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Aug 24, 2019; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) drops back to pass during the first half against the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
AP
September 12, 2019 - 11:40 am
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Sam Darnold is sick and sidelined, likely for several weeks. New York Jets coach Adam Gase announced Thursday the second-year quarterback has mononucleosis and will miss at least the team's game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday night. Trevor Siemian will start in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown walks off the field after NFL football practice in Alameda, Calif. Coach Jon Gruden says star receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener on Monday, after a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock put him in jeopardy of being suspended. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Matt Dwyer
September 11, 2019 - 3:18 am
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is facing rape accusations by a former trainer. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida, Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer...
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Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees (R) and Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees (L) celebrate after the victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 08, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
September 09, 2019 - 1:24 am
By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Gleyber Torres, Mike Tauchman, Aaron Judge hit home runs as the New York Yankees broke the franchise record for homers in a season Sunday night in a 10-5 win over the Red Sox. The Yankees won for the fourth time in five games and improved to 94-50,...
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Dave Dombrowski, President of Baseball Operations for the Boston Red Sox, looks on during team workouts ahead of the 2018 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 22, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
September 09, 2019 - 1:17 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have parted ways with president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski less than a year after winning the World Series. Red Sox spokesman Kevin Gregg made the announcement Sunday night following a 10-5 loss to the New York Yankees that dropped the defending...
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a pass during the second half against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
September 09, 2019 - 1:13 am
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night. A day after the acquiring former Steelers malcontent Antonio Brown, the reigning Super Bowl champions showed they might not even need...
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John Silva
September 06, 2019 - 3:22 pm
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley is recovering after undergoing surgery today. The university says in a statement that Hurley underwent surgery to "relieve persistent neck and upper back discomfort". The statement goes on to say the 46-year-old will spend a day or two...
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Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) reacts after defeating the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
AP
September 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm
A Massachusetts farm is paying tribute to recently retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski with a corn maze.
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Ronald Guzman #11 of the Texas Rangers follows though on an eighth inning RBI single against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
September 02, 2019 - 10:20 pm
By JAKE SEINER AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ During the month leading up to the July 31 trade deadline, Mike Minor heard often he might wind up pitching in the Bronx. Whatever the Yankees had in mind, this certainly wasn't it. Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 221 tries to...
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Matt Dwyer
August 31, 2019 - 4:31 pm
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A 76-year-old man is walking from Yankee Stadium to Fenway Park in an effort to promote peace and not just between the two fan bases. Al Forte, of Stamford, Connecticut, tells the Providence Journal , he's asking people along the way to pray for peace on earth, handing out...
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Bill Pearse
August 28, 2019 - 7:56 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC) - The Travelers Championship has announced 2018-2019 FedEx Cup winner Rory Mcllroy has committed to the tournament next June.Mcllroy won the TOUR Championship in Atlanta last weekend and became only the second player to win the season-long FedEx Cup points championship twice...
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