1. MLB Trade Rumors: 4 Reasons Why the Boston Red Sox Won't Acquire Carlos Beltran

    The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching and rumors are swirling around a deal involving the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets . The centerpiece is a familiar name, as the Red Sox have long coveted Carlos Beltran ...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 2,335 reads 9 comments

  2. NFL Trade Rumors: 8 Trades That Won't Happen and for Good Reason

    When the NFL transaction freeze is finally lifted there will be a frenzy of activity within the league. Months and months of speculation and rumor churning will turn into legitimate and tangible trades and free agent signings...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 3,494 reads 18 comments

  3. New England Patriots: A Positive Spin on James Harrisons' Despicable Rant

    You won't find me proclaiming a multitude of positives resulting from the tirade Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison went on recently...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 3,240 reads 80 comments

  4. New England Patriots Rookies: Expectations Adjusted for Effects of Lockout

    Like it or not the lockout is still on-going and it's effects will continue to be felt once it's lifted. The NFL offseason has been a sham thus far as none of the annually scheduled events have taken place...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,705 reads 30 comments

  5. New England Patriots: A Guide to the 2011 Free Agency Period

    Speculating on whom the New England Patriots may sign or pursue throughout free agency is a little easier than guessing who they'll draft, but not by much...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,939 reads 4 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: 10 Possible Acquisitions in the Second Half

    No matter how strong their lineup seems heading into the season, the Boston Red Sox find themselves searching for answers every year prior to the MLB trade deadline...

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  7. NFL Trade Speculation: 5 Far-Fetched Offers To Pry Tom Brady from the Patriots

    The NFL has been locked out for nearly 130 days, and the labor negotiations have wreaked havoc on the scheduled offseason events...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,060 reads 10 comments

  8. Julian Edelman: New England Patriots Wideout Will Emerge in 2011

    The 2010 season can be filed under the lost category if you're Julian Edelman . The former standout quarterback at Kent State dealt with injuries and a lack of playing time for much of the year...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,178 reads 11 comments

  9. Fantasy Football: Projecting the Value of the 2011 New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots annually find themselves in the hunt for division and conference championships and they can help you win championships of your own if you're selective enough...

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  10. NFL Trade Rumors: Reggie Bush and the 9 Least-Appealing Players Up for Grabs

    Despite the lockout, speculation on free agency along with possible trades has been alive and well this offseason. Many reports and debate have focused on the most highly-touted players available, but this will be a different type of exercise...

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  11. NFL Trade Speculation: 5 Star Players Who Could Be on the Trading Block in 2012

    The NFL labor dispute has dragged on for nearly four months now after the NFLPA de-certified in March, leading the league to lock out the players in response. The 2011 offseason has been unlike one we've ever seen...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 2,777 reads 21 comments

  12. NFL Free Agency Speculation: James Jones and 10 Backups Ready to Start

    James Jones' future in Green Bay depends completely on the fate of four-year players once free agency is initiated. If it were up to Jones, he'd be on his way out, despite the team's Super Bowl win...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 8,560 reads 53 comments

  13. New England Patriots: Logan Mankins and 5 X-Factors for 2011

    For a team coming off a 14-2 regular season, the New England Patriots have a considerable amount of uncertainty surrounding the prospects of the 2011 season...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 4,338 reads 14 comments

  14. 2011 NFL Free Agency Speculation: The 10 Best Backup QBs on the Market

    Labor negotiations between NFL owners and players have progressed rapidly and rather smoothly as of late , producing much optimism about the fate of the 2011 season. A new collective bargaining agreement would likely allow for free agency to begin...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 3,843 reads 9 comments

  15. Wes Welker and 3 Other Starters the New England Patriots Could Lose in 2012

    Wes Welker 's production in New England has been second to none. The wide receiver was recently ranked the 50th-best player in the NFL by his peers and for good reason...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 2,208 reads 25 comments

  16. Dustin Pedroia of Boston Red Sox Avoids Surgery, for Now

    Sean McAdam of Comcast Sports is reporting via his twitter that Dustin Pedroia will avoid knee surgery and could even return to the lineup tomorrow. The Boston Red Sox second baseman had his knee examined by Dr...

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  17. New England Patriots Rookies Learning the Ropes Under Veteran Supervision

    The New England Patriots wrapped up three consecutive days of player-organized workouts last Friday. While the workouts were intended to be closed to the media and the public, much was observed from the outskirts of Boston College's Alumni Stadium...

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  18. Update: Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia Will Not Need Surgery

    UPDATE: Dustin Pedroia will avoid surgery for now, but cartilage damage may complicate matters in the future. The Boston Red Sox could be without Dustin Pedroia for at least a month if it's determined that the second baseman requires surgery...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 547 reads 2 comments

  19. New England Patriots: Mathias Kiwanuka and 5 Possible Pass Rushing Additions

    For New England Patriots fans, the NFL lockout has reduced the offseason to weekly updates on the length of Tom Brady 's hair and stories covering Bret Lockett's supposed fling with supposed celebrity Kim Kardashian...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,461 reads 23 comments

  20. MLB Free Agents: The 5 Worst Contract-Year Pitchers Since 2006

    Much has been made of the importance of the contract year or “walk year” in Major League Baseball. These scenarios can make or break a player’s ability to break the bank in free agency...

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  21. Kevin Faulk Practicing with Patriots, Will He Retire?

    The last few years have truly been tough to watch as many New England Patriot greats have hung up their cleats and called it a career. Troy Brown, the Patriots ' all-time leader in receptions, retired prior to the 2008 season...

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  22. Boston Red Sox: Carl Crawford and 5 Players Most Responsible for Hot Streak

    What a difference a month can make in the baseball universe. The Boston Red Sox will begin the month of June with a 30-26 record, good enough for second place in the American League East...

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  23. 2011 MLB Trade Speculation: 4 Possible Moves for the Boston Red Sox

    The sky isn't falling in Boston after all. After getting off to the one of the worst starts in franchise history, the Boston Red Sox have not only rebounded, but they've worked their way from worst to first in the American League East standings...

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  24. New England Patriots: 5 Young Defensive Players Ready to Make an Impact

    Six years have passed since the New England Patriots last hoisted the Vince Lombardi trophy in 2004. Much of the veteran defensive core of the Super Bowl era have since departed...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 2,956 reads 4 comments

  25. The Nate Solder Effect: Projecting the New England Patriots Offense Line

    To fully understand how rookie first-rounder Nate Solder will fit into the 2011 equation for the Patriots , one must first understand the complexity of the current depth chart...

    Aaron  Dodge Written by Aaron Dodge about over 3 years ago 1,370 reads 17 comments