David Ross Chalks Up Red Sox-Orioles Altercation As ‘Baseball Stuff’

David Ross Chalks Up Red Sox-Orioles Altercation As ‘Baseball Stuff’

BOSTON — Red Sox catcher David Ross suffered two concussions last season and missed more than two months. So when a couple of pitches whizzed by his head in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, he understandably was a bit flustered. Orioles starter Bud Norris threw two high-and-tight pitches as Ross […]

Jonathan Herrera’s Bat-Handling Key; Other Notes From Red Sox’s Win

Jonathan Herrera’s Bat-Handling Key; Other Notes From Red Sox’s Win

BOSTON — The Red Sox pulled out another close one Saturday. The Red Sox have won three of their last four games, and all three wins have been nail biters. Boston’s victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday required a clutch hit in the seventh inning. Saturday was a rather eventful game — particularly from […]

Matt Calvert’s Double-Overtime Goal Gives Blue Jackets First-Ever Playoff Win (Video)

Matt Calvert’s Double-Overtime Goal Gives Blue Jackets First-Ever Playoff Win (Video)

The Columbus Blue Jackets captured their first playoff win in franchise history Saturday night, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in double-overtime in Game 2 of their first-round series. The Blue Jackets qualified for the playoffs for the first time in the 2008-09 season, but they lost four consecutive games to the Detroit Red Wings, who eventually fell […]

Watertown Police ‘Finish Strong’ 5K Marks Anniversary Of Lockdown (Video)

Watertown Police ‘Finish Strong’ 5K Marks Anniversary Of Lockdown (Video)

A year ago, the residents of Watertown, Mass. were locked inside their homes while the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was going on right in their backyards. Now, 365 days later, the scene couldn’t be more different as the citizens celebrated their resilience and strength on the first anniversary of the manhunt with […]

Rogue Squirrel Interrupts Play During Phillies-Rockies Game (Video)

Rogue Squirrel Interrupts Play During Phillies-Rockies Game (Video)

Squirrel commentary was a thing during Saturday night’s Philadelphia Phillies-Colorado Rockies game. During the third inning, a squirrel ran onto the infield at Coors Field, causing play to be stopped multiple times and hilarity to ensue. The players and umpires stood and watched until it was a safe distance away from the action, and the television announcers had […]

Emerson College Students’ ‘Boston Strong’ T-Shirts Raise Over $1M For One Fund (Video)

Emerson College Students’ ‘Boston Strong’ T-Shirts Raise Over $1M For One Fund (Video)

Emerson College students Christopher Dobens and Nicholas Reynolds simply wanted to do something to help the city of Boston following the Boston Marathon bombing, but they had no idea that their plan would blossom into something so colossal. The pair of students, along with graduate Lane Brenner, created the “Boston Strong” T-shirt campaign with the hope of […]

Bruins’ Game 1 Loss To Red Wings Filled With Bright Spots (Video)

Bruins’ Game 1 Loss To Red Wings Filled With Bright Spots (Video)

The Boston Bruins dropped Game 1 of their playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings 1-0, but despite the outcome, the tight game was actually filled with plenty of positives for the Black and Gold. With Matt Bartkowski, Kevan Miller, Daniel Paille, and Chris Kelly all sidelined for the first game with injuries, Jordan Caron, Corey Potter, […]

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Get Dissed By Toronto Tabloid (Photo)

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Get Dissed By Toronto Tabloid (Photo)

The Brooklyn Nets may have beat the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their playoff matchup Saturday, but one Toronto tabloid still got its laughs. Saturday morning’s Toronto Sun featured a front-page photo of Brooklyn’s Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett with the headline “Raptors Vs. Dinosaurs.” They got in another one-liner with the subheadline, which […]

Donald Trump, Jon Bon Jovi, Jim Kelly Among Prospective Buyers Of Bills

Donald Trump, Jon Bon Jovi, Jim Kelly Among Prospective Buyers Of Bills

What do Donald Trump, Jon Bon Jovi, and Jim Kelly have in common? All of their names have come up as prospective buyers of the Buffalo Bills, as reported by The Associated Press. The future of the Bills has been up in the air following the death of owner Ralph Wilson. His wishes to sell the team rather […]

Bobby Shuttleworth Makes Late PK Save To Preserve Road Point Against Fire

Bobby Shuttleworth Makes Late PK Save To Preserve Road Point Against Fire

The New England Revolution stole a point from the Chicago Fire on Saturday afternoon, preserving a 1-1 road draw. The Fire grabbed an early one-goal lead when Quincy Amarikwa squeezed his shot past Bobby Shuttleworth in the 16th minute. But it didn’t take long for the Revs to strike back, as Lee Nguyen buried the […]

Brock Holt Giving Boston Red Sox Much-Needed Boost Since Recall

Brock Holt Giving Boston Red Sox Much-Needed Boost Since Recall

BOSTON — Brock Holt is doing his job. The Red Sox recalled Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday in the hopes he would spark the bottom third of Boston’s order. Holt has done that in each of his first two games, even ripping a game-winning triple in the Red Sox’s 4-2 victory over the Baltimore […]

Blake Griffin Fouls Out, Douses Warriors Fan With Water (GIF)

Blake Griffin Fouls Out, Douses Warriors Fan With Water (GIF)

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin wasn’t a happy camper after fouling out in the fourth quarter of his team’s first playoff game against the Golden State Warriors, and one innocent fan can attest to that. After getting whistled for his sixth foul on Saturday, Griffin was making his way to the Los Angeles bench […]

Shane Victorino Tests Hamstring In First Rehab Game With Pawtucket

Shane Victorino Tests Hamstring In First Rehab Game With Pawtucket

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino began his rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. Victorino, who hasn’t appeared in a major league game this season because of a Grade 1 hamstring strain he suffered in the Red Sox’s final spring training contest, batted three times and played six defensive innings in right field for […]

John Lackey Gives Mike Napoli A Head Rub During Saturday’s Red Sox Game (GIF)

John Lackey Gives Mike Napoli A Head Rub During Saturday’s Red Sox Game (GIF)

Close friendships between teammates have become a defining characteristic of the Boston Red Sox. Team chemistry was even a huge factor in their 2013 World Series run. So maybe John Lackey was just trying to strengthen that chemistry when he took the time to give Mike Napoli a pretty strong head rub in the dugout during the bottom […]

Blues’ David Backes Dazed After Taking High Hit From Brent Seabrook (Video)

Blues’ David Backes Dazed After Taking High Hit From Brent Seabrook (Video)

The heightened level of physical play during the first-round playoff series between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues reached its peak during the third period of Saturday’s game, with each team losing an important player on one play. Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook delivered a vicious hit on Blues captain David Backes during Game 2 […]

Nationals Manager Matt Williams Benches Bryce Harper For ‘Lack Of Hustle’ (GIF)

Nationals Manager Matt Williams Benches Bryce Harper For ‘Lack Of Hustle’ (GIF)

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams made an example out of star outfielder Bryce Harper during Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Harper was benched prior to the seventh inning for “lack of hustle,” Williams told reporters after the game. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Harper hit a routine groundball back to […]

Milan Lucic Fined $5K By NHL For Spearing Red Wings’ Danny DeKeyser

Milan Lucic Fined $5K By NHL For Spearing Red Wings’ Danny DeKeyser

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic was fined $5,000 by the NHL for spearing Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser at the end of the second period of Detroit’s 1-0 Game 1 victory. Lucic was skating behind DeKeyser when the incident occured. He speared him in the groin as the period was coming to a close, but […]

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