LATEST STORIES FROM NESN.COM

Report: Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini Drawing Attention From Saints for Defensive Coaching Positions

A couple of members of the extended Bill Parcells coaching tree may be jumping to another branch. Romeo Crennel and Eric Mangini, who both saw success as defensive coaches under Parcells protege Bill Belichick, are being contacted by the Saints as New Orleans looks to fill its defensive coordinator position, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Crennel and Mangini could both end...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis’ Top 10 Potential Trade Destinations Include Broncos, Saints and Even Patriots (Photos)

Not often does one of the best players in football become available, but that’s exactly what appears to be happening in New York. Darrelle Revis is rumored to be on the move, or at least on the trade block, and there will be plenty of teams lining up at the Jets’ door for a crack at the best cornerback in football. Revis played just two games in 2012, but the Jets still managed...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Trent Williams Assaulted in Hawaii Nightclub, Won’t Play NFL Pro Bowl

HONOLULU — Washington offensive tackle Trent Williams won’t play in the Pro Bowl after being hurt early Friday in a brawl at a Honolulu nightclub. NFL officials and local police said Friday night that the first-time NFL All-Star was hurt in a fight that injured three men, sending two to the hospital. One man was arrested and five others are being investigated for assault, but...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Agassi Expresses ‘Shock,’ ‘Anger’ Over Lance Armstrong’s Doping, Supports Strong Testing in Tennis

Count Andre Agassi among those who are disappointed in Lance Armstrong. The tennis legend has a better reason than most, however, for being upset with the former cycling champ after his recent admission of drug use. Agassi and Armstrong had teamed up with several other athletes to start Athletes for Hope, an organization that helps professional athletes learn how to raise money for...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox’ Minor Leaguers Gather in Pawtucket for Media Day, Reflect on Offseason (Video)

The Red Sox have some serious talent down in the minor leagues, and on Friday a selection of that Triple-A talent gathered at Pawtucket for media day. While Dan Butler headed to the Dominican for most of the winter, Justin Henry likewise played down in Venezuela to sharpen his game, and the two reflected on those international experiences Friday. For guys like Allen Webster and Jackie...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James Bear Hugs, Tackles Fan After Half-Court Shot Worth $75,000 (Video)

LeBron James is usually the one making the clutch shots, but Friday night he was on the sidelines for the most expensive basket of the night. However, that didn’t stop him from celebrating like he had just won the NBA championship again. Michael Drysch, a 50-year-old computer technician, made a half-court shot during the Heat game on Friday, winning $75,000 and the warm embrace...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  2 Comments

Claude Julian Wants More From Bruins in Game’s First 40 Minutes (Video)

Claude Julien knows the Bruins must be better. The players probably know it, too. The B’s may have gotten away with one on Friday night, seemingly sleep-walking through 40 minutes of play before putting together a “slightly better” third frame. Nonetheless, Boston displayed its characteristic resilience, able to scratch out a win despite some subpar play, and Julien notes that...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Allen Will Be Booed, But Current Celtics May Be Source of Greater Disgust for Boston Fans

The Ray Allen Boo-Fest will visit the TD Garden on Sunday, following such highly anticipated events as Disney on Ice and the debut of the NHL season. It should be a festive atmosphere, fueled by bitterness, as Boston fans let the former Celtics guard know exactly how they feel about his decision to sign with the hated Miami Heat last summer. While those folks are busy playing the...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Gives Bruins Lead for Good, Win Over Islanders With Wicked Slapshot (Video)

For two periods on Friday night, the Bruins looked to be asleep at the wheel, stumbling to a 2-2 game against the Islanders. Then, in the third period, the B’s woke up, scoring twice and securing another two points in what’s been a red-hot start to an abbreviated season. The man who gave Boston the lead for good was the captain, Zdeno Chara, who relied on his wicked-hard slapshot...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Open Season in Ideal Fashion With Ever-Important Fast Start in First Week

BOSTON — It really should go without saying that a fast start would be imperative in this year’s 48-game NHL schedule. That didn’t stop everyone from saying it at least a thousand times, though. The Bruins, one year removed from a hangover-induced 3-7 record to begin the season, have done all you could ask in this season’s first week. Boston beat the Islanders 4-2 on Friday...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton Exceeds Expectations in First Week, Becoming Fan Favorite in Boston

BOSTON — Dougie Hamilton couldn’t hide the emotion as he sat on the Bruins’ bench late in the third period of the team’s 4-2 win over the Islanders on Friday. The B’s rookie defenseman started grinning as the rap song “Teach Me How to Dougie” started blaring out of the TD Garden speakers. From the balcony down to the good seats, Bruins fans — those young enough to...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree Will Not Be Charged in Sexual Assault Case, District Attorney Says

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s district attorney won’t file criminal charges against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree after reviewing evidence of an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team’s playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers. After examining a “thorough investigation” submitted by police, District Attorney George Gascon said Friday his office determined...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Was Traded to the Senators for Alexei Yashin in 2001

