It’s been a lost season for the Red Sox, but the same can’t be said for the Angels, who have beaten the Red Sox three straight times and are in first place in the AL West.

THe third win in this stretch, though, was very costly, as the team lost its best pitcher, Garret Richards to a freak knee injury:

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1. Cliff Notes:

* Red Sox playing out string

* Patriots countdown continues – they need to trade a QB

* English Premier League rolling

* Ice Bucket challenge keeps cruising

* Bowling under-rated

2. Red Sox:

* Game Times vs Houston: 3:19 / 3:46 / 3:50 / 3:11

* Nava since being recalled – 54-163 (.331)

* Pedroia since Shaughnessy article saying he was on the back nine 54-166 (.325)

* Boston has only stolen 38 bases this year and been caught 20 Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox vs. Paint Drying »

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Al Pacino, Paul Pierce

Say what you want about Al Pacino’s acting skills (OK, I will — his role in “Two For the Money” was trash. Pure garbage), but he picks some good company to hang out with.

Right Paul Pierce?

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Connelly’s Top Ten: Na-nu Na-nu

August 15, 2014 at 7:43am in Featured, Now!, Top Story

1. Cliff Notes:

* Three more summer weekends – where did it go

* Did Brady do the ice bucket challenge or just pour

* Pete Frates is turning into an American hero

* Enjoy every day!

2. Red Sox Hall of Fame: Nomar

* In 2003 he was on his way to be the greatest Red Sox ever

* He is an example of steroids ruining a Hall of Fame destiny

* His Rookie Year – 209 hits – 44 doubles / 11 triples / 30 HR

* He hit .365 in 1999 and 2000 combined Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: Na-nu Na-nu »

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Patriots take Ice Bucket Challenge

Accepting a challenge from Giants owner John Mara, coach Bill Belichick, owner Bob Kraft and the seemingly the entire Patriots team participated in the #IceBucketChallenge to raise money and awareness for ALS research.

Watch the video here:

Continue reading Video: Bill Belichick, Bob Kraft, Patriots do #IceBucketChallenge »

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Tuukka Rask

Tuuka Rask can literally stop shots fired out of a cannon. When Zdeno Chara, owner of the NHL’s hardest slap shot, is on your team this is exactly the type of hyperbole that one could expect to hear about Rask. But after a charity game in Finland some Boston fan may actually claim this to be true.

The video which can be seen below shows Rask stopping a shot from a military style cannon fired from the blue line. Chara’s hardest shot may clock in at a little over 108 mph but it must be just slightly more intimidating to stare down the barrel of a cannon before it’s about to fire. Continue reading Video: Tuukka Rask is More Invincible Than You Thought »

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In case you missed it this weekend, watch as NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hits and kills another driver, Kevin Ward Jr., on a dirt track in New York.

WARNING, this video may be disturbing to some.

What do you think of what happened?

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