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NFL Week 10 power rankings: Eagles, Patriots stay on top

1. Philadelphia Eagles (8-1) Def. Denver 51-23. Last Week: 1 Everything is still clicking for the league-leading Eagles, including their newest teammate Jay Ajayi, who rumbled for 77 yards Sunday and scored from 44 yards out. That was Ajayi’s first touchdown of 2017.   2. New England...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:37pm

Everyone is talking about 'bye week.' What the hell is it?

Tom Brady and Gisele (the supermodel who needs no last name) spent the weekend on the beach because it was bye week for the Patriots. That’s an actual term on NFL schedules, our sports department explained to me. Bye week in NFL might have a few who don’t really follow sports (like...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:56pm

NBA trade rumors LeBron Lakers before trade deadline?

It is no longer inconceivable that LeBron James asks for a trade to the Lakers or some other NBA team at this season’s NBA trade deadline as things have become that bad in Cleveland.   If LeBron is heading to the Lakers next summer anyway, why wouldn’t he, the Lakers, and the...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:17pm

MLB trade rumors: Giancarlo Stanton - Cardinals could be considered

We're just about one week into Major League Baseball's offseason and Giancarlo Stanton is still a member of the Miami Marlins.  Okay, I made that sound a tad dramatic considering there isn't necessarily much action along the trade market this early in the offseason. Though you...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:53pm

Source: AC Milan among clubs in race for Miguel Almiron

Miguel Almirón might be the next big transfer out of MLS, a league fast gaining a reputation for developing talent for Europe’s top leagues. In fact, he might be the biggest transfer the league has ever had.   It only took one season with expansion upstarts Atlanta United for Almirón...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 1:31pm

Tom Brady, Gisele spent bye week on a beach in the Bahamas

Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen and the kids spent the Patriots bye week soaking up the sun in the Bahamas. While the Super Bowl-winning quarterback and his family used the time off to hit the beaches this weekend, Brady revealed in a Monday morning radio interview with "Kirk & Callahan"...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:04am

The Patriots suck after the NFL bye week

Judging by Belichick standards, the Patriots absolutely suck after the bye. Since 2010, the Pats are just 4-3 after a bye week. That’s just not up to snuff for a team that regularly loses just three or four times a season. The conventional wisdom says that if you give Belichick an extra...

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:52pm

Shalane Flanagan wins 2017 New York City Marathon

For one day a year, the streets of New York belong to the pedestrians.   The 47th running of the New York City Marathon took place on Sunday, spanning from Staten Island, through Brooklyn and ending in Central Park in Manhattan as an estimated 50,000 people took part in the festivities....

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:25pm

Fantasy football When will Aaron Rodgers be back - return date?

Green Bay Packers fans and fantasy football owners are anxiously awaiting the news as to when Aaron Rodgers will be back this season and if there is an official return date for the injured All-Pro quarterback. Rodgers was placed on injured reserve on Oct. 20 and is not eligible to play until Dec....

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz offer messages of hope to immigrants, hurricane victims

Some of the biggest names in baseball joined Pedro Martinez for his 2nd annual charity gala at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston this weekend. The former Red Sox ace walked the red carpet on Friday night alongside his wife Carolina, as well fellow Boston icons David Ortiz and Jason Varitek. The...

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 3:04pm

New NFL Mock Draft: Browns Giants Broncos go QB

The ramifications regarding the trade of Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers are felt heavily in our latest NFL Mock Draft. It's no longer a possibility that San Francisco will target Kirk Cousins in free agency, obviously, which means Cousins will either stay in Washington or will go to a team like...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:57am

Best bets with odds spreads picks for NFL Week 9

The best bets with odds spreads and picks for NFL Week 9.     Los Angeles Rams (-3.5) at New York Giants  Both of these teams exit a bye, but the Rams have a far better ATS record in this spot (7-2-1) than the Giants (4-6). L.A. has also trended favorably of late, covering in...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:24pm

Omid Namazi next Revolution soccer coach?

There are plenty of question marks in and around United States soccer right now but one of the few sure things – perhaps even an exclamation point – is Omid Namazi. He might be the next big name on the American soccer coaching scene.   Coach of the U-18 national team, Namazi has...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 1:20pm

No Patriots fan should complain about Jimmy Garoppolo 49ers trade

The New England Patriots did what they had to do.   They traded their backup quarterback for a second-round draft pick, which, without describing any of the other details, is a pretty good return for somebody that never even plays.   When you do sprinkle in all the other factors, it...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:25pm

Pedro Martinez calls for unity to help Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

In the wake of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, professional athletes like J.J. Watt and Tim Duncan are answering the call to help those affected by the devastating storms. Pedro Martinez plans to do his part this weekend when he hosts his 2nd annual charity gala at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:33pm

Alex Collins JuJu Smith-Schuster Matt Ryan Fantasy football advice

Here is fantasy football advice for Week 9 of the NFL season as we take a close look at Alex Collins, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Matt Ryan.   Collins the Clear Lead Back in Baltimore Quick, who leads all qualified rushers in yards per carry? It's not Kareem Hunt, it's not Le'Veon...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:27pm

Patriots Super Bowl window forever open with Tom Brady

In the end, the Patriots chose old over new.   The championship experience of Tom Brady and the chance to win one, two or maybe even three more Super Bowls during Brady's everlasting playing career won out over any championship potential of Jimmy Garoppolo.   For the second...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:16pm

World Series Game 7 history

There is nothing in sports that can compare to Game 7 of a World Series.  On Wednesday night, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers will compete in the 39th Game 7 in World Series history, which dates back to 1903. While there will be new names that will be etched into this historic...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:11pm

Astros Dodgers free live stream, TV World Series Game 7

For all you casual baseball fans out there, let me welcome you to Major League Baseball's version of Christmas morning. Wednesday night provides the grandest stage for baseball's historic theater, a winner-take-all Game 7 for the World Series title between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Anthony Davis DeMarcus Cousins Celtics NBA Trade Rumors

Celtics fans holding out hope that the team can pry either Anthony Davis or DeMarcus Cousins from the New Orleans Pelicans in an NBA trade should not get their hopes up. At least not yet. The minute that the NBA granted the Celtics an $8.4 million disabled player exception that they can use in a...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:19pm