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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Red Sox announce that third baseman Pablo Sandoval will undergo surgery on his left shoulder. The procedure will be performed in the coming days by Dr. James Andrews. Sandoval is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Red Sox anuncian que Pablo Sandoval optó por someterse a cirugía del hombro izquierdo. Se anticipa que el venezolano estará fuera el resto de la temporada.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots waived CB Rashaan Melvin and LB James Vaughters on Monday. Both were longshots to earn roster spots. The team is making moves to clear room for some rookie free agents.

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Celtics must look different to move forward

Armed with plenty of draft picks, tradable young talent and salary-cap flexibility, the Celtics need to swing for the fences this summer.

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Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Video: Steve Belichick, promoted to safeties coach, talks about his relationship with his father and what he means to him.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Steve Belichick, son of Bill Belichick, addresses reporters about his promotion to safeties coach.

Red Sox rocket up rankings

Well hello, Boston. The Sox move from No. 17 to No. 8 in the rankings this week. An added bonus: Rick Porcello finally seems to be panning out. Week 4 Power Rankings

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'Playing with Boston is like a W.S. every day'

Red Sox C Christian Vazquez tells Buster Olney the story about how he became a catcher, proving himself to scouts, changing his diet, his connection to the Molina family, getting the opportunity to play with Boston, prepping for a start and much more.

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