Archive for January, 2019

Tom Brady shows love for Celtics, Red Sox, and Bruins

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Tom Brady shows love for Celtics, Red Sox, and Bruins originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Tom Brady has enjoyed both being a part of Boston sports history and getting to witness it from afar. During Brady's press conference on Thursday, the Patriots quarterback talked about what it's been like to watch the Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins success throughout his last 19 years in New England. Brady: These games bring back memories of being underdogs every game "I've been in Boston for the last 19 years I've just - you know, you follow all these teams," Brady said.

Truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s final days before fatal crash with Humboldt Broncos

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Proceedings this week revealed that Sidhu had committed 70 provincial and federal logbook violations in the 11 days leading up to the crash.

U.S. judge rejects do-over of NFL’s Saints-Rams game after missed call

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan in New Orleans said Saints season ticket holders who sued over the game could not compel Commissioner Roger Goodell to enforce NFL rules letting him order a game's replaying or rescheduling after an "extraordinarily unfair" act. The decision is a fresh setback for embittered Saints fans, likely scuttling their long-shot effort to undo the Rams' 26-23 overtime victory on Jan. 20 in the National Football Conference championship. Morgan ruled on an expedited basis, with the Rams set to oppose the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl.

James Harrison says Tom Brady is the ‘best quarterback, no question’

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison joins 'Super Bowl Prime' and gives his thoughts on quarterback Tom Brady.

Super Bowl sets stage for controversy-plagued halftime show

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

The US Super Bowl halftime show, one of pop music's most visible gigs, this year went from highly coveted to largely unwanted, leaving the NFL scrambling for takers as a cultural firestorm over social justice rages. Prominent artists including Rihanna, P!nk and Cardi B reportedly turned down the offer to headline Sunday's championship game between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, amid the controversy over racially charged police brutality protests spearheaded by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. When news broke that pop-rock band Maroon 5 would lead the marquee show, which reaches an audience that generally tops 100 million, loud calls to boycott in solidarity with Kaepernick resounded.

Super Bowl LIII: Seven key quotes from Patriots’ media availability

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

The New England Patriots met with the media one last time on Thursday as they prepare for Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady are both set to make their ninth appearance, which is the most by any coach and player. Tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has been with Brady for nine seasons, does not believe experience will play a big factor in Super Bowl LIII.

Super Bowl 53 on TV: A viewer’s guide to Sunday’s game

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams marks the biggest day of sports broadcasting for networks. Here are some things to know about CBS' coverage as well as other Super Bowl-related programming on other networks: SUPER 20 FOR CBS This marks the 20th Super Bowl broadcast for CBS, which gives them the lead among all networks. NBC is next with 19 followed by Fox (eight) and ABC (seven).

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry gets 5th straight NBA all-star nod

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has earned his fifth consecutive NBA all-star selection, joining teammate Kawhi Leonard.

2019 NBA trade deadline preview: Four moves to make, chaos in New Orleans and Unicorns in Dallas

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Here are four trades I'd like to see made at the deadline and one that got away: New Orleans Pelicans get: Kristaps Porzingis, Kevin Knox, Tim Hardaway Jr., and 2019 first-round pick (top-one protected) New York Knicks get: Anthony Davis Yeah, so, this didn't happen. This was the trade deadline offer for the Pelicans to make, if they were going to make one. As I wrote on Monday, the Lakers' group of youngsters shouldn't be appealing for New Orleans.

The Latest: Rams hold practice outside at Falcons’ facility

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Belichick noted that the team has already gotten in five practices since the AFC championship game and will have another full-speed session on Friday. So he opted for the walkthrough Wednesday. We got a lot out of the walkthrough today and were able to run more plays at a slower tempo,'' Belichick said.