A relationship forged with a young cancer patient during his college days has helped shape RB Rex Burkhead, who made his Patriots debut Saturday.
Tom Brady played for the first time this preseason, starting the Patriots' first two series and culminating with a 75-yard touchdown drive.
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick's post-game news conference ended with a question on if there was a feeling of nostalgia returning to NRG Stadium, the site of Super Bowl LI. "That's all in the past," he responded. "I mean, it was great, but we're on to 2017. I don't think last year, two years ago or 12 years ago is that important. Trying to get this team ready to go, and this year's team is this year's team. It's my responsibility to make a strong commitment to this group. I'm not trying to live in the past. I'm not trying to live in the future. I'm just trying to do a good job with the team we have today."
Sale had a 1.18 ERA against the Yanks before Saturday. But in all four starts against New York since joining the Red Sox, he has fallen short of a W.
On Friday, with one swing of the bat, Mitch Moreland might have sealed the fates of the two teams battling for the division crown.
While Chris "Kryptonite" Sale is loathed in the Bronx, Aaron Judge and Sonny Gray have yet to break out in Boston. Look for a wild weekend at Fenway.
An in-depth examination of all 31 NHL prospect groups -- including each team's top 10 and their impact this season -- shows that the Flyers could soon be back among the East's top contenders.
After the month he has had, Mookie Betts' game winner in the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday night was just the kind of boost he could use.
Who are the top rookie-eligible players heading into the 2017-18 NHL season? An American-born Coyote and Canadian-born Islander both make the top 3. We rank them 1-100 here, plus the top 20 goalie prospects.
Before Rafael Devers, there was Bogaerts. The shortstop's role in Tuesday's hit parade was a good reminder of that, but he'll need to peak again soon.
Which NHL team has the best batch of rookie-eligible talent heading into the 2017-18 season? Here are the rankings from 1 to 31, wherein it appears that the hockey future is always sunny in Philadelphia.
At Patriots camp on Monday, Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy didn't hesitate when asked who would be his No. 1 pick to lace up the skates.
Between Rafael Devers taking Aroldis Chapman deep and Andrew Benintendi's game winner, it seems the youngest Red Sox are primed for a pennant race.
A two-trophy year? Boston's ace has dominated while bidding for 300 strikeouts, but his season could also top every AL position player for pure value.
Boston's Andrew Benintendi slumped earlier this season while New York's Aaron Judge looked like the rookie of the year. But the tables have turned.
Back from an oblique injury, the outfielder is expected to give the Bombers pop and an arm that you shouldn't test. The Red Sox found that out Friday.
Opponents are hitting .161 against Chris Sale's slider, so is that the hardest pitch to hit today? The Sunday Night Baseball crew will weigh in.
He won 22 games and a Cy Young in '16. But that was then, this is now. The Red Sox righty starts Wednesday in real danger of a 20-loss campaign.
Kluber's masterful performance against the Rockies and Sale's domination of the Rays have us hoping for what would be the ultimate battle of aces.
The Red Sox rookie hit his third homer in eight games and is doing everything Boston hoped Moncada would before his late-2016 woes made him tradable.
Boston's TD Garden has agreed to pay the state nearly $2 million after local teens discovered the arena failed to hold fundraisers benefitting Massachusetts parks and recreational areas.
Who is baseball's superteam? The Red Sox and Yankees have pointed fingers at each other, but maybe it's someone else.
While others aimed for blockbusters (see: Bombers, Bronx), the Red Sox chose to thrust top prospect Rafael Devers into the middle of a pennant race.
A crazy catch, a two-out wild pitch in the ninth and a walk-off homer. If you didn't know better, you'd think there was a full moon over Fenway.
Somewhere, Ron Dombrowski, a retired parts department manager at a car dealership, is smiling after his son took his advice to aid Boston's pen.