Mike Reiss, the beat Patriots blogger for Boston.com for the past four years, will now officially be joining the new ESPNBoston.com when the site launches Monday. He officially said goodbye Friday on his Reiss’s Pieces blog on Boston.com. As the transition is made from “Reiss’s Pieces” to “Extra Points”, this is one final goodbye from […]
According to the Boston Herald, retired Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi has reportedly signed on to be an in-studio NFL analyst with ESPN. Bruschi will be used on NFL Live and Sportscenter broadcasts, and may participate in interactive chats for the new ESPN-Boston website, which will start up soon. It looks as if Spygate (remember that!?!?) did […]
I can hear the figureheads at ESPN celebrating now, as their prodigal son hath returneth! Of course, I’m talking about Brett Favre, who again decided to postpone his retirement for one more season, one more big fat paycheck ($10-12 million), and one more chance at inflating an already huge ego. Pending a physical (which I’m […]
Apparently NFL commissioner Roger Goodell firmly believes in a new saying: “If it ain’t broke, fix it.” The “let me change everything” commissioner was at it again Thursday. Goodell announced that the NFL Draft, a sacred holiday to all die hard football fans, will be moved to prime time. What does this mean for us? […]
Well it’s nice to be back after a short hiatus, and boy did things ever blow up in the sports world during it. I’d like to thank Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and a whole cast of others for giving me quite the range of items to discuss my thoughts on, and all revolve around one item: […]
In sitting down with ESPN’s Peter Gammons, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted Monday to using performance-enhancing drugs. In 2007, he lied to Katie Couric on 60 Minutes about his past steroid use.
There never ceases to be drama around Manny Ramirez. The newest revelation is that after Manny refused to play two games, the Boston Red Sox had drafted up and submitted an official letter of intent to suspend Ramirez. We already knew of the displeasure that had been in the organization because Manny refused to play […]
In a fascinating look at how ESPN and it’s many formats have dealt with Spygate, ESPN Ombudsman (basically a fact checker/someone who works for the company but looks for problems within said company) Le Anne Schreiber has a lengthy piece on ESPN.com; revealing a lot of things that the public already knows about but points […]