Boston Sports News and Rumors
As he starts his second stint with the Patriots, running back LeGarrette Blount says he’s glad to be back with a coach he trusts. Blount, who had well-publicized problems getting along with coaches in prior stops during his career, said after getting cu…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Sox reportedly offer Sandoval five-year dealMLB.com 1 hour agoThe Red Sox could have the lead in the bidding for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, with The Boston Globe reporting on Saturday that the club's five-year, $95 million offer may give it the edge over the Giants and Padres. The club has not commen…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 10 hours agoThe Boston Red Sox have offered free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval a five-year, $95 million contract, the Boston Globe reported Friday night.Upvote Share TweetThe Celtics' defensive issues worsened in Friday night's loss against the Memphis Grizzlies.Upvote Share Tweet
Dennis Seidenberg beats Sergei Bobrovsky from center icethehockeynews.com 13 hours agoIt used to be that every time the now-retired Detroit Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom wound up from center ice, looking like he was about to dump the puck in, that opposition goaltenders had to be on watch. More than once he had beaten goaltenders from that s…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 16 hours agoInclement weather has led to the cancellation of the Buffalo Sabres home contest against the New York Rangers on Friday, turning a four game NHL slate into three. It’s not the first postponement the NHL has had, and it certainly won’t be the last. With …Upvote Share Tweet
Injury report: OL Cameron Fleming out vs. LionsESPN.com 19 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots rookie offensive lineman Cameron Fleming (ankle/finger) has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Lions. Fleming played a major role in the Patriots’ run game last Sunday against the Colts, as he was used…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions trying to pull one of the bigger surprises of Belichick’s tenureprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoThe Patriots are seven-point home favorites Sunday vs. Detroit. That may not sound like a lot of points — just a touchdown and an extra point. But with the Patriots, those seven points can seem like 70. According to Spreadapedia.com, and as noted for “T…Upvote Share Tweet
Rob Gronkowski fined $8,268 for bouncer moveprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoRob Gronkowski is going to have to work a lot of weekends as a bouncer to make up for this one. The league office tells PFT that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness during last week’s game against the Colts. The …Upvote Share TweetOne day you're the hero. Another day you're the oversleeping goat. That's what kind of week it was for new Patriots phenom Jonas Gray.Upvote Share Tweet
Colts rule out Dwayne Allen and Gosder Cherilusprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe Colts will face the Jaguars on Sunday without two players who have caught 13 of the 28 touchdown passes that Andrew Luck has thrown this season. Running back Ahmad Bradshaw won’t play again this season after fracturing his fibula against the Patriot…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoAs the Lions prepare to face Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday, they know expecting any one player — linebacker, safety or cornerback — to stop him is unrealistic. “It’s a team effort,” Lions free safety Glover Quin said, via Josh Katzenstein …Upvote Share Tweet
Holt past concussion, looking ahead to 2015MLB.com Nov 21 (yesterday)A late-season concussion aside, one of the few bright spots for the Red Sox in 2014 was the play of Brock Holt, who came out of nowhere to contribute all over the diamond. Holt is now concussion-free, and he is going through his offseason as planned.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)Six Bills were listed as limited on the team’s theoretical practice report. DE Dion Jordan has been a versatile piece for the Dolphins since his return from suspension. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork is expecting a tough fight with the Lions. The Jets aren’t…Upvote Share Tweet
Revis calls Megatron a man among boysprofootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis will do battle with Lions receiver Calvin Johnson on Sunday in one of the league’s premiere individual matchups. Revis says he expects to have a big challenge on his hands. “He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see i…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots Are People, Too: Brian Tyms Wants To Be Green Lanternboston.com Nov 21 (yesterday)Brian Tyms is a goofy guy who looked up to Randy Moss as a child and wishes he could slap defensive backs away with a giant green hand.Upvote Share Tweet
Week 12 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Nov 21 (yesterday)This week’s games feature a test for the Cardinals, who have been snubbed by the oddsmakers against the Seahawks despite their superior record.Upvote Share Tweet
Khokhlachev's SO Goal Lifts BruinsNov 21Alexander Khokhlachev scored the shootout goal that lifted the Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
Gasol Fuels GrizzliesNov 21Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points in the Grizzlies' 117-100 win over the Celtics.
'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. New England PatriotsNov 21The "Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 12 matchup between the Detroit Lions and New England Patriots.
Reiss' P.A.T: Catching Up With RevisNov 20ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss sits down with cornerback Darrelle Revis, breaks down LeGarrette Blount's return to New England and previews Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions.
‘The Opportunity To Do Something Special’Nov 21Follow 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
Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow 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