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Morning Sports Update: Report says Rob Gronkowski is expected to play Sunday
Rob Gronkowski was a limited participant at Patriots practice yesterday, but despite earlier indications he may be a game time decision, more recent reports suggest the tight end will play Sunday night in Arizona. Did Tom Brady stage a silent protest by removing helmet decal?: Tom Brady nearly stirred a new media controversy when it […]
2 points by The Boston Globe | Boston Red Sox Clay Buchholz Pawtucket Red Sox Portland Sea Dogs Bill Belichick New England Patriots Ned Martin New England Sports Network
Rob Gronkowski expected to play against Cardinals
FOXBORO — Rob Gronkowski cast some doubt yesterday on his availability for the season opener, but it’s not quite time to panic.Barring an unexpected setback in the next 72 hours, the Patriots tight end is expected to play Sunday night against the Cardinals, according to two sources.
2 points by Boston Herald | New England Patriots Bill Belichick Tight end Chicago Bears The Lockers Patriot American football positions
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski not certain Week 1
The Sports Xchange New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could be on the sideline Sunday night for the first game of the 2016 season against the Arizona Cardinals.
6 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst New England Patriots American football Bill Belichick Hearst Castle
Patriots’ Gronkowski a game-time decision for opener
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski caught reporters by surprise Thursday when he said after practice that he’s still week-to-week with a two-week-old hamstring injury.A source told Pro Football Talk that Gronkowski will be a game-time decision for Sunday night’s season opener against Ariz...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | American football New England Patriots Tight end Bill Belichick Massachusetts National Football League Patriot Season
Time for Bears defense to finally develop reputation again, be the difference
A press release arrived recently announcing Bears linebacker legends Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs will host a party on the eve of Sunday's season opener against the Texans. Later on television appeared the face of former Bears defensive tackle Israel Idonije, who gets paid to provide insight....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bears American football positions American football Tampa 2 Linebacker Blitz National Football League Bill Belichick
Fantasy Football Alert: Rob Gronkowski "no sure thing" for Sunday
Alex ButlerFOXBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- And so it begins.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International New England Patriots International News Service American football News World Communications William Randolph Hearst National Football League Bill Belichick
Tim Tebow agrees to $100,000 bonus to sign with Mets
Tim Tebow has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets that includes a $100,000 signing bonus. The Mets announced Thursday the former NFL quarterback will report Sept. 18 to the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. "While I and the organization are mindful of the novel...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | National Football League Heisman Trophy Major League Baseball New Jersey New York Mets American Football League Bill Belichick New York
Week 1 Preview: New England Patriots at Arizona Cardinals
By Derek Harper, The Sports Xchange Jimmy Garoppolo has spent the bulk of the past two-plus years learning in the classroom and on the practice field. And waiting for an opportunity like he has Sunday night.
136 points by UPI | American football New England Patriots Bill Belichick National Football League American football positions Tight end Tom Brady 2007 New England Patriots season
Fantasy Football: Week 1 Tight End Rankings
Alex ButlerMIAMI, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Tight end is noticeably shallow to begin the 2016 fantasy football season.
1 points by UPI | American football Washington Redskins National Football League Oakland Raiders Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl New England Patriots Bill Belichick
AFC preview: Ten players to watch
Detroit News reporter James Hawkins selects 10 AFC players to watch        
-1 points by The Detroit News | American football positions Tom Brady American football Glossary of American football National Football League New England Patriots Peyton Manning Bill Belichick
Erin Coscarelli of 'Fantasy and Friends' tackles 2016 NFL season
Coscarelli, part of the new interactive NFL Network show “Fantasy and Friends,” has all the answers and inside information you’ll ever need.
492 points by Daily News | Roger Goodell National Football League New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers New York Jets Bill Belichick NFL Network Super Bowl
Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets 
Tim Tebow has signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The Mets announced Thursday that the former quarterback will take part in the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Tebow won the 2007 Heisman Trophy at Florida and played on the 2006 and 2008 national championship...
23 points by Los Angeles Times | National Football League Heisman Trophy New Jersey American Football League Bill Belichick New York Jets Major League Baseball Pittsburgh Steelers
The Patriots hung up a giant banner of Tom Brady at Gillette Stadium
Tom Brady won’t be a presence on the field for the Patriots for the first four games this season, but the team made sure he won’t be forgotten during that time: pic.twitter.com/ZIuTVSVsDU — New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 4, 2016 New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton also tweeted the photo, in what some believe is […]
14 points by The Boston Globe | New Orleans Saints Sean Payton New Orleans Super Bowl XLIV National Football League Super Bowl Tom Brady Bill Belichick
Quiet time over for Patriots’ Garoppolo entering first start
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – It was two days into the biggest week of his NFL career, and Jimmy Garoppolo was enjoying a rare moment of not being noticed.In a mostly empty locker room Tuesday, reporters crowded around running back D.J. Foster as he fielded questions about being the latest undrafted rookie to...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | New England Patriots Bill Belichick National Football League Gillette Stadium American football positions American football Tom Brady American football quarterbacks
Martellus Bennett preps for Patriots debut
FOXBORO — For Martellus Bennett, it’s a good thing the Patriots preseason has come to an end, because it ended on a bad note for the tight end.Now, Bennett needs to turn the page and prepare for the type of regular season many expected when he signed with the Patriots as a free agent in the offseason.
