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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 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Obama Must Not Be Great GM in Fantasy Baseball

1. Cliff “Robertson” Notes: * Red Sox are 0-3 with Stephen Drew on the roster * If Kevin Love doesn’t come here – could this weekend been playing with us * The last 40 seconds in the first game of NHL Stanley Cup was electric * Horse racing is desperate for a Triple Crown 2. […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox Hot, Weather Better – June is Here

1. Cliff “Branch” notes: * Go Spurs * Phil Mickelson and Gordon Gecco – Blue Horseshoe * Kevin Love in town – get Rick Roby’s shirt out of the attic * There was a funny car race, NASCAR and formula one race on all at the same time Sunday * Pawtucket is in last place […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: I Love New York

I have four excellent value Red Sox tickets in third base area for $125 donated for the Blanket Fund – July 1st versus Cubs – who wants them? 1. Cliff “Clavin” Notes * Triple Crown possibility this week – there were three in the 30’s / 4 in the 40’s / 3 in the 70’s (Affirmed the last) […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Tell Your Boss I Said You Could Have Monday Off!

1. Cliff Notes: * Long weekend * NBA anyone but Miami / NHL anyone but Montreal * Can’t wait for World Cup – USA don’t win a game – I’m picking Germany * At least Rory McIllroy didn’t make Caroline Wozniacki lick the envelopes like George Constanza 2. Red Sox Stuff: * Grady Sizemore and […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox and Plastic Flowers Stink

1. Cliff Notes: * Ben and Larry and John and the gang now have to come to the grips that they have an average staff and average lineup and either change it right now or by the trade deadline it will be too late – Trading Lester and Swihart will change this team for the next five […]