The Red Sox dropped their opener, 3-2 to the Detroit Tigers, despite coming back from a 2-0 deficit in the ninth inning. Manager Bobby Valentine is still the story, as his moves – on and off the field – are already being debated.
New man in charge: Breaking down Bobby Valentine’s first game as Red Sox manager – Alex Speier does an entire story on the manager’s debut.
Eckersley mum on this subject – Chad Finn talks to NESN analyst Dennis Eckersley, among others, about the new Red Sox manager, and also mentions the latest WEEI efforts to stay relevant.
Bobby Valentine takes ‘hands-on approach’ – Bill Doyle talks to NESN broadcasters Jerry Remy and Don Orsillo about the new manager, and about the team in general.
Seven ex-PawSox announcers in the bigs – Did you know that seven former Pawtucket Red Sox announcers are now calling games for an MLB, NFL or NBA team? Christopher Smith tells you who they are.
Is It Wrong For Bobby Valentine To Have A Regular Spot On New York Radio? – My SB Nation Boston Media column looks at the outcry over Valentine’s New York radio gig.
The Celtics imploded in the second half last night, losing to the Bulls in Chicago, 93-86. Doc Rivers blasted the team following the game for playing “cool.”
Doc Rivers gives Celtics wakeup call – Paul Flannery has Rivers letting his team have it.
Doc Rivers’ frustration boils over - Chris Forsberg has more on Rivers reaction.
The Bruins were the only local winners on the professional scene yesterday, beating the Ottawa Senators 3-1 behind rookie goaltender Anton Khudobin.
Khudobin proves plenty in Bruins debut – Joe Haggerty has a good look at the rookie’s debut.