The New England Patriots have a quarterback controversy.
BOSTON — You don't look directly into the sun. You don't leap into piranha infested waters. You don't tug on Superman's cape (stick tap, Jim Croce).
WASHINGTON (AP) — All Brad Marchand had to show for the first 60 minutes of Monday night's game was two penalties for post-whistle antics.
BOSTON — It’s not an overly abundant sample size, but it’s enough of one where we can get a pretty good idea of what the Boston Bruins are capable of on the cusp of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs.
As a member of the New England Patriots practice squad last season, Jake Burt never appeared in an actual NFL game. The team opted not to re-sign him following the season, sending Burt into free agency — where he had trouble finding a new home.
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In the weeks and months leading up to the NFL Draft, the big question on Pat Freiermuth’s mind was where would he go? The Merrimac native knew his dream of playing professional football was about to come true and that his life would never be the same, but not knowing what team and what city …
The New England Patriots are done with the 2021 NFL Draft and it appears they got a few of the key players they really and truly wanted.
Pat Freiermuth is officially headed to the NFL, as the former Pentucket and Brooks School football star was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round (No. 55 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.
The New England Patriots shored up their defensive line on Friday, trading up to select Alabama defensive tackle Christian Barmore (second round, No. 38 overall) and then picking Oklahoma defensive end Ronnie Perkins (third round, No. 96 overall) on Night 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft.
The New England Patriots appear to have found their quarterback of the future, selecting Alabama quarterback Mac Jones in the first round (No. 15 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.
HBO and CBS pro football analyst Phil Simms loves this part of his job, which isn’t really required by his bosses.
MADRID (AP) — While trying to at least keep the idea of the Super League alive, more of the founding members of the controversial breakaway competition abandoned the project on Wednesday.
BOSTON — It’s as if those home makeover folks came in and, in the span of one week, transformed the Boston Bruins from a one-room shack into a palatial estate with a waterfront view.
Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down while citing COVID-19 protocol concerns less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada.
Merrimack College men’s hockey coach Scott Borek was watching the Boston Bruins game the other night, with their rookie “sensation” Jeremy Swayman in goal, winning for a third time in four outings.
Taylor Hall could wind up being a great fit for the Boston Bruins, riding shotgun on David Krejci’s left side and helping give the team a desperately needed jolt of offensive punch on the second line.
INDIANAPOLIS — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title.
BOSTON — The two men wearing the synthetic leather pads in team colors, masks adorned to suit their respective personalities, and oversized hockey sweaters had a combined 208 minutes and 42 seconds of NHL experience between them.
Pat Freiermuth is on the verge of achieving his lifelong dream. Next month the former Penn State tight end is expected to be selected early in the 2021 NFL Draft, and on Thursday the Merrimac resident showcased his skills for coaches and scouts at Penn State's Pro Day.
For the first time in 47 years, the Creighton University men’s basketball team is headed to the Sweet 16 — and Hamilton’s Marcus Zegarowski is a huge reason why.
This past season the New England Patriots weren't themselves. The team was riddled with holes, deficient in talent all across the roster, and the result was a middling 7-9 season and the team's first year without a playoff berth since 2008.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — If the pregame prayer sounded more like a scouting report, it was. And if Sister Jean didn’t have any plans for next weekend, well, she does now.
Watching Tom Brady win a Super Bowl while his own team floundered should have been enough to put a scowl on Bill Belichick’s face, assuming there wasn’t one already permanently attached.
The NFL's free agency season kicked off on Monday, as the league's "legal tampering" window opened at noon, allowing teams and free agents to negotiate new deals ahead of the official start of free agency on Wednesday. The New England Patriots were reportedly busy, coming to terms with a num…
The 68 teams whose names popped up in the March Madness bracket only thought it was time to celebrate: The next four or five days figure to be the most nerve-wracking part of their seasons.
BOSTON — Zdeno Chara was back at TD Garden, wearing a uniform that wasn’t black and gold and sitting on a bench that didn’t belong to the home tenants for the first time in a decade-and-a-half.
The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to modern safety technology and a big dose of good luck.
A young, antsy, recent college graduate was working overtime at a local gym trying to develop a longer 3-point shot in preparation for his first NBA camp.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition isn't yet clear.
There are some players in the National Hockey League that you watch and — especially if they grew up playing in and around the Greater Boston area — and you can’t help but think, That guy would look great in a Bruins sweater.
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