We're approaching the third anniversary of the farce known as deflategate. If this was really a plot by the NFL owners to get back at the Patriots and level the playing field, how has that worked out? What's happened to some of the key players who went after the Patriots in that drama since then? Mike … Continue reading Deflategate – Where Are They Now?
While it may too soon for Patriots fans to be thinking about Super Bowl tickets, with today’s onsale of the first-ever “The Night Before” concert, there’s a lot more to do around Super Bowl weekend, whether or not your planning to attend the game. The show, which is co-produced by On Location Experiences and CBS … Continue reading With or without Patriots, there’s a lot to do at the Super Bowl
I won't pretend to understand why the Patriots made the decision to trade Jamie Collins. Yesterday's trade, which shocked and baffled fans and media is now in its second day of debate. The rants are predictable. The anger and confusion palpable, on Twitter; profane. Jamie Collins is a marvel to watch. He did things no … Continue reading So, That Jamie Collins Trade…
BSMW has been only sporadically updated for some time now. As I find less and less of the on-air sports media to be even remotely palatable, it is difficult for me to find the desire to write much about it. I toss around occasional ideas for revamping things here, but time is sparse. When the … Continue reading BSMW Status Update
While we wait for the Red Sox to start their first-round series with the Cleveland Indians tomorrow night, a few notes from a Patriots long-form rich Tuesday. No More Questions - We'll start with this impressive oral history of Bill Belichick from David Fleming at ESPN. This article will appear in next week's edition of ESPN … Continue reading Patriots Reading List
That was weird. It seems like only the Red Sox could suffer a crushing loss via a walk-off grand slam, and then go have a champagne celebration in the locker room over winning the division. I'm not condemning the celebration, they won the A.L. East (Thanks, Buck Showalter!) and deserve to celebrate that accomplishment, but … Continue reading The Most Red Sox Thing Ever
The Red Sox continue to cruise along, winning their seventh in a row last night, behind a resurgent Clay Buchholz. The magic number to win the division sits at six games with ten to play. It is always satisfying to see cocksure loudmouths have to eat their words when it comes to the local teams, … Continue reading Streaking Sox, Underdog Pats