9:42 PM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017
43 mins ago
Jimmy Garoppolo trade rumors could go quiet after Browns select QB DeShone Kizer in second round

Jimmy Garoppolo trade rumors could go quiet after Browns select QB DeShone Kizer in second round

After many weeks of rumors involving Jimmy Garoppolo going to the Browns, those rumors could finally go quiet after Cleveland took Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer in the second round.
44 mins ago
Jon Lester, ex-Boston Red Sox ace, has been 'underappreciated whole career,' Theo Epstein says

Jon Lester, ex-Boston Red Sox ace, has been 'underappreciated whole career,' Theo Epstein says

Jon Lester had another sensational postseason in 2016, helping deliver the Chicago Cubs their first World Series title in 108 years.
1 hour ago
NFL Draft 2017: Joe Mixon, controversial Oklahoma RB, selected by Cincinnati Bengals in second round

NFL Draft 2017: Joe Mixon, controversial Oklahoma RB, selected by Cincinnati Bengals in second round

Controversial Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon was selected in the second round (No. 48 overall) by the Cincinnati Bengals Friday.
2 hours ago
Theo Epstein, ex-Boston Red Sox GM, brought Cubs World Series ring to Boston, got silent high-five jogging in city

Theo Epstein, ex-Boston Red Sox GM, brought Cubs World Series ring to Boston, got silent high-five jogging in city

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein didn't return to Fenway Park for his club's series here in June 2014. His wife was about to give birth.
2 hours ago
NFL Draft 2017: What is the dream scenario for the New England Patriots on Day 2? (video)

NFL Draft 2017: What is the dream scenario for the New England Patriots on Day 2? (video)

With the New England Patriots finally set to make a pick on Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft, MassLive's Kevin Duffy, Kevin Dillon and Nick O'Malley break down what the Patriots' dream scenario is for Day 2.
3 hours ago
Patriots Live 2017 NFL Draft pick updates: Bill Belichick finally gets to make a pick

Patriots Live 2017 NFL Draft pick updates: Bill Belichick finally gets to make a pick

We'll have live pick-by-pick updates throughout Friday night's session of the draft, and analysis coming in as the Patriots make their picks.
3 hours ago
John Farrell explains decision to move Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia to sixth in batting order

John Farrell explains decision to move Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia to sixth in batting order

The Boston Red Sox have been shut out three times since Wednesday and Dustin Pedroia is batting .242. Manager John Farrell is looking for some sort of spark.
6 hours ago
Dustin Pedroia batting 6th in Boston Red Sox lineup vs. Cubs; he's started only 56 game below 5th in order

Dustin Pedroia batting 6th in Boston Red Sox lineup vs. Cubs; he's started only 56 game below 5th in order

With the Red Sox offense slumping, manager John Farrell has moved Dustin Pedroia to sixth in the batting order and Xander Bogaerts to leadoff.
7 hours ago
Jimmy Garoppolo rumors: Cleveland Browns tried to trade for New England Patriots QB, per report

Jimmy Garoppolo rumors: Cleveland Browns tried to trade for New England Patriots QB, per report

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Friday that the Browns attempted to trade for New England Patriots QB Garoppolo during the first round of the NFL Draft.
7 hours ago
Theo Epstein calls his return to Boston for Chicago Cubs vs. Red Sox a 'college reunion'

Theo Epstein calls his return to Boston for Chicago Cubs vs. Red Sox a 'college reunion'

The Cubs and Theo Epstein return to Boston this weekend.
8 hours ago
Larry Bird, Indiana Pacers president, steps down; will remain with team in 'consultant' role (report)

Larry Bird, Indiana Pacers president, steps down; will remain with team in 'consultant' role (report)

Indiana Pacers president and Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird has stepped down, according to a report.
8 hours ago
Boston Red Sox roster moves: Robbie Ross Jr., Steve Selsky optioned to Pawtucket, Ben Taylor recalled

Boston Red Sox roster moves: Robbie Ross Jr., Steve Selsky optioned to Pawtucket, Ben Taylor recalled

The Boston Red Sox have added utility infielder Chase d'Arnaud to the active 25-man roster and recalled right-handed pitcher Ben Taylor from Triple-A Pawtucket.
9 hours ago

NFL Draft 2017: 10 possible first-round picks who are still available heading into the second round

With the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft in the books, here are 10 possible first-rounders that are still available heading into Day 2.
11 hours ago
Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs: NESN TV schedule, live stream, 5 things to watch (April 28-30)

Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs: NESN TV schedule, live stream, 5 things to watch (April 28-30)

Anthony Rizzo, the power-hitting ex-Red Sox prospect traded for Adrian Gonzalez, is slashing .277/.400/.518/.918 with five homers, five doubles and 15 RBIs.
15 hours ago
Chris Sale has a 1.19 ERA through five starts with Red Sox, but has received four runs of support from offense

Chris Sale has a 1.19 ERA through five starts with Red Sox, but has received four runs of support from offense

Chris Sale has a 1.19 ERA and 52 strikeouts in five starts but not much to show for it.