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Kei Kamara on his move to the Revolution

Revolution forward Kei Kamara tells Kevin Flynn about the upcoming matchup with the Red Bulls, his move to New England, his journey from Sierra Leone to MLS, his relationship with Didier Drogba and more.

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Jamie Collins can do it all for the Pats

Positionless terrors on defense are the league's favorite new trend. Former NFL safety Matt Bowen has a name for them, and Collins ranks higher than all but two others. Ranking monsterbacks (Insider)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, the Red Sox activated Steven Wright from the disabled list to start tonight against the Royals at Fenway Park. Wright will occupy the roster spot vacated after yesterday's game when reliever Heath Hembree was optioned to Triple-A. Wright missed three starts after jamming his right shoulder diving back into second base as a pinch-runner Aug. 7 at Dodger Stadium.

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Brady will play, Garoppolo the focus (1:58)
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Video via MLS: Meet Lee Nguyen (8:34)
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Will Brady's playing time hurt Garoppolo's progression? (1:12)
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How do Red Sox rank in intangibles?

It's no surprise that David Ortiz doesn't have much speed. That comes from some of the younger talent on the Red Sox roster. Speaking of which, how high is Xander Bogaerts in the baserunning ranks? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

According to ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates, the Patriots have reinstated DT Alan Branch, who had been suspended by the team Aug. 18. The reason for Branch's suspension was not known.

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Belichick trying to stockpile pass rushers (1:12)
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Gruden eager to see what Stork can do (0:49)
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Souza scores from first on Mahtook double (0:29)
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Patriots' non-QB MVP: Jamie Collins

Yes, Collins is more valuable than Rob Gronkowski, Mike Reiss writes. Not only is Collins a rare athlete whom Bill Belichick once loosely compared to Lawrence Taylor, but New England has little depth behind him. Non-QB MVPs

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Will Ortiz hurt Betts by splitting MVP votes?

When two candidates from the same team are in MVP contention, theory arises that they'll split the votes, allowing a third player from another team to win the award. It's possible -- but not likely -- to happen to Mookie Betts and David Ortiz. Schoenfield: Myths of MVP voting (Insider)

Massachusetts High School Sports

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  • #RoadToGillette

    The 2016 high school football season is underway. Follow here for updates all across the Bay State all season long.

David Ortiz's farewell season

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  • Big Papi's ballpark tour

    We'll be tracking Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's final major league journey all season long. Check back here for highlights, recaps and photos from his last stop at each stadium.