Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins Should Boost Patriots’ Red Zone Offense Against Ravens (Mailbag)

Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins Should Boost Patriots’ Red Zone Offense Against Ravens (Mailbag)

It always seems to come down to the Patriots and Ravens. This season is no…

Shane Vereen Should See Even More Playing Time in Second Week Back As Patriots Prepare for Shootout With Broncos

Shane Vereen Should See Even More Playing Time in Second Week Back As Patriots Prepare for Shootout With Broncos

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s OK to feel as though you’re getting cheated this weekend. Sunday…

Shane Vereen Likely to Be Eased Into Patriots’ Offense After Missing Nine Weeks With Wrist Injury (Mailbag)

Shane Vereen Likely to Be Eased Into Patriots’ Offense After Missing Nine Weeks With Wrist Injury (Mailbag)

FOXBORO, Mass. — Since Shane Vereen broke his wrist against the Bills in Week 1, Nov. 18…

Shane Vereen Will Have Huge Impact on Patriots’ Offense As Tom Brady Has Missed Third-Down Running Back (Mailbag)

Shane Vereen Will Have Huge Impact on Patriots’ Offense As Tom Brady Has Missed Third-Down Running Back (Mailbag)

The Patriots couldn’t be entering the bye week at a better time. Players are banged…

David Ortiz’s World Series Speech a Reflection of Red Sox’ Character as Much as Slugger’s Leadership

David Ortiz’s World Series Speech a Reflection of Red Sox’ Character as Much as Slugger’s Leadership

There’s going to be a celebration in Boston within the next couple of days. We…

Jeff Green’s Inconsistency, Celtics Injury Forecast Present Major Questions in Uncertain Season

Jeff Green’s Inconsistency, Celtics Injury Forecast Present Major Questions in Uncertain Season

The Celtics’ last preseason game drew more than 15,000 fans to TD Garden last week,…

Alfonzo Dennard, Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower Experiencing Second-Year Jump for Patriots (Mailbag)

Alfonzo Dennard, Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower Experiencing Second-Year Jump for Patriots (Mailbag)

FOXBORO, Mass. — It seems like the storylines for this year’s Patriots season have stayed…

Junichi Tazawa Must Return to Early-Season Form, Regain Status As Trusted Member of Red Sox’ Bullpen

Junichi Tazawa Must Return to Early-Season Form, Regain Status As Trusted Member of Red Sox’ Bullpen

See you later, regular season. Hello, playoffs. And hello, playoff mailbag. The Red Sox finished…

Patriots’ Secondary Helping Out Pass Rush, But Defensive Backs May Need Help Against Falcons (Mailbag)

Patriots’ Secondary Helping Out Pass Rush, But Defensive Backs May Need Help Against Falcons (Mailbag)

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots have certainly had their fair share of struggles this season,…

Red Sox Should Keep Foot on Gas for Rest of Regular Season, As Playoff Schedule Allows for Plenty of Rest

Red Sox Should Keep Foot on Gas for Rest of Regular Season, As Playoff Schedule Allows for Plenty of Rest

The Red Sox have taken the American League East crown. That means it’s all playoff…

Ben Cherington’s Vision With Red Sox Represents a Breath of Fresh Air for Annoying Baseball Debate

Ben Cherington’s Vision With Red Sox Represents a Breath of Fresh Air for Annoying Baseball Debate

It’s the final mailbag of the regular season. Let that sink in for a minute….

Jon Lester, John Lackey Should Get First Starting Spots As Red Sox Set Postseason Rotation

Jon Lester, John Lackey Should Get First Starting Spots As Red Sox Set Postseason Rotation

It’s getting close to the time when the only thing left between the Red Sox…

Chandler Jones, Aqib Talib Have Patriots’ Defense Looking at Top 10 Ceiling If Starters Can Stay Healthy

Chandler Jones, Aqib Talib Have Patriots’ Defense Looking at Top 10 Ceiling If Starters Can Stay Healthy

Patriots writer Doug Kyed takes some questions.

Clay Buchholz’s Return May Mean Trip to Bullpen for Felix Doubront or Ryan Dempster

Clay Buchholz’s Return May Mean Trip to Bullpen for Felix Doubront or Ryan Dempster

The cavalry is coming, and it’s just in time for the stretch run. For the…

Joe Maddon’s Managerial Magic Makes Rays the Biggest Challenge for Playoff-Hopeful Red Sox in Final Stretch

Joe Maddon’s Managerial Magic Makes Rays the Biggest Challenge for Playoff-Hopeful Red Sox in Final Stretch

It’s nearing September in Major League Baseball, and that means a playoff push for the…

John Farrell Hasn’t Been Perfect In-Game Manager, But Red Sox Skipper Still Deserves Ton of Credit for Turnaround

John Farrell Hasn’t Been Perfect In-Game Manager, But Red Sox Skipper Still Deserves Ton of Credit for Turnaround

The Red Sox had an interesting week. It was also a productive week. When the…

MLB Expanded Replay Can Only Help, Despite Need to Speed Games Up

MLB Expanded Replay Can Only Help, Despite Need to Speed Games Up

The Red Sox have been the victim of their share of blown calls this year,…