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Paul Pierce MRI Shows Foot Bruise

It looks like Celtics captain Paul Pierce’s could be the latest with health issues on a team that has caught a pretty big case of the injury bug as of late. Pierce has an apparent lingering foot injury, and reportedly received an MRI on his foot on Monday, a day after he missed 10 field […]

2011 NHL All-Star Fantasy Mock Draft Analysis

(Editor’s Note: Below is Brian’s Mock Draft submitted before Friday night’s NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft…along with the actual picks for the event. Let’s see how he did!) If you love hockey like I do, and you love fantasy sports like I do, Friday was the night where your worlds collided for an event of sportsgasmic […]

Thomas, Chara, Seguin Headed to Carolina for NHL All-Star Weekend

The NHL announced Tuesday the remaining 36 players named to the 2011 All-Star Game, to be played in Raleigh, NC later this month. That batch of the league’s elite included two Bruins, with goalie Tim Thomas and defenseman Zdeno Chara getting the nod. Also, Tyler Seguin, the team’s highly touted rookie, will join 11 other […]

Sox Use All-Star Break to Bring Back Original Infield

In this edition of the Starting Nine, I will take a look at how the Sox used the All Star break for some rest and repair. The shortened week saw the end of the Kansas City series as well as the beginning of the Toronto series. The Red Sox finished the week going 2-1 . […]

Nothing New as AL Trumps NL in All-Star Game

The American League did it again, winning their twelfth All-Star game since 1996 in a record 2-hour, 31-minute game by a score of 4-3. Tim Lincecum started the game for the National League but found himself quickly in trouble as the AL squad was able to rack up two runs, one a result of an […]

Another Reason the All-Star Game Sucks

I have never like the idea that Major League Baseball made the All-Star Game “count.” It is an exhibition of the games biggest stars, a fan’s game, and an opportunity for the players to get recognized, even if it is but one career year or a long, or even short, career. This brings me to Tim […]

Wakefield Named to All-Star Team

Six members of the first place Red Sox were named to the American League All-Star team on Sunday. Among them is 42-year-old knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who will be making his first All-Star team. He was personally selected by manager Joe Maddon, and why not? Despite an average 4.30 ERA, Wakefield sports a 10-3 record (he […]

Should Fans Choose All Stars?

Peter King, you got this one wrong.  I love reading your Monday Morning Quarterback column on SI and, for the most part, you are right on, however on this one, I have to disagree with you.  Allow me to recall the Dec. 8 edition of MMQB (page 6). In it, King writes: I think the NFL has […]

View from the Monster 7-21

This was a short week for most of the team with the All-Star Break upon the baseball world.  After an extra day-off Thursday, the Sox had a weekend series against the Angels…more on that in a bit. In the week ahead, the Sox travel to Seattle and return home to face the Yankees.  All-Star Game The Red […]

All-Star Update: Yankees Fans Attack Papelbon

BREAKING NEWS: With one stroke of the bat, Red Sox RF J.D. Drew knocked in a 2-run shot off Cincinatti Reds SP Edinson Volquez to tie the All-Star Game at 2-2 in the 7th inning. We’ll keep you posted. Update: Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon came in the 8th inning to a slew of boos and […]