1. NFL Officials May Learn a Hard Lesson: No One Is Irreplaceable

    First off, I have nothing against any NFL officials, be they the replacements or the regulars who are not working right now...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about almost 2 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: Put Away the TNT—It's Not Time to Blow Up the Team

    Yet. It is getting there, but not just yet. I can understand the sentiment. Thumbing chicken-greased noses at the fans and team while not performing isn't going to win brownie points ...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 2 years ago 406 reads 0 comments

  3. American League East Has Been Baseball's Powerhouse

    When someone says that the World Series always goes through New York, they are wrong. They are close and almost right, but still wrong. However, looking back as far as 1990, the World Series many times does go through the American League East...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 2 years ago 108 reads 0 comments

  4. Quarterbacks Get All the Love, Make Up More Than Half of All Super Bowl MVPs

    Quarterbacks get all the love. Well, more than half of it anyway. The old adage that the quarterback gets all the praise for a win and only shares the blame in a loss appears have some basis in fact...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 2 years ago 394 reads 0 comments

  5. Giants vs. Patriots: Perception, Not Facts Drive Fan Predictions for Super Bowl

    Wow. That’s all I can say, wow. To hear New York fans' thoughts on the Super Bowl tomorrow, you would think they could just hand the Giants the trophy and skip the game...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 2 years ago 248 reads 1 comments

  6. Denver Broncos Have Work to Do, but Maybe Not as Much as You Think

    My first instinct is to gloat a little bit about my hometown New England Patriots beating the Denver Broncos . Then I thought about it: If the Broncos had beaten the Patriots I wouldn't have much of anything to say, so I'll behave...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 2 years ago 270 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL Playoffs: History Against Teams with Less Than 10 Wins

    Lets face it, this is no longer your fathers NFL . History can't be ignored, but like dad's Oldsmobile, sometimes it becomes irrelevant. The NFL today is far different than even15 years ago...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 2 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  8. Has Fantasy Football Wrecked Sundays Forever?

    As I sit here with the Pats on TV, wishing my wife would let me buy a season of Redzone, I realized something. I'm not watching the game. Well, not like I used to at any rate...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about almost 3 years ago 503 reads 2 comments

  9. Dustin Pedroia and Red Sox' History of MVPs

    With all the talk surrounding three Sox players having a legitimate chance to be this year's AL MVP, it's no wonder I heard this a few days ago on the the "Mut and Merloni" show ...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 3 years ago 1,608 reads 15 comments

  10. MLB Tells Washington Nationals Not To Wear Military Tribute Hats

    As I was reading the sports pages on Yahoo! today, I came across the story about the Nats and their wonderful idea for a tribute to our armed forces, wearing military themed hats for one game...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 3 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  11. Possible Reasons Why Bill Belichick Wants Albert Haynesworth

    What? Big Bill wants Albert Haynesworth on his team? The creator of the Patriot Way wants the biggest anti-Pat of them all...say it isn't so! Well, it is, and there's no going back, at least for the time being...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 3 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Lockout: Thoughts on an 18-Game Season and How It Could Work

    So I've been doing some reading about the NFL lockout. Since there is none of the normal offseason news to read about, I finally ended up reading about the 18-game schedule...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 3 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Farm System Will Keep Sox on Top for Years to Come

    The 2011 Red Sox roster is loaded with talent. Most fans think first of the two big offseason additions: Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzales...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about 3 years ago 598 reads 2 comments

  14. David Ortiz Is 5th Red Sox Slugger to Join 300 Home Run Club

    David Ortiz joined a special group on Saturday, May 21 when he hit home run No. 300 in a Red Sox uniform. This feat further cements his place as one of the all-time great Red Sox hitters...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 3 years ago 585 reads 0 comments

  15. Red Sox Go from 0-6 to Respectability: Even Keeled Francona Leads the Way

    Expectations can be a wonderful thing. Expectations can also be a yoke of crushing weight. This year's version of the Red Sox had some of the heaviest weight to bear of any team in sports...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 3 years ago 306 reads 1 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs vs Boston Red Sox: Cubs' Visit to Fenway Less Than Historic

    It's been 93 years since the Cubs played in Fenway Park. I bet they wish it was longer. On the first night of the week without rain, Boston poured it on the Cubs starter Doug Davis with eight hits and seven runs in 3...

    Don Wright Written by Don Wright about over 3 years ago 328 reads 0 comments