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ESPN’s Offseason Grade for Red Sox is Not Too Far Off

About a month ago, ESPN put up an article about the grade of all the moves and different positions that the Boston Red Sox, and every other MLB team, made, and the Red Sox received a B. That’s it a straight-out B. I may be an optimist with this team, but I think this type […]

Green’s Monster Game Not Enough For Celtics as Heat Extend Win Streak

It was deja vu for the Boston Celtics. In the 2007-08 season, the Celtics beat a Houston Rockets team on March 18 to end their 22-game win streak. Monday, the Celtics could not capitalize on a career-high 43 points from Jeff Green as the Miami Heat stretched their streak to 23 in a 105-103 victory. […]

Brandon Lloyd Release Helps Patriots with Cap Space, Receiver Could Return

The New England Patriots decided to part ways with wide receiver Brandon Lloyd on Saturday night by releasing him. Lloyd was owed a $3 million roster bonus on Saturday and the Patriots released him before that bonus went into effect, according to Boston.com. The 31-year-old had the second-most receptions and yards in his career last […]

Carl Crawford’s Comments About Boston Media Far From the Truth

Carl Crawford is starting to become one of those players that is a huge bust, no matter where he ends up. Crawford began his career in quiet Tampa Bay, where the media coverage is minimal. He typically didn’t have to face the music too often with the media during his time there, even if he […]

Celtics Need to Play for Rest Rather Than Playoff Seeding

After winning three straight games, the Boston Celtics have just 23 games left before the playoffs are upon them. The Celtics still have a lot to prove on the road before the seeding is completed after the 82-game season. The Celtics stand just two games below the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and that […]

Should the Red Sox Add Jackie Bradley, Jr. to the 2013 Major League Roster?

This spring training has been great for Boston’s young stud of a center fielder, Jackie Bradley, Jr. He boasts a .571 average and an OPS of 1.269 in 15 plate appearances. It may be a small sample size, but he has scored four times in five game and will be a great leadoff hitter with […]

Pierce Leads Celtics to Exciting Overtime Win Over Jazz

The Boston Celtics’ players showed a ton of heart on the second game of a back-to-back against the Utah Jazz on Monday night and came away with the 110 -107 overtime win. Paul Pierce came alive with seven of the 13 points in the overtime period. Pierce flirted with a triple-double with 26 points, seven rebounds […]

Boston Red Sox Pitchers Combine to Allow One Run Against Northeastern, Boston College

Spring training is off and rolling and the Boston Red Sox showed some pretty good signs against Northeastern and Boston College on Thursday afternoon. It may have been against college teams, but there was no real sign of any wildness for any of the relievers that were thrown onto the mound in the wins. Against […]

2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: Bullpen – Joel Hanrahan, Andrew Bailey, Others

The Boston Red Sox had a pretty solid bullpen for most of the 2012 season. There were times when Alfredo Aceves, Andrew Bailey and other relievers had trouble closing out the game, but, overall, the entire bullpen put together one of the better ERAs in the AL. In 2013, the Red Sox have added a […]

Mullens, Bobcats End Pierce’s Celtics’ 7-Game Win Streak

The Celtics came up just short as Paul Pierce and Avery Bradley both missed three-point shots in the final 15 seconds in their 94-91 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. The Celtics came off an exciting triple-OT win over the Denver Nuggets at the TD Garden on Sunday, and couldn’t close the deal on the back-end of […]

Pierce, Garnett Lead Charge as Celtics Rout Lakers

Paul Pierce put up 24 points, dished out six assists and grabbed seven rebounds in a huge blowout win against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night, 116-95. Six of the Boston Celtics’ scored in double figures while only three did for the Lakers. This is the Celtics’ sixth straight win even though the Lakers came […]

Are the Celtics Ready to Listen to the Clippers Offer for Kevin Garnett?

The Boston Celtics have won four straight, including their last game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday afternoon. During the game, rumor started circulating that the Clippers are looking to trade for Kevin Garnett of the Celtics. The deal being discussed would send Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Celtics for the 36-year-old, Garnett,  reports WEEI. […]

Jared Sullinger Undergoes Successfull Back Surgery; Out for the Season

Jared Sullinger is expected to be back for next training camp after under going successful back surgery, according to The Boston Globe. The surgery was lumbar disk surgery and Sullinger is the second Celtic in six days to be lost for the season. Danny Ainge and the Celtics knew about Sullinger’s back woes before they […]

Alfredo Aceves Needs No Defined Role for Success with the 2013 Red Sox

Alfredo Aceves has the type of arm that can bounce back fast after pitching several innings in an appearance, but right now, the Red Sox rotation is full. Aceves, 30, now needs to fight for a spot in the crowded bullpen for that one or two long-relief spots. Sure, he can be a lights-out guy […]

Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double Not Enough to Push Celtics Past Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

With his 27th career triple-double (20th on national television), Rajon Rondo  tried to bring the Celtics back into Thursday’s contest with the Knicks, but his efforts weren’t enough as the Celtics dropped their fifth straight game, 89-86 . Rondo finished with 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds all while making 10-of-19 shots from the field, […]