5 points by Boston Herald | American football Tight end American football positions New England Patriots Washington Redskins Wide receiver Bill Belichick Eligible receiver
Patriots notebook: Dont’a Hightower wowed by mates’ respect for him as leader
FOXBORO — Linebacker Dont’a Hightower is thrilled by the opportunity to take over Jerod Mayo’s leadership responsibilities.His
-1 points by Boston Herald | Bill Belichick American football positions 2008 NFL Draft African American players of American football National Football League Tom Brady Brady Independent School District McCulloch County Texas
New England Patriots to visit White House, Trump on April 19
The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will make their fifth trip to the White House on April 19, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced on Thursday.
-1 points by UPI | New England Patriots National Football League Tom Brady Bill Clinton Super Bowl XXXI Super Bowl American football Bill Belichick
Hit the spa now & zen
Boston’s glitterati have been escaping the winter blues without deserting the rest of us for far-away locales. The Hub socials’ secret: Norwell’s Zen Den. Owner Mary Kim-Garrity opened the place in September, and athletes, VIPs and others have flocked to the wellness and healing center for guided mediation, acupuncture, massage, flotation therapy, yoga, infrared sauna, Pilates, their pain clinic and more. Jenny Johnson of NESN’s “Dining Playbook” receives therapy for an injury.
72 points by Boston Herald | Bill Belichick New England Patriots Eric Mangini 2005 New England Patriots season National Football League Super Bowl XXXI Super Bowl XXXVI Bill Parcells
Kraft: Patriots are first to have White House trip scrutinized
Robert Kraft must’ve been on a media blackout the last time his Patriots won the Super Bowl.
247 points by Daily News | New England Patriots Bill Clinton President of the United States Barack Obama Bill Belichick Democratic Party Tom Brady Super Bowl XXXI
New England Patriots file to trademark 'Blitz for Six'
The Sports Xchange The New England Patriots didn't wait long to turn their attention to another Super Bowl drive.
14 points by UPI | National Football League Super Bowl New England Patriots New York Jets Bill Belichick Super Bowl XLII Pittsburgh Steelers 2007 NFL season
At least six Patriots now say they’ll skip White House visit
The New England Patriots recently won their fifth Super Bowl title. The number of New England players saying they’ll skip the traditional champions’ visit to the White House is now up to six, and may get larger.Defensive end Chris Long, running back LeGarrette Blount and defensive tackle Alan Branch...
1 points by Concord Monitor | New England Patriots American football Tom Brady Bill Belichick President of the United States National Football League Super Bowl XXXVI American football positions
Former UNH Coach Kelly wants to stay in NFL but who wants him?
It has been more than five weeks since the San Francisco 49ers dismissed Chip Kelly as their head coach, becoming the second NFL team in two years to say no thank you to the head coaching stylings of the man who once was going to change the way offense was played in the league.NFL head coaching jobs...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Washington Redskins San Francisco 49ers National Football League Philadelphia Eagles Bill Belichick Denver Broncos Florida Gators football Miami Dolphins
Rob Gronkowski parties hard after missing Super Bowl due to injury
Gronk goes wild!
95 points by Boston Herald | New England Patriots American football Super Bowl National Football League Super Bowl XL Bill Belichick Washington Redskins Pittsburgh Steelers
Ultimate party fills Boston streets
Title-hungry Patriots Nation cheered the Super Bowl champs from end-to-end of a raucous parade, sending the battle-worn players into the offseason with the roar of 1 million fans gone wild ringing in their ears.
56 points by Boston Herald | Super Bowl Super Bowl XXXVI National Football League Super Bowl XLII Vince Lombardi Trophy Green Bay Packers Bill Belichick Vince Lombardi
Danny Amendola wears 'Fire Goodell' hat, Rob Gronkowski boos commissioner
Alex ButlerFeb. 7 (UPI) -- While New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was ironically taking a day off to start a "no days off" chant, his players tossed shade on Roger Goodell.
