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The last few years have not been good for football. Suicidal ex-players keep coming forward to talk about their mangled brains and destroyed lives. The NFL’s dark history of suppressing concussion research has been revealed, with thousands of former players successfully suing the league for more...Read more

Let’s make this perfectly clear: There have been no indications the Patriots are considering trading Rob Gronkowski and we’re simply throwing it out there, but given what has taken place this offseason, it’s worth wondering what a potential trade for the All-Pro tight end would look like.

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The Bruins have a legitimate chance at first place in the Eastern Conference. That’s if they have enough players left to avoid forfeiting the final 11 games of the season.

Although their chances of getting that top spot took a slight hit with Tampa Bay’s comeback win over the Leafs on...Read more

The NFL offseason is in full swing. 

After a week of free agency, the Patriots have swung a few trades, made a few signings, but also have seen some of their own free agents depart. 

At this point, it would seem the Patriots’ roster right now is not as good as it was last year even...Read more

Heading into Monday’s NHL debut against the Blue Jackets, here’s what we knew about Ryan Donato: He’s the son of former Bruin Ted Donato, and was playing under his father at Harvard University. We knew that he was a standout scorer at both the NCAA and Olympic levels this year, with 26 goals in...Read more

Some 65-year-olds are retired in Florida playing golf five days a week and their biggest worry is where to get the best early bird special.

For Bill Belichick, he’s trying to put together a Super Bowl contending roster with roughly $14 million in cap space and flying around the country to...Read more

One of Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers says he took a moral stand when the prosecution wanted to introduce claims about the disgraced ex-NFL star’s sex life into his double murder trial last year.

“As a gay lawyer for 37 years, as a gay man who has been married to another man for over 36 years,...Read more

This is not to say that the Bruins knew that they would lose Patrice Bergeron (foot), Charlie McAvoy (knee), Brad Marchand (upper-body) for a game, and suffer in-game injuries to Zdeno Chara, Jake DeBrusk, and Torey Krug this past Tuesday. There’s just absolutely no way of knowing when an injury...Read more

It’s hard to imagine any other executive in professional sports treating this offseason like Bill Belichick. Tom Brady will be 41 years old next season and there’s no longer an heir apparent waiting behind him. The next guy, even if he’s drafted next month, will likely take a couple of years to...Read more

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That sound you just heard wasn't an icicle crashing from the eaves. It was another Patriots player leaping off the lighthouse at Gillette Stadium and running for his life.

There are bad weeks and then there's what's transpiring in Foxboro. The Patriots have started the NFL offseason with a...Read more