Sports

By - 2/4/18 - 8:16 am

Revolutionary War - SNL

New England brings the pain! And Connecticut, too.

Meanwhile, J.L. Bell considers whether Boston or Philadelphia is the true "cradle of liberty" (a question that is also involved in a historical wager between them).

By - 2/3/18 - 2:11 pm
By - 2/2/18 - 6:17 pm
Danny Amendola catching a ball

" It won't matter what the @Eagles do—Danny 'Playof' ”Amendola will come through!"

The MFA and the Philadelphia Museum of Art battled it out today in Musuem Bowl 2018.

Also see: BPD vs. Philly PD.

By - 2/1/18 - 7:54 pm
No Philly cream cheese at UMass Amherst until after the Super Bowl

These signs went up this week in the cafeterias at UMass Amherst, which has the best food in the country and where the motto this week is "You Were. You Are. You Can't Get Any Philly Cream Cheese This Week."

By - 2/1/18 - 11:24 am
Eagles and Patriots SUV display in East Boston

Roving UHub photographer Marmarin Nasirahmad stopped to admire the Super Bowl display at Danilchuck Auto Body in East Boston, which always uses wrecked vehicles to come up with a display as Boston teams make their championship appearances. They've gotten a lot of practice over the past decade.

By - 2/1/18 - 9:53 am

Instead of just throwing it out there like, oh, yeah, the concussion protocol, everybody knows what that is, duh! WBUR breaks it down.

By - 2/1/18 - 9:21 am
Sign at Government Center garage warning of possible exiting issues should the Pats win the Super Bowl and hold a parade

Haley Scott reports these signs have gone up at what's left of the Government Center garage.

By - 1/29/18 - 10:40 am
Breakers

The Boston Breakers announce they're done forever, after talks with a prospective buyer fell through.

One of the current owners, Matthew Stoller, said in a statement that several other possible buyers were interested, but none would commit to acquiring the team in time for the next season.

Via Adam Castiglioni.

By - 1/26/18 - 10:15 am

As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.

By - 1/21/18 - 10:12 pm

WCVB tweeted out news of the Patriots' win tonight with a photo of a Patriots player wearing an 81 jersey diving for a ball.

Oops, the station realized pretty quickly - in part because people started wondering why they'd used a photo of Aaron Hernandez: Read more.

By - 1/21/18 - 6:06 pm

Jim Corbo: Teddy, what happened? Bill Belichick smiled!!!

By - 1/20/18 - 1:02 pm

Stars and Stripes reports that one of the first casualties of the Republican-forced government shutdown is the Armed Forces Network, which broadcasts stateside news, entertainment and sports to military members and their families overseas. And that means no Patriots game on TV for them tomorrow, Allston/Brighton Vets reports.

By - 1/19/18 - 2:21 pm

Deadspin tells us what the Needham Gold Medal winner said during her victim statement on the convicted sexual assaulter who used to be her team doctor.

By - 1/14/18 - 8:37 pm

Wouldn't it be cool if the Patriots win the Super Bowl again and they do a follow-up ad?

Rob Gronkowski, you've just won the Super Bowl? What are you doing now?

NOT EATING TIDE PODS!

By - 1/13/18 - 10:13 pm

Playing at the House of Blues tonight, Guster figured the audience would want to keep track of the Patriots score, so they had a guy in a Bruschi jersey come on stage to update the crowd, as roving UHub photographer and Guster and Pats fan Garrett Quinn reports. Read more.

By - 1/5/18 - 10:42 am

The once dominant Sox reliever talks to SB Nation about his decision to finally give up the dream of returning to major-league baseball after a disastrous outing in a minor, really minor-league game last July.

Over the Monster recalls his greatness before Ben Cherington and, of course, Bobby Valentine, ruined him by trying to turn him into a starter.

By - 12/10/17 - 12:53 pm

Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Bryant, 80, of Hanson, died last week. She had many fine qualities, including:

Betsy was an avid Boston sports fan, and like any true Red Sox fan, she hated the Yankees.

By - 11/27/17 - 11:35 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Mark Fidrych's widow against Mack Trucks and the maker of a component that led to his strangulation death on his Northborough farm in 2009. Read more.