• Patriots traded away all of their original picks for the 2017 NFL draft
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    Patriots traded away all of their original picks for the 2017 NFL draft

    There’s been plenty of talent that has been selected during the NFL draft, but what can often be swept under the rug is how those picks come to be. The Patriots original slate of draft picks has seen tons of movement.

  • WATCH: Christian Atsu scores most nonchalant free kick ever for Newcastle United
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    We Ain't Got No History

    WATCH: Christian Atsu scores most nonchalant free kick ever for Newcastle United

    If you’ve been watching football for a while, as I’d presume if you’re reading this, you have had, you’ve no doubt seen many free kicks taken, and a few even scored from. You might recall perfect left-footed curlers from Marcos Alonso. You might recall perfect right-footed curlers from Willian. You might recall knuckle-ballers from the likes of David Luiz or Didier Drogba or Cristiano Ronaldo. You might even recall other famous free kicks and free kick-takers from down the years. Whenever I’m asked about free kicks, for example, I invariably end up talking at least briefly about Thomas Häßler, who was famously tiny and had even tinier feet, which as my anecdote goes, allowed him to put the most

  • BDL's 2016-17 NBA Playoff Previews: Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards
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    Ball Don't Lie2 hours ago

    BDL's 2016-17 NBA Playoff Previews: Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards

    Ball Don't Lie previews the Eastern Conference semifinal showdown between Isaiah Thomas' No. 1-seeded Celtics and John Wall's No. 4 Wizards.