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Sep 05

Patriots’ 2017-18 schedule

SEPTEMBER 7 — Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. (NBC) 17 — at New Orleans, 1 p.m. (CBS) 24 — Houston, 1 p.m. (CBS) OCTOBER 1 — Carolina, 1 p.m. (FOX) 5 — at Tampa Bay, 8:25 p.m. (CBS) 15 — at NY Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS) 22 — Atlanta, 8:30 p.m. (NBC) 29 — LA Chargers, 1 p.m. (CBS) NOVEMBER 12 — at Denver, 8:30 p.m. (NBC

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Sep 05

Blue Jays beat up Porcello, Red Sox

BOSTON — The Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs off reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello to beat the Boston Red Sox 10-4 on Monday night at Fenway Park. Less than a week after Porcello held the Blue Jays to one run over 6 1/3 innings to earn a win at Rogers Centre on Aug. 30, Kendrys Morales

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Sep 04

Yankees pound Red Sox in series finale

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge hit his first home run in more than two weeks, and the New York Yankees blasted three homers against Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale and concluded the season series against their rivals with a 9-2 victory on Sunday night. Judge hit his league-leading 38th homer with two outs in the

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Sep 04

Yankees pound Red Sox in series finale

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge hit his first home run in more than two weeks, and the New York Yankees blasted three homers against Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale and concluded the season series against their rivals with a 9-2 victory on Sunday night. Judge hit his league-leading 38th homer with two outs in the

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Sep 04

Holliday returns with a bang as Yankees sink Red Sox

NEW YORK — Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday. Holliday appeared in his first game since missing nearly a month with a back injury. Sidelined since Aug. 4, Holliday did not play

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Sep 03

Former UMaine defensive lineman earns Ravens roster spot

Former University of Maine All-American defensive lineman Pat Ricard’s versatility has helped him land one of the 53 roster spots for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens. In addition to playing on the defensive line, the Ravens also used the 6-foot-3 1/2, 304-pound Ricard as a fullback in certain situations

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Sep 03

Cowboys’ Elliott admits to drug use in college

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, facing a six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy, admitted to using drugs while at Ohio State. The revelation, first reported by the Dallas Morning News on Friday, came as Elliott, while under oath, was being cross-examined

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Sep 03

Holliday returns with a bang as Yankees sink Red Sox

NEW YORK — Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday. Holliday appeared in his first game since missing nearly a month with a back injury. Sidelined since Aug. 4, Holliday did not play

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Sep 01

No. 13 New Hampshire holds off UMaine in football opener

Quarterback Chris Ferguson passed for 239 yards with three touchdowns in his first career start, but the University of Maine was unable to cash in on some scoring opportunities as No. 13 New Hampshire held off the Black Bears 24-23 on Thursday night at…

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Aug 31

Moreland leads Red Sox past Blue Jays

TORONTO — Mitch Moreland hit a go-ahead, two-run homer as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning, Rick Porcello pitched 6 2/3 effective innings and the Boston Red Sox went on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Wednesday night. Moreland also hit a two-run single in Boston’s four-run eighth to finish

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Aug 29

Vazquez, Pomeranz propel Red Sox past Blue Jays

TORONTO — Christian Vazquez had four hits, including a two-run homer, Drew Pomeranz won his career-best eighth consecutive decision, and the Boston Red Sox held on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Monday night. Eduardo Nunez also homered for the Red Sox (74-57), who ended a four-game losing streak

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Aug 27

Report: Cavaliers to ask Celtics for more compensation in Kyrie Irving trade

Concerned with the condition of point guard Isaiah Thomas’ hip and the timetable for his return to action, the Cavaliers will ask the Boston Celtics for an additional asset before agreeing to complete their blockbuster trade for Kyrie Irving, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday. The Celtics

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Aug 27

Patriots move forward without injured Edelman

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts — A year after the New England Patriots proved they could with the Super Bowl without Rob Gronkowski, they will head into 2017 trying to defend their title without Julian Edelman. The slot receiver went down with a non-contact knee injury in the first quarter of Friday night

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Aug 27

Beckham, Gausman lead Orioles past Red Sox

BOSTON — The way Tim Beckham is swinging that bat right now, postseason baseball might be in the Baltimore Orioles’ future after all. The recently acquired Beckham caused more mayhem at the plate Saturday with a three-run homer that helped the Orioles to a 7-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway

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Aug 27

Orioles go for three-game sweep of Red Sox

BOSTON — Wade Miley is the one being tasked with making sure that the Baltimore Orioles keep going in the right direction after a pair of surprisingly easy victories against the Boston Red Sox. Miley opposes Boston’s Doug Fister in Sunday’s series finale between the American League East rivals

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Aug 25

Tigers beat Yankees in brawl-filled encounter

DETROIT — Pitches buzzed heads, tempers flared, fists flew and thumbs were extended. The New York Yankees-Detroit Tigers game on Thursday turned in a giant fiasco. The Tigers emerged with a tension-packed 10-6 victory that included eight ejections and three benches-clearing incidents at Comerica Park

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