1. Seriously Folks, Jason Varitek Is Not That Bad

    He is old. He is overrated. He is well beyond his prime. His hitting is atrocious. His defense is lacking. Any unsuspecting member of the Boston area community who happens to listen to a radio, ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 329 reads 5 comments

  2. London Pats-Bucs Game Sells Out: Belichick Jumps For Joy!

    The first 70,000 tickets to next year's NFL game at Wembley Stadium have already been sold. 20,000 of them were sold in the first seven minutes of availability. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will "host" the New England Patriots on October 25 in London...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 475 reads 2 comments

  3. Sean Casey Retires As a Class Act, Despite Likely "Enhancements"

    Three-time All-Star first baseman Sean Casey is expected to formally announce his retirement this week. He will begin work as television analyst for MLB Network sometime before Spring Training opens...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 932 reads 9 comments

  4. Girls Basketball Team Posts 100-0 Victory

    There have been some incredible streaks in the history of organized sports that amaze us, exemplifying the very best and worst of athletic accomplishment. These performances inspire hours of water-cooler chatter and supply topics to media on slow days.

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 473 reads 4 comments

  5. Time To Give Up the Ghost, Big Mac

    It could be worse for Mark McGwire. He could be Barry Bonds. Look up "scapegoat" in the dictionary and find a picture of Bonds. Look up "Pete Rose" in the dictionary and find a picture of McGwire...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 208 reads 21 comments

  6. Red Sox Re-Sign Jonathan Papelbon, but Contract Issues Still Loom

    The Boston Red Sox re-signed All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to a one year, $6.25 million contract. Papelbon has been the Sox' lights-out ninth-inning man since 2006 and has made the All-Star game in each season...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 675 reads 1 comments

  7. Mark Teixeira's Signing a Fitting Finale for Yankee Stadium

    The New York Yankees won yet another biding war against the Boston Red Sox when first baseman Mark Teixeira agreed to an eight-year, $180 million contract in December...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  8. Fiesta Bowl Speaks Volumes About Ohio State

    Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs a short fade route to the corner of the end zone, jumps over a Texas defender, and hauls in a touchdown pass from his predecessor and now backup Todd Boeckman, cutting the Longhorn's lead to 17-15...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 383 reads 10 comments

  9. Matt Cassel to Be Franchised by Patriots

    According to several reports, the New England Patriots are going to make quarterback Matt Cassel their franchise player for the 2009 season...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 298 reads 1 comments

  10. Let's Have a Fiesta: A Must Win Game For Ohio St.

    As Oct. 25 waned into its final hours, Terrelle Pryor sat morosely around a group of reporters. The true freshman lamented his fumble and blamed himself for Ohio State's loss to Penn ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 281 reads 2 comments

  11. Boston the Best Place for Josh Bard

    Until 10 days ago, Josh Bard seemed destined for infamy in the eyes of Red Sox fans. His named was becoming cliche, with phrases like "that player is so bad, Josh Bard could catch better than him," or "that trade hurt us even more than Josh Bard...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 147 reads 2 comments

  12. Red Sox Fans Secretly Smiling on the Inside Despite Yankee Spending Binge

    CC Sabathia?Predictable. A.J. Burnett?Foreseeable. Mark Teixeira?Painful. Kevin Cash?Laughable. These were the questionable free agents over which the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox renewed their rivalry in classic offseason style...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 1,031 reads 32 comments

  13. NFL MVP Is No Runaway

    While fans must wait weeks after the end of baseball's regular season for the announcement of the yearly awards as voted by newspaper writers, NFL treats their fans to a much earlier arrival of the sport's best players...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 776 reads 2 comments

  14. Cassel Of Dreams

    Matt Cassel was a back-up. If an offensive lineman's production is described by the fact that you never have to say his number, then a back-up quarterback lives for anonymity. And for his entire career, Matt Cassel was a great back-up quarterback...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 120 reads 0 comments