02/08/2023 Cleaning Out the Sports Junk Drawer

The Boston Arena. That’s where the first Beanpot Tournament was held.

A Northeastern/Harvard Beanpot Final? WOW.

You’re supposed to have players arrested Friday or Saturday of the Super Bowl weekend, not ten days before it.

Good for Lifshatz for not spilling the beans on the Kyrie trade.

Everyone forgets Adrian Klemm was the first Patriots player Belichick ever drafted.

How big was that Chinese balloon? Well, take Bob Kraft. Now imagine that he’s fifty feet tall. The balloon was four times taller than that Bob Kraft!

Is ESPN grudgingly reporting on LeBron James being the new all-time scoring leader?

Brady & Belichick on a podcast together giving each other their flowers.

Cakes are cooking for Brooke Adams, Dino Ciccarelli, Alonzo Mourning, Maura Healey, Damon Denson, Dave Farrell, Cecily Strong, Jeremy Davis, Klay Thompson, and Bethany Hamilton.

the Daisy Sour Cream song has no business going that hard.

Just stick that in your ditty bag!

Snowfall is a thing of the past with global warming.

MBTA Alewife Update: Garage levels G, 2, 3 & 4 will reopen with limited capacity on Feb 8. Level 5 will remain closed, & garage users cannot access it or the Lobby floor. We’ve made a safe, accessible path to the busway for bus & shuttle service & have staff on site for rider support.

Did Nick Caley legally change his name to “Nick Caley, Young Rising Coach”?

Does Kyrie have any history of not working well with another ball dominant player other than all those times he already hasn’t?

I thought hypodescent was a bad thing in these United States in 2023.

Lou Damn Merloni claiming that the Red Sox are the only team that will get you mocked for thinking they’re going to win is insane. The fucktard fans in this town, that he helped fuel, hate all the local teams.

Holy hell, what a move from Sarah Nurse!!!

I’ve said it before but of course these people who put ‘senior reporter’ in their LinkedIn care about titles.

49ers QB Brock Purdy will meet with Dr. Keith Meister in Dallas on Feb. 21 and plans to have surgery to repair his torn UCL on the 22nd, sources say. The surgery, set to be done by the respected Rangers doc, will allow Purdy to make a full recovery & be ready for training camp.

You get back here and you listen to my Blizzard of 78 stories!

Jerry Jones..I’m the most delusional famous person in Dallas Kyrie Irving..hold my beer old man

Hey gang, this week’s Phrase that Pays is, “a hinky-dink football game, held in a hinky-dink town, played by hinky-dink players. That’s all second place is – hinky dink.”

Is there a prop bet as to whether SB halftime performer Rhianna experiences a ‘wardrobe malfunction?’

Leaping Lanny Poffo has died, what a sad day will this be. But lucky for us, I took the time, to write this eulogy rhyme on a Frisbee!

Love is in the water
Love is in the air
Show me where to look
Tell me, will love be there?
Will love be there?

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn’t have one. So I got a cake.

LeBron only holds the scoring title because he played so deep into the playoffs and Finals for over half his career.

Congratulations Turkeypie Jefferson for winning the Song of the Year Grammy.

How many prominent players can you think of who are clearly identified with one team, but who actually changed organizations before they came to the majors?

I prefer to watch games alone unless I’m going to the game. I don’t need side distractions when I’m watching football.

Honk if you remember the “Bert Bell Benefit Bowl.”

I’m thinking of writing a science fiction story. It’s called, ‘The Nice Grandma Who Completely Understands the Recycling Rules in the Town She’s Lived in For Fifty Years.’

Go win Gisele back, Tom. One more ring.

Be sure to say hi to the Bag Pod when you’re over to Radio Row this week.

In bowling I root for the pins.

Did you like the new Prow Bowl format? Was it Manning-y enough for you? Let us know in the comments.

Best bet for the weekend. cameras on Mom Kelce.

You Can look it Up, Kevin.

Material from interviews, wire services, Twitter, Meta, other writers, league and team sourcesMitch Hedberg, Bill James, BSMW posters Hacksaw & Canadian Soldier, plus the members of #the15 were used in this column. December promise you gave unto me. December whispers of treachery. December clouds are now covering me. December songs no longer I sing.

And bon anniversaire to French actress Mathilde May, whom you may remember from ‘Lifeforce’.

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