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Don’t Call Me A Mailbag: Stanley Cup Hangovers, Joe Paterno, Leg-Shaving Soccer Players

Welcome to the third installment of  “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag”. For a better understanding of what this is, check out the first one. This week we talk the Bruins getting back on track, Joe Paterno, the NBA lockout, and more! In addition to the Yahoo! Answers questions, you will also be able to submit […]

Don’t Call Me A Mailbag: Kim Kardashian’s Divorce, UFC, & Champions, Oh My!

Welcome to the second installment of what I’m tentatively calling “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag.” For a better understanding of what this is, check out the first one. This week we talk about a Kardashian divorce, Bruins struggles, UFC, and more! In addition to the Yahoo! Answers questions, you will also be able to submit […]

Introducing “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag” Episode 1

Greetings SoB readers, Welcome to the first edition of what I’m tentatively calling “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag”. I’d be lying if I said I knew what this really was, or what it will turn into in the future, but it should be fun. For starters, I don’t love the word “Mailbag” or I’d just […]

Bruins Sign Forward Rich Peverley to 3-Year Extension

Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced Tuesday that the team has signed forward Rich Peverley to a 3-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2013-2014 season. The new deal will kick in next year when Peverley will earn $3,250,000. Since Rich Peverley arrived in Boston at last year’s trading […]

Marchand Signs Two-Year Deal With Bruins

It was never really in question, but Wednesday afternoon the Bruins announced a new 2-year deal with restricted free agent right winger Brad Marchand. Early reports seem to indicate Marchand will make $2 million in the 2011-12 season and $3 million in 2012-13. Marchand has been in Boston working out with his teammates for some […]

Red Sox Acquire 1B/OF Conor Jackson

Late last night just minutes before the waiver deadline, The Red Sox traded for Oakland A’s utility OF/INF Conor Jackson and cash in exchange for minor league pitching prospect Jason Rice. Jackson has played in 102 games for Oakland this season batting .249 with 4 HR and 38 RBI. He’s expected to join the big […]

Potential Vegas League to Include Celtics Players?

It was bound to happen with all of the glorified pick-up game highlights making the rounds on YouTube. Impact Basketball (a basketball training center located in Vegas) has decided to put together their own two-week basketball tournament with rosters consisting of over 70 NBA players.

David Stern Talks to Bill Simmons About the NBA Lockout

It has been incredibly hard to find solid information on the NBA lockout these days. It still seems like the two sides are far apart, and to be honest it doesn’t look like either Billy Hunter or David Stern are taking the conversations seriously yet. Thankfully, David Stern was on the B.S. Report with Bill […]

Patriots 2011 OL Preview: Light, Mankins, Vollmer

The offensive line has been a constant strong point throughout the Brady-Belichick era, and this year should be no different. With a lot of familiar faces returning, lets take a look at the 2011 New England Patriots offensive lineman. See: Our 2011 Patriots Previews Matt Light With this historically hectic off-season in full swing, and […]

Free Agent LB Channing Crowder to the Patriots?

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, free agent linebacker Channing Crowder was given a physical by the Patriots on Thursday. Crowder, a third round pick by the Dolphins in 2005, has spent his entire career playing in the AFC east with Miami. He started 74 games for the Dolphins, recording 343 career tackles.

Red Sox Rally to Beat the Indians 3-2 in Walk-Off Fashion

Bottom of the Ninth With back to back singles from Jason Varitek and Josh Reddick in the bottom of the ninth, Jacoby Ellsbury stepped to the plate with a chance to give the Red Sox a walk-off victory against the Cleveland Indians, a team the Red Sox have struggled with all season. Jarrod Saltalamacchia came […]

Shaq on the Celtics: Was it a Waste?

Although Shaquille O’Neal only spent one season here in Boston (and only 37 regular season games), his impact on the team was hard to ignore. You could argue that his impact was negative, but the impact was there. For the first month of the season, all we heard from the local media was how great Shaq […]