Boston Sports News
  • Bruins blow lead, lose to Ducks in overtime - March 27, 2015
    Though the Bruins came less than a minute away from the second point, the B€™s picked up a point with a 3-2 overtime loss to the Ducks to at least gain some ground on the Senators. read more
  • Ortiz: 'I never knowingly took any steroids' - March 27, 2015
    David Ortiz took to Derek Jeter s website, The Players Tribune, to voice his thoughts on a number of different topics the biggest being steroids. read more
  • Ortiz legs 'all right,' Castillo walk-off HR in win - March 26, 2015
    FORT MYERS, Fla. read more
  • McGuire on MFB: Chara not the same player - March 26, 2015
    NBC Sports NHL analyst Pierre McGuire made his weekly appearance Thursday on Middays with MFB to discuss the Bruins and their run to make the playoffs. read more
  • Vazquez (elbow) uncertain for Opening Day - March 26, 2015
    FORT MYERS, Fla. No one needs to remind manager John Farrell just how important 24-year-old catcher Christian Vazquez is to the future plans of the Red Sox. read more
  • Connolly could return by end of regular season - March 26, 2015
    Bruins right wing Brett Connolly was initially expected to miss six weeks after a Dennis Seidenberg wrist shot left him with a broken finger in his second practice as a member of the Bruins earlier this month. read more
  • Krejci probable to return vs. Ducks - March 26, 2015
    David Krejci will take warmups and is probable to play Thursday night against the Ducks, Claude Julien said after the Bruins€™ morning skate. read more
  • Sox option Cecchini, reassign Owens, cut Boggs - March 26, 2015
    FORT MYERS, Fla. The Red Sox continue to make moves to round their Opening Day roster into form. Before Thursdays game against the Twins, the team made a series of transactions to trim the roster down. read more
  • Victorino blasts critics: 'Come show up' - March 26, 2015
    FORT MYERS, Fla. Over the past few days much has been made of Shane Victorino and Cole Hamels, with the Red Sox potentially giving up prospects (most notably Mookie Betts and Blake Swihart) to get a number one starter. Victorino has taken exception to the matter and spoke to WEEI.coms Rob Bradford Thursday morning calling out the critics. read more
  • Reports: Belichick gets upset at league meeting - March 26, 2015
    Its been known for years Bill Belichick has been in favor of having fixed cameras on all boundary lines on the playing field to help with instant replay reviews. read more


Ortiz defends legacy regarding PEDs

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz still carries the sting from perceptions that resulted from the 2009 report in the New York Times that he was one of 103 players flagged in anonymous survey testing in 2003 for performance-enhancing drugs. more

Victorino takes issue with radio hosts’ trade comments

Shane Victorino was offended by comments from Boston talk show hosts Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti that suggested he’d like to see Mookie Betts traded so that the Red Sox can get Cole Hamels. more

Castillo turns extra time into walk-off party

Rusney Castillo hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to lift the Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the Twins on Thursday. more

Weekly Patriots chat recap

Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat. Today’s chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:

1. Revisiting the NFL’s annual meeting and the vibe around Bill Belichick and the Patriots.

2. Patriots, Jets and tampering.

3. Draft thoughts and why a defensive tackle like Florida State’s Eddie Goldman could fit the bill.

4. Revisiting cornerback Darrelle Revis’ remarks about the Patriots not being in the ballpark of what he was looking for financially. more

Isaiah Thomas Took Issue With Dwyane Wade’s Staredown After Back Injury

Isaiah Thomas did not appreciate the long look Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade gave him after suffering a hard fall in early March. more

Red Sox want Cecchini to work on versatility

With Pablo Sandoval entrenched at third for the Red Sox, the club will have prospect Garin Cecchini move around the diamond at Triple-A. Lefty Henry Owens, ranked fourth by among lefty pitching prospects, was reassigned to Minor League camp. more

Celtics Left Looking For Answers After ‘Sickening’ Performance Against Heat

The Celtics are dealing with more questions than answers after failing to show up for a crucial contest against the shorthanded Miami Heat on Wednesday night. more

One view of Patriots’ free-agent approach

Mike Sando of’s Insider puts together his initial thoughts/grades on each NFL team’s free-agency moves, tapping the analysis of scouts and front-office personnel. It’s always an enjoyable read.

As they were last year, these grades will be revisited in the coming months and adjusted so corrections can be made. For example, the Buccaneers were widely lauded as having the best free-agent approach at this time in 2014. Fast-forward to 2015 and they are picking No. more

Weekly Patriots chat at 11 a.m. ET

Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat. Today’s chat kicks off at 11 a.m. ET and questions can be asked in advance.

Catch up then. more

Closing Patriots’ notebook on NFL meeting

PHOENIX — Closing the book on the NFL’s annual meeting with a few leftover thoughts and notes:

1. The league’s rule change to restrict the usage of eligible receivers as ineligible was obviously a direct result of Bill Belichick’s strategy from the playoffs. I look forward to seeing what Belichick has up his hoodie sleeve in the 2015 season that forces the NFL to make another change. Arguably no one knows the too-big-for-its-own-good rule book better than Belichick, who it sometimes seems is operating on a higher level than his coaching peers. more

Darrelle Revis says Patriots’ offer wasn’t in ballpark of what he was seeking

PHOENIX — Cornerback Darrelle Revis was a guest on the “Michael Kay Show” on ESPN New York 98.7 FM on Wednesday and here were a few of the notable sound bites from a new england patriots perspective:

How competitive the Patriots’ contract offer was in free agency. “I’m obviously not going speak the numbers. But I had the option, the $20 million option they could have exercised and they didn’t. Then we tried to work on a deal, and the deal, we felt that it wasn’t in the ballpark of what we were looking for. more

Chip Kelly’s intel on Bradley Fletcher

PHOENIX — What type of player are the new england patriots getting in seven-year veteran cornerback Bradley Fletcher?

Fletcher seemed to lose confidence last season with the Eagles, who decided that a fresh start would be best for both sides. But Eagles coach Chip Kelly had complimentary things to say about the 6-foot-0, 200-pound Fletcher.

“I love Fletch,” he said Wednesday at the NFC coaches breakfast. “[He's] the ultimate competitor. Works his tail off every single day in practice. more