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  • August 18, 2014

    Go With the Flow

    Go With the Flow by Matt Martinelli

    The 2004 Patriots’ season culminated with the franchise’s third title in four years, but the team’s two coordinators left for head coaching jobs before the confetti had even finished falling on the Super Bowl celebration… More>

  • August 12, 2014

    Q&A: Being Patrick Chung

    Q&A: Being Patrick Chung by Matt Martinelli

    Patrick Chung, 26, played for the Patriots for his first four seasons, before leaving to play for the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent before the 2013 season. After one year away, the former second-round pick is back in New England, hoping to solidify his spot on the roster… More>

  • August 01, 2014

    Thoughts on Sox D-Day

    Thoughts on Sox D-Day by Matt Martinelli

    The Fenway frenzy of the past few days, which culminated with four trades Thursday, came just as quickly as the season fell apart… More>

  • July 18, 2014

    Five Questions for the Red Sox at the All-Star Break

    Five Questions for the Red Sox at the All-Star Break by Matt Martinelli

    The second half of the Red Sox season begins tonight, with more uncertainty than in past years—yes, even during the Bobby V. era. Here’s five questions that the Red Sox face at midseason… More>

  • July 14, 2014

    Is This Red Sox Season A Redux Of '96?

    Is This Red Sox Season A Redux Of '96? by Matt Martinelli

    Cue the script: A Red Sox team coming off an unexpected postseason run. An ace pitcher facing free agency. Top prospects coming up at shortstop and in the outfield. And a Red Sox front office looking to trade off assets, but holding out hope they can compete next season. Sounds like the 2014 Red Sox, right? Sure—but it was written back in 1996, too… More>

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