https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzKMcYCYIKM My one caveat on this video, is that the one "fact" isn't even fully confirmed. The original Chris Mortensen report looks shakier every day.
On the Dennis and Callahan show this morning they had former Patriots quarterback Hugh Millen on as a guest to talk about the Super Bowl matchup, as Millen is working in the Seattle as an analyst of the Seahawks and Washington Huskies. While they were discussing the inflation of the footballs, Millen dropped that he … Continue reading Hugh Millen Drops A Bomb. No One Reacts.
I woke up to a flat tire this morning, which was just great! So, I walked over to the local Dunkin’ Donuts (because I can’t afford to drop four dollars on Starbucks), and thought about a few things as I combed through my daily reads on my phone. Chief among these thoughts was whether or … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: The NFL Is Insane; 3 Best Deflategate Pieces To Date
There was a moment, Monday afternoon, when the media collectively shrugged. “I don’t know what to believe anymore,” conceded Michael Felger, host of the popular afternoon sports radio program “Felger & Mazz.” Ben Volin, who has penned stories with screeching headlines like “Bill Belichick throws Tom Brady under the bus” for the Boston Globe, sat … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Bob Kraft Lectured the Media, NFL For Faulty Reporting; Prompts More Hawt Sports Takes
Oh, hey there. So, it has been a while since I’ve written in this space, hasn’t it? Did I miss anything? Deflated balls, you say? OK. Well, then, I suppose now is as good as time as ever to BLOG IT UP on all things media and sports and the DID YOU ORDER THE CODE RED????? hysteria … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Dan Shaughnessy’s Beautiful Disaster Arrived Last Week, And It’s Glorious
Doesn't anyone want to talk football? - Bill Parcells. Apparently not this week, Bill. Most people would seemingly rather speculate on a topic in which not one single confirmable fact has been released. They'd rather use unconfirmed and unsubstantiated reports as a means to declare the reign of the greatest head coach and quarterback combination … Continue reading Media’s Legacy Is Forever Tarnished
We'll have more on the media coverage of the Patriots a bit later, but for now, a quick detour onto some actual football talk. By Chris Warner. After checking out three college All-Star games over the past three weekends, we're reviewing some players who may fit in at Foxboro. Because what else is there to … Continue reading College All-Stars From A Pats Perspective
So, at what point did you start believing this deflated football controversy? Were you home from an early Monday morning walk, expecting an easy MLK Day full of NFL highlights and entertaining Internet memes featuring various Patriots beating dead horses in Colts uniforms? Did you see the telltale question mark on the sports ticker, something … Continue reading Understanding Belichick (Or Not, Really)
Big Bad Bill Belichick. He really does bring out the absolute worst in the media. Things that would be ignored, or laughed off if they were done by any other team, result in hysterical, hair-on-fire denunciations if the Patriots are involved. He causes the media to become unable to think for themselves, and become subject … Continue reading Media Hypocrisy, Cowardice, Never Bigger Than When Patriots Are Involved.
So messing around with the inflation of the ball is something only cheating Bill Belicheat and the Cheatriots would do, right? This is from the Packers/Patriots game earlier this season. (h/t to @pedroiar for the link) Nantz: We talked to Rodgers about 'How do you like your football?' because you know, you can rub them up … Continue reading #DeflateGate is over. This Is The Smoking Gun.