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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Jan 21, 2019—Tom Brady smiled his way through the week leading up to Sunday’s AFC championship game, mostly brushing aside questions about being an underdog for one of the few times during the Patriots’ unprecedented run of titles. But when Rex Burkhead crossed the goal line for a 2-yard touchdown to give New … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots offense thriving after emphasis of rushing game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Jan 14, 2019—  This much is clear about the Patriots’ latest run to the AFC championship game: it’s come with a lot of introspection and reinvention on offense. Gone are the days in which New England can just bank on Tom Brady piling up four-touchdown games on a weekly basis or can simply … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots offense thriving after emphasis of rushing game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots have issues to address after 2 straight losses

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots were able to downplay the significance of their defeat at Miami in Week 14 mostly because of the crazy final play it took for the Dolphins to grab the victory in the closing seconds. But after showing multiple shortcomings in its 17-10 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday , New England … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots have issues to address after 2 straight losses

BOSTON | Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

BOSTON  — Nathan Eovaldi’s marathon relief performance in Game 3 of the World Series is a moment that will resonate in Red Sox history. Boston rewarded him with a $68 million, four-year contract. “We’re very happy to have Nathan back with us,” Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said in a statement as … Continue reading BOSTON | Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

BOSTON | Cora: MVP favorite Betts could play 2B in World Series

BOSTON  — With a championship at stake, MVP favorite Mookie Betts is ready to do anything manager Alex Cora asks. Even if that means dusting off his infielder’s mitt. Cora said Saturday he may use the Gold Glove Award-winning right fielder at second base during the World Series, a move that would make space for … Continue reading BOSTON | Cora: MVP favorite Betts could play 2B in World Series

BOSTON | Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

BOSTON— The Celtics will need time to figure out how to get the most out of their loaded roster this season. It didn’t stop them from picking up their first victory on a night they celebrated the official return of their two biggest stars. Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Celtics … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots stop skid, hand Dolphins 1st loss in 38-7 rout

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots’ losing streak is over. And so is the Dolphins’ undefeated start. Tom Brady threw for 274 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots handed Miami its first loss of the season in a 38-7 rout on Sunday. It denied the Dolphins (3-1) their first 4-0 start since Hall … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots stop skid, hand Dolphins 1st loss in 38-7 rout

BOSTON | Familiar issues, but no panic for Patriots after 1-2 start

BOSTON — Two weeks, two head-shaking losses by the New England Patriots. In Week 2, the Patriots‘ defense was deficient in a 31-20 loss to Jacksonville in which the Patriots were victimized on third down. There were problems all over the field in Sunday’s stunning 26-10 loss at Detroit, though it was Tom Brady and … Continue reading BOSTON | Familiar issues, but no panic for Patriots after 1-2 start

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats tempering expectations as Gordon practices for 1st time

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Josh Gordon arrived at a Patriots’ team facility that was abuzz with excitement about what he could potentially bring to their depleted receiving group. There was also just as strong a sentiment in the building to keep any lofty expectations in check — at least for now. Gordon practiced with the Patriots … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats tempering expectations as Gordon practices for 1st time

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Brady says his goal is still to play 5 more years

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady is making one thing clear as he prepares for his 19th NFL season: He doesn’t plan to stop playing football anytime soon. In the epilogue of his seven-part Facebook Watch documentary series “Tom Vs. Time” released on Wednesday, the 41-year-old Patriots quarterback reiterated his desire to play at least five … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Brady says his goal is still to play 5 more years

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Gronkowski beaming after signing restructured deal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.  — For the second straight year, the Patriots have tried to show Rob Gronkowski how much he’s valued. The All-Pro tight end says he’s feeling the love and is looking forward to showing them his appreciation on the field. Last week the Patriots added $4.3 million in incentives to Gronkowski’s contract over the … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Gronkowski beaming after signing restructured deal