• Business Briefs for Aug. 31 - 08/31/2014 01:46 AM EDT
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    (Associated Press)
    Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready

    09/01/2014 11:26 PM EDT
    FOXBOROUGH -- Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday. 
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    Receiver Josh Boyce among Patriots' cuts
    08/30/2014 10:48 PM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- Second-year wide receiver Josh Boyce, who entered training camp favored to be New England's No. 1 kick returner, and long snapper Danny Aiken were among those cut Saturday as the Patriots got to the 53-player limit. Full Story

    New Pats TE Tim Wright productive in preseason finale
    08/30/2014 05:36 PM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- The newest New England Patriots player seems to be fitting right in. Full Story

    Giants beat Patriots, cap unbeaten preseason
    08/29/2014 12:41 AM EDT - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale, and Bill Belichick made sure neither the New York Giants or New England Patriots had to endure it. Full Story

    Giants finish long preseason vs. Patriots
    08/27/2014 08:59 PM EDT - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In any other year, Tom Coughlin wouldn't be happy playing an extended preseason schedule. Full Story

    Buccaneers trade for Patriots guard Logan Mankins
    08/26/2014 08:15 PM EDT - TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers upgraded their struggling offensive line, trading for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins instead of offering a contract to free agent Richie Incognito. Full Story

    Patriots rookie QB Garoppolo will start against Giants
    08/25/2014 11:59 PM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- Rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will get his first NFL start when the New England Patriots visit the New York Giants for Thursday night's preseason finale. Full Story

    Patriots dominate Carolina, 30-7
    08/22/2014 11:47 PM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers. Full Story

    Patriots, Panthers ready for ‘big' preseason game
    08/22/2014 12:22 AM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Full Story

    Brady ready for increased action against Carolina
    08/21/2014 12:17 AM EDT - FOXBOROUGH -- Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters. Full Story

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Khin Maung Win/AP)
    Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. Full Story