Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have signed Manny Ramirez to a minor league deal. Ramirez, 42, will coach full-time and play part-time for Triple-A Iowa. “While Manny is not and will not be a fit on the Cubs major league roster, we do think at this stage of his life he’s a nice fit […]
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recently shared a photo of him when he was 12 in a #tbt social media post: First reaction, Gronk was never the little kid in his class: Second reaction: Gronk probably sucked at Wiffleball (huge strikezone).
If there’s a silver lining to the Red Sox loss Tuesday against the Blue Jays, it’s the cool fan that was relaxing in Fenway Park – the guy in the Whalers shirt eating a hot dog. Jays catcher Dioner Navarro hit a ground-rule double, and the fan just let the ball come to him, making […]
The ping pong balls have failed the Celtics once again. Heading into Tuesday night’s lottery, the Celtics held the fifth-best shot at the the No. 1 pick (better than 10%), and had a realistic shot at landing in the top three (33%), where franchise-altering players Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker can be had. Instead […]
The Celtics may be in “love” with another Kevin from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and according to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, they could have the pieces to get it done. The report states that the Celtics lottery draft pick could be enough to jump-start a Love trade package, which would likely include Jared Sullinger, Kieth Bogans and […]
The Bruins really needed a win in Game 4, and they got it. But it wasn’t easy. The newly called-up Matt Fraser, acquired from Dallas in the Tyler Seguin trade, netted the game-winner early in the first overtime of Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins and Canadiens are now all knotted up 2-2 […]
Might the Houston Texans be involved in a trade with the Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett? According to several (sometimes conflicting) reports, the Texans are interested in trading for Mallett assuming they draft Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. Bill O’Brien, Mallett’s former quarterback coach and offensive coordinator in New […]
It feels like it’s been a while since we wrote about Tom Brady’s hair. In fact, it kind of has — our last report on Brady’s new hair, a faux hawk, came May 8, 2012. (And… let’s not forget the time Brady and Randy Moss allegedly fought about the quarterback’s haircut). It looks like Brady […]
Did you tune into the Red Sox game tonight and wonder where Jerry Remy was? You weren’t alone, and NESN announced that Remy has a stomach flu.
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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?
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 […]
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: