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Patriots 1st Preseason Game Thoughts

Entering Friday Night’s firsts Patriots Pre-season game against the Philadelphia Eagles there were a good amount of questions with the most obvious being the new receiving corps. However, Patriots fans finally had a chance to take a look at Ryan Mallet, Tim Tebow and the running game.

Let’s Go: Patriots Open Up Preseason with 7-6 Victory over New Orleans

After months of updates, signings, and analysis, the New England opened up the 2012 campaign last night, squeaking past the New Orleans Saints 7-6 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The game was sloppily played, marred by turnovers, and inundated with mistakes.  There were a total of four turnovers (two from each squad), and 15 […]

Pats Fall to Giants 18-17 in Preseason Finale

Despite an early 7-0 lead 20 seconds into the contest, the New England Patriots fell to the New York Giants, 18-17, in the final preseason tune up on Thursday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Starters Play Well Head Coach Bill Belichick played the fourth preseason game differently than past years. On Thursday, Patriots fans were […]

Patriots Torched in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

After opening the preseason with a pair of dominating efforts, the New England Patriots were humbled on Saturday night, falling 34-10 to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Quarterbacks Struggle Quarterback Tom Brady struggled after being pressured and rushed by the Lions defensive line throughout, causing him to miss throws and receivers that […]

Patriots’ Starters Cruise in 31-14 Win Over Tampa

The New England Patriots continued to look impressive in this 2011 preseason, easily dispatching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-14 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The team jumped out to an early 21-0 first-quarter lead, reaching the endzone on each of the offense’s first three possessions. The defense matched the effort, sacking Tampa starting […]

Pats Open Preseason with 47-12 Win over Jacksonville

The New England Patriots began the 2011 preseason in blowout fashion last night, besting the Jacksonville Jaguars 47-12 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Jacksonville jumped out to an early 6-0 lead halfway through the first quarter, but both the offense and defense clamped down en route to the Patriots’ decisive victory. New England outscored the […]

Bruins Lose Again to Capitals Ahead of Trip Overseas

Perhaps the Bruins already had their sights set for Belfast, because they sure played like it on Wednesday night against the Capitals. The Caps were without Alex Ovechkin and Mike Knuble, but that was no problem for Niklas Backstrom, who finished with two goals to lead Washington to a 4-1 win in the TD Garden. […]

Brown Kicks Game-Winning Field Goal as Rams win in Foxboro

The old guard (though not as old as, say, that fellow over in Minnesota) took on the new guard Thursday night at Gillette Stadium. For the 2-0 New England Patriots: Tom Brady, entering his eleventh season, holder of records, winner of MVPs and Super Bowls alike. For the 1-1 St. Louis Rams: Sam Bradford, the […]

Bruins 2009 Preseason Schedule

Friday morning, the Bruins released their plans for September, as eight preseason match-ups were unveiled to kick off the 2009-10 season. The schedule features two Saturday afternoon games at the newly renamed TD Garden. Sept. 15 — vs. Rangers at Madison Square Garden, 7 p.m. Sept. 16 — vs. Toronto at Air Canada Centre, 7 […]

10 Reasons…Why the Celtics Lost in New Jersey

This is another installment of 10 Reasons… to add a different spin to each Celtics win or loss this season. Nets (3-1) defeat Celtics (3-3), 82-71 Box Score from NBA.com 10. Kendrick Perkins sat out again with what is being reported as a tightness in his left hamstring. This could become a lot worse if […]

10 Reasons…Why the Celtics Lost to the Knicks

This is the first installment of 10 Reasons… to add a different spin to each Celtics win or loss this season. Knicks (3-2) beat Celtics (3-2), 94-87 Box Score from NBA.com 10. Kendrick Perkins did not play. He’s gonna be a big part of the team this season, and in his place was Brian Scalibrine. […]

Celtics Lose First Preseason Game

The Celtics did not remain perfect Saturday, falling to the Philadelphia 76ers 96-78. Their record drops to 3-1 (4-1 if you count the shortened game against the Nets) while the Sixers improved to 1-4. Two members of the Big Three, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, did not suit up for the game. In their absence, […]

Game Preview: Celtics-76ers (10/20)

Game Time: Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, on Comcast Sports Net The Celtics will look to move to a perfect 5-0 in preseason play when they square off against division rival Philadelphia 76ers Saturday Night in Connecticut. The C’s should be well-rested considering they played a […]

Celtics Win Shortended Game, 36-33

The Celtics’ fourth preseason game was unlike any of the previous three. They led a close game 36-33 at the half. The score remained that due to the game’s cancellation because of a damp court from melting ice beneath the floor. Worcester’s DCU Center is mainly used as a minor league and college hockey arena. […]

Celtics Dominate Knicks in 40-point Blowout

Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen each played their first games in the TD BankNorth Garden for their new teams, helping the Celtics (3-0) defeat the Knicks (2-1) 101-61 last night in Boston. Captain Paul Pierce had a game-high 22 points, while Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett contributed 14 and 13 points, respectively. The game was […]