1. All's Well That Ends Well: New England Patriots' Week 4 Notable Numbers

    Thanks to a punishing ground attack, a stellar Tom Brady -engineered comeback and a few timely forced turnovers, the Patriots moved their record to 2-2 and reclaimed a share of the AFC East lead this week...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about almost 2 years ago 618 reads 3 comments

  2. Boston Celtics: How Does Frontcourt Break Down with Addition of Darko Milicic?

    With today’s news that the Celtics will sign free agent center and notorious draft bust Darko Milicic to a minimum contract, a crowded Boston frontcourt has become even more jam packed...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about almost 2 years ago 3,038 reads 10 comments

  3. New England Patriots: Play Calling, Personnel Miscues Lead to Loss

    Sunday's alarming 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals brought to light some questionable decision making by the coaching staff in Foxboro . From the offensive personnel groupings to the play calling, Belichick and Co...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about almost 2 years ago 1,019 reads 7 comments

  4. New England Patriots: Making Sense of Week 1 Numbers

    In a workmanlike Week 1 victory at Tennessee, the Patriots looked like a more balanced and disciplined team than 2011's edition...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Bobby Valentine's Perception Problem

    For a smart guy, Bobby Valentine can sure say some stupid things. That’s nothing new for the veteran skipper, but the tendency has become glaringly apparent this year in his new managerial gig with the Red Sox ...

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  6. Boston Celtics Win Las Vegas Summer League Opener, Avoid Fear, Loathing

    With an 87-69 victory over the Atlanta Hawks to begin their Las Vegas Summer League campaign, the Boston Celtics are hoping that what happens in Vegas doesn’t stay there—or at least not what happens on the court...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 1,484 reads 6 comments

  7. Boston Celtics Stay Undefeated in Summer League Behind Sullinger and Moore

    For the first time since 2007, the Boston Celtics have fielded a roster for both the Orlando and Las Vegas NBA Summer Leagues, and the early returns are encouraging...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 2,496 reads 1 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Don't Be Surprised When David Ortiz Skips Town

    The aftermath of last week’s public break-up between Ray Allen and the Celtics taught Boston sports lovers that loyalty between a team and a star must go both ways to last...

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  9. Boston Celtics: Will Jason Terry Be an Effective Replacement for Ray Allen?

    Sharp-shooting Ray Allen ’s decision to take his talents to South Beach and the rival Miami Heat has left the Boston Celtics painfully short on outside shooting and put them another lap back of the pace of the Eastern Conference elite...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 5,503 reads 4 comments

  10. Adrian Gonzalez: What's the Matter with the Red Sox First Baseman?

    When Theo Epstein wooed Adrian Gonzalez to Boston in 2011, the Red Sox front office thought it knew what it was getting: a career .291/.371/.50 8 lefty bat with Gold Glove credentials at first base...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 638 reads 3 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2012: Boston Celtics Trounced by Miami Heat in Game 6

    Boston's trusty ensemble was out of tune from the opening bars of Game 6 against the Miami Heat as the Celtics fell 98-79 to LeBron James and company, sending the series to a seventh game...

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  12. Rajon Rondo Conjures Series Turning Effort Against Miami Heat

    Rajon Rondo may be, in fact, a basketball sorcerer. If you don’t believe me, do yourself a favor and check out Rondo’s perfectly redirected tip out to a wide-open Mickael Pietrus in the corner...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 805 reads 0 comments

  13. Patriots OL Marcus Cannon, No Stranger to Gridiron, Takes to the Canvas

    Second-year Patriots tackle Marcus Cannon seems to have discovered a new talent this offseason, and it doesn't have anything to do with protecting No. 12 or pulling to block for a ballcarrier...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about 2 years ago 1,733 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs 2012: Rajon Rondo Statistically Outperforming Chris Paul

    Even the most ardent Boston homer would have a tough time arguing that Rajon Rondo is a better basketball player than Chris Paul ...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about over 2 years ago 3,101 reads 29 comments

  15. For Red Sox Rookie Daniel Nava, Second Time's the Charm... So Far

    For 29-year-old Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava , the journey to the big leagues has been no cakewalk. As a call-up in 2010, Nava launched the first pitch he saw into the Sox’ bullpen for a grand slam ...

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  16. 76ers vs. Celtics: Paul Pierce, Andre Iguodala and the Matchups That Matter

    After a hard-fought, physical series against the Atlanta Hawks , the Boston Celtics turn their attention to a familiar Atlantic Division foe in the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Shane O'Halloran Written by Shane O'Halloran about over 2 years ago 1,045 reads 5 comments