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Andrew Cashner Traded to Boston Red Sox

TORONTO, ONTARIO – JULY 6: Andrew Cashner #54 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches the the Toronto Blue Jays in the second inning during their MLB game at the Rogers Centre on July 6, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images) The Boston Red Sox have acquired starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash considerations from the Baltimore Orioles, according to the Red Sox official Twitter account. In exchange, the team shipped over infielder Noelberth Romero and outfielder Elio Prado. With this trade, the Red Sox now have 40 players on the active roster. The #RedSox today acquired RHP Andrew Cashner and...

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Ezekiel Elliott Facing Charges From Las Vegas Incident

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after scoring a 1 yard touchdown in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on January 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) In a surprising turn of events, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will apparently face charges stemming from an earlier incident in Las Vegas earlier in the off-season. During the said altercation, a clearly inebriated Elliott shoved a security guard over a metal rail and was...

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Tom Brady Among the Best Deep Ball Passers in Football

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots displays the Vince Lombardi trophy during the Super Bowl Victory Parade on February 05, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is good at football. That much has been evident for quite some time, as Brady owns three MVP’s, four Super Bowl MVP’s, and six rings over his 19-year career. However, the uninformed masses have always claimed that Brady’s weakness lies in stretching the field. While that narrative has never been accurate, we now have the data to...

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Fantasy Football Tight End Bounce Back Candidates

MIAMI, FL – SEPTEMBER 09: Delanie Walker #82 of the Tennessee Titans runs a route against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) The fantasy football tight end position is one of the most barren voids to try to fill. Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz, and George Kittle are set to be stars, but every other tight end comes with serious question marks. Due to the lack of depth at the position, complementary tight ends like Evan Engram, Hunter Henry, and Eric Ebron are currently projected to go...

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Every Tyler Skaggs Related Moment From Los Angeles Angels No-Hitter

ANAHEIM, CA – JULY 12: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim players layed their jerseys on the pitchers mound after they won a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 12, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images) The Los Angeles Angels had a game for the ages on Friday, as Taylor Cole and Felix Pena combined to pitch a no-hitter in memory of former teammate Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs tragically passed away in his hotel room on July 1st, and this game was one of the best “bigger than sports” moments in recent...

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Super Bowl 51: New England Patriots Greatest Games

HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 05: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots catches the pass over Keanu Neal #22 and Ricardo Allen #37 of the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) Tom Brady has no shortage of postseason heroics, but Super Bowl 51 is in a class of its own. After becoming the first quarterback to erase a 10-point fourth quarter deficit in Super Bowl 49, Brady did something even more ridiculous by...

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Faces of the Dallas Cowboys

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12: Dak Prescott #4 and Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys react after a Prescott touchdown late in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on January 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Throughout the month of July, the Last Word on Pro Football department has been taking a look at the three most recognizable faces for each NFL team. The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most storied franchises in the NFL, but for this...

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Which New England Patriots Dynasty Was Better?

ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots talks to head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots after the Patriots defeat the Rams 13-3 during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The New England Patriots dynasty is without peer. Over the past two decades, New England has unquestionably been the best team in the NFL and in all of sports. Since 2001, the Patriots have won five Super Bowls, been in three more, made it to 13 AFC Championship...

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Jerick McKinnon Fantasy Football Outlook

SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 9: Jerick McKinnon #28 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi Stadium on August 9, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. The 49ers defeated the Cowboys 24-21. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images) San Francisco 49ers running back Jerick McKinnon is in perhaps the most crowded backfield in football. The former Minnesota Vikings running back was supposed to be a star in 2018, but an ACL injury erased his season before it began. Matt Breida emerged in his place and the 49ers also added Tevin Coleman...

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Seattle Mariners Won Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano Trade

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 26: Edwin Diaz #39 of the New York Mets in action against the Philadelphia Phillies during a baseball game at Citizens Bank Park on June 26, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Mets 5-4. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) The 2019 Seattle Mariners are not fun to watch. After an encouraging start to the season, the team came to Earth and currently own an underwhelming 38-54 record. Still, the future is bright for Seattle thanks in large part to the blockbuster trade of Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano. The Mariners sold high on...

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Derrius Guice Fantasy Football Outlook

FOXBOROUGH, MA – AUGUST 09: Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) carries the ball during a preseason NFL game between the New England Patriots and the Washington Redskins on August 9, 2018, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Redskins 26-17. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice is one of the biggest mysteries in fantasy football heading into 2019. Considered a first-round talent heading into the 2018 NFL Draft, Guice slipped into the second round before the Redskins snatched him up with the 59th overall pick....

