09/09/2021 Cleaning Out the Sports Junk Drawer

Still your New England Patriots all time rusing leader.

I wish I could decide if the Red Sox season is over, or if they should start getting their playoff rotation in order.

It’s not imposter syndrome if you aren’t actually talented.

RIP, Nomar from The Wire.

The Super Bowl champs get to play the first game of the new NFL season? Since when?

RIP, former New Orleans Saint great, David Pattern. Rest easy.

I really don’t think that one voter not voting for Derek Jeter is much of a news story.

And not Sam “The Bam” Cunningham as well! RIP.

Cakes are cooking for Jim Corsi, Adam Sandler, Jill Sudduth, Michael Bublé, and Michelle Williams.

Find someone madder than Ma Scartelli that college football is preempting the start of ABC World News Tonight. You can’t!

Giambi was safe.

Jeff Howe now covers the whole League for the Athletic, bro. Congratulations.

Just found the english muffins…in the freezer. That’s a new one.

Dugie benched on his own bobblehead night? Rough swag.

Raiders star TE Darren Waller has added to his representation, bringing on agents Damarius Bilbo and Kelton Crenshaw of Klutch Sports Group to work with him.

30,000 Trupianos at Fenway think every ball hit into the air is a HR.

The gap between the U and the serif of the B in Upton Bell’s logo is low-key enraging.


It came out in 1956, and Bill Doggett’s “Honky Tonk, Part 2” has stood the test of time as the greatest Rock era instrumental of all-time.

See if you can hold BC under 70 points, UMass. Please.

Why didn’t Jeter’s parents include a ‘don’t get the herp’ clause in his contracts? 

Having to issue a clarification of a statement about the difficulties of coaching during this pandemic that was intentionally misconstrued into an anti-vaccination screed is probably why Belichick dislikes the media.

This may be they year I actually buy a cowboy hat at The Big E.

Where are my Revs fans readers at?

Orange Line experiencing southbound delays of about 10 minutes due to a train with a mechanical problem at Chinatown.

Green Line B Branch Update: Trains are returning to regularly scheduled service.

There is no “n” in “restaurateur”.

In a way-back corner of a cross-town bus
we were hidin’ out under my hat.
Cashin’ in on a thirty year crush;
You can’t be young and do that.
You can’t be young and do that.

Honk if you remember 2 PM start times for Baltimore Colts games.

The statue is famous!

Whenever I travel to Buffalo I always check into the hotel under the name, “Swanton Zubaz.”

If Top Gun: Maverick had come out when it was first scheduled, everyone who enlisted in the Navy the day after seeing it would now be in the Reserves phase of their hitch.

Best bet for the weekend: Coach Flores sending blitzers after Mac Jones.

Great catch, great player.

Material from interviews, wire services, Twitter, Facebook, other writers, league and team sources, Bill James, BSMW poster NASCL and #the15 were used in this column. Ignore the noise.

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, maybe, so here’s Bianca de la Garza.

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