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Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 hrs ago.

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of the ex-NFL star's home. The families of Odin Lloyd, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado have filed wrongful-death lawsuits against Hernandez's estate. Should th

David Harris announces his retirement

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 20 hrs ago.

Linebacker David Harris says he has played his final snap in the NFL. The veteran spent last season with the Patriots after being released by the Jets and released a statement announcing his retirement from the NFL through his agency on Friday. “After 11 years of having played the greatest team sport at its highest level, it’s now time for me t

Russian rivals almost certain to decide women's gold medal

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 2 days ago.

A true figure skating rivalry requires surpassing skills, intriguing back stories, and significant rewards on the line. Throw in a friendship, and Russians Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova hit all the marks — just as they do on the ice. Don't expect the 15-year-old Zagitova or the 18-year-old Medvedeva to back off an inch.

Russian rivals almost certain to decide women's gold medal

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 2 days ago.

A true figure skating rivalry requires surpassing skills, intriguing back stories, and significant rewards on the line. Throw in a friendship, and Russians Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova hit all the marks — just as they do on the ice. The teenagers stood 1-2 after the women's short program at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Barring a collapse by

Eagles apply for trademark rights to 'Philly Special'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 3 days ago.

The Philadelphia Eagles are hoping to cash in on one of the most famous trick plays in NFL history. The first-time Super Bowl champions have applied paperwork with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for official trademark rights to the phrase "Philly Special" -- the name of the trick play that culminated with quarterback Nick Foles catching a key

Birdman Coughed Up the $200,000 He Owed AR-Ab for the Super Bowl Bet

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 4 days ago.

Birdman has finally made good on a Super Bowl bet with Philly rapper AR-Ab. Needless to say, Ab put his money on his hometown Philadelphia Eagles, while Birdman went for the favored New England Patriots. Shortly after the Eagles snatched the title from Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, Birdman deleted all of his social media posts that documented the b

Jesse James glad Eagles won, so his catch/non-catch wasn’t decisive

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 4 days ago.

“I don’t feel like I gave them a Super Bowl with that,” James said of the Patriots, via Josh Moyer of the Centre Daily Times. With that one incomplete, Ben Roethlisberger‘s interception two plays later paved the way for the Patriots to earn home field advantage en route to the Super Bowl.

Devin McCourty: “We all knew” Malcolm Butler wasn’t starting

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Patriots safety Devin McCourty has heard all the theories. “As far as I know, all of that is the furthest thing from the truth,” McCourty told Ryan Dunleavy of NJ.com. “We all knew he wasn’t starting all week.

Devin McCourty says Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't going to start Super Bowl LII

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --? New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick shocked many by not playing cornerback Malcolm Butler on defense in Super Bowl LII, but the limited role wasn't a surprise to Butler's teammates. "We all knew he wasn't starting all week. That wasn't a secret to the guys on the team," safety Devin McCourty told NJ Advance Media.

Pats’ struggles in dime defense made Malcolm Butler’s absence more conspicuous

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

More than two weeks after Super Bowl LII, the game’s biggest mystery still hasn’t been solved. Cornerback Malcolm Butler dressed for the game, but he contributed to only one play, on special teams. Safety Devin McCourty has said that the team knew Butler wasn’t “starting.” The real question is whether McCourty or anyone else knew Butler w

Two weeks later, no indication on what Gronkowski will do

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Saturday’s one-liners included a link to an item from Boston.com that looked at the situation, fueled largely by comments from Jeff Darlington of ESPN. “Weeks before [the AFC Championship game,] Gronkowski was telling people around him the toll on his body was making him lean toward the potential that this was his last season,” Darlington sai

Sunday morning one-liners

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 6 days ago.

