1. Jason Grilli's Commitment is a "Good Sign" for Denver Area Deaf School

    Colorado Rockies pitcher Jason Grilli has a career record of 16-16 with a 4.73 ERA. Good by all standards, but the Hall of Fame is not yet calling...

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  2. Women's Professional Soccer Announces Grassroots Partnerships

    In an effort to enhance the growth, visibility, and development of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) in the United States, WPS has partnered with five grassroots organizations...

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  3. Bill Belichick and Coaches KISS As Secret To Success

    In a headline that looks a bit more like it should be on the cover of People Magazine than the Bleacher Report, Patriots coach Bill Belichick and staff's coaching philosophies can be spelled K-I-S-S...

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  4. Tom Brady: Like a Kid in a Candy Store with Sweet Offensive Weapons

    Tom Brady looked a little bit like a fat kid in a candy store as he took the field for the first time since tearing his ACL last October. No, Brady hasn't put on weight during his recovery...

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  5. Patriots Sign Free Agent Paris Lenon to Free-Agent Deal

    The New England Patriots shored up a thin middle line backing corp today by signing free-agent linebacker Paris Lenon. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed...

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  6. A Glove of Their Own; Making a Difference One Glove at a Time

    As a writer, I often feel a bit disingenuous taking credit for my stories. All too often a story that I didn't even know was inside of me seems to flow out of my very being. Readers occasionally applaud me for what I've written and I am truly humbled...

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  7. These Are the Boston Breakers: Alex Scott

    In an effort to learn a bit about Boston Breakers' star defender, Alex Scott, I visited her blog, which appears on Foxsports.com. Upon listening to Scott tell the tale of her first WPS goal, several things become readily apparent...

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  8. Jason Varitek Uses "Common Sense" To Lead Red Sox Troops

    "Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way" For those members of Red Sox Nation who are familiar with the writings of Thomas Paine, the American writer and political pamphleteer, there is no shortage ...

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  9. Red Sox-Blue Jays: Boston Quiets Critics with a Second Straight Win over Toronto

    The reason many athletes refrain from reading the newspapers or listen to sports radio talk shows, is to ensure that they, themselves don't buy into the hype...

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  10. Independent Writer Needed for WPS' Philadelphia Independence

    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness"...

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  11. Meet the Boston Breakers: Kristin Luckenbill

    She'll forever have her name etched in the history book of the Women's Professional Soccer League. Not because of the prettiest stop or the most acrobatic of saves, although she is capable of both...

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  12. Worcester Sharks Sign Louis Liotti To AHL Contract

    WORCESTER - Worcester Sharks General Manager Wayne Thomas announced today that the team has signed defenseman Louis Liotti to an American Hockey League contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed...

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  13. The New England Patriots and the Sundays Before Handheld Games

    As each calendar page of my life falls slowly to the floor, I spend ample time reminiscing about my childhood...

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  14. Meet the Boston Breakers: Sue Weber

    Each week, Todd Civin will present a different member of the Boston Breakers soccer team as part of his "Meet The Boston Breakers" series...

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  15. The 2008 New England Patriots Responded To the Season's Challenge

    "Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it". Sometimes, the team that captures a fan's heart isn't the one with the most wins or the team that travels the deepest into the playoffs...

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  16. Maren Meinert Inducted into Breakers' Pillar of Excellence

    The name on the front of the uniform was the same, but the familiar face in the center circle was no longer wearing her familiar No. 6 uniform...

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  17. Breakers and Freedom Battle to 1-1 Draw

    Boston defender Alex Scott scored the equalizer in the second half to ensure the Breakers’ kept their undefeated home record in a 1-1 draw versus the Washington Freedom in Women’s ...

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  18. What David Ortiz and All of Us Need to Remember as His Slump Continues

    We all have our theories on why bad things happen to good people. I'm no different. I've had my good stretches and more-challenging periods...

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  19. Red Sox Getting Good Return on Investment From Penny

    If Lansdowne Street were Wall Street, Brad Penny's 6.69 ERA would be the grossly inflated figure of the latest government bailout—slightly less than Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, or Bear Stearns, but a hefty number nonetheless...

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  20. Worcester Sharks Can Now Shave after Losing 5-1 to Providence in Game Six

    If you listened closely as you exited the DCU Center in Worcester last night, you could hear a peculiar sound...

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  21. Regional TV Deal Adds to Women's Professional Soccer Reach

    Sky Blue FC and the Los Angeles Sol announced Friday that two of their upcoming Women's Professional Soccer games will be televised on Universal Sports...

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  22. From One Patriots Rookie to Another: "It Feels Great To Belong"

    Most of the rookie players at this week's New England Patriots rookie camp are surely going over the basic fundamentals of the sport...

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  23. Sharks Fall to Bruins in Game Five of AHL Playoffs

    PROVIDENCE, RI—Patrick Traverse scored first, but the Bruins answered with three goals in the second period as the Sharks dropped Game Five by the score of 4-3 at the Dunkin Donuts Center on Monday night...

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  24. Should Athletes Be Role Models?

    In the wake of the 50-game suspension handed down to Major League Baseball star Manny Ramirez, children are left scratching their collective head trying to decide which professional athletes to look up to...

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  25. Boston Breakers Grab Point on the Road at First-Place Los Angeles Sol

    In a match which showcased two of the league’s biggest offensive stars, it was the defenses that took center stage as the Boston Breakers and the Los Angeles Sol played to a ...

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