Boston Bruins’ Top Line Picks Perfect Time To Break Out In Game 4 Win

Boston Bruins’ Top Line Picks Perfect Time To Break Out In Game 4 Win

The Boston Bruins’ forward depth is a point of pride, but there are times they lean on their top talent like every other team. Yet the Bruins’ top line entered Game 4 on Thursday against the Detroit Red Wings having tallied just one goal through the first three games. That skid ended, as they finally […]

Brock Holt Optioned To Pawtucket; Will Middlebrooks Ready To Return

Brock Holt Optioned To Pawtucket; Will Middlebrooks Ready To Return

BOSTON — Brock Holt’s reward for playing well in his seven games with the Red Sox is a trip back to the minors. The Red Sox have optioned Holt to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for third baseman Will Middlebrooks, according to manager John Farrell. Middlebrooks has been on the disabled list since April 6 […]

CC Sabathia Propels Yankees To 14-5 Win Over Red Sox (Video)

CC Sabathia Propels Yankees To 14-5 Win Over Red Sox (Video)

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 14-5 Thursday night at Fenway Park behind a stellar offensive performance and a strong game from starting pitcher CC Sabathia.

Cubs’ Wrigley Field Cake Wasn’t Eaten, Was Thrown In Dumpster (Photo)

Cubs’ Wrigley Field Cake Wasn’t Eaten, Was Thrown In Dumpster (Photo)

Remember that 400-pound Wrigley Field cake that the Chicago Cubs had made for the historic ballpark’s 100th birthday? Well, here it is as of Thursday morning: After the game at Wrigley against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, the cake was taken to a Cubs charity fundraiser at the Field Museum. That’s where the dumpster comes in. […]

Wally The Green Monster Performs ‘Wally Wave’ With Fenway Fans (Video)

Wally The Green Monster Performs ‘Wally Wave’ With Fenway Fans (Video)

The Wally Wave is taking over Fenway Park. Wally the Green Monster knows how to start a party, even when it requires bringing together Boston Red Sox fans and New York Yankees fans. The loveable Red Sox mascot has gotten everyone on the same page for years, and his new dance, the Wally Wave, has […]

Bruins-Red Wings Live: B’s Win 3-2 In Overtime, Head Home With 3-1 Series Lead

Bruins-Red Wings Live: B’s Win 3-2 In Overtime, Head Home With 3-1 Series Lead

Final, Bruins 3-2: The Bruins have won the hockey game. Jarome Iginla is going to be credited with the winning goal, as he tipped in a shot from the point to give the B’s the win and a 3-1 series lead as the series heads back to Boston. Overtime, 10:17, 2-2: The Bruins’ first line just had […]

Jason Collins Featured On Cover Of TIME’s Most Influential People (Photo)

Jason Collins Featured On Cover Of TIME’s Most Influential People (Photo)

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins is featured on a cover of TIME’s 2014 Most Influential People issue. Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton wrote an article for the piece that describes her experiences with Collins dating back to when she attended school alongside him at Stanford University. “I met Jason Collins when we were freshmen at Stanford,” Clinton […]

NFL Will Discuss Expanded Playoffs, Longer PATs At Owners’ Meetings

NFL Will Discuss Expanded Playoffs, Longer PATs At Owners’ Meetings

NEW YORK — The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners’ meetings next month in Atlanta. Commissioner Roger Goodell told a gathering of Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday that a vote is uncertain on the proposal to add two teams to the postseason. Should the owners vote on the increase in May, Goodell […]

Sammy Sosa Wants To Make Amends With Cubs After 10 Years Of Tension

Sammy Sosa Wants To Make Amends With Cubs After 10 Years Of Tension

After the Chicago Cubs neglected to invite Sammy Sosa to Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, the retired slugger expressed his desire to reconcile with the Cubs organization. “I should have been there; I would have liked to have been there,” Sosa told ESPN Deportes. “The Cubs know where to find me, and I hope to have the chance to […]

John Lackey Gave Best Performance Of Season In Win Over Yankees (Video)

John Lackey Gave Best Performance Of Season In Win Over Yankees (Video)

John Lackey was brilliant in the Boston Red Sox’s 5-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Patrick Kane Gets Asked If He’s Ever Scored An Overtime Game Winner (Video)

Patrick Kane Gets Asked If He’s Ever Scored An Overtime Game Winner (Video)

Patrick Kane’s Stanley Cup-winning goal in overtime against the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010 was a beauty. As For The Win pointed out, even sports fans who aren’t necessarily NHL fans have probably seen it on some type of highlight reel. Kane is well-known for scoring that goal. So when Peggy Kusinski of NBC Chicago asked Kane if Wednesday […]

Red Sox-Yankees Live: New York Steamrolls Boston 14-5 In Series Finale

Red Sox-Yankees Live: New York Steamrolls Boston 14-5 In Series Finale

Final, Yankees 14-5: Finally, the beatdown has ended. The Red Sox turned in a sloppy performance in the series finale as the Yankees rolled to a 14-5 victory at Fenway Park. Boston produced just four hits and committed five errors in the blowout loss. Felix Doubront certainly wasn’t helped by his defense, but he turned […]

Shane Victorino’s Return Strengthens Boston Red Sox In Several Ways

Shane Victorino’s Return Strengthens Boston Red Sox In Several Ways

BOSTON — Shane Victorino’s return strengthens the Red Sox in several ways. Victorino, who was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, should greatly improve the Red Sox’s outfield defense, provide offensive consistency and add a little extra energy to a team that has endured some struggles while opening its World Series defense. In essence, […]

Will Middlebrooks Expected To Rejoin Boston Red Sox’s Lineup In Toronto

Will Middlebrooks Expected To Rejoin Boston Red Sox’s Lineup In Toronto

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s lineup finally is taking shape. Outfielder Shane Victorino was activated off the 15-day disabled list before Thursday’s game against the New York Yankees, and third baseman Will Middlebrooks isn’t far behind. Middlebrooks is expected to be activated off the DL this weekend when the Red Sox play the Blue Jays […]

Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts Fined For Hard Hit To Lebron James’ Neck

Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts Fined For Hard Hit To Lebron James’ Neck

Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts’ wallet just got a little lighter thanks to a nasty hit to LeBron James’ neck during Wednesday night’s Game 2 against the Miami Heat. The NBA fined McRoberts $20,000 for the hit, which was initially ruled a personal foul but was upgraded to a Flagrant 2 foul. The ruling was announced […]

David Moyes Fired Live: Ryan Giggs In Charge, As Manchester United Seeks New Boss

David Moyes Fired Live: Ryan Giggs In Charge, As Manchester United Seeks New Boss

7 p.m. Thursday: NESN.com soccer editor Marcus Kwesi O’Mard and Manchester Evening News football correspondent Rob Dawson discussed all you need to know about Manchester United’s managerial upheaval and speculated about what the near future will bring to the club on Thursday. Listen to the podcast here. 7 p.m.: Player-coach Ryan Giggs will lead Manchester […]

Dave McGillivray Ran His 42nd Boston Marathon After Hours For Team MR8

Dave McGillivray Ran His 42nd Boston Marathon After Hours For Team MR8

Boston Athletic Association race director Dave McGillivray ran his 42nd Boston Marathon on Monday for Team MR8 to benefit the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, but he started a few hours after all the other runners had finished. McGillivray began running the course at 7 p.m. after a long day of supervising marathon procedures. He was accompanied by […]

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