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Top Five Tedy Bruschi Moments

FOXBORO, MA – DECEMBER 06: Former New England Patriots Tedy Bruschi reacts during a halftime ceremony honoring his playing career as the Patriots host the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Tedy Bruschi is everything you want in a football player and a human being. Once dubbed the “perfect Patriot” by head coach Bill Belichick, Bruschi perfectly exemplified the Patriot Way and everything the franchise is supposed to represent. Bruschi suffered a stroke on the 4th of July, but is reportedly “recovering well”. Until he gets back...

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Tedy Bruschi Has Stroke, Reportedly “Recovering Well”

FOXBORO, MA – DECEMBER 04: Troy Brown, Tedy Bruschi, Drew Bledsoe and Troy Brown of the New England Patriots’ 2001 Super Bowl winning team is honored along with Patriots CEO and owner Robert Kraft during halftime of the game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at Gillette Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) Former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN personality Tedy Bruschi suffered another stroke on July 4th, according to a public statement from the Bruschi family. The statements notes that Bruschi is “recovering well” and recognized the...

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Super Bowl 49: New England Patriots Greatest Games

GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 01 : Malcolm Dutler #21 of the New England Patriots intercepts the pass at the goal line late in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX February 1, 2015 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots won the game 28-24. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) Remember when the New England Patriots hadn’t won a Super Bowl since Spygate? After an excruciating 10-year stretch of near misses, the Patriots finally had a chance to end their championship drought in Super Bowl 49 against the Seattle Seahawks. Tom...

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New England Patriots To Appear in Two NFL 100 ‘Landmark Games’

New England Patriots Deion Branch #83 during Super Bowl XXXIX between the Eagles and the New England Patriots at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida on February 6, 2005. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) The New England Patriots are one of the more storied franchises in the NFL, so it’s no surprise that they will be one of the most prominently featured teams in the 2019 NFL season. In honor of the NFL’s 100th year, the NFL has announced “Landmark Games” for each week of the NFL season. These landmark games are essentially just the Game of the Week from...

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New England Patriots Madden Rookie Ratings Revealed

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – APRIL 25: A video board displays an image of N’keal Harry of Arizona State after he was chosen #32 overall by the New England Patriots during the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) The NFL calendar is absolutely dead, but EA Sports made some interesting news by dropping their launch ratings for the latest installment in the Madden franchise. New England drafted 10 players during the 2019 NFL Draft, and each one has been assigned an arbitrary grade per the folks at EA...

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Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Odds: Projections Vary

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 02: Cody Bellinger #35 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after his bases loaded walk, scoring Russell Martin #55 to win the game 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks, during the ninth inning at Dodger Stadium on July 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of the best teams in baseball by just about every conceivable measure. As of this posting, Los Angeles has an MLB-best .667 winning percentage and one of the best all-around rosters in baseball. All projection systems like the Los Angeles...

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Ezekiel Elliott Will Not Face Suspension

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12: Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott #21 is tackled by Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib #21 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on January 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) Today is a good day for the Dallas Cowboys. According to Ed Werder, superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face a suspension for his role in a minor off-season altercation in Las Vegas. Elliott was briefly handcuffed during a May 19th altercation but didn’t face any legal charges for the incident. Source: Following yesterday’s meeting between Commissioner Roger Goodell...

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Carlos Hyde Feels Comfortable in Kansas City Chiefs “Do It All” Offense

HOUSTON, TEXAS – DECEMBER 30: Carlos Hyde #34 of the Jacksonville Jaguars is tackled by Kareem Jackson #25 of the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Learning a new offense is never easy, but Kansas City Chiefs running back Carlos Hyde appears to be on the right track to success. When speaking with reporters, Hyde said that he was able to “practice fast” during minicamps. Hyde projects to be the primary backup behind 2018 breakout star Damien Williams. Hyde noted that one of the best things about the...

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Derrick Henry Fantasy Football Outlook

NASHVILLE, TN – DECEMBER 30: Derrick Henry #22 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball against the Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Derrick Henry was the hero for several fantasy football league champions. After struggling through the early portion of the season, Henry exploded late in the year to power several teams to late-season victory. Henry has always flashed this game-breaking ability throughout his career, but will 2019 finally be the year that the Alabama product puts it all together? Fantasy Football Draft Headquarters 2018 Recap...

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