05/17/2023 Cleaning Out the Sports Junk Drawer

No, Jayson is not signallng he plans on scoring zero point zero points in game one against Miami.

is 51 points in a game seven good?

Where have you gone, Coach Bruce Cassidy? A lonely local media turns its eyes to you. Wooh, wooh, wooh.

Aloha means ‘goodbye’. Aloha, Ryan Brasier.

Clearly a member of the LottaCulchahPretzelTown Podcast crew wanted to record ‘right after the game.’

Nikola Jokić. Good fundamentals. Gritty. Plays the game the right way.

Kevin Paul Dupont just wanted someone else to run with his specious McAvoy, Ullmark & DeBrusk trade for Connor Bedard article so he can then go on the radio and get some gift cards.

The NFL officially blew it by not scheduling one of the Steelers/Ravens Dark Place games for Black Friday.

Doc is here? Doc is not here. Doc has been granted his walking papers,

Which column gets recycled more, Buckley’s Donnie Beardsley one or Ger Callahan’s Thanksgiving one?

Cakes are cooking for Norv Turner, Jim Nantz, Enya, Jon Koncak, Trent Reznor, Dave Abbruzzese, Paige Turco, Jordan Knight, Gina Raimondo, Sasha Alexander, Tony Parker, and Matt Ryan.

After a Rivalry Week loss, Revs look to take things out on Philadephia Union.

MLB saw no evidence of cheating by the NY Yankees. MLB’s HQ is at 1271 Avenue of the Americas. Also in New York City. Amazing but true!

Hey, gang of helpers! This week’s Phrase that Pays is, “Those old CONSONANTS were confusing!”

They should make mini duckboats. Duckling boats.

Once I placed an order at a local pizza place in Natick, or so I thought. They didn’t have it, the Framingham location had it. I went to Framingham and ate my pizza. Both stores are now closed. The Natick store is still empty, Framingham store is now a dispensary.

Rui Hachimura does not warrant being capitalized.

AIR was highly entertaining with some good laughs. The performances and script keep it humming along. And Viola Davis practically steals the movie with her sublimely subdued work. Definitely recommend. I would even go so far as to pay for it on Apple+ when it is free on Amazon!

Fitchburg Line Train 414 (11:25 am from Wachusett) is operating 10-20 minutes behind schedule between South Acton and North Station due to necessary track work.

Dugie’s doo rag reads “Dugie”.

I think the fella wearing the guyliner and the loud shirts wants attention!

Anybody else old enough to remember when major league teams would play a mid-season exhibition game against their AAA affiliate?

Ducking UConn baseball, URI? Sad!

Don’t be sad, Philadelphia; you’ll always have that illegal formation touchdown during the catch rule change beta test Super Bowl. And a statue!

Not being in “Celtic Pride” ended up being a blessing because that movie was Godawful.

Oh yeah, can you see them
Out on the porch
Yeah but they don’t wave
I see them
‘Round the front way, yeah
And I know and I know I don’t want to stay
Make me cry

I see
I don’t know, there’s something else
I wanna drum it all away
Oh, I said I don’t, I don’t know whether I’m the boxer or the bag.

Every player associated with that 2007-08 Celtics team should get residual payments out of every check Rivers earned as a head coach.

Say, did Janelle Monae change her hairstyle or something?

Honk if you remember Lew Tendler.

Chris Paul has won everywhere he’s been except Phoenix and Oklahoma City and Houston and Los Angeles and New Orleans and Wake Forest.

I ain’t calling a grown man ‘Scoot.’

Is Canda bussin?

Okay, fine. Return the Kraken to wherever you found it.

Selfish Tatum couldn’t get five more assists for the triple-double, caller.

Imagine being fifty years old.


Marcel Marceau? Shields and Yarnell? Very mimey.

Best bet for the weekend: incredible stagecraft and showmanship X3 down to Gillette Stadium from Taylor. Alison. Swift.

Same energy.

Material from interviews, wire services, Twitter, Meta, other writers, league and team sources, Bill James, and the members of #the15 were used in this column. Bow down before the one you serve. You’re going to get what you deserve.

BdlG. Arranging flowers, or something.

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