Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski comments on Tim Tebow’s workout for MLB scouts, the Patriots trim their roster to 75 players, and the Bruins make a few additions.
Dombrowksi says Red Sox are not ‘rushing out’ to sign Tim Tebow: “We did our due diligence,” Dombrowski said during an appearance on NESN’s Red Sox First Pitch. “I don’t want to say anything negative because other teams are looking at him, but I don’t think we’ll be rushing out to make a signing.” (NESN.com)
Jimmy Fund telethon nets over $3.5 million in donations:
Here's our Jimmy Fund total at the end of Day 2: $3,532,009! pic.twitter.com/Jn00KNgGrq
— NESN (@NESN) August 31, 2016
Rob Gronkowski has ridiculous response to winning Patriots’ community service award: New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was named the team’s Ron Burton Community Service Award winner Tuesday night at the club’s annual Charitable Foundation kickoff event. (ESPN.com)
Gronk: "Who would have thought five years ago when I was on ESPN drunk all the time that I would win this award?"
— Steve Hewitt (@steve_hewitt) August 31, 2016
Bruins sign Dominic Moore, Chris Casto, Brian Ferlin and Alex Grant: Moore, 36, spent the past three seasons with the New York Rangers. In 2015-16, he skated in 80 games, registering six goals and nine assists, while also contributing one goal in five postseason contests. (Bruins.com)
Clay Buchholz takes blame after giving up go-ahead run in the eighth: “You can’t let one of their big sticks beat you,” Buchholz said, “and I did.” (WEEI.com)
Patriots place Dion Lewis on PUP lists as team trims to 75 players: The Patriots have placed running back Dion Lewis and tackle Sebastian Vollmer on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, and released three additional players to meet the NFL’s 75-player roster limit. (Boston.com)
Jaylen Brown voted most athletic by fellow NBA rookies: The NBA unveiled the results of its annual rookie survey Tuesday morning, highlighting what the players in the 2016 draft class think of their contemporaries. (Boston.com)
What Tom Brady can and can’t do during four-game suspension: Deflategate is truly, finally going to take the final steps of its pathetic existence when Tom Brady begins the four-game suspension imposed by Commissioner Roger Goodell at 4 p.m. on Saturday. (The Boston Globe)