Bird’s Rookie Year — Game Nine vs. the Nets

Celtics vs. Nets October 31, 1979 Wednesday – Rutgers Athletic Center Halloween in Piscataway is normally not described as a "treat," and that was no different in 1979.  The Celtics, however, dished out all the tricks to a New Jersey Nets team already in shambles, arriving at the Rutgers Athletic Center looking to keep pace … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game Nine vs. the Nets

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Patriots head into bye week, Celtics open 2012-13 season

The Patriots will head into the bye week coming off of their first complete 60-minute game of the season in their 45-7 win over the Rams in London. Tom Brady played his best game of the year, and the defense finally generated some pressure on the opposing quarterback by blitzing for the first time this … Continue reading Patriots head into bye week, Celtics open 2012-13 season

Patriots Secondary Again Embarassed in 45-7 Win Over Rams

The Patriots put together a dominating performance in London yesterday, smoking the Rams 45-7. The last two times the Patriots have faced a Jeff Fisher-coached squad the cumulative score is 104-7. When WBZ interrupted Patriots fifth quarter to go to Gov. Patrick's press conference for the hurricane, I flipped over to CSNNE, where Mike Felger, … Continue reading Patriots Secondary Again Embarassed in 45-7 Win Over Rams

From The PFW Archives – A Look at CBS’ 50th Anniversary of NFL Coverage

This column originally appeared in the October 27th, 2009 edition of Patriots Football Weekly. Some minor updates/additions are in this version. CBS Also Golden This Season By Bruce Allen When a couple celebrates their 50th wedding anniversary there is often a natural tendency to look back at the "glory days" of the past. In the … Continue reading From The PFW Archives – A Look at CBS’ 50th Anniversary of NFL Coverage

John Farrell Impresses In Introduction, Now Has Plenty Of Work To Get To

The Red Sox formally introduced John Farrell as their 46th manager in team history yesterday, and if there was one takeaway from the day - including the press conference and the numerous on-air and print interviews Farrell did - it is that he couldn't be more unlike his immediate predecessor. Speaking of which, Bobby Valentine … Continue reading John Farrell Impresses In Introduction, Now Has Plenty Of Work To Get To