1. MLB's Business-First Approach Keeps Kids from Enjoying Full Games

    When I was a young boy, growing up in New York City, and then later in Boston, I used to love to go to baseball games, first to see the Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants and then the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves play...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 2 years ago 265 reads 0 comments

  2. Injuries Hurt, But Terry Francona Hurts the Red Sox Even More

    After the Red Sox won the first game in Tampa, 3-1, behind a solid effort from Jon Lester (even with his three wild pitches) hope had begun to spring forth that they could overtake the Rays and still get the wild card...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 4 years ago 584 reads 9 comments

  3. New York Super Bowl 2014: Why Roger Goodell Must Be Replaced

    The NFL announced late Tuesday that it has awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to New York/New Jersey to be played in the new uncovered and un-domed stadium built for the New York Giants and Jets...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about 4 years ago 1,296 reads 55 comments

  4. To Win Super Bowl XLIV, Saints Might Have To Win a Doubleheader

    Super Bowl XLIV is an intriguing matchup. It is a game that, based on what we know about the two teams, could break every existing record for total points scored in a Super Bowl. With Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, airing the ball out as is expected...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 4 years ago 702 reads 7 comments

  5. Bill Belichick To Quit As Patriots Head Coach?: The Signs Are All There

    I went on record a couple of months ago to say that, from what I have witnessed of Bill Belichick this season, I believe he is going to retire at its end. And some of the latest occurences make me believe it even more...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 4 years ago 1,342 reads 8 comments

  6. For Patriot Fans, Time Heals All Wounds...or Does It?

    Well, it's been a couple of days now since the Patriots' disastrous defeat at the hands of the Miami Dolphins. For me, it took a couple of days for the sting of that game to wear off...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 4 years ago 406 reads 5 comments

  7. Charlie Weis To Return To Patriots?

    Rumor has it that Charlie Weis, head coach at the University of Notre Dame for the past five seasons, will hear his fate when the team returns from it's game versus Stanford today in California...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 4 years ago 2,552 reads 5 comments

  8. Cowards Permeate Official NFL Review Booth

    Much has been said about New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick opting to go for the first down from his own 28-yard line in order to salt away the victory against the undefeated Colts...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 4 years ago 680 reads 27 comments

  9. World Series Theme Song for '09: "Winter Wonderland"

    A few years ago, I wrote an article regarding the length of the Major League Baseball season, and some ideas as to how to shorten it...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 5 years ago 670 reads 1 comments

  10. Dear Senator Specter: A Letter from an NFL Fan Sick of Spygate

    My open letter to Senator Arlen Sphincter. (Oops, I mean Specter)Senator:As a long time fan of the New England Patriots, since their inception in 1960, I have determined that it is time for ...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about 6 years ago 913 reads 7 comments

  11. Don't Say "Super Bowl"...The Super Bowl Police Are Listening

    Last week, while shopping at the local sports store for some Patriot items, I ran into a couple who were New York Giants fans...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 1,836 reads 5 comments

  12. Contrary to Popular Belief, Patriots Manhandled the Giants

    I have heard, ad nauseum, how the Giants gave the Pats a great game, and almost won it. Did they really?The Giants scored 35 points—which, on the surface it sounds like a great performance against the Pats...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 792 reads 15 comments

  13. VideoGate Re-Opened: Roger Goodell's Anti-New England Bias

    I had put it to bed—my continuing saga, VIDEOGATE, that is—deciding that enough was enough. I've already exposed Roger Goodell, the former New York Jet employee, turned ...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 1,067 reads 6 comments

  14. VideoGate: The Finale. Will Bill Belichick Stand Upwind From Goodell and Sneeze?

    When, and if, the Patriots win Super Bowl XLII, I do not want to miss the Lombardi Trophy Presentation when commissioner Roger Goodell has to hand it to Bill Belichick and Bob Kraft...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 587 reads 0 comments

  15. Videogate Revenge: Bill Belichick Sticks It to Roger Goodell

    In 1818, Mary Shelley conjured Frankenstein.In 1941, Admiral Isoruku Yamamoto masterminded the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.Roger Goodell would have done well to learn a lesson from both of them...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 946 reads 11 comments

  16. Official Bias: Roger Goodell Persecutes the Patriots

    Once again, Roger Goodell has shown the world that he has a personal vendetta against the New England Patriots.This time, it was the NFL Commissioner's inaction that gave him away...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 2,022 reads 13 comments

  17. Achtung, NFL: Roger Goodell's Fascist Reign

    Is the National Football League becoming the Roger Goodell Football League?With each passing day, I can’t help but continue to wonder how the hell this guy became NFL commissioner...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 1,148 reads 10 comments

  18. World Series Blues: The Problem with Ticket Scalping

    So, you want to get a couple of tickets to take your 10-year-old son to a World Series game at Fenway. Great idea. There's nothing like a father and son spending a day at the ballpark—especially if it's the World Series...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 2,332 reads 9 comments

  19. VideoGate Continues: Pats Score 97 points in Last Two Games

    The New England Patriots, and head coach Bill Belichick, continue their assault on NFL defenses, and by scoring 97 points in their past two wins, to go 7-0 for the first time in club ...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Playoffs: A TV Exec's Worst Nightmare

    Before the MLB postseason began, network executives were drooling at the prospect of a big-market ratings bonanza. There were the Cubs in the National League, aiming to finally beat the Curse of the Billy Goat...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 1,199 reads 5 comments

  21. Videogate Revenge: A Letter from Bill Belichick to Roger Goodell

    Disclaimer: The following is satirical and has no validity as an actual letter.15 October 2007Mr. Roger GoodellCommissionerNational Football League280 Park AvenueNew York, NY 10017Mr...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about over 6 years ago 1,027 reads 2 comments

  22. Patriots Lawsuit: How Roger Goodell Is Destroying the NFL

    Roger Goodell has done more harm to the National Football League in his short tenure as commissioner than all of the individuals who came before him...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 7 years ago 3,112 reads 20 comments

  23. Patriots Videogate: Were the Pats' Signals Stolen in the Super Bowl?

    Given that a number of former and current NFL coaches and players have said that the Patriots weren't the only team to steal signals.....

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 7 years ago 2,002 reads 5 comments

  24. NFL International: Keep the Regular Season in the United States

    It’s November 2009. Turkey Day is around the corner. And on the schedule this Thanksgiving Day is an NFL contest between the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 7 years ago 1,167 reads 0 comments

  25. How to Warm Up the World Series

    The Major League Baseball schedule begins the first week of April and concludes in late October.When I was a young boy, I remember enjoying the games on sunny afternoons in the fall—the sort of climate in which baseball was meant to be played...

    Mike Allen Written by Mike Allen about almost 7 years ago 1,213 reads 5 comments