With both the Red Sox and Celtics off on Thursday, and the Bruins and Patriots in their off-season it was a relatively slow day in sports, especially for Boston standards. Cam Neely and the Jacobs’ did address the Bruins media to discuss the future plans for the team and look back at the 2011-2012 season.
The Celtics are back in action tonight as they host the Hawks for an important Game 3 at TD Garden, and the Red Sox open a weekend series with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park.
Making sense of unapologetic, defiant, thankful Rajon Rondo- Paul Flannery looks at Rajon Rondo and how he reacted following Game 2, thanking his teammates for pulling out the victory.
A contrite Rondo? Don’t count on it- Chris Forsberg has Rondo not apologizing for being suspended, and in Rondo’s mind he doesn’t think he has to.
Celtics can’t afford to go soft on Hawks- Gary Washburn says the Celtics need to keep riding their momentum and not let up.
Rajon Rondo, Josh Smith bring a close relationship to postseason series- Mark Murphy looks at the friendship between Rondo and the Hawks’ Josh Smith
Looking forward Bruins need consistency- Stephen Harris has the consistency of all four of the lines being the key to the Bruins’ future success.
Deep-rooted belief- Fluto Shinzawa says depth will be important for the Bruins to improve upon for next season.
Full circle at Fenway: The making of Will Middlebrooks- Alex Speier looks at Middlebrooks’ entire career in the Red Sox organization.
It sure feels like bridge year for the Red Sox- Tony Massarotti says with Will Middlebrooks already being called up, Josh Beckett injured, and Kevin Youkilis on the disabled list, it is beginning to feel like a bridge year.
Red Sox sellout streak a real numbers game- Bob Hohler and Seth Lakso look at whether or not the Red Sox really sell out each and every game by attending a game this past week conducting gate-by-gate reviews, and interviewing team executives.
Jerry Remy’s absence concerns Red Sox fans- Chad Finn in his weekly media column writes about Jerry Remy, and when he expects to return to the booth.