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Is 2018 team the best Red Sox team ever? Rankings

On almost all of the dozen of DVDs that were released following the Red Sox’ 2004 title that broke the Curse of the Bambino is a clip of pitcher Curt Schilling toasting his teammates and screaming, “To the greatest Red Sox team EVER!!!!” At the time, Schilling was probably right...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:33pm

Alex Cora and JD Martinez World Series champions in first year in Boston

It can’t possibly be as easy as manager Alex Cora and star hitter J.D. Martinez just made it look, right? In his first ever season as an MLB manager, Cora became the first Puerto Rican to lead his team to a World Series championship as the Red Sox beat the Dodgers four games to one with a 5-1...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:26pm

What Eagles must do during bye week: Glen Macnow

Congratulations to the Eagles for escaping London with a win – angst-inducing as it was to watch. Now, they head into the bye week at 4-4, with three of their next four games at home against division opponents. With their playoff hopes alive, it’s the perfect time for the Birds to rest...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 3:30pm

Yankees MLB rumors: Latest on Bryce Harper, Manny Machado

So begins a nauseating offseason for the New York Yankees as they watch the Boston Red Sox celebrate their ninth World Series title in franchise history.  After watching their division rivals celebrate an ALDS victory on their own field, the 100-win Yankees will be looking for the final...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:44pm

Giants NFL trade rumors: Landon Collins future uncertain

The New York Giants fire sale that began last week has slowed down significantly. But with one day still to go before the NFL's Oct. 30 trade deadline, there is still a chance that some big names are on their way out, including star safety Landon Collins.  At 24 years old, the notion of...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:17pm

Giants benching Eli Manning for Kyle Lauletta a good idea?

While it might not have been thought possible, things have gone from bad to worse for the New York Giants and veteran quarterback Eli Manning.  A 20-13 Week 8 loss to the Washington Redskins have dropped the Giants to 1-7 on the season as the franchise seemingly plays out the remainder of the...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:51am

MLB rumors: Clayton Kershaw to Yankees?

For the second-straight season, the Los Angeles Dodgers and their ace Clayton Kershaw, have come up short in the World Series after dropping Game 5 to the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Sunday night.  It marks the fourth time in the past six years that the Dodgers have lost in the NLCS or later as the...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:20am

Red Sox win 2018 World Series: Boston champs once again

The Red Sox entered October with a million question marks regarding their ability to perform well under playoff pressure. Turns out it was no sweat.  The Sox shredded the Yankees in four games, the Astros in five, and polished off the Dodgers in the World Series in five games as well. A 5-1...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 11:43pm

Reeling Villanova crushed by lowly New Hampshire

It looks like Villanova’s season of redemption, which started off with a bang with a stunning upset of Temple at the Linc, followed by a blowout of Lehigh, may well end with a whimper. Following Saturday’s stunning 34-0 loss to 1-6 New Hampshire, who scored on a 75-yard run on the...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 10:25pm

3 takeaways from Eagles Week 8 win over Jaguars in London

After a disappointing fourth-quarter collapse last Sunday to the Carolina Panthers, the Philadelphia Eagles were able to outlast the Jacksonville Jaguars in a tough, hard-nosed battle at Wembley Stadium on Sunday for a 24-18 victory. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and the offense did not get off...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 8:35pm

Red Sox Jackie Bradley thriving on the big stage

Jackie Bradley Jr. will never be confused with Ken Griffey Jr. as a great all-around center fielder. He’s got the defense down pat for sure, but his offensive production has long been less-than-desirable. JBJ hit just .234 this season, and in his best offensive season ever (2016) he had just...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 5:36pm

3 Things to watch for as Patriots face Bills on Monday Night Football

The Patriots are on the road for an AFC East showdown in Buffalo on Monday. While the Bills are 2-5 on the season, they own arguably the league’s worst offense and are down to their backup quarterback Derek Anderson. Anderson was only able to muster up five points in his first start of the...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 5:18pm

Mets hire Brodie Van Wagenen as new general manager

The New York Mets have agreed to terms with long-time agent Brodie Van Wagenen to become the team's next general manager, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported on Sunday.  It will be made official during a press conference sometime this week after the 2018 World Series concludes....

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:41pm

Red Sox one win away from World Series title

The Red Sox are just one win away from winning their fourth World Series title in the past 14 years as a 9-6 victory over the Dodgers in Game 4 Saturday night put them up 3-1 in the 2018 Fall Classic. The Boston offense was ugly throughout the majority of the 18-inning Marathon game on Friday...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:28am

Dodgers climb back in series, beating Red Sox in seven hour Marathon

The Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Red Sox in the longest game in World Series history Friday night and into Saturday morning as LA downed Boston, 3-2, in Game 3 of the championship set. The Red Sox lead the series 2-1 heading into Saturday night's Game 4 in Los Angeles.  Max Muncy was...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:55am

Sixers need another shot creator to achieve ultimate success

Through five regular season games, it is painfully clear that the Sixers need another shot creator on offense. As they are currently constructed, the Sixers only have only two players who can create their own offense. Those two guys are third-year center Joel Embiid and veteran JJ Redick. Embiid...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:23pm

Sixers need to solve Fultz soap opera

The Philadelphia 76ers have played five games and lost three of them. More than wins and losses, head coach Brett Brown has to make sure he doesn’t lose something else – Markelle Fultz’s confidence. Or Fultz for that matter. The former No. 1 overall pick may be the most...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:10pm

3 things to watch for when Eagles, Jaguars duel in London

The Philadelphia Eagles are heading across the pond to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday (9:30 a.m. ET, NFL Network/6ABC) in an international gridiron contest at Wembley Stadium in London, England. For the Eagles, they are back in another must-win game, after collapsing in the fourth...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 1:57pm

Giants NFL trade rumors: Latest on Eli Manning, Janoris Jenkins

The total rebuild of the New York Giants is on after the trading of cornerback Eli Apple and defensive tackle Damon Harrison earlier this week. It's just the start as ESPN's Jordan Raanan reported that anyone on the defense is up for sale for "the right price." The decision to...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:26am

David Price shines as Red Sox go up 2-0 in World Series over Dodgers

The Red Sox are now two wins away from a World Series crown, thanks in large part to another gem of a pitching performance from David Price of all people. Price got his second straight postseason win on Wednesday night, pitching six full innings while giving up just two earned runs on three hits....

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:02am