Talk about sucking all the air out of the room. Tom Brady was a system quarterback and a great one. Coach Bill Belichick made the system work and will in the future. The new kid looks promising! Let’s give him a chance and move on. Enough already with TB12.
America is suffering from a chicken wing surplus thanks to stay-at-home orders that keep citizens out of the bars and restaurants they normally eat them in. Jacob Bogage details the problem in The Washington Post: The meat market just missed another holiday: March Madness. The NCAA basketball tournament is the second of two big annual […]
The Newport Daily News reports: “Rise & Shine! Today is March 26, the 86th day of the year — 280 days remain in 2020. On this day in 1979, Indiana State’s Larry Bird went head to head with Michigan State’s Earvin “Magic” Johnson for the NCAA championship. It was the highest-rated college basketball game in […]
The Daytona 500 got off to an awesome start thanks to the arrival of Air Force One and the opening lap by the presidential limo, known as “The Beast.” The NASCAR community continues to pray for Ryan Newman after his fiery crash at the finish as Denny Hamlin won his second straight Daytona. Michelle R. […]
Congratulations to Boston Bruins great Tim Thomas, one of my all-time favorites, on being inducted this week into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Thomas’ stingy goaltending was the reason the Bruins won the Stanley Cup in 2011. After the Bruins won, he refused to visit the Obama White House, turning him into a polarizing […]
Here’s some perspective as to how great legendary Bruins hockey player Bobby Orr was during his prime. “With the NHL more than one-third of the way through its season, young Oilers stars Connor McDavid (this is his age-23 season) and Leon Draisaitl (age-24 season) rank first and second in the league in points,” explains Kevin […]
In high school in the late 80s, my friends and I were part of the snowboarding revolution that Jake Burton was pioneering. I remember in my ski club taking a van full of skis, snowboards, and classmates to Canada. A 10-to-12-hour slog from Marion, MA to Quebec, a brutal drive. But it was all worth […]
Bobby Orr, the greatest Bruin, EVER, hit the Boston airwaves this week defending his one-time coach Don Cherry. Cherry, a staple of Hockey Night in Canada was fired for his comments on what he viewed as a decline in respect by Canadians for not wearing poppies on Remembrance Day in honor of vets and those […]
Chad Finn explains the fall of America’s premier sports magazine at The Boston Globe, writing: The last thing I want to do in this space is eulogize something once transcendent that theoretically still exists. Good people and extraordinary journalists remain at Sports Illustrated even after Thursday’s gross, Thanos-like corporate bloodletting that reportedly wiped out half […]
The Newport Folk Festival is this weekend. We were out on the Tom Sawyer last night and could see the tents and stages set up at Fort Adams. You can check out the lineup here. Originally posted on Your Survival Guy.