John Powers of the Boston Globe is covering the Olympics in Sochi and came away very impressed with Team USA’s 7-1 victory over Slovakia. Even though it wasn’t much of a contest it was a “historic” win by the home country. He explained why on T&R Friday morning.
Jon Lester pitched more innings last year than ever before, and the Red Sox never envisioned using John Lackey as much coming off of Tommy John surgery. For those reasons, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe thinks the team might use six starters to begin the season.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, February 7.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft wants Gillette Stadium to be the next cold weather stadium to host an outdoor Super Bowl. Governor Deval Patrick is on board, newly appointed Boston mayor Marty Walsh is intrigued and Ben Volin of the Boston Globe says the idea isn’t all that crazy.
The new owner of the Boston Globe named himself publisher Thursday and appointed a well-known Boston advertising executive as CEO.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, January 24.
Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.
The Patriots need salary cap relief, so Ben Volin of the Boston Globe hypothesizes that the team will ask veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork to retool his deal.
The Patriots need offensive weapons, but a good portion of their money is already tied up — with Aaron Hernandez.
Peyton Manning vs. Bill Belichick has been discussed ad nauseam this week, but what about Tom Brady vs. Jack Del Rio? Over the years, Belichick has stifled Manning at times, while Del Rio can’t seem to find the answer for TB12.