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October 17, 2017 - 8:00 am
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez refiled a lawsuit against the NFL and the league's helmet manufacturer in a Massachusetts state court on Monday. The latest filing came after Hernandez's legal team dropped a federal lawsuit against the league and the New England Patriots last week, opting to pursue its...
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David Tanklefsky
July 07, 2017 - 11:13 am
You’ve probably noticed there are lots of former Red Sox players having impact years on major league rosters…for other teams. From Josh Reddick and Jed Lowrie’s resurgent seasons to Travis Shaw’s breakout year, the sight of former Boston guys getting it done in different colored laundry makes you...
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David Tanklefsky
June 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Thursday night's Red Sox game, a 1-0 pitcher's duel between Boston ace Chris Sale and Philadelphia rookie Nick Pivetta, wrapped up in a tidy two hours and 25 minutes. It was the third quickest Sox game of the year. For Red Sox fans, games like that are a cool drink of water in a desert of...
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David Tanklefsky
June 09, 2017 - 1:29 pm
Perhaps no Red Sox pitcher in recent years has been as confoundingly frustrating as one Joseph William Kelly. For someone whose fastball is so astonishingly fast it has inspired think pieces about if the pitcher's mound should be moved back, he has had uneven results that belie his natural gifts...
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David Tanklefsky
June 06, 2017 - 1:25 pm
Perhaps unsurprisingly, Coach Bill Belichick offered no clarity into the claim by Gisele Bundchen that her husband Tom Brady had a concussion last year during the NFL season. "We file injury reports every week," said a hooded Belichick during a press briefing this afternoon in pouring rain at...
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David Tanklefsky
June 02, 2017 - 12:44 pm
About six weeks ago I wrote a column entitled " What's Up With Craig Kimbrel ?" The crux of it was that for a historically great closer, Kimbrel's appearances since coming to Boston were way too inconsistent. I didn't exactly bet against Kimbrel having a bounceback year, but I do have a vague...
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David Tanklefsky
May 19, 2017 - 12:59 pm
With Chris Sale pitching at Pedro Martinez-level dominance and Eduardo Rodriguez looking like a sharp number two starter, Rick Porcello has provided quality innings for the Red Sox as a depth starter. Yet even the most optimistic Boston fan probably thought another Cy Young-level year was unlikely...
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