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U.S. Soccer: After the Gold Cup, Where Do We Go from Here?

The United States men’s soccer team did what it was supposed to do, making it to the Gold Cup Final. Right? Jozy Altidore and Stuart Holden both were not available for the final due to injury, or it would have been a different game. Right? Steve Cherundolo’s injury was a deathblow and the U.S. was […]

Liverpool FC – An Introduction to a Red Sox Town

As most people on the east coast slept Wednesday morning, a vote was taking place more than 3,000 miles away, which could have a significant effect on the most beloved franchise in Boston. By a vote of 3-2, the Board members of Liverpool Football Club approved the sale of the most successful soccer franchise in […]

NFL Owners OK New Playoff Overtime Rules

For as long as most young fans for remember, the NFL’s overtime system has been a head scratcher. The team who wins the coin flip won more often than not and many times one team never even got a chance to handle the ball. That will now change..well, sort of. Today, the NFL owners voted […]

Ben Watson Signs with Browns

The Patriots search for a new tight end just got a little more important as Ben Watson has signed with the Cleveland Browns. The deal is reportedly worth $12 million over three years. The deal also includes more than $6 million guaranteed. Watson was drafted in the first round by the Patriots six years ago […]

Patriots Sign Wilfork to Contract Extension

The Patriots finally ponied up the dough for the key logjam in their defense, as the team and NT Vince Wilfork have agreed on a contract extension. After weeks of speculation which included a franchise tag, the two sides have come together and the Patriots have secured the most important piece of their defense. The […]

Patriots Tender Mankins, Gostkowski and Woods

In an expected move, the Patriots tendered offers on OL Logan Mankins, kicker Stephen Gostkowski and linebacker Pierre Woods today. Here’s the explanation from ESPNBoston.com: By placing a tender on a restricted free agent, a team establishes the compensation it would receive if the player is signed to an offer sheet by another team and […]

Patriots Sign David Patten

An old friend is coming back to New England. The Patriots announced via their Twitter feed today that the team has sign wide receiver David Patten to an undisclosed contract. Patten, 35, played for the Patriots from 2001-2004 and won three Super Bowls with the team. He caught 165 passes for 2,513 yards and 16 […]

Randy Moss’ Last Year in New England?

In the midst of the true dead season for the NFL, Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss has made headlines in suggesting this will probably be his last year playing for New England. Moss – whose contract expires at the end of the 2010 season – suggested Saturday that he doesn’t expect the Patriots to re-sign […]

Stallworth Signs with Ravens

The wide receive carousel around the NFL has begun as former Patriots wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth has agreed to a one-year deal with the Ravens.  Stallworth’s base salary will be $900,000, with another $300,000 worth of incentives. The move comes after a tumultous month which has seen Stallworth be reinstated after serving jail time only […]

Report: Randy Moss Had Separated Shoulder

Multiple outlets are reporting that Randy Moss played much of the 2009 regular season with a separated shoulder. Moss apparently sustained the injury against the Broncos in Week 5. In fairness, he was listed on the injury report (shoulder) since November. ESPNBoston.com first reported the story. The only reason Moss’ injury has come to light […]

Report: Welker Tears ACL and MCL

According to a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has a torn ACL and MCL. If true, he would obviously be done for the season. More tests will be done tomorrow. Welker was hurt on the Patriots fourth offensive play of the day today against the Texans and came off […]

Maine Red Claws Hold Off Iowa Energy

Portland, ME – The Maine Red Claws were hoping to end their inaugural calendar year with a signature win. Behind five players in double figures, the Red Claws held on for a 95-88 win over the Iowa Energy. The Energy came into the game with just a single loss and were on top of the […]

Maine Red Claws Blow By Bakersfield 105-82

Portland, ME – It turns out the hectic journey for Celtics rookie Lester Hudson wasn’t so important. The Maine Red Claws used a big first half run and high percentage shooting in the first half to run away from the Bakersfield Jam, 105-82. It was a balanced attack from the Red Claws, who had five […]

Maine Red Claws vs. Bakersfield Jam Live Blog

Maine Red Claws vs. Bakersfield Jam

Maine Red Claws Live Blog – 1pm Today

Just a heads up, we’ll be live blogging the Maine Red Claws vs. Bakersfield Jam NBA D-League match up today from the Portland Expo. Bill Walker is up with the Celtics now but there is still plenty of talent on the Red Claws. Bakersfield is led by former Louisville star Reece Gaines. For those in […]