1. Boston Red Sox: Could Jonathan Papelbon Benefit from Addition of Another Pitch?

    Jonathan Papelbon 's recent "struggles" in Boston have been well documented. Between his increasing contact and walk rate, and his penchant to occasionally melt down in dramatic ...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 851 reads 6 comments

  2. What Will Dan Wheeler's Role Be With the 2011 Boston Red Sox?

    For the Boston Red Sox , this offseason has been quite momentous. They landed Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford, the two best available offensive (and two of the best defensive) players...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,067 reads 7 comments

  3. Celtics Vs. Lakers: Kobe Drops 41, But Celtics Handily Defeat LA 109-96

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 109-96 Sunday afternoon to improve to 36-11 (0.766) on the season. They currently hold the best record in the Eastern Conference by 3...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 2,037 reads 79 comments

  4. MLB Power Rankings: Which AL East Team Had the Best Offseason?

    MLB Power Rankings: Which AL East Team Had the Best Offseason? The American League East is arguably the most talented and competitive division in all of baseball. This offseason was no different...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,072 reads 14 comments

  5. Boston Celtics: 4 Scenarios We've Yet To See This Season

    Despite a number of injuries, it's been a great year so far for the Boston Celtics. They currently sport a 33-10 record (0.767), second in the NBA only to the spurs (37-7) and the best in the Eastern Conference by 2...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,102 reads 22 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: 13 Bold Predictions for the 2011 Season

    Boston Red Sox: 13 Bold Predictions For The 2011 Season You'd be hard pressed to find a team who did more to significantly alter their look this offseason than the Boston Red Sox...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 7,669 reads 15 comments

  7. Boston Celtics: Shaquille O'Neal Has Become 'The Big Target' for NBA Refs

    Shaquille O'Neal has always done things big. Whether it's his status as one of the most dominant big men in the history of the NBA, his physical stature (7'1'', 325 pounds) or ...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 952 reads 10 comments

  8. Celtics Vs Pistons: The Big Shamrock Vintage, Jesus Shuttlesworth Clutch in Win

    Celtics ss Pistons—It wasn't pretty, but the Boston Celtics eked out an 86-82 victory at home against the visiting Detroit Pistons. This was the third time the Celtics have matched up with Detroit, and the C's now lead the season series 2-1...

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  9. Magic vs. Celtics: Kevin Garnett Returns To Action, Ray Allen Leaves in C's Win

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 109-106 on Monday night to improve to 31-9 on the season and 19-3 at home. They have now won three games in a row and sit atop the Eastern Conference, above the Miami Heat by two games...

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  10. Boston Red Sox: Clay Buchholz Is Due For Another Sub–3.00 ERA in 2011

    Last year, Clay Buchholz was one of the bigger surprises in baseball. In his first full season on the MLB level, he finished with a 17-7 record, 2.33 ERA (second in the AL), and a 1...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,009 reads 16 comments

  11. Rafael Soriano Signs With New York Yankees: The Pros and Cons of the Deal

    Rafael Soriano has signed a three-year, $35 million dollar deal according to multiple reports . The former Ray was 45-48 in save chances in 2010, which led the AL...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,565 reads 9 comments

  12. Rasheed Wallace Rumors: Why He Won't Be Playing for the Celtics in 2011

    Recently, rumors of a Rasheed Wallace return to the Boston Celtics have surfaced. Before 'Sheed officially retired at the end of last season, there was plenty of speculation that ...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 3,649 reads 5 comments

  13. Mike Cameron Content With Backup Role, Could Be Main Component for 2011 Sox

    Last week, WEEI's Alex Speier reported that Mike Cameron had no wish to leave Boston . Despite an offseason that clearly puts Cameron as the fourth OF on a solid outfield—both ...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 284 reads 3 comments

  14. Celtics-Raptors: Luke Harangody Has Career Night as Boston Routs Toronto

    Luke Harangody posted the first double-double of his young NBA career, recording 17 points on 8-for-11 shooting and 11 boards this Friday night. The Celtics decimated the Toronto Raptors 122-102 en route to their 28th victory of the season...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 538 reads 2 comments

  15. Celtics vs. Spurs: Rajon Rondo Dishes 22 Assists, Records Triple-Double

    In one of the best games to be played this year without a doubt, the Boston Celtics defeated the San Antonio Spurs 105-103 Wednesday night at the TD Garden. The Celtics now move to 27-7 on the season and 15-2 at home...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 2,878 reads 30 comments

  16. Max Ramirez, Former Texas Ranger Top Prospect, Claimed By Boston Red Sox

    Max Ramirez is on his way to Boston , according to MLB .com's T.R. Sullivan. The move comes after the Rangers designated the former top catching prospect for assignment in order to make room for Brandon Webb and Arthur Rhodes...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,878 reads 11 comments

  17. Unheralded Ball Efficiency Makes Pats Odds-On-Favorites For Super Bowl XLV

    Last Sunday, a funny thing happened: The New England Patriots turned the ball over. The normally elusive Danny Woodhead was not able to escape the grasps of Miami Dolphins ...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,063 reads 4 comments

  18. January Shaping Up To Be Tall Task for Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics are about to embark on one of the toughest stretches of the season. In the month of January, the Celtics have 16 games in 29 days, starting and ending on the ...

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  19. Rajon Rondo Absence Looms Larger Than KG's; Celtics Lose on New Year's Eve

    The Celtics lost 83-81 to the New Orleans Hornets This Friday, New Year's Eve. It marked their second straight loss, and third in the last four games. In what has become a disturbing trend, Celtics players have begun hitting the deck like flies...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 1,142 reads 30 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox and Hideki Okajima Close To Completing One-Year Deal

    Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe is reporting that the Boston Red Sox are close to finalizing a one year deal that would bring the left-handed reliever back to Boston for one more year...

    Dan Hartel Written by Dan Hartel about almost 4 years ago 425 reads 6 comments

  21. Kevin Garnett Injured: Questions Raised for the Boston Celtics If KG Misses Time

    Kevin Garnett suffered a right leg injury during the first quarter of the Celtics' eventual 104-92 loss to the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills...

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  22. New Year's Resolutions For The Boston Celtics in 2011

    As 2010 winds to a close, people all over the globe begin to resolve themselves towards certain things—losing weight, giving more to charity, and becoming a better person are ...

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  23. Boston Red Sox: Complete 25-Man Roster Projections for Next Season

    As the Patriots and Celtics roll, the snow piles on and the Gonzalez/Crawford acquisitions finally begin to set in as reality, baseball seems a long way away...

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  24. Rajon Rondo To Miss Multiple Weeks with Sprained Left Ankle

    Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge confirmed on Thursday that Rajon Rondo will miss "a couple of weeks" after suffering a sprained left ankle in a 118-116 win over the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden...

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  25. Bobby Jenks Reportedly Agrees to Two Year Deal with Boston Red Sox

    Bob Jenks has agreed to terms on a two year, $12 million contract with the Boston Red Sox , ESPN's Buster Olney reports...

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