1 points by UPI | Bill Belichick New England Patriots Tom Brady National Football League Roger Goodell United Press International Tight end Super Bowl XXXVI
Martellus Bennett hints at firestorm over President Trump snub
Fresh from a duck boat ride with Patriots teammates celebrating a Super Bowl victory, Martellus Bennett fired off a series tweets that seemed to address the backlash over his plan to skip a visit to President Donald Trump at the White House. The ex-Bear and ardent Hillary Clinton supporter drew...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Tom Brady Bill Clinton Bill Belichick New England Patriots National Football League White House Donald Trump Cleveland Browns
Tuesday’s roundup: Fans come out for Patriots
Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn’t dampen the joy of Patriots fans exulting in their team’s latest championship.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Bill Belichick Roger Goodell American football Tom Brady American football positions National Football League Washington Redskins New England Patriots
Bill Belichick tries to let loose at the Patriots' victory parade by starting an unusual chant
New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick isn’t known to be the most outgoing guy in the world. But maybe it was something about becoming the first coach to win a fifth Super Bowl or taking part in a victory parade in front of tens of thousands of fans that prompted the notorious grump to try something...
135 points by Los Angeles Times | New England Patriots Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI Super Bowl XLII National Football League New York Jets Bill Parcells Super Bowl XXXI
Atlanta Falcons hire Steve Sarkisian as offensive coordinator
The Sports Xchange Atlanta didn't wait long to replace outgoing offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.
1 points by UPI | National Football League San Francisco 49ers Washington Redskins Oakland Raiders Pete Carroll Miami Dolphins Bill Belichick Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jhabvala vs. Kiz: What’s the No. 1 thing Broncos must do to close gap with Patriots?
What’s the No. 1 thing the Broncos must do to close the gap with the New England Patriots?
223 points by The Denver Post | American football New England Patriots Peyton Manning Tight end Bill Belichick National Football League Super Bowl Bill Parcells
Pats fans threw beers at Rob Gronkowski, and he caught them all
Rob Gronkowski hasn’t caught a pass since Week 7, but he still has all-world hands.
912 points by Daily News | New England Patriots Washington Redskins American football National Film Registry American films Black-and-white films English-language films Bill Belichick
Thousands jam Boston for Patriots victory parade
Snowflakes, raindrops and sticky confetti aren’t dampening the mood at Boston’s Super Bowl parade for the New England Patriots.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Football League Super Bowl XXXVI New England Patriots Tom Brady Bill Belichick Roger Goodell Super Bowl Super Bowl XLII
New England welcomes the Super Bowl champion Patriots

116 points by New York Post | Tom Brady New England Patriots National Football League Super Bowl Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI New York Jets Super Bowl XLII
The Latest: Brady, Belichick address huge crowd in Boston
BOSTON — The Latest on the Boston parade celebrating the New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win (all times local):1:40 p.m.Bill Belichick says his Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots worked harder than any other team he's coached.Belichick repeatedly shouted to a spillover crowd in Boston's City Hall Plaza: "No days off! No days off! No days off! No days off!"Hundreds of thousands of wildly cheering fans braved snow, rain and wind for a parade celebrating the Patriots' fifth Super Bowl victory.
7 points by Boston Herald | National Football League Super Bowl XXXVI Super Bowl New England Patriots Tom Brady Super Bowl XLII Bill Belichick Vince Lombardi Trophy
New England Patriots, fans celebrate Super Bowl victory at Boston parade
The Sports Xchange Thousands of Patriots fans packed the streets of Boston on a cold, snowy Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and New England's fifth Vince Lombardi Trophy during the team's championship parade.
2 points by UPI | New England Patriots National Football League Roger Goodell Vince Lombardi Trophy Boylston Street Bill Belichick Gillette Stadium Copley Square
Patriots celebrate Super Bowl LI win with Boston parade
Thousands of Patriots fans packed the streets of Boston on a cold, snowy Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and New England’s fifth Vince Lombardi Trophy during the team’s championship parade.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New England Patriots National Football League Roger Goodell Vince Lombardi Trophy Bill Belichick Boylston Street Gillette Stadium Copley Square
The Latest: Tom Brady, teammates exult at Super Bowl parade
BOSTON — The Latest on the Boston parade celebrating the New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win (all times local):12:05 p.m.Super Bowl MVP quarterback Tom Brady and his teammates are taking turns hoisting the Lombardi Trophy to the roars of adoring Patriots fans.Tens of thousands of people clad in New England garb are lining the streets of Boston for a snowy parade celebrating the Patriots' fifth Super Bowl victory.
7 points by Boston Herald | National Football League Super Bowl Super Bowl XXXVI New England Patriots Tom Brady Bill Belichick Roger Goodell Vince Lombardi Trophy
Mike Preston: It’s time for Bill Belichick and Tom Brady to retire so other teams have a chance
Maybe New England coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady will retire soon.That appears to be the only hope for the 31 other teams in the NFL. If Belichick, 64, and Brady, 39, walk away soon, the other teams have a chance. If not, the Patriots’ reign could last a few more years.
