BOSTON Teams

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

To make room for QB Taylor Heinicke on the practice squad (officially signed Saturday), the Patriots have released WR Demarcus Ayers from the practice squad. Ayers had signed with the Patriots despite having an offer to return to the Steelers' practice squad, but the addition of receiver Riley McCarron on Friday might have altered the team's practice squad plans with him.

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Bryant picked off in 1st quarter (0:50)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Reds held a pregame retirement ceremony for pitcher Bronson Arroyo. Among the gifts: A ‘61' placard from Fenway Park scoreboard, presented to Arroyo by Dustin Pedroia. Arroyo pitched for Red Sox from 2003-05 and appeared in two games in 2004 World Series. He was 148-137 with a 4.28 ERA overall in a 16-year career with the Pirates, Red Sox, Reds and Diamondbacks.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

At the end of the first quarter, Clemson — a 34-point favorite — is tied 0-0 with Boston College. This shouldn't be a huge surprise. Two years ago here, Clemson led BC just 10-7. Four years ago, it was also 0-0. The Tigers won both those games by double digits.

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Jones on his teams win (1:18)
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Vols hold off UMass (1:32)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston College will be without senior receiver Charlie Callinan "for an extended time" due to a foot injury, according to the school. Callinan is BC's second-leading receiver (9 catches, 97 yards). The Eagles take on Clemson in Death Valley today.

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Palmer makes toe-tapping TD catch (0:41)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dustin Pedroia is getting treatment on his knee after feeling some increased soreness Friday night. Red Sox will deviate from original plan and give him today off with the hope that he can return Sunday.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mookie Betts scratched from Red Sox lineup with bruised left foot. He's available to pinch hit but remains sore. Sox hopeful he can start Sunday. Chris Young will take Betts' place in right field.

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Byrd catches TD in corner of end zone (0:27)
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Comis runs for 5 yard TD (0:49)
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Kelly runs for 12 yard TD (0:34)

Olivia Harlan ESPN Reporter 

UMASS LT Ray Thomas Ishman Sr- down about 50 pounds to 350 lbs. Shot 5 times in high school from nearby argument after a football game, credits his size for saving his life: "god made me big for a reason". Great story

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Who wins bigger: Oklahoma or Clemson? (0:59)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 5, Reds 4: Powered by Rafael Devers and steadied by David Price, the Red Sox came from behind to win the opener of a three-game interleague series at Great American Ballpark. Devers snapped a homerless drought of 116 plate appearances with a three-run shot in the fourth inning. Price tossed 2-2/3 innings of scoreless relief of Rick Porcello. It marked Price's second appearance since coming off the disabled list and being moved to the bullpen.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In his second relief appearance, David Price threw 40 pitches in 2-2/3 scoreless innings to hold a 5-4 lead. Once again, Price showed good power, touching 95 mph on his final pitch of the night. He gave up three hits and one walk and struck out four batters, including the side in the sixth inning. Overall, Price has now thrown five scoreless innings out of the Red Sox's bullpen.

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Devers hits three-run shot (0:27)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Tough to say what was more surprising: David Price batting for himself in the seventh inning, or David Price blooping a base hit into left field. Enormous smile on Price's face after reaching base. Haven't seen it much this season.