Boston Sports News and Rumors
Well, now we know why the Patriots traded for linebacker Akeem Ayers. The Pats won’t have Chandler Jones for a while. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, Jones suffered a hip injury against the Jets on Thursday night. He’s expected to …Upvote Share Tweet
David Ortiz surprises military personnel with World Series ticketsyahoo.com 1 hour agoBoston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been a postseason hero several times over during his potentially Hall of Fame worthy career. This year, though, with his Boston Red Sox long eliminated from the October scene, he's changing his role up in order to hel…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts add Olympian Jeff Demps to practice squadprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Colts are adding some speed to their practice squad. Jeff Demps, who won a silver medal as a member of the U.S. Olympic 4×100-meter relay team, has signed with the Colts’ practice squad. Alternating between track and football for years, Demps has sp…Upvote Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few thoughts on the New England Patriots agreeing to a trade with the Tennessee Titans for linebacker Akeem Ayers, pending a physical (you can find the Titans' perspective here): Low-risk, depth-based move. Last year, when the Pat…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockstar Rask: Bruins goalie lights up the stagethehockeynews.com 5 hours agoThere are a lot of things you may not know about Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. For instance, he’s got a habit of taking shootout losses poorly. He also served in the Finnish military. Also, did you know Rask has beaten every single team in the NHL at l…Upvote Share Tweet
Hernandez on track for May double-murder trialESPN.com 5 hours agoFormer New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial in Boston on two murder charges.Upvote Share Tweet
Vereen brothers are ready for battleESPN.com 6 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It will be a family affair for Patriots running back Shane Vereen when his team hosts the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Vereen's younger brother Brock is a safety on the Bears, and Sunday marks their first time playing against each other…Upvote Share Tweet
James Young is Ready to Play Catch-Up After Hamstring Injuryboston.com 6 hours agoCeltics rookie James Young has recovered from a hamstring injury that sidelined him over the last couple weeks. Now, he's looking to make an impact on a crowded roster.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoNearly four days removed from the trade that sent receiver Percy Harvin from Seattle to the Jets, several confusing issues remain. For example, if the Seahawks had become sufficiently fed up with Harvin that they would have cut him if they couldn’t have…Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Will Waive Four Players in First Round of Cutsboston.com 8 hours agoThe Celtics took the first step in trimming down their training camp roster on Tuesday, announcing Erik Murphy, Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford, and Tim Frazier will be waived.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Brady's Son Ben Spills the Beans on Patriots Quarterback's Halloween Costumeboston.com 9 hours agoTom Brady and his son Ben will get into the Halloween spirit later this month as the pair will dress as characters from the movie "How To Train Your Dragon."Upvote Share Tweet
#@%! ... Brandon LaFell Won't Be Winning Any High School Spirit Awards for His Unfortunate Wardrobe Malfunctionboston.com 10 hours agoBrandon LaFell may want to look in the mirror the next time he leaves the house.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoA weekly look at what the New England Patriots must fix: With the Chicago Bears coming to town, it's a good week to highlight the importance of turnovers because the Bears give the ball up almost as much as any team in the NFL. Only the Jaguars (15) and…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: JetsESPN.com 11 hours agoA weekly look at what the New York Jets must fix: If third down is the money down, the Jets are a cash-poor defense. The Jets have allowed a league-high 11 touchdowns on third down, a season-long problem that bit them again in last Thursday night's 27-2…Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Top Nets In Shortened GameOct 19Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
Bruins Shut Out SabresOct 18Niklas Svedberg recorded 32 saves in the Bruins' 4-0 win over the Sabres.
Celtics Deal For Will BynumOct 17Chris Forsberg discusses the deal that sent center Joel Anthony from Boston to Detroit in return for guard Will Bynum.
Are The Patriots In Trouble?Oct 17Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss their level of concern for the Patriots following New England's narrow victory over the Jets.
Sources: Vucevic, Magic agree to extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…