ESPN's Chris Mortensen was scheduled to appear on this morning's Dennis and Callahan/Minihane show, but cancelled in the wee hours of the morning. WEEI said that Mortensen sent in the following message: “You guys made a mistake by drumming up business for the show and how I would address my reporting for the first time, … Continue reading Chris Mortensen Bails On WEEI Appearance
A Reminder About John “Rollo” Tomase…
"Rollo Tomasi's the reason I became a cop. I wanted to catch the guys who thought they could get away with it. It was supposed to be about justice." - Ed Exley (Guy Pearce), "LA Confidential" This is the lede question in Peter King's Mailbag today: WHERE’S BELICHICK’S SUSPENSION? With all the recent talk of … Continue reading A Reminder About John “Rollo” Tomase…
The Flat Balls Society
By Dan Snapp Peter King in successive weeks: July 13th: “My best guess: Officials will chart the weights of all footballs before the game, then spot-check some at halftime and after the game.” July 20th: “Basically, depending on which physics expert you believe, it’s either a stretch to think the Patriots’ footballs deflated as much as … Continue reading The Flat Balls Society
Lies, Damn Lies, and NFL Leaks
The NFL has controlled the flow of information since the start of this whole Tom Brady football psi nightmare. Through their media leaks and through the Wells Investigation, the NFL has systematically manipulated matters to lead the public towards one conclusion: Tom Brady - perhaps the face of the league, the posterboy for what the … Continue reading Lies, Damn Lies, and NFL Leaks
My Offer Is Nothing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPmTp9up26w Roger Goodell: I want your answer and the money by noon tomorrow. And one more thing. Don't you contact me again, ever. From now on, you deal with Vincent. Tom Brady: Commissioner? You can have my answer now, if you like. My final offer is this: nothing. Not even the fine for non-cooperation, which … Continue reading My Offer Is Nothing
The Character of Chris Mortensen
Guest post from Mike Walsh. Wondering when Roger Goodell will air the next episode in the league office’s embarrassing DeflateGate drama pales in comparison to wondering when the Chris Mortensen character will make another cameo, especially since he may have played the biggest role in this entire affair. This stupid story has been going on … Continue reading The Character of Chris Mortensen
That Song By Queen And David Bowie
Come on. You know what song I'm talking about. As Roger Goodell and his NFL ilk try to figure out the ruling on Tom Brady's appeal with the smallest amount of P.R. damage, it's time to bring up the one aspect of this foolishness that hasn't been called into question: The NFL has to ditch … Continue reading That Song By Queen And David Bowie
Sox Ready For Second Half Surge?
The Red Sox begin the post-All Star break portion of their schedule tonight in Anaheim. Pawtucket Red Sox play-by-play voice Josh Maurer will call the games for NESN in this series and the following one in Houston, as Don Orsillo is on his scheduled (mandated) in-season break. Red Sox Beat: A look at 5 guesses … Continue reading Sox Ready For Second Half Surge?
WHERE IS ROGER????
The old Fenway Park taunt of Roger Clemens seems appropriate here as we await NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling on the appeal of Tom Brady. The rumblings have been that Goodell could issue his ruling today, which would be just perfect for Goodell, as this is the so-called "deadest day in sports" and Roger can … Continue reading WHERE IS ROGER????
Wednesday In July
A scattering of observations, thoughts and opinion for a week many people are on vacation... The Red Sox are continuing to creep back to respectability, though that could all go out the window in the next few days as Rick Porcello takes the mound tonight, and then the AL East-leading Yankees come to town for … Continue reading Wednesday In July