David Scott has a look at the Celtics coverage this week, along with a few other media notes, including old friend Albert Breer moving onto a national gig.
Over on Patriots Daily, Scott Benson salutes the Celtics for A Job Well Done.
The BSMW Full Court Press thanks the readers for a great season.
Parade coverage is a team sport, with reporters stationed along the route. The Globe has a report from Michael Levenson and Andrew Ryan on the Celtics celebration, while the Herald has Jessica Fargen, Mike Underwood and Laurel J. Sweet giving us the details on the parade. Tim Weisberg has the Celtics joining the ranks of the Duck Boat championship squads.
Steve Bulpett writes that for Paul Pierce, this title was 10 years in the making. Mike Szostak says that the new big three played with a sense of urgency all season long. Marc J. Spears says that the Celtics are in relatively good health heading into the offseason, with no majors surgeries planned for any of the players. Mark Murphy explores what the future holds for each member of the Celtics roster.
Steve Buckley says that Boston is hated all across the country because of our athletic success. Leave it to the 17% Globe to remind us that Boston remains a baseball town. Up in Lawrence, Alan Siegel makes perhaps the first ever comparison between Kevin Garnett and Dan Jansen.
Jeff Horrigan has a look at Jacoby Ellsbury, who has brought a brand of baseball to Boston that we’re not used to seeing. Steven Krasner has a look at the dramatic improvement by Manny Delcarmen as of late. Gordon Edes has Manny Ramirez impressed with teammate J.D. Drew. Rob Bradford has the Red Sox buying into the power of Phiten, the titanium necklace made popular by Daisuke Matsuzaka. Jim Donaldson says that interleague play is hazardous to the health of AL pitchers.
Benjamin’s Minor League notebook leads with a look at Michael Bowden, who is 5-1 with a 1.40 ERA in his last 10 starts for AA Portland. Michael Silverman also has a look at Bowden, who is on the verge of moving up to AAA.
Horrigan’s notebook has injury updates for the Cardinals and Red Sox.
The NHL draft is tomorrow, and Fluto Shinzawa has Cam Neely getting much more involved in the process for the Bruins this year. Steve Conroy has a look at some of the hot rumors floating around the draft. Douglas Flynn says that the Bruins would love to see left wing/center Kyle Beach fall to them at pick number 16. Nancy Marrapese-Burrell has a look at BU freshman center Colin Wilson, who will see what happens tomorrow and weigh his options.
Nancy Marrapese-Burrell has a look at ESPN2’s new Wimbledon coverage, and also notes that Leon Powe will have a busy day at ESPN on Monday.