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Yankees’ Michael Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar Against Red Sox

Yankees starter Michael Pineda has had a great start to the 2014 season, allowing just two earned runs over the first 18 innings this year (3 starts; 2-1 record). He was a phenom his rookie season in Seattle, and then spent two years on the shelf after his trade to the Yankees, so his fast […]

Thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombings, One Year Later

One year after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, we’re looking back at how horrible that day was and how resilent the city proved to be. First, here are my thoughts: “I was in the newsroom at WMUR when we heard over the Boston police scanner that there were two […]

Video: Keenan Thompson Portrays David Ortiz on SNL

Keenan Thompson portrayed Red Sox slugger David Ortiz on Saturday Night Live this week after the recent selfie controversy with President Obama. Check out the video: Thoughts?

Michael Pineda Using Pine Tar or Goop Against Red Sox?

Was Yankees starter Michael Pineda using pine tar in his pitching hand while facing the Red Sox Thursday night? Well, that’s what users on Twitter and Facebook think. I’ll let you be the judge: What do you think?

Jonny Gomes Sports American Flag Jacket for Red Sox Ceremony at White House

The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox have already begun the 2014 campaign with a 2-1 loss at Baltimore Monday, but the team took time during their off-day Tuesday to visit with President Barack Obama at the White House. Chief among the stars for the Red Sox was David Ortiz, who notably took a […]

Video: Andrew McCutchen ‘Pirates’ ESPN Meeting in This is SportsCenter Commercial

Some of the “This is SportsCenter” ads have been funny over the years. Here’s another example, with baseball’s true Opening Day on Monday. This one features Pirates star Andrew McCutchen and a group of pirate mascots pirating an ESPN meeting:

2 Boston Firefighters Killed in Back Bay Fire; Tom Brady Watches From Afar

Tragically, two firefighters were killed battling a tremendous fire in the Back Bay area of Boston on Wednesday: Lt. Ed Walsh, 43, was a 9 1/2 year veteran. He was married with 2 boys, 1 girl – all under 10. Firefighter Michael Kennedy, 33, was with the department for 6 1/2 years. He was single […]

Infographic: The History of Gaming

By Jonny Batin Guess what’s been on the rise over the past few years? Mobile gaming! The facts don’t lie folks, the amount of users now turning to gaming on-the-go is soaring and looks set to keep getting higher and higher.

Patriots, Julian Edelman Agree on New Contract

The Patriots didn’t let Tom Brady’s most trustworthy weapon slop away this time. The team and wide receiver Julian Edelman agreed Saturday on a new contract.

Celtics Clinch Losing Season; Set to Face Suns

This may seem like the most obvious article we’ve ever written, but in case you haven’t been keeping track of the Celtics while the Bruins continue to win and the NFL’s free agent frenzy kicks into high gear, the C’s aren’t very good.

Vince Wilfork Asks for Patriots to Release Him

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, who has spent the first 10 seasons of his career with the Patriots, has reportedly asked to be released, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport reports that the Patriots asked Wilfork once to restructure his contract, but Wilfork refused and the two sides haven’t talked contract since.

Aqib Talib Signs With Denver Broncos

In a nice shocker overnight, former Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib signed with the Denver Broncos to a 6-year, $57 million contract. The deal leaves the Patriots with Logan Ryan or the currently imprisoned Alfonzo Dennard at the top corner spot.

Marlins ‘Outraged’ at Red Sox Over Spring Training Lineup

Marlins officials are “outraged” that the Red Sox fielded only one player from the projected starting nine Thursday in a Marlins home spring training game. The team plans to file a formal complaint with Major League Baseball, according to the Sun Sentinel. In the lineup for the Red Sox were familiar faces Jackie Bradley Jr. […]

Red Sox Lefty Rich Hill’s Baby Dies

Red Sox lefthander Rich Hill, who spent last season with the Indians and the previous three with the Red Sox, arrived at spring training Wednesday, just a couple weeks after the death of his infant son Brooks. Brooks was born Dec. 26 with what Hill called “multiple issues” and died Feb. 24. “Unfortunately, he succumbed. […]

Betting Tips on Baseball: Who Will Win This Year’s World Series?

The following is produced by Owen Hutchinson: Following on from their 2013 season glory, the Boston Red Sox are currently the third favorite to win the 2014 MLB World Series. Odds vary, but if you search around, you can get 10/1 on them, which must be worth a bet. The current favorite is the Los […]