Google Trends Tracks Boston Sports Searches in ’08

Got this information in an email from a BSMW reader at Google: Last week we released our 2008 Google Zeitgeist, a microsite detailing the most popular searches and topics from the past year in the U.S. and worldwide: http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/zeitgeist/index.html But what does that mean for Boston sports? As I and a bunch of other Googlers … Continue reading Google Trends Tracks Boston Sports Searches in ’08

Lest We Forget

How sweet is THAT? A few random, rambling thoughts: The Kevin Garnett/Bill Russell exchange following the game had me tearing up even while chills were running down my spine. Quite a weird sensation, but it's one I wouldn't mind having a few more times in my lifetime. Garnett's hanging in the air, one handed line … Continue reading Lest We Forget

Why Spygate Is The Most Disgraceful Episode In Recent Sports Media History

Lets get this out of the way first -Bill Belichick and the Patriots broke the rules. There is no disputing that. They were punished for it. Yes, I'm trying to put this all behind me, but I think it's important to review just how disgraceful the behaviour of national media was during this whole episode, and attempt … Continue reading Why Spygate Is The Most Disgraceful Episode In Recent Sports Media History

Herald, Massarotti Continue Alienation of Readers

There will be no approval ratings today. Instead, we're going with this analysis of the Boston Herald's ongoing apology. Has the Boston Herald been carefully orchestrating this whole walkthrough apology in order to generate the most attention (and revenue)? It would appear so. Yes, I certainly wanted more from the paper than simply the statement that … Continue reading Herald, Massarotti Continue Alienation of Readers

Boston Herald Apologizes To Patriots – Is It Enough?

After yesterday's testimony by Matt Walsh to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the Boston Herald has issued an apology for their erroneous story the day before the Super Bowl which said that the Patriots taped the St Louis Rams walkthrough the day before Super Bowl XXXVI. The story caused a nation-wide furor which has continued since … Continue reading Boston Herald Apologizes To Patriots – Is It Enough?