Steve Adams of the Patriot Ledger had a piece over the weekend looking at the recent sports media frenzy in Boston, with ESPNBoston.com coming into town, Comcast SportsNet launching a multi-million-dollar cable network expansion and 98.5 The SportsHub launching as a rival to WEEI. A sports media frenzy in Boston I'm quoted toward the end … Continue reading Patriot Ledger Piece on WEEI/ESPNBoston/CSN
Are The Patriots True Contenders?
While we won't know the complete answer, tonight's game against the unbeaten New Orleans Saints down in the Superdome will go a long ways in telling us what we can expect in the long run from this Patriots team. The Patriots need a win tonight to stay in the hunt for the #2 seed and a … Continue reading Are The Patriots True Contenders?
High School Football Links and Previews
Here's a few links for those of you headed out to enjoy some high school football today: HOMETEAM: Thanksgiving football preview - Worcester Telegram & Gazette. GRIDIRON GREATS: Local football legends share their Thanksgiving stories - The Patriot-Ledger. For some, Thanksgiving is the last time they’ll play football - Eric McHugh, Patriot-Ledger. Patriot-Ledger High School coverage. Playoff berths … Continue reading High School Football Links and Previews
Week Log: Big Guys Don’t Cry
The only thing better than watching the NYJ take a beating on an autumn Sunday afternoon is watching the Patriots give it to them. After nine weeks out of alignment, the football world has righted itself again as the Pats redeemed their Week 2 loss to the Jets with a 31-14 win in Foxborough on … Continue reading Week Log: Big Guys Don’t Cry
Wednesday Top 10
I'm sure it's a busy day out there, so I'll just give you the links you need to read this morning: Halladay is being targeted - Peter Abraham's notebook in the Globe says that the Red Sox are making a push to land Toronto ace Roy Halladay prior to the Dec. 7 winter meetings. Why Roy Halladay … Continue reading Wednesday Top 10
Patriots Begin Prep For The Bayou
The Patriots now begin their preparations to face the unbeaten New Orleans Saints down at the Superdome next Monday night, still seeking their first* road victory of the season. Gerry Callahan says that the Patriots have a whole lot to prove in this game. Bill Burt gives us 10 reasons to feel good about the Patriots. Monique Walker says that … Continue reading Patriots Begin Prep For The Bayou
Belichick “speaks to no one” – Really?
Might as well start the war with the New Orleans sports media nice and early. The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has a piece up by Peter Finney today, looking forward to the showdown between the unbeaten Saints and the Patriots a week from tonight. In looking toward the game, Finney says: Despite three losses, the New … Continue reading Belichick “speaks to no one” – Really?
Celtics Escape From New York, NU Dumps Football
There were two Boston-New York battles yesterday, and perhaps surprisingly, it was the Celtics that had the tougher afternoon with their Gotham opponent. The Celtics needed overtime to defeat the Knicks, 107-105 at Madison Square Garden. Julian Benbow has Paul Pierce carrying the Celtics on the afternoon, but passing off to Kevin Garnett for the game … Continue reading Celtics Escape From New York, NU Dumps Football
Wes is More For Patriots Against Jets
Now we know. The biggest difference between the Patriots of week two, and the Patriots now is the little guy who wears number 83. By doing everything in their power to ensure that Randy Moss didn't beat them, Darrelle Revis and the Jets won that battle, but lost the war in a 31-14 victory by the Patriots. Welker … Continue reading Wes is More For Patriots Against Jets
Gordon Edes Officially In at ESPNBoston.com
Gordon Edes has his first post up at ESPNBoston.com today: Back where I belong New England is my home, baseball remains my game, and after being away, I am even more persuaded that there is no better place to talk, write, blog, tweet, text, chat and care about baseball than right here, for this audience. … Continue reading Gordon Edes Officially In at ESPNBoston.com