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August 23, 2019

Brady strong, Newton injures foot in Patriots’ 10-3 win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make.The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night’s 10-3 exhibition loss against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury that left him grimacing on the sideline.
August 23, 2019

Bryce Harper silenced his Fenway critics with one swing of his bat

With his 91st pitch of the game Wednesday night, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello dangled an 86.8 mile-per-hour slider over the middle of the plate.
August 23, 2019

The Celtics will most likely be worse this yr. Here’s why I’m OK with that.

COMMENTARYI am a certifiable Green Teamer.I live, eat, and breathe Boston Celtics basketball.Unbeknownst to him, Brad Stevens is my spiritual svenjolly: a wise and rational guru who has led me down a righteous path of personal growth, continuous improvement, and striving to always impact winning. Some might say my commitment to the team is “obsessive” or “unhealthy” or “potentially dangerous,” but those same people don’t have a camera roll full of memes depicting Marcus Smart in 19th century paintings, so can you really trust their opinions?
August 23, 2019

Here’s what Bob Cousy needed to say after Donald Trump gave him the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump honored Celtics legend Bob Cousy with the nation’s highest civilian award Thursday afternoon at the White House: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
August 23, 2019

Teal Piper Hopes to Keep Her Father’s Legacy Alive with Women of Wrestling, AEW’s All Out

When Jake "The Snake" Roberts began handing out cards for All Elite Wrestling's Women's Casino Battle Royal, the wrestling community was surprised to see Teal Piper participating in the match.
August 23, 2019

What is your favourite bizarre or uncommon recreation in Red Sox historical past?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, and email. He’ll pick one each weekday to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad will stop by several times per day to navigate. But you drive the conversation. 
August 23, 2019

Carl Yastrzemski’s grandson has been an unlikely 28-year-old rookie success story

The name Yastrzemski still conjures a familiar thought in the minds of many baseball fans. For decades, it was a reference to a Red Sox legend.
August 23, 2019

It took the Red Sox 12 minutes to complete their suspended recreation in opposition to the Royals

BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt hit an RBI single with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Thursday to complete the weather-suspended game that began Aug. 7.
August 22, 2019

What consultants are saying about Thursday’s Patriots-Panthers preseason sport

The Patriots will face off against the Carolina Panthers Thursday night in their third game of the preseason. With only a few weeks before the start of the season, here’s what the experts are saying about the preseason matchup. 
August 22, 2019

Morning sports activities replace: Bill Belichick, Bruce Cassidy, Alex Cora and Brad Stevens on how they deal with the media

The Red Sox lost to the Phillies on Wednesday night, 5-2. Boston slid back to seven games behind in the chase for the final American League wild card spot.