Thanks to reader Kevin for pointing this out. Dan Shaughnessy on December 11th: ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski, who watches more film than Martin Scorsese, says he has observed Patriot players loafing on defense. Dollars to doughnuts he’s talking about Thomas. Dan Shaughnessy today: So we have Pa Brady joining the chorus line of Moss defenders, … Continue reading Which Is It?
In a post by Chad Finn on the Boston.com Extra Points blog, the following "Editor's note" appears: Through a content-sharing partnership with Sports Illustrated and SI.com, occasional articles and information from the magazine and its website will be used on Boston.com. The partnership begins today with some Patriots-related insight from Peter King's popular "Monday Morning Quarterback" … Continue reading “Content Sharing” Agreement Between Boston.com and SI.com
If you didn't read Bob Hohler's column this morning - Really big news - I highly recommend that you do so. The article looks at some of the media pressure that the Red Sox had to overcome en route to winning the 2004 World Series. It seems that much of that "media pressure" came from an … Continue reading Was Jonny Miller a bigger “Curse” Pusher than Shaughnessy?
After 500 votes, the Ron Borges draft column from 2001 is the leader in the clubhouse for worst Boston sports column in recent memory. Borges' mocking the Patriots drafting of Richard Seymour and Matt Light over such NFL luminaries such as Koren Robinson and Robert Ferguson currently has 29% of the vote. Three other columns … Continue reading Update on Worst Boston Sports Column Voting
Three columns to check out over lunch: Curt Schilling goes after Dan Shaughnessy. Again. With great effectiveness. Gary Andrew Poole with the Columbia Journalism Review has a very interesting piece on how sports writing can recapture its relevance. Eric Dorval makes the case for Jim Rice's Hall of Fame candidacy on Examiner.com And a NESN note: This Friday … Continue reading Three Lunchtime Quick Links
Yeah, that was Dan Shaughnessy on the 6:30 edition of CSN's Sports Tonight program last night. As Gary Tanguay explained in his blog yesterday, CSN's partnership with the Boston Herald (they were a sponsor of New England Sports Tonight) has expired, and that partnership was what had kept Globe writers off the show. Tanguay says that Tony … Continue reading Globies Back on CSN, The Genius Of Manny
A little internecine warfare among the “cartel” this morning. While some have suggested that Vince McMahon might be behind this battle, Dan Shaughnessy comes out swinging today regarding the Red Sox relatively late postponement of Tuesday night’s game versus the Yankees. Dennis & Callahan picked up on the theme in their relatively aggressive interview with … Continue reading Cartel or No Cartel. That is the Question.