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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Unhappy with the hard artificial turf at Tulane University's baseball field, the Baltimore Ravens will hold their main practice Thursday at the Saints' facility instead.Upvote Share Tweet
The Boston Red Sox on Thursday agreed to a minor league deal with first baseman Lyle Overbay, an agreement that includes an invitation to spring training, a team official confirmed.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots re-sign restricted free agent FletcherNew England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher, who was scheduled to be a restricted free agent this offseason as he recovers from a torn ACL that sidelined him for the entire 2012 season, has re-signed with the team.Upvote Share TweetBaltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed made headlines this week when he said he could "definitely" play for the New England Patriots next season. Reed will become an unrestricted free agent in March and should be a hot commodity on the open market. H…Upvote Share Tweet
Multiple GMs Believe Kevin Garnett Won’t Play More Than 2 More Seasonsdimemag.com Updated Jan 31, 2013The vultures are circling in Boston. The Celtics will probably still make the playoffs without Rajon Rondo, but the chances of them winning a round are slim. For Kevin Garnett, that would be another short postseason, and would leave him heading into nex…Upvote Share TweetJon Jones had to stay neutral while in Foxboro two weeks ago. The UFC lightweight champion had a brother on both teams. Arthur is a defensive end for the Baltimore Ravens, and will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. Chandler is a rookie on the New Englan…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 31, 2013Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is making the rounds in New Orleans this week with a big black cast on his left arm, the result of the arm he suffered in the playoff opener against the Texans. It was the second time he broke the arm this season and Gr…Upvote Share Tweet
And The Winner Is ...The hype is almost over and the actual Super Bowl game is near. Who will hoist all of the trophies handed out this Sunday night? SI's NFL experts make their picks.Upvote Share TweetThe relocation of the Kings to Seattle is not a done deal, but the damage has been done. A team built for the future, the Kings are struggling through the present, says Ian Thomsen.Upvote Share Tweet
Super Bowl teams teach Patriots a lessonThe New England Patriots were 0-3 this season against the two teams competing in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII. The Baltimore Ravens beat New England both the regular season and playoffs, and the San Francisco 49ers entered Gillette Stadium and beat the Pat…Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Not In Market For PGJan 31Kurt Rambis on Danny Ainge's comments that the Celtics won't seek a point guard right now.
Gronkowski Recovering From InjuryJan 31Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski talks to Hannah Storm about his recovery from surgery to fix his broken arm.
Ed Reed Says He Could See Himself Playing For Bill BelichickJan 31Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Ed Reed's comments about possibly playing for Bill Belichick someday.
Harrison Worried About His HealthJan 31Mike Ditka and Jerry Rice react to Rodney Harrison's saying he is "scared to death" about the future of his health.
Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ersJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie NewsomeJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…