Celtics Look to Finish Off Sixers

The Celtics have a chance tonight to close out the Philadelphia 76ers and get themselves at least a couple days of sorely-needed rest. Recent history though, says that when the Celtics have a chance to close out a series early, especially on the road, they don't always take advantage of it. In all reality, we … Continue reading Celtics Look to Finish Off Sixers

Different Approaches on Ortiz

The discussions of David Ortiz and his comments last night about not being recognized as a team leader have brought out some very different perspectives on the longtime Red Sox DH. If you missed it, Gordon Edes (David Ortiz blasts naysayers) had a column running down Ortiz's comments, where he calls out the media for … Continue reading Different Approaches on Ortiz

A Far-Too-Early Patriots Roster Preview (Bias Included)

Now that New England’s rookie mini-camp has wrapped up, it’s high time we put together the roster for 2012. (Is it really high time? No, not at all. But with all these players in Foxboro, the temptation proved too much.) OFFENSE Quarterback: Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett. Notable Omission: None. Yes, it takes a … Continue reading A Far-Too-Early Patriots Roster Preview (Bias Included)

Examining How Bill Belchick and Doc Rivers Talk With The Media About Injuries

They are both among the longest-tenured head coaches in their respective leagues. They have both won conference and league championships. They both seemingly manage to get more out of their teams than the roster talent would indicate. But when it comes to dealing with the media, Bill Belichick and Doc Rivers could not be more … Continue reading Examining How Bill Belchick and Doc Rivers Talk With The Media About Injuries

Just Curious…

Did anyone else laugh out loud at these lines from Nick Cafardo on the Kevin Youkilis/Will Middlebrooks situation: Sunday: It should be Valentine’s decision as to whether Youkilis gets his job back, and nobody else’s. Today: The Drew Bledsoe-Tom Brady analogy is somewhat pertinent in this case. Bill Belichick had just about reached the end … Continue reading Just Curious…

Old Rivals Boston, Philadelphia To Meet In Eastern Semis

The Celtics provided a brief respite from the scopious Josh Beckett coverage with their thrilling 93-90 series-clinching win over the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. The post game coverage on CSNNE was thorough, but they still could not help themselves by incessantly teasing upcoming Beckett coverage on UNO Sports Tonight by popping Michael Felger up on the … Continue reading Old Rivals Boston, Philadelphia To Meet In Eastern Semis