Boston Sports News and Rumors

Patriots release Don Jones

Patriots release Don Jones Updated 3 hours ago
The Patriots found a spot on the roster for safety Don Jones against the Lions last week after making him a healthy scratch in Week 11, but Jones didn’t have the same luck this week. The team announced that they have released Jones, who has played in ni…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Packers defenders readying for chess match with Patriots

    Packers defenders readying for chess match with Patriots 4 hours ago
    The Packers and Patriots will square off at Lambeau Field on Sunday and the Packers Defense is preparing for as tough a test as they’ve faced this season. With tight end Rob Gronkowski back to full speed, the Patriots Offense has taken flight during the…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners 6 hours ago
    The Bills hope Marcus Thigpen is the answer to sparking their kick return game. It didn’t get the attention of Odell Beckham’s catch, but Dolphins CB Brent Grimes had an athletic interception last week. Patriots S Devin McCourty isn’t expecting too many…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Patriots vs. Packers preview

    Patriots vs. Packers preview 7 hours ago
    When: 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday. Where: Lambeau Field; Green Bay, Wisconsin. TV: CBS. In the quarterback world, they don't come much better than Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. And because Brady's New England Patriots and Rodgers' Green Bay Packers play in diffe…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Mark Sanchez felt plenty thankful on Thursday

    Mark Sanchez felt plenty thankful on Thursday 8 hours ago
    Until Thursday, putting Mark Sanchez and Thanksgiving together conjured up images of Sanchez running headlong into Brandon Moore’s rear end against the Patriots in 2012. Sanchez provided a much better Thanksgiving memory on Thursday in Dallas by leading…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Week 13 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 13 N.F.L. Matchups 8 hours ago
    This week’s games include a matchup at Lambeau Field between New England, the league’s hottest team, and Green Bay, the game’s best home team.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • For Celtics to Improve, Bradley Must Bear Down on D

    For Celtics to Improve, Bradley Must Bear Down on D 18 hours ago
    Avery Bradley, the Celtics' reputed defensive demon, has struggled in a big way on that end of the floor all year.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Patriots a road underdog

    Patriots a road underdog 19 hours ago
    Tom Brady and the Patriots underdogs once again this season. The Patriots will be a road underdog again, this time against the Packers. The Pack attackers are favored by 3 points over the Patriots. Here are the full odds for week 13. Monday Night Footba…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • THN Analytics: comparing NHL greats with new historical data

    THN Analytics: comparing NHL greats with new historical data 21 hours ago
    For many decades, the comparison of great NHLers has primarily been in the hands of storytellers, a case of trophies, or a rudimentary set of statistics. The concerted efforts of a community of researchers, The Hockey Summary Project, has helped open us…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop

    Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop Nov 27 (yesterday)’s Craig Custance recently listed his top-20 NHL unrestricted free agents for 2015. What’s notable about Custance’s list, apart from the lack of genuine superstar talent in next summer’s UFA market, is that it’s dominated by defensemen. The nota…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Yankees must counter Boston's big moves

    Yankees must counter Boston's big moves Nov 27 (yesterday)
    With the Red Sox already deep into their offseason makeover, it's time for the Yankees to make a splash -- perhaps by signing Jon Lester -- to show that they are committed to being in the mix for the 2015 AL East title.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Police check Hernandez home for sneakers

    Police check Hernandez home for sneakers Nov 27 (yesterday)
    Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he's charged in.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners Nov 27 (yesterday)
    Donte Whitner’s not backing off comments he made about Buffalo and the Bills. The Dolphins aren’t fooling themselves about the late-season danger of the Jets. Patriots special teamer Matt Slater is thankful for a new contract. The Jets fans who buy bill…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Rob Gronkowski's SportsCenter Conversation 03:12

    Rob Gronkowski's SportsCenter Conversation

    Nov 28
    Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski talks about silencing the doubters after his past two injury-riddled seasons, his one-handed catch against Denver, and Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s spectacular catch.
  • Video - Clash Of The Titans 06:43

    Clash Of The Titans

    Nov 28
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Packers or the Patriots will win their first matchup with both Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers as starting quarterbacks.
  • Video - Cold Hard Facts 01:59

    Cold Hard Facts

    Nov 27
    Tedy Bruschi gives his opinion on Robert Griffin III's benching, the key for the Broncos in Kansas City and the first time for Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers to face off as starters.
  • Video - Reiss' PAT: Thanksgiving Edition 05:09

    Reiss' PAT: Thanksgiving Edition

    Nov 27
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss previews New England's Sunday matchup against the Green Bay Packers, catches up with cornerback Logan Ryan, and examines some of the Pats' recent injuries.

Sports Columnists

  • James Harrison is Back

    Nov 28
    Interesting weekend of football, starting with the two marquee games Thursday, and two big ones Sunday: New England at Green Bay in the late-afternoon national window, and Denver at Kansas City on Sunday night. You’ll hear much about those games, and no…
  • Should RG3 Be QB2?

    Nov 26
    By Peter King I think Washington coach Jay Gruden made a mistake benching Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy. I say that with the full understanding that Griffin is awful right now. “He has the yips,” says Chris Cooley, the analyst on the team’s …
  • A Football Feast

    Nov 26
    Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
  • Patriots-Packers showdown highlights quality post-Thanksgiving feast -- Jo…

    Nov 26
    John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.