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When Ben Cherington signed Joel Hanrahan to pitch for the Sox, it seemed the extremely brief Andrew Bailey era was over. Hanrahan was the closer for the Pittsburgh Pirates for the past two seasons, where...

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Mike Napoli's positive attitude and Fenway swing will be a welcome addition to the Red Sox. Kirby Lee US Presswire.

Getting to know: Mike Napoli

February 5, 2013

Ben Cherington did not make many splashes in the offseason, but the closest thing to one was when he signed Mike Napoli to a one-year deal. Napoli was the premier signing of the winter, which...

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The refs made a controversial non-call in the Super Bowl Sunday night. We explain why it was controversial, what the call should have been and how it affected the game. Continue reading ...

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The biggest problem for the Red Sox in the 2012 season was their starting pitching. Going in to the offseason, GM Ben Cherington seemed to know that changes had to be made if the Sox...

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It’s that time of year again in New England. The weather is cold, the Christmas season is over and it’s a long countdown to the first day of spring. While the Patriots are not playing...

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It’s Christmas time, which means it is time for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Under 20 Championship, also known as World Juniors.  The tournament has only been around since the ’70s, but it has...

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With its season having come to an end, the baseball world is abuzz with who won which regular-season award and who may have been overlooked. So what are these awards and who decides on them?...

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Each year, the arrival of Autumn conjures images of brilliantly colored leaves, the season’s harvest bounty… and Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and the rest of the Celtics grinding out games at the Garden. This year’s...

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Jul 18, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; USA libero Nicole Davis (6) digs the ball against Bulgaria at the Galen Center. The United States defeated Bulgaria 25-18, 25-17, 25-19 in the Americans final match in preparation for the 2012 London Olympics. Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

London 2012: Volleyball

July 14, 2012

Tell me about volleyball: Volleyball appears in two forms at the Olympic Games; once as a six-player team event indoors, and again as a partner sport moved outside and onto a sand court for beach...

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Rau'Shee Warren will be a top competitor for Team USA. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY)

London 2012: Boxing

July 12, 2012

Tell me about Boxing: The London 2012 Games will mark an especially exciting time for boxing as women’s boxing will be making its Olympic debut. The sport of boxing dates back to the time of...

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