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Connelly’s Top Ten: All-Star Starting Pitchers, Medal for Frates, Weekend

1. Cliff Notes: * 3rd game of Exhibition series – beware of traffic and no injuries * The Celtics are literally even with the Revolution for non-relevance * The ALS fundraising inspired by Pete Frates will be approaching $40,000,000 compared to $1,000,000 last year for the same time period. I’m not kidding – this is […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox vs. Paint Drying

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 – […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Na-nu Na-nu

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 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Rory, Tony Stewart and Vin Scully

1. Cliff Notes: * Amazing weather weekend (starting to get dark earlier / leaves falling in some places) * Cool ending to PGA in the dark * Patriots first game getting closer * Bruins and Celtics have had a bad offseason so far 2. Red Sox: * You see Pedroia steal second and third Saturday […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Preseason Football All Hype, Red Sox Tanking

1. Cliff Notes: * Red Sox playing for draft pick position * Exhibition football is like New Years Eve – all hype * Enjoy your summer weekends 2. Patriots – Not that it matters but (I didn’t watch a snap): * Washington 71 plays to 50 for Pats * 19 Penalties in the game – […]

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 […]