A major source of frustration for me has been the national media's refusal criticize the NFL for their handling of deflategate and burying their head in the sand over the corruption of the owners, and the criminal thievery of the Patriots first round pick next month. Because it is the Patriots, no one cares if … Continue reading Series: 56 Lies The NFL Told During Deflategate
Yesterday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke at the NFL Owners meetings and revealed that he had sent a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting to have the Patriots draft picks restored. That's all well and good. A little passive for the masses, but at least it was something. Then he had to say Putting personal … Continue reading Robert Kraft’s Support For Goodell Continues To Anger
Every year, hundreds of NFL draft hopefuls get invited to the league's combine for testing and interviews. Every year, hundreds more are forced to show what they can do at their college pro days. Every year, we keep track of the best pro day performances and compare them to what the combine invitees had to … Continue reading 2016 Combine Snubs Who Showed ‘Em, Part I
Just another Friday wondering when Brad Stevens is going to unleash Jordan Mickey on the NBA. Have you made your choice yet? Apparently, you're only allowed to root for the Bruins OR the Celtics. You can't do both. You have to adore the one and despise the other. The voice of Boston sports has spoken. … Continue reading How Long Until Opening Day???
With the news on Friday about CSNNE's Jessica Moran quitting her job with the network due to rumors about her relationship with Red Sox manager John Farrell, it is perhaps time to wonder what sort of policies are in place on Yawkey Way about this sort of thing. Former GM Ben Cherington was previously married … Continue reading The Red Sox and Relationships With The Media
It's March, and while there will be Madness later this month, for local sports shock talkers, it's a slow time right now. They can only insult Hanley Ramirez in so many ways, they can only insinuate that Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens have blown the season and deserve more heat than the Bruins a limited … Continue reading March comes in like a lion…
Welcome to the second part in our ongoing 2016 Patriots pre-draft series. In our first "That Guy" column of the year, we reviewed the Senior Bowl (as well as the East-West Shrine Game and the NFL Players' Association Bowl) in search of candidates who fit New England's draft profiles. Now, after the NFL combine, we … Continue reading Patriots’ “That Guy” 2016 NFL Combine Edition