• Michael Malone Goes Joe Mazzulla Mode At End Of NBA Finals Game 2

    Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone did his best impression of Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla at the end of Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday night. With the Nuggets getting the requisite defensive stop down three points and securing a rebound with 11.1 seconds left, Malone did what […]

  • Kyle Busch Channels Late Al Davis After Win At WWT Raceway

    Wins continue to come Kyle Busch’s way in his debut season with Richard Childress Racing. But Sunday’s victory at World Wide Technology Raceway didn’t come easy for the No. 8 Chevrolet driver. Busch endured five restarts over the final 40 laps of the Enjoy Illinois 300 before holding off runner-up finisher Danny Hamlin by 0.517 […]

  • Red Sox Top Prospect Marcelo Mayer Breaks Out Of Double-A Slump

    Things have not gone Marcelo Mayer’s way ever since the top prospect of the Boston Red Sox got promoted to Double-A Portland early last week. But the 20-year-old got the hype train back on the tracks Sunday. After beginning his Double-A tenure with an eye-popping 0-for-16 stretch, Mayer collected his first base hits and drove […]

  • Ultimate Red Sox Show: Marcelo Mayer Makes Debut For Portland Sea Dogs

    Red Sox prospect Marcelo Mayer just got called up to the Double-A Portland Seadogs! What prompted the promotion? A hot streak in May for the Greenville Drive. In his last 18 games with the Drive, Mayer averaged .321 with six homers and 23 RBI. Tom Caron catches up with Chris Hatfield from RedSoxProspects.com to talk […]

  • Nuggets' Jeff Green Credits Celtics Great With Leadership Growth

    Denver Nuggets forward Jeff Green sees it as better late than never. The 15-year pro has developed into a veteran leader for the Nuggets in their run to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. But leadership, especially speaking up on certain matters, never came naturally to Green. But after playing for […]

  • Alex Verdugo On Fire With Three Extra Base Hits Vs. Rays

    The Boston Red Sox fell short of a win over the Tampa Bay Rays in game three of a four-game homestand, but Alex Verdugo kept Fenway park alive with three outstanding extra base hits. He knocked back two doubles and his second triple of the season, which led to the Red Sox two runs of […]

  • Celtics Champion Reportedly Agrees To Join Joe Mazzulla's Staff

    The Boston Celtics looked to fortify Joe Mazzulla’s coaching staff this offseason and they wasted no time in checking that box off their to-do list. The Athletic’s Shams Charania, who cited sources, reported Sunday night that longtime NBA assistant coach Sam Cassell will join Mazzulla’s staff for next season. Cassell spent the last 14 seasons […]

  • Alex Verdugo Defends Alex Cora After Tough Red Sox Loss Vs. Rays

    BOSTON — Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo took a step forward in defense of manager Alex Cora. After Boston lost its second straight to the Rays on Sunday, heavily credited by a pair of errors that should’ve been routine plays made, Cora bit the bullet. He took all the blame for Boston’s error total reaching […]

  • Tanner Houck Found This 'Unacceptable' About Start Vs. Rays

    There could have been many aspects of Tanner Houck’s outing Sunday against the league-leading Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park that crawled under his skin. But tying his season-high with four free passes did the trick to irritate the 26-year-old right-hander. The walks from Houck did him in as three of the four batters he […]

  • Red Sox's Alex Cora Takes Blame For Defensive Miscues: 'It's On Me'

    BOSTON — The Red Sox certainly didn’t perform like the team they envisioned themselves being when facing the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, but Boston manager Alex Cora isn’t placing the blame on anyone except himself. Boston committed two costly errors, which snowballed into mini rallies from the Rays in the third and sixth innings, […]

  • Red Sox Outfielder Adam Duvall Regaining Form During Rehab Stint

    When Red Sox outfielder Adam Duvall began a Triple-A rehab assignment last week, the results at the plate were far from what he showed during his first handful of games with Boston. But slowly, Duvall, who is recovering from a left distal radius fracture in his wrist, has regained his offensive form as he inches […]

  • Red Sox Notes: Boston Not 'Locked In' Defensively Backfires Again

    BOSTON — The Red Sox made a series of mistakes and paid a heavy price, losing a second straight time to the league-best Tampa Bay Rays. Unlike previous displays from the Rays, leading to their Major League Baseball-leading 42 victories, this one was soley on the Red Sox. Boston was sloppy defensively, charged with two […]