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ESPY nominees 2019: These Boston teams, athletes are among award finalists

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

In fact, two Boston clubs, the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox, are among the nominees for the "Best Team" award. The Red Sox won 108 games and the World Series last year, while the Patriots won Super Bowl LIII for their sixth championship since 2000. Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, who won the American League MVP award in 2018, is a nominee in the "Best Male Athlete" and "Best MLB Player" categories.

Red Sox’s Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi nominated for ESPY awards

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Red Sox's Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi nominated for ESPY awards originally appeared on Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi will be the Boston Red Sox's representatives at this year's ESPY Awards. The 2018 World Series champion outfielders have been named finalists to take home even more hardware when the ESPYs take place on July 10. Betts was nominated for both Best Male Athlete and Best MLB Player.

Tom Brady is Boston’s fifth highest-paid athlete, per 2019 Forbes list

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Tom Brady is Boston's fifth highest-paid athlete, per 2019 Forbes list originally appeared on An athlete's salary doesn't always correlate to his or her success. Just ask Tom Brady. Forbes published its 2019 ranking of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes Tuesday, combining each player's "prize money, salaries and bonuses" earned between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019, with the money they earned in endorsements.

David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

David Ortiz was back in Boston on Monday night for medical care, a day after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine, according to his spokesman, Leo Lopez. Ortiz is one of the most beloved figures in sports history in the Dominican Republic and Boston, a fearsome power hitter with a ready smile.

Red Sox legend David Ortiz recovering from gunshot wound in Dominican Republic

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Doctors removed David Ortiz's gallbladder and part of his intestine after the beloved former Boston Red Sox slugger known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, a spokesman said Monday. Leo Lopez said that the retired athlete's liver was also damaged and that he was in stable condition in intensive care. He said Ortiz will be flown to Boston once his condition improves.

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston’s title parade

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — It's been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting antsy.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Bryant hits three homers in Cubs' win Chicago's Kris Bryant slugged three home runs and drove in five runs, and the Cubs hit six homers in a 14-6 rout of the host Washington Nationals on Friday. Bryant clubbed his third homer -- and fourth hit -- in the ninth inning.

This Week in US Sports: Lightning handed historic loss, Red Sox massively hungover

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Tampa Bay Lightning continued the Presidents' Trophy curse, while the Boston Red Sox are still struggling in MLB. Russell Wilson is even richer now and Zion Williamson did what everyone expected. The Tampa Bay Lightning were one of the best teams in NHL history this season, recording an all-time high 62 wins during the regular season.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The former head of anti-doping at UK Sport, Verroken now runs the Sporting Integrity consultancy and carries out tests at a number of tournaments for the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC). Take 5: Can't-miss NFL games in 2019 The NFL's schedule release is like Christmas morning -- that is, if after unwrapping all of your gifts, you sat and stared at them for 4 1/2 months before unboxing the goods. With Wednesday night's unveiling, we can finally start circling the calendar, counting the days and drooling over the best 2019 battles to come.

Julian Edelman jokingly offers to help Red Sox bullpen in Instagram post

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Julian Edelman jokingly offers to help Red Sox bullpen in Instagram post originally appeared on The Boston Red Sox bullpen was a question mark entering the 2019 season, and while the unit hasn't been a disaster through the first 12 games of the season, it hasn't really been a strength, either. There's still no clear-cut choice for the closer role, with Red Sox manager Alex Cora primarily has used Matt Barnes and Ryan Brasier in save situations so far. New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman jokingly volunteered to help the Red sox bullpen in an Instagram post Tuesday.