The Red Sox have gotten plenty of offense since the American League Championship Series began. Through the first five games they have scored 28 runs on 40 hits against the Astros, so you can't say the lineup hasn't been productive.
HOUSTON — When the Red Sox lost Game 1 on Friday, it was because they couldn’t capitalize on their chances, let Houston hang around too long and ultimately paid the price.
More than any other team in National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins have employed some of the game’s greatest defensemen. No one in the sport’s history can touch Boston’s Mount Rushmore of Rearguards: Eddie Shore, Bobby Orr, Raymond Bourque and Zdeno Chara.
BOSTON -- Five items of note from the Bruins' 4-3 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Wednesday night's final game of the preseason, as we now await the start of the 2021-22 campaign a week from Saturday against the Dallas Stars back at TD Garden:
When the season is on the line and it's one game for all the marbles, you want your best guy out there taking the mound.
FOXBOROUGH – After a full week of “Belichick vs. Brady,” and rightly so being the national and local media said so, I will take a brief look at a slightly different angle drawing little interest:
BOSTON -- Took in Saturday night's preseason tilt between the Bruins and New York Rangers at TD Garden, and these five thought occurred to me in the locals' 4-3 overtime loss:
Rodney Harrison has turned into a real sweetheart since becoming a well-known NFL studio analyst and commentator on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.
BOSTON — Hard as it's been for Red Sox fans to accept, Mookie Betts is not walking through that Fenway Park clubhouse door.
A narrative emerged after the trade deadline that the Red Sox hadn’t done enough. It didn’t help that the club fell into a tailspin right afterwards, the Yankees caught fire and the Red Sox fell from first place into a dogfight for the Wild Card.
Forget about what this series could have been. Forget about how this week could have been the Red Sox last best opportunity to close the gap between themselves and the first-place Tampa Bay Rays. Forget about all of the second half struggles and Boston’s recent inability to beat teams with a…
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sony Michel might have been the only person around the NFL who was shocked to hear he had been traded by the New England Patriots.
BOSTON — When Alex Cora first took over as Red Sox manager in 2018, it seemed like he could do no wrong. He always knew which buttons to press and his team responded by dominating from start to finish en route to a World Series title.
BOSTON — When former Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski signed Nathan Eovaldi to a four-year, $68 million extension after the 2018 season, he took a lot of flack. Eovaldi was a World Series hero, yes, but could the oft-injured starter stay healthy and prove himself a worthwhile long-term investment?
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Cam Newton will miss at least three days of practice this week after traveling to a team-approved, out of town medical appointment over the weekend, possibly opening the door for rookie Mac Jones to gain ground in their competition to be the Week…
When the Red Sox lost four out of five going into the All-Star Break, it was no sweat. They were first in the AL East and slumps happen in baseball all the time.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Newton resumed his habit of tossing the ball to fans after New England scored touchdowns. It's his way of showing appreciation to fans, especially after a season where most were forced to stay home.
As Chris Sale warmed up in the Fenway Park bullpen last Saturday, Dave Tollett leaned over the railing and watched as what felt like millions of butterflies floated through his chest.
NEW YORK — Garrett Whitlock always dreamed of playing at Yankee Stadium. From the day he was drafted by the New York Yankees he'd often imagine what it would be like to one day step on that field and pitch in front of a sold out crowd.
NEW YORK — The road map seemed clear for Alex Cora heading into the bottom of the fifth. Christian Vazquez had just homered to give the Red Sox a 3-2 lead, and with only seven innings of baseball thanks to the doubleheader Boston just need to hold the Yankees off for three more innings.
Compared to last year's disaster squad, the Red Sox starting rotation has been remarkably durable and adequate through the first two thirds of the season. None of the regular five starters have missed time on the injured list, and through the first two months the rotation was not only consis…
Amid a feeding frenzy unlike any we’ve seen at baseball’s trade deadline in recent memory, the Red Sox made three moves to bolster the team for what’s shaping up to be a furious American League playoff race.
The trade deadline is less than 24 hours away, and as of this writing the Red Sox have not yet made any moves. Boston’s biggest competitors in the American League, meanwhile have been plenty busy, so here’s where things stand heading into today’s 4 p.m. deadline.
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