1. How the Boston Celtics Can Shake out of Their Funk

    Yes, that four game winning streak was nice. For the first time all season, Celtic fans had something positive to reference when they thought of the Celtics. The streak featured dramatic wins over teams with better records...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,980 reads 9 comments

  2. Bud Selig to Rule on Theo Compensation from Cubs: Here Are 5 Possible Outcomes

    It's been over three months now. Three months since the general manager that built the modern Red Sox and won two World Series titles with them departed in the aftermath of a terrible ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,327 reads 19 comments

  3. Boston Celtics: What Can the Team Learn from the Current Winning Streak?

    It's only four wins in a row but the circumstances surrounding those wins are worth noticing for the Boston Celtics and their fans...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,938 reads 13 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox: Does a Bad Offseason Matter as Much as We Think?

    By late January of last season most Red Sox fans were already counting the days until Spring Training. The Bruins and Celtics were both smack dab in the midst of the long NBA and NHL regular seasons...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,564 reads 1 comments

  5. AFC Championship Aftermath: The Ravens, Media Need to Accept This Loss

    In case anyone needed any reminding, the final score of last Sunday's AFC Championship Game was 23-20, New England Patriots over the Baltimore Ravens ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 424 reads 13 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox Speculation: Jackson, Oswalt and Floyd All in the Starter Mix

    The Red Sox have added Cody Ross into the mix and subtracted Marco Scutaro (via Boston Herald ). It looks like they may make at least one more move. Ross will probably assume a platoon role in right field with Ryan Sweeney...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,750 reads 3 comments

  7. Prince Fielder Signs with Detroit Tigers: 7 Ways He's the Perfect Fit for the AL

    Prince Fielder is coming to Detroit, according to Jon Heyman , and the expectation is that he will make the Tigers the kings of the American League, if not all of baseball...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 8,367 reads 29 comments

  8. Can Rajon Rondo Be the Franchise Star of Boston Celtics If Big Three Break Up?

    The Boston Celtics are officially in trouble. Their schedule, age and the talent on other teams have all conspired to create a toxic combination of factors that have led the Celtics to their current 7-9 record...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,490 reads 37 comments

  9. Slumping Knicks Make Mike D'Antoni the Giants Biggest Fan

    Later today the New York Giants will take on the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game with a birth in the Super Bowl on the line. Millions of fans will tune in to cheer on "Big Blue...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 918 reads 13 comments

  10. Marco Scutaro Trade: Boston Red Sox Will Pursue More Pitching

    With the trade of Marco Scutaro, the Boston Red Sox have made two statements with just one transaction...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,938 reads 5 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox Poised to Start 2012 as Third-Best Team in AL East

    It's not ideal; then again it's also not set in stone. The simple fact is that if one looks at the American League East through an unbiased prism of reality there's precious little ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,167 reads 10 comments

  12. Orlando Cabrera Retires: Looking Back on 3 Months No Red Sox Fan Will Forget

    Generally speaking, when a player who has spent 15 seasons in Major League Baseball playing for nine different teams retires a fan base which he spent only 72 games playing in front of, they wouldn't be issuing any tributes to his career...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,811 reads 4 comments

  13. Red Sox First Injury of 2012: Carl Crawford Likely to Miss Opening Day

    ".... And neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, nor the winds of change ..." That's right, it doesn't matter that it's winter, it doesn't matter that the Red Sox have new players, a new manager or even a new general manager...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 563 reads 0 comments

  14. Should Danny Ainge Move the Boston Celtics in a Different Direction?

    That's five, count them, five losses in a row for the Boston Celtics . It's the longest losing streak of the "Big Three" era. To add insult to injury, four of the five losses have come at home...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 828 reads 3 comments

  15. Yoenis Cespedes News: 7 Teams Scouting Him Hard in Dominican Winter League

    After a few months that have featured a whole bunch of speculation regarding how good Yoenis Cespedes could be, major league scouts finally got a chance to actually see him play live baseball last week...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,080 reads 6 comments

  16. OKC Thunder vs. Boston Celtics: Live Scores, Highlights and Analysis

    The Boston Celtics need a win and Kendrick Perkins is going to do his best to prevent that from happening. Mired in a four-game losing streak over which they've averaged just 80...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,147 reads 1 comments

  17. Jesus Montero Traded for Michael Pineda: Why Yankees, Mariners Come out Winners

    Yesterday, two storylines of the current offseason collided and the impact shattered the icy chill of winter in both the Northeast and Northwest...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,317 reads 45 comments

  18. Jeff Green: Boston Celtics Made Right Move Pulling Qualifying Offer off Table

    Last month, in move made a bit under the radar of the normal media hoopla associated with nearly every sports transaction, the Boston Celtics basically cut Jeff Green loose...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,839 reads 0 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox: What the Key Offseason Decisions Can Tell Us About 2012

    "Truck Day," the day when huge moving trucks gather all of the needed equipment for spring training and drive it down to Florida, is less than a month away...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,124 reads 1 comments

  20. Baseball Hall of Fame: 10 Closest Calls Ever, Whether or Not They Should Be In

    In order for a player to be granted induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame he must get a minimum of 75 percent of the vote...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 874 reads 3 comments

  21. Baseball Hall of Fame 2012: The Case for Curt Schilling

    If this was the year 1992 and Curt Schilling 's name was one year away from being placed either into or out of the Baseball Hall of Fame, the debate would be somewhat muted...

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  22. Why Vote Totals for McGwire, Palmeiro Don't Bode Well for Bonds, Sosa, Clemens

    It was a great day for Barry Larkin, the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. It wasn't so great for Rafael Palmeiro or Mark McGwire, though...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 200 reads 0 comments

  23. Baseball Hall of Fame: Derek Jeter, Albert Pujols Among 10 Who Are Shoo-Ins

    With the newest class of the Baseball Hall of Fame set to be announced Monday, it's worth noting that there are several active major league players whose induction is all but assured...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,106 reads 11 comments

  24. 2012 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot: 10 Worst Players on the Ballot

    Every year there's a new Hall of Fame Ballot for the members of the Baseball Writers Association of America to choose players from to induct into the hall. The ballot is generally made up of some pretty good former major league players...

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  25. Boston Red Sox Go After a Cuban: Not Cespedes but Jorge Soler

    The hottest outfield name left on the free-agent market is named Yoenis Cespedes, but the name that Red Sox fans may end up uttering is Jorge Soler...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,577 reads 2 comments