We're back after a two week absence. Nice to be doing the megalinks once again. For all of your sports and entertainment viewing, check out the Weekend Viewing Picks. Let's get to your links. National USA Today's Michael Hiestand feels Tiger Woods would be best served talking to David Letterman. Reid Cherner and Tom Weir … Continue reading It’s The Friday Megalinks!
Turning you over to the link sites while I enjoy the last day of my vacation... The Celtics were in D.C. last night to face the Wizards. They came away with their ninth straight victory. Check all the coverage over at CelticsLinks.com. The Patriots are getting ready for the Carolina Panthers, while also dealing with … Continue reading Friday Quicklinks
We're hearing a lot of talk these days about the Patriots being in a bridge year as they break in a new generation of defender, ideally under the cloak of a machine-like offense that was supposed to cover up the growing pains. Now, in case you missed it yesterday, Tony Massarotti had the Sox in … Continue reading Sox and Pats: Bridging To Nowhere?
For my most recent column for Patriots Football Weekly, (November 25th issue) I had the great priviledge of talking with CBS broadcasting legend Lesley Visser - the only woman to be honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Visser was a pleasure to deal with, and seemed genuinely excited to talk with me about her … Continue reading Lesley Visser PFW Column Outtakes
Just mere hours after we learned that Peter Gammons was leaving ESPN, we learn that he joined MLB Network. That was expected. But was not expected was the announcement this evening that Gammons was joining NESN and NESN.com. This is a big coup for NESN which gets him from ESPN and the ESPN Boston site. … Continue reading Peter Gammons Joins NESN and MLB Network
In a story that is just breaking, ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys has tweeted that Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons has announced that he will leave ESPN after the Winter Meetings this week. Gammons joined ESPN back in 1989 becoming along with fellow Boston Globe writer Will McDonough, one of the first newspaper reporters … Continue reading Peter Gammons To Leave ESPN
It's a Tuesday in early December, but in New England it looks like New Year's morning after you wake up with a hangover to find the party's over. Tom E. Curran puts it best in describing this as a natural evolution that is going to get worse because, as he says, the Patriots don't even … Continue reading More Fall-Out From A Party Gone Bad
Bruce is away this week, so I'll be doing some pinch-hitting. I may not be quite the power hitter, but I'll try to get on base for you each day. So, let's lead off with the Patriots. Patriots In what's becoming a recurring theme, the Pats gave up another one on the road and in … Continue reading Jimmys And Joes And The Newest Of Lows
Right at noontime today, my boss (also known as dad) came over to my house with a whole bunch of work to do and I've been doing it up until dinnertime. So it's prevented me from doing the megalinks. I'll do some links now. This weekend, I'll be heading to New York for TARCon while … Continue reading Some Friday Media Links
Adam Reilly has a piece in the Boston Phoenix this week looking at the recent expansion by several sports media outlets here in Boston, with 98.5 The SportsHub coming online, Comcast SportsNet expanding its on-air and web presence and even The Boston Globe shoring up its sports staff: Goal rush! How long can Boston's frenetic … Continue reading Reilly – How long can Boston’s frenetic sports-media explosion last?