So much has been made of Tom Brady’s new do. The first time I saw him on a Comcast commercial, I did a double-take. “Wait, was that just Tom Brady?” I asked. It was. He has been compared to Justin Bieber and mocked relentlessly by the media during this season. What would Brady look like [...]
NY Jet’s head coach Rex Ryan compared himself to Tom Brady this morning. Leading up to the highly anticipated match up between the Pats and the Jets next Monday, Rex had a little fun. He said, “I never realized how similar that I am to Tom Brady, I mean, the obvious physical appearance would be [...]
Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss is in a new commercial, for Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold’s campaign. Feingold compares excessive touchdown celebrations, including when Moss pretended to moon Packer fans, to Washington lobbyists. Of course, the NFL wants Feingold to remove the Moss clip. Personally, I don’t think the metaphor works. It’s Feingold’s way to subtly [...]
JLoad and Becs go over the big Red Sox signings, the Celtics hot streak, and the Jaguars’ mascot fail.
This piece originally aired as the Sports Rundown, which can be heard every Saturday at noon.
Yesterday, the Red Sox picked up pitcher Ramon Ramirez from the Tampa Bay Rays off of waivers. The 27 year old appeared went 0-0 with a 3.65 ERA in 11 games for the Cincinnati Reds last season. Right after the season, the Rays claimed his off waivers, but released him earlier this month.
This means the [...]
It’s the Red Sox offseason. Most people are talking about recent acquisition Marco Scutaro and hoping that he will finally solve the Sox shortshop issues. Others are focused on the bullpen, which seems a little empty now that Billy Wagner and Takashi Saito are gone. Few are talking about the Sox new firstbase coach, Ron [...]
Sports and music go together. If you go to almost any sports event in some kind of arena, there is music to pump up the fans and get the mood right.
Some songs just evoke memories of sports games, whether it’s Queen’s “We are the Champions,” AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” or even Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, which is played [...]
Doug Barron has become the first golfer suspended in violation of the PGA’s performance enhancing drug policy. He is out for 1 year.
Barron, 40, has played in only 4 tournaments this year on the developmental Nationwide Tour and once on the PGA, where he failed to make the cut.
Barron had many health issues, so it [...]
As the college basketball season approaches, the URI Rams and PC Friars each have some of the easiest schedules in their conference based on which conference team they play a second time.
Based on the Big East coach’ poll, the Friars have a light schedule. They face Syracuse (picked 6th), Marquette (12th) and South Florida (14th), [...]
Jeff Larentowicz’s 79th minute free kick led the Revs to a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew and a playoff berth. This is their 8th straight playoff appearance, marking MLS’ longest active playoff streak, as well as the longest streak among Boston’ professional sports.
After last night’s results, all of which went New England’s way, the [...]