Rivers said Thursday that he was awed by Stephen Curry's 54-point performance.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL - Patriots' dynasty is in declineESPN.com Updated Feb 28, 2013Tom Brady's restructured deal confirms that New England's dynasty is in its final years.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 28, 2013The 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 SmUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 28, 2013So 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.)Upvote Share Tweet
Who Is More Hated - Patriots Or Cowboys?Feb 28Jemele Hill and Skip Bayless debate who is the most hated NFL team.
Defense has carried Chicago Bulls as far as it canFeb 28Their stellar defense has carried the Bulls as far as it can.
Weekend Dime: Second Trimester ReportFeb 28Daily Dime
Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.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.