10/05/22 Cleaning Out the Sports Junk Drawer

And now, the expected NFL equal and opposite over-reaction.

Not that this should be our first concern, but was there any damage to the Red Sox’ spring training complex when Ian went through Ft. Myers?  Anybody know?

You can’t spell ‘Moral Victory’ without an L. Sorrey!

The success of Brady’s marriage was all Belichick. Good job letting that amêijoa talk you out of New England only to get divorced anyway, Tom.

Bruins will have some tough roster decisions to make.

Giants quarterbacks Daniel Jones (ankle) and Tyrod Taylor (concussion) are injured. With the next game in London, anyone they sign will need to have a passport.

Mmm, yes, quite impressive, the American League 162 game season home run record. Wow.

Cakes are cooking for Clive Barker, Imrah Khan, Careca, Michael Andretti, Mario Lemieux, Patrick Roy, Josie Bissett, Grant Hill, Kate Winslet, and Javier Villa.

It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall all alone. You count on it, rely on it to buffer the passage of time, to keep the memory of sunshine and high skies alive, and then just when the days are all twilight, when you need it most, it stops.

Celtics are still a couple players short…of being able to roll out a starting 5 who have been involved with one of Kris Jenner’s daughters!

Sliders are really just flattened meatballs.

Hey gang, this week’s Phrase that Pays is, “Nothing better to do this morning, weirdo?”

The Baseball Paper would like to point out the Red Sox will still end the year winning at least 60 more games than the Patriots will.

Who gets custody of Youk?

But if you get rid of the abusive youth coaches you won’t have youth sports.

Black guys love wearing hats of teams they don’t root for.

The “What does Vegas know?” guy is my favorite kind of dummy.

You go and apologize right now to Aaron Rodgers and Peter King you impudent young man!

Red Line Update: A wet leaf is reported to be on the tracks. Expect delays.

my name more precious to be diamonds n Gold

Y y’all keep playing with my character

they tried to barry me forgot i was a


The fat, sweaty bald guy who sings the chorus on Gangsta’s Paradise is still with us though, right?

If Arthur Fonzarelli were a Milwaukee City Councilman, what would he say to indicate a vote in the negative? Nayyyy!!

Father wears his Sunday best
Mother’s tired she needs a rest
The kids are playing up downstairs
Sister’s sighing in her sleep
Brother’s got a date to keep
He can’t hang around.

Our house, in the middle of our street.

Commanders RB Brian Robinson has been designated to return to practice. An incredible recovery after being shot last month. He can play as early as this Sunday.

Honk if you remember Socks Seybold.

Good job, UConn football.

First the Queen of England, now the Queen of Country. RIP, Loretta Lynn.

Sanibel was one of the most places I’ve been.

The Patriots are bringing out epic uniforms to play… the frigging Lions. Yuck!

Don’t tell me my package has arrived at the shipping location when all that really happened is that a label was printed.

Someone needs to reassure Benny and Vivi that even if Gisele and Tom do divorce, it doesn’t mean they will be treated like Jack.

You really can’t beat the ‘3 leather belts for $15’ deal in the Better Living Center during The Eastern States Exposition.

Force ghost Dick Rehbein advises Bill on drafting quarterbacks.

Running after that tire was a bad move, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pit crew guy.

This crazy dude at Boca Pavilion that wore knee high socks on his arms talked like Antonio Brown raps. No difference.

Did Brian Hoyer watch MacGruber on the flight back from Wisconsin?

Christian Bale. Underrated.

Best bet for the weekend: Maggie Hassan ads on all the Boston stations.

For poor miseducated Bertie Breer.

Material from interviews, wire services, Twitter, Meta, other writers, league and team sourcesBill James, and the members of #the15 were used in this column. One Step Beyond!!

And a happy birthday to WCVB’s Chief Meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon.

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