LA Tanking Is There for the Taking

Fasten your seat belts, NBA fans. Tanking season is here! We are roughly half way through the 2017-2018 NBA season. With...

No pardon for Porcello

As a general rule, I try not to speak ill of fellow paisans. It’s not a good look, and you can never really know...

The Buch Stops Here

Sometimes the only way to get through one of Clay Buchholz's outings, is if someone hides the remote in some unreachable narnia (the workout room...

E-Rod Could Be Deadline Acquisition Needed

There’s been a lot of talk about how the Red Sox will bolster their mediocre pitching staff at the July 31 trade deadline. But...

Time to earn some respect in Atlanta

With tip-off just hours away, let's get down to brass tacks with this Boston-Atlanta playoff showdown. The Hawks and Celtics are very similar teams in...

2016 Season Was Full of Surprises

And just like that, another regular season in the books. Now it's time to actually start paying attention to the Patriots and get involved....

Is the NFL Working to Make a Deflategate Deal with Tom Brady?

Could a deal to end Deflategate be in the works? According to The Wall Street Journal, the NFL and the Players Association are working toward an agreement...

ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth on how the Celtics can take control of the series against...

When the NBA on ESPN comes to town, you can usually find Cassidy Hubbarth on the sidelines. Hubbarth is an NBA television veteran, hosting...

Belichick Might Be Running a Different Free Agency Route This Time

The Patriots 2016 season is shaping up to be yet another year where Tom Brady has brand spanking new wideouts in his offense. With the cuts...
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Hanley Hears a Who!

He sees you hatin' when he rollin'. https://twitter.com/AdamMKaufman/status/745788782469853184 Before Hanley Ramirez was tuning you out, he was apparently was tuning in. After the embattled Ramirez belted home...

Refuse to Lose: New England’s Improbable Super Bowl Run

I don’t get it. Even when the Patriots aren’t supposed to be as good, they’re great. I’m reading the complete Harry Potter series for the...

The Dirty Dozen: Belichick confirms Brady is the G.O.A.T, Kimbrel slaps teammates on the...

Some random thoughts while waiting for spring to get here.   12   Bill Belichick never gives us an inside look at his thought process of...

Dirty Water Sports Live: Patriots-Titans Deep Dive

Watch Christian Arcand, Jamal Burke, and Sam Berger live from The Greatest Bar in Boston breaking down Saturday night's Patriots-Titans divisional playoff showdown. ...

Dirty Dozen: Patriots ♥ Celtics, Price, Porcello, and More

Some thoughts while wishing I were boarding a plane for the Boston baseball-basketball doubleheader in Atlanta.   12   https://twitter.com/Sean_McAdam/status/724788980273811457 Don't look now, but Rick Porcello has been...

Stronger in the long run

Did you write an obituary for your beloved Boston Celtics? A eulogy? Were you holding a vigil or saying prayers? For those who did,...

Orsillo needs to move on

I read with interest Steve Buckley’s piece in the Herald with Don Orsillo yesterday. Don is still unhappy that Red Sox management, specifically Tom Werner,...

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The Future Is Now… Uncertain

Don’t look now. Or perhaps, don’t look at all. Seemingly out of nowhere, Boston's venerable sports teams find themselves in a torrid state of upheaval....

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