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Bill Walker Returns to Celtics

Bill Walker just got an early Christmas gift. After a successful nine games with NBA D-Leage Maine Red Claws, the swingman has been recalled to the Celtics to add depth. Walker will join the team for its trip to Orlando. Walker missed most of training camp with a torn meniscus. In nine games for the […]

Yankees Bolster Rotation with Trade for Vasquez

The Yankees and Red Sox have renewed an arms race that rivals the cold war of late. The latest acquisition came today as the Yankees have traded OF Melky Cabrera to the Braves for RHP Javier Vasquez. Vasquez pitched for the Yankees in 2004 and had a successful 2009 in Atlanta, posting 238 strikeouts and […]

Lester Hudson Assigned to Red Claws

It looks as though Bill Walker will have another familiar face around the Maine Red Claws locker room. For a few games at least. Celtics rookie Lester Hudson will be playing three games for the Red Claws this week as Doc Rivers feels he needs some playing time. Hudson, a rookie from Tennessee-Martin, has played […]

Red Sox Sign John Lackey to 5-year Deal

Multiple sources are reporting the Red Sox have agreed in principle to sign free agent pitcher John Lackey to a five-year deal worth around the same dollars as A.J. Burnett’s contract with the Yankees signed last year (which was $82.5 million). News broke earlier that the Sox had administered a physical with Lackey, which gave […]

Brady Has Baby Boy; Moss, 3 Others Late for Practice

For a Wednesday, it’s been a pretty eventful day at One Patriot Place in Foxboro. Earlier today, it was announced that Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen welcomed a baby boy into the world. People.com reported the story and Brady confirmed at a press conference this morning. Reports are mother and son are doing well, […]

Patriots Choke Away Lead, Lose to Dolphins 22-21

You thought the Patriots had a good chance of winning when they went up 14-0. You thought they had a better chance of winning when in the second quarter Tom Brady hit Wes Welker for a 58 yard pass play to the Miami 15. You thought they had a great chance of winning when Brady […]

Maine Red Claws Beat Springfield Armor 102-79

Professional basketball made it’s debut in Maine Friday night as the Maine Red Claws held their home opener at the newly renovated Portland Exposition Building. In front of Celtics GM Danny Ainge, NBA great Dave Cowens and a sold out crowd of 3,100, the Red Claws used a balanced scoring attack which saw eight players […]

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United States Draw Leaves No Excuses

Four years ago the United States was placed in the Group of Death at the World Cup, which included 2010 participants Italy and Ghana. Last summer, the U.S. was placed in an extremely difficult group at the Confederations Cup which included Brazil and Italy. On Friday, lady luck finally shined upon the stars and stripes […]

Maine Red Claws Open Tonight, Complete with Live Blog

Tonight begins a new era in Maine sports as the NBA D-League comes to Portland for the first time. The Maine Red Claws will host their first ever home game at 8pm as they play the Springfield Armor at the Portland Expo. The city has been buzzing for nearly a year since the announcement of […]

Saints Roll Over Patriots 38-17

The Patriots sure aren’t doing a good job at protecting their undefeated regular season streak. Behind five touchdowns from Drew Brees, the Saints obliterated the Patriots defense from the opening drive and scored their 11th consecutive win of the season, 38-17. After the Patriots took a 7-3 lead on a Laurence Maroney touchdown in the […]

Boston University Beats Indiana 71-67

Let’s get two things straight. First, this is not Bob Knight’s Indiana University Hoosiers. Gone are the days of dominant basketball in Hoosierville and the red and white no longer strike fear in the hearts of their opponents. However, secondly, beating such a prestigious program – and with a top of the line coach like […]

London Patriots Game Update: Wembley Stadium Atmosphere

SoB’s Jeff is live in London for the Patriots-Buccaneers game for the next couple days. Be sure to check back for more updates, including pictures. People from across the United States, the United Kingdom, and the world ascended upon Wembley Stadium in London as the Patriots took care of business against the now 0-7 Bucs. […]

London Patriots Game Update: Setting the Scene

SoB’s Jeff is live in London for the Patriots-Buccaneers game all weekend. Be sure to check back for more updates. London is abuzz with Boston accents, Budweiser, and flying Elvis’. From the moment I arrived at Boston’s Logan Airport for our Virgin Atlantic flight to Heathrow, Patriots fans have been in my sight. Hundreds of […]

Patriots Release Tully Banta-Cain

It’s moves like this that make even the most loyal Patriots fan wonder what goes through Bill Belichick’s mind. The Patriots released Tully Banta-Cain today, who was tied for the team lead with three sacks. It’s possible this is just a temporary move but it’s still bizarre to see a productive member of the defense […]