Red Sox continue to dig their 2019 season divot even deeper, getting swept by the Tampa Bay Rays in three games at Fenway, spoiling a crucial home-stand.
Caesars Palace released updated World Series odds Thursday afternoon following Wednesday's MLB Trade Deadline and the Red Sox saw their odds fall. Boston's odds dropped from 20/1 to 25/1 after an uneventful trade deadline from general manager Dave Dombrowski. The Astros and Dodgers were tied atop the list with the best odds at 11/4.
Redskins Pro Bowl offensive tackle Trent Williams is holding out of training camp and has been linked to the Patriots as a possible trade option. The rumors really started to heat up after Washington signed former Raiders left tackle Donald Penn to a one-year deal. Jeff Howe of The Athletic reported on Wednesday that the Redskins we’re having trade discussions centered around Williams with other teams and, “there’s a feeling around the league the Patriots will be involved”. The Houston Texans have also been mentioned as a possible landing spot for Williams.
NFL Network released their annual NFL Top 100 list and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady landed in 6th in the countdown. It is the lowest Brady has ever placed on the NFL Network’s list since it came into existence.
Over the last few days Marcus Smart has somehow found a way to become even more beloved in the eyes of Celtics fans. Heading into last weekend, the longest tenured Celtic was already a fan favorite deemed untradeable by Celtics Nation; but this weekend he took that to another level by acknowledging the presence of Weird Celtics Twitter, giving them a national platform through ESPN’s NBA show “The Jump” and engaging with fans in a Twitter Q&A. In return for getting to ask him a question as part of the Q&A, all Marcus asked was for people to donate any amount they chose to his YounGameChanger charity foundation.
Former New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison got the recognition he deserved on a hot Monday afternoon at Patriot Place. The two-time Super Bowl Champion and former fan favorite was inducted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame.
This is going to be an incredibly important season for Jayson Tatum. I think we can all agree on that. After an amazing playoff run as a rookie, Tatum seemingly cooled off in his second season (even though his core stats might say otherwise). Tatum averaged 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists per game over the 2018-19 season. This season, how much do fans expect out of him? I hate to say it, but based on what I've seen, possibly too much...
With NFL training camp starting up, that means fantasy football draft season is soon to follow. So much is on the line ranging from bragging writes to significant sums of money, which means everyone is looking for an edge. That has led to lucrative careers for fantasy football analysts as so called “experts” when it comes to who to draft and who to start any given week, but no one has become more famous for their fantasy football knowledge than ESPN’s Matthew Berry.
Red Sox put up eight plus runs on the scoreboard for six straight games against Aaron Boone’s “savages”.