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Jerry Remy to Return Wednesday after Jared Remy Pleads Guilty

The son of NESN broadcaster Jerry Remy, a monster named Jared, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Martel. In court Tuesday, Remy did some Grade A victim blaming: “I am here today not for a deal, but to take responsibility for what I have done. I would […]

Video: Red Sox, Rays Brawl As Sox Lose 10th Straight Game

The Red Sox had tied the game 3-3 in the top of the seventh inning, but after another meltdown in the inning’s bottom half, they found themselves down 8-3. Yunel Escobar was on second base with two outs, and crossed the line of unwritten rules by stealing third base with a five-run lead (Escobar was […]

Video: Josh Beckett Throws No-Hitter for Dodgers

On a day when the Red Sox lost their 10th game in a row, former Sox “ace” Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers. In a 6-0 win over the Phillies, Beckett walked three and struck out six, throwing 128 pitches in all. It was Beckett’s first career no-hitter and the first […]

Cubs Sign Manny Ramirez as Player / Coach

Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have signed Manny Ramirez to a minor league deal. Ramirez, 42, will coach full-time and play part-time for Triple-A Iowa. “While Manny is not and will not be a fit on the Cubs major league roster, we do think at this stage of his life he’s a nice fit […]

Photo: FYI, Gronk was Huge at 12 Years Old

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recently shared a photo of him when he was 12 in a #tbt social media post: First reaction, Gronk was never the little kid in his class: Second reaction: Gronk probably sucked at Wiffleball (huge strikezone).

Video: Red Sox Fan Just Casually Catches Ball in Stands

If there’s a silver lining to the Red Sox loss Tuesday against the Blue Jays, it’s the cool fan that was relaxing in Fenway Park – the guy in the Whalers shirt eating a hot dog. Jays catcher Dioner Navarro hit a ground-rule double, and the fan just let the ball come to him, making […]

Celtics Land 6th Pick at NBA Draft Lottery

The ping pong balls have failed the Celtics once again. Heading into Tuesday night’s lottery, the Celtics held the fifth-best shot at the the No. 1 pick (better than 10%), and had a realistic shot at landing in the top three (33%), where franchise-altering players Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker can be had. Instead […]

Kevin Love to the Celtics? It Could Happen…

The Celtics may be in “love” with another Kevin from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and according to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, they could have the pieces to get it done. The report states that the Celtics lottery draft pick could be enough to jump-start a Love trade package, which would likely include Jared Sullinger, Kieth Bogans and […]

Video: Bruins’ Matt Fraser Scores Overtime Goal to Beat Canadiens

The Bruins really needed a win in Game 4, and they got it. But it wasn’t easy. The newly called-up Matt Fraser, acquired from Dallas in the Tyler Seguin trade, netted the game-winner early in the first overtime of Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins and Canadiens are now all knotted up 2-2 […]

Ryan Mallett to be Traded to Texans? We’ll see…

Might the Houston Texans be involved in a trade with the Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett? According to several (sometimes conflicting) reports, the Texans are interested in trading for Mallett assuming they draft Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. Bill O’Brien, Mallett’s former quarterback coach and offensive coordinator in New […]

Tom Brady’s New Haircut: Blond Faux Hawk

It feels like it’s been a while since we wrote about Tom Brady’s hair. In fact, it kind of has — our last report on Brady’s new hair, a faux hawk, came May 8, 2012. (And… let’s not forget the time Brady and Randy Moss allegedly fought about the quarterback’s haircut). It looks like Brady […]

Where is Jerry Remy Tonight? (April 29, 2014)

Did you tune into the Red Sox game tonight and wonder where Jerry Remy was? You weren’t alone, and NESN announced that Remy has a stomach flu.

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar Against Red Sox

Yankees starter Michael Pineda has had a great start to the 2014 season, allowing just two earned runs over the first 18 innings this year (3 starts; 2-1 record). He was a phenom his rookie season in Seattle, and then spent two years on the shelf after his trade to the Yankees, so his fast […]

Thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombings, One Year Later

One year after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, we’re looking back at how horrible that day was and how resilent the city proved to be. First, here are my thoughts: “I was in the newsroom at WMUR when we heard over the Boston police scanner that there were two […]

Video: Keenan Thompson Portrays David Ortiz on SNL

Keenan Thompson portrayed Red Sox slugger David Ortiz on Saturday Night Live this week after the recent selfie controversy with President Obama. Check out the video: Thoughts?