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BOSTON — Cue the mushy love song. David Ortiz and David Price had their differences as American League East foes. But with Price joining the Boston Red Sox on a seven-year contract, both sides are willing to let bygones be bygones. “Big Papi and myself, we’re both competitors,” Price said Friday at his introductory press …

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Plenty of people want Jaromir Jagr in the 2016 All-Star Game, but the 43-year-old veteran isn’t one of them. Jagr currently is second in the All-Star fan voting, even though tweeted that the new 3-on-3 format “would kill me.” “The only thing I can remember was the last couple of shifts in the games he played here as …

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BOSTON — Perhaps the duck will stop kicking in Boston. For as good as David Price has been during the regular season throughout his eight-year career, the left-hander has had his fair share of postseason struggles. He even admitted in October after a mediocre playoff outing for the Toronto Blue Jays against the Texas Rangers …

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UPDATE (9:10 P.M. ET): Zack Greinke’s six-year contract with the Diamondbacks is for $206 million, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. ORIGINAL STORY: The Arizona Diamondbacks already have secured the most shocking move of the MLB offseason. Free agent right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke has agreed to a contract with the Diamondbacks, pending a physical, sources told …

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Six. That’s the number of offensive pass interference penalties New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been called for this season, leading some to believe he is being unfairly targeted by referees. NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino disagrees with those people, though. “Offensive pass interference: A lot of discussion about that this …

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The public might never know exactly what Dougie Hamilton’s relationship with his former Boston Bruins teammates was like behind closed doors. But as the Bruins prepared to visit Hamilton’s Calgary Flames for the first time Friday night, they had nothing but good things to say about the young defenseman. “Dougie’s a good kid,” winger Brad …

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David Price is $217 million richer, thanks to the Red Sox contract he signed Friday, but No. 14 isn’t for sale in Boston. The Red Sox retired that jersey number, which Price has worn throughout his eight-year major league career, to honor Hall of Fame slugger Jim Rice. So Boston’s new left-handed ace opted for …

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Hanley Ramirez showed up to Boston Red Sox spring training 10 months ago bulked up. His increased weight made sense because of his switch from shortstop to left field, but the intended results didn’t follow. Ramirez was asked to take a different approach this offseason, as he transitions back to the infield at first base. Red Sox president …

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The Boston Bruins will look for their sixth win in their last seven contests Friday night when they visit the struggling Calgary Flames as early -120 betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Bruins saw a five-game win streak end Wednesday with a 3-2 shootout against the Edmonton Oilers. It has been a streaky campaign for …

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The Boston Celtics are taking their talents south of the border to meet an old friend. The Celtics will battle Rajon Rondo and the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night in Mexico City as part of the NBA’s Global Games 2015. Both teams have gotten a few days off ahead of the international matchup (Boston is the …

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