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Patriots fans heckle Torrey Smith on Twitter about brother’s death Updated Jan 23, 2013
After watching their New England Patriots’ season come to an end last Sunday in a 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game, Patriots fans took to Twitter to express their frustration. Apparently, that meant feeling the need to hec
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  • Win against Boston Celtics at TD Garden would speak volumes for NY Knicks, Carmelo Anthony Jan 23, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony can talk all he wants about moving on because he thinks that’s what people want to hear a bout his feud with Kevin Garnett. But the only way he can get some real closure with Garnett and what happened 17 days ago at the Garden is to hang
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  • Source: Brady fined $10K for slide into Reed

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was fined $10,000 by the NFL for making contact with Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed on a slide late in the first half of the AFC Championship Game, according to a league source.
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  • Tom Brady fined $10,000 for kick on Ed Reed … or, less than Frank Gore got fined for low socks Jan 23, 2013
    For those who think quarterbacks get preferential treatment by the NFL, this news will cause an bit of a stir. has reported that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been fined $10,000 for going all Daniel-san/Ty Cobb on Ravens safety Ed Reed and …
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  • Jim Irsay Mailed A Fan $8,500 In Cash For Predicting The Score Of The AFC Championship Jan 23, 2013
    Colts owner is a weird dude. But he's honest. So when he tweeted Sunday afternoon that he'd give $8,500 to the first person to correctly predict the outcome and score of the Ravens/Patriots game (with a one-point cushion), there was no reason not to tak…
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  • Leading Off: Playing the Makeup Game Jan 23, 2013
    Olive branches were extended across the N.F.L. on Tuesday, but that's not to say there wasn't any feuding.
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers bust out ‘Manti Te’o Kiss Cam’ during win over Celtics Jan 23, 2013
    The reported paid attendance for Tuesday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics was 14,192; this makes sense because the Cavs entered the game at 10-32 and Boston, while a perennial playoff team with several noteworthy stars, ha…
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  • Patriots' title window is still open Jan 23, 2013
    The day after the New England Patriots' 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens felt like a funeral in the heart of Patriots country. The employees at my Foxborough, Mass., hotel -- some who sported Patriots jerseys -- were sullen. The day seemed gloomy outs…
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  • Avery Bradley brightens Boston with bodacious block, Paul Pierce laments lack of ‘mental toughness’ (VIDEO) Jan 23, 2013
    The Boston Celtics won six of seven games after guard Avery Bradley returned to the lineup on Jan. 2, igniting hopes that the all-around demon would create the sort of spark that teams featuring a series of go-to players in their 30s (and one that acts …
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  • Nava, Kalish look to earn significant playing time Jan 23, 2013
    With the offseason quickly fading, the Red Sox have brought in outfielders Jonny Gomes and Shane Victorino to replace Carl Crawford and Cody Ross. Victorino should play every day in right, but that's not the case for Gomes in front of the Green Monster,…
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  • AFC East Stock Watch Jan 23, 2013
    Now that the football season is officially over for all four teams in the AFC East, let’s take a look at whose stock is rising and falling in the division. Falling 1. New England Patriots: New England entered the AFC Championship as a more than a touchd
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  • Kyrie Irving makes his All-Star case by Lighting Up Rajon Rondo; OKC makes a statement Jan 23, 2013
    Rajon Rondo is one of the best defensive point guards in the NBA. The Boston Celtics, over the past 6-7 years, have been one of the best defensive teams in the NBA. And yet Rondo nor the C’s could do a damn thing with Kyrie Irving last night. On his way
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  • New England needs to make big moves Jan 23, 2013
    The Patriots will have a few big name free agents to hit the market this season and they really need to make the move to move on from them. Wes Welker, of course, will be the most talked about free agent of the Patriots. The past two seasons have shown …
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  • Full list of Patriots upcoming Free Agents Jan 23, 2013
    2013 Free Agents from the New England Patriots: Deion Branch Julian Edelman Derrick Martin Aqib Talib Josh Barrett Niko Koutouvides Dane Fletcher Myron Pryor Will Allen Jamey Richard Marquice Cole Donte’ Stallworth Tracy White Trevor Scott Patrick Chung
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Patriots Hope For New Outcome 02:53

    NFL32OT: Patriots Hope For New Outcome

    Jan 23
    Episode 254: Wendi Nix and Chris Mortensen discuss the possible changes the Patriots could make in the offseason. Trent Dilfer breaks down how the bye week will effect Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss the most feared defensive player in the A
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 06:31

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Jan 23
    In this week's edition of P.A.T., Mike Reiss is joined by Field Yates as they break down the Patriots' AFC Championship loss to the Ravens and look ahead to next season.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks... 02:00

    Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks...

    Jan 23
    John Clayton goes deep on QBs over 30 in search of a Super Bowl ring, the future of Michael Turner in Atlanta, what Frank Gore loves about Colin Kaepernick, and Cleveland's second thoughts on their draft picks for the Julio Jones trade.
  • Video - Possible Celtics Roster Moves 01:34

    Possible Celtics Roster Moves

    Jan 23
    Chris Broussard discusses possible moves the Celtics could make before the trade deadline.