The University of Massachusetts gave Michigan a scare Saturday, but the 20th-ranked Wolverines escaped with a 42-37 win. UMass jumped out to a 17-7 first-half lead, but Michigan scored two touchdowns just before the half and ran off 28 straight points to take a 35-17 advantage. The Minutemen rallied to within five with just over two minutes remaining, but couldn't come up with an onside kick.
UMass quarterback Kyle Havens threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns and Jonathan Hernandez rushed for 114 yards as the Minutemen gained over 400 yards of total offense. Michigan's Denard Robinson ran for 104 yards and passed for 241 more.
The game was played on a somber note as the school announced that music professor and band director George N. Parks ...
Yunel Escobar had four hits and Jose Bautista set a new Toronto record with his major league-leading 48th homer as the Blue Jays overpowered the Red Sox, 11-9, Friday night at Fenway Park.
Victor Martinez led the offensive charge for the Red Sox, homering twice and driving in five. Martinez, representing the tying run in the ninth, popped out to shortstop to end the game. The loss was costly as Alex Rodriguez homered twice for the Yankees, including the game-winner in the ninth and drove in all four runs as the Yankees came from behind to beat Baltimore, 4-3. With 15 games left, the Red Sox now trail New York by seven games in the division and Tampa Bay by 6 1/2 in the wild card race.
John Lackey lost his fourth straight decision, lasting only 4 1/3 innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs - six earned - while hitting three batters. It was his second shortest outing of the season, as he lasted just 3 1/3 innings...
The Red Sox Hall of Fame Class of 2010 was formally inducted into the Hall during ceremonies Friday at Fenway Park. Tommy Harper, Jimmy Piersall, John Valentin, Don Zimmer and non-uniformed selection Eddie Kasko were enshrined during a luncheon in the EMC Club, and will be honored during pre-game ceremonies on the field before the game against the Blue Jays.
Tom Brunansky’s catch on October 3, 1990 to end the regular season and give the Red Sox the Eastern Division title was also be recognized as a Red Sox ‘Memorable Moment’.
The Class of 2010 was recognized during pre-game ceremonies along the first base line at Fenway just prior to Friday's game.
For more pregame game notes, visit the Red Sox team page at weei.com/redsox.
Patriots Friday Practice Report
OL Nick Kaczur (back--did not practice)
CB Terrence Wheatley (foot--did not practice)
WR Julian Edelman (foot--limited participation)
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder--full participation)
RB Fred Taylor (toe--full participation)
WR Wes Welker (not injury related--limited participation)
Tom discussed Peyton's record breaking night.
We check in with the playmaker, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin of the NFL Network joined Dale and Michael to break down and analyze Pats-Jets.
We check in with Tom E for a full breakdown of the Patriots close win over the Jets.
Kirk Minihane joins the We Hate Dwyane Wade Show to preview the upcoming Celtics season. Ben and Sam also discuss the Rajon Rondo/Jeff Green trade rumors and dabble in the classic NBA analytics debate.
Dr Nick Leung for the Newton Wellesley Orthopedics Association joins Ben to talk about Rajon Rondo's broken hand.
The debut edition of the We Hate Dwyane Wade show. Ben and Sam preview the Celtics and talk about other summer news around the NBA.
Joe Castiglione does his annual wrap-up of the season by reading the poem by Bart Giamatti.
Mut and Rob discuss the "kids" and the variety of young bodies the Red Sox called upon this season. Specifically, they look at Bogaerts and Bradley, Jr. and where things went wrong. They give their opinions on which one will right the ship next season.
Description: Red Sox farm director Ben Crockett looks back at the 2014 Red Sox prospect season by answering listener questions about a number of Red Sox prospects as well as broader issues and themes in the farm system.
The world's biggest Canadiens fan Tony Marinaro joins MFB after the Bruins and Tuukka Rask suffered another loss in Montreal.
We check in with NESN's Jack Edwards for a Bruins-Canadiens preview, live from French-Quebec.
Pierre McGuire joins MFB to analyze last night's Bruins-Red Wings game and preview tonight's game against the Canadiens. Pierre also offers his take on fighting in the NHL.
Tom Brady discussed Peyton's record breaking night.
Tim Hasselbeck on Peyton vs. Brady.
The guys opened the show discussing Peyton Manning's record setting night in Denver.
Red Wine Baths and a Blind Jake Peavy
ESPN Insider, Adam Schefter, discusses Rex Ryan's job security, Marvin Lewis concussion comments, as well as the Patriots-Jets
We discuss the Bruins loss in Montreal, and more importantly their loss of composure, and whether or not Lucic and Marchand are pulling their weight.
Dale, Michael and Barstoolsports Jerry Thornton break down the Pats close win over the Jets on Thursday Night Football.
Mikey, Villani and Lenny are talking about the 2004 Red Sox on the anniversary of Game 4 of the ALCS with Dave Roberts steal abd Bill Mueller driving him in and what it was like to witness.
Mikey, Mut and Lenny are talking about the Patriots and how they have stacked up through the years and what got them to the three championships and five Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era.
Mikey and Mut take a call from someone who wants to criticize Belichick the GM and his history of drafting players and making moves in the draft.
This week Pete gives the listeners a brief, but enthusiastic history lesson the ineptitude of the New York Jets. They also help you set your final rosters for your Week 7 fantasy teams.
Predictions for the Revs moving into the playoffs, Jurgen Klinsmann vs Don Garber, and Ben needs a new European team to root for.
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