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Alex Reimer
January 08, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have each issued varying denials about ESPN’s explosive story regarding the alleged rift between them. Author Seth Wickersham, whose account has been disputed by multiple Patriots beat writers, continues to defend his reporting in interviews across all...
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Dick LeBeau
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John Tomase
January 08, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Dick LeBeau's credentials are beyond reproach. A Hall of Fame cornerback with the Lions, he has delivered an equally storied career as a coach, primarily in Pittsburgh, where his zone-blitzing schemes changed the game. Now in his 59th NFL season, the 80-year-old Titans defensive coordinator has one...
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Bill Belichick shared his thoughts on NFL rule changes. (Brian Fluharty/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
January 05, 2018 - 3:55 pm
The Patriots built their dynasty on the backs of three men: Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and Robert Kraft. They'll extend it on only one of them. And he doesn't sound very happy. Trying to decide how to divvy up credit for the last 17 years represents little more than an exercise in killing time. Who...
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Rob Bradford
January 04, 2018 - 2:20 pm
You might remember the story. It seemed everything was set up perfectly for Daniel Bard. By the time the end of August 2011 rolled around, he was continuing to cruise through his big league career, serving as one of the late-inning answers in the game. Sure, Jonathan Papelbon may have been the Red...
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Alex Reimer
January 04, 2018 - 10:58 am
The vitriol being spewed at Isaiah Thomas for requesting the Celtics delay his tribute video is bizarre. Though the Cavaliers visited the T.D. Garden Wednesday, Thomas, who returned from a hip injury one day earlier, did not play. The point guard said he wants to delay the video, because he hopes...
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Ty Anderson
January 04, 2018 - 7:43 am
Late in the second quarter and up by seven points, an attempted double-team on Kyrie Irving forced No. 11 to dish the ball to Al Horford. Down the lane without much resistance, Horford rose up and dunked right over the Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith. With a scream and a pound to his own chest, Horford...
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