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05 / 12 / 2017
  - 05:58:49 AM
The New England Patriots made a move yesterday that is not seen very often in the NFL. In fact, I didn’t even know this move was possible because I’d never seen it done or heard of it. The team applied this seldom-used May 9th tender on unrestricted free agent running... Read more

05/12/2017 - 05:57:56 AM
Well, if you wanted to see what Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has been dreaming up for the past few years, it became a reality on Wednesday night in Boston. The Celtics played one of their best games in a long time to run over the Wizards by a score of 123-101 and... Read more.
05/12/2017 - 05:57:03 AM
The Milford High School baseball team got an 8-4 win over Canton on Wednesday. The Scarlet Hawks offense grabbed the lead early and held off a late rally from Canton for the win. Milford’s Anthony Arcudi went 3-for-4 while scoring two runs and Luke Allegrezza recorded two... Read more.
05/12/2017 - 05:55:59 AM
The Franklin High School baseball team snuck a 2-1 win by Taunton on Wednesday in a pitcher’s duel. Junior Jason Ulrickson threw a complete game while allowing only five hits, one walk and striking out five. Ulrickson also scored a run on offense to help his cause... Read more.
05/08/2017 - 06:26:49 PM
Well, the Boston Red Sox offense finally got going over the weekend and they finally gave run support to their two best pitchers after a long and frustrating drought. The Sox went up to Minnesota for a three-game set with the Twins and took two of those games on Saturday... Read more.
05/08/2017 - 06:23:16 PM
In what many Celtics fans expected to be a bounce back game for the team, the C’s again did not show up and got pounded by the Wizards, this time losing 121-102. The loss ties the series at two games apiece as each team has won both games on their home courts. It also... Read more.
05/05/2017 - 11:21:44 AM
Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve really seen the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles rivalry heat up. Over the season, we’ve seen the Celtics and Wizards take their bad blood to a new level as well. So when I was flipping back and forth between the Red Sox versus... Read more.
05/02/2017 - 06:09:35 PM
After another night of putrid offensive output, I’m really starting to worry about this Red Sox team. I know it’s only May 2nd, but this team has become inept offensively and it will soon start to take a toll on the pitchers. Last night, Rick Porcello had another start... Read more.
05/01/2017 - 04:36:35 PM
The NFL Draft is always a bit of a letdown for Patriots fans because the team is perennially good and thus tends to have lower draft picks. The team also rarely goes after any of the big name guys out there and usually takes some player you’ve never heard of or don’t... Read more.
05/01/2017 - 04:33:56 PM
After the Sox dropped two of three to Baltimore last weekend and then lost both games of a rain-shortened series to the Yankees this week, they needed to bounce back, fast. They did so by taking two of three from the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs at Fenway... Read more.
05/01/2017 - 04:30:51 PM
After the Boston Celtics took care of the Chicago Bulls by 105-83 on Friday night, they advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the first time since the 2011-2012 season. It was Brad Stevens’ first career playoff series win and the first time out of the first... Read more.
04/27/2017 - 05:52:58 PM
The Boston Bruins announced yesterday that they would be bringing back Bruce Cassidy as head coach for next season, dropping the interim tag from his title. In my opinion, this was a no-brainer move as Cassidy deserved to take over full time after he led the Bruins to the... Read more.
04/27/2017 - 05:51:37 PM
Last night at the Garden, the Boston Celtics took firm control of their first round series by beating the Chicago Bulls 108-97. After dropping the first two at home, the Celtics have now won three straight and seem to have demoralized the Bulls. Though star point guard... Read more.
04/27/2017 - 05:49:50 PM
Today is “Draft Day.” If you’re an NFL fan you are excited to tune in for the NFL Draft tonight and possibly tomorrow. If you’re a really big fan, you’ll even be monitoring it over the weekend. But tonight is the night with all the fun and intrigue because the stakes are... Read more.
