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Boston Bruins Announce Another Series Of Training Camp Cuts: 5 Skaters Placed On Waivers

Boston Bruins announce another series of training camp cuts: 5 skaters placed on waivers

BOSTON, MA – SEPTEMBER 16: Jeremy Lauzon #79 of the Boston Bruins defends Jakub Vrana #13 of the Washington Capitals during the second period at TD Garden on September 16, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) ( With two just preseason games remaining on the schedule, the Boston Bruins announced another series of roster cuts Tuesday afternoon, with the team shedding eight players as it attempts to get ready for the regular season. In total, five players were placed on waivers — Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Cody Goloubef, Mark McNeill, and Jordan Szwarz — while Connor […]

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Gordon Hayward Plans to Play in 1st Celtics Preseason Game After Leg Injury

Gordon Hayward Plans to Play in 1st Celtics Preseason Game After Leg Injury

Boston Celtics fans will have the chance to watch swingman Gordon Hayward on the floor for the first time since last season’s opener come Friday. Abby Chin of NBC Sports Boston noted Hayward told her he plans on suiting up for the Celtics when they take on the Charlotte Hornets in their first preseason game Friday. The Butler product suffered a broken fibula and dislocated ankle in the 2017-18 season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers . This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the […]

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Evan Turner Was The First To Report Some Boston Sports Media News

Evan Turner was the first to report some Boston sports media news

Portland Trail Blazers swingman Evan Turner reacts after fouling San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills during a game in April. Chris Forsberg reported on Evan Turner for years at ESPN. But the former Celtics fan favorite turned the tables Monday. Turner scooped the rest of the sports media world and dropped his own “ Woj Bomb ” of sorts, beating everyone to the news that the Celtics beat reporter was joining NBC Sports Boston. While Forsberg had tweeted a statement earlier Monday morning announcing that he was leaving ESPN after nine years there covering the Celtics, it wasn’t until […]

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Welcome to camp: NBA teams starting their new seasons

Welcome to camp: NBA teams starting their new seasons

There were some Larry O’Brien trophies on display at Golden State’s media day on Monday, shiny golden reminders of the three championships that the Warriors have picked up over the past four years. Their quest for another is about to begin. So will the quest by 29 other teams to thwart them. The offseason is over in the NBA. Most teams held media day Monday, the prelude to the start of training camps. And just like last year, those camps — from Hawaii to British Columbia to Massachusetts and 27 other spots in between — will begin with the […]

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Boston Red Sox set franchise wins record with 106th victory of season

Boston Red Sox set franchise wins record with 106th victory of season

(Photo: David Butler II, USA TODAY Sports) The 2018 Boston Red Sox are the winningest team in franchise history. With a 6-2 victory over Baltimore Orioles on Monday, the Red Sox set a new franchise record with their 106th win. That broke the tie they had with the 1912 team , which went 105-47 en route to a World Series championship. While the record season and three straight AL East titles are nice, Boston’s sights are on something greater: a World Series championship. “We haven’t won what we want to win yet,” star outfielder Mookie Betts said after the […]

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Allen Plays Hero as Tribe Walks Off Against Boston Again; Indians 4, Red Sox 3

Allen Plays Hero as Tribe Walks Off Against Boston Again; Indians 4, Red Sox 3

2018: Game Recaps For the second straight night, the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox needed eleven innings to decide a winner. And for the second straight night, it was the Indians who came away victorious as Greg Allen delivered a bases loaded single with one out to give Cleveland a walk-off win in the final home game of the 2018 season. The early innings provided a back-and-forth contest as the Indians fell behind early before a big three-run outburst in the fourth. The lead lasted for just a batter, and then both offenses went silent until the Cleveland […]

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Nine Innings: How the Red Sox Can Survive October, Contract-Year Surges and Three Words on Every Team

Nine Innings: How the Red Sox Can Survive October, Contract-Year Surges and Three Words on Every Team

By Tom Verducci Boston manager Alex Cora learned from his experience last year as bench coach of the Houston Astros how to prepare for the postseason. He remembered how the Astros sat down with Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander in September to explain how they would “taper” their innings. “Dallas just goes, ‘Okay,’” Cora said, “and Verlander goes, ‘That’s okay, but in my last start I’m going seven innings and throwing 120 pitches.’ He knew how to get himself ready.” Verlander tuned up for October with an 11-strikeout, 110-pitch gem. Now Cora is hoping the same preparation works in […]

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Dustin Pedroia Ready To Help Red Sox Stay Focused During Postseason

Dustin Pedroia Ready To Help Red Sox Stay Focused During Postseason

There are plenty of new faces on the 2018 Boston Red Sox compared to the 2013 World Series championship team.One player who was on that team is Dustin Pedroia, and although his role vastly is different this season than five years ago, he still is seen on the bench during each game.The second baseman has been sidelined for most of the season with a knee injury after he underwent cartilage restoration surgery in the offseason. Pedroia saw action in just three games for Boston before heading back to the disabled list and getting shut down for the remainder of […]

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Kyrie Irving Says Celtics Can Beat Warriors in Seven-Game Series: ‘I Know What it Takes’

Kyrie Irving says Celtics can beat Warriors in seven-game series: ‘I know what it takes’

The Boston Celtics are healthy and expectations are high for Brad Stevens’ group. MORE: Ben Simmons isn’t rushing his game: ‘Greatness takes time’ Boston is a heavy favorite to face Golden State in the NBA Finals and point guard Kyrie Irving believes his squad can win the series. “Can we beat Golden State in a seven-game series? Yes,” Irving told ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan . “Because of who we have, and what we’re establishing here, not just for this season, but hopefully for the next few years, something that’s pretty special.” The 26-year-old is confident that the team assembled is […]

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Red Sox Fall To Indians, Club Win Record Delayed

Red Sox Fall To Indians, Club Win Record Delayed

Michael Brantley singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the host Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to delay Boston’s bid for a club-record 106th victory and home-field advantage throughout the postseason. Yan Gomes started the 11th with an infield hit off Drew Pomeranz (2-6), sliding to the bag ahead of first baseman Brock Holt’s tag after third baseman Rafael Devers’ off-line throw. No compatible source was found for this media. Greg Allen singled pinch-runner Rajai Davis to second, the runners executed a double steal and Francisco Lindor was intentionally walked. Brantley […]

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