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State of the Celtics: Defense/Offense Struggles Continue

Another week in the books for the Boston Celtics and, entering Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, they have lost four straight, including a 24-point defeat against the Houston Rockets. The Celtics have had trouble on the offensive end in the last four games with an average of 88 points per game, but is that […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 11

Time to start planning for the postseason, or making the last push for a playoff spot with the postseason looming for all leagues. Here are some options to start and sit this coming week: Start ‘Em Russell Wilson (vs. Minnesota): Wilson is getting Percy Harvin to play along side him this week, which is a huge […]

State of the Celtics: Jeff Green, Jordan Crawford Shining Early

The Celtics stand at 4-4 after a week of 4-1 basketball after ending the first week 0-3. After the fourth loss, it did not look great for the green teamers. They were almost last in every offensive category, but the winless Utah Jazz team changed that last Wednesday night. Against NBA odds, the Celtics then […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 10

With four or five weeks to go in the regular season, Week 10 is do or die for almost every single fantasy team. Here are some players who you should consider starting or sitting this week: Start ‘Em Nick Foles (vs.Green Bay): The Philadelphia Eagles will be in this game with Aaron Rodgers out at QB. […]

Red Sox Extend Qualifying Offer to Ellsbury, Napoli, and Drew; Saltalamacchia Odd Man Out

All MLB squads had until 5 p.m. Monday to make qualifying offers to their respective free agents, and the Boston Red Sox gave qualifying  offers to Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury and , surprisingly enough, shortstop Stephen Drew. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will not receive a qualifying offer, according to WEEI.com. All these deals are for one year […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 9

Not much time is left to get back into the mix in most fantasy leagues, but Week 9 is the time to get back into the race. Here are some players you should start or sit this week: Start ‘Em Terrelle Pryor (vs. Philadelphia): Pryor had that one big rushing touchdown at the start of last […]

Jonny Gomes Powers Red Sox to Even World Series at 2-2

With two down and two runners on in the sixth inning, Jonny Gomes came up to the plate as Mike Matheny went to his bullpen after Lance Lynn (0-1) allowed a bloop hit to Dustin Pedroia and a four-pitch walk to David Ortiz. The right-handed reliever Seth Maness came in and was locating his sinker […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 8

Week 8 is the midway point, including playoffs, for the NFL and fantasy football. This is the week that the studs and pretenders in your league will show their true colors. Here is some help with those lineups. Start ‘Em Carson Palmer (vs. Atlanta): The Falcons do not have a good pass defense, so Palmer might […]

Jon Lester, Koji Uehara Lift Red Sox to 3-2 Edge Over Tigers in ALCS

Koji Uehara retired the final five batters for his second save of the series and Jon Lester got his second win in three postseason starts as the Boston Red Sox won a 4-3 nail biter over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.  Lester allowed two runs in 5.1 innings of work, walking three and allowing seven hits in […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 7

Week 6 provided many players the right to fight for a playoff spot still, but Week 7 is likely the week that will determine your fate heading to the postseason. Here are some options to start/sit this week: Start ‘Em Eli Manning (vs. Minnesota): Sure, the New York Giants are 0-6, but the Vikings have one […]

Lackey, Napoli Power Red Sox to 1-0 Victory Over Tigers in ALCS

John Lackey matched Justin Verlander pitch for pitch, and the Boston Red Sox managed to break through for a run on a 3-2 pitch from Verlander to Mike Napoli. Verlander’s 100th pitch went deep to left-center and the only run of the game gave the Red Sox a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on […]

Oh By The Way: John Farrell Should Win AL Manager of the Year

Forget his success thus far in the playoffs. John Farrell has a huge case for AL Manager of the Year. This is thanks to a worst-to-first regular season finish for the Boston Red Sox after winning the AL East in 2013 with a 97-65 record. This was the best record in the American League after […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 6

The regular season is almost halfway done for fantasy owners and Week 6 could make or break your season if you are below .500. Below are some players who will make great production against their opponents in the sixth week of the season. Start ‘Em Cam Newton (vs. Minnesota): Newton struggled with multiple picks and a […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 5

With some key players on the bye week in Week 5, it may be time to dig deep in to that bench to find some guys of value. Some of the players below should help you out, especially if a must-start has suddenly become a major dud on your squad. Start ‘Em Michael Vick (vs. […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 4

Another week in the books and it may be time to make some trade if your squad is 0-3 or 1-2. These players should be available somewhere in your league and would make great bye week plays for the Green Bay Packers’ and Carolina Panthers’ players on your team. Start ‘Em Ben Roethlisberger (vs. Minnesota): Roethlisberger […]