NBA legend Bill Russell, widely considered as one of the 2 or 3 best centers in league history, was hospitalized Thursday after feeling faint while giving a speech in Nevada. The 80-year-old Russell was taken away from the event on a stretcher and taken to the hospital as a precaution.
With the Red Sox at 38-47 (as of this writing) and in fourth place in the American League East, the team clearly boasts only a couple possible candidates for this year’s All-Star Game. Fortunately for at least one lucky Red Sox player, MLB requires that each roster has at least one player from each team. […]
Last week, CBS Sports reported that a contract extension for Red Sox ace Jon Lester would not come during the season, making the lefthander a free agent for the first time in his career after the season. According to WEEI’s Rob Bradford, Lester would consider negotiating with the team during the season, as long as […]
According to new Browns coach Mike Pettine, the former Jets defensive coordinator, old 2011 copies of the Jets defensive playbook may be in the Patriots’ possession. “The initial playbook itself is actually quite thin, and that’s by design,” Pettine told SI’s Greg Bedard. “I don’t put a lot of graduate-level information in it. We know […]
The Patriots and Robert Kraft have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit against Aaron Hernandez. The suit is related to the South End double murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, according to WBZ.
The Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins Wednesday despite only scoring FIVE runs in the series. Here are two of them, courtesy of David Ortiz (first) and then… Mike Napoli: Your browser does not support iframes.
The 2014 World Series of Poker is already well underway in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the festival of poker culminates in the Main Event on July 5. This competition is the World Cup, Olympic Games or Super Bowl of poker and despite its $10,000 buy-in, it draws thousands of competitors from around the world all […]
Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and was hospitalized in Cleveland on Wednesday. He will not join the Red Sox on their trip to Detroit and is expected to remain in Cleveland. The Red Sox released a statement:
Here’s a look at Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski dancing on “Whose Line is it Anyway?” because… why not?
NESN analyst Jerry Remy, whose son Jared pleaded guilty this week to murdering his girlfriend Jennifer Martel, did not return to the booth tonight (May 28) and will not be in the booth until at least Friday (May 29). In his place in the booth with Don Orsillo is Steve Lyons. Remy has not been […]
If you’re a Red Sox fan… or if you were in 2004 when they won it all, you probably couldn’t help but smile during the pre-game ceremonies at Fenway Park. The Red Sox brought out most of the cast of characters from that World Series-winning team, including a recovering Curt Schilling (he has been battling […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]