Could Alex Cora return to broadcasting, taking the Alex Rodriguez path to redemption?Alex Cora already has paid a significant price for his leading role in Major League Baseball’s latest ethical quagmire, with the Red Sox parting ways with him as manager shortly after he was identified as a mastermind of the 2017 Astros’ sign-stealing scheme during his only season as their … [Read more...] about Could Alex Cora return to broadcasting, taking the Alex Rodriguez path to redemption?
A look back at Boston’s year in sportsIt has become routine around these parts. When revisiting the year in sports, one of the first questions is: How many titles did Boston teams win? That answer for 2019 is one, the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. But there was so much more going on. The Bruins exceeded expectations and came tantalizingly close to capturing a second title for … [Read more...] about A look back at Boston’s year in sports
Another procedure for sidelined Kevan MillerVeteran defenseman Kevan Miller, who fractured a knee twice in a span of weeks last spring and missed the playoffs, recently underwent a medical procedure to help speed his recovery time but remained out of practice during the Bruins’ workout Monday in Brighton. “I thought by now he would be back in the mix,’’ said coach Bruce … [Read more...] about Another procedure for sidelined Kevan Miller
Illness runs through Patriots locker room, sidelining eight at practiceFOXBOROUGH — The Patriots’ defense has often been described with the complimentary slang term “sick’’ this season, as it has consistently shut down — and taken the ball away from — opponents. Now, unfortunately, the description has become a literal term. Four of the club’s defensive starters were among eight … [Read more...] about Illness runs through Patriots locker room, sidelining eight at practice
Mookie Betts wins a Gold Glove for the fourth time in his careerMookie Betts went gold again. The Red Sox superstar took home the fourth Gold Glove award of his career, beating out the Los Angeles Angels’ Kole Calhoun and Houston Astros’ Josh Reddick as the American League right-field honoree. Betts led American League outfielders with 15 defensive runs saved. His 12.6 Ultimate … [Read more...] about Mookie Betts wins a Gold Glove for the fourth time in his career
Chaim Bloom faces similar challenges as Theo Epstein, and one big dilemmaWhen 28-year-old Theo Epstein was named the general manager of the Red Sox in November 2002, the mission statement was slightly but irrefutably different than what it is for 36-year-old Chaim Bloom, who was named the Red Sox’ chief baseball officer Monday. Then, the goal was to win a championship, … [Read more...] about Chaim Bloom faces similar challenges as Theo Epstein, and one big dilemma