BSMW Network Post: Worst Boston Sports Column Nominees http://tinyurl.com/ckcmp3 # BSMW Network Post: Sox Prep For Opener http://tinyurl.com/cf2kfu # Bill Burt - KG turned down option of surgery, hoping to play in playoffs: http://ow.ly/1MZT # RT via @weeisports Jason Cole from Yahoo! Sports says Jason Taylor will join the Pats for 2009 http://tiny.cc/JLBsg # On … Continue reading Twitter Updates for BSMW on 2009-03-31
Last week, I asked for your help in coming up with some of the worst Boston sports columns of recent memory. 100 comments later, we've got quite a pool to choose from. Here are some of the ones you mentioned: Dan Shaughnessy from January 10th, 1999 - "As the Jets take off, let's get on … Continue reading Worst Boston Sports Column Nominees
With opening day less than a week away, the Red Sox are making their final tuneups and adjustments in preparation. Sean McAdam has David Ortiz determined to show that he can hit without Manny Ramirez behind him. Alex Speier has a feature on John Smoltz, starting his career over in a new place after 21 years with … Continue reading Sox Prep For Opener
BSMW Network Post: Is “Rooting For The Story” The Only Way To Go? http://tinyurl.com/dcqo5e # BSMW Network Post: Down The Stretch They Come http://tinyurl.com/dl6uh7 # BSMW Network Post: Bill Reynolds Takes Us Back To ‘78 http://tinyurl.com/d36drw # BSMW Network Post: Big Baby Uses His Head in Celtics’ Victory http://tinyurl.com/d6smqv # BSMW Network Post: Lonnie Harvey … Continue reading Twitter Updates for BSMW on 2009-03-30
It has been repeated since the days of "No Cheering in the Press Box" - sports reporters are not to stoop to the fans level and actually root for the team that they cover. Instead, they must remain above the fray, objective, rooting for the story. Michael Silverman repeated this belief in his Herald Sunday … Continue reading Is “Rooting For The Story” The Only Way To Go?
I took the news of Bill Reynolds' new book, ’78: The Boston Red Sox, A Historic Game, And A Divided City (New York: New American Library, 2009, 320 pages, $24.95), with a heavy dose of ambivalence. After all, this was one of the most exciting seasons ever played and it’s maintained a Greek tragedy hold … Continue reading Bill Reynolds Takes Us Back To ’78
After taking an elbow to the head in the third quarter that required 10 stitches, Big Baby Davis returned to the court and helped close out the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Garden last night. Big baby scored 15 points in the final quarter to end the night with 19 points and 10 rebounds (the joke … Continue reading Big Baby Uses His Head in Celtics’ Victory
More from Jason Taylor on the Patriots, this time from the Boston Herald: http://ow.ly/1F4H # RT Reiss's Pieces blog: ESPN.com: Jason Taylor talks Patriots - http://is.gd/pA07 #patriots # Rule has special significance - Boston Globe NFL Notes by Mike Reiss: http://ow.ly/1Edx # Select few teams up in arms - Boston Globe MLB Notes by Nick … Continue reading Twitter Updates for BSMW on 2009-03-29
A nice story by Jonathan Comey in the New Bedford Standard Times this morning about New England Patriots tackle Matt Light helping to set up a scholarship fund in the name of Dan Pires, the S-T Football writer who passed away unexpectedly last June.