// Free Agents

Should Red Sox Target C.J. Wilson, CC Sabathia, or Mark Buehrle?

C.J. Wilson and CC Sabathia will both be free agents in a matter of days, but that does not mean that the Red Sox need to pay hand over fist for either of these pitchers. Yeah, what a concept, free agents that the Red Sox don’t have to sign. Call me crazy, but the Sox […]

What Should the Red Sox Do with Jonathan Papelbon After the Season?

Last year, a friend emailed me some photos of the Red Sox 2007 ALCS victory dance debacle. In those pictures, front and center was Jonathan Papelbon, dancing with a Bud Light box on his head. At that very moment, he looked so much more intelligent than anytime he took the mound in 2010. Last year was […]

Patriots Sign 9 Undrafted Free Agents on 1st Day After Lockout

The biggest news around Boston Tuesday concerning undrafted free agents was Boston College alumnus Mark Herzlich’s signing with the New York Giants. While Patriots and Eagles fans alike may have hoped to see Herzlich moving his locker from Chestnut Hill to Foxboro, Bill Belichick and company were still active in the undrafted free agent market, […]

Former BC LB and Cancer Survivor Mark Herzlich Signs with Giants

As many expected, it did not take long for Mark Herzlich to find a home in the NFL once the lockout finally ended. On the first day in which teams could sign undrafted free agents, the BC alumnus agreed to a contract with the New York Giants. Herzlich announced his signing via twitter, saying: “Decision […]

Bruins Give Andrew Ference Contract Extension

The Boston Bruins, coming off of their sound 4-0 beating of the Atlanta Thrashers, announced on Wednesday that they signed defenseman Andrew Ference to a three-year contract extension worth $6.75 million. The 31-year-old, who arrived in Boston in February of 2007 with Chuck Kobasew via a trade with the Calgary Flames, has notched 24 goals […]

Boston Bruins Sign Veteran Left Wing Satan

On Saturday, the Boston Bruins signed veteran left winger Miroslav Satan to a one-year pro-rated contract that includes a no-movement clause worth $700,000, pending a physical examination. Satan, who was just named to the Slovakian Olympic team for the Vancouver Games in February, will only earn cost the Bruins $350,000 because the team’s season is […]

Lackey to Boston: Sox Bridge to Title Town?

“We’re kind of in a bridge period.”—Red Sox GM Theo Epstein The Winter Meetings are to baseball fans what Christmas is to children. So when wunderkind Theo Epstein uttered those fateful words at this year’s installment in Indianapolis, Red Sox fans felt like they’d been unjustly penciled in on the Naughty list. Coupled with the […]

Bruins Sign D-Man Morris, Complicate Kessel Situation

On Saturday, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli announced the signing of puck-moving defenseman Derek Morris to a one-year, $3.3 million contract. The move comes immediately after the Bruins sent injury-prone Aaron Ward back to the Carolina Hurricanes for a fourth-round pick in the 2010-2011 NHL Entry Draft and Patrick Eaves, whose salary was instantly bought out. […]

Bruins Add Depth: Sign Dany Sabourin, Drew Fata

As is the case every year, the headliners may be off the board for the most part, but for Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli, it’s become about adding depth in the organization in the event of injuries that could strike at any time. On Tuesday, Boston’s producer continued to address this issue by adding two players […]

Grant Hill in the Celtics Mix?

Thus far in the NBA off-season we have seen the elite teams adding pieces in preparation for a title run. The Lakers went out and signed Ron Artest, the Magic traded for Vince Carter, the Cavaliers added Shaq, and the Pistons signed former Bulls SG Ben Gordon. In the midst of all these transactions, Celtics […]

Hunwick Files for Arbitration; All Quiet on Phil Kessel Front

Last Wednesday, the first day of the NHL’s free agency signing period, the Boston Bruins quickly re-signed Byron Bitz and Johnny Boychuk and added Steve Bégin to their roster. These signings left only two restricted free agents – Matt Hunwick and Phil Kessel – to fit into the $4.3 million remaining in the $56.8 million […]

Recchi Re-signs With Bruins, Brings Cup-Sized Expectations

Last Thursday, Mark Recchi, who joined the Bruins on March 4 as the result of a midseason trade, re-signed with Boston, coming to terms on an incredibly cap-friendly one-year $1 million extension. Recchi, who says this will be his final season, will return to the Bruins with not only 545 career regular season goals and […]

The Celtics Have Market Options

The draft has come and gone, and thankfully, in my opinion, the Celtics’ starting lineup remains in tact. I say give ‘em another year. The NBA free agency period officially opens on Wednesday. Celtics’ management has said that they would be willing to pay for the right veteran. Before we examine all options, let’s officially […]