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10/24/2012 - 1:46pm
Mayo among six absent from Pats practice

FOXBORO -- Jerod Mayo was one of six Patriots missing from the start of Patriots practice on Wednesday in sweats and shells outside Gillette Stadium, as the team prepares for the Rams on Sunday in London. Mayo injured his left arm late in the second quarter and returned for the start of the third quarter wearing a black wrap on his left elbow. Also missing Wednesday were Steve Gregory, Trevor Scott, Tracy White, Brandon Bolden and Ras-I Dowling. 

Bolden missed last week's game against the Jets with a knee injury while Gregory has missed three games with a hip injury. 

Aaron Hernandez was at practice on Wednesday, riding an exercise bike while the rest of the team was running sprints. 

The team will practice again in Foxboro on Thursday before taking a red-eye flight to London Thursday night for practice Friday.

The Rams traveled to London earlier in the week and practiced at Arsenal on Wednesday. Danny Amendola returned...

10/24/2012 - 1:29pm
Olney on M&M: Ortiz 'held back' on Valentine

ESPN baseball reporter Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday afternoon to talk about the Red Sox' managerial situation.

Ousted skipper Bobby Valentine created a stir Tuesday with comments to interviewer Bob Costas in which he criticized the team -- most notably David Ortiz -- and the media. Olney said that shouldn't be a surprise.

"No, and I think it will continue," Olney said. "It's clear that Bobby was not happy with how it ended. He qualifies everything by saying, 'It's my fault, I should have done a better job.' But then he'll also in the same breath not hesitate to take shots at different people. 

"The thing I'm going to be curious about is whether or not David Ortiz and others fire back. Or if they say, 'You know what, we know that if you get into this with Bobby, he's always going to be the one who gets the last word in.' David Ortiz, I thought the entire year, really he could have done incredible...

10/24/2012 - 11:16am
Reports: Islanders to move to Brooklyn

The NHL might be in shutdown mode, but there's still major news from the league. According to multiple reports out of New York, the Islanders will announce Wednesday afternoon that they are planning to move to the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. The team has called a 1 p.m. press conference at the new facility, which is serving as the new home of the NBA's Nets.

The Islanders have played at Nassau Coliseum since they joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1972. Their lease expires in 2015, and team owner Charles Wang has made it clear he doesn't want to stay there. Efforts to get a new arena in Nassau County have been unsuccessful.

The Barclays Center seats about 18,000 for basketball. It's estimated to seat about 14,500 for hockey. The Islanders were scheduled to play a preseason game there on Oct. 2, but it was canceled due to the lockout.

10/24/2012 - 10:52am
McCourty earns AFC special teams POTW

FOXBORO -- After returing a kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown in Sunday's overtime win against the Jets, Devin McCourty was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week Wednesday by the NFL. 

The kick return quickly turned the momentum in the game after the Jets had taken an early 7-0 lead by scoring on their opening drive. 

McCourty almost suffered the ultimate unfortunate turn of fate, fumbling a kickoff late in the fourth quarter that led to a Jets go-ahead field goal. McCourty said "my teammates saved my life" after the Patriots rallied for the game-tying field goal as time expired in regulation. The Patriots won it on a 48-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski in overtime and a strip-sack of Mark Sanchez by Rob Ninkovich.

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10/24/2012 - 9:30am
Schlereth on D&C: 'Baffled' by Patriots' play

ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday morning for a discussion about the Patriots and other league news.

Schlereth, a former lineman who won three Super Bowls during his time in Washington and Denver in the 1990s, is as surprised as anyone at the Patriots' struggles of late.

"I'm sitting here kind of baffled as everybody else is," he said. "At what point does the switch get flipped, if you will? I know Tom Brady's come out [and said] it's hard to win in this league, it's hard, hard, hard. I get that. But still, you look at the Patriots [and think that] they're going to figure it out eventually because they always seem to. Just the AFC in general has been perplexing and a little bit baffling to me."

Schlereth isn't ready to predict a Patriots-Texans AFC championship game, despite the fact that New England and Houston are two of only three AFC teams with a record over .500 (along with the...

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