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  • 01 2017 November

    Top 10 reasons Patriot Nation will miss Jimmy Garopollo

    When the Patriots announced the trade of Jimmy Garopollo earlier this week we learned two things. First: The team has total confidence that 40 year old Tom Brady can play at peak performance for at least three more years. Second:  Garopollo has a great chance of becoming the next...

  • 03 2017 August

    Tom Brady, baby goats, birthdays, and a bold prediction

    Ten years ago today Tom Brady held his weekly press conference on the middle of the field at Gillette Stadium.  I remember that location because it’s unusual for the Patriots to practice in the stadium, not to mention allowing the media on the field for a player...

  • 27 2017 July

    Posing nude, dancing with the stars, a trip to China – how NFL players spent their off season

    Today marks the day that the players will report for pre-season fresh and ready for go-time (Shoutout to all my fellow Patriots fans!). As we gear up for football season, it’s time to check out how some players spent their off-season. While players recover from all...

  • 06 2017 June

    Carrie Underwood puts husband’s birthday gift on hold

    Carrie Underwood, all 5 foot 3 inches of her, stood tall in the NBC broadcast booth last night.  The reigning queen of country music is ‘married to the sport,’ and offered up some interesting commentary during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Underwood is the wife of  Nashville...

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    20 2017 April

    The show must go on

    Wednesday morning, Isaiah Thomas boarded a plane to Tacoma, Washington with a heavy heart and his team in a hole.  Chyna Thomas died in a single car accident the day the Celtics began a five game series with the Bulls. Teammate Avery Bradley delivered the devastating news to Isaiah at court side, with an...

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When the Patriots announced the trade of Jimmy Garopollo earlier this week we learned two things. First: The team has total confidence that 40 year old Tom...

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The show must go on

April 20, 2017

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Today marks the day that the players will report for pre-season fresh and ready for go-time (Shoutout to all my fellow Patriots fans!). As we...

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Carrie Underwood, all 5 foot 3 inches of her, stood tall in the NBC broadcast booth last night.  The reigning queen of country music is ‘married to...

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From my perch on the announcers stand at the starting line in Hopkinton, I could see all of them.  Every one of the 30,000...

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Twice in two days Tom Brady has been close to tears, and both times it’s been when he’s talked about family. On Monday’s Super Bowl Media...

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