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Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia Working on $100 Million Contract Extension

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 […]

Josh Beckett to Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

According to USA Today, Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett will undergo season ending surgery. The team made the announcement on Saturday. Soon after speaking with team doctors, the Dodgers decided that it would be best for Beckett to undergo a surgery that will relieve pressure on the nerve in his neck that has been giving him […]

A Restructured Contract for Ochocinco

After failing (miserably) to live up to expectations last season with the Patriots, it is no surprise that Chad Ochocinco has agreed to restructure his contract for the upcoming season. Ochocinco lowered his base salary from $3 million to $1 million, ensuring him a spot at the Patriots training camp this summer. Of course, it was re-structure, re-locate, or re-tire. […]

Tom Caron, NESN Reach New Deal On Contract

Good news Red Sox fans! (maybe? Is this guy a beloved member of Red Sox Nation?) Tom Caron is sticking around for at least a couple more years. TC, a 15-year veteran at NESN, will continue to serve as the host of the Red Sox pre- and post-game shows. He does a great job, and […]

Bruins, Zdeno Chara Agree on Contract Extension

The Bruins and defenseman Zdeno Chara have been together for four years, and hours before they entered their fifth season together, the B’s inked their 6-foot-9 captain to a long-term extension. Chara, who was set to become a free agent after this season, signed a new seven-year contract worth $45.5 million, according to Sportsnet. The […]

Kendrick Perkins Hoping for New Contract With the Celtics

Gary Washburn of Boston.com reports that Celtics center Kendrick Perkins wishes to remain a Celtic after completing the last year of his contract this season. By his standards anyway, Perkins was having a solid year and playoff run, averaging 10.1 points and 7.6 rebounds (regular season) before suffering a season-ending knee injury in Game 6 […]

David Ortiz Contract Analysis: Big Papi, Big Problem?

This is a big offseason for Big Papi. After down seasons in 2008 and 2009, David Ortiz began 2010 slow. Not just a slump, a deep slumber that saw him hitting just .149/.240/.358/.598 on May 4th. He did have three home runs to his credit, an improvement over his dismal start in 2009, but it […]

A Letter to Brian Scalabrine: It’s Not Goodbye, it’s “See You in Chicago”

Dear Brian, Matt Pepin of Boston.com has reported that you are officially out of Boston, having signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Chicago Bulls. As I read the piece, I realized that a true fan favorite has left our beloved team. We at Sports of Boston are glad that you have signed another contract, even […]

Report: Tom Brady, Patriots Agree on New Contract

It’s safe to say that it’s been one of the craziest days in Tom Brady’s life. First, he began the morning by getting into a serious car accident in Boston’s Back Bay. By the end of the day, he had agreed to sign the richest deal for any quarterback in the NFL, a four-year pact […]

Reports: Tom Brady Contract Talks With Patriots Heating Up

While Randy Moss is whining about his contract situation, Tom Brady has been perfectly civil about his throughout the whole process. Perhaps that’s because Brady knows the Patriots would probably be lost without him for the long term. If that’s how he feels, it appears he’d be right. According to multiple reports, Tom Brady and […]

It’s the Truth: Pierce Retiring After Current Contract

The end is near. The apocalyptic event that will inevitably come crashing down on the Celtics is dawning on the organization. It’s something that nobody wants, but everyone knows it has to come at one time or another. A nation’s leader, loved by his people will be sailing off into the sunset, or in this […]

Mankins Wants Trade; Belichick Mum on Situation

Sure, offensive line is a boring position. You never want to be the offensive lineman when playing flag football, unless you’re allowed to option yourself as a receiver when the “protection” breaks down. However in the NFL, offensive line work is a serious business, as your job as a center, guard, or tackle, is to […]

Sox Will Pay if They Don’t Sign Bay

Five years, $75 to $80 million. That’s likely what it will cost the Red Sox to retain left fielder Jason Bay. The 31-year-old, now officially a free agent, reportedly passed on a last minute, four-year, $60 million deal Thursday as Boston’s exclusive negotiating window inched shut. In honor of the lengthy, costly contract agent Joe […]

Doc Gets Ring, Then Gets Paid

Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Celtics and head coach Doc Rivers have agreed on an extension that will keep the coach with the team through the 2010-2011 season. Rivers, who made $5 million during his championship season, is set to make $5.5 million per year with incentives totaling up to $7 million annually. It […]