New England Patriots

The Houston Astros and New England Patriots, compare and contrast
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Ray Ratto
January 13, 2020 - 1:25 pm
Rob Manfred did the thing nobody thought he would do — give the Houston Astros the works, and then allowed the Astros to finish the job. Now we'll see if giving them the works, works. In suspending general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch for a year, fining the Astros $5 million, losing...
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Ray Ratto
November 04, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The news from Sunday night was, for a change, pleasing. The New England Patriots had just endured their first competitive dismembering of the season, thus offering legitimate hope for the first time that we as a nation could avoid the most hideous of potential Super Bowls: Patriots-49ers. This is...
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Karl Buscheck
September 20, 2019 - 1:38 pm
The New England Patriots have released Antonio Brown, as the wide receiver forshadowed on his Twitter account on Friday afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity @Patriots #GoWinIt — AB (@AB84) September 20, 2019 Brown's Patriot tenure last less than two weeks. Statement from a #Patriots...
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Nick Friar
September 13, 2019 - 7:54 am
Antonio Brown may make his Patriots debut this weekend. If he doesn’t play, it won’t be because the NFL stopped him. ESPN ’s Adam Schefter is reporting the NFL is not placing the wide receiver on the commissioner's exempt list because there isn’t a criminal investigation, thus making Brown eligible...
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Whitley Sandretto
September 10, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Antonio Brown is being sued by his former trainer who claims that the he sexually assaulted and raped her on three seperate occasions, per a federal lawsuit, as reported by Ben Shpigel of The New York Times. The woman is Britney Taylor who was hired by Brown as a personal trainer. Taylor claims the...
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Karl Buscheck
September 09, 2019 - 9:41 am
After Antonio Brown forced his way out of Oakland and landed in New England, Jerry Rice, who once vouched for the 49ers to snap up the mercurial wide receiver, addressed the remarkable storyline on “Joe, Lo & Dibs.” “We all got played, man,” Rice said. “We did." Back in January, Rice spoke at...
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Karl Buscheck
September 07, 2019 - 10:09 am
Two day's before the team's Monday night opener, Antonio Brown's Raiders' run is officially over. And his Patriot run is set to begin. The wide reciever asked for and was granted his release after the team voided his contract by fining him $215K for conduct detrimental to the team, per ESPN's Adam...
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Karl Buscheck
August 14, 2019 - 9:30 am
Chris Long, the two-time Super Bowl champ, is taking takes where they’ve never gone before. Penning a guest column for Sports Illustrated on Tuesday, Long laid out a scenario in which Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo, his former New England running mates, could end up swapping places. For Long, the...
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Karl Buscheck
February 04, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Eight-time NBA champ Steve Kerr had some fun after practice on Monday when he was asked about the New England winning yet another title. “It just gets old watching the same team win the whole thing year after year,” Kerr deadpanned, shaking his head before breaking into a grin. “Sorry. That was...
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Karl Buscheck
February 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
The day after the Patriots secured Super Bowl LIII 13-3 over the Rams, Jerry Rice called into “Joe, Lo & Dibs” and shared his thoughts on the big game. Suffice it to say that Rice did not think game, which was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history, was a defensive masterpieces. Jerry Rice...
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