It was productive night for the locals, as the Bruins won 2-1in Toronto, and the Celtics held off the Timberwolves 96-93 at the TD Garden. You can check out bruinslinks.com and celticslinks.com for the complete coverage of these games.
Making The Grades – Patriots vs. Dolphins - Jeremy Gottlieb grades out the Patriots regular season finale. Check the other report cards from: Ron Borges | Christopher Price | Michael Felger | Mike Reiss
Revisiting preseason predictions - Mike Reiss has some fun with his own preseason predictions.
Peaking Patriots won’t be denied this time - Gerry Callahan thinks the mayor should be planning a parade.
Brady will win MVP, but Vick deserves consideration - Bill Burt has 10 thoughts on the NFL.
Scanning the AFC field from the Patriots’ view - Glen Farley looks at potential playoff opponents for the Patriots.
Celtics squeak out a win over T’Wolves, 96-93 - A. Sherrod Blakely looks at the Celtics win last night.
Finding ways to win - Paul Flannery has the Celtics doing what it takes to get the win.
Celtics better with Paul Pierce scoring, not passing - Steve Bulpett says that with Rondo back, Pierce can go back to what he does best.
Wavering on sticking with Wafer - Von Wafer had his best game of the week of the season for the Celtics, but Gary Washburn’s notebook says that his spot with the team might not be safe. The Herald notebook from Mark Murphy has Doc Rivers praising Wafer’s work on defense.
Long-term, the Bruins need everything they got Monday - DJ Bean says the win was a boost for Tuukka Rask.