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Red Sox pitcher Felix Doubront and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia share a special relationship as battery mates. But on Thursday they shared an even more special moment. The two Red Sox players shared one of the most awkward “man hugs” of all time after the pitcher came out of the game. Hall of Famer Jim Rice …

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The Red Sox are rolling, and hopefully they can keep it up. After sweeping the Minnesota Twins, the Sox haven’t had much trouble in Chicago and will look to keep the good times going all weekend long. Coors Light understands that every fan watches the game in his or her own way, and every game …

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Final, Red Sox 10-3: Daniel Bard was impressive in this outing, going as deep as he’s been and in an efficient manner. In the process, Darnell McDonald took a step forward after a slow start, belting a homer and four RBIs to key another offensive explosion. It’s the sixth time this season the Red Sox …

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FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots shocked all of New England on Thursday night when they traded up in the first round for the second time in Bill Belichick’s 13 drafts with the team. The Pats sent the 27th and 93rd picks to the Browns for the 21st selection, which they used on Syracuse defensive end …

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Has Rex Ryan lost his competitive fire? How else to explain the New York Jets’ official team Twitter feed going off-script during the draft and actually congratulating the Patriots on their draft? The @NYJets account spent most of the night on Thursday sending their congratulations to rival teams and wishing them the best in the …

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FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots head coach Bill Belichick went into some familiar territory with his second first-round pick Thursday night, selecting Alabama inside linebacker Dont’a Hightower with the 25th pick. Hightower starred on the national championship defense for Nick Saban, who is a close friend of Belichick’s. The Patriots traded up for the second time …

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Game over, Celtics win 87-74: Rajon Rondo was the only Celtic who did not score, instead handing out 15 assists in 25 crisp minutes as the Celtics finished off the Bucks in the regular season finale. Avery Bradley was the Celtics’ leading scorer with 14 points. The Celtics are off until Sunday, when they will …

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Bottom 8th, Red Sox 9-3: Franklin Morales is warming up in the bullpen and he’s been a stalwart on the road. Heading into this game, Morales hasn’t allowed a run on the road in his last 19 appearances. That’s a pretty nice streak for him. Mid 8th, Red Sox 9-3: Kevin Youkilis slugged a single …

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10:50 p.m.: Three more selections to update: The Packers took USC defensive end Nick Perry at No. 28, while the Vikings selected Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith at No. 29 and the 49ers added Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins at No. 30. There are two picks to go in the first round, but I’ve got …

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The Bruins have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. How are you coping? Without the defending champs to cheer on, many Boston sports fans may be suffering through a little bit of the doldrums. Luckily, there’s a couple of other teams in town ready to help them shoulder the load during these trying times. …

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