1. Boston Red Sox Fans: Cautious Optimism Remains the Best Play

    Despite the fact that I write a Boston sports blog, I’ve been very hesitant to write too much about the Red Sox this year...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 1 year ago 1,329 reads 4 comments

  2. Wes Welker and Danny Woodhead Depart New England

    Wes Welker is headed to the Denver Broncos , and all I can really say is: Shame on you, New England. Welker has been the most productive receiver in the NFL for years now, yet ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 2 years ago 3,469 reads 1 comments

  3. AFC Championship: I'm Finally Ready to Talk About the Patriots Loss

    Before this NFL season began, I was brimming with optimism. The Patriots addressed their biggest needs in the NFL draft, and I predicted that they’d go 13-3 and make the Super Bowl ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 2 years ago 4,922 reads 58 comments

  4. Baseball Hall of Fame Voters Show More Respect for the Game Than the Players Did

    Yesterday, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America voted not to elect a single player to the baseball Hall of Fame for only the second time in four decades. You know that by now...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 2 years ago 281 reads 4 comments

  5. After 2012 Eli Manning's Legitimacy Remains in Question

    The trajectory of Eli Manning ’s professional football career has been like no other. Let’s begin with a little review in an effort to dispel any preconceived notions...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 2 years ago 3,951 reads 166 comments

  6. Patriots Loss to 49ers May Be Blessing in Disguise

    After watching the Atlanta Falcons dismantle the Giants , 34-0, I splashed some cold water on my face and gave myself a hard look in the mirror. “This can only mean that something bad will happen to the Patriots tonight,” I thought...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 1,477 reads 4 comments

  7. Rory McIlroy to Nike: Do the Rumors Mean Tiger Woods Will Play Second Fiddle?

    With a barrage of reports that Rory McIlroy will soon sign a 10-year, $200 million equipment and apparel deal with Nike—coupled with McIlroy 's own admission that he's been ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 12,773 reads 5 comments

  8. Rex Ryan Hits Rock Bottom as Patriots Win Belichick His 200th Game

    One of the beauties of Thanksgiving football is that you know you’ ve got an entire nation of turked -up fans and semi-fans at least gazing in the general vicinity of the TV...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 2,457 reads 16 comments

  9. Colts vs. Patriots Rivalry Missing Along with Peyton Manning

    Let’s face it—all I really need to say is “insert caption here.” While the Patriots' 59-24 onslaught on the Colts was a hell of a lot of fun to watch, nothing ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 1,092 reads 0 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Wise Up, Finally Give David Ortiz His Due

    It’s been tough watching Boston’s sports teams (aside from the Patriots) slowly fading away from the successes they enjoyed during the 2001-2010 decade, one during which the city became known to many as “Title Town...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 2,109 reads 4 comments

  11. John Farrell: Why He's Absolutely the Right Man to Manage the Red Sox

    I vividly remember the 2011 season, when the Boston Red Sox famously collapsed coming down the stretch to miss the playoffs...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 8,058 reads 21 comments

  12. 2012 New York Yankees: Can You Match the 2004 Boston Red Sox?

    Mark Teixeira hit a single. So did Robinson Cano. And down by a single run with two outs and a 3-2 count, the Philadelphia Phillies -turned- Yankees savior Raul Ibanez stepped into the batter's box...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 622 reads 3 comments

  13. 2012 Ryder Cup Results: Ranking Europe's 3 Biggest Heroes in Epic Comeback

    The 2012 Ryder Cup is in the books and all of the stereotypes have seemingly come true—the Europeans were gutsier, seemed to want it more, and made the putts when they had to...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about 2 years ago 11,583 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 Reasons Phil Mickelson Will Excel at the 2012 Ryder Cup

    Phil Mickelson is in every sense a Ryder Cup veteran—when he tees it up at Medinah later this week he’ll be making his ninth Ryder Cup appearance. Unfortunately for the U...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,652 reads 5 comments

  15. Patriots Drop Wild Game to Ravens; Do You Believe It?

    In a game far from devoid of storylines, the Patriots lost yet again on a play involving a last-second field goal...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,173 reads 0 comments

  16. 2012 Boston Red Sox: Despite the Disaster, Who Was the Team MVP?

    When the Red Sox were practicing their bunting down in Fort Myers this past spring, I would have told you that Jacoby Ellsbury , Dustin Pedroia , Adrian Gonzalez, or David Ortiz would end up being the team’s 2012 MVP...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,556 reads 21 comments

  17. Ryder Cup 2012: 4 Players Who Could Be the X-Factor in Medinah

    The 2012 Ryder Cup is set to begin September 28 at Medinah Country Club in Medinah , Illinois. The big names and the usual Ryder Cup suspects will all be there—Rory, Tiger, Phil, Sergio—you get the idea...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,405 reads 4 comments

  18. Bittersweet Sym-Fenway: Laying the 2012 Boston Red Sox to Rest

    In a season in which I’ ve been to more Red Sox games than any other, last night I officially lay the 2012 Red Sox to rest. Sure, at 15.5 games back in the AL East the Red Sox have been over and done with for some time now...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 699 reads 2 comments

  19. Tiger Woods: The Rivals Who Have Been the Biggest Threat to His Supremacy

    While golf fans everywhere have yearned for a rival for Tiger Woods , the reality is that Tiger has long been a golfer without a true peer. As the landscape of Woods’ life and golf game has changed, it appears that this may as well...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,065 reads 4 comments

  20. 5 Boston Red Sox Players Who Actually Fit the Bobby Valentine Blueprint

    I was recently playing golf with an old school Red Sox fan in suburban Boston. “The Sawx are a mess, that’s for sure,” the old-timer muttered. “But I don’t think Bobby Valentine is the problem, he really knows baseball...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 3,699 reads 1 comments

  21. 5 European Players That I Want to See Play the PGA Tour

    A Belgian, a South African, a German, a Spaniard and a Dane walk into a bar. Whaddya got? Just another week in the clubhouse pub at the most recent European Tour stop...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 566 reads 4 comments

  22. 10 Reactions to the Red Sox and Dodgers Blockbuster Trade

    It’s taken a few days, but it seems as though the dust has finally settled with regards to the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers ’ blockbuster trade...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,854 reads 19 comments

  23. Augusta National Adds First Female Members: It's Their Prerogative

    Most golf fans will remember that several years back, some yahoo named Martha Burke set out to ruin The Masters by protesting the fact that the club did not have any female members...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 301 reads 0 comments

  24. Josh Beckett and the 6 Most Polarizing Boston Red Sox of All Time

    With Johnny Pesky passing away yesterday at 92 years old, the Red Sox organization (and for that matter all of Major League Baseball) lost one of the game’s great ambassadors...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,473 reads 13 comments

  25. Rory McIlroy Proves He's the Best Golfer on the Planet: Move over Tiger Woods

    Historic. Dominating. Superlative. Brilliant. Those are merely feeble attempts to come up with a word that truly describes how good Rory McIlroy was yesterday...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 104 reads 0 comments