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Live Blog: Red Sox vs. Seattle, Friday April 29

Live Blog: Seattle 5, Boston 4. The Mariners beat the Red Sox 5-4 Friday night. Read on for a full live blog of the game… Pregame: Which Matsuzaka will we get tonight– the dominant one of his last two starts, or the guy who was slapped all over the park by the Cleveland Indians? The […]

Poll of the Week: Who Do You Hate More, the New York Knicks or the Montreal Canadiens?

The NBA and NHL playoffs are under way and the local teams are matched up with longtime rivals in the first round. The Bruins face their nemeses, the Montreal Canadiens, while the Celtics square off against the New York Knicks. With the season on the line, the rivalries are hotter than ever. Which of these […]

Special Emergency Crisis Poll of the Week: The Red Sox Are Winless!

After an off-season of high expectations, the Red Sox have started miserably, losing their first four games of the season, and sit tied with Tampa for last place in the division, four games behind the Orioles.

Poll of the Week: How Will the Red Sox Blow It This Year?

Baseball season’s about to start, and many experts– Sports Illustrated, among others– have predicted the Red Sox to win 100 games and the World Series. But these are the Red Sox, who have infamously found agonizing ways to blow their season many times in the past. What will go wrong this year to ruin their […]

Poll of the Week: Who Gets the El Guapo Award for the Fattest Red Sox Player?

The Red Sox have a long tradition of players with weight issues, best exemplified for Rich “El Guapo” Garces, the popular tubby 1990’s relief pitcher. Guapo’s long gone, but which current Red Sox player do you think is the fattest?

Poll Of The Week: What Do You Think Of The Celtics’ Trades?

At the NBA trading deadline, the Celtics surprised everyone by trading off 5 players, including Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson in exchange for Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic, a draft pick, and cash. They also dealt away Luke Harangody, Semih Erden and the injured Marquis Daniels. Just for reference: The other Kendrick Perkins.

Poll of the Week: 2011 NBA All-Star Game

This weekend in Los Angeles, the league’s best players…and an injured Yao Ming…will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the All-Star Game.

Poll of the Week: Who Do You Like in the Beanpot?

The Beanpot college hockey tournament is a Boston institution, an annual tournament where the four biggest hockey schools in the Boston area face off. This year’s final takes place Monday night, featuring Boston College against Northeastern for the championship, while Boston University faces Harvard in the consolation game.

Poll Of The Week: Super Bowl XLV

The Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl on Sunday, defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25.

Poll: Andy Pettitte Retirement

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees will reportedly announce his retirement Friday. After 16 years in the majors, he finishes with a 240-138 record and a 3.88 ERA. We have to ask…

Marc Savard Diagnosed with Another Concussion

Bad news for the Bruins: Marc Savard’s injury has been diagnosed as another concussion. Savard was slammed into the boards on Saturday by former teammate Matt Hunwick, and had to be helped off the ice. He returned to Boston to be examined, while the team flew on to Los Angeles for Monday’s game against the […]

So, IS Tom Brady an A-hole?

Noted etiquette expert and New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie sparked controversy this week when he called New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady an “a**hole” for allegedly pointing to the Jets sideline after a touchdown during New England’s 45-3 victory in Week 13. “Everybody’s seen the tape of him pointing and taunting at the sideline […]

Hey Hey Hey, It’s Matt Albers!

The Red Sox have apparently agreed to sign Orioles cast-off reliever Matt Albers. (Or have they?) In his career, the soon-to-be-28-year-old Albers is 15-25 with a 5.11 ERA. He’s struggled with control, walking 149 batters in 317.1 innings. Given his ugly numbers, is he merely spring training cannon-fodder, or does he have a chance to make […]

Live Blog: Bruins 3, Flyers 0

The Bruins defeat the Flyers 3-0, with an impressive performance, especially from the NHL’s leading goaltender, Tim Thomas (who did not play at all as the Bruins choked away that infamous lead in the playoffs last season.) It was a nice win, but no one had better say that a December win does anything to […]

Senators Shut Out Bruins 2-0, Hand B’s 4th Loss in Five Games

The Bruins dropped their fourth game in their last five, and fell to third place in their division, as Ottawa’s Brian Elliott stonewalled them with a 2-0 31-save shutout. Boston goalie Tim Thomas lost for the first time this season his record dropped to 8-1-0. Erik Karlsson and Daniel Alfredsson scored for the Senators, who […]