The Reluctant General: Tom Brady’s Mystifying Late Career

These things just don’t happen. As any cultured Bostonian will convey, all great performances follow a rigid, three-act structure, culminating with a stirring finale. But...

Patriots trounce Eagles in preseason showdown

It’s only pre-season, so I don’t want to sound dramatic when I say that it is just too soon to see the Eagles and...

The Amazing Race: Contenders Double Down as Season Enters Final Push

Now, it gets good. Modern day prophet and hip-hop mega star, T.I. once said: “Life is like a chess move, you need to make your...

Decker has chance to become a big-name receiver again

The marriage between the New England Patriots and veteran wide receiver Eric Decker has been a long time coming. Since the 31-year-old left the...

Not Your Father’s Red Sox

Tonight, the Red Sox and Yankees—one of sports’ most storied rivalries—will face off at Fenway Park with the Red Sox potentially curb-stomping the Bombers...

Closing Time

Fearful of the jinx, I approach all of my Red Sox commentary—either written or ranting at the neighborhood watering hole—on the side of caution....

Watch: Smart Stays, Leonard Comes East

Josue Pavon, Josh Schafer, Colin Leddy, and Alex Barth have the hottest of takes on Kawhi Leonard, Marcus Smart and the Celtics, the red-hot...

Red Sox Deserve More Love

It’s July 20 in Boston and the Red Sox are the best team in major league baseball. Yet for some reason, there is...
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Tom Brady’s 2018 Best Buddies Football Challenge

Tom Brady brings his celebrity and philanthropy to the Best Buddies Challenge weekend in Boston and Cape Cod each year.  The weekend kicks off...

Priced out of the park

Walking through the gates of a major league ballpark to be greeted by the pristine greens and majestic browns, the patterns of the cut...

Futbol Frustration: The Persistent Apathy for American Soccer

The Beautiful Game. A sport defined by bicycle kicks, crosses, set pieces, and headers. And if none of those terms in the previous sentence elicit a...

Mystery Ram

When the Boston Red Sox decided to designate slugging first baseman Hanley Ramirez for assignment, the main feeling of many throughout New England was...

All-Star voting is the face of the Absurd

I was at the local watering hole, celebrating the start of my summer vacation—teaching high school does have its benefits and our schedules are...

Time to go for it all with Kawhi trade?

Another NBA offseason, another superstar asking for a trade. Danny Ainge and the Celtics were here last year with Kyrie Irving. Now...

The Sultan of Cynicism

If nothing else, growing up a Red Sox fan—pre-2004—has sharpened my proclivities for cynicism into a fine blade. Any situation, regardless of its promise,...
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Watch: Patriots drama and LeBron nonsense

Dirty Water Sports Live host Christian Arcand is joined by Jamal Burke and Sam Berger at The Greatest Bar with the latest on the...

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