LATEST STORIES FROM NESN.COM

John Tortorella ‘Disgusted’ With Rangers, Refuses to Give Sabres Credit for Beating New York (Video)

“We sucked.” Those were just two of a bunch of pointed words John Tortorella had for his hockey club following the Rangers’ loss to the Sabres on Tuesday night. The New York head coach went off on one of his patented postgame rants yet again, as the Blueshirts dropped a 3-1 decision to Buffalo. Tortorella unloaded on his team after the game, saying that he was “disgusted”...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Kelly Looks to Return From ACL Injury in Time for Jamie Carragher’s Final Game at Anfield

Liverpool defender Martin Kelly has revealed the thought of returning for Jamie Carragher‘s final match at Anfield is providing extra motivation during his comeback from injury. The 22-year-old is approaching the end of an extended period on the sidelines after suffering an ACL rupture against Manchester United in September last year. Kelly’s recuperation is progressing well...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wes Welker ‘Seriously Considering Bolting New England’ After Patriots Offer Comes in Low

It hasn’t even been a full 24 hours into free agency but things aren’t looking good for Patriots fans hoping to see Wes Welker catch Tom Brady‘s passes in 2013. Albert Breer is reporting that the Patriots’ offer to Welker “came in substantially lower than expected,” and he’s just about ready to check on other options. Check out Breer’s tweet below. Word around the...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Get Passing Marks in Midseason Report Card After Impressive Start to Season (Photos)

It took the Bruins longer than most, but they have reached the midway point of this NHL season. We sit here on March 13, and the Bruins have played 24 of their 48 games. The Bruins, thanks to an odd schedule and a blizzard of historic proportions, are the last team in the league to reach the midpoint of the season. However, they’re still near the top of the NHL in points. All in...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernard Pollard Tweets Farewell to Baltimore Fans, Indicating Release From Ravens

Another one bites the dust from the Baltimore Ravens’ 2012 Super Bowl winning team. It looks like the Ravens have cut Bernard Pollard based on the hard-hitting safety’s Twitter account. Pollard tweeted “Well Raven Nation it’s been fun. My time in Baltimore is done… Thank you!” The Ravens have lost many key players from their Super Bowl XLVII squad. Linebackers Dannell...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Takes Deion Sanders Over Jerry Rice, Talks About Patriots’ Free Agency Plans on Twitter

The Patriots’ head coach isn’t on Twitter just yet, but at least he’s making a honorable attempt. Bill Belichick usually doesn’t have much to say when it comes to the media, but Tuesday night, fans had the opportunity to tweet questions to Belichick. The coach’s girlfriend, Linda Holliday, took the questions and answered them for Belichick on her account. All of the questions...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wes Welker, Patriots ‘Miles Apart’ As Free Agency Opens, With New England Not Making ‘Real Offer’

Free agency was supposed to help clear up Wes Welker‘s future. It may have just made it murkier. While Welker was reportedly waiting to test free agency before considering whatever the Patriots are offering for a new deal, not much has changed since the negotiating period opened Tuesday at 4 p.m. Karen Guregian of The Boston Herald reports that Welker and the Patriots talked, but...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis Joins ESPN, Will Work With ‘Monday Night Football’ Crew, Both ‘Countdown’ Shows

No, you have not seen the last of Ray Lewis. The Ravens linebacker and future Hall of Famer has joined ESPN, according to the Worldwide Leader. The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year and 12-time Pro Bowl selection will join the Monday Night Countdown and Sunday NFL Countdown shows. He’s also appear alongside Stuart Scott, Trent Dilfer and Steve Young on-site for every...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida Swims Its Way Right Out of Big East Tournament With 1990s-Style Beach Shorts Uniforms (Photo)

Yes, we want summer to come, but not this bad. South Florida took the retro uniforms craze to a new level in the opening round of the Big East Tournament on Tuesday night, wearing some shorts that will join the ranks of better-off-retired uniform attempts. While the South Florida duds had nothing on the Zubaz-inspired garb that will be sweeping the nation come March Madness, they...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp Drops F-Bombs About Bill Belichick on NFL Network, Doesn’t Realize Microphone Is On

Plenty of people are sick of hearing about Bill Belichick and his wondrous Patriots. But Warren Sapp is now the only TV analyst who’s been caught cursing out the amount of coverage Belichick gets on the NFL Network. Sapp said what many Belichick-loathing fans have been thinking on Tuesday. Sapp, working as an analyst on the NFL Network, was off-screen and — he thought — off...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies’ Mike Conley Retains Peace of Mind at Home Even With Grind of NBA Season (Video)

As one of the top players on a Memphis Grizzlies squad that allows an NBA-best 89.4 points per game, Mike Conley knows a thing or two about defense. But along with protecting the basket, the young guard also takes steps to protect his home. Conley took viewers on a tour of the Memphis-area home he shares with his new fiancee as part of the ADT Home Turf series, showing how he can...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Corey Perry Demolishes Jason Zucker With Blindside Hit to the Head (Video)

Corey Perry is known as one of the league’s best playmakers, but the Ducks forward also knows his way around the penalty box. On Tuesday night in Minnesota, he found himself in the bin after blindsiding the Wild’s Jason Zucker with a disturbing hit to the head. Perry was given a 5-minute major for interference and a game misconduct for the incident, which can be seen in the...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami New Times Rejects MLB Request for Information About Players Said to Receive PEDs From Local Clinic

