1. 2012 Boston Red Sox: 5 Lessons Learned in a Young Season

    This past weekend I attended my first Red Sox game of the season, a 13-5 rout of the Rays . We’re now 11 whole games into the 2012 baseball season—a whopping 6.79 percent of the regular season is complete...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,158 reads 6 comments

  2. 2012 Boston Red Sox Optimal Starting Lineup and Season Preview

    While Major League Baseball’s Opening Day was “officially” yesterday, the majority of the league doesn’t start playing until next week. For the Red Sox, next Thursday is the day...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 456 reads 2 comments

  3. Tiger Woods Returns to Winning Ways at Bay Hill, Eyes Augusta

    Unlike most men, Tiger Woods ’ dry spell didn’t begin until his marriage ended . Call it what you will—shifted priorities, off-course distractions, swing changes, ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  4. Tim Tebow, Peyton Manning, Patriots Receiving Corps: NFL Free-Agency Madness

    The NFL went wild this week, with arguably the NFL’s two most recognizable players changing teams and my New England Patriots making some beneficial yet maddening moves...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,005 reads 0 comments

  5. College Basketball (NCAA) vs. Professional Basketball (NBA)

    March Madness is an exceptional event—I for one am a huge fan. But the tournament itself aside, March never forgets to be the month where I’m personally maddened by ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,547 reads 1 comments

  6. Peyton Manning Is Leaving the Colts, and Patriots Fans Must Tip Their Caps

    Between Jason Varitek’s retirement announcement and Peyton Manning ’s press conference yesterday, we’ve been sharing a lot of tears here on howiGit—for that I apologize...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 147 reads 8 comments

  7. Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics Top the New York Knicks for a Signature Win

    Jeremy Lin, meet Rajon Rondo —a man obviously tired of hearing best point guard in the NBA conversations focused around Derrick Rose , Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 334 reads 0 comments

  8. Jason Varitek & Tim Wakefield's Boston Red Sox Legacies

    I started following the Red Sox , and really following baseball, during the 1995 season—Tim Wakefield’s first year calling Fenway Park home...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about over 2 years ago 1,580 reads 10 comments

  9. Paul Pierce Passes Larry Bird in Celtics Scoring Lore

    Since Paul Pierce first arrived on Causeway Street as a rookie in 1998, no athlete has become as synonymous with Boston. Not Tom Brady. Not David Ortiz. Not anyone...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  10. New England Patriots: Concessions from a Super Bowl Lost

    It’s the morning of February 6, 2012, and the blast has passed. Although fallout levels are still likely dangerous, I’ve exhausted my stash of Pabst Blue Ribbons and must emerge...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  11. Rob Gronkowski, Please Play in the Super Bowl, New England Needs You!

    Rob Gronkowski , you savage man-bro beast. You need to play in the Super Bowl. Seriously. Do it for the strippers. Do it for all the bros out there. Do it for me. Spike that ball, you beautiful bastard...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 275 reads 3 comments

  12. Eli Manning: Time to Step Up and Secure Your Legacy in the Super Bowl

    I’ve already started to hear it from Giants fans and feel like I need to clarify what I think the upcoming Super Bowl means for Eli Manning ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  13. Patriots vs. Giants: What This Game Means for Tom Brady and Eli Manning

    As I watched a room full of exhilarated Pats fans celebrate following Billy Cundiff’s shanked field goal, I couldn’t help but thinking, “This isn’t how you want to win...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  14. New England Patriots vs Baltimore Ravens: The Perfect Storm

    The good news for the New England Patriots is that they are one win away from making the Super Bowl. The bad news? In order to win it, they’ll have to go through two teams ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,006 reads 1 comments

  15. Eli Manning vs Matt Ryan: Who Is a Better Fit for the New York Giants?

    Eli Manning vs Matt Ryan . All you need to do is say their names to NFL fans and you’ll receive very different reactions...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,206 reads 2 comments

  16. Andrew Bailey Trade a Key Move for the 2012 Boston Red Sox

    Last week, I wept a little bit when the Red Sox and the Oakland A’s were unable to work out a trade for starter Gio Gonzalez. I was drooling over the potential of a rotation including Beckett, Lester, Buchholz and Gonzalez...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 494 reads 3 comments

  17. New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys: The NFC East's Annual Battle of Mediocrity

    This Sunday’s biggest NFL game is undoubtedly Sunday night’s NFC East showdown between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys ; winner takes all, while the loser packs up their bags and heads home...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 810 reads 2 comments

  18. Can the New England Patriots Win the Super Bowl?

    Last night Drew Brees threw his way into the record books, eclipsing Dan Marino’s single-season record of 5,084 passing yards on his final touchdown pass of the game...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 1,206 reads 17 comments

  19. St. Joe's & Todd O'Brien: This NCAA Eligibility Sob Story Isn't Adding Up

    In the last 24 hours, St Joe’s basketball program has received more national press than they have since they were the No. 1 team in college basketball and the national player of the year graced the Philadelphia campus back in 2004...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 2,197 reads 17 comments

  20. Tom Brady Proves He's the OG of Tebow Time

    In easily the best day of NFL football so far this season, Tom Brady shook his finger at Tim Tebow and said “Uh-uh, not on my watch junior...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 901 reads 6 comments

  21. St. Joe's vs. Villanova: Hawks Take Philadelphia Holy War 74-56

    In a game very similar to a Friday night at Brownie’s , the kids from St. Joe’s slapped around the soft little Villanova kids, who could only retreat to their single-sex dorms wimpering with their tails between their legs...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 392 reads 0 comments

  22. Mark Melancon Is a Good Pickup for Boston Red Sox, but Nick Punto Is Not

    Yesterday, the Boston Red Sox made some moves , signing Houston Astros reliever Mark Melancon and St. Louis Cardinals utility man Nick Punto. My first reaction to this…Nick Punto? Who cares? A crappy utility man with a ...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 494 reads 5 comments

  23. Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees Continue Ascent on Dan Marino's Record

    Yesterday, Tom Brady threw for 371 yards and three touchdowns, moving his team to 10-3. The story of the game was that it should have been a blowout, and Tom got in a big argument with Patriots' offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 684 reads 0 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox and GM Ben Cherington Winning Hearts and Minds of Fans

    The Red Sox and their fancy new GM Ben Cherington are slowly starting to make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. With baseball’s winter meetings underway, the Red Sox made some definite strides in the right direction yesterday...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 756 reads 4 comments

  25. Rob Gronkowski: The Legend of New England Patriots' Gronk Man Grows

    Rob Gronkowski was raised much like a wolf, amongst a pack of savage Gronkowski brothers desperately wrestling for their own survival...

    Geoff Roberts Written by Geoff Roberts about almost 3 years ago 3,562 reads 18 comments