Thursday Speedlinks

Bob Ryan is blogging.

Rob Bradford looks at the performance of Clay Buchholz last night.

David Picker looks at the Red Sox secret weapon…socks.

Good article from David Fleming in ESPN the magazine on the long hours put in by NFL coaches.


7:30pm, TBS – Mets @ Braves
8:00pm, TNT – Cavs @ Pistons

Random Quote

Personally, I think it’s Pedro’s new Shaughnessy hairstyle that might be messing him up, but whatever is going on, Martinez needs to get back on track or he can forget about George Steinbrenner dangling many millions for many years on a guy with John Burkett stuff.

— Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe, Sept 9th, 2004.