During Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, Gregory Campbell sacrificed his body during a penalty kill to stop Evgeni Malkin’s slap shot. After taking the full force of the slap shot, he was down on the ice for several seconds, but heroically brought himself to his feet, and with only one working now, finished [...]
Matt Cooke was handed a game misconduct and ejected from the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bruins after delivering a disorienting hit to Adam McQuaid. Cooke is most infamously remembered by Bruins fans for his basically career-ending hit on Marc Savard in 2010. What’s your opinion of the hit?
Before the beginning of the Red Sox game on April 20th, 2013, the day following the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, David Ortiz gave an emotional speech (caution one expletive): In an excellent showing of understanding, Julius Genachowski, the chairman of the FCC, tweeted his approval of Big Papi’s words:
Rob Gronkowski went down in the first quarter of the game, trying to catch a pass out of bounds. He landed on his left wrist and was in visible pain on the sidelines. After being surrounded by several trainers, he headed to the locker room, presumably for X-rays.
Aaron Rome has been suspended for four games by the NHL for his hit on Nathan Horton in Game 3. Since, at most, only four games remain in the Stanley Cup, we won’t be seeing Rome until next year. The Bruins have already announced that Horton will miss the rest of the Stanley Cup due to [...]
Ex-Patriots running back Laurence Maroney has been arrested on weapons possession charges. Maroney’s publicist, Jane Higgins, had this to say about the arrest: “He holds a permit to carry a concealed weapon,” Higgins said in a statement. “He was not arrested for any drugs nor was he involved in a high-speed chase. He was released [...]
Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV), a Cambridge-based non-profit that provides free tutoring and mentoring services to Cambridge students, is holding an auction that will let you throw out the first pitch in a game against the LA Angels on May 4, 2011, along with some other goodies (Roof Deck seats for four). All proceeds from the [...]
Fans can now submit their favorite Celtics moments and be entered to win a monthly prize for a pair of lower level tickets and “a special Celtics experience”. The contest runs through March 2011 so get your entries in before it’s too late. The winner of the whole contest will be invited to bring 17 [...]
Ray Allen has teamed up with SlamDiabetes to help children and adults diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Ray has helped start a program, $3 for 3′s, allowing supporters to donate $3 for every three-pointer Ray Allen makes this NBA season. As you may recall, Ray’s son, Walker, has Type 1 diabetes.
Update 10AM: The injury is confirmed. Krejci is out for the rest of the year. We have an update on the David Krejci injury and it’s not a good one. According to the Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia’s twitter: David Krejci with a broken wrist. Will have surgery in Baltimore. Out for series and likely season. [...]
Update 10AM: David Krejci has a broken wrist. Krejci is out for the rest of the year. Bruins head coach Claude Julian announced during the post-game press conference that David Krejci was sent to the hospital. Krejci was drilled near center ice by Fliers captain Mike Richards. Krejci’s pass, just before he was hit by [...]
This is it: the final day! Good luck to everyone who has participated! Which National League team did Boston defeat in the first modern World Series in 1903? Send your answer to uppcontest at sportsofboston.com. If you missed a day, you can still catch up! Go back to the previous days’ questions here: Twelve Days [...]
Only one more day left! In which town was the start of the first Boston Marathon in 1897? Send your answer to uppcontest at sportsofboston.com. If you missed a day, you can still catch up! Go back to the previous days’ questions here: Twelve Days of Boston Sports. Please make it clear which day’s question [...]
Which Founding Father used to swim in the waters of colonial Boston as a youngster and is a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame? Send your answer to uppcontest at sportsofboston.com. If you missed a day, you can still catch up! Go back to the previous days’ questions here: Twelve Days of Boston [...]
During the baseball season, what does a flashing red light atop the Old John Hancock Building signal? Send your answer to uppcontest at sportsofboston.com. If you missed a day, you can still catch up! Go back to the previous days’ questions here: Twelve Days of Boston Sports. Please make it clear which day’s question you [...]