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Video: Time-Lapse of LEGO Fenway Park Being Built

That’s right. I’m talking about a 12-foot LEGO model of Fenway Park, complete with hundreds of LEGO fans. I didn’t see any 2013 LEGO World Series banners, though, or bearded players for that matter. The question is, where was this when I was 12 years old? Actually, screw that, where can I find this right now? […]

2,014 Tasty Burgers Could Be Yours for Free

It’s a little late for lunch, but if you still need to grab a bite to eat, it seems Fenway Park is the place to be. Tasty Burger is handing out 2,014 free burgers up until 3pm today in honor of its new location at Fenway Park. If you can’t make it for Thursday’s free […]

Photo: Ellsbury Called “Trader” by Red Sox Fan in Houston

It’s unclear why this Red Sox fan felt the Houston Astros home opener was the appropriate venue to air her grievances with Jacoby Ellsbury’s change of allegiances over the offseason. But apparently she felt the need to tout “Elsbury’s” new side hustle working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: Yes, she also […]

Photo: David Ortiz Takes Selfie with Obama, But Was It Staged?

If a regular, everyday picture is worth a thousand words, what is a #selfie of David Ortiz and POTUS Barack Obama worth? 2,000 words? 10,000 words? Several Bill Simmons mailbags? Mastercard priceless? Well, maybe not exactly priceless. It seems as if Samsung might have had a little skin in the game after signing a deal […]

Managing Expectations: A Red Sox Fan’s Guide to Overcoming the World Series Hangover

What do you do for an encore after winning the World Series? This is the question that has been nagging me more and more as the 2014 season rapidly approaches. (I guess it’s already here, but do games in a British penal colony really count? I say no.) Unless the Boston Red Sox pull a […]

ESPN Expert Predictions: Bogaerts to Win ROY, Red Sox Receive Just 2 Votes to Defend World Series

The 2014 MLB season is set to begin in earnest on Sunday night with its stateside Opening Day. However, that is just the preview of a full Monday slate that includes five nationally televised season openers on ESPN. Accordingly, ESPN has published its experts’ predictions for the upcoming MLB season in preparation for what should be […]

Victorino to Get MRI on Balky Hamstring

Don’t unpack in Pawtucket quite yet, Jackie Bradley Jr. You may be on your way back to Boston before you know it. On Saturday, in the final game of spring training for the Boston Red Sox, right fielder Shane Victorino tweaked his hamstring rounding first base against the Minnesota Twins. The likely #2 hitter for […]

Eagles Release WR DeSean Jackson; Should Patriots Sign Him?

Amid reports of his connections to gangs and other off-field and locker room issues, Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson has been released by the Philadelphia Eagles. The move comes after weeks of rumors and speculation, including a strangely playful photo from Jackson’s Twitter account of coach Chip Kelly (presumably to prove their wondrous relationship), […]

NFL to Flag Celebratory Goal Post Dunks

Starting next season, the NFL will no longer allow players to dunk the ball over the goal post crossbar in celebration of scoring a touchdown. Insert obligatory joke about the NFL standing for the “No Fun League” here. Awful acronym jokes aside, I am disappointed that I won’t be seeing any celebratory dunks this coming […]

Red Sox, Ortiz Reportedly Agree to One-Year Extension

When David Ortiz eventually retires, he might want to consider a second career as a lobbyist in Washington D.C. For now, though, he won’t have to worry about life after baseball for at least another year, having successfully lobbied Ben Cherington and company for an extension to be with the Red Sox through 2015. There are conflicting […]

Former Red Sox SS Iglesias Out Until All-Star Break; FA Drew to Tigers?

According to reports, former Red Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias will be out until at least the All-Star break, and potentially the entire 2014 season, with injuries to both of his shins. Iglesias, who was sent to the Detroit Tigers as part of the three-team trade that brought Jake Peavy to Boston, was set to take […]

Patriots Sign Revis for One-Year, $12M

The pipe dream has come true. The New England Patriots wasted no time after Darrelle Revis was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday afternoon, swooping in to sign the former Jets cornerback to a one-year, $12 million contract. No, seriously: CB Darrelle Revis and the New England Patriots have reached agreement on a […]

I Dream of Revis: Former Jets CB to Patriots?

The rumors have been swirling for a while now: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting rid of cornerback Darrelle Revis, and the New England Patriots are interested in taking him off their hands. I’ve tried laughing it off as another of those ridiculous offseason “stories” that have no real journalistic basis. I didn’t want to […]

DeMarcus Ware Joining Aqib Talib with Broncos?

Talk about adding insult to injury. A few hours after signing away the Patriots top cornerback, Aqib Talib, it appears the Denver Broncos are the front runners to sign Pro Bowl defensive end DeMarcus Ware, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter: Former Cowboys DE DeMarcuus Ware will be flying to Denver today to visit the Broncos, […]

Edelman to Test Free Agency After No Deal With Patriots

For those Patriots fans who subscribe to the “We need more weapons on offense” theory, now is the time you should stop reading. It appears as if quarterback Tom Brady is at risk of losing his top pass target for the second year in a row. One year after Wes Welker defected to the Denver […]