10:39 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
17 hours ago

Patriots Injury Report: Five Starters Miss Thursday’s Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots are dealing with some key injuries ahead of Monday night’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Five players missed Thursday’s practice in New England, including offensive tackle Trent Brown and receiver Jakobi Meyers. Brown still is dealing with an illness that’s plagued him for multiple weeks, while Meyers suffered a concussion […] The post Patriots Injury Report: Five Starters Miss Thursday’s Practice appeared first on NESN.com.
17 hours ago

Why Suns Guard Describes Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla As ‘Just Special’

Phoenix Suns guard Damion Lee and Boston Celtics interim head coach Joe Mazzulla have a history together, long before the two squared off on opposing sidelines during Wednesday night’s contest at Footprint Center. Lee, an undrafted product out of Louisville, like Mazzulla, didn’t instantly find his way to an NBA floor. In fact, the two […] The post Why Suns Guard Describes Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla As ‘Just Special’ appeared first on NESN.com.
18 hours ago

Red Sox Fans Who Want Dansby Swanson Won’t Hate This Insight

Dansby Swanson entered the MLB offseason as one of the top free-agent shortstops available, and with Xander Bogaerts reportedly leaving the Red Sox for the San Diego Padres, the 2022 Gold Glove winner is thought to be a potential replacement in Boston. And for Red Sox fans hoping that will be the case, well, there […] The post Red Sox Fans Who Want Dansby Swanson Won’t Hate This Insight appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Bill Belichick Salary: How Much Patriots Head Coach Reportedly Makes

Despite once saying he wouldn’t do so, Bill Belichick now is coaching in his 70s and hasn’t given any indication that he plans to retire anytime soon. Love of football and the pursuit of Don Shula’s wins record both probably have something to do with it. So does how much money he’s making. Sportico on […] The post Bill Belichick Salary: How Much Patriots Head Coach Reportedly Makes appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

Why Patriots Players Are Buying Hype On This Coaching Prospect

FOXBORO, Mass. — Last month, NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero shared his annual list of young, rising coaches to watch for future coordinator or head-coaching roles, and four Patriots staffers made the cut. Three of the names — linebackers coach Jerod Mayo, tight ends coach Nick Caley and defensive line coach DeMarcus Covington — weren’t surprising. […] The post Why Patriots Players Are Buying Hype On This Coaching Prospect appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

What’s Trickle-Down Effect If Red Sox Internally Replace Xander Bogaerts?

The Red Sox have a franchise cornerstone-sized void to fill with shortstop Xander Bogaerts reportedly leaving Boston and heading to the San Diego Padres on an 11-year agreement. Bogaerts, who Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom expressed to be the organization’s No. 1 priority this offseason, reportedly will earn $280 million over those 11 […] The post What’s Trickle-Down Effect If Red Sox Internally Replace Xander Bogaerts? appeared first on NESN.com.
21 hours ago

Patriots Practice Notes: Offense In Rough Shape Ahead Of Cardinals Game

FOXBORO, Mass. — An off day didn’t help the New England Patriots’ banged-up offense. The Patriots returned to the practice field Thursday afternoon, and four key offensive players remained sidelined. Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers, running back Damien Harris and offensive tackles Trent Brown and Isaiah Wynn all were not spotted during the portion of practice […] The post Patriots Practice Notes: Offense In Rough Shape Ahead Of Cardinals Game appeared first on NESN.com.
22 hours ago

Where Do Red Sox Go From Here? Three Ways To Replace Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts reportedly is headed to the San Diego Padres on an 11-year contract, and the unfortunate reality for Boston Red Sox fans is the organization now will have to move forward without a franchise cornerstone. There are a few ways the Red Sox can do so, and chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom remains of […] The post Where Do Red Sox Go From Here? Three Ways To Replace Xander Bogaerts appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Xander Bogaerts Fallout: How Red Sox, Padres World Series Odds Shifted

The Padres made their World Series intentions known right as midnight past for those on the east coast. San Diego reportedly agreed to an 11-year, $280 million contract with Xander Bogaerts. The National League West club has been linked to many of the top free agents but continued to fall short until Thursday. Bogaerts will […] The post Xander Bogaerts Fallout: How Red Sox, Padres World Series Odds Shifted appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Why Patriots Are Facing True Make-Or-Break Stretch Vs. Cardinals, Raiders

The New England Patriots are heading west this Sunday. By the time they return, we’ll know whether they’re still legitimate threats in the AFC playoff race or simply playing out the string in a lost season. At 6-6, the Patriots sit one game back of the third and final AFC wild-card spot with five weeks […] The post Why Patriots Are Facing True Make-Or-Break Stretch Vs. Cardinals, Raiders appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Rafael Devers Bids Farewell To Xander Bogaerts On Instagram

Rafael Devers and Xander Bogaerts built quite the friendship over the last six seasons as Boston Red Sox teammates. And now Devers will play with a new shortstop for the first time in his Major League Baseball career after Bogaerts reportedly agreed to an 11-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $280 million at […] The post Rafael Devers Bids Farewell To Xander Bogaerts On Instagram appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Kiké Hernández Is All Of Red Sox Nation After Reported Xander Bogaerts-Padres Deal

Kiké Hernández probably spoke for many, if not all Red Sox fans without even saying a word about Xander Bogaerts’ reported departure. Bogaerts reportedly agreed to a massive 11-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $280 million and now will depart Boston after nine seasons as its shortstop. Talks seemed to be going in […] The post Kiké Hernández Is All Of Red Sox Nation After Reported Xander Bogaerts-Padres Deal appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Chaim Bloom Reacts To Reported Xander Bogaerts-Padres Deal

Red Sox fans were left stunned as the clock struck midnight and Wednesday turned to Thursday when Xander Bogaerts reportedly agreed to a massive 11-year deal with the San Diego Padres. Boston had been the only team Bogaerts knew and things looked to be positive for the Red Sox on Wednesday night when reports indicated […] The post Chaim Bloom Reacts To Reported Xander Bogaerts-Padres Deal appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla Admits He Struggles With This After Blowout Win

The Boston Celtics had things well in hand Wednesday night as their game against the Phoenix Suns shifted to the fourth quarter. The Celtics led by 39 points and the Suns had already waved the white flag, pulling all their starters. But despite the massive advantage, Jaylen Brown was on the floor for the first […] The post Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla Admits He Struggles With This After Blowout Win appeared first on NESN.com.
Dec 8, 2022

Where Xander Bogaerts Reportedly Was When Agreeing To Padres Deal

Xander Bogaerts reportedly reached the end of his tenure with the Boston Red Sox after landing a massive 11-year deal worth $280 million with the San Diego Padres on Thursday. However, when Bogaerts agreed to the deal, the longtime Red Sox shortstop reportedly wasn’t too far from the Boston faithful. In fact, Bogaerts, along with […] The post Where Xander Bogaerts Reportedly Was When Agreeing To Padres Deal appeared first on NESN.com.