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The Wrong Guy’s NFL divisional round picks

By Sterling Pingree Last week in the Wild Card round, I went 2-2. I got both Saturday games wrong, but rebounded in picking both Sunday games correctly. Some will argue that the divisional round is the best round of the... Read more

The Wrong Guy’s NFL Wild Card weekend picks

By Sterling Pingree Everybody has that friend. You know, the one who always thinks they know what’s about to happen next, whether it be in a movie or a TV show, and you know immediately that whatever they say is... Read more

So James Harrison plays for the Patriots now

By Sterling Pingree The Pittsburgh Steelers released linebacker James Harrison. The New England Patriots signed linebacker James Harrison. These two statements are equally stunning. Harrison is a defensive institution within an organization that itself is already a defensive institution. The... Read more

2017 Patriots: Twas the night before Christmas

By Sterling Pingree Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Gillette Not a creature was stirring, not a Microsoft tablet. The stockings all hung by the chimney with care, coach Belichick hoped home field advantage soon would be their’s.... Read more

DeVito’s Patriots notebook: Week 15 at Pittsburgh

By Mike DeVito When the Patriots are on offense As strange as it is to say the Patriots’ offense needs to get back on track. The most amazing stat that I’ve seen in the NFL this season is that the... Read more

Patriots at Steelers: A game for the ages

By Matthew Cunha On Sunday at 4:25, the Patriots and Steelers will play the regular season game of the year. With home field advantage essentially on the line, the game has meaning. Lots and lots of meaning. It’s a regular... Read more

2017-18 Celtics: It’s a wonderful life

By Sterling Pingree 30 games into the Boston Celtics season and they’ve been a revelation. Throw out whatever stats you want and they’ve been beyond even the most ardent “Green Teamer’s” wildest dreams. The team is 24-6: most wins the... Read more

DeVito’s Patriots notebook: Week 14 at Miami

By Mike DeVito Be Emotionally Ready New England never has many issues when it comes to taking things one game at a time, but any other team would have to be worried about a “trap game” tonight in Miami. Both... Read more

Boston’s 10 best athletes

By Sterling Pingree It struck me on Monday night watching Kyrie Irving close down the Celtics 21st victory of the season that only 25 games into his tenure as a Celtic, that Kyrie Irving is probably the second best athlete... Read more

The problem with football

By Mark Paulette Does the NFL have a problem? It’s long been said that the NFL’s biggest enemy is the game itself. That if football was an unknown, discovered by being played by tribal people with little contact to the... Read more

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