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Patriots’ Defense Again Leads The Way In Win Over Buccaneers

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FOXBORO (CBS) — A major change may very well be afoot in New England. Tom Brady is still the Patriots’ quarterback, but the men who made up the high-powered, explosive offenses of the past five seasons are nowhere to be found. And now, for the second straight week, the team’s defense has led the way…

BPD Commissioner Ed Davis Expected To Announce Resignation Monday

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BOSTON (CBS) — Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is expected to announce his resignation on Monday, a police official told WBZ-TV. At 10 a.m. Monday, Davis is scheduled to “discuss his future plans” during a press conference at Boston Police Headquarters, according to a Tweet from the Boston Police. Davis rose to national prominence during…

Report: Suit By Max Weinberg, Local Judge Has Halted N.J. Trail Repairs

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HIGHLANDS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Legal action threatened by Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg and a local judge is among the reasons why restoration along the Henry Hudson Trail in Monmouth County, N.J., has not been completed in the 11 months since Superstorm Sandy. The 2.5-mile stretch of the Henry Hudson Trail along Sandy Hook Bay…

Biker’s Spouse: Phone Of Driver In NH Crash Seized

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HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police are conducting a criminal investigation into a car accident that killed two cyclists after a driver plowed into them during an annual bike ride along the New England coastline, the husband of one of the victims said Sunday. Investigators said a car driven by 20-year-old Darriean Hess, of Seabrook, crossed…

Red Sox Honor Yastrzemski With Statue

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BOSTON (AP) — Carl Yastrzemski always was a man of very few words, hardly showing any emotion during his playing days. Yaz found a simple way to sum up his latest tribute: “Tremendous.” The Boston Red Sox honored the 74-year-old Hall of Famer with a statue outside the right-field entrance of Fenway Park on Sunday…

Yankees Honor Mariano By Retiring #42 In Monument Park

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Yankees honored career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony. Humble as ever, Mariano Rivera began his special day by paying tribute to a Hall of Famer. The New York Yankees retired Rivera’s No. 42 Sunday, and the great reliever honored Jackie Robinson during…

Tiger Woods Wins Points Award As Player Of The Year

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ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods wrapped up at least one award as player of the year. Woods has won the PGA of America’s points-based award for player of the year on the strength of his five PGA Tour victories, the money title and the Vardon Trophy. Adam Scott would have had to win the Tour…