The Islanders let a good one slip away in 2001 when they traded current Bruins captain Zdeno Chara to the Senators for Alexei Yashin. The Isles had selected Chara in the third round (56th overall) of the 1996 NHL draft and made his NHL debut in the 1997-98 season. In four years with the Islanders, he scored six goals, notched 23 assists and well over 300 PIMs. He spent the next four...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco Suggests Limiting Alcohol Sales During Super Bowl to Avoid Repeat of World Series Riots

Back in November when the Giants won the World Series, San Francisco, one of America’s most peace-loving cities, did its best impression of Los Angeles when citizens basically rioted in celebration. So, to avoid a repeat if the 49ers win the Super Bowl next Sunday, mayor Ed Lee is proposing some ideas that may not be too popular. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Lee and...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton Leading ‘Youth Movement’ for Bruins With Two Assists in Latest, Greatest Performance (Video)

It’s easy to forget Dougie Hamilton is new on the scene, because he’s looked right at home for the Bruins. The 19-year-old defenseman added two assists to his stat totals and plenty more to his growing legend on Friday night, as his latest and greatest performance wowed the TD Garden crowd and many more watching from home. Thanks to the energy provided by Hamilton and the Bruins’...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton Winning Over Bruins Faithful Quickly With Dazzling Play Through Season’s First Games (Video)

“Dougie Hamilton‘s star is on the rise.” If Jack Edwards is saying it, then you can bet it’s true — and he’s not the only one thinking it, either. The Bruins’ young defenseman has been sensational in his first four games, and the buzz is building around one of the team’s brightest young stars. NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette took a look through Twitter to find some of...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Energy Proving Crucial for Bruins With Shortened Season Displaying Strange Side Effects (Video)

The Bruins and Islanders have been locked up in a tight one on Friday night, and it’s hard to tell which team is supposed to be rested and which is playing a back-to-back. NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette has noticed a lot of energy in the TD Garden, but not just in this game. In fact, it appears that there’s been a lot more energy and end-to-end action in these games than in years...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Kalish Has Undisclosed Labrum Injury, Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Miss Spring Training

With some playing time available in the Red Sox’ outfield, Ryan Kalish figured to be one of the major players fighting for at-bats from the corner outfield positions. Well, that quest looks to be put on hold, at least through Spring Training. According to various reports, Kalish recently felt pain while swinging a bat, and was subsequently diagnosed with an undisclosed injury to...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley Reveals He Waxes His Eyebrows, Says ‘Ain’t No Shame in My Game’ (Video)

In the middle of last night’s TNT telecast featuring the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns, Charles Barkley — the unfiltered NBA analyst/commentator — provided personal information to his fellow coworkers, Reggie Miller and Kevin Harlan, involving his waxed eyebrows. The former 11-time All-Star followed up the confession with his new phrase,  “Ain’t no shame in my...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

PGA Tour Bans Reporters From Live-Tweeting Tournaments

Reporters live-tweeting sporting events has become as common as the written recaps that follow each game, tournament or match — but that’s about to change for the PGA. Ty Votaw, the PGA Tour’s executive vice president of communications sent out an email on Thursday stating that the PGA “will revoke the on-site credentials of all journalists affiliated with outlets that post...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Leads Bruins on Ice, Continues Team’s Tradition of Elite Defensemen (Video)

Over the years the Bruins have seen some of the NHL’s all-time great defensemen suit up in the black and gold, and captain Zdeno Chara is just the latest to follow in that tradition. The 6-foot-9, 255-pound Chara has learned over the years to use every inch of that lanky frame to his advantage, becoming not only one of the most fearsome physical presences in hockey, but using that...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles Lakers Not Considering Firing Head Coach Mike D’Antoni

Although the Los Angeles Lakers have a number of issues to tackle the rest of the season, it appears that their head coach will not be one of them. The Lakers are not considering firing Mike D’Antoni, according to the Orange County Register. Signed to a three-year contract, D’Antoni replaced Mike Brown in November and has since led the Lakers to a less-than-impressive 12-20 record...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Glad to Be Around Teammates, Back on Ice Again (Video)

Nathan Horton missed a good chunk of last season with concussion symptoms, but now he’s back — and in a big way. On Wednesday’s matchup against the Rangers, Horton was responsible for the Bruins escaping Madison Square Garden with a point, beating Henrik Lundqvist from just below the point for an equalizing goal that sent the game to overtime. Likewise, Horton just seems happy...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vote: Should the Celtics Make a Blockbuster Trade Before the Trading Deadline?

When a team is struggling, it’s never too soon to start talking about trades. The Boston Celtics have struggled to find their rhythm this season and a frustrating first half has been the result. Currently riding a five-game losing streak, a change could be coming for the Celtics. On Sunday night, a furious Doc Rivers threatened major changes if things didn’t improve, sparking...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL All-Star Game Live in Providence on NESNplus at 7 p.m. Monday, Find Your TV Listings Here

This year the AHL All-Star Game will be happening in Providence, but if by any chance you can’t make it down to Rhode Island on Monday, Jan. 28, never fear, for NESNPlus has you covered. NESN will be live at the Dunkin Donuts Center with all the action, with the game itself capping off four days of festivities beginning on the 25th. So while the Bruins will be live on NESN the...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 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.