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Jason McCourty #30 of the New England Patriots celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass during the first half against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on October 6, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 09, 2019 - 4:36 pm
By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Few quarterbacks have outdueled Tom Brady and the New England Patriots the way Eli Manning has during his career. Twice Manning has been under center to help the Giants lead fourth-quarter comebacks in the Super Bowl over New England. In...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spikes a football during a Super Bowl LIII championship ceremony before the game between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm
(AP) -- Fox Sports has hired Rob Gronkowski as an NFL analyst. The network announced on Tuesday that the former New England Patriots tight end will make his debut during Thursday night's pregame show before the Patriots-New York Giants game. Gronkowski retired at the end of last season after...
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Matt Dwyer
October 06, 2019 - 10:58 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Jordan McCloud passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and South Florida rolled past Connecticut 48-22 on Saturday, the Bulls' eighth straight victory over the Huskies. After a three-and-out on their first possession, the Bulls (2-3, 1-1 American) scored touchdowns on...
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AP
October 03, 2019 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Mickey Callaway has been fired by the New York Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons as manager. The move Thursday, which was widely expected, comes four days after New York wrapped up an 86-76 season that marked a nine-win improvement over his 2018 debut. But a strong...
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John Silva
September 29, 2019 - 11:47 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn is announcing a change in next Saturday's football game with USF. Originally a 7:00 p.m. kickoff at Rentschler Field, game time has now been moved up to noon, as a precaution against the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. Officials say they're taking...
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AP
September 25, 2019 - 12:43 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Eduardo Rodriguez labored through five innings to get his 19th win, allowing more runs than he had in his previous seven starts combined, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 12-10 on Tuesday. Rodriguez (19-6) exited with a 12-7 lead after throwing 113 pitches. He...
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Matt Dwyer
September 20, 2019 - 10:05 am
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Indiana coach Tom Allen heads into Saturday's game with some of the same concerns he had last week. The running game still hasn't gotten off the ground, starting quarterback Michael Penix Jr. still is trying to get healthy, and Allen still needs to see more...
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Sep 19, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (57) delivers a pitch during the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
AP
September 19, 2019 - 4:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) - Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 over six innings of two-hit ball, and Xander Bogaerts had a pair of RBI singles on Thursday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Down 5-3, the Giants loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth. Brandon Workman...
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AP
September 19, 2019 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees star pitcher Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball because of domestic violence. MLB did not give details in its statement Thursday, but said the leave ``may last up to seven days, barring an extension.'' MLB is investigating and...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown pauses while working out during NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Brown practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Matt Dwyer
September 13, 2019 - 11:07 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. "We're determining that," coach Bill Belichick said Friday. "I'm not gonna hand out a copy of the game plan. We'll do what...
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