1. Michael Owen: Oh, When Will He Get Another Chance?

    September 20, 2009. A taut mood blankets the neurotic fans packed inside Old Trafford for the fifty-third Manchester Derby...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 4 years ago 833 reads 7 comments

  2. The State of Manchester United: Sir Alex, Rooney, Money and Power

    Though Ronaldo’s departure didn’t exactly open the door for Wayne Rooney, considering he’d already netted 124 times for club and country, it certainly rolled out the red carpet and focused the spotlight on him...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 4 years ago 613 reads 4 comments

  3. Rooney Vs Fergie Mind Games: Falling Out Or Calling Out?

    The media has created a firestorm over Wayne Rooney contradicting Sir Alex Ferguson’s statement that the Red Devils star striker’s lack of playing time is due to an ankle injury...

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  4. Does Jason Varitek Even Like Scott Boras?

    After an offseason that has left the majority of Red Sox nation fed up with super-agent Scott Boras, it appears that now at least one of his clients is fed up with him as well...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about almost 6 years ago 388 reads 4 comments

  5. The Red Sox: Youth Of The Nation

    Since Theo Epstein took command as the General Manager of the Boston Red Sox his philosophy has been simple, yet effective: Develop young players in the farm system...

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  6. Los Angeles Angels Drop Out of Mark Teixeira Sweepstakes

    Inside sources have stated that the Los Angeles Angels have withdrawn their eight-year offer for their switch-hitting slugger, Mark Teixeira...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about almost 7 years ago 200 reads 2 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox Pass on Mark Teixeira: Another Scott Boras Bluff?

    Boston's top brass headed to the Dallas area earlier Thursday afternoon to meet face-to-face with Mark Teixeira and baseball's baneful super-agent, Scott Boras...

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  8. Will There Be a Big Splash in Beantown?

    The Evil Empire has shelled out over $210 million to convince hurlers Sabathia and Burnett to wear pinstripes. The Angels have made it clear that they want Teixeira back next year, with their eight-year deal rumored to be over $20 million a year...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 261 reads 2 comments

  9. Jason Varitek's Decline Heats Up the Stove

    As suspected, Boston's captain, Jason Varitek, and his super-agent, Scott Boras, have declined the Red Sox's arbitration offer of one year for a price rumored to be around the $10.4 million mark...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 207 reads 3 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Rumors Piled High with Stuffing and Smothered in Gravy

    As Thanksgiving dinner cooks on the stove, so do the rumors about Red Sox players, prospects, trades, and free agents...

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  11. Dustin Pedroia Completes The Hat Trick: Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, and MVP

    Arizona State University coach Pat Murphy recalls the first time he met Dustin Pedroia, "He walked into my office in a cutoff-white t-shirt, his skin as white as the t-shirt, and he had the body of a sixth-grader...

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  12. Catching Up With Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein and Trade Rumors

    As the annual GM meetings come to a close in Dana Point California no deals have been made, however rumors heat up and we are able to start seeing which players teams are willing to dangle in trade offers...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 398 reads 0 comments

  13. The Little Engine That Could: Fenway's '09 Facelift And 2012 Midsummer Classic

    On Thursday Red Sox President/CEO Larry Lucchino confirmed the club's request to host the 2012 All-Star Game at Fenway Park. 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of beantown's historical baseball epicenter...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 536 reads 0 comments

  14. The Little Big Man Is Worth His Weight in Gold: Pedroia Grabs First Gold Glove

    In his quest for this years American League Most Valuable Player award Dustin Pedroia was awarded his first Rawlings Gold Glove award for his stunning defensive skills. Over 157 games Pedroia committed only six errors out of 733 total chances for a ...

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  15. Sorry Charlie, Maybe Next Year: Red Sox Exercise Wakefield's Option for 2009

    Don't go framing and hanging up your number 49 Red Sox jersey just yet, the 42 year-old knuckleball-hurling Tim Wakefield just had his $4 million option exercised by the Boston Red Sox...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 287 reads 6 comments

  16. Junichi Tazawa: 180 Pounds Of Fastball

    Junichi Tazawa is a 5'11", 180 lb, right hander whose fastball comes with around 97 miles per hour of mustard on it, and he wants to play in the United States...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  17. Decision 2009: Jason Varitek Applies For Free Agency

    On the first day that players were eligible to file for free agency the Boston Red Sox captain, Jason Varitek, did exactly that...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 356 reads 2 comments

  18. Theo Goes Prospecting in Detroit: Sox Acquire Virgil Vasquez Off Waivers

    While the Fall Classic becomes the 'Rainfall Classic' and game five remains in limbo, the Red Sox acquired Virgil Vasquez off waivers from the Detroit Tigers...

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  19. Kevin Youkilis and Aramis Ramirez Receive Hank Aaron Award

    For the sixth year in a row, fans were able to log on to the MLB website and cast their vote for who they thought deserved the Hank Aaron award. The award is given to the most outstanding offensive performers from each league...

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  20. Dustin Pedroia Jockeys Himself into Position As TSN All-Star Second Baseman

    The annual Sporting News All-Star Team has named Dustin Pedroia as the American League second baseman. The 2007 Rookie of the Year finished his 2008 regular season with the second best batting average in the league, ...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 446 reads 2 comments

  21. World Series Game Three: Phireworks in Philly

    After a 91-minute rain delay, Game Three of the World Series got underway in Philadelphia in front of the 45,900 fans in attendance. It was the latest start ever for a World Series game, and it was the home team that got on the board first...

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  22. Will the Boston Red Sox Grant Jason Varitek a Contract Extension: Part Two

    If there is one common theme amongst baseball fans and players, it is superstition. And now that the Red Sox's season is officially over, it is no longer possible that talking about offseason deals will jinx their destiny in the postseason...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 824 reads 12 comments

  23. American League Rookie of the Year: Jacoby Ellsbury or Evan Longoria?

    With Game One of the 2008 World Series in the books, the beginning of the end is near. Teams are clearing out their lockers and heading home for the winter, and the Baseball Writers' Association ...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 858 reads 31 comments

  24. Mike Lowell's Hip Surgery: "A Complete Success"

    Mike Lowell underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday, Oct. 20, to repair his right hip. The procedure was said to be a complete success. Doctors were pleased to see that his hip was in better condition than they had originally anticipated...

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  25. Are You Sure Matt Garza Is the ALCS MVP?

    Matt Garza was named the ALCS MVP following Tampa Bay's Game Seven win over the Boston Red Sox. But was that title given to the correct player? Garza out-pitched the Red Sox in both of his appearances in the series, earning the win each time...

    Scott Stanton Written by Scott Stanton about 6 years ago 159 reads 5 comments