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Video: Bill Buckner Talks About Managing The Brockton Rox

The name Bill Buckner was once a painful name to utter for Red Sox fans, but since the death of the curse in 2004, all has been forgiven and Bill’s blunder forgotten. The former first baseman for the Sox returned to Fenway Friday night to provide color commentary for the Chicago Cubs broadcast, but that’s […]

Momma Knows! Shaq’s Mom Says He May Return Next Season

Momma knows best and Shaquille O’Neal’s mom Lucille says the 39-year-old center could be back in green next season. Last season, the future Hall-of-Fame center signed a one-year deal with Boston that had a player option for a second year. Celtics GM Danny Ainge said it was likely that the Celtics big man, who missed […]

Thomas Unstoppable; Bergeron Returns As Bruins Take 2-1 Series Lead

Defense made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night. After scoring a combined 18 goals in the first two games of the series, the Lightning and Bruins played a little closer to the way we expected. Only two shots found the back of the net, both to the Bruins advantage to give them […]

Belichick Named Highest Paid Coach in Pro Sports by Forbes

So how much would you pay for 176 wins (both playoffs and regular season), 4 AFC Championship titles, 3 Super Bowl titles and one hacked up hoodie? The Patriots clearly think that when you add all that up it comes to just about $7.5 Million a year. According to Forbes, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick […]

Tyler Seguin’s 2 Goals Steal Show in Game 2 Thriller

In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, rookie forward Tyler Seguin proved to Bruins fans and more importantly the coaching staff that he belongs on the ice. Seguin exploded in the second period, igniting the Bruins to a 6-5 win, knotting up the series at one game a piece. Down 2-1 to start the […]

Sox Sweep Yankees And Finally Reach .500

It took 40 games, but FINALLY the Red Sox reached .500 by completing the three game sweep of the Yankees with a 7-5 win Sunday night. A near cycle by David Ortiz and a strong recovery by Jon Lester delivered the Sox their fifth win this year over the Yankees in six tries. Lester struggled […]

Oopsies! Playoff Loss Shows Why Deadline Deals Hurt The Celtics

My Momma always told me “Brian, If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Celtics GM Danny Ainge could have used my Momma. After a 97-87 Game 5 loss to the Miami Heat ended the Celtics season, it became all too clear that the gambles Ainge took at the trade deadline left him with nothing but […]

LeBron, Heat End Celtics’ Season; Big 3 Era Possibly Over

They were the golden standard in the Eastern Conference, the bullies on the block, the big brother other teams were forced to look up too; but not anymore. The Boston Celtics finally met their match. The Miami Heat eliminated the Celtics four games to one by handing them a Game 5 loss 97-87. The defeat […]

The End Is Near: Shaq “Doubtful” for Game 5 And Possibly Done for Good

With elimination staring the Celtics square in the face the championship aspirations may be over for the Big Three, but another era may already be over before Game 5 even tips off. Celtics center and future Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O’Neal may have played his last NBA game. After appearing playing only 3:31 minutes in Game 4 […]

Amber Alert! Missing Baby! What Happened to Glen Davis in the Playoffs?

Down 3-1 to the Miami Heat, the Celtics are on the brink of elimination and possibly the end of the new “Big Three” era. Clearly things haven’t exactly followed the blueprint in the playoffs for Boston, but why? One big problem is the production, or lack of production, from one big baby. Glen Davis has […]

More Man Than the Rest: Where Does Rondo’s Comeback Rank Among the Best?

If you haven’t seen the video of Rondo dislocating his elbow in Game 3 of the Celtics’ conference semi-final series against the Miami Heat, consider yourself lucky. The gruesome image of seeing his left arm going one way and his elbow go the other is enough to make anyone squeamish. There was no way he […]

It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye: The End of an Era Nearing for Boston’s Big Three?

234 regular season wins, 42 playoff victories, 4 Atlantic Division titles, 2 Eastern Conference titles and 1 NBA Championship. Now, that’s a resume. Since the resurgence of Celtics Pride in the summer of 2007 and the birth of the new “Big Three,” green teamers all across the nation have once again enjoyed what Celtics history […]

Frustrated Francona Ejected, Red Sox Drop Third Straight

The streaky Red Sox dropped their third straight Friday night. Tim Wakefield struggled in the spot start and the Twins never looked back. Manager Terry Francona is the lucky one in all of this: he missed most of the game after being tossed in the top of the second for arguing a balk call. Adrian […]

A Strong Lester Outing and Explosion in Eighth Gives Sox a Win

For six innings, it looked like we were going to have quite the pitchers’ duel to discuss, but after an eighth inning home run explosion, the Red Sox earned themselves a 7-3 victory. The Sox are now 15-1 against the Angels since they were swept in the 2009 ALDS Angels’ first basemen Mark Trumbo took […]

More Than the Game: Bin Laden’s Death Reminds Us We’re All Americans

3,519 days later: vindication. It was 9 years, 7 months, and 21 days ago when the world seemingly came to a halt. Smoke billowed into the sky, shielding our eyes from one of the greatest tragedies on American soil. 3,000 souls were lost. Men and women of different races, creeds, and backgrounds; fathers, sons, mothers, […]