The Red Sox agreed to terms with free agent pitcher Ryan Dempster yesterday, reaching agreement in principle on a 2-year $26.5 million deal with the 35-year-old former Cub and Ranger.
Red Sox, Dempster agree to two-year deal – Sean McAdam says that Dempster gives the Red Sox a reliable innings-eater. You know, another Wakefield.
What are they doing? Explaining Red Sox’ offseason moves – Are the Red Sox merely on a path of mediocrity, or do they have a plan? Alex Speier and Gerry Callahan take different approaches.
The San Francisco 49ers are coming into town this weekend for a Sunday Night Football Matchup on NBC. Locally, the media seems convinced that the 49ers will offer a much more strenuous test for New England than did the Houston Texans. That wouldn’t be hard to do, but I worry that we won’t learn anything about this team during this game.
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Potential successors to Damon Amendolara narrowing – Chad Finn surveys the field for the opening, noting that Marc Bertrand is no longer a candidate, and that Jon Meterparel is among those in contention.
Rene Rancourt to sing anthem in Worcester on Sunday – Bill Doyle has the Bruins National Anthem singer stepping out during the lockout.
ESPN, WGBH team up to track concussion data – My SB Nation Media column is on the collaboration between WGBH’s FRONTLINE and ESPN’s Outside The Lines on the concussion issue, including the new Concussion Watch website.