Celtics (30-10) vs. Knicks (22-22) January 9, 1980 Boston Garden The Celtics returned home to the Garden after a grueling two week road trip to face New York. Winners of five of their last six, the Knicks strode into Boston in search of their second win of the season against the Atlantic Division-leading Celtics. After … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 41 vs. the Knicks
The brave columnist from the Boston Globe went onto Houston sports radio to talk about his Sunday column...and turtled completely, telling the hosts he's not a football guy, he doesn't know a ton about football and saying "you got me" when confronted with specific parts of his column. Not really a surprise. Shank Goes Into … Continue reading Shaughnessy – “I don’t know a ton about football.”
Things didn't look so good for the Celtics when Monday afternoon they learned point guard Rajon Rondo would miss their game with the Knicks after being suspended one game by the NBA for making contact with a game official and failure to cooperate with a league investigation. The incident occurred in Saturday's win over Atlanta, but … Continue reading Rondo suspended, Celtics defeat Knicks
Arian Foster of the Texans has a new Twitter avatar.
The Patriots will play the Houston Texans this coming Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Because of the outcome of the previous meeting between the two clubs, there appear to be two camps on this one. Either the game will be a repeat of the first one, though perhaps not quite as decisive for the Patriots, or … Continue reading It’s 2010 All Over Again for Patriots. Or Not.
Celtics (30-9) vs. Spurs (20-21) January 5, 1980 The HemisFair Arena The Celtics fell to 0-2 in the HemisFair Arena with a loss to the San Antonio Spurs, falling 119-111. In front of the largest Spurs home crowd in the team's history, the C's squandered an 11-point fourth quarter lead, finishing 3-3 on their six … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 40 vs. the Spurs
Once again, Patriots fans have the luxury of sitting back on Wild Card weekend and watching the games stress-free. The Patriots will play one of three teams next Sunday afternoon: Houston, Baltimore or Indianapolis. Each has a ready-built week of storylines for talk radio next week. If it is Houston, expect to hear plenty of … Continue reading Wild Card Weekend, Will The Celtics Ever Turn It Around?
The Celtics are in trouble. The team continued their trend of looking out of sync on offense and not playing with the energy needed to win Wednesday night in their 93-83 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at TD Garden. Boston got Avery Bradley back from his off-season shoulder surgery, but he played only 20 minutes … Continue reading Celtics fall to Memphis for their fourth straight loss
Disclaimer: I fully realize the difficulties of contracts and moving people around, especially in this economy for bottom-line companies. I realize the actions below are highly unlikely to happen. But if talk show hosts can proclaim that it's time to get player X out of town, why can't we have the same exercise with media … Continue reading It’s Time For WEEI to Say Goodbye To Dennis and Callahan
Celtics (29-9) vs. Rockets (17-20) January 2, 1980 The Summit The Celtics finally put together two wins in a row during their six-game road trip, defeating the Rockets, 111-103, at the Summit in Houston. Cedric Maxwell led the C's with 29 points and 10 boards (5 offensive), and his defense was an essential factor in … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 39 vs. the Rockets