John takes an early look at the Patriots' chances this year.
It's table-turning time as Ian Rapoport is interviewed by Boston Sports Media Watch's Bruce Allen.
Why did Tom Brady have a rotten season? Why won't he be the same when he returns in August? According to Dan Shaughnessy, it's because he's gone soft. And he hasn't gone soft by sniffing wildflowers and professing his love for kittens in meter and rhyme; no, the real reason is because (and please make sure you're sitting down before your eyes behold the startling... Read more
The U.S. Marshal for Boston and a federal lawyer improperly arranged government motorcades for the two Fox blabcasters during the 2007 World Series, according to a report by the Justice Department's inspector general.
The report centers on Joseph Band, an attorney for the U.S. Marshal's office in Washington:
Our investigation revealed that Band attended the 2007 World Series games as a paid, part-time sports... Read more
NotErnie notes Gil Santos's retirement from WBZ, wishes he would retire from Patriots games as well:
... In the last few years, I have become increasingly frustrated at his inability to correctly name the down, distance or where on the field the ball is even marked. He's got a great voice and when he gets things right, he's tremendous. But he gets too much... Read more
Angela's all-Patriots Christmas tree is back up.