Sports

Hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE: Study

With more information coming out about chronic traumatic encephalopathy — the degenerative brain disease commonly known as CTE — there’s been a spotlight on the NFL’s “concussion crisis.” But concussions, though certainly frightening, aren’t the big worry...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:31am

2018 Red Sox World Series parade date, route

Cue the duck boats, because Boston is ready to celebrate with another Red Sox World Series parade. The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions once again after winning Game Five on Sunday night against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Now, the only concern fans have is when they can take to the...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:26am

Everything to know about Head of the Charles 2018

One sure sign of October in Boston, besides the falling leaves and Halloween-decorated brownstones, is the Head of the Charles, the annual regatta that takes over the Charles River and its surroundings as thousands of spectators gather to watch the rowers. Head of the Charles 2018 is right around...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:14pm

Lexi Thompson (LPGA star) hot, new Instagram pics

Lexi Thompson has been in the headlines lately and it hasn't been thanks to her being a mainstay on the LPGA Tour at age 22. As a teenage-golf phenom, Thompson burst onto the scene a few years back and has 10 pro victories to her credit. But last week at the LPGA's Masters, the thrill of...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:20pm

NSFW Hot, sexy Instagram pics of Yasmine Nicole (Dak Prescott girlfriend)

Dak Prescott says he is not having sex with his girlfriend, Instagram model Yasmine Nicole, during the football season. You know, for good luck. Well the 2-3 Cowboys aren't having much luck, as they just heard they could be losing running back Ezekiel Elliott for six weeks when his suspension...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:18pm

Ashley Wagner new NSFW (U.S. figure skater) hot, sexy Instagram pics

This past weekend Ashley Wagner, the 26-year-old figure skater who medalled last Olympics in Russia, expressed frustration that she placed fourth in the United States Championships — missing out on a trip to Korea for next month's 2018 games. "I'm furious," she told the...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:14pm

Ronda Rousey nude pics 'leak' (new photo gallery)

Ronda Rousey is set to be featured inSports Illustrated's swimsuit issue this month, but she won't be wearing a swimsuit. She'll be wearing body paint. You can view the photos here and here. The photos were "leaked" on the Internet Monday, but it's highly likely that...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:10pm

Brandon Spikes: Boys with Aaron Hernandez and Tom Brady; once appeared in porn video (NSFW)

Just 21 days after Brandon Spikes’ second stint in Foxboro began, it has now come to an end after the Patriots released the linebacker following a bizarre incident involving an abandoned car this past weekend. A 2011 Mercedes Maybach registered to Spikes was found abandoned and with front-...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:09pm

Rachel DeMita hot, sexy new Instagram pics (NBA2k TV host)

Rachel DeMita is known among video game nerds as the host of the first ever regularly broadcast studio show in gaming for NBA2k17 where she interviews NBA stars and takes a look at some of the best players in the online basketball gaming world. But few know that this eye-catching host was once a...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:09pm

NFSW Mia Khalifa hot Instagram pics (former porn star, Joel Embiid troll)

Joel Embiid won Instagram again (he won on Twitter earlier this week when he tweeted at Donald Trump, looking for NBA All-Star Game support). Sorry to Mia Khalifa— the outspoken Washington sports fanatic, former porn star and social media savant. On Monday, Khalifacaptioned an Instagram...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:09pm

Oct. 15 declared NYCFC Soccer Day across city

Forget the World Cup, which had New York City going wild for soccer — errr, football — earlier this summer. The sport is getting its very own day across the five boroughs on Oct. 15, which has been declared NYCFC Soccer Day. NYCFC Soccer Day will feature players from the New York City...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:41pm

New exclusive Erica Herman - Tiger Woods girlfriend - pics, photos

One of the most interesting parts of the President's Cup this weekend wasn't the United States' dominating victory, fueled by stellar play from newcomers like Daniel Berger and Justin Thomas. It wasn't seeing Team USA celebrate with chest bumps and leaps of joy when Charlie Hoffman...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:50am

Back to School: Why kids need to play more than one sport

School is just back in session for most kids, and with the start of the academic year comes decisions about extracurricular activities. While sports are healthy and character-building, focusing on a single sport might not be the way to go for every kid. We talked to Dr. Alexis Colvin, an associate...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:33pm

Tough Mudder X champ Hunter McIntyre shares his most-shocking food habits

Hunter McIntyre always loved sports, but it wasn’t until he discovered Spartan Race in 2011 that he knew what he wanted to be when he grew up: a professional at obstacle course racing (OCR). The 29-year-old is now the reigning Tough Mudder X champion who will defend his title on Saturday...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:16am

New York Daily News layoffs: Which sports writers are out?

It was a dark Monday in the journalism world as the New York Daily News laid off roughly half of its newsroom, including a number of talented and popular sportswriters.  Owned by Chicago-based Tronc, the Daily News laid off a number of back-shop jobs shortly after taking over in September of...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:34pm

Top 5 Most American Sports Moments

With this being the eve of the Fourth of July, Metro thinks it’s only right to look back at the Top 5 Most American Sports Moments in history. 5. Whitney Houston's Rousing National Anthem at The Super Bowl Whitney Houston’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 5:33pm

Where to watch the World Cup in Boston

For diehard soccer fans and casual viewers alike, there’s plenty to do in the city as the World Cup in Russia approaches. From Irish sports bars to the home base for U.S. soccer fans, here’s a roundup of where to watch the World Cup in Boston in the coming weeks. It’s time to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:52am

Massachusetts House speaker sweeps sports betting off 2018 legislative table

House Speaker Robert DeLeo all but dashed the dreams of sports betting enthusiasts hoping that Massachusetts lawmakers might move quickly to capitalize on the newly legal industry, indicating Wednesday that he intended to take his time making a decision on whether to embrace sports gambling. The U...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 3:57pm

Playing youth tackle football leads to earlier CTE symptoms: Study

It’s now no secret that the hits most NFL players sustain during football games could lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease known as CTE that causes memory loss, aggression, confusion and more. But it’s not just those tackles in a national stadium...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:22am

Flyers 2017-18 season in review: Recounting the highs and lows

The Flyers locker room was somber and quiet, as expected, on Sunday after the team was eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, each of the half-dozen or so players, as well as the head coach, who were paraded in front of a giant throng of...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:52pm