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Bill Belichick isn’t the only one growing tired of talking about Tim Tebow. The Patriots coach, who has had to deal with Tebowmania for just 36 hours or so, has already cut short questions about everyone’s favorite backup quarterback.Share Tweet
Aceves quiets Rays in latest stint with Red SoxESPN.com Jun 12, 2013Alfredo Aceves threw six solid innings, Daniel Nava homered and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.Share TweetThe Globe's Ben Volin and Zuri Berry review the Patriots second minicamp practice.Share Tweet
Ryan Mallett: Patriots have three great quarterbacksprofootballtalk.com Jun 12, 2013Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett says he feels good about having Tim Tebow as a teammate, even though Tebow’s presence means Mallett has new competition for the No. 2 quarterback job behind starter Tom Brady. In fact, Mallett says he, Brady and Tebow aShare TweetOne has to take a “source close to the situation” and a “source familiar with their line of thinking” with a rather large grain of salt, but it has been nearly six weeks since the Boston Celtics’ season has ended, and the team appears no closerShare Tweet
No Longer Top Dog: Wes Welker was Tom Brady's go-to guy; now he's ju…CNNSI.com Jun 12, 2013Wes Welker was Tom Brady's go-to guy; now he's just another option for Peyton Manning. Welker's skills may not decline, but his role and stats will, Chris Burke writes.Share TweetCenter Steven Adams is a phsical presence who needs some work on the offensive end.Share Tweet
Tim Tebow arrives in Foxborough with media frenzy in towSomewhere between 80-90 credentialed media were at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, the first day of Patriots’ mandatory minicamp, with reporters from CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, USA Today, four of New York’s daily newspapers, and even NPR on hand, all to seeShare TweetFOXBOROUGH - The Patriots’ first mandatory practice of minicamp was an uneventful one for fourth-year linebacker Brandon Spikes, who participated in just a handful of drills after being the lone no-show for voluntary workouts.Share Tweet
Rob Gronkowski takes part in “Kids Cancer Buzz Off”patriotsgab.com Jun 12, 2013Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski took part in “Kids Cancer Buzz Off” for a nonprofit organization One Mission. Gronkowski joined 867 men, women, and children as they buzzed their hair in solidarity and support for those courageously fighting pediatriShare Tweet
Nava, Red Sox Edge RaysJun 12Daniel Nava's two-run homer was the difference in Boston's 2-1 win over Tampa Bay.
Will Tebow Be A Distraction?Jun 12Brian Dawkins assesses Tim Tebow's fit in New England.
Steve Mariucci on Tim Tebow: 'I don't think he'll be a distraction'Jun 12Steve Mariucci joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss whether Tim Tebow can conform to the low-profile standards of the New England Patriots.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady not worried about Tim Tebow distractionJun 12New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he has no fears about Tim Tebow causing a distraction for his team.