1. Rajon Rondo: 9 Reasons the Boston Celtics Point Guard Is a Franchise NBA Player

    Who was the first NBA player to register a triple-double in this lockout-shortened season? Rajon Rondo ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,092 reads 17 comments

  2. New York Jets: Why Red Sox Fans Can Identify with Late-Season Collapse

    In one of the odder twists provided by the world of sports, the New York Jets and the Boston Red Sox are two teams whose fan bases probably have very few followers in common. However, they do, in fact, share a common thread...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 658 reads 12 comments

  3. Red Sox Search for Pitching Has Them Bargain Shopping

    It's January, but the clock on the Red Sox offseason is still ticking. With about six weeks until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, the "pitchers" part of that pairing still remains in flux...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 833 reads 11 comments

  4. MLB 2011: 5 Biggest Stories of the Year

    Baseball is a sport that inspires its fans, at least its most passionate and ardent ones to follow it year round. For those fans the 2011 season started on Jan. 1, 2011 and will end at midnight on Dec...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,420 reads 40 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox Starting Right Fielder for 2012: Who Is in the Running?

    Well the whole, " what are the Sox going to do about their bullpen??" mess has been rectified. Red Sox fans were beginning to panic, after all there were less than two months until ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 215 reads 1 comments

  6. Andrew Bailey to the Red Sox: Who Are the Winners and Losers in Deal with A's?

    Last season, the now former general manager of the Boston Red Sox, Theo Epstein, made a big trade for Adrian Gonzalez and an equally big free-agent signing when he snagged outfielder Carl Crawford...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,015 reads 6 comments

  7. Boston Celtics: Other NBA Teams Should Not Overlook the Celtics

    The Boston Celtics are 0-2. No worries—it's a loaded draft in 2012. The lottery teams are going to be thrilled to be there, and plus the Celtics are old anyway. 0-2, 1-10, 5-23, whatever, it's not a big deal...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,045 reads 26 comments

  8. MLB Free Agency: Hot News on Prince Fielder and Other Top Free Agents

    I doubt that I'm the only baseball fan that's noticed that one of the most attractive long-term free-agent candidates in recent memory is still on the open market as the calendar prepares to flip from 2011 to 2012...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,502 reads 4 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox 2012: 5 Prospects to Track for 2013

    We all know who to watch for next year. Every team's fanbase loves to watch prospects. The natural optimism that the next Jacoby Ellsbury, or Dustin Pedroia, or Jon Lester is going ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,279 reads 8 comments

  10. Jair Jurrjens and Gavin Floyd: Who Would Fit Better in Boston?

    As 2012 approaches there is still a familiar concern in Red Sox Nation. "We need pitching." It's not unfounded either. The Red Sox do need pitching. They realistically need to add one more bullpen arm and one more starting pitcher by Opening Day...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,255 reads 8 comments

  11. Why the Boston Celtics' First Loss Is a Sign of Things to Come

    For Celtics fans, the first game of the season provided a glimpse of both the good and the bad of what the upcoming season may hold. Yes, the Celtics lost the game...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,399 reads 19 comments

  12. Knicks vs. Celtics: Live Blog Analysis and Reaction to NBA Christmas Day Game

    After a seemingly endless offseason the NBA season is finally upon us. It all starts today at noon eastern in New York City's Madison Square Garden. Two old rivals will square off against each other...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,370 reads 1 comments

  13. Red Sox History: 10 Great Memories to Look Back on This Offseason

    With the holiday season upon us, many Red Sox fans find themselves a bit...anxious. After all the Red Sox have publicly played the same role that their fans have this offseason. Just sort of observing and watching everything transpire...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,256 reads 1 comments

  14. Gio Gonzalez Traded to Nationals: Is He the Most Overrated Pitcher in MLB?

    In football, it's the big quarterback with the rifle arm. In Basketball, it's the lanky, seven-foot guy with the wingspan who can seemingly dunk from anywhere around the basket. In baseball, it's a left-handed pitcher who can strike guys out...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,877 reads 11 comments

  15. Felix Hernandez: Why Seattle Won't Be Dealing King Felix Anytime Soon

    If you listen to talk radio, read Bleacher Report or other sports websites or spend any sort of time following baseball, in particular the Yankees and Red Sox, then you've heard this before...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,082 reads 32 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox : 5 Moves They Could Make Before Spring Training

    Postseason awards: Done. Winter Meetings: Those happened weeks ago. If August is considered the "dog days" of summer, then the period from mid December to mid February has to be considered baseball's "hibernation" period...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,852 reads 3 comments

  17. Yu Darvish to the Rangers: 5 Reasons the Red Sox Avoided Darvish

    Well the latest, greatest "can't miss, surefire, No. 1 ace" from Japan is apparently on his way to Major League Baseball. Yu Darvish, a 25-year-old string bean of a man is coming to America, and not just America but Texas...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,108 reads 2 comments

  18. 2012 MLB Free Agency: 15 Free Agent Steals Still on the Offseason Market

    The free agent "steal." It's a dream for general managers and baseball fans. You pluck a free agent off the market for a fairly reasonable price and he proceeds to exceed the expectations set by nearly everyone...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 908 reads 5 comments

  19. Yu Darvish to the Texas Rangers: Why This Move Makes No Sense

    Some deals made over the course of an offseason seem totally logical. Some seem flat-out bad and some...some are total head-scratchers. File the $51...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,170 reads 38 comments

  20. Boston Celtics Season of Mystery to Begin on Christmas

    Admit it folks. Whether you're a die-hard Boston sports optimist or someone who enters every Boston sports team's season with thoughts of collapses or last-place finishes in your mind, you've got no real clue about the upcoming Celtics season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 947 reads 0 comments

  21. Matt Garza to the Padres Could Add a Degree of Insult to Red Sox Offseason

    Yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds and San Diego Padres completed a trade that had no direct impact on the Boston Red Sox . That may be on the verge of changing though...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,754 reads 18 comments

  22. Mat Latos to Cincinnati: What This Trade Means for the Reds

    There are times when Major League Baseball's propensity for showcasing all things Red Sox , Yankees, Cubs , Phillies and Cardinals make sense...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,880 reads 5 comments

  23. Jeff Green to Undergo Surgery and Miss Entire 2011-2012 Season

    Jeff Green, the centerpiece of a controversial trade deadline deal made last February, will miss the entire 2011-2012 season while he recovers from surgery for an aortic aneurysm...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  24. Albert Pujols Mega Deal May Net Angels a Title but Is Still Too Big a Contract

    The twin signings of both Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson on December 8th, 2011, instantly catapulted the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to the top of the heap in the American League ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,086 reads 11 comments

  25. Red Sox Right Field Position: Reddick, Kalish or a Free Agent?

    While those interested in turning baseball into a reality-television type of dramatic tale focus on the tales of beer and chicken and clubhouse discord, the 2012 Red Sox have some very real question marks at a few positions...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,909 reads 30 comments