1. New England Patriots Workmanlike in Win over Baltimore Ravens

    Anyone who watches a Patriots postgame press conference knows that memorable quotes are hard to come by. They’re the typical, “We need to play better,” or the “That was ...

    Ben Carder Written by Ben Carder about almost 5 years ago 396 reads 1 comments

  2. Patriots Look Improved in Win Over Falcons

    It wasn’t the Patriots circa 2007, but Belichick’s boys did more than enough to win yesterday afternoon, defeating the Atlanta Falcons 26-10 in front of a rain-soaked capacity crowd at Gillette Stadium...

    Ben Carder Written by Ben Carder about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 4 comments

  3. Curt Schilling Says No to Senate Run: Too Bad, He'd Have Been Fun To Watch

    After several weeks of speculation and “Will he? or Won’t he?” interviews, 38pitches.com founder made it official on HBO’s Joe Buck Live this week: No senate run for Schilling...

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  4. Is the WNBA on the Way Out? Why the League Should Consider Game Changes

    So the WNBA Conference Finals are set. In the East, it’s the Shock vs. the Fever; in the West, it’s the Sparks vs. the Mercury. Hoping to whet WNBA enthusiasts’ appetites, ESPN...

    Ben Carder Written by Ben Carder about almost 5 years ago 175 reads 1 comments

  5. Jets Embarrass Patriots: Rhodes' Prediction Comes True with Pats Poor Showing

    In the run up to the 100th all-time meeting between the Patriots and Jets, the AFC East rivalry contained all the hallmarks of a hard fought battle. For instance, in the preceding 99 games, both teams had 49 wins (one game ending in a tie)...

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  6. Elementary, My Dear Watson: Why Benjamin Watson's Return Is a No Brainer

    Benjamin Watson makes his long awaited return to the grid iron Friday, but you sure wouldn’t know that if most of your Boston sports knowledge comes from the radio dial. That’s because No...

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  7. Justin Masterson Trade No Master Stroke

    When someone feels as though they’ve been wronged and that it demands some sort of response, it’s often suggested that the person writing the letter “sit on it...

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  8. Dice-K Drama: Red Sox Should Allow Hurler to Throw Longer

    “Disappointing” was the word of the day Tuesday in Red Sox land, as Boston’s boys of summer turned in a disappointing bullpen performance, punctuated by Jonathan Papelbon’s third blown save of the season...

    Ben Carder Written by Ben Carder about 5 years ago 358 reads 8 comments

  9. Time For Favre To Pack It In

    In 1979, Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” hit the top of the Billboard country music charts. The song’s toe-tapping melody kept it at the top for several weeks, but what really ...

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  10. With Rasheed Wallace, Celtics Should Proceed with Caution

    The Celtics’ signing of Rasheed Wallace is arguably the most impactful acquisition in the NBA’s brief offseason...

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  11. Wimbledon Wailing: WTA Chief Can Make Statement with Shrieking Shutdown

    With the women’s Grand Slam tennis season in full swing, there are a number of regular rituals that make tennis a joy for the senses: For the eyes, the swaying of finely-toned hips as they prepare for the incoming 100 mph serve...

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  12. (Not So) Over the Hill: Eight Great Performances by Grandpas—and Mas—of Sports

    In a pop culture world that venerates youth and the next new thing, the sporting world remains a bastion for the wizened and experienced; an arena (pardon the pun) where the doyens are extolled just as much—if not more—than the tenderfoots...

    Ben Carder Written by Ben Carder about over 5 years ago 142 reads 3 comments

  13. Michael Vick Returning To NFL? Maybe In Dog Years

    It seems like only yesterday, former Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick walked into Surry County Circuit Court to face sentencing on running an elaborate dog fighting operation...

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  14. Boston Sports Scene: Battered, Beaten, and Bruised

    There's a scourge that's wreaking havoc in Boston. It was originally detected at 4 Yawkey Way this past summer, but because its effects were fairly normal, no one gave it much attention...

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  15. 'Pepper'ed with Possibility: New England Pats Can Still Make Good On Bad Deal

    In Bill we trust. In Bill we trust. In Bill we trust. Like an incantation, this refrain has been repeated over and over again by members of Patriots Nation after last weekend’s misbegotten ...

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