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Red hot Red Sox confident they won’t cool off in 2nd half

Red hot Red Sox confident they won’t cool off in 2nd half

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox had the second-best start in franchise history, and still they are struggling to shake the New York Yankees in the AL East. So manager Alex Cora doesn’t have to fear that they will lose their focus when they return from the All-Star break. ”There’s a few good teams out there, that they’re going to make it interesting in the second half,” he said last week. ”I still feel we can be better. We’ve still got some challenges in front of us. Just because we had a good first half of the season doesn’t […]

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Celtics’ Marcus Smart agrees to four-year, $52 million deal to stay with Celtics

Celtics’ Marcus Smart agrees to four-year, $52 million deal to stay with Celtics

Restricted free agent Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Boston Celtics, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 24-year-old Smart, the No. 6 pick in the 2014 draft, found a quiet market in restricted free agency and, after his camp grumbled about Boston’s lack of attention early in the summer, the two sides hammered out a deal that keeps a primary piece of Boston’s core in green. The deal is a victory for Smart’s camp, which turned down a similar extension offer before the start of the season, according to sources. With […]

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Boston Celtics: Why Banner 18 is more than possible in 2019

Boston Celtics: Why Banner 18 is more than possible in 2019

The Boston Celtics are a team that are again under the radar since Golden State signed Demarcus Cousins and LeBron joined the Lakers It has again become a scenario where it seems that one team is an overwhelming favorite to win the Eastern Conference and there are four teams out West that could win the conference. The Boston Celtics , deservingly so, are the favorite to win the East next season, and are considered by many as one of the top 3 teams in the NBA. This team is definitely one that shouldn’t be slept on. I know I […]

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