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Pair of Horton Goals Fuel Bruins Again

Nathan Horton scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season, while Tuukka Rask made 24 of 26 stops to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Florida on Thursday night. The B’s also had a goal from Patrice Bergeron and Brad […]

Clay Buchholz’s Hamstring Another Cause for Concern for Red Sox Staff

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz suffered a mild hamstring strain last Tuesday during Spring Training fielding drills, and while both the pitcher and team have been optimistic that the injury isn’t a big deal, there is still serious cause for concern. The Red Sox have been plagued over the last few years by […]

2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: Catcher – Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Ryan Lavarnway, David Ross, Mike Napoli

Boston’s crowded cluster of catching candidates has been a hot topic this offseason. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway, both of whom present some upside with significant question marks entering 2013, though it appears the team is prepared to start Saltalamacchia when the season kicks off. It also seems likely that the team will utilize free […]

Bass, Celtics Overcome Sloppy Play to Edge Bulls

The Boston Celtics (28-24) have won eight of nine games after an ugly 71-69 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday nigh from the TD Garden. Both teams were without their star point guards, and offensive woes were the theme of the night as the Bulls suffered 22 turnovers and Brandon Bass had a game-high […]

2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: 1st Base – Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Others

The Boston Red Sox enter the 2013 season with unexpected uncertainty regarding first base, after trading away slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the trading deadline this past year. Gonzalez had been inked through 2018, but his inability to give the Sox the power they had expected led to his shipment out of town. Now the position […]

Celtics Edge Heat in 2OT Thriller, Lose Rondo for Season

A reeling Celtics team had quite the swing of emotions on Sunday afternoon, starting with the devastating news that point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Very little on the court could possibly compete with that huge loss, but a 100-98 double overtime win against the rival […]

Green, Celtics Bench Key in Fourth Straight Win

The Boston Celtics appear to be rising in the Eastern Conference after reeling off four straight wins, including a 87-79 win over the Phoenix Suns in Boston on Wednesday night. The team received a big lift from Jeff Green, whose team high 14 points were emphatically punctuated with three big dunks over the course of […]

Bobby Valentine to Host NBC Sports Radio Show

Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine will continue to be heard from over the course of the 2013 baseball season–as a radio show host as part of NBC’s Sports Radio lineup. Beginning in April around the start of the baseball season, the talkative Valentine will be heard daily, with his view being presented regularly as […]

Pierce Leads Celtics by Hawks with Furious Third Quarter

The streaky Boston Celtics may be beginning to turn things around as they live on the fringe of the Eastern Conference top-eight. After pulling away from the Pacers on Friday to end a four-game losing streak, the Celtics topped the Atlanta Hawks, 89-81 on Saturday night. The Celtics trailed 38-53 at halftime, but outscored the Hawks […]

Not Another Nancy: Red Sox Sign Stephen Drew

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly signed shortstop Stephen Drew to a one-year $9.5 million contract, an effective rental for the 2013 season while shortstop Jose Iglesias develops in the minor leagues. Stephen, the brother of former Sox outfielder J.D. Drew, as well as former MLB pitcher Tim Drew, was considered the strongest free agent […]

Rays Winners in Blockbuster Trade with Stronger Royals

The Tampa Bay Rays were already a powerful nemesis to the Red Sox in the American League East, but the franchise that could once be penciled in for last place in the division has made a few moves this winter to ensure that they’ll be competing for many more years. In a blockbuster driven by […]

Blockbuster Complete: Red Sox Trade Gonzalez, Crawford, Beckett to Dodgers

Just when you thought this 2012 Red Sox season was getting a little bit boring, Boston rocks the entire sports world. A trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers of epic proportions has been completed on this Saturday morning, sending Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, and Nick Punto to L.A. in order to help Boston […]

Red Sox Trading Gonzalez, Beckett, Crawford to Dodgers?

According to an initial report by ESPNBoston.com’s Gordon Edes, the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers are discussing a potential groundbreaking blockbuster of a trade which has rumored numerous notable names. The possibility of a trade involving players cleared through waivers could center around Adrian Gonzalez or Josh Beckett, both of whom were claimed […]

Back-And-Forth Slugfest Leads to Atrocious Red Sox Loss

It might have been one of the best back-and-forth games for any major league team this season, but unfortunately it also was arguably the worst loss the Boston Red Sox have suffered all year. Once leading 6-0 early, the Red Sox blew two notable leads in disastrous innings, the first an eight-run third for the […]

Buchholz Falters as Angels Batter Reeling Red Sox

The Red Sox are in free fall, there’s no denying it anymore. The best pitcher on the staff of late has been Clay Buchholz, and not even he could stop the bleeding as Boston fell to the visiting Los Angeles Angels 7-3. The team has lost three straight, dropping to 59-65 on the season. Buchholz […]