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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 […]

Aaron Hernandez Beats Up Fellow Inmate in Jail

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attacked a fellow inmate at the Bristol County Jail, according to TMZ Sports. The report says Hernandez beat the inmate up “pretty badly.”

Ryan Dempster Retires? Pitcher Won’t Play for Red Sox in 2014

In the heels of winning the World Series, the Red Sox entered the 2014 season with six starting pitchers for five spots, a good problem to have. Well, now we can consider that problem solved. Starting pitcher Ryan Dempster, who will turn 37 in May, has told Ken Rosenthal that he will definitely not play […]

Deion Branch Inactive for Colts

Former Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch, who has not played this season, is listed as inactive for Saturday night’s game. Branch signed earlier this week with the Colts, but now that he is not playing (Colts WR Darrius Heyward-Bey is also inactive for Indianapolis), what was the point of signing with the enemy?

Trade Rumors: Omer Asik to the Celtics?

Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, a legitimate 7-footer that can protect the rim, could be traded by Houston’s self-imposed deadline of Dec. 19. The Celtics, as usual, aren’t quiet in the trade market, and view Asik as an opportunity to improve now and possibly in the future. The rumored trade would have the Celtics send […]

Roy Halladay to Sign One-Day Contract, Retire With Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and retire after 16 major league seasons.