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The New England Patriots snatched defeat from the jaws of victory yesterday and lost their 4th straight game as Buffalo beat the Pats in Orchard Park 24-21.

JD Martinez opted in to the Red Sox for next year which kicks in his 19.375 million dollar salary for the next two seasons.

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The Red Sox declined to pick up their option for left-handed pitcher Martin Perez.

Boston’s Rusney Castillo, Collin McHugh, and Jackie Bradley Junior are all now free agents along with Perez.

The San Diego Padres declined Mitch Moreland’s 3 Million Dollar option for next year after trading for him during the season – Moreland gets a half million dollar buy out and now is a free agent.

Kevin Harvick had the most points going in to the NASCAR playoffs, and won a cup series high 9 races during the regular season. But he won’t race for the championship this weekend in Phoenix.

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The New England Revolution clinched a spot in the MLS Playoffs last night with a 4-3 win at Gillette Stadium against DC United.

Clemson came from behind to beat Boston College Saturday without starting quarterback Trevor Lawrence and remain undefeated moving to 7-0. The school announced Lawrence will not be cleared to play medically for Saturday’s game against Notre Dame.

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