You could make the case that the Celtics draft picks in some way mirrored the choices that the Patriots made in April. With one pick, they selected a tall, big man from Syracuse, (Fab Melo) who is still a bit raw, but a good developmental project. With their other pick, they selected a physical thumper … Continue reading Celtics Follow Patriots Model In Draft
http://storify.com/bruceallen/the-buchholz-charity-scandal.js?border=false%5BView the story "The Buchholz Charity Scandal" on Storify]The Buchholz Charity ScandalIn case you missed it, Boston sports radio and twitter blew up this morning at the news that Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz, fresh out of the hospital, attended a charity event last night. Here's how it went down, and what they're saying. Storified … Continue reading Tracking The Buchholz Story
The Red Sox exploded for six runs in the first inning, which was more than enough for Jon Lester as the team rolled to a 10-4 win. David Ortiz continued his hot streak of late with another home run. It was his 21st of the season and 399th of his career. It was Lester's fifth … Continue reading Red Sox bats come alive early, NBA draft tonight
The power of Twitter is instant information and the ability to disseminate extremely quickly. When news breaks, it quickly spreads as people retweet the information, or see other people retweeting it, and decide to do so themselves as well. A pair of fake Twitter accounts which "reported" a pair of big Celtics news items fooled … Continue reading Fake Twitter Accounts Targeting Celtics Fans, Media
The Bruins season is done, and the draft is over. The Celtics season is done, and the draft is this Thursday. Free agency for both sports starts next week, but we don't expect a lot of action from either squad on that front. The Patriots have finished their offseason work, and are off until training … Continue reading Is This Red Sox Team Worth Investing In?
Bruce Allen will be guest-writing Peter King's Monday Morning Quarterback one week while King is on vacation. https://twitter.com/SI_PeterKing/status/217076506457939968 No, not me, the "other" Bruce Allen, who happens to be the GM of the Washington Redskins*. But if I did a MMQB column, part of it would probably look like this: 10 Things I Think I … Continue reading Bruce Allen Does Monday Morning Quarterback
It's a busy Friday in the Boston sports media world. The Red Sox continued their strong play of late with a 6-5 comeback win over the Marlins at Fenway Park. Rookie Will Middlebrooks was the hero, tying the game with the two-run homer in the eighth inning. Before the game, David Ortiz spoke out against … Continue reading Ortiz Speaks Out, Schilling Speaks Up, Santos Wants In
Since Buster Olney's column on Monday describing the Red Sox clubhouse as "Toxic," there have been many other voices weighing on the state of the team's chemistry. It's a topic tailor-made for sports talk radio and television. As you might expect, there are divergent opinions on the topic. Debunking more myths when it comes to … Continue reading Toxic, or Non-Toxic?
The Red Sox bats exploded for a season-high 15 runs in Wednesday night's 15-5 win over the Marlins at Fenway Park. David Ortiz led the attack with a grand slam, his 18th home run of the season. Mike Aviles, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Will Middlebrooks also homered in the win. Felix Doubront pitched well enough to … Continue reading Offensive explosion leads Red Sox to fourth straight win
In the first time in quite some time there were no Boston teams in action, or a NBA or NHL playoff game, which made for a pretty quiet Monday in sports. The airwaves were mostly all Red Sox, getting reaction from Buster Olney's series of blog posts from over the weekend on the "toxic" in … Continue reading Red Sox return home to face Marlins