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  1. Playing the 'pass or sign' game for Pats

    Now that the calendar has turned to June, teams can sign unrestricted free agents without them counting against the compensatory draft pick formula. With this in mind, Field Yates and Mike Reiss play the "pass or sign" game for the New England Patrio...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Predicting free-agent salaries

    In an Insider piece just posted, ESPN baseball analyst and former major league general manager Jim Bowden predicts the contract terms -- both in length and dollars -- for the top 50 free agents on the market. Below are the five free agents we th...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  3. C's are radio free agents

    The Boston Celtics are in search of their next radio partner after Entercom Communications announced Tuesday that it's WEEI will no longer broadcast the team's games. From Entercom vice president/market manager Jeff Brown (via WEEI h...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  4. Check out our free-agent tracker

    Scouts Inc. today unveiled its evaluations for each NFL player set to hit free agency in a few days. Included in the evals are an overall grade, a skills breakdown and a scouting report. Of the 18 soon-to-be free agents on the Patriots roster, We...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  5. Hot Button: Should Pats use franchise tag?

    With Monday's deadline for teams to franchise players looming Monday, we asked our Mike Reiss and Field Yates to debate what the Patriots should do in this week's Hot Button. They have three key free agents in Wes Welker, Aqib Talib an...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  6. Your turn: What's next for the Red Sox?

    Assuming the Mike Napoli situation ends with him in a Red Sox uniform, the team will have added eight free agents this offseason, which -- as Gordon Edes noted yesterday -- is as many as they've acquired in the John Henry era (they also added eight a...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  7. Lucchino stresses discipline, patience

    Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino on Thursday morning urged fans to stay patient, assuring them that the holes that need to be filled will be addressed while signaling the team wouldn't be handing out any seven- or eight-year deals to free agents thi...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  8. Elite 8 free agents reject qualifying offers

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- B.J. Upton and Kyle Lohse were among nine free agents who turned down $13.3 million offers from their former clubs Friday as the annual general managers' meetings ended and team officials headed home for what figures to be a b...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  9. Olney: Free agents may avoid Sox

    ESPN's Buster Olney says there's a good chance that after this tumultuous season for the Red Sox and the increased media scrutiny, free agents will shy away from signing with Boston -- especially when other factors are equal. "Really, it's going ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  10. Smith: 'Good chance' KG, Allen will be back

    ESPN NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith checks in with his take on whether Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen -- both unrestricted free agents -- will be back with the Celtics next season (video above): "There is a good chance (both Garnett and Allen return to...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  11. Red Sox sign P Ohlendorf, 1B Gomez

    The Red Sox announced the signings of free agents first baseman Mauro Gomez and right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to 2012 minor league contracts with invites to spring training as non-roster players. Both have been placed on the Triple-A Pawtucket...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  12. Video: Reiss' Patriots priorities

    In the video above, Mike Reiss lays out the Patriots' priorities in the coming weeks, which include the Combine and exploring extensions with their own free agents, in particular Wes Welker....

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. Silva, Hill among 12 signed to deals

    The Red Sox signed 12 free agents, including Milton, Mass., native Rich Hill, 31, and veteran righty Carlos Silva, 32, to minor-league contracts on Tuesday, with all them invited to spring training camp as non-roster players. Hill, a lefthander, ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  14. Sox in contact with Ortiz, Papelbon camps

    Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington suggested he's not planning any seismic moves this offseason and provided an update on where talks stand with his own high-profile free agents, David Ortiz and Jonathan Papelbon, in a meeting with reporters on W...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Eight Red Sox players become free agents

    Eight Red Sox players -- Erik Bedard, J.D. Drew, Conor Jackson, Trever Miller, David Ortiz, Jonathan Papelbon, Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield -- officially became free agents Sunday, though the team does still have a short window exclusivity before ...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  16. Should Sox tread carefully in free agency?

    Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino on Friday said that while the team would never rule out signing free agents, it was approaching this offseason's class with "some skepticism" based on the lack of success it's had in that area the last few seas...

    Blog | October 28, 2011