1. New England Patriots Preseason Predictions and Thoughts

    The air is cool and crisp and that must mean it’s football season. Most Patriots’ fans have been counting down the days for The Return when No. 12 takes his first regular season snap since my life nearly flashed before my eyes...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 421 reads 0 comments

  2. To An Athlete Dying Young: The Tragic Anniversary of Reggie Lewis' Death

    “The time you won your town the race, we chaired you through the market-place; Man and boy stood cheering by, and home we brought you shoulder-high...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 1,117 reads 6 comments

  3. Fool Me Once, Shame On You, Danny Ainge. Fool Me Twice, Shame On Me.

    Count me as one who supported Danny Ainge, even when the Celtics lost their 18th consecutive game in 2007. I made the case that he inherited a mess and brought in talented young players...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 128 reads 16 comments

  4. 'Twas The Night Before Free Agency in Boston

    And hopefully, Danny Ainge is stirring. Three news items to report as we head into free agency. "KG pleas have worked - Bos is on Sheed's list w/Dal, Orl, SA. Don't count out Lakers, either...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 816 reads 6 comments

  5. Boston Celtics Free Agent Primer 2009

    With the free-agency period beginning Wednesday morning at 12:01 am EST, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics will hit the phones in hopes of adding a player or two, as well as begin conversations ...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 55 reads 9 comments

  6. Cleveland Acquires Shaq, Orlando Lands Vince, Celtics Get ... Rondo?

    Ok, I will bite. The Eastern Conference is a three-horse race, with the current conference-champion Orlando Magic beginning their defense...

    Sam Esbe Written by Sam Esbe about over 5 years ago 391 reads 8 comments