1. Patriots: First Glimpses of the Retooled New England Team, Predictions

    For every time a twenty-something girl dives onto Facebook to share a photo of the most recent fried meal they had or their most recent engagement, there’s a twenty-something ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,167 reads 3 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: 3 Signs Ben Cherington Will Complete a Winter Trade Barrage

    It’s August 6th, and the Red Sox are one game under .500. They are 10 games behind the Yankees , and the team has a losing record at home...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 2,313 reads 22 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox: Grading Ben Cherington's Trade Deadline Moves

    My grade of Ben Cherington’s pre-deadline moves: C Er, should I say, move (singular). With yesterday’s MLB trade deadline behind us, the Red Sox basically stayed ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 922 reads 2 comments

  4. Tiger Woods Fan? You Must Read 'The Big Miss' by Hank Haney

    I’ ve read a lot of golf books in my day—frankly more than I’d like to admit. Everything from Tiger Woods : How I Play Golf to the nearly 400-page gem that is Dave Pelz ’s Putting Bible ...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Optimal Second Half Starting Lineup

    Before the Red Sox 2012 campaign began, I drafted my annual season preview ; complete with what I dubbed to be the Sox optimal starting lineup...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 777 reads 3 comments

  6. Ernie Els Seizes Claret Jug: Make No Mistake, Lytham Was No Winged Foot

    The 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham should not be remembered for an Adam Scott breakdown, but rather for one of golf’s great champions resurfacing to further cement his already undeniable legacy...

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  7. 3 Boston Red Sox Who Will Have to Sweat out the 2012 MLB Trade Deadline

    Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, like most other anxiety-breeding happenings, is a direct result of the New York Yankees ...

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  8. Tiger Woods: How Many Major Championships Will He Retire With?

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote that Tiger Woods should be the overwhelming favorite at the Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes...

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  9. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Will Middlebrooks Won't Have a Second-Half Drop-off

    Will Middlebrooks, simply put, has been the biggest surprise for the Boston Red Sox this year. Many in the Red Sox front office actually aren’t surprised at all, but few expected Middlebrooks to be this good...

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  10. 5 Reasons the Red Sox Will Have the AL's Best Bullpen After the All-Star Break

    When the 2012 Boston Red Sox season began, there were few doubts, despite 2011's collapse, about the team's ability to score runs. It made sense—in 2011, the Red Sox scored more runs than any team in Major League Baseball...

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  11. Tiger Woods: 5 Reasons He Should Be the Overwhelming Favorite at Royal Lytham

    Although few have seemingly noticed, Tiger Woods ' win at the AT&T National this past weekend gave him his third win of the season (the most on the PGA Tour) in his last seven events—a ridiculous 42...

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  12. Kevin Youkilis' Departure a Sad Day for Boston Red Sox Fans

    And then there was one. With Kevin Youkilis on his way to the Chicago White Sox , David Ortiz has become the only member of Boston’s curse-breaking 2004 World Series team still in a Red Sox uniform...

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  13. LeBron James, Miami Heat: Are the NBA Champions Villains or Heroes?

    LeBron James got his. On Friday, James wakes up an NBA champion. No words could put a more enormous smile on that huge mug of his. As for us, the citizens, the “witnesses,” we have a hard reality to swallow...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,307 reads 0 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: 3 Reasons for Optimism Despite Buster Olney's 'Toxic' Report

    ESPN’s Buster Olney reported Sunday that the Boston Red Sox clubhouse is "toxic." David Ortiz, who has become a much more outspoken leader as of late (and is admittedly tight with Olney), vehemently disagrees...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,609 reads 3 comments

  15. Webb Simpson Captures Your Attention, US Open at Olympic Club

    Tiger Woods . Lee Westwood . Luke Donald. Rory McIlroy . And…? Who is missing from this group? Maybe Phil Mickelson ? Bubba Watson? Adam Scott? Incorrect...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 494 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Finals 2012: LeBron James, Kevin Durant Usher in the New Generation

    Many people in Boston have a tough time reading the writing on the wall—this is no longer the Celtics ’ league… or the Lakers ’ league or the Spurs ’ league...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 312 reads 0 comments

  17. Celtics Can't Take the Heat, but a Vision of Boston's Future Becomes Clear

    Before the shortened 2012 NBA season began, I wrote that the season was largely for naught—the Celtics at their very best would lose to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals...

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  18. Boston Celtics Ice Miami Heat in Game 5: Is It Time to Believe?

    I’m the first to admit that I’ ve been one of the Celtics many doubters this year—I just couldn ’t see these guys making it to the NBA Finals...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 637 reads 0 comments

  19. Tiger Woods Returns to Winning Ways at the Memorial, Yet Remains Misunderstood

    The scene could not have been scripted more appropriately—Jack Nicklaus’ tournament, Tiger on the cusp of tying Nicklaus in career PGA tour victories, and one horribly ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,035 reads 44 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2012: Boston Celtics to Host Philadelphia 76ers; Does It Matter?

    The Boston Celtics barely eeked out a win over the Atlanta Hawks last night, catapulting them into a second-round matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers . I’m was certainly happy they won, don’t get me wrong...

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  21. NBA Playoffs 2012: Time for Rajon Rondo to Grow Up

    For the past couple of seasons, nobody has been singing Rajon Rondo ’s praises more loudly than me. If you go back through my basketball columns, it seems as though every other article is “My God, look what Rondo did last night...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 779 reads 6 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2012: Bill Belichick, Patriots Big Winners on Defense

    When I think about the Patriots and the NFL draft, a line from Alanis Morisette’s song “Ironic” immediately comes to mind, “It’s like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a knife...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,515 reads 11 comments

  23. Stanley Cup Repeat Denied for the Boston Bruins, as the NHL Is a Crapshoot

    There will be no Stanley Cup repeat for the Boston Bruins , following a Game 7 overtime loss to Alexander Ovechkin ’s Washington Capitals ...

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  24. Boston Red Sox: Making Sense out of the Mess That Is the 2012 Sox

    Last year, it was a 2-11 start. This year, it’s 5-10. Let me tell you, from a fan’s perspective, it looks pretty damn similar...

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  25. What Up Fenway Park, You Being 100 Years Old and All

    Today the Red Sox organization and everyone who has grown up loving the Red Sox celebrates the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park. There will be various on-field ceremonies throughout the day, and the park is open to the public...

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