Johnson poised to put it all together for Boston

February 25, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Trivia question: Who was the only Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in 2017? Hint: The same person who must might break camp as the fifth starter this season. View Full Game Coverage FORT MYERS, Fla. — Trivia question: Who was the only Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in 2017? Hint: The same person who must might break camp as the fifth starter…

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Adding Another Nash: Pros and Cons

The Boston Bruins have made a deal with the New York Rangers to acquire Rick Nash. To make the trade go through, the Bruins parted ways with Ryan Spooner, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Lindgren, their 2018 first-round pick, and 2019 seventh-round pick. This is definitely a hefty price, but it also shows that the Bruins are looking to win right now. With the record they possess thus far, it makes all…

February 25, 2018
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Bruins Sign Brian Gionta

The Boston Bruins have come to terms with veteran forward Brian Gionta on a one-year contract worth $700,000, the team announced Sunday. This news comes just a few short hours after the Bruins announced their blockbuster deal that saw a first-round pick, Ryan Spooner, Matt Beleskey and one of the team’s top prospects in Ryan Lindgren traded to the New York Rangers for Rick Nash. Bruins sign Brian Gionta to…

February 25, 2018
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Source: Contract language delaying J.D. deal

February 25, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The reason the Red Sox haven’t held a press conference yet to announce the signing of prized slugger J.D. Martinez is because some contract language is still being worked out as a result of findings from the physical, a source told MLB.com. There are no concerns about Martinez’s ability to play at full strength in 2018. The physical did reveal a potential medical issue that could…

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Keys to the Game: Celtics 121, Knicks 112

February 25, 2018

Key Moment The Boston Celtics held a lead for almost the entire second half of Saturday night’s game at Madison Square Garden, but the New York Knicks managed to stay within striking distance all the way up until the final two minutes of regulation. The C’s needed to make a devastating blow to shake off the persistent Knicks, and they got exactly what they were looking for at 1:55 mark…

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Sale throws 1st live BP, loving scaled-back ST

February 24, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A couple of hours before his team took the field for a Grapefruit League game against the Rays on Saturday, Red Sox ace Chris Sale was on Field 5 airing it out for his first live batting practice of Spring Training. In most other years, Sale would have made his first start at some point over this weekend. But the Red Sox are not only using…

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Bruins Shouldn’t Sign Gionta

Whenever a player is rumored to be on the market, there’s usually a fairly even split among fans regarding whether their team should acquire the player or avoid them like the plague.The latter remains true even if the acquisition comes with no risk. An example of this would be the Bruins potentially signing a veteran player like Jarome Iginla. As a 40-year-old who hasn’t played this season, a contract to…

February 24, 2018
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2/24 Game Preview: Celtics at Knicks

February 24, 2018

The New York Knicks picked up their defensive tenacity late against Orlando Magic on Thursday, resulting in a victory. Managing that against Orlando — tied with five other teams with the fewest wins (18) this season — is one thing, but that will likely not fly against visiting Boston on Saturday and against Golden State in the following game Monday. Orlando had 69 points by halftime before the Knicks (24-36)…

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Keys to the Game: Celtics 110, Pistons 98

February 24, 2018

Key Moment The Boston Celtics entered the All-Star break in a defensive funk, but they returned to action Friday night looking like the C’s of old. It appeared that the eight-day layoff, and the return of a key defensive cog, was just the recipe for a turnaround on that end of the floor, as Boston handed the Detroit Pistons a 110-98 defeat at Little Caesars Arena. Boston’s most promising defensive…

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LB David Harris anuncia su retiro

February 23, 2018

A través de un comunicado publicado por la agencia que lo representa (Sportstars), el linebacker David Harris anunció su retiro del football: “Después de 11 años de haber jugado el mejor de todos los deportes en equipo, al más alto nivel, es hora de anunciar mi retiro de la NFL”. Harris pasó sus primeras 10 temporadas con los Jets, llegando a los Patriots este pasado 2017. El veterano LB jugó…

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