1. Offseason Checklist for the New England Patriots in 2015

    "We're looking forward to next year now. Do the things we gotta do to try to have a back-to-back. That's the objective. Back-to-back."—team chairman and CEO Robert Kraft , per CSNNE...

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  2. Jae Crowder: Doing-It-All for the Boston Celtics

    It’s a professional courtesy: Always compliment opposing players. So when the Dallas Mavericks traveled to Boston to face the Celtics , Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle ...

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  3. Midseason Reinforcements Exactly What the New England Patriots Needed

    Back in September, as the first few New England Patriots players went down with injuries, like they did in 2013, I wondered if the defense was deep enough to sustain its level of play through the season...

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  4. Patriots: Tom Brady's Backup, Jimmy Garoppolo, Dreaming of His Chance to Play

    It was like deja vu . The New England Patriots quarterback escaped a crumbling pocket. He ran to his right, toward the sideline. Just before stepping out of bounds, he’s popped by a defender from a divisional opponent...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 months ago 2,153 reads 1 comments

  5. Celtics Rookies Young, Powell Making Strides in the NBA Development League

    Boston Celtics rookies Dwight Powell and James Young entered the game against the San Antonio Spurs with four minutes, 19 seconds left. Young finished with two points, while Powell chipped in six in a blowout loss...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 3 months ago 825 reads 0 comments

  6. Jared Sullinger vs. Kelly Olynyk: The Tale-of-the-Tape Trade Debate

    After a summer of Kevin Love-to-the-Boston- Celtics trade rumors, including this one from Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski , the highly sought-after power forward was dealt from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 4 months ago 1,036 reads 1 comments

  7. New England Patriots Defense: Is It Deep Enough in 2014?

    While the offense has struggled in 2014, the defense is off to a great start. After three games the New Englad Patriots are third in yards allowed (272.7), first in passing yards allowed (168...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 5 months ago 1,944 reads 0 comments

  8. Antoine Walker Would Be a Good Fit Within the Boston Celtics Organization

    A personal story: On March 2, 2002, my cousin and I attended a Boston Celtics charity event held at the club/billiard hall The Rack. Fans were able to hang out, play pool and get their photo taken with the players...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 6 months ago 3,452 reads 5 comments

  9. Tim Wright Will Have a Great Season with the New England Patriots

    The knee-jerk reaction was immediate, expected, emotional and based solely on opinion. After the Miami Dolphins pressured quarterback Tom Brady countless times and sacked him four times in the second half of Sunday's loss, the chorus rang...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 6 months ago 2,542 reads 1 comments

  10. 4 Bold Predictions for the 2014 New England Patriots

    No wins and losses. No final record. No Super Bowl score. You won’t find any of those predictions here. There will be no shortage of those predictions in the season previews of various publications...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 6 months ago 1,278 reads 3 comments

  11. Why the NBA Should Consider Replacing the Draft Lottery with a Tournament

    Change is coming to the NBA lottery. There’s speculation as to what kind of change is coming, but we know the NBA filed an official proposal to reform the lottery...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 7 months ago 3,730 reads 4 comments

  12. Stevan Ridley Facing Competition for Patriots Starting Running Back Role

    Patriots running back Stevan Ridley should be grinning ear-to-ear heading into his contract year. The LSU product is the favorite to be New England’s starter for the third year in a row...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 7 months ago 5,436 reads 1 comments

  13. Tony Collins Talks “Broken Road”: A Conversation with the Former Patriots RB

    I don’t remember every detail about that awful morning in Indianapolis , but the guy in black is burned into my memory. I was on the grass outside my apartment complex, having convulsions, flopping up and down...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 8 months ago 941 reads 0 comments

  14. Boston Celtics Summer League Invite Oderah Anosike a Player to Watch

    Kelly Olynyk is expected to start for the Boston Celtics ' entry at the Orlando Summer League games. Jared Sullinger practiced with the team all week...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 8 months ago 2,427 reads 0 comments

  15. Three Second Round NBA Draft Prospects Worth the Celtics Acquiring a Pick For

    Earlier this year, Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe , “…This June there could be some fireworks,” for the Celtics...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 8 months ago 1,614 reads 0 comments

  16. No Love for Jared Sullinger: Boston Celtics' 3rd-Year Forward Needs Patience

    Never ask an NBA player about a trade rumor. You’re guaranteed to get the same response. It’s as if the players have been coached to answer such inquiries since rookie orientation...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 10 months ago 2,525 reads 5 comments

  17. 2014 NFL Paper Trail Mock Draft V2.0

    While much of the attention is focused on the number of quarterbacks expected to go in the first round, I’m more curious about the number of receivers that come off the board after 32 selections...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 10 months ago 1,003 reads 4 comments

  18. 2014 NFL Paper Trail Mock Draft V1.0

    1. Houston Texans: DE Jadaveon Clowney , South Carolina The Texans were successful by drafting defensive end Mario Williams first overall in 2006 and by trading for a third-round ...

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  19. Boston Celtics Should Aim to Build Confidence, Momentum in April

    March was like a When Animals Attack! marathon for the Boston Celtics . The month came in like a lion and left them trampled after a home-and-home series loss to the Chicago Bulls ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 11 months ago 419 reads 1 comments

  20. Celtics' Brandon Bass Flourishing with Rajon Rondo

    One was nicknamed “Never Pass Bass.” The other is a point guard accused of passing up shots to pad his assist totals. Of course, this relationship was going to work out...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 3,093 reads 11 comments

  21. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Specialists

    Signed: Ryan Allen, Stephen Gostkowski Free Agent: Danny Aiken One bad snap that sailed over punter Ryan Allen in the AFC d ivisional playoff game against the Indianapolis ...

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  22. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Secondary

    Defensive Backs Signed: Devin McCourty, Steven Gregory, Alfonzo Dennard, Kyle Arrington, Duron Harmon, Logan Ryan, Tavon Wilson, Kanorris Davis, Nate Ebner, Justin Green, ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,452 reads 1 comments

  23. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Linebackers

    Signed: Dont’a Hightower, Jerod Mayo, Jamie Collins , Steve Beauharnais, Ja’Gared Davis, Chris White Free Agents: Brandon Spikes, Dane Fletcher How can anyone ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,996 reads 0 comments

  24. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Defensive Line

    Signed: Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, Vince Wilfork , Tommy Kelly, Chris Jones, Joe Vellano, Sealver Siliga, Isaac Sopoaga, Michael Buchanan, Armond Armstead, Jake Bequette and ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,552 reads 5 comments

  25. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Offensive Line

    Signed: Nate Solder, Logan Mankins , Dan Connolly, Sebastian Vollmer , Marcus Cannon, Chris Barker, Josh Kline, Markus Zusevics Free Agents: Ryan Wendell , Will Svitek ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,984 reads 3 comments