10 quick links for a Sunday morning:
Big ups for Big Al Jefferson – Mark Murphy checks in with the former Celtic as part of his NBA notebook.
What to watch for Sunday against the Steelers – Christopher Price has some keys to the game for the Patriots tonight.
Ryan brothers do battle again — like old times – Greg A Bedard has Buddy Ryan’s kids facing off in Cleveland today.
Tom Brady’s mechanic: Tuneup needed – Karen Guregian has the QB’s guru weighing in on some things Brady needs to clean up as part of her NFL notebook.
Another ‘big game’ for Pats – Mark Farinella observes that the Patriots and Steelers have been playing big games since 1996.
Tim Thomas falls victim as offense stalls – DJ Bean with some thoughts on a 2-0 Bruins loss last night.
No want-ads for Theo Epstein, Red Sox – Michael Silverman’s baseball notes has the Red Sox GM typically tight-lipped about his offseason plans.
Potential attractions for offseason trade show – Nick Cafardo’s baseball notes is full of names that might be moved this offseason.