Morning sports update: Brandon Bolden is signing with the Miami Dolphins

New England released Bolden ahead of the roster deadline.

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Former Patriots running back Brandon Bolden is signing with the Miami Dolphins following his release from New England on Saturday. –Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Ian Kinsler drove in three runs and Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to give the Red Sox an 8-2 win over Atlanta on Monday. The Braves lead the NL East, while Boston has won 23 of its last 27 games against National League teams and sits atop the AL East with the best record in the majors.

Brandon Bolden heads to Miami

The Miami Dolphins have signed the Patriots’ former running back Brandon Bolden, according to the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero. Bolden was released by New England on Saturday, the team’s roster deadline, and signed with Miami as of Tuesday morning. The Dolphins continue to churn their roster and there are expected to be subsequent roster cuts following Bolden’s signing.


Tiger’s doppelgänger made an appearance at the Dell Technologies Championship tournament

Donning the typical Tiger Woods uniform of a red polo shirt, black pants, a cap and sunglasses, the Woods lookalike– who has yet to be identified– had a lot more to smile about at TPC than the real Tiger, who finished the tournament tied for 24th place.

What Bill O’Brien had to say about facing the Patriots this week

With less than one week remaining until the 2018 season opener, Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien spoke to the media Monday regarding his team’s fourth trip to Foxboro in three seasons.

“I think every year is different, I really do,” O’Brien said. “I think the two teams know each other very well, but I don’t get into that type of feeling about it. I think it’s just all about what we’re doing right now, where we are right now and how do we do as good of a job as we can to prepare for a team that was in the Super Bowl last year.” (

“Tom vs. Time” isn’t over yet

Though we won’t be getting a second season of the quarterback’s docu-series, fans will be treated to a five-minute episode as a prelude to the 2018 season opener.

Wednesday at noon, the epilogue of “Tom vs. Time” will air on Facebook Watch, giving a behind-the-scenes look at Brady’s reflections on his most recent offseason as well as his mindset for the upcoming year. The 41-year-old will kick off his 19th NFL season Sunday against the Houston Texans. (

Federer struggles and falls victim to stifling conditions

Of Roger Federer’s 14 appearances in the U.S. Open, he had only lost before the quarterfinals once prior to Monday night’s match against Australian John Millman, ranked 55th. The 37-year-old looked slow and tired during the match that ended around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

“I don’t know, for some reason, I just struggled in the conditions tonight. It’s one of the first times it’s happened to me,” Federer said. “It’s uncomfortable. Clearly just keep on sweating more and more and more and more as the match goes on. You lose energy as it goes by. But John was able to deal with it better.” (

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