Making the case for another year of QB Tyrod Taylor for the Bills. Safeties the Dolphins might consider in free agency. DE Lawrence Guy just missed the playing time needed for a $500,000 bonus, but the Patriots gave it to him anyway. The Jets could

Lane Johnson says he hasn’t read all his New England hate mail yet

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson raised plenty of eyebrows in New England when he said he was happier winning one Super Bowl in a fun atmosphere in New England than he would have been with the five-time champion Patriots, where Johnson says everyone lives in fear. Patriots fans were not amused. Johnson said today on Pardon My Take that the hate

Red Sox' Hanley Ramirez credits Tom Brady's book with improved fitness

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

It’s easy for some to mock Tom Brady and the methods he uses to keep himself in shape to continue playing at a high level in the NFL at 40-years-old. The New England Patriots quarterback just won his third Most Valuable Player award so we’re not sure why he’d be mocked, but it certainly happens. One of the people who not only believes in Brad

Friday morning one-liners

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

Signing Vontae Davis would give the Bills insurance at cornerback if E.J. Gaines leaves the team. Which free agent defensive ends might interest the Dolphins? The Patriots appear to be losing an assistant to the Colts after all. Will the Jets bid

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen Shared a Sweet Smooch at a Family Wedding in Costa Rica

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

While you and your honey were planning a nice night in with Netflix and takeout to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen were off smooching in sunny Costa Rica! For the record, we’re not knocking your low-key plans. On Valentine's Day, Bündchen took to Instagram to share a photo from her sister's beach wedding that she an

Behind the scenes with Bubba Wallace via Facebook Watch

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 9 days ago.

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will be featured in an eight-part docuseries tracking his debut in the Daytona 500. The Richard Petty Motorsports rookie, who will become the first African-American driver in the Great American Race since 1969, is the star of “Behind The Wall: Bubba Wallace,” with the first two of eight episodes premiering Thursd

Ten Things I Think I Think About Frank Reich, the Colts’ New Head Coach

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

1. What do I keep thinking about with Reich? Twenty-five years ago, Reich, then the Bills’ backup quarterback, led the biggest comeback in NFL history—from 35–3 points down in the third quarter against the Oilers in the playoffs—and Buffalo beat Houston 41–38. Bills special-teamer Steve Tasker told me Reich looked precisely the same—on

Is Rob Gronkowski going to be the next American action hero?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

There’s no word on whether Rob Gronkowski will bring along his famous ‘Gronk spike should he head off to Hollywood. Following his team’s Super Bowl loss this month, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hinted he is contemplating retirement. It’s not entirely certain how seriously the 28-year-old is taking his decision – many beli

Tedy Bruschi: Lane Johnson is wrong, Patriots have a lot of fun

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson ruffled some feathers in New England when he said his team has more fun than the Patriots, who live in fear of Bill Belichick. Tedy Bruschi, who played for the Patriots for 13 seasons, says he thoroughly enjoyed his time playing for Belichick. “Lane Johnson, I don’t know what he’s talking about.

Eagles' famous 'Philly Special' play should have been a penalty, Mike Pereira says

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

There was apparently an even more controversial call in Super Bowl LII. Former vice president of officiating Mike Pereira, who does fine work as the rules analyst on Fox, told the Talk of Fame Network that the Eagles’ famous “Philly Special” trick play on fourth down should not have counted. There should have been a penalty for illegal format

Marquis Flowers: Five Super Bowls is more fun than one

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

Marquis Flowers admits he’s got a “lil time to waste” now that it’s the offseason, so he spent the day firing back at Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson. In a series of tweets, the Patriots linebacker questioned Johnson’s contention that the Patriots are a “fear-based organization” while the Eagles had fun. Flowers pointed out more

Super Bowl LII game-winner exposes a flaw in Patriot Way

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

In the aftermath of Super Bowl LII, the play known as “Philly Special” received most of the attention. The gadget play used on fourth and goal made Nick Foles the first quarterback in league history to catch a touchdown pass in a Super Bowl. Peter King of SI.com breaks down the play that would become the game-winning touchdown for the Eagles, w

Nick Foles 'owns' the Patriots, Google says

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Quarterback Nick Foles helped Philadelphia Eagles defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.

Wrestling pal on Gronk: WWE a matter of when, not if

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The night before the Super Bowl, Gronk’s wrestling pal, Mojo Rawley, dropped a hint about the star tight end’s future, when asked whether Gronkowski may take up wrestling. “Are you kidding?” Rawley told TMZ. Without taking a beat, however, Rawley supplied a caveat: “I don’t know, I can’t speak for him.