Boston Red Sox avoid sweep with blowout of Oakland Athletics

This matchup between two of the top teams in the American League lived up to its billing, although it looked hairy for the Boston Red Sox through the first two games. After dropping games one and two of the three-game set without much offense to speak of, the bats woke up in game three toContinue reading “Boston Red Sox avoid sweep with blowout of Oakland Athletics”

Lackluster second half effort seals Boston Celtics fate in loss to Miami Heat

Well, as if we didn’t all already know this was coming, the Boston Celtics are now stuck participating in the play-in tournament when the NBA playoffs begin in just a few weeks. Their 129-121 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night in Boston completely got away from them in the second half after aContinue reading “Lackluster second half effort seals Boston Celtics fate in loss to Miami Heat”

Boston Celtics unable to complete comeback on Tommy Heinsohn Day

On the day that the Boston Celtics paid tribute to the life and legacy of Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn, they didn’t do the one thing that the former player, coach, and broadcaster always demanded: play hard. The Miami Heat led the whole way, with Jimmy Butler posting a near triple-double to pave the path forContinue reading “Boston Celtics unable to complete comeback on Tommy Heinsohn Day”

Boston Celtics pummel Orlando Magic in Kemba Walker’s return

Kemba Walker returned from the oblique strain that had kept him on the bench for the last five games to lead the Boston Celtics to a much-needed 132-96 win over the Orlando Magic. Walker led the way with 32, Jayson Tatum added 27 and the C’s led wire to wire to move into the 6-seedContinue reading “Boston Celtics pummel Orlando Magic in Kemba Walker’s return”

Jayson Tatum stays hot but Boston Celtics fall to Portland Trail Blazers

Up and down and up and down they go. The Boston Celtics roller coaster season continued Sunday night with a 129-119 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers at TD Garden. Following Jayson Tatum’s 60-point outing on Friday night against the Spurs, Boston was unable to keep the momentum going and fell short in the secondContinue reading “Jayson Tatum stays hot but Boston Celtics fall to Portland Trail Blazers”

Grading the New England Patriots 2021 NFL Draft haul

Coming off a very disappointing 2020 season, the New England Patriots find themselves in a situation they rarely have under coach Bill Belichick: picking in the first half of the first round. In a draft that likely will set the groundwork for the next era of Patriots football, it’s critical that Belichick and the restContinue reading “Grading the New England Patriots 2021 NFL Draft haul”

Boston Celtics stay confusing with win over Charlotte Hornets

It’s official: the 2020-21 Boston Celtics are the most confusing team we’ve had in Boston in quite a while. Coming off of three straight losses, including to a team that had lost 14 in a row going into the game in the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Boston Celtics looked like a totally different team inContinue reading “Boston Celtics stay confusing with win over Charlotte Hornets”

Boston Celtics never recover from Charlotte Hornets hot start, fall in Sunday matinee

In what must come as a surprise to absolutely nobody, the Boston Celtics played terribly in yet another afternoon game. This time, they got blown out by the undermanned Charlotte Hornets 125-104 on Sunday afternoon in Charlotte. The Hornets got 24 from Devonte’ Graham, 22 from PJ Washington, and 21 from Terry Rozier, while BostonContinue reading “Boston Celtics never recover from Charlotte Hornets hot start, fall in Sunday matinee”

Late comeback attempt falls short as Boston Celtics lose to the Brooklyn Nets

This one hurts. After gaining some real momentum with a big win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night, the Boston Celtics were unable to keep it rolling and ended up losing to the Brooklyn Nets 109-104 Friday night in Brooklyn. The loss puts the C’s at 32-28, good for sixth place in the East,Continue reading “Late comeback attempt falls short as Boston Celtics lose to the Brooklyn Nets”

Boston Red Sox stay hot, take 3 of 4 from Minnesota Twins

All good things must come to an end. After pushing their winning streak to nine games, the Boston Red Sox finally lost on Thursday afternoon, but not before they put the rest of the league on notice. Coming into this four game set with the Minnesota Twins, the Boston Red Sox had won six gamesContinue reading “Boston Red Sox stay hot, take 3 of 4 from Minnesota Twins”