6 points by Boston Herald | American football National Football League Tom Brady Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI New England Patriots Denver Broncos New York Jets
Live blog of parade celebrating Patriots' Super Bowl win
MBTA at Alewife just let in a train-full of people free of charge including myself and @NickStoico#[email protected]/qYB8ASUVDhand#x02014; Elizabeth Frantz (@lizfrantz) February 7, 2017 BRADY! BRADY! Chants on the red line, and some unkind words about Roger Goodell on the Gr...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Football League New England Patriots Super Bowl Super Bowl XLII Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI Tom Brady New York Jets
Red Wings feeling bullish about playoff chances
Two consecutive wins and with 30 games left, players are optimistic heading into tough four-game slate.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Red Wings New England Patriots Game Bill Belichick Super Bowl Tom Brady Playoffs Patriot
Now attention turns to 2017 NFL offseason, draft
Champion's lament: Bill Belichick notes that New England is playing catch-up once again         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Football League Super Bowl American football New England Patriots Bowl Championship Series Bowl Alliance College football bowls Bill Belichick
Super Bowl: Patriots 34, Falcons 28, OT
       
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Football League Super Bowl New England Patriots American football New York Jets American Football League Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI
Belichick is the architect behind Patriots’ gritty artistry
There was Dont’a Hightower’s fourth-quarter strip sack. There was Julian Edelman’s acrobatic catch that kept alive the 91-yard, game-tying touchdown drive. And there were dozens of other plays – many by running back James White – that proved similarly crucial to the New England Patriots’ 34-28 overt...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Super Bowl National Football League New England Patriots Super Bowl XXXVI Super Bowl XLII Tom Brady Bill Belichick Vince Lombardi Trophy
Another Patriots star emerges in Donald Trump boycott
One day after uniting on the field to stage the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, the Patriots may be dividing off of it. Safety Devin McCourty, who contributed five tackles to New England’s 34-28 victory over the Falcons on Sunday night, joined tight end Martellus Bennett in taking a political stand Monday, saying he would not travel...
697 points by New York Post | Bill Belichick New England Patriots President of the United States Super Bowl Bill Clinton Super Bowl XXXI American football White House
Judges who ruled in Tom Brady case unanimous in praise of game
Three Manhattan judges who ruled in the "Deflategate" case differed on the law but unanimously praised this year's Super Bowl on Monday.
14 points by The Denver Post | National Football League Tom Brady Super Bowl New York Jets Roger Goodell Indianapolis Colts New England Patriots Bill Belichick
Watch: Tom Brady shades Roger Goodell in commercial
Alex ButlerFeb. 6 (UPI) -- Throughout the 2016 NFL season, Tom Brady was tight-lipped about commissioner Roger Goodell.
-2 points by UPI | National Football League New England Patriots Bill Belichick Super Bowl XXXVI Super Bowl Tom Brady New York Jets Super Bowl XXXI
Commercials, cockiness and the commish: Super Bowl 51 winners and losers.
The Patriots won, the Falcons lost and Monday morning productivity sank to a new low. Now let's dig a little deeper. Winner: Lady Gaga, for her Cirque du Soleil audition. The Cubs announced Monday that she will headline an Aug. 25 show at Wrigley Field. She could sell out the ballpark for a week...
18 points by Chicago Tribune | Roger Goodell National Football League Cirque du Soleil American football Tom Brady Bill Belichick New England Patriots Jim Harbaugh
The Patriots beat Roger Goodell into submission
HOUSTON — The way Roger Goodell looks at it now, all this time after Spygate and Deflategate, if none of your other 31 franchises can beat ’em, might as well join ’em. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, the greatest quarterback-coach duo in NFL history, sat in the corner of a ballroom Monday morning, the Lombardi...
89 points by New York Post | National Football League New England Patriots Bill Belichick Super Bowl Bill Parcells Roger Goodell New York Jets Super Bowl XLII
Tom Brady credits mom, Patriots’ James White for Super Bowl LI MVP win
Tom Brady doesn’t want to talk about “Deflategate.” He’d rather reflect on a night he will never forget and how much it meant to his mother.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | National Football League Super Bowl XXXVI Roger Goodell Bill Belichick Tom Brady Super Bowl Cleveland Browns Super Bowl XLII
Hailed as the greatest QB of all time, Brady gives credit to his mom, White for Super Bowl MVP win
Tom Brady doesn’t want to talk about “Deflategate.” He’d rather reflect on a night he will never forget and how much it meant to his mother.The New England quarterback spoke Monday hours after he won his fifth Super Bowl ring and fourth MVP trophy. He called the 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlan...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Football League Super Bowl XXXVI Roger Goodell Bill Belichick Tom Brady Super Bowl Cleveland Browns Super Bowl XLII