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Panini buys Donruss

After announcing that it would be the exclusive printer and supplier of NBA/basketball trading cards next season, Panini announced another coup Friday, buying Donruss Playoff L.P., a major cards producer in its...
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Terrell Owens signs with the Bills

The Buffalo Bills have signed former Cowboy, Eagle and 49er WR Terrell Owens to a one-year $6.5 million deal. Owens was released last week by the Dallas Cowboys and many teams publicly said that they had no in...
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NL West Preview: Colorado Rockies

We have established the Padres are the front runners for the worst team in the NL West, but I could be wrong. I have been before. Ask my girlfriend. What makes a topic for interesting conversation and debat...
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Colts release Harrison

Indianapolis Colts GM Bill Polian announced today that the Colts have released WR Marvin Harrison. "We today have released Marvin Harrison because of salary cap considerations," Polian said. "Marvin let u...
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NL West preview: San Diego Padres

As we open the door to analyzing the competitive NL West we must first look at what teams do not have. I have never heard of a team being wildly successful with as few weapons as the San Diego Padres. Unfor...
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Cole Hamels talks about the Mets

Months ago, Cole Hamels went on New York radio and agreed with the host's assertion that the Mets were "choke artists." Of course, this got Mets fans whining and crying, much like they did when Jimmy Rollins s...
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Part II: National League preseason preview

Dream teams, disasters (we mean you, Padres) and Manny being Manny. Just in time for the start of spring training, it's time to make quick judgments and hasty generalizations about how the 2009 baseball seaso...
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Just enough MLB speculation to digest at once

Is this season locked up, or is it too early to tell? Just in time for the start of spring training, it's time to make quick judgments and hasty generalizations about how the 2009 baseball season will shape up...
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Brady donates laptops, talks of return

A media circus surrounded Patriots quarterback Tom Brady yesterday as he visited the West End House Boys & Girls Club to donate 1,000 laptops through the One Laptop Per Child program. More interesting, howe...
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Oil Can Boyd wants to pitch again

I realize I am probably dating myself when I say I couldn't believe when I heard that Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd wants to pitch again. Some of you Red Sox fans remember him and others that are too young have probabl...
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Izzo to testify against Bonds

Former New England Patriots LB and special teamer Larry Izzo will be the only football player to testify against Barry Bonds in his perjury trial. Izzo will tell the courts that he received steroids shipments ...
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Rare Joe DiMaggio cards coming from UD

Upper Deck and the estate of the great New York Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio reached an agreement to produce trading cards that include DiMaggio memorabilia and cut signature cards. To commemorate the ex...
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Brett Favre retires … again

Brett Favre has informed the Jets that he plans to retire for the second straight year. This would be huge news if he hadn't already gone through his long, dramatic "retirement" last year. And even if he i...
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Another Beanpot for BU

Reported live from the TD Banknorth Garden Fans trickled out of the Garden. They were either elated or in the dumps -- justified or mortified. A Boston University 5-2 win over Northeastern left many frust...
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Live from the Beanpot!

Reporting from the TD Banknorth Garden The players are warming up and the fans are crowding the Garden for the 57th annual Beanpot Championship. "Execute our game plan and come up high, there's no more pr...
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Alex Rodriguez admits using steroids

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003. ESPN is reporting that Rodriguez, in an exclusive interview with Peter Gammons, has admitte...