Why Boomer Esiason Believes Patriots Won't Have First-Round Playoff Bye

The New England Patriots are used to resting while other teams battle it out on the first weekend of the NFL postseason. The Patriots have secured 12 first-round byes dating back to the 2001 campaign, including an active streak of eight consecutive seasons. Boomer Esiason, however, believes New England will be tasked with having to …

Celtics Wrap: Boston Unable To Stop Kemba Walker In Loss To Hornets

In order to beat the Charlotte Hornets, there’s usually one thing you have to do well: neutralize Kemba Walker. The Boston Celtics were unable to do that Monday night and they paid for it, falling to the Hornets 117-112 at Spectrum Center. It was an even battle wire-to-wire, featuring 18 lead changes and nine more …

Brad Stevens Explains Why It Shouldn't Matter Who Starts For Celtics

The Boston Celtics arguably have the deepest roster in all of the NBA, which leaves head coach Brad Stevens with a handful of tough decisions on a nightly basis. Before Stevens attempts to properly distribute minutes, he first must decide which five players he’ll send out as the game tips off. But regardless of which …

2019 Baseball HOF Ballot: Mariano Rivera, Two Ex-Red Sox Among 20 Newcomers

The 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is out, and there’s a chance — albeit very slim — that a pair of former Boston Red Sox players get the call. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Monday released the 35-player ballot, which includes 20 newcomers. Among those appearing on the ballot for …

Celtics Notes: Brad Stevens Hints At Lineup Change After Loss To Jazz

NBA seasons often are trial by fire, and it’s clear the Boston Celtics still are figuring themselves out. The Celtics have shown flashes of brilliance early in the campaign, including Friday’s thrilling overtime win over the Toronto Raptors. But they’ve also turned in some flat-out duds, including the recent West Coast road trip and Saturday’s …

Harvard Vs. Yale Live: Updates, Highlights From 'The Game' At Fenway Park

BOSTON — Fenway Park is ready for some football. The home of the Boston Red Sox will host Harvard and Yale on Saturday in the 135th edition of “The Game.” Yale has won the last two meetings between these two storied teams, and currently leads the all-time series with 67 wins to Harvard’s 59 (there …