The Red Sox and starting pitcher Ryan Dempster have agreed on a 2-year deal worth $26.5 million. He becomes the third player the Red Sox signed this offseason to a contract worth an average annual value of at least $13 million per season. Last season with the Cubs and Rangers, Dempster finished with a 3.38 [...]
According to ESPN, an unknown Kansas City Chiefs player has committed suicide at the team facility in Arrowhead Stadium. The player reportedly fatally shot his girlfriend before driving to the stadium and killing himself. The player’s identity has not been released. Early reports suggested the player was linebacker Jovan Belcher (who has been declared dead [...]
The New York Post chose to feature Mark Sanchez on the back cover in Friday’s edition. Why? Oh, well the Jets lost to the Patriots 49-19 Thanksgiving night. Here is their take on the game:
If there’s any video that exemplifies why Patriots DT Vince Wilfork is a future Hall of Famer and Jets QB Mark Sanchez is one of the worst quarterbacks in the NFL, this is it: Bring on Tim Tebow!
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski left the game against the Colts (a 59-24 win) in the fourth quarter to get an x-ray, which confirmed he had a broken forearm, according to CSNNE’s Tom E. Curran and the NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. Gronk, who could be out 4-6 weeks, had just set an NFL record with [...]
Rajon Rondo made his return to the Celtics lineup Saturday after sitting out Thursday’s game against the Nets, and he made sure everyone knew he was back. The C’s point guard scored just six points but dished out a season-high 20 assists, making it now 33 straight games with at least 10 assists for him. [...]
For the second time this season, the Patriots have released wide receiver Deion Branch. Branch has been seldom-used this season, compiling only nine catches in seven games this season.
If you’re trying to use Yahoo! Fantasy Sports this morning to check on your Fantasy Football or Basketball teams, you’re likely still running into a little trouble. That’s because Sunday’s truly annoying outage has spilled into Monday. The engineers over at Yahoo! are still working on identifying the root cause of the issue and fixing [...]
The Patriots barely escaped with a 37-31 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. During the game, coach Bill Belichick felt he needed to challenge a play. Belichick felt so strongly about the challenge that he threw the challenge flag several yards into the field of play. There’s nothing like an animated .gif to capture [...]
If you tried to make your usual adjustments before the NFL games today, you probably ran into some difficulty if your fantasy football league is run on Yahoo! That’s right – because on a Sunday, Yahoo! Fantasy Football has been down and out of service.
The Red Sox have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal worth $6.2 million. According to Ken Rosenthal, Ross will be “more than a backup but not a starter” with the Red Sox in 2013. David Ross has established himself as one of the better backup catchers in baseball. Last year with the Braves, [...]
Thank you Grantland for this hilarious fake Tim Tebow Gmail account. The spoof features email exchanges between Tebow and Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and several other NFL players and coaches. Check it out:
Rumors early in the day Friday had the Rangers very intrigued by David Ortiz. It made sense too. They have a habit of signing veterans to fill their DH slot over the last several years, with names like Sammy Sosa and Vladimir Guerrero doing the honors. So, what would stop Big Papi from extending his [...]
How can you not love Kevin Garnett for giving Ray Allen the cold shoulder at the Celtics-Heat NBA opener Tuesday night?
Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk, a former Red Sox star, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday night at around 7:20 p.m. Police said Carlton Fisk was found fast asleep behind the steering wheel of his Ford 150 in the middle of a corn field in Illinois. Officers said he had [...]