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Connelly’s Top Ten: Baseball Boring, Grown Ups 2 Downfall of American Empire

1. Cliff Notes: * Four weeks to Labor Day / Less than five months to Christmas * Five weeks to Patriots first game * Hernandez and Boston bomber trials coming soon * Bruins are going to be wicked average * 109,000 for soccer in Ann Arbor * Tiger Woods was 12-1 to win the PGA […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Trade Deadline Fun, Top of Boston Area, Left Field Mashers

1. Cliff Notes: * Can you believe it’s August? * Greatest Trade Deadline ever * Is Danny Ainge really going to do nothing? * Does Drew get booed out of the park? 2. Red Sox Trade: I give them a B (no top 25 prospects and I think Cepedes is overrated) Jon Lester John Lackey […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Koufax Vs. Gibson / Post 20 K / Legos

1. Cliff Notes: * Good that Red Sox are struggling so they aren’t fooled into being buyers this week * Is Brady facing Revis every day like a lefty hitter facing a drop down lefty batting practice pitcher – could it create bad habits? * I bet Lucic uses cruise control a lot on his […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Weekend Here Again

1. Red Sox * Do you let De La Rosa give up 7 runs and stay out there? * The Red Sox keep showing this is not their year * In six games Vazquez – allowed only two stolen bases / one caught stealing * Price has no hitter on his mind 2. Patriots * […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox Cooking

1. British Open: * If Tiger has no chance on Sunday – should he wear red? * 64 year old Tom Watson beat Tiger on Sunday 68 to 75 * Garcia wants to know why he can’t win majors – how about being short on putts on 16 and 17 on Sunday * Ricky Fowler […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Weekend!

1. Cliff Notes: * Seven summer weekends left – enjoy * Tom Brady soon to take the field again – life is good * No soccer, no College World Series, Red Sox stink – August 30th Ohio State – Navy! * They should have a charity competition to see how many slap shots Bobby Schumatz […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: All-Star Game Week… Time to go to Movies

1. Cliff Notes: * Tiger Woods is second in odds in Vegas to win the British Open * Brilliant no lose move by Lebron and he picks up $21mm a year * Tour de France – 90% juice? 2. World Cup: I was right (I never get to say it so….) * You will be […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Surf’s Up!

1. Cliff Notes: * Weekend is here – old beer list Schlitz, Narraganset, * There is not one Sox other than Pedroia I wouldn’t trade * Rumors of Tiger’s PED use starting to be heard * Imagine the level you must lower yourself to beg these NBA stars to come to your team? * I […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Back To Work We Go

1. Cliff Notes: * Beautiful weekend – 4th of July a celebration of the greatest country known to man * Patriots camp around the corner * Can golf be any more boring without Tiger * Wimbledon proved yet again that the server has too much an advantage with the rackets built as they are 2. World […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Tim Howard Heroic Efforts Not Enough in Classic

1. Game Stuff: * Amazing, amazing sporting event – almost broke my clicker, hand and TV – tantalizing, agonizing, what sports are all about – the ultimate in competition * An indication of the respect FIFA has for USA – they were put in the Group of Death and had to travel more than any […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: World Cup Drama Versus Red Sox Marathons

1. Cliff Notes: * Shaughnessey’s article has inspired Pedroia * Can you believe its 4th of July week * How about a TV reality show where the best World Cup soccer floppers compete in a diving competition against Subban * After World Cup what am I going to do – watch poker or WNBA? 2. […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Knockout Round Will be Exciting

1. Cliff Notes: * Like every draft – over hyped bore * Red Sox stink – please unload players now * We are desperate for Patriots training camp 2. World Cup: * If Uruguay loses Suarez family better be careful * Germany could have won that game 5-0 * Michael Bradley should be disgusted with […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bradley Kicks Away America’s Greatest Win (Soccer)

1. Cliff Notes: * Beautiful weekend * With a name like Brock you have to be good * NBA Draft coming up 2. World Cup: * Michael Bradley loses ball and invite to 16

Connelly’s Top Ten: Everybody’s Working For the Weekend

1. Cliff Notes: * Red Sox on west coast – used to love to listen to Ned Martin on the radio * World Cup America on Sunday – should be fun against an overrated Portugal team * No playoff hockey – ugh 2. World Cup: * Its not the amount of diving that astounds me […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Great Sports Weekend

1. Cliff Notes: * Amazing Weekend for Sports – College World Series, World Cup, NBA Finals (who cares), NHL Stanley Cup, US Open, * The only difference between Stephen Drew & Scott Boras and Bonnie & Clyde – direct deposit 2. World Cup: * Early dive by Brazil and awarded penalty kick is the last […]