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Kids are barred from partaking in some risky activities and behavior. They aren’t allowed to drive until they’re 16 and can’t purchase most firearms until they’re 18. Harmful substances, such as alcohol and tobacco, are kept out of the hands of children as well. 

It’s time to consider...Read more

When Malcolm Butler didn’t start Sunday against the Saints, the thought was the team liked the Eric Rowe matchup better against the tall New Orleans receivers.

Butler ended up by sliding into the No. 2 cornerback role once Rowe left the game with a groin injury, but based on the events of...Read more

Even though it’s been two weeks, for the Patriots medical staff it must seem like an entire season with all the injuries it has had to deal with since the preseason. 

New England went into Sunday’s game without Dont’a Hightower (knee), Danny Amendola (head/knee), Matthew Slater (hamstring...Read more

If you saw Kyrie Irving appear on ESPN’s “First Take” and walked away from it fixated on what he said about former teammate LeBron James and their relationship before and after Irving’s trade to Boston, you weren’t really paying attention to what he said.

When watching the 25-year-old’s...Read more

Jerry Jones may never see his Cowboys upstage Robert Kraft’s Patriots on the football field. But in the boardroom, the Cowboys owner seems to be accomplishing just that.

It was reported last month the NFL’s Compensation Committee approved a five-year contract extension for Roger Goodell....Read more

Tom Brady is sacked by Whitney Mercilus.

When the Saints finish 5-11, we'll recognize Sunday's victory for what it was: not much.

But a real test looms on Sunday that should give us a much better handle on life in a post-Julian Edelman offense -- the Texans.

Last we saw Houston, it was getting run off the Gillette Stadium...Read more

It wasn’t a typical Week 2 game for the Patriots.

Not only were they coming off of a frustrating blowout loss to the Chiefs in Week 1 where their identity was put into question, but they also only had three active receivers going into Sunday’s matchup with the Saints in New Orleans.

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Tony Romo is doing something revolutionary in the broadcast booth. He’s actually analyzing football, free of cliches and embarrassing malapropisms. ...Read more

FOXBORO -- With Rob Gronkowski missing the end of last season due to season-ending back surgery, Julian Edelman put the Patriots offense on his back.

The receiver closed the season with 11 straight games (including the playoffs) with at least 70 yards receiving on the way to the Patriots...Read more

In what’s been a hit-or-miss opening three offseasons on the job, and with the Boston fanbase undeniably split on their view of the front office, I always felt...Read more