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NFL Replacement Officials Wear Out Welcome During Seahawks-Packers on MNF

Everyone is talking about how poorly the replacement officials are doing, and I can’t say I’m surprised at how bad the first three weeks of the season have turned out. No one could have thought these refs, who are mostly from high school, junior college, or even arena football, could handle the speed and pressure […]

Patriots Lose Heart Breaker in Baltimore on Sunday Night

The Patriots dropped their second straight game due to a last second field goal. The Ravens won 31-30 when the kick apparently just went over the right upright. The Patriots struck first, opening up a 13-0 lead in the first quarter. Stephen Gostkowski kicked two field goals, one from 37 yards and one from 49. […]

Should The Red Sox Owners Sell the Team?

An article surfaced today on foxbusiness.com, discussing the idea of the Red Sox being sold. While the article mentions the ownership has denied the claim that they are shopping the team around, it’s not too crazy to think they are at least gauging the market interest. Nothing seems imminent, or even remotely close of happening, […]

Brady’s Nose Bloodied, but Patriots Defense Stifles Titans in 34-13 Win

The New England Patriots defeated the Tennessee Titans 34-13 on Sunday in sunny Nashville, Tennessee. In spite of a bloodied and possibly broken nose,┬áTom Brady performed as expected, completing 23 out of 31 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns. While the offense performed well, the defense of the Patriots is what really stood out […]

Forbes Ranks Patriots as Second Most Valuable NFL Team

An article in Forbes listed our beloved New England Patriots as the second most valuable team in the NFL, behind only the Dallas Cowboys. The Patriots are valued at $1.64 billion while the Cowboys sit at $2.1 billion. The article goes onto mention that the Patriots have sold out every game at Gillette Stadium since […]

Patriots 53-Man Roster Shows Focus on Defense

Friday was the final day for NFL rosters to cut down to 53 players. All the work in the preseason goes into figuring out the best 53-man combination to go into the season with. Every year there are some cuts that cause fans to question the motive, and this year has been no different. The […]

Should the Red Sox Re-sign Cody Ross?

As we approach the final month of the 2012 regular season, it is a great time to look at what the Red Sox can do this offseason. With everything that has occurred this season, including the blockbuster trade with the Dodgers, it’s obvious the Sox will have to do a lot of work in the […]

Red Sox-Dodgers Trade: Winners and Losers

Last week, the Red Sox and Dodgers completed a nine-player blockbuster trade that reshaped both teams. The Red Sox unloaded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Nick Punto, and the injured Carl Crawford to the Dodgers in exchange for James Loney and prospects. The biggest return the Red Sox received was that the Dodgers agreed to pay […]

Sox Players Skip Pesky’s Funeral, Sink Lower in Fans’ Esteem

If you asked me if this team could sink any lower a week ago, I would have responded with “how could that happen?” It’s no secret the 2012 campaign has been a dark cloud on the franchise’s history. There have been plenty of reasons to dislike this team ever since September of last season. Yet […]

2012 Patriots’ Wide Receivers Review: Excitement & Intrigue

As the start of the 2012 regular season quickly approaches, one of the most interesting positions on this team is that of the wide receivers. In the 2011 season the Patriots finished out with a receiving corps consisting of Wes Welker, Deion Branch, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, and Chad Ochocinco Johnson. We all know how […]

Red Sox Mutiny Makes it Hard to Root for this Team

By now you have read or heard about the Yahoo! article that took the Boston sports world by storm on Tuesday. Jeff Passan mentioned how many of the Red Sox players have been unhappy with Bobby Valentine and they wanted to speak to the ownership. It seems to have stemmed from a text message from […]

Rest In Peace Johnny Pesky, A Legend in Every Sense of the Word

On August 13th 2012 Red Sox Nation lost one of its most beloved members. Johnny Pesky passed away at the age of 92. Pesky played ten seasons in the major’s, and missed three more from 1943-1945 due to military service. He spent a little more than seven seasons with the Red Sox before he was […]

Jon Lester, Red Sox Offense Dominate Indians in 14-1 Win

The Red Sox defeated the Indians 14-1 on Sunday afternoon, to split the weekend series in Cleveland. Jon Lester had a terrific outing, striking out 12 batters in six innings of work, while the offense exploded for 14 runs. The Indians scored their only run in the bottom of the first inning when Carlos Santana […]

More of the Same; Red Sox Offense Quiet in Saturday Loss to Indians

The Cleveland Indians took game three of the four game series in Cleveland against the Red Sox on Saturday night. The Indians won by a score of 5-2. Franklin Morales had another strong start for the Sox, but the offense simply could not put runs on the board. Former Red Sox utility man Brent Lillibridge […]

Buchholz Dominates in Complete Game Win, Middlebrooks Injured

The Red Sox took game two of the series against Cleveland on Friday night. Behind an outstanding pitching performance from Clay Buchholz, the Sox were able to edge the Indians 3-2. The game had a “here we go again” feel to it when Asdrubal Cabrera blasted his 13th home run of the season off of […]