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David Ortiz will retire from MLB after 2016 season

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Just like Chipper Jones, Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz plans to use his final MLB season as a farewell tour. Ortiz’s MLB farewell tour will be next season as he will announce this week that the 2016 season will be his final one. Ortiz could officially make the announcement as soon as Wednesday, when he ...

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Report: Celtics top free agent target is Kevin Love

Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Kevin Love in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves knowing the six-year pro could opt out in 2015 and sign elsewhere. Love could decide to opt out of the final year of his current deal and just re-sign with Cleveland this summer. Or he could opt out and listen to other teams offers. If he does ...

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Report: Ray Allen won’t sign with Cavaliers

Ray Allen

Ray Allen hasn’t made it known if he will play in the NBA this season.  But if he does decide to return to the league, he won’t be playing alongside LeBron James or Kevin Love. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, Allen has ruled out playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Windhorst: “Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I don’t ...

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Ravens admit they treated domestic violence the same as a bar fight

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Baltimore Ravens team president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome said the Ray Rice scandal has changed the way the team will look at players in free agency and the draft. “Someone who has domestic abuse in their background, it’s going to be tough for them to be considered a Raven,” Newsome said Tuesday in the annual “State of the Ravens” press conference, ...

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Ex-MLB catcher talks about Cal Ripken Jr. physically abusing him

Cal Ripken

Former MLB catcher Gregg Zaun thinks young players need to be more respectful of the game, clubhouse atmosphere and their elders. Zaun thinks physical abuse and public humiliation like Cal Ripken and other veteran Orioles did to him as a rookie is the answer. Zaun shared some stories of getting beat up by Cal Ripken during a recent appearance on the Fan 590. From ...

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Report: Patriots attendant tried to put unapproved ball into AFC title game

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1, but there still remains questions that need to be answered about Deflategate that began with the Pats’ victory in the AFC Championship Game. ESPN’s Outside The Lines reporter Kelly Naqi has provided an update to the controversy: One source said that the attendant assigned to ...

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2015 SI Swimsuit Edition revealed

James Macari

The 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue was revealed on Monday. UFC star Ronda Rousey and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki joined models Hannah Davis, Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge, Chrissy Teigen, Emily Ratajkowski, Chanel Imanand mony more in this year’s SI Swimsuit edition. Nina Agdal Hannah Davis Emily Ratajkowski Chrissy Teigen Chanel Iman

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Is Tom Brady the greatest QB of all time?

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has now won four Super Bowls and three Super Bowl MVP awards. He is 4-2 in Super Bowls and and has tied Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw with four victories. Bart Starr won five championships – two Super Bowls – in the 1960s, but the game of football has evolved and Starr’s 152 ...

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NY Post front page features Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen talking about soft balls

NY Post Tom Brady

The New York Post continued to have some fun with Deflategate. Following Tuesday’s “NFL squeezes Patriots balls,” the Post put a picture of Tom Brady, his wife, Gisele Bundchen, and the words “What a Blow!” on the front page of Thursday’s paper. CBS Sports’ Will Brinson tweeted a picture of the layout: The New York Post today. There are no ...

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Packers’ Brandon Bostick: ‘I let my team down’


Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick was suppose to block on Seattle Seahawks’ onside kick with 2:09 remaining in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game. Had he done that, the Packers might be heading to the Super Bowl with a 19-14 victory. Instead, the Green Bay Packers backup tight end went for the ball, and it bounced off his hands and helmet, ...

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