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Diddy's not the only one: These entertainers have also fallen off stage

We all know Sean “P. Diddy” Combs fell at the 2015 BET Awards.

Hilarious and countless memes all over social media have shown us that. But what you …

Shaquille O'Neal

Celtics introduce rookies to history

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics' four draft picks had just gone through the introduction wringer -- posing with their new jerseys, answering questions about how excited they are to be in Boston and shuttling around to a variety of local media to answer the same batch of questions a second (or …

Sports Coaching

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Awkward! Jim Harbaugh on the Herd

Missing: Jim Harbaugh's trademark intensity. Scene of the crime: A visit to the Herd. Said Colin, with his hands in the air: "I've been in the business 10 years folks, and that was a clunker."


Countdown to the Body Issue: 5 days


Ready, set, hike! 49ers …

Jim Harbaugh

Red Sox sign top picks Andrew Benintendi and Austin Rei

TORONTO -- The Boston Red Sox made it official Tuesday, announcing they had signed the first two players they selected in the 2015 draft: outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the University of Arkansas and catcher Austin Rei from the University of Washington.

Benintendi, 20, was the seventh player …


Ainge: 'Free agents will come' to Celtics

WALTHAM, Mass. -- There's a whiteboard in Danny Ainge's office, and this time of year, it's covered in columns ranking the best available players by various categories (position, free-agent type). At the stroke of midnight ET Wednesday, when teams are allowed to make their first official contact …

Free Agents

David Ortiz says critics of bat speed just 'want to make noise'

TORONTO -- Three weeks ago, even Red Sox owner John W. Henry suggested that it was probably unrealistic to expect David Ortiz to finish the season with 30 home runs, the number he has matched or exceeded eight times in his previous 12 seasons with Boston.

That was back when others had declared open …

David Ortiz

Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 3

TORONTO -- The Boston Red Sox figured out that rookie left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez was tipping his pitches when he gave up hits to seven straight Baltimore batters in his last start.

Tuesday night, Rodriguez revealed nothing of his intentions, leaving the Toronto Blue Jays to fend for themselves …


Ortiz and Bradley HR, Red Sox top Toronto for 3rd win in row

TORONTO -- Minus injured stars Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia, the Boston Red Sox managed to match their longest winning streak of the season.

David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday …


With Alexi Ogando, Red Sox bullpen bridge holds

TORONTO -- There must be more to the story, because the nickname doesn't seem to fit the tall, quiet man who does nothing to draw attention to himself in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse.

Alexi Ogando and "Animal” don't belong in the same sentence, and yet "Animal” is what his teammates call him.

And …


Rob Gronkowski’s Insane One-Handed Catch Set Up By Great Play Action (Video)

If you’re a New England Patriots fan, chances are you remember where you were when Rob Gronkowski made one of the best catches of the 2014 season. …

Rob Gronkowski

Luke Ridnour Traded For Fourth Time In One Week, This Time To Raptors

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and Luke Ridnour being traded.The 34-year-old point guard was shipped from the Oklahoma City …

Sports (Canada)

Troy Vincent Rips NFLPA For Spending Money On Cases Like Tom Brady’s

A string of questionable punishments handed out by the NFL recently has forced the NFL Players Association to take legal action.Troy Vincent works …

Tom Brady

Red Sox Sign First-Round Pick Andrew Benintendi, Four Other Draftees

Andrew Benintendi officially is a member of the Boston Red Sox organization.The club announced Tuesday that it signed the 20-year-old Arkansas center …


Blake Swihart Starts For Red Sox As Eduardo Rodriguez Looks To Bounce Back

The Boston Red Sox are going with the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” method for the second contest of their four-game series with the Toronto Blue …


Hanley Ramirez Could Play In Toronto; Rusney Castillo ’26th Man’ As Precaution

Hanley Ramirez could return to the Boston Red Sox’s lineup as early as Wednesday, but that didn’t stop the team from covering all their bases.The …


Jackie Bradley Jr. Hits First Homer Of 2015; David Ortiz Crushes Another (Videos)

Jackie Bradley Jr. is better known for his elite defense, but the Boston Red Sox outfielder came out swinging against the Toronto Blue Jays.Bradley …

David Ortiz

Red Sox Wrap: Koji Uehara Saves The Day In Red Sox’s 4-3 Win Vs. Blue Jays

The Boston Red Sox brought it down to the wire, but they had just enough to earn a 4-3 win — their third straight — against the Toronto Blue Jays on …


Red Sox Notes: Red Sox Gaining Momentum With Crucial AL East Wins

Wins don’t have to be pretty to count.The Boston Red Sox won their third straight contest with a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday …

American League

Eduardo Rodriguez Still Tipping Pitches In Red Sox’s Win Vs. Blue Jays

If you didn’t know what it meant to “tip” a pitch before this week, you certainly do now.The Red Sox and Eduardo Rodriguez won Tuesday’s game against …


What Dick Gregory Says About the Song ‘Amazing Grace’ and Its Link to Slavery Will Blow Your Mind

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Red Sox likely were long shot to land Josh Donaldson

A Boston Herald report Monday indicated that the Red Sox inquired with the A’s about third baseman Josh Donaldson before signing Pablo Sandoval, but …


Adam Himmelsbach on Twitter

1st round picks Terry Rozier and R.J. Hunter getting TV time with @tvabby

Despite recent moves, Don Sweeney says Bruins aren’t undergoing a rebuild

Don Sweeney knew these first days would be painful. He admitted as much on Tuesday in a conference call before the start of the NHL’s free agency …


Bruins ship Martin Jones to Sharks for first-round pick, prospect

It was not a long tenure for Martin Jones in Boston.

Just four days after he was traded from Los Angeles to Boston as part of the Milan Lucic deal, …


Mailbag | Ask Nick Cafardo: Why don't the Red Sox trade Hanley Ramirez?

TORONTO — The mailbag is full of Hanley Ramirez questions and issues this week. Ramirez has not endeared himself to Red Sox fans, who don’t think he …

Boston Red Sox

What are Celtics’ options when free agency begins?

The Celtics added four players in last week’s NBA Draft, but it was not the splash that many were hoping for after the team said it was trying to …


Brandon Bass’s agent expects plenty of interest in free agency

Celtics forward Brandon Bass’s agent, Tony Dutt, said there have been indications that numerous teams will have interest in the 10-year veteran when …

Boston Celtics

For R.J. and Ron Hunter, basketball is the family business

Ron Hunter hasn’t really been able to be “dad” the last three years.

Hunter had the task of coaching his son, R.J., the standout on the Georgia State …

Sports Industry

Where Are They Now? The Artists That Didn’t Make The BET Bad Boy Reunion Performance

The 2015 BET Awards did not disappoint this year, and we may have P. Diddy, aka Puff Daddy, to thank for that. The highly anticipated Bad…

Aubrey O'Day

'Empire' Director Lee Daniels Signs Contract With 20th Century Fox TV

Source: TV One / TV One

When you’re the co-creator of a show that arguably saved a television network when it comes to the ratings race, good things …

Lee Daniels