MIAMI — The Miami New Times has rejected a request from Major League Baseball for records that the alternative newspaper obtained for a story that alleges several players received performance-enhancing drugs from a now-closed anti-aging clinic. New Times editor Chuck Strouse‘s response to MLB commissioner Bud Selig appeared on the paper’s website Tuesday. Strouse cited journalistic...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics-Raptors Live: With Paul Pierce Back in Uniform, Celts Aim to Snap Losing Streak

8 a.m. ET: OK, so the first part of this back-to-back didn’t go the way the Celtics planned. With Paul Pierce taking the night off, the Celtics “laid an egg” in Charlotte on Tuesday, in coach Doc Rivers’ words, dropping their second straight game and losing a bit more ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Now, after failing to take care of business against the league’s...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

NEPSAC Schools Show New England Is Indeed Hotbed for Hoops (Video)

New England basketball fans probably don’t even realize they should have their eyes trained on the talent in their own backyard. Thirteen schools in the NCAA top 25 have players who are products of the New England Prep School Athletic Council. The NEPSAC has become a surprising home to some of the best high school basketball talent in the nation. Former Tilton, N.H., big man Nerlens...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Tired Legs Not a Factor in Bruins’ Blown Lead Against Penguins, Claude Julien Says (Video)

The Bruins’ 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh came just 24 hours after the B’s took a win home from Ottawa, but head coach Claude Julien won’t blame fatigue for his team’s late-game struggles against the Penguins. “Some major breakdowns in our play resulted in three goals,” Julien told Naoko Funayama during Ace Ticket Presents Bruins Overtime LIVE. “I don’t think we have anyone...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff Tournament Won’t Have Title Sponsor

It seems college football fans have been spared the typically cumbersome title that comes with having a corporate sponsor (Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, anyone?).  When the 2014 college football playoffs roll around, the tournament’s title will not include a sponsor. ESPN is reporting  the conference commissioners and college administrators who oversee college...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Can’t Blame Fatigue After Another Third-Period Meltdown in Loss to Penguins

The excuses are there if the Bruins want to take them, but they have no one to blame but themselves after their latest third-period stinker. The B’s came into Pittsburgh early Tuesday morning, just hours after playing an overtime game and winning in a shootout over the Senators. After scoring two goals in the first period, the Bruins looked like they were poised to come out of...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Wide Receiver Cayleb Jones Assaults Longhorn Tennis Player in February, Suspended by Team Temporarily

A University of Texas wide receiver will potentially see prison bars instead of the playing field in the 2013 season. Cayleb Jones, who committed to the Longhorns in 2011, could find himself locked in a cell for up to 20 years instead of a classroom this fall after punching Longhorn tennis player Joey Swaysland in the jaw outside a Texas nightclub on Feb. 22, according to the Associated...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson Deserves Chance to Play for Winner Sooner Rather Than Later As Guard Proves Against Celtics

Gerald Henderson‘s career night against the Celtics came with a bonus. With only seven other games taking place in the NBA on Tuesday, the soon-to-be restricted free agent should have had plenty of prospective future employers watching his performance. By the time he and the Bobcats conclude another losing season this spring, the fourth-year guard should garner some interest from...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Run Out of Steam, Drop ‘Schedule Struggle’ Despite Anton Khudobin’s Best Efforts (Video)

At some point, it seemed inevitable that the Pittsburgh Penguins would mount some sort of a comeback against the Bruins on Tuesday. The hope for Bruins fans just seemed to be that it would come up short. Unfortunately, it didn’t, as Brandon Sutter scored twice in the third period to lift Pittsburgh to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Anton Khudobin and the Bruins. Playing their...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Beats Marc-Andre Fleury Top-Shelf While Falling to Ice (Video)

The Bruins could not pull out a win Tuesday night against Pittsburgh, but the losing effort featured yet another goal from Boston’s vaunted second line — this one coming off the stick of Tyler Seguin. Seguin couldn’t keep his feet after receiving a pass from Patrice Bergeron in front of the net, but the winger managed to capitalize on the opportunity anyway, sending the puck...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Towson Baseball Team Blacks Out Front of Jerseys After School Cuts Program

Towson University announced Friday that the school will no longer field a baseball team after this season. The players on that team aren’t just voicing their disapproval, they’re wearing it on their chests. The Tigers plan to cover the Towson wordmark on the front of their game jerseys with black duct tape each time they take the field this season. “We don’t support Towson...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Earning Midseason Accolades From Fans for His Fighting Prowess, Goal Scoring Alike (Video)

Halfway through the season, the Bruins have plenty of reasons to feel like awarding some attaboys. After all, they’re right in the hunt for the Northeast Division crown, have been able to avoid injuries to many of their key guys and have erased any worries about missing Tim Thomas thanks to the strong play of Tuukka Rask and Anton Khudobin. With that in mind, NESN Nation’s Dan...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Chung Signs With Eagles, Reunites With College Coach Chip Kelly

Patrick Chung‘s tenure in New England was over way before Tuesday’s free agency window opened, but not it’s official. Chung, who fell out of favor and played sparingly for the Patriots down the stretch of the season, has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to the team. During Chung’s final two seasons at the University of Oregon, Chip Kelly was the offensive coordinator...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
NESN.com
Sports News - Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, Celtics
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.