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What time does Preakness start? Updated odds

The 2018 Preakness Stakes will take place this Saturday from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland with the field set to compete for a $1.5 million prize. The Preakness is known as “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans” and is the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. The...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 4:10pm

NBA trade rumors: Kawhi Leonard for 76ers No. 10 pick

It's no mystery that the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to make a big splash this summer.  After being the proverbial doormats of the NBA for the last five years, the Sixers' process came together in 2017-18, winning 52 games while making it to the Eastern Conference semifinals before...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 2:31pm

LeBron likely to quit down 0-2, mentally onto Lakers?

In his NBA postseason career, LeBron James has been the king of the split as most of his less-talented teams have at least won one of two in the first two games in a series. LeBron helped fuel the Cavaliers' phenomenal comeback in the 2016 NBA Finals against Golden State, a series in which the...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:21am

Red Sox need Chris Sale and David Price to be dominant

The Red Sox offense is still humming as it is right behind the Yankees for the MLB lead in total runs scored this season with 223. Even in the power department, which was the Sox’ Achilles heel last season, they rank No. 3 in all of baseball with 56 dingers. Mookie Betts owns one of the best...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:11pm

What does cursive signature writing on Celtics court say?

Fans watching the Boston Celtics trounce the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-83, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on ABC this past Sunday might have noticed some scribbled letters near the Celtics’ bench at TD Garden. At least they appear to be scribbled letters while watching the game on...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:51pm

Rumors NBA Mock Draft: Mavericks Bulls to surprise

At this point in the NBA Draft cycle, it looks like Arizona center DeAndre Ayton and Slovenia guard Luka Doncic are the only true threats to be picked number one overall this coming June. After those two, there is a group of Michael Porter, Jaren Jackson, Marvin Bagley, Mohamed Bamba and Trae Young...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:14pm

Source: MLS tweaking trade rule to Discretionary TAM signings

Discretionary Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) is a relatively new initiative by MLS, one that looks poised for a change to its implementation in the not too distant future. Metro has learned that players signed via Discretionary TAM can now be traded, a move that MLS could announce this week, a...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 12:28pm

Sports gambling changing forever: What states, what is new?

Cancel that trip to Vegas. In the very near future you will be able to wager real money on any number of sports – whether it be on your phone or at a local sports book right around the block from where you live. Oh, and you will now be able to do this on the up and up – fully legal....

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 5:57pm

Underdog Celtics ready to take on LeBron, Cavs in Game 2

To say that the last two playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers have been ugly for the Celtics would be an understatement.   They were swept in the first round of the 2015 playoffs, and lost in five games last year, though all four of their losses were by double-digits including a 44...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 5:09pm

Burke: LeBron is going to have to do it alone against Celtics

This series is not even close to being over, but make no mistake – today is a glorious Monday if you’re a Boston sports fan. The Celtics’ 2017-18 playoff run was already one of the most improbable and impressive stretches in the rich sports history of this city, but Sunday’...

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 6:57pm

How did David Price hurt his hand?

David Price is saying goodnight to Fortnite. On Thursday, the Boston Red Sox pitcher insisted that playing video games didn’t trigger his carpal tunnel syndrome, but that he won’t be tapping his thumbs to the ultra-popular Fortnite title in the team’s clubhouse again. "I...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:13am

Cavs Celtics schedule: Eastern Conference Finals dates

The Celtics, sans Kyrie Irving, are the clear underdog in the NBA's Final Four but with Brad Stevens steering the Boston ship anything seems possible right now … even beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs went 2-1 against the Celtics in the regular season but two of...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:16am

Tristan Thompson opens up about Khloe Kardashian

Tristan Thompson has been quiet since a video of him cheating surfacedjust before his fiancée, Khloe Kardashian, gave birth to their daughter last month. But all that changed Wednesday, when the Cleveland Cavaliers center broke his silence by speaking about his newborn baby girl, True, with his...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 5:35pm

MLB trade rumors: Manny Machado Cubs, Dodgers, Mets

As it becomes more and more clear that the Baltimore Orioles will be one of the worst teams in Major League Baseball, the trade rumors involving All-Star infielder Manny Machado continue to gain traction.  Through 36 games, the Orioles are 9-27 and already out of contention in the AL East....

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 3:29pm

When is the Preakness Stakes horse race - What day?

The Kentucky Derby is in the books, so now the attention of horse racing fans everywhere turns to the 2018 Preakness Stakes, which will take place soon from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Justify is the early favorite to take the Preakness crown, owning 1-2 odds. Good Magic is right...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 1:02pm

Celtics Brad Stevens is a genius until he runs into LeBron

In the early portion of LeBron James' career, the Celtics owned him. The C's dismissed him in the 2008 playoffs in seven games before going on to win the NBA title, and they effectively ended his first Cleveland tenure by upsetting a far-more talented Cavs team in the 2010 semi-finals....

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:54pm

Free live stream Celtics 76ers: Live streaming Sixers link

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will continue their best-of-seven NBA playoffs series Wednesday night at TD Garden with the Celtics owning the opportunity to close out Philly in the fifth game. The game will be broadcast live on TNT and will also live stream on the TNT Drama App. The...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:46pm

Hey Brad Marchand - Your last lick should be your final lick

The Boston Bruins need Brad Marchand.   Let me make that perfectly clear, before you accuse me of trying to run him out of town. That, I am not.   The Bruins need Marchand. So I will not even listen to a conversation about a potential trade. I don’t care what you have coming...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:43pm

NBA Playoffs: Expect Celtics - Sixers Game 5 to get mighty physical

Any good-to-great NBA playoff series has a high level of chippiness, where it seems like some of the more emotional players on the floor are an elbow to the face or a shove in the chest away from throwing a haymaker. We saw this in the first round with Terry Rozier and Eric “Don’t call...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:45pm

Latest on CJ and Jolene LaFrance Syracuse cancer scheme

Last August, the Syracuse University football team invited a then-nine-year-old boy, who they were told was suffering from cancer, to attend their practice. There, according to ESPN, CJ LaFrance got to play catch with Orange linebacker Kielan Whitner and the team’s then-wide receiver Ervin...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:34pm