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Author: Drew Winkler

Previewing Potential Red Sox Wild Card Matchups

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs summer rounds third and heads for home, so does the MLB 2021 regular season. With only about a month to go until October baseball, here are some potential matchups for the Boston Red Sox, assuming they end up in the AL Wild Card:   1. New York Yankees (at the Bronx) This would be the current matchup for the Sox if the season ended today and the toughest on this list. A matchup with the Yankees in a winner take all matchup would provide the challenge of beating the frontrunner for the AL Cy Young...

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Why the Boston Red Sox Can Make a Playoff Push

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs Opening Day for the 2021 MLB season approaches, many have their eyes on the revamped and competitive American League East. The Tampa Bay Rays are coming off a World Series appearance. The New York Yankees enter with the highest payroll in the American League. The Toronto Blue Jays had a splash this offseason acquiring George Springer, Marcus Semien, and bolster breakout potential talent in Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette. The Baltimore Orioles are coming off a fourth place finish and also possess young talent. Then there’s the fly-under-the-radar Boston Red Sox. While many people...

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A Tribute to 2021 Ford Frick Award Winner: Al Michaels

Reading Time: 2 minutesAl Michaels has been everywhere over the course of his 52 year (and counting) career. Many remember his call of the 1980 Miracle on Ice in Lake Placid, NY when the Americans miraculously beat the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Olympic Men’s Hockey tournament. It is certainly no miracle that he won the Ford Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting. Baseball Michaels started his career broadcasting for the Arizona State Baseball team while he was still a student there. Once he graduated, he got a temporary job with the Hawaii Islanders Minor League team...

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Why BC Will Beat #2 Notre Dame

Reading Time: 2 minutesA couple of weeks ago, I predicted that Boston College would upset Clemson, although they ultimately fell short. This week I’m back at it again with another BC football prediction. On Saturday, BC will match up with number 2 ranked Notre Dame in Chestnut Hill, MA at Alumni Stadium on network television. Here’s why BC will win Saturday. 1. BC Nearly Knocked Off Clemson in Death Valley Two weeks ago, the Eagles gave number one ranked Clemson a real scare on Halloween in South Carolina. Although Clemson would come back and win that game 34-28, the...

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Three Reasons Why Boston College Has a Legitimate Chance of Beating Clemson

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Thursday night, the college football world was stunned by the news that Clemson QB, Heisman favorite, and potential NFL first pick Trevor Lawrence had tested positive for COVID-19. He was officially ruled out for Saturday’s contest between the Boston College Eagles and Clemson Tigers. Here’s why BC has a legitimate shot of defeating #1 Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday. 1. Clemson’s Backup QB D.J. Uiagalelei Has Never Started a NCAAF Game Every sports fan knows how hard it is for a backup to come into a heavily pressured situation. That is just the case...

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