Morning Sports Update: Patriots agree to offer sheet with WR Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan, 27, caught 36 passes for 450 yards and two touchdowns last season.
Chris Hogan, 27, caught 36 passes for 450 yards and two touchdowns last season. –Getty Images

The Patriots may be close to adding a new wide receiver, the Bruins lose in overtime, and Yoan Moncada has some new wheels.

Bills have five days to match $12M offer from Patriots to Chris Hogan: The New England Patriots and restricted free agent wide receiver Chris Hogan have agreed to a three-year, $12 million offer sheet, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The offer sheet will be signed Friday, sources said, and the Buffalo Bills have five days to match the terms. (

Bruins lose 3-2 to Hurricanes in OT: Phillip Di Giuseppe scored on a rebound 1:30 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. (


Moncada has 3 really nice cars, and his own logo: The two flatbed trucks rolled into the back parking lot at the Crowne Plaza hotel carrying the pride and joy of both Yoan Moncada and Alex Vega. There was the Lamborghini Huracan on one, and a BMW X6M Widebody on the other. Soon thereafter, a BMW i8 pulled up. Moncada, the 20-year-old Red Sox prospect, now had all of his cars in one place. And to top things off, each of the automobiles — which, with renovations, were worth more than a combined $500,000 — had Moncada’s own logo on the front. (

Why the relationship between John Farrell, reporter matters: A reporter and a subject cannot have a romantic relationship. It’s ethically unprofessional, and makes a difficult job even more of a Sisyphean task for female reporters striving for and deserving of respect who are left incurring the ancillary fallout. (the Boston Globe)

Tuukka Rask growing tied of NHL’s new overtime format: “I mean, I’ve had it with these three-on-three overtimes,’’ Rask said after the loss. “It’s just scoring chance after scoring chance. But, you just try to win the games, right? I was hoping (the Bruins) would score a quick goal like last game (against the Tampa Bay Lightning), but it didn’t happen.’’ (


Dolphins ink Broncos RB Anderson to offer sheet: The Miami Dolphins have signed Denver Broncos restricted free-agent running back C.J. Anderson to an offer sheet, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the offer sheet were four years and $18 million, including $10 million guaranteed, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. (

P.K. Subban Stretchered Off The Ice After Hit To The Neck: Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban was stretchered off the ice late in the third period of a win over the Sabres, after getting hit by teammate Alexei Emelin. Subban was battling with Marcus Foligno in the corner when he fell to his knees, and his neck was sort of backed into by Emelin. (

Unbelievable images from the old Boston Garden

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