1. Boston Red Sox: Theo Epstein Should Stick with the Kids

    Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and Matt Garza. All of these names have been thrown around as potential targets for the Red Sox in this year's trading deadline. You never know what to believe with pre-deadline rumors...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 467 reads 6 comments

  2. New England Patriots: Is There Any Reason To Let Logan Mankins Walk?

    As the NFL lockout seemingly comes to an end, the two biggest things on the minds of Patriots fans are the pass rush and whether or not the Pats will be able to sign Logan Mankins to a long-term deal...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 356 reads 4 comments

  3. How the Hell Did Roger Clemens Skate?

    I can't believe it. Roger Clemens beat the rap, and it wasn't due to the merits of the case. How the hell did this happen? At this point, I don't even mind that he was named in the Mitchell Report...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  4. Derek Jeter: Exactly How Good is the New York Yankees Captain?

    Congrats to Derek Jeter on getting his 3,000th hit. Initially I was surprised no other Yankee reached that milestone, but after you think it over it makes sense. Babe Ruth played a chunk of his career as a pitcher and Lou Gehrig died young...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 1,273 reads 4 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: Don't You Wish You Could Cut the Dead Money from the Roster?

    It's a huge relief to see Mike Cameron leave the Red Sox and sign with the Marlins. He was old, couldn't stay on the field and did a terrble job as Jason Bay's replacement...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  6. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Exorcizing the Boston Bruins' Demons

    "I HAVE EXORCIZED THE DEMONS! This house is clear!" Ace Ventura, Pet Detective The vital scene of Ace Ventura putting Lois Einhorn in her place has bounced around my head ever since the Bruins ended their 39-year Stanley Cup drought...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about 3 years ago 445 reads 1 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox: What Choice Does Theo Epstein Have Re-Signing Big Papi?

    In retrospect, Theo's decision to exercise David Ortiz's 2011 option looks like a genius move. If you wanted to, you could rattle off a slew of reasons why he's started out great—Adrian ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 83 reads 1 comments

  8. Carl Crawford, Boston Red Sox: 7 Years and $142 Million? Worth It!

    Who else is having fun watching Carl Crawford rake after a historically awful start to the 2011 season? It was tough to see him at the plate early this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  9. Why We Can Probably Say Goodbye to the Big Three Era in Boston

    Does anyone else see the similarities between the current Celtics roster and the late 1980's teams? For the record, I'm not talking about the '86-'87 team that lost to Magic Johnson's Lakers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Playoffs 2011: Who Wants a Quicker, Leaner, More Efficient Playoffs? I Do!

    COLUMN DISCLAIMER: I know full well that what I am about to write will never be enacted. The NBA's decision makers would lose too much TV revenue and ratings. I don't care...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  11. W.T.H Were the Patriots Were Thinking? One Man's Guess.....

    In Major League 2, there's a great scene when Jake Taylor brings in Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn to intentionally walk Beck so he can pitch to Jack Parkman...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 159 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Draft 2011: New England Patriots Picks Classified

    As the 2011 NFL Draft approaches, it's natural to look back at prior drafts and see how each player's career unfolded. Guys like Mel Kiper and Todd McShay drone on about how some players were busts but don't really specify why...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Manzelli about over 3 years ago 371 reads 0 comments