Tag Archives: New England Patriots

A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Rob Gronkowski Edition)

As the hardworking staff has repeatedly noted, Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay gets New England sports like few others. His latest: Gronk, Football’s Bouncy Castle Most delightful renaissance in the NFL right now? Easy. Gronk. As in Gronk, Rob Gronkowski, … Continue reading

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Have a Very Belichick Halloween

From our Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper desk Yesterday’s edition of the Journal included this Geoff Foster piece. Scary Sports Costumes Trick or Treat: Turning This Year’s Low Moments Into Halloween Highlights Any kid can dress … Continue reading

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A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Patriots Crystal Ball Edition)

The always readable Wall Street Journal sports columnist (and Massachusetts native) Jason Gay had this piece in yesterday’s edition. What Does New England Have Left? Over the weekend, the Boston Red Sox and their fans bid adieu to non-football-playing sports … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: How Pretentious Is This iPad Air Spot?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I was just sitting there on Sunday watching the New England Patriots get shredded by the Denver Broncos when this iPad Air spot popped up:     … Continue reading

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WSJ: Bill Belichick Smiled Seven Times This Season

The invaluable Wall Street Journal gave New England Patriots fans this ray of sunshine in its Friday edition. If New England is upset by Indianapolis in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Saturday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick won’t be … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff

This week’s edition of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features an interesting contrast in coverage by the local news media of Aaron Hernandez’s alleged murder spree. Start with the Underdog Press Party, which promoted itself, as usual, in Friday’s Boston … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Give Belichick A Pass

Tim Tebowpalooza gets plenty of play in today’s Boston Herald, from Page One to the double-barreled columnists here to this Sports Section piece to the back page of the feisty local tabloid . . . Read the rest at It’s … Continue reading

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Gronkocalypse 3!! (Globe Rips Off Herald Division)

From our Gronkmageddon desk Sunday’s Boston Herald played its New England Patriots scoop Gronk-and-center in the Sports section:   The Ron Borges/Karen Guregian report . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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Cash ‘n’ Kerry (Patriots Playoff Edition)

So there was Sen. John Kerry (D-Am I Secretary of State Yet?) at Gillette Stadium rubbing elbows in the owner’s box with Robert Kraft and, presumably, girlfriend Ricki Noel Landed – sorry, Lander – and rubbing etc. on the field … Continue reading

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Gronkpocalypse 2! (Formerly Gronkmageddon 2!)

The Boston Herald is a bit bipolar in its Gronkoverage of the Patriots tight end, who broke his arm on a meaningless play in Sunday’s rout of the Indianapolis Colts. (Front page: THE GRONK CRISIS. Back page: GOTTA MOVE ON.) … Continue reading

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