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Premier League Weekly: Liverpool Flops, Arsenal Rampant

This is the first in a weekly installment of the week that was in the English Premiership. What’s this have to do with Boston sports? Nothing really in particular, but we will be including information/reviews on Americans in action. After a few months of World Cup qualifiers and international friendlies, the world’s most popular soccer […]

Donte’ Stallworth Suspended for 2009 Season

For the second time in recent memory, an NFL player has been suspended for an entire season because of conduct off the field. Former Patriots wide received Donte’ Stallworth has been suspended without pay for the 2009 season by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Stallworth plead guilty to DUI manslaughter earlier this summer and received what […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends

We move along in our training camp previews to an always revolving position in Foxboro, the tight ends. From Ben Coates to Daniel Graham to Ben Watson, the Patriots have always had many options at the TE position, even if they’ve never had a superstar like Tony Gonzalez or Antonio Gates. This year’s crop looks […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

As we continue our training camp previews it’s time to look at quite a top heavy group of players on the Patriots, the wide receivers. Coming into camp, it’s obvious who the top three guys are, but after that there’s a lot of uncertainty. Here’s a breakdown of what we may see in 2009. Randy […]

Boston University Basketball to Play Kansas State

The Boston University men’s basketball team usually plays one or two mid-major or upper echelon team during the course of their non-conference schedule. This November, the Terriers will face not one but two high quality teams in just a matter of days. As part of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off, BU will face […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Running Backs

The days of Marion Butts, Curtis Martin, Robert Edwards and Corey Dillon seem to be over in Foxboro. The Patriots’ offensive scheme has not only changed to pass-oriented, but now employs a strategy sweeping the NFL: running back by committee. Coming into this year’s training camp the Patriots possess numerous options in the backfield which […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Training camp is now in full swing in Foxboro so it’s time to take a look at the players who will make up the 2009 New England Patriots. We’ll start off with the position which most fans feel is the easiest to diagnose yet deep down inside in places you don’t talk about at parties […]

Book Review: The Die-Hard Sports Fan’s Guide to Boston

Having lived in New England my entire life and growing up a die-hard sports fan, I thought I pretty much knew everything there was to know about our region’s sports teams. However, beyond Fenway Park, the TD Bank Garden (or whatever it’s called) and Gillette Stadium, there’s a plethora of large and small venues to […]

Patriots Sign Patrick Chung; Place Five on PUP List

With rookies reporting to training camp yesterday there was little doubt that second round pick Patrick Chung – though unsigned at the time – would show up to camp and not hold out. Instead of making their rabid fanbase sweat a little, the Patriots and Chung ended all inkling of contractual unrest by agreeing to […]

Mark Buehrle Pitches Perfect Game

While most Americans were at work, Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle was making quick work of the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching just the 16th perfect game in modern baseball history. Buehrle, 30, already has a no-hitter on his resume and struck out six Rays while allowing no hits and no walks in Chicago’s 5-0 […]

Adam LaRoche Traded to Red Sox

The Red Sox have picked up some more pop in the lineup as reports indicate Pirates first baseman Adam LaRoche is now Boston bound. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports LaRoche, 29, has been traded to the Red Sox with prospects Argenis Diaz (shortstop playing at Portland) and Hunter Stricklandy (pitcher for Greenville) headed to Pittsburgh. This […]

Austin Ainge Named Red Claws Head Coach

The Maine Red Claws took another step towards completing their organizational staff by naming Austin Ainge as their first head basketball coach. The new NBA D-League team in Portland, Maine has a mascot, a new parquet floor, two NBA team affiliates and now a head coach. Ainge, 27, is the son of Celtics GM Danny […]

Darius Butler Signs Deal with Patriots

Locking up a potential future starter, the Patriots have signed draft pick and former Connecticut standout defensive back Darius Butler to a four year deal. New England selected Butler with the 41st overall pick in the draft and he’s the second Patriots 2009 draft pick to sign a deal. What’s significant about the story is […]

Steve McNair Killed

News is breaking that former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair has been shot and killed in Nashville. McNair reportedly was shot in the head in downtown Nashville and did not survive. Details are sketchy at this hour but it looks as though it was a double homicide as a female was also found dead at […]

BU-BC to Play at Fenway Park

The newest edition of the Winter Classic will reportedly feature one of the oldest rivalries in college hockey. Reports are coming out that Boston University and Boston College will square off at Fenway Park during a doubleheader for the Winter Classic next winter. According to the Daily Free Press – BU’s independent student run newspaper […]