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Former Red Sox Curt Schilling Diagnosed with Cancer

Curt Schilling just can’t seem to catch a break, can he? Set to appear in the booth for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts this coming MLB season, the 47-year-old Schilling has been diagnosed with cancer, according to his statement. “I’ve always believed life is about embracing the gifts and rising up to meet the challenges,” […]

With Two Legacies on the Line, Who Needs it More – Brady or Manning?

The New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos are set to square off this Sunday night in Denver for the AFC Championship. This will mark the 15th time that Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have gone head to head. To date, Brady has gotten the better of Manning, winning 10 out of  the 14 games […]

David Ortiz Won’t Make the Hall of Fame

Despite hitting the disabled list, David Ortiz has had another monster season to add to his resume. Already achieving an eleventh consecutive season with at least 20 home runs and making his eighth overall All-Star appearance this year, Ortiz’s 2012 campaign can already be labeled an individual success. At the ripe old age of 36, […]

The Case for Retiring Pedro’s Number

In early December, Pedro Martinez officially announced that after 18 years, he was retiring from baseball. Martinez retires with a record of 219-100, an ERA of 2.93, 8 all-star game appearances and 3 CY Young awards, which are, in all likelihood, Hall of Fame credentials. Because of this news, it is a good time to reflect […]

Bruins Den: B’s Offense Cited As Cause of Global Warming

Winter might be approaching, but the ice at the TD Garden is staying warm, as the red-hot Boston Bruins (8-7-0) are undefeated in November. They have strung together five consecutive victories, outscoring their opponents 30-10. They have scored at least five goals in five straight games for the first time since January 22-29, 1986 and […]

Do 3,000 Hits Guarantee Trip to Hall of Fame?

As a sports fan, I have been in heated debates concerning almost every subject. Everything from the DH rule to whether or not hockey broadcasts should reinstate something similar to the FoxTrax glow puck. But maybe, the most ridiculous argument happened this past weekend. I’m almost ashamed to type this, but I know a person, a […]

Is Pedro Martinez a Hall of Famer?

Former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez is apparently on his way to retirement. According to the Associated Press, Martinez has ruled out a return to the majors just three weeks after it seemed he suggested he wanted to return to the Red Sox. He said that those comments on a return were misinterpreted. With Pedro […]

Drew Bledsoe, Bill Parcells Named First-Year Nominees For Patriots Hall of Fame

The duo that led the Patriots organization to its second Super Bowl appearance in 1996 are in the news together again. Bill Parcells and Drew Bledsoe were named first-year nominees to be voted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame. Parcells and Bledsoe join Houston Antwine as the three participants that Patriots fans can […]

Did Manny Ramirez Cost Himself A Call to the Hall of Fame?

October 27, 2004. That was the night. Euphoria spilling through the streets of Boston, the dream had come true. The Red Sox, after 86 years, had finally won the World Series and on the back of World Series MVP Manny Ramirez. As Red Sox Nation watched Manny sprint in joyously to the infield to celebrate […]

Sports of Boston Hall of Fame: 2009 Ballot

To mark the conclusion of the first decade of the 21st century, Sports of Boston is rolling out its new Hall of Fame. We will induct one retired Boston sports athlete, coach, or figure per year. This year is perhaps the most special, because we will elect one person out of a collection of some […]

Canseco: Current Hall-of-Famer Used Steroids

Jose Canseco thinks Major League Baseball has a bigger problem on their hands than active players like Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz being busted for steroids. He alleges that a current Baseball Hall-of-Famer used the juice. “When you tell me something I didn’t already know, I’ll be surprised,” Canseco told ESPN. “And I’ll tell you this, […]

Is Curt Schilling a Hall of Famer?

Former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling finally announced his retirement Monday after a 20-year career with the Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Diamondbacks, and Red Sox. He won 20 games three times and finished a career record of 216-146 with 3,116 strikeouts. He played important roles on three World Series Champions, and will always be known for […]

Rice a Deserved Hall of Famer?

Monday afternoon, and more than 20 years after his career ended, Jim Rice was finally elected to Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. He became only the third player to ever be elected on his last try, joining Red Ruffing (1967) and Ralph Kiner (1975). He received barely enough to be elected, appearing on just […]

Jim Rice Elected to Hall of Fame

After 15 long years of waiting, former Red Sox left fielder Jim Rice was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame today. This was Rice’s last chance to be elected to the Hall by the Baseball Writers Association of America or he would have had to get in through the veteran’s committee, a much harder […]

Andre Tippett Elected to the Hall of Fame

Finally some good news: Andre Tippett is going to the Hall of Fame.(Courtesy of NFLhistory.net) Patriots legendary linebacker Andre Tippett was named to the Hall of Fame Class of 2008 Saturday. He joins Darrel Green, Art Monk, Fred Dean, Gary Zimmerman, and Emmitt Thomas. Finally, there’s some good news to come before Super Bowl 42. […]