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Celtics, Rondo impress in Season Opener

Despite low expectations the Celtics came out ready to play in their season opener against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. With a rehabbed Rajon Rondo and some added scoring punch off the bench the Celtics were able to light up the visiting Nets. Despite breaking his hand prior to the start of the pre-season, Rondo […]

Chiarelli Acknowledges He May Not be Able to “Keep the Band Together”

Are you familiar and comfortable with the Boston Bruins roster? Well don’t get too comfortable because there may be some changes with familiar faces in the near future. General Manager Peter Chiarelli expressed some angst recently about his ability to keep the current team intact. The Bruins are currently very tight on cap space especially […]

Video: Tuukka Rask is More Invincible Than You Thought

Tuuka Rask can literally stop shots fired out of a cannon. When Zdeno Chara, owner of the NHL’s hardest slap shot, is on your team this is exactly the type of hyperbole that one could expect to hear about Rask. But after a charity game in Finland some Boston fan may actually claim this to […]

Bill Belichick Coaching Elsewhere? Albert Breer Stirs the Speculation Pot

Why on Earth would Bill Belichick want to coach somewhere other than New England? Better question, why would NFL Network reporter Albert Breer of all people be the one person privy to this information? The Past The relationship between Belichick and Breer is notoriously icy. Breer likes to push the always reserved Belichick by asking […]

Armond Armstead: We Never Knew Ye

Who is Armond Armstead? Currently he is one of the most discussed New England Patriots, and he never even played a snap for the team. Armstead was a defensive tackle for the University of Southern California Trojans from 2008-10. His numbers weren’t eye popping with 59 tackles in 17 games but he was declared medically […]

Several Different Patriots Crack Top 100 Lists

Naming 100 players in the NFL could be a daunting task for some, but most everyone would agree that ranking the 100 best players is a difficult task for anyone. Any list that tries to rank the best players in a sport will likely meet with contention and debate but at the same time people […]

Bruins Sign Niklas Svedberg to back up Tuukka Rask

The Bruins have opted to sign goalie Niklas Svedberg and let Chad (don’t call me Ochocinco) Johnson test the free agent waters. Johnson served as the backup to Tuukka Rask for the majority of the 2013-14 season and posted an impressive 17-4-3 record. In his 27 appearances he managed two shutouts, a 2.10 goals against […]

Lord Stanley to Return to Boston in 2015, According to Las Vegas

Introducing your 2015 Stanley Cup champions…The Boston Bruins. Well at least that is what the odds makers at vegasinsider.com seem to believe. Not ones to revel in the past, Vegas bookmakers have released their odds for the 2015 Stanley Cup champions a mere three days after the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the vaunted trophy after […]

Business as Usual: Top Scout Leaves Patriots

Many New England Patriots fans were left scratching their collective heads following the 2014 NFL draft. Why didn’t the Patriots draft a tight end? Why did they draft a quarterback in the second round? Why did they draft so many offensive linemen? Gasoline was only added to the fire of burning questions later in the […]

P.K. Subban Deserves Our Respect After Racist Tweets

If you’re a fan of the Boston Bruins, chances are that you don’t have many kind things to say about Montreal Canadien P.K. Subban. But, after rising above some idiotic comments made by some idiotic people Subban deserves at least a slight hat tip from Boston fans and residents alike. Ever since joining the Canadiens […]

2014 NFL Draft Profile: Bishop Sankey

With the 2014 NFL Draft a little over a week away fans are frothing at the mouth to finally see Roger Goodell at the podium in Radio City Music Hall. Since the draft has been pushed back from its original air date pundits such as us here at SportsofBoston have had more time to evaluate […]

2014 NFL Draft Profile: Stephon Tuitt, DL, Notre Dame

With draft day just under 25 days away, the actual NFL draft and not the Kevin Costner film, speculation about which player a team is going to take are heating up. With the Patriots being one of the most exciting teams to watch in the draft, whether it be trading high picks for multiple lower […]

2014 NFL Draft Profile: Calvin Pryor, S, University of Louisville

Trying to guess who the New England Patriots will take in the draft is about as easy as trying to guess the winning Power Ball numbers. Ok, ok, you’d have a better chance with Power Ball, but that doesn’t make it any less fun to try and get inside the mind of Bill Belichick. While […]

Unlucky 13: Habs End Bruins Streak at 12 Wins

After an unexpected 12-game winning streak, the Bruins were brought back down to earth by the rival Montreal Canadiens. The streak After outscoring opponents 47-16 during their winning streak, Boston was unable to generate the offense needed to top Montreal. The Canadiens have now won six of the last seven meetings between the two teams. […]

Patriots Interested in Brandon Browner?

While everyone is focusing on the big wave free agency splash made by the Denver Broncos, the New England Patriots are quietly trying to make waves of their own. Sure, signing Darrelle Revis was about as big a splash as it gets but the team is also meeting with cornerback Brandon Browner. Who is Brandon […]