Boston

Author's posts

Oct 20

Don’t call this a revenge game for the Falcons

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 7 of the Unconventional Preview, a serious-but-lighthearted, often-nostalgia-tinted look at the Patriots’ weekly matchup that runs right here every weekend. I have two rules or truths or demands or whatever you want to call them here today: 1. While Bill Belichick may

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/new-england-patriots/2017/10/20/dont-call-this-a-revenge-game-for-the-falcons?src=rss

Oct 13

Should the Red Sox trade Xander Bogaerts this offseason?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/10/13/should-the-red-sox-trade-xander-bogaerts-this-offseason?src=rss

Oct 12

David Ortiz shared his thoughts on John Farrell’s departure from the Red Sox

David Ortiz isn’t shy about voicing his opinion when he’s unhappy with management. Just ask Bobby Valentine. The retired slugger, however, had nothing but nice things to say about his former coach John Farrell, who was recently dismissed from his post as Red Sox manager. In a segment on FOX Sports

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/12/david-ortiz-shared-his-thoughts-on-john-farrells-departure-from-the-red-sox?src=rss

Oct 12

Morning sports update: Kyrie Irving noticed there’s a ‘vast difference’ between Boston and Cleveland

The Celtics played their last preseason game before their season opener on Tuesday, while Tom Brady reassured everyone that he’ll be playing on Sunday in spite of his injured shoulder. Celtics’ Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston: “It’s exciting to be back on the East Coast,” Irving said.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/10/12/morning-sports-update-kyrie-irving-noticed-theres-a-vast-difference-between-boston-and-cleveland?src=rss

Oct 12

John Farrell’s legacy defined by a series of yeah-buts

Dave Dombrowski had valid reasons for firing John Farrell.David L. Ryan/Globe Staff I can’t think of another coach or executive in the 40 years I’ve been hooked on Boston sports whose legacy is more defined by yeah-buts than John Farrell, former Red Sox manager. Know what I mean? There’s

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/12/john-farrells-legacy-defined-by-a-series-of-yeah-buts?src=rss

Oct 11

Put two Cleveland Indians minor leaguers together and you get… Tom Brady?

On their own, the names Ka’ai Tom and Sean Brady might not ring any bells in the Boston area. When standing next to each other, however, the two members of the Cleveland Indians farm system should look somewhat familiar. Take a closer look at their last names if you’re still unsure why. Brady

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/mlb/2017/10/11/put-two-cleveland-indians-minor-leaguers-together-and-you-get-tom-brady?src=rss

Oct 10

Who do you want to manage the Red Sox in 2018?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/10/10/who-do-you-want-to-manage-the-red-sox-in-2018?src=rss

Oct 09

Rain could be a factor in Red Sox-Astros Game 4

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: DAY GAME IT IS The Red Sox and Astros left Fenway Park on Sunday night not knowing what time they’d play Game 4. They were scheduled to start at 1:08 p.m. EDT, unless Cleveland finished off the Yankees in Game 3 of their ALDS later Sunday

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/09/rain-could-be-a-factor-in-red-sox-astros-game-4?src=rss

Oct 08

James Harden called Kevin McHale a ‘clown’ in response to comments about his leadership

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden says he “doesn’t usually go back-and-forth” with people who talk about him, but made an exception in the case of his former coach – and Celtics legend – Kevin McHale. After McHale commented on NBA TV’s Open Court series that Harden “is not a leader,” the

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-news/2017/10/08/james-harden-called-kevin-mchale-a-clown-in-response-to-comments-about-his-leadership?src=rss

Oct 08

Who’s that new guy? Meet Guerschon Yabusele, the Celtics’ new French bowling-ball forward

Call him French Draymond or Dancing Bear, Celtics rookie forward Guerschon Yabusele has earned a number of nicknames for his distinctive size and playing style. “That kid is a freak of nature,” Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown told ESPN earlier this year,…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/10/08/whos-that-new-guy-meet-guerschon-yabusele-the-celtics-new-french-bowling-ball-forward?src=rss

Oct 06

Nine Innings: For Red Sox, it was lose-trounced-repeat in Houston

Playing nine innings (Game 2 edition) while wondering if we’ll ever see the Win-Dance-Repeat celebration by the Red Sox outfielders in the postseason . . . 1. Well, isn’t this bleak? The Astros were the superior team entering the Division Series matchup with the Red Sox, and through the first

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/06/nine-innings-for-red-sox-it-was-lose-trounced-repeat-in-houston?src=rss

Oct 06

Will the Red Sox’ season end Sunday?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/10/06/will-the-red-sox-season-end-sunday?src=rss

Oct 06

David Price was the lone bright spot for the Red Sox on Friday

After Chris Sale got rocked in Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday, Red Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz fared no better in Game 2 on Friday. The left-hander gave up four earned runs in two innings before getting replaced by reliever Carson Smith with no outs duri…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/06/david-price-was-the-lone-bright-spot-for-the-red-sox-on-friday?src=rss

Oct 05

Here are the Game 1 lineups for the Red Sox and Astros

Sign up for Boston Globe’s 108 Stitches newsletter and be entered to win a four-pack of tickets to the Red Sox home game on August 28th.  Get everything baseball, straight from the desk of Alex Speier. Mon-Fri during the season, and weekly in the offseason.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/05/here-are-the-game-1-lineups-for-the-red-sox-and-astros?src=rss

Oct 05

Morning sports update: John Farrell says using Craig Kimbrel in the eighth and ‘someone else in the ninth’ is a possibility for the ALDS

It’s a big day for Boston sports fans: The Red Sox open their ALDS series in Houston, the Bruins kick off their season at the Garden, and the 2-2 Patriots look to stay above .500 down in Tampa Bay. Craig Kimbrel could take the mound as early as the eighth inning in the ALDS, according to manager

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/10/05/morning-sports-update-john-farrell-says-using-craig-kimbrel-in-the-eighth-and-someone-else-in-the-ninth-is-a-possibility-for-the-alds?src=rss

Oct 04

What is the most unexpected development with the Patriots so far?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/10/04/what-is-the-most-unexpected-development-with-the-patriots-so-far?src=rss