Sports Media Musings: Manti Te’o & The Rise of Deadspin; Felger & Mazz Dance With Themselves

Girl: Do not try to bend the spoon, that’s impossible; only try to realize the truth. Neo: What truth? Girl: There is no spoon. -         The Matrix We generally try to stay relevant to the topic in this space. And college athletics is anything but relevant in the realm of Boston sports media. That said, … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Manti Te’o & The Rise of Deadspin; Felger & Mazz Dance With Themselves

The Obstructed View: Difficult Takes A Day; Impossible Takes A Week

In addition to my media notes, I'll be swinging by Wednesday afternoons to write a weekly column dealing with How We Think About Sports (or something), entitled "The Obstructed View." Think of it as an unfortunate tariff; and feel free to yell at me on Twitter about it (@Hadfield__) or email me at Hadfield.Ryan@gmail.com.  The transitory sphere … Continue reading The Obstructed View: Difficult Takes A Day; Impossible Takes A Week

Ho-Hum, Another AFC Title Game Appearance For The Patriots

The Patriots find themselves in their 7th AFC Championship game since the 2001 season, as they knocked off the Houston Texans 41-28 at Gillette Stadium yesterday. Thanks to the Baltimore Ravens and their 2OT victory in Denver on Saturday night, the AFC Championship will be right here in Foxboro, where the Ravens beat the Patriots … Continue reading Ho-Hum, Another AFC Title Game Appearance For The Patriots