I made the mistake of reading Ron Borges' piece in The Boston Herald Wednesday. It's called "Borges: A one-sided conversation over breakfast with Bill Belichick," and I'm linking to it here, with the warning that it could cause severe agitation. This column makes me despondent. Borges used to write for The Boston Globe, which had the … Continue reading Why Is Ron Borges In Phoenix?
Plagiarist Ruins Perfectly Good Rolling Stone Feature
Why'd you do it, Rolling Stone? After already angering much of Boston last month with the cover story on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the magazine this time ruins an otherwise sterling feature on Aaron Hernandez by allowing plagiarist Ron Borges to sully the work of writer Paul Solotaroff. While Joe Sullivan was having his Boston Globe writers … Continue reading Plagiarist Ruins Perfectly Good Rolling Stone Feature
Correction On Ron Borges
Yesterday, I wrote that Mr. Ron Borges ate dinner at Drew Bledsoe's house, based on this tweet from Bledsoe: “@johnpumatang: @doublebackwine did Ron Borges ever eat dinner at your house?Him and Pete Sheppard we arguing about it on WEEI”Yes. — Drew Bledsoe (@doublebackwine) November 28, 2012 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis claim has since been clarified by Bledsoe: @ronborges … Continue reading Correction On Ron Borges
Ron Borges Caught In Another Lie, Mazz Making Stuff Up, and Peter King’s Laughable Rationalization
Just another day in the world of the Boston sports media. In the morning, we had Pete Sheppard taking on Ron Borges on the Dennis and Callahan Morning Show. Borges, as usual sounded like a raving madman, screaming, yelling and cursing on the air- getting bleeped out, shouting down any accusations or points made against … Continue reading Ron Borges Caught In Another Lie, Mazz Making Stuff Up, and Peter King’s Laughable Rationalization
Prescient Ron Borges on Cunningham?
Patriots defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham was suspended today for four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. In his report card following the season-opener against the Titans, Ron Borges wrote: Jermaine Cunningham, now mysteriously bulked up, doubled his career sack total with one and at times slid inside to DT, providing a distinct … Continue reading Prescient Ron Borges on Cunningham?
At Last, Some Reason…
Tom E. Curran shows a little sanity when talking Patriots and putting the "team of the decade" comparisons with the Colts in perspective. He notes that some of his colleagues are letting their facts get a little fuzzy when it comes to this topic. You may recall the other day when Ron Borges, twisting the … Continue reading At Last, Some Reason…
#4 Plagiarism Scandals
The decade was rocked by two major plagiarism scandals involving newspaper sports reporters in Boston. In February, 2005, the Patriots were in Jacksonville, getting ready for their third Super Bowl of the decade. Ken Powers was covering the team for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, when we learned on the morning of February 2nd, that he … Continue reading #4 Plagiarism Scandals
Ron Borges Knocks Out Competition at Boxing Writing Awards
Ron Borges of the Boston Herald (still seems weird to write that) will receive recognition for some of his work writing about the sport of boxing this Friday night from the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). The Eye on Sports Media has more on the awards, which will be broadcast live on the internet starting at … Continue reading Ron Borges Knocks Out Competition at Boxing Writing Awards
Update on Worst Boston Sports Column Voting
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
Bruins Ruin Glen Wesley Night in Raleigh
It was Glen Wesley night in Raleigh, as the Hurricanes honored the former Carolina (and Bruins) defenseman for his many years of on-ice service to the organization. The Bruins then went out beat the 'Canes, 5-1 behind three goals late in the third period, including one from Patrice Bergeron, who is finally showing some signs … Continue reading Bruins Ruin Glen Wesley Night in Raleigh