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09/14/2011 - 12:11pm
Red Sox 2012 schedule: Opener in Detroit

The Red Sox will open the 2012 season in Detroit and host the Yankees on the 100th anniversary of the opening of Fenway Park, according to the schedule the team released Wednesday.

Boston will open its season against the Tigers on Thursday, April 5. After traveling to Toronto for a series with the Blue Jays, the Red Sox will have their 2012 home opener on Friday, April 13, against Tampa Bay.

Fenway Park’s centennial will be on Friday, April 20, when the Red Sox take on the Yankees, exactly 100 years after Boston’s American League club faced the New York Highlanders in the first game ever played at Fenway.

Boston will face its American League East opponents a total of 72 times over the season, 18 times each for New York, Toronto, Baltimore and Tampa Bay. After their first series with the Yankees, the Red Sox will host New York July 6-8 and Sept. 11-13. The Yankees will host Boston three times as well, on July 27-29,...

09/14/2011 - 11:50am
Wakefield on M&M: 'I'm glad it's finally over'

Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield joined Mut & Merloni Wednesday morning to talk about finally getting his 200th career victory, coming against the Blue Jays Tuesday night.

"I'm glad it's finally over with," Wakefield said. "I wish I could've gotten it done sooner, but it was definitely worth the wait to be able to do it in front of our home crowd and celebrate with them."

It took the knuckleballer eight starts to reach No. 200 after he picked up his 199th victory on July 24. He pitched six innings and gave up five runs on Tuesday against Toronto, but the Red Sox offense erupted in an 18-6 victory that gave Wakefield his milestone. Wakefield acknowledged that the chase for 200 got to him, but he tried to put the team first.

"When you get this late in the season, you always try to take yourself out of the equation and put what's most important first, and that's us winning ballgames," Wakefield said....

09/14/2011 - 11:49am
Pouliot: I'm on 'right side' of rivalry
By: DJ Bean

WILMINGTON -- Bruins winger Benoit Pouliot made his first appearance with the team at Wednesday's veterans' practice, sporting No. 67 on his helmet and getting to know his teammates. The former fourth overall pick in 2005, still just 24 years of age, signed a one-year, $1.1 million deal with the B's after a two-yearstint with the Canadiens. 

A fight with David Krejci and an attempted dirty hit on Johnny Boychuk made him a popular Hab for B's fans to hate, but Pouliot hopes that Boston fans can give him a chance.

"The rivalry thing, it's not easy obviously, but I'm a Bruin now," Pouliot said. "They can't see me as a Canadien. I'm a Bruin and that's all that matters. I don't really care what people say about the rivalry and everything, but hey, I'm with the Bruins, I'm on the right side of the rivalry now. They won the Cup last year, so I'm excited." 

Boston becomes the third stop of Pouliot's young, yet well-...

09/14/2011 - 11:14am
Sox will send Beckett vs. Rays Friday

Josh Beckett will return to the mound Friday against the Rays in the second game of the Red Sox' important four-game series, the team confirmed Wednesday. In Thursday's series opener, the Sox will send rookie Kyle Weiland against Jeremy Hellickson. On Friday, Beckett will take the hill for the first time since injuring his ankle Sept. 5 when he takes on James Shields. Jon Lester will get the ball for the Sox on Saturday, while Tim Wakefield will look for career win No. 201 Sunday. The Rays have not announced their pitchers for the final two games.

For more Red Sox news, visit the team page at weei.com/redsox.


09/14/2011 - 9:58am
Patriots shuffle roster, add OL Thomas

FOXBORO -- The Patriots announced Wednesday they have signed offensive lineman Donald Thomas to the 53-man roster, while they also released offensive lineman Thomas Welch, signed tight end Garrett Mills and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian to the practice squad, and released linebacker Aaron Lavarias from the practice squad.

Thomas, 6-foot-4, 310 pounds, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with the Dolphins (2008-09) and the Lions (2010). He entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick out of UConn in 2008 by Miami. After starting at right guard in the first game of the year as a rookie, he was forced to finish the season on injured reserve due to a foot injury suffered in that game. Thomas started in 12-of-16 games for the Dolphins at right guard in 2009. He was released by Miami prior to the start of the 2010 season and signed with Detroit on Nov. 23, 2010, but was inactive for the final six games of the season. Thomas was released by Detroit on Sept. 3....

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