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Who Might Trade for Ryan Mallett?

The New England Patriots in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft selected QB Ryan Mallett from Arkansas. Most experts have speculated Mallett to be traded this season, considering he is entering his final year of his rookie contract and the Pats just drafted another quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo. While, Mallett has shown some chops […]

The State of Red Sox Relief Pitching

Emphasis on bullpen depth combined with John Farrell’s creative utilization of pitching in the later innings was a major part of the 2013 World Championship season. What will happen in 2014? Should the Red Sox trade for, or purchase, a few more experienced arms? Or should the bullpen begin utilizing the minor league MVPs (Most […]

The Realities of a DeMarcus Cousins to the Celtics Trade

The NBA trade deadline is still a month away, but general managers across the league are putting out their feelers to gauge the market value of various trade chips. Despite Rudy Gay  and Pau Gasol rumors swirling, it’s quite possible the NBA’s trade deadline could be fairly quiet. One marquee player that might be moving […]

Kevin Youkilis: To Trade or Not To Trade?

Friday played host to a slew of rumors surrounding the Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis. At the start of the day, the report was the Red Sox were telling teams they would trade Youkilis this season. Later that day, Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington called the reports “inaccurate.” Trade rumors are a common commodity […]

The Atlantic, Week 4: Celtics’ Confidence and Andrea Bargnani Trending Up

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are no longer the most disappointing team in the Atlantic Division – the Knicks are. Is Andrea Bargnani a top-10 power forward? Can the New Jersey Nets still make the […]

Red Sox Trade Rumors: Bailey, Quentin, Danks, Uehara

It’s the winter meetings, and as usual, the Red Sox are extremely busy working the phones. With the help of MLBTR, Twitter, and other resources, here’s the latest going on with the Red Sox on the trade market… Andrew Bailey The Red Sox are in discussions with the A’s about closer Andrew Bailey. In some […]

Should the Red Sox Trade Kevin Youkilis?

In the wake of the dramatic September collapse by the Boston Red Sox, a sea of changes has come in waves, one after another: manager Terry Francona is gone, general manager Theo Epstein has departed for Chicago, Ben Cherington was announced as the new GM, and John Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery. Amid these […]

Hunter Pence to the Red Sox?

With the approaching trade deadline comes the many varying rumors of teams discussing deals to make improvements on their rosters, as well as those of whom consider themselves out of playoff contention looking to deal for the future. The Red Sox currently find themselves at the top of the American League, where many had predicted […]

Papelbon Trade Was Discussed With A’s, White Sox

Looking from a distance, trading Jonathan Papelbon may seem silly. The team’s biggest weakness in 2010 was their bullpen, and other than Daniel Bard, Papelbon was the only semi-reliable relief pitcher. He has amassed 188 saves in five full seasons as a closer, with a career 2.22 ERA with a 1.03 WHIP. He’s had three […]

Red Sox-Padres Trade Rumors: Adrian Gonzalez to Boston?

UPDATE: The Red Sox have agreed in principle to acquire Adrian Gonzalez for RHP Casey Kelly, 1B Anthony Rizzo, and OF Reymond Fuentes. —- According to ESPN.com’s Gordon Edes, the Red Sox and Padres are discussing a mega-trade that would send long-coveted first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox for a slew of Red […]

Celtics: Look Before You Leap into the Chris Paul Bandwagon

Word on the street is that Chris Paul wants out of New Orleans, and he wants out now. Being one of the premier point guards in the league, if not the best, he’ll undoubtedly have no problem finding a gig in another city, should this request really solidify. It seems there’s a vibe going around […]

Celtics-Knicks Trade Rumors: Nate Robinson for Eddie House?

UPDATE (7:45 p.m. Wednesday): Eddie House went to Celtics practice on Wednesday, despite the fact there’s “strong possibility I’ll be traded tomorrow to New York.” He figured he’d practice in case the trade for Nate Robinson did not happen. “With that being said I have a bond with these guys and I’ll always have a […]

Celtics NBA Trade Rumors: Caron Butler, Amare Stoudemire

The Celtics have been involved in a lot of the hottest NBA rumors of the season, specifically involving Ray Allen. Danny Ainge has reportedly been interested in making the team’s core younger, and he has one of the most valuable assets in the NBA in Ray Allen’s expiring contract. Despite all the rumors surrounding the […]

Ray Allen Trade Rumors: Caron Butler and Antawn Jamison to the Celtics?

While it might seem a little far-fetched, the Celtics are again rumored to be in the midst of trade talks, and once again, Ray Allen’s name has been mentioned. However, the difference this time is that the Celtics might be getting themselves two All-Stars in the deal. Remember when the Washington Wizards used to be […]

Celtics to Trade Big Baby to Bobcats for Augustin?

The Celtics and Bobcats are reportedly talking a trade that would send Glen Davis to Charlotte for point guard D.J. Augustin. The two teams make a good match: the Bobcats have been looking for a power forward, while the Celtics have been looking for a legitimate backup point guard. Davis has had problems this season […]