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The show must go on

April 20, 2017

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...

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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 Boston Marathon participants from 99 different countries.  They took their marks for...

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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 Night, Brady took a question from a 9 year old boy...

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No harm – No foul on Horford

November 29, 2016

Boston Celtics big man Al Horford  took some heat for missing a game against Miami.  Horford was given the night off to be with his wife Amelia Vega  for  the birth of their second child.   Comcast Sports New England host Michael...

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Tom Brady had plenty on his plate over the weekend.  Playing football in his own backyard for the first time in 17 years meant making time for family, friends, former teammates, and coaches.  Ultimately delivering a 30-17...

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Sports and politics- I vote no

November 10, 2016

Separation of church and state should now apply to sports and politics.  Our constitution here in America is a good one. Freedom of choice, freedom of speech, and the right to remain silent. Patriots coach Bill...

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The most memorable snapshot of the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships was that of  Ashley Wagner on her backside laughing her butt off. Wiping out at center ice during the biggest figure skating event of the...

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  Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels thought he was getting a VIP pass to the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and ended up with nothing.  Deadspin reports that Hamels is suing the entertainment agency that was to issue tickets...

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Peyton Manning was the “big story” for the weeks of hype leading up to Super Bowl 50.  In the end the 39 year old Denver quarterback was more of a footnote.  Manning did enough.  He did not...

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Manning versus Newton. Old war horse vs young buck.   Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is 39 years old.  Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton is 26.  Manning was 13 when Cam Newton was born. Both quarterbacks were number one draft picks....

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