The Red Sox offense was once again held in check last night, as Boston could only manage four hits on the night – just two against 45-year-old Roger Clemens, who got the win in the 4-3 Yankees victory.

Tony Massarotti says that without Manny Ramirez, the Red Sox offense can be shut down and makes them vulnerable. Jeff Jacobs looks at Roger Clemens – still a force at 45. Those two articles kind of sum things up. The weak Red Sox offense, combined with a still solid Clemens.

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The Patriots play their final preseason game tonight against the New York Giants at Gillette. Is it consumer fraud time again? Over in the Metro, I say it’s not consumer fraud, it’s a public service

Over on Patriots Daily, Greg Doyle looks at the start of the college football season, with the angle of looking at how top college players might fit in with the Patriots, in the debut of his new column, College Scout.

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David Scott has a Dennis and Callahan update, as the duo tries to put it out there that they still have competitors for their services. He also has more on Albert Breer leaving for the Dallas Morning News.

Bill Doyle has a look at Worcester Sharks announcer Eric Lindquist, who has a Showcase Showdown victory on The Price is Right under his belt.