4:57 PM EST, Tue January 19, 2021
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
Red Sox sign pitcher Zac Grotz to a minor-league deal

Red Sox sign pitcher Zac Grotz to a minor-league deal

Photo by Abbie Parr/ The righty has bounced around for a few years. As we wait for the Red Sox to add more top-end talent to the roster, they have continued to build more and more depth to the fringes of the roster, both on small major-league deals as well as with minor-league contracts to players with major-league experience. We got an instance of the latter on Tuesday as the team signed right-handed pitcher Zac Grotz to a minor-league contract. #RedSox have signed RHP Zac Grotz to a minor league contract.— MiLB-Transactions (@tombaseball29) January 19,...
CelticsBlog 2 hours ago
Robert Williams III back from COVID, Jayson Tatum remains out

Robert Williams III back from COVID, Jayson Tatum remains out

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Tatum is “TBD” to return for Boston’s Friday game against the 76ers. Robert Williams III returned to Celtics practice on Tuesday to bring the Celtics back to 14 available players after their fell to below eight less than two weeks ago starting with Williams’ positive test for COVID-19. Williams shared that he experienced flu-like symptoms during the past 11 days, waking up in cold sweats trying to get comfortable, while dealing with the uncertainty of his mother and daughter also testing positive. All recovered fortunately, and a...
Pats Pulpit 3 hours ago
Patriots’ Mike Onwenu lands on 2020 PFWA All-Rookie team

Patriots’ Mike Onwenu lands on 2020 PFWA All-Rookie team

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Michigan product Mike Onwenu arrived at pick No. 182 overall last April. One member of the New England Patriots’ 2020 draft class finds himself on the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie team. The PFWA announced Tuesday that Mike Onwenu has secured a guard spot on the first-year roster. Onwenu, 23, arrived in the sixth round of last April’s NFL draft at pick No. 182 overall. The 6-foot-3, 350-pound Michigan product went on to start all 16 games during the regular season for New England. Onwenu got the nod at...
Causeway Crowd 4 hours ago

Boston Bruins: 3 Options if Grzelcyk Misses Time

One position that the Boston Bruins could not afford many injures at is with their defense. They enter the 2020-21 NHL season already a young group with the departure of Torey Krug and Zdeno Chara in free agency. While the Bruins made it through the first two games against the New Jersey Devils without an […] Boston Bruins: 3 Options if Grzelcyk Misses Time - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston Bruins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pats Pulpit 5 hours ago
Richard Seymour deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Richard Seymour deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Related: Richard Seymour named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist for third straight year lLater today, the Pro Football Hall of Fame electorate will get together to decide who will get one of the famed golden jackets this year and be enshrined into the NFL’s harrowed halls. This honor has been an elusive one for Richard Seymour so far, but he does have another chance: for the third straight year, Seymour is on the ballot as a finalist. The New England Patriots great and former Raider faces some impressive competition for one of the up to five spots in the 2021 Hall of Fame...
Pats Pulpit 6 hours ago
New England Patriots links 1/19/21 - Folk-lure: Pats will have to pay to keep reliable kicker

New England Patriots links 1/19/21 - Folk-lure: Pats will have to pay to keep reliable kicker

Nick Folk celebrates 50-yard game-winning field goal vs. Arizona | Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Daily news and links for Tuesday TEAM TALK Patriots assistant running backs and kick returners coach Troy Brown and defensive line coach Demarcus Covington will take part as coaches in the 2021 East-West Shrine Bowl. Angelique Fiske talks about Matthew Slater and Bill Belichick sharing the importance of the team’s ‘Monday meetings’ on racism and social justice. LOCAL LINKS Alex Barth explores whether the Patriots will take a short-term or long-term approach at kicker:...
Over the Monster 6 hours ago
The Red Seat Podcast: Will there be more?

The Red Seat Podcast: Will there be more?

