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The 2012 NHL Draft Lottery: Luck, Be A Draft Pick Tonight

By Peter Cappiello

April 10, 2012

This year’s NHL Draft Lottery is the furthest thing from the minds of Bruins fans as their team gears up to face the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but Boston has firsthand knowledge...

Predicting the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Part 1

By Mark Bruso

April 9, 2012

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us. There really is no equal in sports to the passion and intensity found in the NHL’s rite of spring. 16 teams start their arduous journey this Wednesday, culminating sometime in June with...

Predicting the Annual NHL Awards

By Mark Bruso

April 3, 2012

Hart Award– Henrik Lundqvist, Goalie, New York Rangers This is the toughest of all the awards to figure out. Around this time last year, we had no way of knowing Corey Perry would score 19 goals in his last 19 games, reaching the 50-goal mark a...

Dodgers in Need of a Little Magic

By Brendan Tuma

March 30, 2012

The Dodgers owner Frank McCourt picked his successor as owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Earvin "Magic" Johnson is buying the team for $2.15 billion, shattering the record for the most a sports franchise has ever sold for. The maj...

Why Taking on Tebow is a Terrible Idea

By Bobby OBrien

March 26, 2012

I am a huge Jets fan, but this trade will bring nothing but pain to my beloved team. Here are just a few reasons why this trade is a terrible idea. Play on the field Tebow is not a very good quarterback, to say the least...

The Man Behind the Voice of the Bruins

By Mark Bruso

March 25, 2012

For five seasons now, the voice of the Boston Bruins has been none other than that of Jack Edwards. Edwards, the former SportsCenter and Winter Olympic sportscaster, has found himself to be a polarizing figure amongst Bruins fans. The dieha...

Predicting the top 10 NFL draft picks

By Tyler Galicia

March 13, 2012

As the dust settles from the 2011 NFL season, teams are gearing up for the upcoming free agency period, followed by the 2012 Draft. Both provide opportunities for teams to fill their most glaring needs and try to obtain long-term...

MLS Commentary: Opening weekend

By Herb Scribner

March 12, 2012

What an opening weekend for Major League Soccer. Saturday seriously felt like Christmas for me, with all the matchups taking the place of all the splendid gifts under the tree. Here’s a look at what went down this weekend...

12 teams that can win the 2012 World Series: the Atlanta Braves

By Jackson Alexander

March 6, 2012

Also see:Other entries from "12 teams that can win the 2012 World Series." 2010 record: 89-73 (2nd in NL East) Run differential: +36 Key additions: none Key losses: Alex Gonzalez, Brooks Conrad Most people focused their ...

Theo Epstein, the most overrated GM of all time

By Tyler Galicia

March 5, 2012

Opening Day 2012 is steadily approaching, but for the Boston Red Sox, there are a few major changes following their historic September collapse from 2011. Two-time World Series winning manager Terry Francona was not brought back for a ...

12 teams that can win the 2012 World Series: the Miami Marlins

By Jackson Alexander

March 4, 2012

Also see: Other entries from "12 teams that can win the 2012 World Series." For a few weeks I’ll be counting down 12 teams I think are capable of making a run to the World Series this season. We’ll start with number 12 and...

Taking a shot at the Stanley Cup

By Mark Bruso

March 4, 2012

After the trade deadline passed last Monday, the players, coaches, owners and fans of the NHL have to come to grips with their chances of winning the Stanley Cup. The only major surprise was Jeff Carter being shipped from Columbus...