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2017-18 Bruins begin to take shape

With defenseman Colin Miller predictably getting selected by the Las Vegas Golden Knights in last week’s expansion draft and then six guys getting picked on Friday and Saturday in the 2017 NHL Draft, the next edition of the Bruins has started to be formed. Things will really get ramped up on...

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 4:27pm

Celtics - Paul George NBA trade rumors

Celtics boss Danny Ainge has said many times that he is not afraid to trade for a superstar player in the final year of his contract. Ainge has never backed up that boast in his 14 years at the helm of the C's, but during the NBA Draft on Thursday night it looked like the ultimate gamble might...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:51pm

NBA rumors: Knicks could deal Kristaps Porzingis to Suns, Celtics

Hold on to your butts, Knicks fans.  A source has told Tim Montemayor of 1580 The Fanatic that the Knicks and Phoenix Suns are "close" to a deal that would send New York's young star Kristaps Porzingis to the Western Conference team. Porzingis has been available on the...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:28pm

Vegas Golden Knights 2017 NHL expansion draft results

They have the venue, the jerseys and on Wednesday night, the Vegas Golden Knights saw most of its roster take shape in the 2017 NHL expansion draft from T-Mobile Arena in the newest franchise's future home.  The NHL's 31st franchise selected one unprotected player from each of the...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:35am

David Ortiz retirement ceremony Friday at Fenway

When David Ortiz grabs the microphone at Fenway on Friday night during his retirement ceremony, he should first shout, “This is our f---ing city,” followed by, “And this is my f---ing team!” Many Bostonians are hoping the ultimate drama then occurs, with Ortiz announcing...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:32pm

Celtics may have made big mistake by passing on Markelle Fultz

I'll admit it. I jumped aboard the Markelle Fultz hype-train. I bought in. I was prepared for Fultz to be the next superstar point guard in the NBA. And I was expecting him to be just that in Boston, as the No. 1 overall pick.   So when the Celtics traded down to No. 3 overall this past...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:23pm

Russell Westbrook - Lakers - Celtics NBA trade rumors

The Lakers and Celtics are both looking to assemble super teams right now, and almost every big name under the NBA sun is being mentioned in trade rumors – including Russell Westbrook. Westbrook being traded out of Oklahoma City this summer is far-fetch for sure, but it is possible. The...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:56pm

Malcolm Gladwell says Tom Brady should retire — now

Tom Brady's wife told the media a few months ago that the Patriots' superstar quarterback — the man atop most rankings of not only the greatest QB in NFL history but also the greatest player in NFL history — had concussions during the season that he did not disclose. Ignoring...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:18pm

Metro Sports Editors argue Celtics, Knicks, Sixers, NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft is just over 24 hours away and the rumors continue to fly. The Celtics and Sixers already made a whopper of a deal, and the Knicks are poised to make huge noise as well by trading Kristaps Porzingis, Carmelo Anthony or both. Metro's Sports Editors in Boston (Matt Burke),...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

Every NHL team's greatest jersey ever

With the NHL and Adidas releasing their new-look jerseys on Wednesday night, we here at Metro decided to take a trip back in time and take a look at the best jerseys each team has worn. Fair warning, I am a '90s kid, which means some of my choices may shock and horrify you. But you can at...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:29pm

Bruins will see transactions of all kinds in coming days

This isn’t your typical quiet off-season in the NHL, in fact the next few days are going to be what the league hopes is someday remembered as a monumental time in its history.    In addition to the usual NHL Awards ceremony on Wednesday (8, NBCSN) which is annually held in Las...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:23pm

Every future Celtics NBA Draft pick

The Celtics lined their war chest by acquiring yet another first round pick, adding a future lottery pick from the Sixers, moving back to third overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Here's a full list of the picks and restrictions the team has in upcoming drafts by year: 2017 1st round...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:24pm

Kevin Love to Celtics in trade via Knicks? NBA rumors update

The Celtics have been in love with Kevin Love for years, the Knicks are in desperate need of draft picks and LeBron wants to play with his buddy Carmelo Anthony in Cleveland. Wouldn’t now be the time for these three teams to made a mega three-way trade? The Cavs might be the only team not...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:14pm

Red Sox pitching continues to lead the way, bats have been spotty

The Red Sox (38-30) will continue their road trip this week in Kansas City, facing a disappointing Royals (32-35) team in a three-game set.   The Sox had mixed results last week as they took three of four from the Phillies but were shutout in a Chris Sale start on Thursday. They then beat...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:35pm

Klay Thompson - Celtics trade rumors: Latest on NBA trades

Celtics boss Danny Ainge is a master at milking the clock on the trade market. While right now it looks like the Celtics will trade the No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for guard Jimmy Butler (as ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith pointed out Monday on First Take...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:34pm

NBA trade rumors: Latest on Markelle Fultz, Paul George, more

NBA fans didn't have to wait too long after the finals for the excitement to ramp back up.  Over the weekend, the Boston Celtics dealt their No. 1 overall selection in this Thursday's draft to the Philadelphia 76ers for this year's No. 3 pick and a first rounder next year. ...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:59am

Fantasy baseball: Hold Aaron Judge, Alex Wood

Every season gives us plenty of fantasy breakouts and busts. This week and next, we’ll take a closer look at players who have surprised or disappointed fantasy owners, and determine their outlooks for the remainder of 2017. Today, our focus is on the guys who have exceeded expectations....

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

Celtics - Anthony Davis trade rumors: The latest on NBA trades

Could the Celtics be seeking a trade for Anthony Davis? Anything is possible in today’s NBA. There’s a meme floating around the Internet of the body of the Lord of the Rings character Gollum, sporting the head of Celtics boss Danny Ainge. Gollum/Ainge is holding on to all of his draft...

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 5:52pm

WWE Talk: Money in the Bank preview - Lana to win?

It’s Money in the Bank time once again. For a minor Pay-Per-View, Money in the Bank feels as close to a major event as it can get. In a match style that could be considered the last bastion of carnage in the post-PG era, this ladder match never disappoints our wrestling fan lizard brain. And...

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:48pm

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Celtics trade for Jimmy Butler at 3 spot

In our latest 2017 NBA Mock Draft, we obviously highlight the unreal Celtics – Sixers trade involving presumed No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz. We also factor in what the Celtics might be up to next. If Celtics boss Danny Ainge holds on to the No. 3 pick and simply picks Josh Jackson and...

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:15pm