Contract Extension

Red Sox manager John Farrell (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Murray: Why Extend John Farrell Now?

Entering his third year at the helm, it’s been a mixed bag for Red Sox manager John Farrell. So why extend his contract now?

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/19/2015

Brandon Bolden #38 of the New England Patriots runs past Keith Rivers #56 of the Buffalo Bills on October 12, 2014. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Report: Patriots Sign Brandon Bolden To 2-Year Extension

There’s no snow in the forecast, but that hasn’t stopped the Patriots from making a flurry of transactions Friday morning.

01/09/2015

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung breaks up a pass to Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: Patriots Sign Patrick Chung To 3-Year Extension

Patrick Chung will remain in New England for the next three seasons.

01/09/2015

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: ‘Smart Move’ For Bruins To Lock Up Julien

Claude Julien has his detractors in the media, but Gresh and Zolak are not one of them. They’re in favor of the contract extension for the Bruins head coach.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/05/2014

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Red Sox Need To Be Very Careful With Lester’s Contract

Jon Lester is worth more than the $13 million the team is paying him now, but if he hits free agency he’ll likely get way overpaid, which is why Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti feel like they need to be “very careful” in doing this contract extension.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Red Sox starter Jon Lester. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Lester Put Contract Talks On Hold

By all accounts the Red Sox and Lester are on amicable terms, but they have mutually decided to put the negotiations on pause for the time being.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Vince Wilfork (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Volin: ‘Cooler Heads Prevailed’ In Wilfork Negotiations

Luckily for Patriots fans, #75 will likely not be playing for another team for the rest of his NFL career.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/28/2014

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Did David Ortiz Deserve This Severance Package/Contract Extension?

Between his MVP-caliber play and his status as a Boston sports icon, the designated hitter is now guaranteed to be a Red Sox for life – but is the contract extension (essentially a severance package) good business? Zo & Flynn discuss.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/24/2014

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox looks out to the crowd from a float during the World Series victory parade on November 2, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Ortiz Aiming For New Contract…Again

It’s Monday, January 27th 2014, pitchers and catchers report to spring training two weeks from Saturday and Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is once again bringing up contract talks.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/27/2014

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Abraham On Toucher & Rich: Lester Will Take ‘Modest’ Discount, Not ‘Hometown’ Discount

Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/24/2014

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