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ We discuss the Pérez signing, the Chatham trade, and some prospect stuff. Welcome back to another episode of The Red Seat Podcast. For this week’s episode, it is myself, Matt, in the host’s chair alongside Shelly as we discuss the last week in Red Sox baseball. We start, as you would expect, with the Martín Pérez signing. We talk about whether or not it is a move that makes sense, how underwhelmed we both are by the signing, and what we think is next. We look at some of the names still out there in free agency and wonder if...
Pats Pulpit 7 hours ago
Tom Brady ‘would love to see’ Richard Seymour make the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Tom Brady ‘would love to see’ Richard Seymour make the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/ Related: Richard Seymour named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist for third straight year The Pro Football Hall of Fame voters will get together today to decide the fate of this year’s finalists — a group that includes former New England Patriots defensive tackle Richard Seymour for the third straight year. While it remains to be seen if Seymour makes the cut this time, he does have the support of one of his former teammates. Long-time Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is currently preparing to play in his first NFC Championship Game as a...
Over the Monster 7 hours ago
Red Sox Top Prospect Voting: It begins

Red Sox Top Prospect Voting: It begins

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/ MediaNews Group/Boston Herald The start of our annual tradition. We are somehow here. It simultaneously feels like the season just ended and there’s no way another season could be upon us already and also like we haven’t seen baseball in five years. But as of now, spring training and the regular season is still set to start on time, and that means it’s time for us to kick off our annual season preview traditions. To kick things off we turn to my favorite series we run all year: Our community top prospect rankings. For those who are new...
CelticsBlog 7 hours ago
Celtics PRIDE podcast: Kemba’s return and the NBA’s COVID problem

Celtics PRIDE podcast: Kemba’s return and the NBA’s COVID problem

Photo by Adam Glanzman/ It’s been a week of ups and downs in Boston. The trio discusses COVID-19 details faced by the NBA, from how positive tests and other COVID-related information is publicized to addressing whether teams with more COVID-positive players give them some sort of immunity silver lining. They then share thoughts on how Kemba Walker looked in his return to play for the first time this season. In a season when unsung players are having big games around the NBA and getting opportunities they wouldn’t have otherwise, the Celtics PRIDE team delve into...
Chowder and Champions 8 hours ago

New England Patriots: Bruce Arians kicking Bill Belichick while he’s down

When it comes to the Bill Belichick verses Tom Brady battle over who was the most important component of the New England Patriots dynasty, the 43-year-old quarterback is certainly in the lead. After leading his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to a victory over Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints to advance to […] New England Patriots: Bruce Arians kicking Bill Belichick while he’s down - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
CelticsBlog 8 hours ago
What is it really like to talk trades with Danny Ainge?

What is it really like to talk trades with Danny Ainge?

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald Current and former opposing front office executives spoke about their experiences of talking trades with Boston Danny Ainge was named General Manager of the Boston Celtics on May 9th, 2003. During the 18-year period he’s led the Celtics (2020-21 is season 18), Ainge has made 63 trades. That’s more than any other front office executive during the same timeframe. His willingness to deal earned Ainge the “Trader Danny” moniker. As one Eastern Conference Executive put it: “Danny has been doing this longer in...
NESN.com 8 hours ago

Dickie V Dunks On Bill Belichick After Latest Tom Brady Playoff Win

Bill Belichick is eating crow this week, and Tom Brady is the one to blame. The sports world is piling on the New England Patriots head coach in the wake of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ divisional round win over the New Orleans Saints. To the surprise of no one, Skip Bayless has used Brady and […] The post Dickie V Dunks On Bill Belichick After Latest Tom Brady Playoff Win appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster 8 hours ago
MLB Roundup 1/18: Jon Lester signs in Washington

MLB Roundup 1/18: Jon Lester signs in Washington

Photo by Jim Rogash/ And the Mets should fire their GM. Jon Lester signs with the Nationals There was some big news in baseball yesterday, some transactional and some much more disturbing than that, but we start here with a former Red Sox great signing with another team. That would be Jon Lester, who is leaving the Cubs after six years in Chicago and heading to our nation’s capital. The lefty signed a one-year deal with Washington on Tuesday. The deal is worth $5 million. We’ll start with the obvious, which is that Lester is not who he used to be. That, of course,...
Causeway Crowd 8 hours ago

Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Monday’s 1-0 shutout loss to the Islanders

The Boston Bruins matched up with with New York Islanders last night, Monday, Jan. 18. Although they played much better than they did in their last game against the New Jersey Devils, they still struggled to score and ended up being shutout 1-0 by Semyon Varlamov and the rest of the Isles. As I previously […] Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Monday’s 1-0 shutout loss to the Islanders - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston Bruins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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