With none of the locals in action last night (besides the Beanpot) it’s a mixed bag of top links this morning:
Why you sign Josh Beckett, today. Curt Schilling weighs in on Josh Beckett entering the last year of his contract, and takes a shot at Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe in the process.
These e-mailers are writing about a wrong - Dan Shaughnessy shares some of the emails he received after saying that Peyton Manning was better than Tom Brady, and then having Manning lose the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Harsh dose of reality - Ron Borges tells us that the window of opportunity is closing for Peyton Manning.
Trading Ray Allen only hope for C’s - Gerry Callahan tells us why the Celtics need to make a move if they hope to be a contender come playoff time.
Who would fit with C’s if they deal Ray Allen? Paul Flannery examines whether either Kevin Martin or Andre Iguodala would be an acceptable return for Allen.
Doc Rivers’ done being nice - Steve Bulpett has the Celtics coach saying that his club needs to do more than just talk about getting better.
Cameron front and center for Red Sox - Mike Fine looks over the reconfigured Red Sox outfield, which now has 37-year-old Mike Cameron as its centerpiece.
The deal is, Thomas will stay put - Joe Haggerty tells us that Tim Thomas isn’t going anywhere.
Super Bowl reminds us of the power of sports - Bill Reynolds says that Sunday was one of those games that “reminded us that sports can be transcendent, have the power to be more than just a game with a winner and a loser. One of those games that remind us what we love about sports.”
Classics like this make familiar title game anything but stale - No, not the Super Bowl, Chris Gasper is talking about the Beanpot…