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Boston Firefighters Reach Tentative Labor Deal With City

The city of Boston has reached a tentative labor contract with its firefighters union, marking the first time since 2001 that the two sides have struck a deal without arbitration.

04/12/2014

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

Tom Brady #12 celebrates with teammate Ryan Wendell #62 of the New England Patriots on December 8, 2013. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: Patriots Re-Sign Ryan Wendell

The man responsible for protecting Tom Brady up the middle will be tasked with that assignment for at least another two years.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/28/2014

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

Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz on the field prior to Game 4 of the World Series. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

David Ortiz, Red Sox Agree To Extension

The deal is worth $16 million and will keep the slugger in Boston through the end of the 2015 season. The extension also includes options for 2016 and 2017.

03/23/2014

Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Volin: Wilfork Asking To Be Released Just ‘Part Of The Negotiation’

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe came on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show Tuesday morning to discuss the latest in the Patriots-Wilfork staring match.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/18/2014

Brandon Browner #39 takes the field on September 16, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo Break Down The Brandon Browner Deal

The details of the Brandon Browner contract became public on Monday, and it offers the Patriots a lot of protection against a player with multiple failed drug tests.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/17/2014

Vince Wilfork (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Wilfork Letting First Contract Negotiation Cloud His Judgment

Wilfork already went to battle once with the Patriots over a contract and he’s not about to do it again.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/14/2014

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