Did Dan Shaughnessy walk the line of being a plagiarist? Check out this Washington City Paper page and scroll down to the “Hard Wired” subheading, and decide for yourself. Is this the journalistic equivalent to Manny not leaving the batter’s box on a ground ball?

Here are some more excerpts from WEEI today, with Buckley describing talking to Nomar last night and Buck’s acknowledgement that he screwed up the official scorers story.

Bill Simmons captures a beautiful game ending drive by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Len Pasquarelli tries to figure out how to stop the Pats.