John Farrell, Boston Red Sox React To Michael Pineda’s Pine Tar Ejection

John Farrell, Boston Red Sox React To Michael Pineda’s Pine Tar Ejection

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s overall stance on Michael Pineda’s pine tar use can best be summarized with a resounding, “C’mon, man.” Pineda, who was questioned for allegedly using pine tar in his start against Boston on April 10, was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday’s Red Sox-Yankees game for having pine tar on […]

Michael Pineda’s Pine Tar Snafu Overshadows John Lackey’s Awesomeness

Michael Pineda’s Pine Tar Snafu Overshadows John Lackey’s Awesomeness

BOSTON — Long after New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda was sent to the showers to scrub the residue smeared all over the side of his neck, Red Sox starter John Lackey wrapped up one of his best performances in a Boston uniform. Pineda’s stupidity actually might be the more impressive feat, as his blatant […]

Bruins Looking For Another Fast Start In Game 4 Against Red Wings (Video)

Bruins Looking For Another Fast Start In Game 4 Against Red Wings (Video)

The Boston Bruins dominated the first period of Tuesday night’s Game 3 by scoring two goals in a six-minute span against the Detroit Red Wings. The early scoring took the Joe Louis Arena crowd out of the game and allowed the Bruins to relax and play their physical style of hockey that wears down opponents […]

Lakers Star Nick Young Throws Awful First Pitch At Dodger Stadium (Video)

Lakers Star Nick Young Throws Awful First Pitch At Dodger Stadium (Video)

The always-entertaining Los Angeles Lakers star Nick “Swaggy P” Young threw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night. But as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ video below says, Young put “a little too much swag” into the pitch, completely overthrowing it and hitting the backstop. Young should do everyone in Los Angeles a […]

Umpire Gerry Davis: Michael Pineda Didn’t Offer Explanation For Pine Tar

Umpire Gerry Davis: Michael Pineda Didn’t Offer Explanation For Pine Tar

BOSTON — Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejected Yankees starter Michael Pineda in the second inning of New York’s game against the Red Sox on Wednesday for having a foreign substance located on his neck. Pineda was questioned after his April 10 start against the Red Sox for allegedly having pine tar on his throwing […]

Michael Pineda On Pine Tar Incident: ‘It Won’t Happen Again’ (Video)

Michael Pineda On Pine Tar Incident: ‘It Won’t Happen Again’ (Video)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park for using pine tar.

Corey Perry, Antoine Roussel Fight In Ducks-Stars Game 4 (GIF)

Corey Perry, Antoine Roussel Fight In Ducks-Stars Game 4 (GIF)

Antoine Roussel is quickly becoming one of the most hated players in the NHL, and with the Dallas Stars up 4-2 late in the third period of Wednesday night’s Game 4, Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry had enough of him. The two players dropped their gloves for a rare playoff fight. It was a pretty […]

Blue Jackets Tie Game 4 With Last-Minute Goal, Beat Penguins In OT (GIFs)

Blue Jackets Tie Game 4 With Last-Minute Goal, Beat Penguins In OT (GIFs)

The Columbus Blue Jackets were 22 seconds away from facing a 3-1 first-round series deficit in Wednesday night’s Game 4 when they tied the score with a goal to force overtime. With less than 30 seconds left in regulation, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury mistakenly left his net to play the puck below the goal line. He wasn’t […]

Sources: Austin Seferian-Jenkins Hosted By Patriots On Pre-Draft Visit

Sources: Austin Seferian-Jenkins Hosted By Patriots On Pre-Draft Visit

The New England Patriots hosted Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins on a pre-draft visit on Wednesday, according to sources. Seferian-Jenkins won the Mackey Award, given out to the best tight end in college football, in 2013 after catching 36 passes for 450 yards and eight touchdowns. The 6-foot-6, 262-pound tight end’s best season came in 2012 […]

Twins’ Chris Colabello Hits Home Run While His Mom Is Interviewed (Video)

Twins’ Chris Colabello Hits Home Run While His Mom Is Interviewed (Video)

Minnesota Twins designated hitter and Framingham, Mass. native Chris Colabello gave his mother the perfect birthday gift. Silvana Colabello was watching her son play against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night, which also happened to be her birthday. As she was being interviewed by Fox Sports, Chris hit a two-run home run off […]

Oakland A’s Accused Of Not Paying Rent At O.co Coliseum For Five Years

Oakland A’s Accused Of Not Paying Rent At O.co Coliseum For Five Years

The Oakland Athletics’ effort to remain in their namesake city has had its ups and downs, but it may have just hit a serious snag. The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority issued a statement Wednesday about the negotiations with the team on a 10-year lease at the O.co Coliseum. Both the team and the Coliseum Authority have a […]

NHL Suspends Matt Cooke 7 Games For Hit On Avalanche’s Tyson Barrie

NHL Suspends Matt Cooke 7 Games For Hit On Avalanche’s Tyson Barrie

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke, the NHL’s dirtiest player, was suspended for the sixth time in his career Wednesday. Cooke received a seven-game ban for a dangerous knee-to-knee hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie during Monday’s Game 3 in Minnesota. The hit will force Barrie, who’s arguably Colorado’s best blueliner, to miss 4-6 weeks with an MCL […]

Richard Sherman: Double Standard Exists Between Race, Fighting In Sports

Richard Sherman: Double Standard Exists Between Race, Fighting In Sports

Fights occur in nearly 30-percent of hockey games, and no one bats an eyelash, but Richard Sherman believes the reaction would be much different if there was as much hand-to-hand violence during a football game. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback said Wednesday during a panel on “Social Capital of the Savvy Athlete” at Harvard Business School that a […]

Red Sox-Yankees Live: John Lackey Overpowering As Boston Rolls 5-1

Red Sox-Yankees Live: John Lackey Overpowering As Boston Rolls 5-1

Final, Red Sox 5-1: John Lackey gave the Red Sox exactly what they needed Wednesday. Lackey pitched eight innings of one-run ball after back-to-back short outings by Clay Buchholz and Jon Lester taxed the Boston bullpen. Lackey gave up seven hits but was in complete control, striking out 11 Yankees hitters while featuring an overpowering […]

Patriots’ Week 10 Bye Week Comes In Tough Stretch Of 2014 Schedule

Patriots’ Week 10 Bye Week Comes In Tough Stretch Of 2014 Schedule

Get ready to stay up late this season, New England Patriots fans. The Patriots have five prime-time games on their 2014 schedule. They play the Kansas City Chiefs Week 4 on Monday night, Cincinnati Bengals Week 5 on Sunday night, New York Jets Week 7 on Thursday night, Indianapolis Colts Week 11 on Sunday night […]

Ex-NBA Star Tracy McGrady Makes Sugar Land Skeeters’ Opening Day Roster

Ex-NBA Star Tracy McGrady Makes Sugar Land Skeeters’ Opening Day Roster

Tracy McGrady’s dreams of becoming a professional baseball player are coming true. The ex-NBA star signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League. “It’s an honor to be a part of this club,” McGrady said in a statement released by the team, as reported by Fox Sports. “To be […]

Dante Exum Ideal Fit For Celtics In Intriguing 2014 NBA Draft (Podcast)

Dante Exum Ideal Fit For Celtics In Intriguing 2014 NBA Draft (Podcast)

The Boston Celtics’ season is finally, mercifully, over. Now the real fun begins. The lottery-bound Celtics appear to have a busy offseason ahead of them as team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge begins the turnaround portion of his rebuilding. Brad Stevens toiled through his first season without complaint, but the decorated college coach can only […]

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