It’s a day still made for sports radio….with the Clemens thing still boiling, and now Curt Schilling’s comments on Barry Bonds (see below) provide lots of easy fodder for the hosts here in town.
Professional Indoor Lacrosse is returning to Boston after a 10 year absence. The National Lacrosse League (NLL) and TD Banknorth Garden will announce details at a press conference tomorrow afternoon. The team will begin play at the Garden in January 2008.
Google President of Advertising & Commerce Tim Armstrong is said to be a principal owner and investor in the franchise. Former Boston Blazers head coach Tom Ryan will be the head coach of the new team.
From the press release:
The announcement will mark the return of professional indoor lacrosse to Boston. The NLL previously had a franchise known as the Boston Blazers, who played at the Boston Garden and then the FleetCenter from 1992-1997. The league has grown dramatically since then, now with 13 teams across the US and Canada, weekly national television games on VERSUS, a 16-game regular season schedule (eight home dates per team) and average attendance across the league of more than 10,000 fans per game. The league’s championship game, Rochester at Arizona, will air live on VERSUS on Saturday, May 12 at 4PM.
The new Boston NLL franchise is not to be confused with the Boston Cannons, a professional field lacrosse team that plays in Major League Lacrosse, a league that plays outdoors during the summer months.
Here is Curt Schilling’s segment on the WEEI morning show where he made the comments about Barry Bonds.
Joe Haggerty launches his new blog with a transcript of the Randy Hendricks interview with Mike & Mike in the Morning on ESPN radio this morning. Hendricks says the Red Sox didn’t show Roger Clemens enough “love.”
Neil Best says Suzyn Waldman’ went off the deep end with her comments after Roger Clemens announced he was coming back to the Yankees.
John Tomase reports that former Patriot Don Davis, who recently retired, has rejoined the team…as a strength coach.
Bill Simmons has his first Podcast. The debut episode is about the NBA playoffs.
7:00pm, NESN – Red Sox @ Blue Jays
8:00pm, TNT – Nets @ Cavs
10:30pm, TNT – Spurs @ Suns