Unless the New England Patriots want to roll with an undersized and undermanned secondary — like the olden days — they’re going to have to move on to their next option at cornerback with Aqib Talib heading to the Denver Broncos. Whether the Patriots are willing to pay for Darrelle Revis, or take the discount […]
Aqib Talib is leaving the New England Patriots for the enemy. The former Patriots cornerback reached an agreement on a six-year, $57 million contract with the Denver Broncos, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal has $26 million guaranteed. Talib spent part of 2012 and all of 2013 with the Patriots after being traded […]
There were nine seconds left in the game, the Indiana Pacers were comfortably ahead and the Boston Celtics essentially had conceded defeat. Yet David West did a weird thing. He dunked. It might be small in the big scheme of things, since West’s slam didn’t change the ultimate outcome in the Celtics’ 94-83 defeat on […]
Final, Pacers win 94-83: It was sort of weird to see David West throw down a wide-open dunk with nine seconds left and the Boston Celtics clearly conceding defeat. But whatever. It didn’t affect the end result. The Indiana Pacers (47-17) snapped a four-game losing streak with David West scoring a game-high 24 points, but […]
12:46 p.m.: The Chargers signed former Colts running back Donald Brown to a three-year deal. The Raiders signed former Raiders tackle Austin Howard, the New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta reports. 11:27 p.m.: The Broncos have reportedly agreed to a deal with Aqib Talib. 10:31 p.m.: Ware will visit with the Broncos, NFL Media’s Albert Breer reports. 10:30 […]
The New England Patriots lost Aqib Talib to the Denver Broncos, which reopens the possibility of them acquiring cornerback Darrelle Revis. Revis wants to play for the Patriots, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports. Revis can be acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Patriots can also wait for Revis to be […]
The loss of Dennis Seidenberg to a season-ending injury left a huge void in the Boston Bruins’ defensive corps.
The Boston Bruins will look to record their sixth straight win Wednesday night, while hoping to avoid their sixth consecutive loss to the Montreal Canadiens.
John Lackey made his Boston Red Sox spring training debut on Tuesday in a split-squad game against the Miami Marlins. The veteran pitcher gave up two runs in 2 and 2/3 innings of work. Miami defeated Boston 5-4. It was Lackey’s first game for Boston since he won the World Series-clinching Game 6 against the […]
SAN FRANCISCO – Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle at the center of the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers. The Dolphins announced the deal Tuesday night on the first day of NFL free agency. Martin’s move cross country brings him back to the Bay Area to be reunited with his […]
The Brooklyn Nets will sign veteran center Jason Collins for the remainder of the 2013-14 season on Saturday after his second 10-day contract expires, ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc Stein report, citing multiple sources. The team signed Collins on Feb. 23 to a 10-day contract to add depth to their frontcourt, but sources told Youngmisuk and Stein that the […]
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington might have been ejected from a spring training game and fined two years ago, but it was MLB who ended up paying for it in the end. In 2011, Washington was fined $200 when he was tossed out of a game following Adrian Beltre’s ejection. Washington responded in an awesome […]
Missing Ontario Hockey League player Terry Trafford’s body was found in his car in a Michigan parking lot on Tuesday, Michigan State Police confirmed. Trafford, a 20-year-old forward for the Saginaw Spirit, was last seen March 3 at the Dow Event Center, the team’s home arena. The Toronto native was sent home by his team […]
The second round of the 2014 NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series powered by iRacing will be live streamed on NESN.com and at iRacing.com/live beginning at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday.
A Nets towel boy almost got run over by Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough during the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game in Brooklyn. Hansbrough stole the ball and started a fast break when the boy was wiping the floor around midcourt, and when the kid realized what was happening, he quickly dove to the […]
The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t add any major pieces to their roster at the NHL trade deadline, but help is still on the way. Top prospect Teuvo Teravainen, a Finnish center who was selected by Chicago with the No. 18 pick in the 2012 NHL draft, is going to join the Blackhawks when his SM-liiga (Finland’s […]
Diego Costa turned those frowns at the Vicente Calderon Stadium upside down by scoring a sensational goal on Tuesday. In the third minute of Atletico Madrid’s UEFA Champions League game against AC Milan, Costa flew through the air — in the kung-fu tradition — and volleyed Koke’s cross past AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati. Costa’s […]
The San Francisco 49ers have acquired quarterback Blaine Gabbert from the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a sixth-round pick, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports, citing sources. Gabbert, who was the 10th overall pick of the 2011 draft, struggled mightily with his play and with injuries during his three seasons in Jacksonville. The quarterback compiled a 5-22 record as a […]
Buffalo Sabres winger Cory Conacher decided on wearing No. 88 when he was picked up from Ottawa off waivers on March 5, but not before he consulted a fellow player in the NHL who also sports those same digits. Conacher, who wore 89 while with the Senators and Tampa Bay, could’ve continued on with that […]
We shouldn’t expect any major changes to the NHL rulebook to come out of the annual general managers meetings, which conclude Wednesday in Boca Raton, Fla. However, two small adjustments likely to be recommended to the league’s competition committee are wider faceoff hashmarks and punishing players who cheat on the draw by pushing them back […]