Red Sox, Padres discussing Mookie Betts deal

By Alex Barth, While the consensus remains the Red Sox won’t trade Mookie Betts before the start of the MLB season, the team is still exploring the market for the former AL MVP. Per Dennis Lin of the Athletic, the Red Sox and Padres have recently had discussions about a deal that would send…

Eli Manning announces retirement

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's biggest nemesis is leaving the NFL. Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who beat the Patriots in a pair of Super Bowls, will announce his retirement at a press conference on Friday.

Celtics Notebook: Green coming up short against beasts in the East

A 128-123 loss to Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks was Boston’s second straight national TV defeat. While many observers scoff at the tedium of the NBA regular season, games of that caliber are the ones you circle on your desk calendar. They're supposed to be fun. They also offer an opportunity to play detective and…

Mazz: You know what? Baseball sucks right now

Think about it: the NFL, NBA and NHL all have instituted changes in recent years to shorten delays, making the games faster, more entertaining. Meanwhile baseball can’t even get the pitchers to throw the ball. If pitchers like Price and Justin Verlander are going to give Manfred the finger when he talks about a pitch clock, what chance does the commissioner possibly have of getting the positional players to stop stealing signs?