Boston Sports

Beanpot Hockey Tournament – Boston, Massachusetts

The Beanpot Hockey Tournament is a college hockey tournament held every year in  Boston in February. The first Beanpot Hockey tournament was held in December of 1952. In that year the men’s hockey teams of Boston College (BC), Boston University (BU), Harvard, and Northeastern met for the first tournament with Harvard claiming the first Beanpot crown. Men’s Beanpot Hockey Tournament ... Read More »

The Boston Marathon

Picture of the Boston Marathon in Wellesley, MA

Managed by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA), the Boston Marathon is one of the world’s most prestigious running events and also the world’s oldest annual marathon. The race is held Annually on Patriots Day (the third Monday in April) when approximately 20,000 runners run the 26.22 mile course from the start in Hopkinton, Massachusetts to the finish in Copley Square ... Read More »

Sports Museum of New England, Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston’s TD Garden is the Sports Museum of New England. In 1977, two educators, Matt Sgan and Vic Caliri founded the Museum as a non-profit, educational organization where inner-city and suburban youth would find inspiration and “learn the values of leadership, respect, and cooperation while honoring leading citizens and athletes of New England.” At the Museum visitors will ... Read More »

Arena: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

Picture of the TD Garden, Boston, MA

The TD Garden is the major indoor sports arena in Boston. It replaced the fabled Boston Garden in 1995 and has gone by many names over the years, such as the Shawmut Center (1995), the FleetCenter (1995–February 10, 2005), and the TD Banknorth Garden (2005 – July 16, 2009). The TD Garden is home to the Boston Bruins of the ... Read More »

Stadium: Fenway Park, Boston, MA

Picture of Fenway Park, Boston, MA

Fenway Park, the home for the Boston Red Sox, is located in Kenmore Square in Boston, MA. Construction on the ballpark began in the fall of 1911. The first game played in the ballpark was on April 9 when the Sox beat Harvard University, 2-0. The first major league game and opening day for Fenway came on April 20, 1912 ... Read More »