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December 15, 2017 - 3:16 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering what’s next for New York’s Sports Pope, Mike Francesa? It has been semester exam week at many colleges and universities in New England, which means a slower-than-usual event schedule. But it ain’t exactly quiet on the home front, if you know what I...
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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
Carlos Santana was the Red Sox' No. 3 free agent target. There is J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer, and then was the former Indians first baseman. Now, he's no longer any kind of option. According to multiple reports, Santana has agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Phillies, with a club...
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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 12:29 pm
Heading into the 2014 winter meetings, there was some optimism the Red Sox might be able to re-sign Jon Lester. John Henry had visited Lester a few days prior at the pitcher's Georgia home, and it certainly appeared as though the Red Sox were going to go all-in to get their ace back. But then, in...
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Ryan Hannable
December 15, 2017 - 12:18 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots likely will be without one of their top defensive lineman against the Steelers on Sunday. Alan Branch missed his third straight practice on Friday, which likely means he will not play against Pittsburgh. This also explains why Ricky Jean Francois was re-signed on Wednesday...
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Ryan Hannable
December 15, 2017 - 10:54 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots added wide receiver Kenny Britt this week following his release from the Browns recently. Britt played nine games this season with the Browns, tallying 18 catches for 233 yards and two touchdowns. That marked a big drop off from his career season in 2016 with the Rams, when...
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