This information came courtesy of AT&T: Hockey playoffs are underway! Fans everywhere—Boston included—are cheering on their favorite teams, and we know that they are doing so with their smartphones in hand. Boston fans are using their smartphones to share their most memorable experiences– from slap shots to shootouts. That’s why AT&T worked to ensure the … Continue reading Bruins Fans Busy With Their Phones At TD Garden
Last winter, I had interviewed Neil Hornsby, founder of Pro Football Focus for a piece with Patriots Football Weekly. That column never ran. Here is the raw material from the session I did with Hornsby: First, PFF has become really big in Boston. Just about all of the major outlets here have used statistics or … Continue reading Pro Football Focus Interview With BSMW
They are both among the longest-tenured head coaches in their respective leagues. They have both won conference and league championships. They both seemingly manage to get more out of their teams than the roster talent would indicate. But when it comes to dealing with the media, Bill Belichick and Doc Rivers could not be more … Continue reading Examining How Bill Belchick and Doc Rivers Talk With The Media About Injuries
Much like the Patriots season, the performance of the media covering the team this season was marked by highs and lows. For the most part, the day-to-day coverage from the beat reporters was solid. It's a veteran group, who understand how things work down in Foxborough, and have learned to make the best of what … Continue reading Season Ending Patriots Media Thoughts
This column originally appeared in the November 25th, 2009 issue of Patriots Football Weekly. Visser no stranger to Pats success By Bruce Allen "Hi, I'm Lesley Visser, I know Will McDonough." With those eight words, Lesley Visser, the longtime CBS sportscaster voted this past summer as the No. 1 Female Sportscaster of All-Time, would approach … Continue reading From The PFW Archives – An Interview With Lesley Visser
While there has been plenty of praise for the recent two-part NFL Films documentary on Patriots coach Bill Belichick, there has also been a few pockets of criticism, mainly because two of the biggest events from that 2009 season are not detailed in the film. The preseason trade of Richard Seymour to the Raiders, a … Continue reading Why Were The Seymour Trade and “LateGate” Not Detailed in Belichick Film?
Chad Finn at the Boston Globe reports tonight that NESN Daily host Jade McCarthy has given her two week notice and will leave the network at the end of the month. According to Finn's story, McCarthy's husband has found a job in Philadelphia and they will move soon. Finn writes that McCarthy is seven months … Continue reading Jade McCarthy Is Leaving NESN