1. John Lackey Tommy John Surgery: 6 Ways This Impacts Boston Red Sox

    On a day in which the General Manager position of the Boston Red Sox publicly changed hands, the new general manager Ben Cherington immediately had to deal with an issue the old general manager had likely grown tired of: John Lackey ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 600 reads 3 comments

  2. New York Jets: Rex Ryan Gets It Right, San Diego Chargers Get What They Deserve

    Rex Ryan is well known in the world of sports as well...a bit of a loudmouth. Bold, brash and never one to sugar coat his statements and the opinions within them, Ryan's mouth can elicit laughter or a chuckle...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 135 reads 3 comments

  3. Mike Napoli and the Rangers' Top 5 World Series MVP Candidates

    The 2011 World Series is now five games old. The Texas Rangers stand on the precipice of their first World Series Title. If this was a best-of-five series it would be over. The Rangers would have won and Mike Napoli would be the undisputed MVP...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  4. Derek Holland and the 15 Greatest No-Run Performances in World Series History

    After a performance like Derek Holland's Game 4 masterpiece for the Texas Rangers against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, one can't help but search for some perspective...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Who's Really To Blame for This Season's Failures?

    It's all over now. Regardless of which players stay and which players go, the biggest changes and biggest departures have already taken place. Manager, general manager, pitching coach—all gone...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,104 reads 1 comments

  6. World Series 2011: Cardinals vs. Rangers Game 4

    Game 4 of the 2011 World Series Gets underway at 8:05 pm eastern time. The Rangers will turn to starter Derek Holland in an attempt to bounce back from last night's Cardinal win...

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  7. Albert Pujols: Ranking the 8 Most Unreal World Series Performances of All Time

    It may just have been the most spectacular single game individual World Series performance in baseball history. Albert Pujols had six at-bats and had five hits, three of them were home runs...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,950 reads 14 comments

  8. Albert Pujols Skips out on the Media and Then Skips out on Respect

    Entering last night, I had pretty much been on Albert Pujols' side with regards to the actions he took in the aftermath of Thursday's World Series Game 2. That is, until he chose to make some fairly insensitive comments about this controversy...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 455 reads 4 comments

  9. World Series 2011: 10 Most-Wasted Big-Game Starts in World Series History

    Seven innings, three hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no runs. If that sounds like a winning baseball line to you, normally you'd be right. Not last night though. Not for tough-luck St...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,104 reads 1 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox: 10 Players They Must Pursue to Fix Clubhouse Mess

    There is often a temptation to react to an adverse situation with decisions that seek to match in intensity those that brought one to the precipice in the first place...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 2,139 reads 12 comments

  11. Albert Pujols 2011 World Series: How Would Second Title Impact His Legacy?

    Albert Pujols already occupies hallowed ground in the world of St. Louis baseball. There are a number of transcendent offensive baseball players in Cardinal History: Rogers Hornsby, Albert Pujols and Stan "The Man" Musial are the big three...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 394 reads 2 comments

  12. Jason Varitek Takes to the Airwaves to Defend His Teammates

    This morning on WAAF 107.3 FM's "The Hillman Morning Show," host Greg Hill welcomed Jason Varitek into the studio. This wasn't an impromptu interview as John Henry conducted last Friday...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 267 reads 3 comments

  13. Albert Pujols Isn't Leaving St. Louis Cardinals so Fans Can Stop Worrying

    The reports have been all over the news since the end of last season. Whether they claim that Albert Pujols wants out of St. Louis or that there are any number of teams committed to signing him as the postseason winds down...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 611 reads 2 comments

  14. NFL Trade News: Quarterback Carson Palmer Being Shipped to Oakland Raiders

    NFL fans we may have a Carson Palmer sighting. Carson Palmer, remember him? No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 NFL draft. Former starting quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals . I say "former" because of two things...

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  15. World Series 2011: Breaking Down the Lineups, Who Is Better at Each Position?

    Red Sox - Phillies ? Think again. Just about no one would have ever expected on September 1st 2011 the World Series would be a matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,844 reads 65 comments

  16. Harbaugh-Schwartz "Near Fight" Overshadows Contest Between 49ers and Lions

    In today's NFL action an undefeated 5-0 football team lost a close game at home to a 4-1 football team late in the fourth quarter...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,492 reads 2 comments

  17. NFL Monday Night Must-Win Game: Yes New York Jets Fans, It's That Time Already

    It was not supposed to be like this. Even if you didn't like the Jets or their head coach Rex Ryan , the New York Jets were not supposed to get to their first Monday Night game of the season in Week 6 and face a "must win" situation...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 758 reads 6 comments

  18. John Henry's Radio Interview: 6 Things Red Sox Fans Can Take from It

    Finally someone not on a laptop or on a microphone made some statements with regards to the Red Sox that weren't completely negative and even better they were made by someone with credibility—the owner...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 544 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB ALCS 2011: Ranking the 5 Greatest Deciding Games in ALCS History

    In 1969, when baseball reorganized and split the American and National Leagues each into two divisions, the American and National League Championship Series were born...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  20. Ben Cherington Red Sox GM: 5 Moves to Break Up Clubhouse Unrest

    Red Sox assistant general manager Ben Cherington is on the verge of being promoted to full-time general manager of the Boston Red Sox . The job he steps into is one with numerous obstacles...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 5,186 reads 6 comments

  21. Red Sox Collapse 2011: Blame Starts at the Top but Not Accountability

    For anyone that's ever worked for a large corporation, the recent Red Sox drama probably isn't all that unfamiliar...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 501 reads 0 comments

  22. David Ortiz Considers Yankees: Would Red Sox Nation Stamp Him as a Traitor?

    Since September 1, 2011, Red Sox fans have been witness to a putrid September in which the Sox blew a nine-game Wild Card lead and missed out on the postseason on the regular season's final night...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  23. Theo Epstein to Cubs: 11 Biggest Mistakes He Made With the Boston Red Sox

    With the Theo Epstein era in the rear view mirror, there will now be plenty of time to reflect. Some, no actually a lot of that reflection will and should be positive...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 281 reads 32 comments

  24. Theo Epstein to Cubs: What Will His Legacy Be with the Boston Red Sox?

    It's all over now. First the season ended too soon, then Terry Francona's career as Red Sox manager ended prematurely and now the entire organization has entered a period of sudden ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  25. Red Sox Free-Agent Targets This Offseason

    For those that feel like the baseball season never ends, there's a good reason for that. They're somewhat correct...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,348 reads 7 comments