The Bruins are in Florida to face the Panthers at 7 p.m. tonight, while the Celtics will host the Knicks on Thursday at 8 p.m.
Alex Cora had a ready response to question about beer: At the premiere of the Red Sox World Series documentary on Monday, manager Alex Cora downplayed an incident in which an open beer was thrown at him.
“If someone throws a beer near me next year, I’ll catch it,” said Cora. His reference to “next year” was, as he explained, an early forecast of how he thinks the Red Sox will do in 2019.
More from Boston.com:
- Despite showing against Vikings, Patriots’ defense is still a land of confusion
- The Patriots should be delivering more on offense
- Patriots notebook: Bill Belichick gives New England’s D high marks
- Ada Hegerberg won a top soccer prize. Then she was asked about twerking.
- Urban Meyer will retire from Ohio State after Rose Bowl
- Kareem Hunt is the latest case of NFL’s reactive discipline
- World Series champ Red Sox accept invitation to White House
- UMass hires Florida St. offensive coordinator Walt Bell as coach
UMass is the No. 1 men’s hockey team: Receiving 26 of 50 first place votes in the USCHO Division 1 poll, UMass moved up to the No. 1 spot in national men’s college hockey rankings. [The Boston Globe]
Troy Aikman responded to criticism from WEEI’s Gerry Callahan about Mike McCarthy:
Two losing seasons in 12 years (one of those last year without Rodgers for 9 games); took the Packers to the playoffs in 9 of the last 11 seasons; 4 NFC Championship Games, 1 Super Bowl title. Yes Gerry, he deserved better than to be fired mid-season. Is that cliche enough for ya https://t.co/e9ep6ysZxq
— Troy Aikman (@TroyAikman) December 3, 2018
Daily highlight: The blocking of Eagles center Jason Kelce (brother of Chiefs tight end Travis) on this Darren Sproles touchdown run deserves some praise:
— NFL (@NFL) December 4, 2018