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Tuesday’s Sports Minute: Price returns from injured list, Red Sox beat Jays 12-2

Tuesday’s Sports Minute: Price returns from injured list, Red Sox beat Jays 12-2

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws to a Chicago White Sox batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Photo: Associated Press Here’s a look at the latest. David Price returned to the Boston Red Sox with another outstanding performance against Toronto Blue Jays. The 33-year-old left-hander did not allow any earned runs over five innings in a 12-2 rout Monday that improved his record against the Blue Jays to 22-3, including 13-1 in 18 starts at Toronto. Price had not pitched since May 2 due […]

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Here are the latest Celtics offseason rumors

Here are the latest Celtics offseason rumors

Kyrie Irving’s future with the Celtics will play a major role in determining whether they acquire Anthony Davis. As the Celtics enter one of their most pivotal offseasons in recent memory, it’s clear that the direction the team goes could ultimately shape the landscape of the rest of the NBA. If Boston’s roster undergoes a major overhaul, and superstar Anthony Davis joins Kyrie Irving , the Celtics are suddenly legitimate contenders. On the flipside, if Irving leaves, NBA insiders believe Davis is unlikely to come to Boston, and it’s possible the franchise could change its course entirely. It could […]

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NHL Playoff Power Rankings: Boston Bruins Clear #1

NHL Playoff Power Rankings: Boston Bruins Clear #1

Win 57% of Neutral Ice Simulations They have a 56.6% chance of winning their next playoff series (opponent TBD). The regular season went better than expected. They won 49 games vs an expected win total of 46.4. Their strength was at home. They went 20-21 on the road and were expected to win 20.9. Their 70.7% home win percentage was better than expected (62.3%). We are projecting a +3.5 win improvement next season. They are averaging 52.5 wins per simulation and are projected to finish second in the East. Win 50% of Neutral Ice Simulations They have a 66 […]

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Zdeno Chara injury: Boston Bruins captain doesn’t practice Sunday with 8 days until Stanley Cup finals (video)

Zdeno Chara injury: Boston Bruins captain doesn’t practice Sunday with 8 days until Stanley Cup finals (video)

BOSTON – While the Bruins are still hopeful Zdeno Chara will play Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, May 27 at TD. Garden, the Bruins captain, who missed Game 4 against the Carolina Hurricanes, did not practice Sunday morning at Warrior Arena. The 42-year-old defenseman was on the ice with Steve Kampfer and skills coach Kim Brandvold before the 11 a.m. practice and did some drills and relatively light skating. His injury is undisclosed, but nothing about the workout indicated what the injury might be. The Bruins don’t play again for over a week as they await the […]

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MLB: Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game winning streak

MLB: Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game winning streak

Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement BOSTON — Michael Chavis pointed to a young boy in the press box, letting him know how impressed he was that a 5-year-old announced his name so well. Boston’s rookie sparkplug then stepped to the plate and gave the kid something extra to be excited about. Chavis homered on the next pitch after acknowledging the boy, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Red Sox averted a series sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros’ 10-game winning streak. “I heard a kid’s voice and I looked […]

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Bruins path back to Cup wasn’t easy, but worth it

Bruins path back to Cup wasn’t easy, but worth it

Boston Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron (37) David Pastrnak, second from left, Brad Marchand (63), Jake DeBrusk (74) and Torey Krug (47) celebrate Pastrnak’s goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, May 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) The Bruins adversity this season has been well-documented. With nearly everyone on the roster injured at one point or another, they’ve had to climb out of several holes. They’ve passed every test with flying colors. Whether that’s from coaching, the overall character of the team, or […]

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Boston Red Sox’s Rafael Devers not eating at Chipotle as much anymore, makes time to call mom twice a day, loves fatherhood

Boston Red Sox’s Rafael Devers not eating at Chipotle as much anymore, makes time to call mom twice a day, loves fatherhood

AP Red Sox’s Rafael Devers walks to the dugout during a game against the Orioles in Boston, Friday, April, 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON — Manager Alex Cora rewarded Rafael Devers with $100 gift certificates to Chipotle Mexican Grill, his favorite restaurant, for every opposite-field home run he belted last year. He gave him $50 gift certificates for each walk. That has stopped. Devers is watching his weight after he hired a nutritionist during the offseason. But he still occasionally visits Chipotle. After all, it has been his go-to restaurant since he first arrived in the United States […]

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BC women top Princeton to reach third straight Final Four

BC women top Princeton to reach third straight Final Four

Boston College’s Kate Taylor celebrates her goal Saturday. The Boston College women’s lacrosse team is headed to the Final Four for the third consecutive season. The second-seeded Eagles (21-1) defeated Princeton, 17-10, Saturday afternoon in Newton to secure their trip to Baltimore, where they will face third seed North Carolina on Friday in the NCAA Division 1 semifinals. The Tar Heels (17-3), which dealt BC its only loss of the season in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, advanced with a 14-7 win over Virginia (13-7). Graduate senior Kenzie Kent, a Norwell native, led the Eagles’ attack with 8 […]

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Stanley Cup Final schedule is announced

Stanley Cup Final schedule is announced

The Eastern Confeence champions will be back on the ice on Memorial Day. (jim davis/Globe staff) Either the Blues or Sharks will meet the Bruins on Monday, May 27, in Boston, to open the Stanley Cup Final. The NHL announced the schedule Friday night. TD Garden and the Eastern Conference champions will host Games 1 and 2. Boston (107 points during the regular season) has home-ice advantage over San Jose (101) and St. Louis (99). The Stanley Cup Final schedule : Game 1: Monday, May 27 at TD Garden, 8 p.m. (NBC) Game 2: Wednesday, May 29 at TD […]

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Jake DeBrusk Fires Up Bruins Fans For Stanley Cup Final In Latest Instagram

Jake DeBrusk Fires Up Bruins Fans For Stanley Cup Final In Latest Instagram

Jake DeBrusk is ready for the Stanley Cup Final, and wants to make sure Boston Bruins fans are too. The B’s finished off the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night in a 4-0 Game 4 win to punch their ticket to the Cup final. They’ll play the winner of the St. Louis Blues-San Jose Sharks series. We know Zdeno Chara , Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak are all ready to bring Lord Stanley home to Boston, and DeBrusk joined in on the fun, as well, in his lastest Instagram post. Take a look: A post shared by Jake DeBrusk (@jdebrusk) […]

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