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  • Boston Red Sox Jun 2, 2023

    Red Sox Lefty Chris Sale Goes on IL for 6th Season in a Row

    The Red Sox placed left-hander Chris Sale on the injured list with shoulder inflammation on Friday, another setback for the seven-time All-Star as he attempts to re-establish himself as a reliable member of the rotation. “It’s just kind of a gut punch,” Sale told reporters before Friday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays. “I hate feeling like this....

  • Boston Red Sox Apr 2, 2021

    Red Sox Fall to Orioles on Opening Day

    John Means pitched seven innings of one-hit ball, allowing a single to lead off the game and retiring the last 18 batters he faced on Friday to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their rain-delayed opener. Means struck out five and allowed just two baserunners — the other on an error —…

  • Boston Celtics Dec 24, 2020

    Celtics Beat Bucks 122-121 in Opener

    Jayson Tatum banked in a fallaway, go-ahead 3-pointer in the final second, and Giannis Antetokounmpo missed the potential tying free throw with 0.4 seconds left, allowing the Boston Celtics to escape with a 122-121 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night in the teams’ season opener. Tatum scored 30 points and Jaylen Brown had 33 for Boston, which entered…

  • Boston Celtics Nov 19, 2020

    Celtics Pick Vanderbilt Guard Aaron Nesmith 14th in NBA Draft

    The Boston Celtics loaded up on backcourt depth in the NBA draft on Wednesday night, picking Vanderbilt shooting guard Aaron Nesmith and Oregon point guard Payton Pritchard in the first round. The Celtics used the No. 14 pick on Nesmith, a 6-foot-6, 215-pound sophomore who was averaging 23 points and shooting 51% before a foot injury ended his season 14…

  • Boston Red Sox Sep 27, 2020

    Ron Roenicke Not Returning as Red Sox Manager Next Season

    Ron Roenicke waited five years after his previous managerial job for another opportunity. When it finally came, it wasn’t much of an opportunity at all. The Red Sox told Roenicke before the final game of the season on Sunday that he will not be back in 2021, ending his tenure as a one-year, shotgun stopgap for a pandemic-shortened season with…

  • NHL Aug 15, 2020

    Bruins' Rask Opts Out of NHL Postseason

    In a stunning move, Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has opted out of the remainder of the NHL’s postseason. The defending Eastern Conference champions announced the decision Saturday morning, less than two hours before the team’s third game in its Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Carolina Hurricanes. “I want to be with my teammates competing, but at this...

  • Red Sox Aug 14, 2020

    Chris Sale Rehabbing the Best He Can for Red Sox

    Boston left-hander Chris Sale has had to adjust his rehab from Tommy John surgery because of the coronavirus pandemic. Sale isn’t able to go inside the Boston Red Sox facility in Fort Myers, Florida, so the team has put weights and other equipment in an outdoor batting cage. Which he also uses as a locker room. Some electric fans...

  • Boston Red Sox May 12, 2020

    Red Sox Reporter Turns Auctioneer, Raises $57K for Charity

    As a Boston Red Sox beat writer, Chris Cotillo found himself with a lot of spare time after the baseball season was suspended, and a nagging desire to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. He didn’t have any medical training or a secret stash of N95 masks. What he did have was a collection of signed baseball cards...

  • Apr 23, 2020

    Lack of Sports Doesn't Stop DraftKings From Going Public

    Sports daily fantasy and betting website DraftKings will debut as a publicly traded company Friday against a backdrop of a near-complete shutdown of athletic competition across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic. DraftKings’ move to Wall Street was sealed Thursday after shareholders of a blank-check company, Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., approved a merger. Blank check companies typically are publicly…

  • Boston Red Sox Feb 14, 2020

    With Betts Gone, Red Sox Fill Holes in OF and at Leadoff

    When the Boston Red Sox traded Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers on the eve of spring training, they broke up the “Killer B’s” who patrolled the Fenway outfield and led the team to a World Series championship in 2018. Together, Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Andrew Benintendi formed one of the best outfields in baseball and became fan…

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