Entering Friday Night’s firsts Patriots Pre-season game against the Philadelphia Eagles there were a good amount of questions with the most obvious being the new receiving corps. However, Patriots fans finally had a chance to take a look at Ryan Mallet, Tim Tebow and the running game.
The Boston Red Sox and 2B Dustin Pedroia are currently working out a deal that could pay the slugger in excess of $100 million. Yahoo! Sports first reported that the deal is between 5-6 years and worth $100 million. Currently Yankees SS Derek Jeter is the highest paid infielder in baseball, earning $17.9 million per […]
According to CBS Sports, the Mavericks and Pistons are two teams that have expressed interest in acquiring Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. With the Celtics rebuilding process well under way, teams are beginning to think Rondo can be had for the right price. Danny Ainge has repeatedly told teams that he does not intend to trade […]
It did not take long for the Bruins to put pressure on the Penguins in Game Two. In the first period, Brad Marchand scores his first goal of the postseason (19:32) off a break away when Sidney Crosby mishandled the puck in his own zone, putting the Bruins up 1-0. Following a Bruins power play, Brooks […]
It was a great scene before the Red Sox-Phillies game at Fenway Park Tuesday night, as Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the first bombing at the Boston Marathon finish line, threw out the first pitch, along with his famous rescuer, Carlos Arredondo, or the man with the cowboy hat.
After a mistake-filled game four, the Bruins hoped to finally close out the series Saturday evening. Game five featured the much anticipated return of Dennis Seidenberg in place of Dougie Hamilton. The Bruins did not allow many mistakes in the game, with Tuukka Rask making 28 saves, including a pad stop on a breakaway attempt by Ryan […]
In the events between April 15 and April 19, four people were killed and more than 250 were injured, including 15 people who lost limbs. The survivors need our help. The One Fund, organized by Mayor Tom Menino and Gov. Deval Patrick, is designed to help those impacted most by the Boston Marathon bombings. The […]
Mike Napoli is a 31-year-old man with a degenerative hip condition. There is no chance that he is playing catcher in a Red Sox uniform. I don’t care what he does when he most likely leaves town at the end of the year, but as long as he’s wearing a red ‘B’ on his cap […]
On Christmas morning the Celtics dismantled the Brooklyn Nets with such ease that owner Mikhail Prokhorov fired head coach Avery Johnson. Not only did the Celtics play their most complete game of the season, but did so under testy road conditions. The victory allowed Boston to keep their heads above .500 and gave fans hope […]
According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez, two more Cuban defectors will be declaring for free agency in the coming weeks. Both players happen to play at positions of need in the Red Sox organization though they may not be as Major League ready as recent Cuban born players to join the league, Yoenis Cespedes and Aroldis Chapman. Almedys […]
Last night, it was reported by Sean McAdam that Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez had been placed on waivers. Earlier today, Josh Beckett was also placed on waivers. Gonzalez is due just under $5 million for the remainder of this season, and over $20 million per year for the remainder of his contract. Beckett […]
One of the greatest moments in baseball history may have never happened if it wasn’t for Dwight Evans. It was the 11th inning of the six game of what would later be named one of the best World Series of all-time. With Ken Griffey on first and the season on the line, Cincinnati’s Joe Morgan hits […]
Recently, Jason Varitek held a press conference to announce his retirement from baseball. It was the final chapter in a stellar career, which was marked with outstanding team and individual successes. Whenever a noteworthy player retires, fans and scribes feel compelled to put the career in some sort of historical perspective. Often, that analysis is clouded by emotion. The […]
The local media’s adulation of Boston Bruins management’s acquisition of defense-man Joe Corvo is certainly palpable. There has been an abundance of talk about his laser shot from the point, and his adroit stick handling abilities; however, throughout the clamoring, the “omniscient” media seems to be glazing over Corvo’s criminal history. A history – mind you – that stemmed right here in the hub. […]
In ancient Greece, the greatest men were immortalized by having statues erected in their likeness. In the world of Boston sports, there may not be a man more deserving of this honor than Celtic great Bill Russell. In May it was announced that Russell, a winner of 11 NBA championships, would finally be honored with […]