The Bruins showed signs of life last night, going into Philadelphia and beating the Flyers 5-1. Marc Savard though, is likely done for the season with his grade 2 concussion. We'll go with 15 links this morning, as there's a lot going on: Sudden ending stirred this Cook - Chad Finn talks to Alice Cook about her … Continue reading Bruins Show Some Spark
A few links to share this afternoon: Q&A With Patriots LB Tyrone McKenzie - Chris Warner scores an interview with the Patriots third-round pick of a year ago, who was injured in rookie camp, and missed all of 2009. If you've forgotten his story, it's worth reviewing. No Harm, No Foul With Nomar - My column in the … Continue reading Afternoon Quicklinks
This is one of the low points. Between the Celtics absolutely laying down against the Memphis Grizzlies and all the Nomar-bashing by various columnists, the Boston sports media scene isn't a pretty place this morning. Let's get to the good stuff: Sox, Nomar ended it right - Jon Couture acknowledges the flaws of both Nomar and … Continue reading Toxic Morning In The Sports Pages
Former WEEI nighttime host Ted Sarandis has a new sports talk show, as 98.5 The Sports Hub announced today that he will be joining the station effective immediately. Sarandis' show, like his old WEEI program will be called the "Ted Nation Show" and debuts this Sunday, March 14th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm This first show … Continue reading Ted Sarandis Gets Weekend Show on 98.5 FM
The Celtics and Bruins both dropped tight road games last night, the Celtics falling 86-84 in Milwaukee, and the Bruins losing 4-3 in OT to the Maple Leafs. The Patriots agreed to terms with Leigh Bodden and Jets special teamer Marques Murrell yesterday. The big news this morning is that Nomar Garciaparra is going to announce … Continue reading Lost Night For Locals
Last night there was quite a ruckus on Twitter as two very respected football reporters Michael Lombardi and Adam Schefter both reported that Leigh Bodden would be re-signing with the Patriots. Both guys are right far more than they're wrong, especially Schefter, whose word I pretty much take as gospel these days. Meanwhile, Bodden's agent, Alvin … Continue reading Bodden Is Back With The Patriots – Or Is He?
Ray Allen nailed a three-pointer with 17 seconds left to give the Celtics a victory over the Washington Wizards at the Garden last night. The Celtics trailed by 13 points midway through the quarter, but managed to turn it on and steal a home victory. Celtics scuffle, but tough it out - Julian Benbow's game story … Continue reading Allen Lifts Celtics Over Wizards
We'll lead off this Saturday with the news that Brian MacPherson, who has covered the Patriots and Red Sox for the New Hampshire Union Leader for the last 1 1/2 years, will be leaving to join the Providence Journal staff as a Red Sox reporter, replacing Joe McDonald, who left for ESPNBoston recently. While the Patriots … Continue reading Wilfork Signs, Brian MacPherson To Join ProJo
The Bruins picked up a home win against Toronto last night, with Tim Thomas in net. NFL Free Agency began at midnight, and things have been very quiet around Foxborough. The only mention I've seen of them is Jason La Canfora of NFL Network saying that the Patriots, along with the Eagles, had offers in … Continue reading Bruins Get A Win, Patriots Quiet.
There's something about the two-year period between Olympic games. It sneaks up on me, I get excited for the events, then I never watch enough of them and they're gone. Suddenly, two years feels like a long time when it lies ahead until the next games. Well, today we'll start with one final look back … Continue reading Week Log: Winter Cedes To Spring