The last few Fridays, I haven't been able to provide you with the megalinks. I have to do some today otherwise you'll stop visiting me. We begin as always with the Weekend Viewing Picks and there are quite a few for this snowy weekend in Southern New England. Now to your links. National Michael Hiestand … Continue reading Bringing Out Friday Megalinks
This column originally appeared in the July 29, 2009 edition of Patriots Football Weekly. La Canfora Hits The Ground Running At NFL Network By Bruce Allen Since the NFL Network was launched in 2003, viewers have become accustomed to seeing and hearing from the well-connected and enthusiastic Adam Schefter, who seemed synonymous with the network. … Continue reading From The PFW Archives – An Interview With Jason La Canfora of NFL Network
I'm glad to once again welcome back former Boston Herald columnist Michael Gee, who presents another guest column. Why Write? Why Not? By Michael Gee Almost 400 years ago Dr. Samuel Johnson said that no man but a blockhead wrote except for money. I’ve been writing for nothing for going on six years, so what does that … Continue reading Guest Column – Why Write? Why Not?
Today's guest colum is from former CSNNE anchor and reporter Jackie Pepper. L.A. To Boston And Everything In Between: A Sports Reporter's Tale By Jackie Pepper Nearly every television broadcaster travels the same course: You start in a small market, living and working in a tiny town nobody has ever heard of. While you dreamed … Continue reading Guest Column – L.A. To Boston And Everything In Between: A Sports Reporter’s Tale
With the Patriots demolishing the Denver Broncos last night, it puts an end to several storylines: The streak of one-and-done is over at two. Tom Brady can still play in the postseason. The defense can actually make some plays. Gregg Easterbrook and company can quit with the "Patriots haven't won a playoff game since Spygate" … Continue reading Patriots Reaction/Look Ahead
This is a guest column from Frank H Shorr - a senior lecturer and the Director of the Sports Institute at Boston University. He worked at both Channels 5 and 7 in Boston, most recently being the Executive Sports Producer at WHDH-TV for twenty one years. It's called “Local Sports” but you know what? It’s not, really. If … Continue reading Guest Column – The State of Network TV Sports News
This column originally appeared in the December 22nd 2010 issue of Patriots Football Weekly. Charles Admiring Pats From Afar By Bruce Allen On Sunday evenings, when you flip over to the NFL Network for a recap of the day’s games around the NFL, you’re greeted by a panel of former players Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin … Continue reading From The PFW Archives – An Interview With Fran Charles, NFL Network
Hoops fans: Friday the 13th is here, (tomorrow) giving you the chance to scare your friends and family with all your basketball knowledge: While you may not be as volatile as Jason Voorhees, your love of hoops can be a killer… So sign up today for the TiqIQ/FanDuel Friday Fantasy game, and try to win the … Continue reading TiqIQ/FanDuel Friday Fantasy – $200 prize money and 2 free tickets
Well, for the next 10 days or so, anyway. Once again in the "Bruce's great timing" department, I'm heading out this afternoon for some family time. I'll be gone the rest of this week and all of next week. I might chime in on Twitter from time to time @BruceAllen but for at least part … Continue reading You’re On Your Own, Kids.
Sunday's performance against the Steelers opened some eyes as Tim Tebow threw over 300 yards and connected on several long passes, and threaded the needle on a couple others. Preparing for the Broncos is no longer solely about stopping the option and the run. Air about Tim Tebow now - Karen Guregian has the Patriots defense … Continue reading Broncos Will Be Tougher Foe This Time Around