04/27/2017 - 08:51:12 AM
After months of talking about it, reading about it, seeing it on television and beating it into the ground, we are finally here! It’s the week of the NFL Draft. This year’s draft will be held in Philly and it all starts with round 1 on Thursday night starting at 8 p.m. I... Read more.
04/25/2017 - 06:31:49 AM
The Bruins would falter in the second period however, despite getting more shots off than the Senators. An early penalty would finally come back to bite them as Bobby Ryan would tie the game with a power play goal. The B’s would unravel a bit, as Ottawa would come back... Read more.
04/25/2017 - 06:26:17 AM
On Friday, when Rajon Rondo was declared out with a broken thumb I knew the Celtics and Bulls series was about to get really interesting. The Celtics were in an 0-2 hole after dropping both games in Boston during a tough week. Rondo had been a catalyst for a feisty Bulls... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:38:57 PM
Well, my series prediction of Bruins in 6 does not work anymore. After the B’s lost 1-0 to the Senators last night at TD Garden, they fell into a 3-1 series hole. Now the team must win four straight games to push it to a seven game series and win. It’s going to be a tall... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:37:21 PM
The Milford High School softball team got another win on Wednesday as they beat Hockomock opponent Hopkinton 9-4. Hopkinton was up 2-1 before the Scarlet Hawks scored two runs in four straight innings to grab the victory. Milford had contributions from every... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:35:34 PM
The Franklin High School girl’s lacrosse team took down Walpole 8-2 on Wednesday. With the game tied 2-2 at halftime, the Panthers came out and scored six goals while shutting out the Rebels to claim the win. Annie Walsh netted a hat trick for Franklin while Kendall... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:34:15 PM
The Franklin High School baseball team needed extra innings to take down Hockomock opponent Walpole 4-3 on Wednesday. The team needed a late rally to even get to the extra frames however. Facing their final out of the ballgame and a 3-0 deficit, Franklin needed a spark... Read more.
04/19/2017 - 04:57:08 PM
The Red Sox went up to Toronto to face their rivals the Blue Jays on Tuesday night and hung on for an 8-7 victory. It was the fourth win in a row for the Sox and it pushed them to 9-5 on the young season. The Blue Jays on the other hand, continued to struggle mightily as... Read more.
04/19/2017 - 04:55:51 PM
The New England Patriots spent yesterday doing a lot of housekeeping as they signed, re-signed and restructured deals with a few different players. In a flurry of interesting moves, we saw more and more of how the 2017 Patriots roster would take shape. The most... Read more.
04/18/2017 - 07:28:57 PM
The Bruins were back in Boston for their first playoff game at the Garden in a few years on Monday night. Despite the electric atmosphere and the return of David Krejci, the team started very slow and looked lackadaisical before fighting back and ultimately coming up... Read more.
04/17/2017 - 08:09:13 PM
At times on Saturday, the Boston Bruins looked like a very tough team to beat. In the end however, the Ottawa Senators did just that, storming back to win the game 4-3 in overtime. With the series now tied at one game apiece the teams will head to Boston for tonight’s... Read more.
04/17/2017 - 07:56:13 PM
The first game of the Celtics postseason was very different than most other playoff games. Star point guard Isaiah Thomas had just lost his 22-year-old sister in a tragic car crash the day before and he would be playing with a heavy heart. Really, the whole team would be... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 04:11:14 PM
The Bellingham High School softball team pounced on Westwood early to grab a 10-2 win. Bellingham scored six runs in the first inning aided by two-run singles from Cailey MacGregor and Kelly Corbett. Junior Sonny Nelson pitched a complete game while striking out five and... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 03:46:31 PM
At a time when Red Sox nation was already panicking about the young season, they turned their eyes to a man they didn’t fully understand. Drew Pomeranz, an All Star starting pitcher acquired from the Padres last year, was on the hill for his season debut and I can’t say... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 03:43:40 PM
The Franklin High School baseball team visited Taunton on Tuesday and suffered a 5-2 loss. Taunton was able to jump on the Panthers early as they scored four of their runs in the first inning. Tigers sophomore Jack Moynihan had a big day as he went 2-for-3 with an RBI... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 03:42:42 PM
The Hopkinton High School softball team got a big 13-0 shutout win over Medfield on Tuesday. Senior Heather Kelly went five innings and struck out eight while only giving up one hit. Sophomore Emily Whelan went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and junior Emma Murphy went... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 03:41:32 PM
The Medway High School baseball team got a 6-4 win over TVL opponent Ashland on Tuesday. The Mustangs, who lost nine seniors from last year’s squad, are rebuilding on the fly but they still have talent on the field to win. One key member of the team is senior captain Sean... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 03:39:22 PM
The Medway High School softball team got a 1-0 walk off win over TVL rival Ashland on Tuesday. Freshman Catherine Higgins pitched a no-hitter and delivered the game-winning hit to lead the Mustangs to victory. Freshman Elisa Cook went 2-for-4 at the plate and scored the... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:21:14 AM
The Franklin baseball team played their first game on a brand new field and took the victory 1-0 over Kelley-Rex Division rival Oliver Ames. Starting pitcher Jason Ulrickson pitched a three-hit shutout to lead the Panthers in the win. Neither offense could get much going... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:18:53 AM
The Franklin boy’s lacrosse team couldn’t quite get over the hump and stage a comeback against BC High on Monday, as they fell just short and lost 8-7. BC High jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead after one quarter of play and pushed that to 6-0 in the second. Finally, with... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:14:28 AM
The Milford baseball team played a rough game against Stoughton on Monday as they lost 15-0. The Scarlet Hawks couldn’t contain a Stoughton offense that has reached double figures in hits and runs scored in two straight games now. Stoughton senior Justin Hutchinson had a... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:01:06 AM
The Milford softball team got their bats going and grabbed a 10-2 victory over Stoughton on Monday. The Scarlet Hawks scored five runs in the third inning to defeat their Hockomock league opponent, taking a one run hole and turning it into a lead they wouldn’t... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:47:33 AM
The Red Sox tried to salvage a series split with the Detroit Tigers on Monday but came up short as the bats continued to stay cold and they lost 2-1. The game was billed as a premier pitchers duel between Sox ace Chris Sale and Tigers ace and 2016 Cy Young runner up... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:43:02 AM
The Franklin High School girl’s lacrosse team poured it on in a 17-5 victory over Sharon in a Hockomock League battle on Saturday. Sophomore Annie Walsh netted four goals and tallied an assist to lead the way for the Panthers. Jordan Jette added two goals and three... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:41:27 AM
The Holliston baseball team dropped a game to Ashland over the weekend 13-4. Ashland’s senior captain Shane Leary went 4-for-4 at the plate with four RBIs, three runs and a walk. Sophomore Jackson Hornung went 2-for-3 with two doubles and scored five runs while teammates... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:37:51 AM
The Holliston softball team lost a close one to Ashland 7-6 in a TVL matchup. Ashland’s Danielle Carson walloped a grand slam and Jess DeBenedictis added a solo shot in the win. Syd McMullen struck out eight batters over seven innings for the Clockers. Ashland will play... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:36:35 AM
The Hopedale softball team couldn’t handle Whitinsville-Christian as they lost 11-1 in a Dual Valley Conference game. Blue Raiders senior Jordan Wilson went 3-for-4 and freshman Rowe Murphy went 2-for-3 in the loss. Hopedale drops to 1-1 overall and in the DVC and faces... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:09:25 AM
The Hopkinton softball team got a huge win over Dover-Sherborn with a 24-1 victory in a TVL matchup. Senior Heather Holly had two hits, four RBIs and pitched three innings to lead the Hillers. Junior Emma Murphy hit a home run and collected three RBIs. Hopkinton will go... Read more.
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