1. Celtics-Cavs: Tired Of The Waiting, Ready For Game Seven To Begin

    Game Seven.  As a Celtics fan, when I think Game Seven, very positive memories come flashing to my brain. 1981—Celtics finishing off the come back from being down three games to one against Dr...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 590 reads 0 comments

  2. 15 Questions For Matt Walsh

    I see Saint Matt Walsh is making his way through the various networks giving interviews. Surprisingly, the interviewers are just lobbing softballs...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 465 reads 1 comments

  3. Patriots Spygate: Media Apologies Too Little, Too Late

    The Boston Herald ran a lame apology today, under the headline "Sorry, Pats": On Feb. 2, 2008, the Boston Herald reported that a member of the New England Patriots' video staff taped the St...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 680 reads 6 comments

  4. New England Patriots: ESPN's Sal Paolantonio - Time to Move on From Spygate

    I can't believe I did it again. For the umpteenth time since the whole Spygate story broke last September, I thought we had reached the end. For many, May 8 was the end...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 1,524 reads 10 comments

  5. NBA Playoffs: LeBron James and Co. Spend Too Much Time on the Ground

    Growing up playing sports, badly most of the time, there was an unwritten rule that I thought applied regardless of what the game was. No matter the cause, if for some reason you were knocked to the ground, you got right back up as quickly as possible...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 884 reads 4 comments

  6. Celtics-Cavaliers: Game One Not Exactly an Instant Classic

    Following Boston's game seven win over Atlanta on Sunday, I thought that would be a game I would like to watch over and over. But as for last night's series opener between the Celtics and the Cavs, not so much...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 665 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs: Where Referee Incompetence Happens

    What happened tonight in the Detroit Pistons-Orlando Magic playoff game wouldn’t be tolerated in a youth basketball game...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 748 reads 7 comments

  8. Boston Celtics: A Date With LeBron Is Reward For First Round Win

    No one thought the Boston Celtics would play seven games in the opening round against the Atlanta Hawks. I don’t even think any of the Hawks thought it would go seven...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 990 reads 1 comments

  9. Celtics-Hawks: Game 6 More Of The Same From Officials

    Quickly, I want to provide some numbers from the Celtics-Hawks series, through six games. The Boston Celtics have been to the free-throw line 137 times, an average of 22.8 attempts per game. The Atlanta Hawks have shot 200 free throws, an average of 33..

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 1,136 reads 22 comments

  10. New England Patriots: Matt Walsh's Credibility Problem

    All the Patriot-haters and conspiracy theorists must be very happy now that the bastion of truth and justice Matt Walsh has finally agreed to speak with the NFL...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 1,096 reads 4 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs: Celtics Back Where They Belong

    In the Summer of 1986, I remember getting this white plastic cup from a local gas station. On one side was a Celtics logo, and on the other was a slogan, “16 going on 17.” That was 22 years ago...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 1,417 reads 2 comments

  12. ESPN Uses Shameful Tactics in Miguel Tejada Story

    Miguel Tejada lied about his age. ESPN broke this major story today. What else can the Worldwide Leader uncover? An Outside the Lines special on how some athletes exaggerate how tall they are...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about 6 years ago 1,766 reads 9 comments

  13. How I Would Change Baseball

    Baseball season is now underway. Watching a number of different games over the past few days got me thinking about what would happen if I were in charge (and of course if there were no Players’ Union, owners, or TV Networks to stop me)...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,018 reads 21 comments

  14. Lakers-Warriors: The Best and Worst of the NBA

    For anyone who watched the Los Angeles Lakers-Golden State Warriors game last night, you got to see what is great about the NBA and what continues to drag the sport down. First, the great...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,827 reads 16 comments

  15. Indiana Basketball: Once-Promising Season Ends Far Too Soon

    I wonder if Kelvin Sampson was watching.Indiana ended its once-promising season unceremoniously with an 86-72 loss to Arkansas in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Sampson’s arson job at IU is now complete...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,190 reads 4 comments

  16. Gerald Green: A 22-year Old Former Dunk Champ Seeks Work

    Right now, Shavlik Randolph is employed by a team in the NBA. Gerald Green is not. Something has to be wrong with this picture. This past off-season, Green was one of the many players the Celtics sent to Minnesota as part of the Kevin Garnett trade...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,882 reads 4 comments

  17. Must See TV: ESPN's Black Magic

    If there is anything ESPN typically does not need help with it is marketing itself. But I want to give the world wide leader some help and encourage people to watch Black Magic...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,174 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Once Again Making Money at the Expense of Fans

    A couple of weeks ago there was a story that received relatively little attention. The Red Sox opted out of the agreement between Major League Baseball and StubHub, and decided they were going to use Ace Ticket as their official ticket reseller...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,449 reads 3 comments

  19. A Giant Hole in the Feel Good Story of Super Bowl XLII

    There is another article on this web site about how the Giants win over the Patriots was the game that saved sports. I saw this article on the main page now for several days. Each time, I chose to ignore it...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 3,041 reads 38 comments

  20. Patriots Fans: Don't Take Sides Against the Family Again—Ever

    Before I begin, let me say that I am a big fan of Bill Simmons, going back to his days as the “Boston Sports Guy” on the Web site Digital City Boston...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 2,434 reads 17 comments

  21. Hank Steinbrenner's Mouth Writes Yet Another Check

    It hasn’t been very long, but I am already enjoying Hank Steinbrenner’s reign with the New York Yankees.  In recent years, his father had become much quieter, and had not really subjected ...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 2,062 reads 4 comments

  22. Not Time to Panic About the Celtics

    I moved to Washington, D.C. from Boston in 2002, and one of the first things I did when I got to our nation’s capital was take a look at the Boston Celtics schedule and see when they were coming to town...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 856 reads 2 comments

  23. Despite Years of Incompetence, Bud Selig's Contract is Extended

    There was an episode during the third season of The Office where Dunder Mifflin (for those who don’t watch, Dunder Mifflin is the fictional paper company in the show) unknowingly sold to clients paper that had an obscene water mark on it...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 759 reads 2 comments

  24. Super Bowl XLII v. Game 7, 2003 ALCS

    If you are a Boston sports fan, one topic you have probably kicked around with your friends over these last few weeks is where does the Patriots' loss in the Super Bowl rate as compared to other difficult losses in Boston sports history...

    Stew Winkel Written by Stew Winkel about over 6 years ago 1,074 reads 4 comments