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Before the Bruins waived David Backes, they had very little salary cap space. Now that they’ve waived Backes, Boston still has very little cap space. The Bruins on Friday made the surprising (but also somewhat unsurprising) decision to waive the veteran forward. The 35-year-old was in Year 4 of a five-year deal that carries a …

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Deion Sanders and Bo Jackson both have done it. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray thinks he can too. A two-sport athlete at the University of Oklahoma, Murray told the Arizona Republic he thinks he can play in both MLB and the NFL at the same time. “Athletically, I think, yeah, I could do it,” said …

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The wait is over. Conor McGregor returns to the octagon Saturday night to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. “The Notorious” hasn’t won a fight since he defeated Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 back in 2016 to become the first UFC fighter to hold two championship belts simultaneously. Despite this, he enters UFC 246 as …

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Jason Garrett has landed on his feet. The former Dallas Cowboys head coach, who was canned Jan. 5 after a bumpy 2019 season, reportedly has found a new gig. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the New York Giants, now under the direction of former New England Patriots special teams/wide receivers coach Joe Judge, have made …

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The man who once apologized “to absolutely nobody” is now making uncharacteristic apologies. Conor McGregor was late to the UFC 246 ceremonial weigh-ins on Friday night ahead of his fight against Donald Cerrone, but The Notorious, who has been everything but notorious during fight week, stuck to his changed persona and said sorry to fans …

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The Boston Red Sox are adding and subtracting a pitcher from the 40-man roster. Lefty reliever Matt Hall was acquired by the Red Sox on Friday from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor-league catcher Jhon Nunez. When the deal was made, the Red Sox said a move to create a spot for Hall on …

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Antonio Brown’s disturbing Instagram video didn’t sit well with Stephen A. Smith, who finally changed his tune Tuesday by suggesting NFL teams steer clear of the troubled wide receiver. Brown clearly wasn’t a fan of that analysis — evidenced by the tweet AB fired off Thursday challenging the outspoken talking head to a verbal spat …

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The Boston Celtics are looking to get back on track Saturday against the Phoenix Suns, but they still won’t have their full cast. In a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, the Celtics welcomed the return of Jayson Tatum, but were without Jaylen Brown, who sprained his thumb in Wednesday’s setback against the Detroit …

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Winter Weekend has arrived. Boston Red Sox past and present are in Springfield, Mass., this weekend for the annual event for fans. This season’s event is going to be pretty well-attended by members of the current roster and legends alike, with Pedro Martinez and David Ortiz among the headliners from the alumni group. With the …

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If Jacoby Ellsbury wants to continue playing, it appears at least one team might be interested in him. The Chicago Cubs. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the Cubs have discussed the idea of bringing the veteran outfielder in. Cubs have considered/discussed Jacoby Ellsbury. Probably a long shot but Cubs have a leadoff issue and …

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