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Recapping the Celtics’ free agency moves

Jayson Tatum and the Celtics reached an agreement on a 5-year $195 million dollar contract extension
November 24, 2020

NBA free agency kicked off on Nov. 20 and as expected, the Celtics were one of the main topics of conversation. Before free agency started, the Celtics had a huge question they needed answered: what...

Patriots stun Ravens, path to the playoffs emerges as they visit Houston this week

Patriots stun Ravens, path to the playoffs emerges as they visit Houston this week
November 22, 2020

In their most complete team effort of the season, the Patriots upset reigning MVP Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 23-17 on Nov. 15.  The Patriots snapped their four-game losing...

NBA season set to begin Dec. 22, draft to be held Nov. 18

NBA season set to begin Dec. 22, draft to be held Nov. 18
November 17, 2020

The NBA announced last week that a 72 game season will begin on Dec. 22 after an agreement was reached with the league's players association. After various ideas and proposals of when to begin the season...

Marlins hire Kim Ng making her first woman/Asian American general manager in history

Kim Ng was recently named the General Manager of the Miami Marlins, making her the first woman and Asian American GM in league history
November 17, 2020

The Miami Marlins made history Friday when they announced Kim Ng as the team's new general manager. Ng now becomes the first women and Asian American to hold a general manager position in any of the major...

Cora defends character during introductory press conference

Alex Cora (far left) watches a pre-game batting practice on August 10,2019
November 17, 2020

The Red Sox officially re-introduced Alex Cora as the new manager of the team at a Nov. 10 press conference. Cora was introduced as the new skipper by President of Baseball Operations Heim Bloom, along...

Patriots glide past Jets, face uphill battle versus Lamar Jackson and the Ravens

Patriots glide past Jets, face uphill battle versus Lamar Jackson and the Ravens
November 15, 2020

Although it came down to the game’s final play, the Patriots finally snapped their four-game losing streak with a 30-27 win over the New York Jets Monday night.  Following a tough loss to the Buffalo...

Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn dies at age 86

Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn dies at age 86
November 10, 2020

Former Celtics player, coach and broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn died at the age of 86 on Tuesday. “Tommy is the embodiment of Celtic Pride,” the Celtics said in a statement. “He is the spirit of the...

Red Sox bring back Cora as manager

Alex Cora observes a pre game batting practice on August 10, 2019
November 10, 2020

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly re-hired Alex Cora as the team's manager, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Cora was fired by Boston at the end of the 2019 season due to his role in the infamous...

Patriots lose late vs Bills, look to snap four-game skid vs Jets

Patriots lose late vs Bills, look to snap four-game skid vs Jets
November 8, 2020

In a game where the Patriots’ offense seemed to come out of hibernation, a late-game fumble by quarterback Cam Newton proved to be costly, as the Patriots fell to the Buffalo Bills 24-21 on Nov. 1.  The...

Patriots get blown out by the 49ers, look to rebound against Buffalo

Patriots get blown out by the 49ers, look to rebound against Buffalo
October 31, 2020

The Patriots were throttled by the San Francisco 49ers Sunday night in Foxborough as they struggled on both sides of the ball in a 33-6 loss. After finally having a full week of practice, the assumption...

Legendary NHL broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick announces retirement

Legendary NHL Broadcaster Mike
October 27, 2020

After 50 years of covering the NHL, NBC’s legendary play-by-play broadcaster, Mike “Doc” Emrick, announced his retirement from broadcasting on Oct. 19.  Emrick got his start in 1971, when he...

Patriots rusty in loss to Denver, hope to snap losing streak vs. 49ers

Patriots rusty in loss to Denver, hope to snap losing streak vs. 49ers
October 24, 2020

Even with the return of Cam Newton, lack of practice seemed to haunt the Patriots, as they fell to the Denver Broncos 18-12 last Sunday, Oct. 18.  Originally scheduled to be played on Oct. 11, the...

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