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08/20/2011 - 3:37pm
Albert Haynesworth back on practice field

FOXBORO -- While he was only watching from the sidelines and did not have his helmet with him, Albert Haynesworth returned to the Patriots practice field for the final formal day of training camp. 

Haynesworth, wearing his uniform practice jersey No. 92, watched as the team took part in a walk-through for about an hour and then went through about 20 minutes of conditioning before the end of the final open practice of camp. 

Patriots coach Bill Belichick would not say whether this was an indication that Haynesworth, who hasn't practiced since Aug. 4, will be ready to return to practice soon or play in a preseason game. 

"He's been day-to-day," Belichick said following Saturday's walk-through. "He's still day-to-day. When he's ready, he’ll be out there."

Meanwhile, Shaun Ellis returned to the practice field as well, and did take part in the walk-through, and was subsequently taken off the...

08/20/2011 - 1:13pm
Ochocinco offers to pay Mason's fine

Patriots wide receier Chad Ochocinco has offered to pay any fine that will be levied against Tampa Bay's Mason Foster for a hit Foster put on the New England wideout in Thursday's preseason game. Mason hit Ochocinco coming over the middle in the first half of the Patriots 31-14 win over the Buccaneers on Thursday, and was flagged as a result of the hit. However, Ochocinco tweeted after the game: @Mason_Foster great hit last night,if [you're] fined I'll reimburse [you] boss. That's the way the game should [be] played. Stay healthy [and] have a good [year]. However, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told Pro Football Talk over the weekend that the league does not allow one player to pay another player's fine. For more Patriots information, check out weei.com/patriots.


08/20/2011 - 1:13pm
Pats sign former BC linebacker Brown
By: DJ Bean

FOXBORO -- The Patriots announced via twitter Saturday that they have signed former Boston College linebacker Ricky Brown. 

After going undrafted in the 2006 draft, Brown signed with the Raiders. The 6-foot-2, 235-pounder spent time on Oakland's practice squad before being activated as a rookie and played the last five seasons in Oakland as a middle linebacker. In his career, the 27-year-old has 102 tackles and four passes defensed.

For more on the Patriots, visit weei.com/patriots.


08/20/2011 - 12:27am
Ellsbury says back is fine after being hit

KANSAS CITY -- Jacoby Ellsbury said after the Red Sox' 7-1 win over the Royals Friday night that Terry Francona took him out in the eighth inning for precautionary reasons after the outfielder was hit in the back by by an Everett Teaford 88 mph fastball leading off the frame.

After being hit in the middle of his back, Ellsbury remained in the game and eventually scored on sacrifice fly from Adrian Gonzalez. He was then replaced by right fielder Josh Reddick in the bottom of the inning, with Darnell McDonald moving over to center field.

"Tito just wanted me to throw some ice on it," Ellsbury said. "I told him I was running the bases and I was fine, but he said go and throw some ice on it. That's it."

The play in which Ellsbury scored forced the baserunner to slide into Kansas City catcher Brayan Pena, after which the center fielder sprung up and jogged to the dugout.

"I'm going to play hard, regardless,"...

08/19/2011 - 10:53pm
Miller, offense awaken in Red Sox win

For the first time in the last six games the Red Sox managed to score more than four runs, beating up on the Royals, 7-1, Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Earning the win for the Red Sox was Andrew Miller, who allowed just one run on three hits over 5 1/3 innings while making his first start since July 31. It was the lefty's first victory since July 20. Alfredo Aceves pitched the final 3 2/3 innings for the save.

Leading the way for the Sox offense was Adrian Gonzalez, who rebounded from four straight hitless games with a three-hit night. The first baseman notched a double, two singles and an RBI.

Also collecting three hits was Jed Lowrie, while Mike Aviles, hitting in the No. 2 spot, notched a pair of hits. 

Jarrod Saltamacchia claimed the only home run of the game, a three-run shot off Kansas City starter Jeff Francis in the fifth inning which handed the Sox a 5-1 lead.

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