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Red Sox and reality may bite Yankees
nydailynews.com Updated Jul 18, 2013
The Yankees begin the second half in a state of uncertainty, which has pretty much been the theme to their injury-plagued season. Except that the early-season overachievement has given way to the reality that this team desperately needs its stars, who m…Share Tweet
Brooklyn Nets general manager, Billy King, owner, Mikhail Prokhorov and coach Jason Kidd were on hand at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn today to formally welcome the addition of former-Celtics stars, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to their …Share Tweet
Attitude, effort already has Holt in elite companyMLB.com Jul 18, 2013A ticket back to Pawtucket could arrive at any moment for Brock Holt, but watching the infielder play -- diving into the stands, sprinting to first base on routine grounders, working the count, dirtying the uniform -- it all looks similar to someone the…Share Tweet
The Time Is Now: The Patriots have ruled the AFC East for a decade…CNNSI.com Jul 18, 2013The Patriots have ruled the AFC East for a decade. But if there were ever a time for the Jets, Bills and Dolphins to take advantage of the Pats' weaknesses, it's now, says Chris Burke.Share Tweet
Drew expected to come off DL on SaturdayMLB.com Jul 18, 2013Stephen Drew will get at least another half-season to leave a good impression on the Red Sox as he's expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and play shortstop against the Yankees.Share TweetAny optimism that Clay Buchholz would be returning to the mound soon faded Thursday as Red Sox manager John Farrell announced that due to lingering soreness that resurfaced on the team's West Coast trip, his scheduled bullpen session was scratched.Share Tweet
Crasnick: Bogaerts knocking on the doorESPN.com Jul 18, 2013The Red Sox prospect is almost ready for MLB -- he just needs a spot to playShare Tweetboston.com Jul 18, 2013The Patriots announced its initial training camp schedule with the team's first four practices open to the public.Share Tweet
Efforts continue to keep search warrants in Hernandez case sealedprofootballtalk.com Jul 18, 2013Earlier this month, a judge in Massachusetts made eight search warrants related to the Odin Lloyd murder investigation public. Those documents, along with Florida search warrants also made available to the media, contained many new details regarding the…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 18, 2013How long will it take Philly to master Chip Kelly's fast-break offense? Can Tom Brady overcome a lack of weapons? Don Banks takes a look at those and other training camp questions.Share TweetPanini, a collectible sticker and trading card company, has manually removed former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez from its sticker books for the upcoming season, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Thursday. Panini, which sells packs of stickers, is also…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 18, 2013The Bills announced a contract with an official waste services provider (hopefully they can recycle the last decade). Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is looking for a new CEO, preferably one with NFL experience. A look at the competition for CB jobs with th…Share Tweet
Source: Celtics agree to multiyear deal with Missouri's Presseyboston.com Jul 18, 2013By Gary Washburn, Globe Staff LAS VEGAS -- Point guard Phil Pressey was impressive for the Celtics in their stretch of games at the Orlando Summer Pro League and that production has garnered him a multiyear contract, according to a...Share Tweet
NFL Live OT: Patriots Must Move OnJul 18Brian Dawkins and Jeff Saturday discuss the way Patriots players should deal with questions about Aaron Hernandez.
Pierce, Garnett Introduced As NetsJul 18Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett comment on leaving the Celtics and officially joining the Nets.
Hernandez Stickers Replaced By TebowJul 18Jason Howarth, Vice President of Marketing for Panini America, discusses the company's decision to replace 500,000 Aaron Hernandez stickers with Tim Tebow stickers.
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski stages interview walk offJul 18CBS reporter Don Dahler joins NFL Network's "NFL AM" to talk about his interview with New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and shares what Gronkowski's dad said off camera about Aaron Hernandez. For more from Don Dahler visit CBSNews.com.
Don Banks: Ten questions as NFL training camps prepare to openJul 18With NFL training camps beginning to open in the coming days, there are no shortage of storylines to start tracking on the field. Here are 10 intriguing questions I can't wait to get answered as the league's summer break comes to its conclusion: