Shaughnessy: Would take Benintendi over Judge next 15 years
Dan Shaughnessy says that even though Aaron Judge will win Rookie of the Year this season, he would take Andrew Benintendi over Judge for the next 15 years.
Bill Belichick liked what Cyrus Jones brought as a returner vs. Texans
Bill Belichick said that Cyrus Jones looked aggressive as a returner against the Texans on Saturday night.
Flowers sits out preseason game with Texans, says he feels healthy
Trey Flowers indicated after Saturday's game with the Texans that he was not going through anything physically
Brady happy to see Gronkowski healthy after work with Alex Guerrero
Saturday marked Rob Gronkowski's first preseason game since 2012. 
Bean's thoughts from Patriots-Texans: Brissett's win streak vs. Texans finally ends
Jacoby Brissett tried to lead a comeback on New England’s final drive, but the third-string quarterback wasn't the whole story
Five takeaways from Patriots-Texans: All-purpose backs Burkhead, Lewis look sharp
Here are five quick-hit takeaways from Saturday's preseason matchup between the Patriots and Texans
Haggerty: Bruins' only choice is signing Pastrnak rather than trading him
In order to avoid the kind of mistakes they've made with young players in the past, it's time for the Bruins to pay up for David Pastrnak.
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Could Jaguars pursue Jimmy G.?
Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone is not happy with the performance of his quarterbacks. Giles and Curran discuss whether Jimmy Garoppolo could end up in Jacksonville. 
Larry's legend lives on, 25 years after retiring
Twenty-five years ago today, Larry Bird retired. Here's a look back at some of the highlights of a legendary career.
Freeney among available options if Patriots looking for pass-rush help
For years, the Patriots have schemed to keep Dwight Freeney away from Tom Brady. Might they be interested in making him Brady's teammate?
Martone: There was more to Yawkey than all this
Even if he doesn't deserve the honors he's received, there was more to Tom Yawkey than what most contemporary people know about him.
Who will be the Patriots’ biggest challenger in the AFC?
Is there a threat to the Patriots in the AFC? Or are they their own worst enemy? Mike Giardi's panel of experts answer this question.
Five new faces who could be in NBA MVP chase
A. Sherrod Blakely looks at five players who have never finished among the top-five for the league's MVP award, but may find themselves in the MVP chase by the end of the season
Pats have history of acquiring players they face in joint practices
The Pats have wound up acquiring at least one player from each of their joint-practice foes since 2010. So which Jags and Texans may end up here?
Felger: Bruins are in an 'impossible spot' with Pastrnak
Mike Felger says that the Bruins are being put in an impossible spot with David Pastrnak's contract situation.
Merloni mic'd up during 1st at bat in Oldtime Baseball Game
Watch Lou Merloni step into the batters box during the 1st inning of the Oldtime Baseball Game while mic'd up.
Pedro Martinez pitches in the Oldtime Baseball Game
Watch Pedro Martinez take the mound during the 1st inning of the Oldtime Baseball Game.
Second-round steals in the 2017 NBA draft.
Five candidates to be an NBA second-round steal
Second-round pick Malcolm Brogdon was rookie of the year and second-rounder Draymond Green is a key part of the NBA champs. Who among this year's second-rounders has that kind of potential?
Haggerty: Pastrnak's price tag just went up
Leon Draisaitl's eight-year, $68 million extension with the Edmonton Oilers raises the bar for David Pastrnak's contract
Who's the most overrated Patriot?
Is it a Super Bowl hero? Or a  highly touted offseason pickup? Mike Giardi's panel of experts make interesting answers to this question.
Drellich: Aggressive Red Sox run into a win, and some validation
The Sox have been ripped for their aggressive baserunning, but it gives them a walkoff over the Cards. And they say they aren't going to change.
Holley: Walkoff wins a good sign for Red Sox
Michael Holley, Tom Giles, Kayce Smith and Tom E. Curran talk about the Red Sox ability to rally late in games, and how that bodes well for the future.
Jordan Leandre recaps his first pitch at Fenway Park
Jordan Leandre recaps his first pitch at Fenway Park that hit a photographer in the groin.
Haggerty: Bruins have their Rask plan, and they need to stick with it
The Bruins and Tuukka Rask hope they’ve refined the formula for his highest efficiency level after another season of mixed results.
Felger: Stanton would be like Ortiz or Manny in lineup
Michael Felger says Giancarlo Stanton would give the Red Sox the power that they need.
Drellich: Stanton trade "unrealistic for where the Red Sox are"
Evan Drellich joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss if the Red Sox should consider trading for Stanton and what they would have to give up for him.
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady in the rain at training camp.
Brady: Training at 40 'easier now for me than it's ever been'
For Tom Brady, author of a soon-to-be-released book on sustaining peak performance, one question was the softball of all softballs. 
Sale: Yankee fans 'really hate me now . . . but I don't go to New York to make friends'
No-nonsense might be the most concise summation of Chris Sale, both in how he approaches the game and how he deals with abuse at Yankee Stadium.
'I wish I could make some of those plays'
Tom Brady's never been a great athletic specimen. And despite all he's won, he still wishes he had the raw skills of players like Deshaun Watson.
Postcard From Camp: A painful finale
Derek Rivers was a casualty with an apparent knee injury as the Patriots and Texans hold a physical practice at The Greenbrier, their final joint session before Saturday's preseason game in Houston.
Bean: Taking Jimmy G. in second round was costly
Remember how surprising it was when the Patriots took a quarterback as early as they did in 2014? Turns out it wasn't early enough.
Brad Stevens plays Ms. Pac-Man every game day
The Celtics coach tells the Indy Star he plays 10-15 minutes of the video game as a break from watching game video.
Dave Goucher discusses leaving Bruins radio for Las Vegas TV
Former Bruins radio announcer Dave Goucher joins Toucher and Rich to discuss his new gig as TV play-by-play man for the Las Vegas Golden Knights.
Bogaerts' slump appears to be over
Xander Bogaerts finally seems to have a handle on his swing, and the results show in a three-hit night against the Cardinals.
Texans may be the ones to pressure Patriots in AFC
With JJ Watt back in the mix, the Texans' pass rush could be what makes them the ultimate thorn in the Patriots' side this season.
Does Brady secretly lust for a perfect season?
Tom Brady told WEEI it's not fair to set expectations for this Patriots season. Mike Felger, Marc Bertrand, Trenni Kusnierek and Gary Tanguay discuss.
Drellich: Time for others to step up
Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi are doing their part. Now Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and others have to start hitting.
Giardi: Patriots embracing competition in joint practices
The Patriots enjoy their joint practices with the Jaguars and Texans.
Belichick's only expectation: 'Have a good practice'
The Patriots are pretty adamant: They want you to stop telling them how good they are. Or, more specifically, how good they will be. 
Postcard From Camp: Texans put pressure on Pats
The Patriots and Texans go through the first of their two joint practices, and New England had its hands full with Houston's front four.
If you can't beat 'em, have them join you
The Texans have many ex-Pats (Bill O'Brien, Romeo Crennel, Mike Vrabel, Larry Izzo) on their coaching staff. Now there's another: Wes Welker.
Healthy Krug 'not taking a step back'
Torey Krug is healthy, confident and ready to again produce the best season of his NHL career.
Brady: Stop with the undefeated talk
When asked to compare the 2017 Pats to past powerhouses, Tom Brady scoffs: 'This team is so far from where we need to be. We have so far to go.'
Carrabis on Sandoval: He's a complete fraud
Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joins Rich and Hardy to discuss Pablo Sandoval's recent article in The Players' Tribune in which Sandoval said he "was never comfortable in Boston".
BST PODCAST: Are the Bruins going to trade Pastrnak?
The Boston Sports Tonight crew discusses the David Pastrnak trade rumors, the Celtics 2017-18 schedule, Pablo Sandoval's new Players' Tribune article, and more.
Are the Red Sox the team to beat in the American League?
Kyle Draper, Michael Holley and Lou Merloni analyze the teams in the American league and where the Red Sox fall in that picture.
Which Celtics matchups are most exciting?
Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely point to the matchups they're looking forward to this season.
Felger: Don't trust Sweeney to get value if Pastrnak traded
Michael Felger, Gary Tanguay and Trenni Kusnierek address the report David Pastrnak could be traded because of contractual issues with the Bruins.
Merloni: John Farrell 'gets flustered' late in games
Lou Merloni talks about John Farrell's Sunday night blunder, when he forgot the rule prohibiting a pitching switch after a first trip to the mound during an at-bat.
2017-18 Celtics schedule: The road starts early
The Celtics will open the 2017-18 season with four of their first five games, and 7 of their first 11, away from TD Garden.
Drellich: Devers may be special enough to avoid rookie drop-off
Rafael Devers' home run off Aroldis Chapman might just be an indication that he can do what the Sox need most.
Ten highlights on Celtics' 2017-18 schedule
The opener at Cleveland, Christmas at home, and Avery Bradley's return to the Garden are just some of the marquee games on the Celtics' schedule.
Ten highlights of Celtics' 2017-18 schedule
The opener at Cleveland, Christmas at home, and Avery Bradley's return to the Garden are just some of the marquee games on the schedule.
Haggerty: Bruins aren't trading Pastrnak
The David Pastrnak-may-be-traded rumors indicate talks are in the hardball stage. But, by all accounts, the B's have no appetite for such a deal.
Yankee fans reaction to Rafael Devers' game-tying home run.
Video of Yankee fan's reaction to Devers' home run is priceless
A 3-2 lead, one out in the ninth and flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman facing 20-year-old Rafael Devers? Start the video because the Yankees got this, right? Think again.
New England Patriots defensive lineman Alan Branch at camp.
Postcard from camp: Branch off PUP, back in action
The Patriots - including Alan Branch - held their final workout in Foxboro before heading to West Virginia for a joint practice with the Houston Texans. Here's how they looked.
Belichick not worried about unveiling schematic secrets vs. O'Brien, Texans
The Patriots and Texans know each other so well that Bill Belichick isn't concerned the Houston coaching staff will be able to decipher schemes in joint practices before their Week 3 matchup in the regular s
Spotting his receiver
Rookie tight end Jacob Hollister -- who caught 7 passes for 116 yards Thursday -- was under a lot of people's radar. But not Bill Belichick's.
Volin: Brissett has spot in NFL but not sure it’s with Pats
Ben Volin believes that Jacoby Brissett has proven he could be a capable backup quarterback in the NFL but doesn't think it will be in New England.
Merloni on Pedroia's injury: Don't like the way this sounds
After Dustin Pedroia was placed on the disabled list for the 3rd time this season, Lou Merloni says he doesn't like how this is sounding for Pedroia.
Is David Price needed for the Red Sox to make a playoff run?
Merloni, Drellich, and Bertrand discuss if the Red Sox are going to need David Price in the starting rotation to make a run in the postseason.
Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowsk and the New England Patriots' five Super Bowl trophies.
Dombrowski: 'Thrilled' to have 'anywhere near' Patriots' success
You can debate whether it's a Red Sox or Patriots town, but Dave Dombrowski tells the Boston Herald that it's the Pats who the Sox -- and everyone else -- are trying to match. 
Haggerty: Should the Bruins keep Pastrnak below Marchand's deal?
The Bruins and David Pastrnak remain decidedly apart on a contract extension for the game-breaking, 21-year-old right winger.
Closer look: Garoppolo's three best throws Thursday
Jimmy Garoppolo had the kind of preseason game on Thursday that put to bed any mini-panic attacks in New England concerning his mechanics and mental state.
Farrell unlikely to use Kimbrel in eighth inning
“I wouldn’t rule it out," says John Farrell but he adds, "I think staying consistent with [the relievers' usage] is part of that [bullpen's] success.”  
Red Sox believe Pedroia will be back this season
No one's talking about Dustin Pedroia's being done for the season. Still, his return remains uncertain after another trip to the DL.  
Belichick liked what he saw from Lewis in preseason opener
Dion Lewis impressed Bill Belichick in Thursday night's preseason opener vs. the Jaguars.
Drellich: Why can't the Red Sox admit mistakes?
The trouble the Red Sox have publicly acknowledging reality this season is baffling.
BST PODCAST: Red Sox blow 3-0 lead over Yankees, NFL suspends Elliot 6 games
The Boston Sports Tonight crew debates who is to blame for the Red Sox loss to the Yankees, how the Cowboys will deal with Elliot's suspension, and more.
Drellich: Who is to blame for Red Sox blowing 3-0 lead?
Evan Drellich joins Boston Sports Tonight to discuss what went wrong in the Red Sox loss to the Yankees.
Why did Farrell not use Craig Kimbrel in the 8th inning?
Our Boston Sports Tonight crew debates why John Farrell did not go to Craig Kimbrel in the 8th inning against the Yankees.
Patriots sign undrafted All-American defensive end
The Patriots announced on Friday that they've added another body to their edge-defender group.
Drellich: Red Sox should play it safe with Pedroia
The Red Sox should give Dustin Pedroia's knee more time to heal.
Tanguay: Goodell picture with fans is 'lame and desperate'
Gary Tanguay and Marc Bertrand make fun of Roger Goodell going out of his way to pose with Patriots fans.
Scouts' View: The Patriots defense.
Can the Patriots again have the NFL's No. 1 scoring defense?
Mike Giardi talks to four NFL insiders about the Pats. Today: Can they again have the No. 1 scoring defense?  
Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins won't play Sunday against the New England Patriots.
Bean: The AFC East is tanking
The Jets and Bills haven't had good teams, but they've still given the Pats some tough games in recent years. Don't count on that this season.
Rich discusses text with fan who took picture with Goodell
Rich from Toucher & Rich goes and forth with the fan who took the picture of Patriots fans with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
Wes Welker press conference
Light was Welker's accomplice in "foot speech"
Matt Light tells Toucher & Rich the great story of the genesis of Wes Welker's famous press conference using foot references when talking about Rex Ryan's Jets.
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Breaking down the preseason opener
The BST crew, plus Felger, dissect Jimmy G's play and those on the roster bubble, along with concern about Stephen Gostkowski and more.
Deatrich Wise's promising training camp disrupted by head injury
The fourth-round pick looked woozy as he walked off the field Thursday night. 
New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo connects in the preseason opener.
Garoppolo: It 'wasn't anything special'
The game's the thing for Jimmy Garoppolo, who again shakes off subpar camp performances - and an eerily reminiscent hit - in a strong preseason opener.  
Undrafted rookies Jacob Hollister, Austin Carr shine in preseason debuts
Big catches made and big hits received highlighted strong performances for the undrafted rookies.
Felger praises fans who took photo with Roger Goodell
Michel Felger says the three Pats fans who posed with Roger Goodell are 'my new heroes' because he loves 'whatever pisses off baby Patriots fans.'
Perry: Coaches can be encouraged by Garoppolo's performance
Mike Giardi and Phil Perry break down Jimmy Garoppolo's impressive performance and discuss if Jacoby Brissett showed any improvement.
New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo connects in the preseason opener.
Garoppolo performance a definitive retort to training camp criticism
After a lackluster camp, Jimmy Garoppolo has perhaps his best preseason game as a pro (22-for-28, 235 yards, 2 TDs).  
Is Dion Lewis preseason playing time a bad sign for him?
Our Patriots postgame live crew discusses Dion Lewis looking good against the Jaguars, and whether his large amount of playing time is actually a bad sign for him.
Felger: Jimmy Garoppolo is not a backup QB, he’s an NFL QB
Mike Felger and Tom E. Curran discuss how Jimmy Garoppolo looks in preseason game 1, and Felger explains why he has already shown he is ready to be a starter.
New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo celebrates a TD with Austin Carr in the preseason opener.
Bean's thoughts: Nobody's perfect
OK, so they won't go 23-0. Still, Jimmy Garoppolo looked better as the game went on, but Cyrus Jones has some work to do. That and more thoughts from DJ Bean.
Roger Goodell ruins everyone's fun, shows up at Gillette Stadium for preseason opener
Roger Goodell outsmarted thousands of Patriots fans. That’s got to be the surprise of the century and, quite frankly, a tough one to swallow. 
Curran: Edelman had a tougher 2016 than most people realized
Tom E. Curran discusses what he learned from Julian Edelman while working with him to write a book on him, and how difficult 2016 really was for him.
Quick Slants the Podcast: The revolutionary 2007 Patriots offense, Curran's upcoming Edelman book
The Ringer's Kevin Clark joins the show to discuss the revolutionary 2007 Patriots offense. Tom Curran previews his book on Julian Edelman.
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Is Sale right up there with Pedro?
Steve Buckley says Chris Sale's first season with the Sox has been better than Pedro's first; Greg Bedard on Wilfork, Butler and the Pats; what to look for in the preseason opener tonight.
Drellich: How real is the 'window' for the Red Sox, or any MLB team?
Can teams find a way to keep those competitive windows from closing through just drafting and developing better than most?  
New England Patriots training camp practice
Wilfork's message for 2017 Patriots: 'Prove you're good'
Vince Wilfork knows the 2017 Patriots have high expectations. But if he had one message for them, it would be that they still have a long way to go before they've accomplished anything.
Belichick: Wilfork never failed to make weight at Patriots weigh-ins
Robert Kraft tells a humourous anecdote about Vince Wilfork coming in overweight after a trip to Italy . . . but Bill Belichick says Wilfork always made weight at camp.
Bedard: If Zeke were Brady, he'd already be suspended
Boston Sports Journal's Greg Bedard says the NFL's double standard in dealing with the Patriots and the rest of the teams is evident in the Ezekiel Elliott case.
Is David Price trolling media haters with his nickname?
DJ Bean explains why he thinks there is more meaning behind David Price's choice of nickname than first meets the eye.
Does Chris Sale have a chance at winning MVP?
If Chris Sale continues at this rate of play, could he win A.L. MVP?
Perry: Do not overreact to the Patriots first preseason game
Phil Perry says that even though you might see some big performances from players you may not know, don't overreact to the first preseason game.
Vince Wilfork sums up his career with Patriots perfectly
Vince Wilfork: 'The resume . . . it wouldn't be a resume without the Patriots. Without my teammates.'
Red Sox unveil nicknames for Players Weekend jerseys
MLB and the MLB Players Association officially announced "Players Weekend," which will feature players wearing uniforms with self-chosen nicknames on the back.
Giardi: Brissett's development a work in progress
Second-year QB Jacoby Brissett has shown some signs of improvement, but his performance so far in camp has been more uneven than Jimmy Garoppolo's.
Bean: Rask argument is the stupidest in Boston sports
Tuukka Rask is a perfectly nice guy and a great goalie. But I hate him because every time I hear his name, it means I have to correct somebody.
Rivers standing up to challenges of first Patriots camp
Playing standing up, dropping back into coverage . . . these new tasks have rookie Derek Rivers feeling like a college freshman again. But he's ready for the test.
Pats' biggest offseason win: Keeping coaching staff intact
Mike Giardi talks to three scouts and a still-active ex-Pat about the Patriots. Today: How do you judge the coaching staff?
Brandin Cooks at Patriots Training Camp
Howe on Brandin Cooks: "He's bringing the best out of Brady"
Jeff Howe talks with Toucher & Rich about the chemistry Brandin Cooks already has with Tom Brady, and how impressive he has been at Patriots Training Camp.
New England Patriots defensive lineman Adam Butler (70) is blocked at camp.
Howe: 'Reckless and irresponsible' to say Butler is unhappy
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald talks with Toucher & Rich about the "reckless and irresponsible" observations of a reporter earlier in training camp implying that Malcolm Butler was acting disgruntled.
BST Podcast: Why the 2007 Patriots O changed NFL
The Ringer's Kevin Clark joins the Boston Sports Tonight crew to discuss his article on the 2007 New England Patriots offense changing the NFL.
Bortles: Patriots 'schematically mess with you a little bit'
This should be a time of vanilla defenses, so Blake Bortles' comments may mean the Pats are far along in terms of executing multiple defensive looks.
Giardi: Gilmore is like Browner with elite speed and feet
Mike Giardi describes what he has seen from Stephon Gilmore in training camp and says that he has physicality like Brandon Browner but has better speed and feet.
McGinest on Brady: I wouldn't talk retirement soon
Former Patriot Willie McGinest discusses Tom Brady and how long he thinks he can play at a top level.
Curran: Vince Wilfork's contributions were underrated
Vince Wilford make never have been fully appreciated during his days with the Patriots, and Tom E. Curran tells why.
Daopoulos: Belichick goes by the book
Jim Daopoulos. former NFL Supervisor of Officials, says Bill Belichick knows the rule book better than any other head coach in the NFL.
Wise models his game after Jason Taylor, Julius Peppers
Rookie Deatrich Wise Jr. says he models his game after legends Jason Taylor and Julius Peppers.
McGinest noticed chip on Brady's shoulder from the beginning
Former Patriot Willie McGinest says he had an inkling about Tom Brady, all the way back to Brady’s rookie year in 2000.
Postcard from Camp Day 11: Belichick drops for push-ups
A rare sight during the Patriots-Jaguars joint practice: Bill Belichick doing push-ups when the Pats are stopped at the goal line.
The Miami Dolphins signed former Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler.
Bean: Cutler-to-Miami's a nothingburger for Pats
Yes, Jay Cutler stinks. But so what? When the Dolphins give the Pats trouble it's because of how they handle Tom Brady, not because of their QBs.
Jets' QB situation goes from bad to pathetic
From Toucher and Wallach: Christian Hackenburg apparently was sent off the practice field Monday after struggling to break the huddle correctly
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics on Kyrie Irving's trade list?
The BST crew on the Cavs GM saying the Celtics are among the teams Kyrie Irving would accept a trade to, what Jay Cutler brings to the Dolphins, Vince Wilfork's retirement, the surging Red Sox and more. 
Can Cooks & Edelman compete with Welker & Moss?
Our Boston Sports Tonight crew discusses whether the combination of Brandin Cooks and Julian Edelman can compete with Wes Welker and Randy Moss.
Ainge: Cavs moves don't impact C's
Danny Ainge, appearing on the Dan Patrick Show, said the Celtics aren't reacting to what the Cavs do this offseason.  
Bean: No Rask or Schneider on top-goalie list??
You could be the biggest Tuukka Rask hater in the world and you'd still have to laugh at this.
Will contract talk become a distraction for Isaiah Thomas?
With Isaiah Thomas saying multiple times that the Celtics will need to 'back up the Brinks truck' to sign him, Trenni and Draper discuss if the contract talk with become a distraction.
Perry: Coaching staff unhappy with offense in practice
Mike Giardi and Phil Perry discuss some of the offensive struggles and problems that happened at Patriots training camp today.
Curran: Haven't seen Brady throw deep like this since Moss
Tom E. Curran talks about Tom Brady throwing a lot of deep passes to Brandin Cooks, something Brady hasn't done much since Randy Moss left.
Curran: Patriots continue to get advantages in the AFC East
Tom E. Curran discusses key injuries that already benefit the Patriots chances of winning the AFC East, and whether other AFC East teams can turn it around.
Ex-Cavs GM: Celts on Kyrie Irving's list
Recently dismissed Cavs GM David Griffin twice referenced Boston as one of Kyrie Irving's preferred destinations in an ESPN appearance.
Marrone, Jaguars hope to learn from Patriots' model of success
Jaguars coach Doug Marrone knows how valuable it is for his team to practice with the best in the league.
Brady-Cooks connection coming along swimmingly
Brandin Cooks and Tom Brady seem to be on the same page early in camp, which is very good news for the Patriots.
Postcards from Camp: Isaiah appearance; Brady/Cooks good day
Phil Perry checks-in with news and notes from Monday's joint practice against Jacksonville, with a guest appearance from Isaiah Thomas, and key players on both sides of the ball making plays.
Postcard From Camp, Day 10: Brady puts on a show
The Patriots finally see new faces across the line of scrimmage, as the Jaguars come to town for a joint practice session, and Tom Brady shines.
Drellich: All together now
On The Baseball Show podcast, Dave Dombrowski says he's 'had as autonomous a career as you can have' but always stays on same page as ownership.
Isaiah Thomas talks hip injury, Gordon Hayward
Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas stopped by Patriots Training Camp on Monday to talk about his recovery from his hip injury and the C's adding Gordon Hayward.
Kevin Youkilis takes shot at ESPN over its Tom Brady coverage
Kevin Youkilis was acting as more than just a Patriots fan when he called out ESPN over its coverage of Tom Brady. This was about having your brother-in-law's back.  
HaggBag mailbag summer edition 8-06-17
Hagg Bag, Summer Edition: Will the kids be all right?
With the lazy days of hockey summer here, time to see what the readers' take is on, among other things, the Bruins youth movement.  
Shaughnessy on breaking the Price/Eckersley story
Dan Shaughnessy discusses breaking the news of the David Price and Dennis Eckersley story details and his conversation with Price in the clubhouse.
Nunez has been 'everything that they’ve needed'
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Dan Shaughnessy discuss how Eduardo Nunez has gotten off to an extremely hot start in his Red Sox career and how long he can keep it going.
Blakely: A very early look at potential Western Conference All-Stars
Free agency has altered the balance of power in each conference in the NBA. Would that mean for an already stacked Western Conference All-Star team?
Kraft gives Tom Brady's mother a Super Bowl ring
The Patriots recognized Galynn Brady's battle against cancer, and the impact it had on her son, by surprising her -- and her family -- with a Super Bowl ring.
Bean: If this is all they have to worry about . . .
The Patriots are so loaded this season that the biggest concern is their backup quarterback isn't playing well when it doesn’t count.
Nader knows defense needs to improve to stick with C's
An All-Star and rookie of the year with the Maine Red Claws, Abdel Nader knows his role if he wants a long-term future with the Celtics
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola at training camp.
Amendola back at practice: 'This is the best I've felt in a long time'
Danny Amendola hasn't done much in Patriots practices since Day 1. More than a week and seven practices later, the 31-year-old wideout was back on the field looking like a full participant.
New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore at training camp.
Gilmore on scrap with Edelman: 'Once I'm on the field, there's no friends'
Stephon Gilmore's aggressive style boiled over into a scuffle with teammate Julian Edelman earlier this week, but he indicated recently that that's just the cost of doing business.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick in the rain.
Postcard from camp, Day Nine: Let the wet reps soak in
The Patriots were back on the practice field when the heavens opened Saturday - just the kind of conditions Bill Belichick loves.
PODCAST: Did the Celtics fleece the Sixers?
Jayson Tatum says the Celtics were going to pick him all along. Abby Chin and DJ Bean chat with Poole about how accurate those claim may be. They also grade the Celtics off-season moves. 
Drama, walk-offs may harden Sox for pennant race
As far as a baseball season goes, the Red Sox have had their share of craziness. And in first place, they can find confidence in their accumulated experience.
Luxury tax likely to keep Red Sox from notable waiver trades
Help for the Red Sox is more likely to come from the disabled list than the trade market this month.
World Junior showcase highlights what B's did, and didn't do, at draft
The Edmonton Oilers took Kailer Yamamoto 22nd overall, just four spots after the Bruins played it safe in the first round
Tatum: Celtics were taking me at No. 1 all along
Third overall pick Jayson Tatum thinks that Philly didn't need to trade up to get Markelle Fultz. 
Cooks submits ridiculous catch during scrimmage, Brady loves it
Perhaps the play of the day during Friday's intrasquad Patriots scrimmage was a long Tom Brady completion to Brandin Cooks.
New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore at training camp.
New Pats CB Gilmore on battling WRs in camp: 'We're just trying to push each other'
In his first Patriots camp, cornerback Stephon Gilmore has held his own against the wide receivers and shown plenty of fight.  
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski battles with Geneo Grissom at training camp.
Brady appreciates Gronkowski changing his diet: 'Hopefully it really pays off for him'
No one would blame you if you rolled your eyes when resident Patriots party boy Rob Gronkowski discussed how he was taking on Tom Brady's dietary plan and training regimen.
Quick Slants Pod: Curran empties the Brady stories bucket
Curran tells a bunch of really great stories on the early days of Brady's career, his extremely fiery demeanor, contract negotiations, and last year's Trump coverage
Tom Brady throws at a New England Patriots intrasquad training camp scrimmage.
Postcard from camp, Day Eight: Scrimmage shows Garoppolo not yet in Brady's class
The Patriots held their first intrasquad scrimmage of the summer Friday. Here's how they looked.   
On Tom Brady’s 40th birthday Giles, Draper, Chin and Curran talk about why there is so much reluctance to acknowledge Brady as the greatest quarterback of all time. 
Drellich: From one extreme to the other
Rafael Devers and Eduardo Nunez have been everything the Sox needed. But when they cool off, it’ll be up to some of the old guard to keep the offense going.
When it comes to his bullpen, Farrell throws away the book
A rigid bullpen is not an optimal approach. John Farrell's goal should be to find a balance between routine and flexibility, and he found it Thursday in the way he used Addison Reed.
VIDEO - Curran: Tannehill injury 'bad news' if you want competition in AFC East
Tom E. Curran and our Boston Sports Tonight crew react to reports that Ryan Tannehill could need season-ending knee surgery.
Sneak peak
Thanks to the team at NBA 2K, everyone got a glimpse at how the video game version of Gordon Hayward looks in a Celtics uniform.
Moncada happy for Devers, embracing opportunity with White Sox
Yoan Moncada’s not exactly going to be forgotten by the fan base, even as Rafael Devers thrives for the Red Sox.
VIDEO: Tom Curran shares his favorite interactions with Tom Brady
Tom E. Curran shares his favorite interactions he has had with Tom Brady in his years of covering the team.
Brown 'couldn’t stop smiling' after arriving in South Africa
The folks in South Africa are likely to get an up-close look at Jaylen Brown in a Team Africa vs Team World game to be played in Johannesburg, South Africa
It's rest (for Sale) and rehab (for Price)
The Sox are built around pitching, and they need to be well-armed down the stretch. That means different things for Chris Sale and David Price.
Gallery: Patriots fans celebrate Tom Brady's 40th birthday
When you have good intentions, spelling doesn't matter. Courtesy of CSNNE's Instagram, here are fan signs in celebration of Tom Brady's 40th birthday.
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady signs autograph for fans at training camp.
Postcard from Camp, Day Seven: Lighter workout, birthday goats for the GOAT
Patriots starters got a lighter workout on the lower practice field and fans got to see real goats in honor of the birthday GOAT.
Garoppolo's only consistency so far? Inconsistency
Thursday was another one of those days for Jimmy Garoppolo, who has been riding the roller coaster a little too often thus far in training camp.
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady at training camp on his 40th birthday.
Patriots go all-in for Brady's 40th: Goats, cards and avocado ice cream
The Patriots usually don't do all that much for Tom Brady's birthday at training camp practice. But his 40th was different. 
Pats make quite the catch in Rex Burkhead
Rex Burkhead's pass-catching abilities with the Bengals attracted him to the Pats, who see him as a multi-purpose threat out of the backfield.
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots
Belichick: A 'parade' for Brady's 40th birthday?
Bill Belichick makes it clear: As far as he's concerned, Tom Brady's 40th birthday is just another day for Brady to be Brady.
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall on the sideline.
What Marshall calls Brady's 'arrogant diss' is . . . well, something less than that
Tom Brady told James White to get open in the 2015 AFC title game against Denver. Brandon Marshall considers that a mortal insult he'll take to his grave.
'What's right for one isn't necessarily right for all'
Tom Brady turns 40 today, and his unique diet is one reason he's still at the top of his game. But Bill Belichick thinks it's not for everyone.
BST Podcast: Are the Red Sox becoming likeable?
Lou Merloni returns to discuss if the Red Sox are becoming a likable team because of new players like Eduardo Nunez and Rafael Devers.
VIDEO - How concerning is Gronkowski's smaller role in practice?
Greg Bedard joins Boston Sports Tonight to discuss the change he has seen in Rob Gronkowski through training camp, and whether Patriots fans should be concerned.
Tom Brady's hidden talent is beer-chugging, according to Brian Hoyer
ESPN's Mike Reiss shares several Tom Brady stories from years past as the Patriots quarterback turns 40 years old on Thursday.
VIDEO - Farrell: Disappointing Price/Eckersley situation went public
Dan Shaughnessy joins Arbella Early Edition to give his take on John Farrell saying it was disappointing the Price/Eckersley situation went public.
VIDEO - Patriots training camp: Studs and duds
Paul Perillo joins Mike Giardi and Phil Perry to talk about their studs and duds from training camp so far.
Blakely: A very early look at potential Eastern Conference All-Stars
Free agency has altered the balance of power in each conference in the NBA. Would that mean a new-look Eastern Conference All-Star team?
New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo
Tanguay: Jimmy G needs to get out!
Jimmy Garoppolo shouldn't be content with being stuck behind Tom Brady. Get a new agent and get out of town.  
Kony Ealy of the New England Patriots at training camp.
Kony Ealy on his curious start to Patriots camp: 'It's just a learning curve'
While Kony Ealy shows more than he has in his first few days of camp, the adjustment to what Bill Belichick wants him to do continues.  
Postcard from Camp, Day Six: A painful session
Julian Edelman, Chris Hogan, Matthew Slater and David Andrews all seemed to be dealing with physical ailments as the Pats continued training camp.
Nobody actually thought David Price was mad about the water, right?
David Price clearly wasn't actually mad, but these are dark days for the veteran starter. 
Family affair: Three Belichicks officially on Patriots coaching staff for first time
For the first time, Bill Belichick and his sons -- Steve and Brian -- are on the same coaching staff. 
Could McClellin help Patriots defense cope with Ninkovich retirement?
The Patriots are only five days into training camp so the fact that they haven't settled on a replacement for Rob Ninkovich should come as no surprise. 
Price's return will be 'gradual,' Farrell says
David Price resumed throwing Tuesday, playing catch for the first time since he went to the disabled list with left elbow inflammation on Friday.
Video -- Perry: Gilmore makes a statement by getting in fight at camp
Mike Giardi and Phil Perry give their thoughts on the training camp fight between Julian Edelman and Stephon Gilmore.
Video -- Should we worry about Garoppolo's struggles in camp?
As Jimmy Garoppolo continues to struggle at Patriots training camp, Mike Giardi and Phil Perry break down the issues he is having.
Farrell 'hopeful' Pedroia will return after 10-day DL stint
Dustin Pedroia’s visit to a specialist was a precursor to a trip to the 10-day disabled list because of left knee inflammation. The move is retroactive to July 29.
Underrated, but not underappreciated
Mike Giardi talks to three scouts, an exec, and a still-active ex-Pat about the Patriots. Today: Who's the team's most underrated?
In Year Two, where does Brissett fit into Patriots QB equation?
Playing behind the most talked about backup QB in the NFL, what's the outlook for Jacoby Brissett as he begins his second season with the Patriots?
Top potential 2018 NBA draft pick Marvin Bagley III.
Suddenly on the radar?
Marvin Bagley III is attempting to re-classify himself and play college basketball this season rather than another year of high school. The Celtics, and the rest of the NBA, are paying attention.  
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman at training camp.
Giardi: Edelman-Gilmore dust-up was only a matter of time
Knowing Julian Edelman’s fire and Stephon Gilmore’s desire to establish himself as a presence with the Patriots, their training camp scuffle seemed inevitable.  
Postcard from Camp, Day Five: Pats show some fight
The crowd was smaller, but there was a good amount of intensity coming from the players -- particularly Julian Edelman and Stephon Gilmore.
Haggerty: No deal (yet), but no panic
No, the Bruins still haven't signed David Pastrnak. But both sides know the parameters of the eventual deal, and it's likely to get done.
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Should Garoppolo be frustrated?
Tom Curran, Kayce Smith, and Kyle Draper discuss Jimmy Garoppolo saying that he is not frustrated but eager to play and wants to be a starter.
Drellich: 'Golden State Yankees' were favorites before trade
The New York Yankees were in better position than the Red Sox even before they landed Sonny Gray at the trade deadline
Ninkovich open to helping young Pats: 'They're like my brothers'
Though Rob Ninkovich is retiring, he hasn't given up on the idea of hanging around the Patriots to help younger edge-defenders and linebackers.
Kraft: Pats will reconstruct space for fifth banner
As is, the Patriots have two championship banners on each side of the main Gillette Stadium sign. They need room for a fifth.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) .
Isaiah Thomas sports custom Brink's truck slides
Thomas clearly isn't changing his tune about his next contract demands. 
'I would have never taken Peyton over Brady'
Mike Giardi's talking to sources -- three scouts, an NFL exec, and a still-active ex-Pat -- about the Patriots. Today's subject: Tom Brady.
Blakely: Tenth anniversary of a banner deal
It was on July 31, 2007 that the Celtics pulled off the blockbuster of all blockbusters at the time, acquiring Kevin Garnett from Minnesota.
Sox bolster bullpen with acquisition of Addison Reed
The Red Sox get some much-needed help for the back end of their bullpen, sending three minor-leaguers to the Mets for Addison Reed.
BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Price/Eckersley; Farewell to Carrabis
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Jared Carrabis talk about David Price's comments to the media. Plus, Merloni and Drellich bid farewell to Carrabis
VIDEO - Perry: 'Significant void' in pass rush with Ninkovich retiring
Phil Perry and Ben Volin talk on Sports Sunday about how the New England Patriots will replace Rob Ninkovich's production now that he has announced his retirement.


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