Tracy’s Take

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shake hands after New England's 55-31 win at Gillette Stadium. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Battle Between Two Dynasties Goes Down Without A Fight

Tracy Clements takes a look at the Patriots-Steelers rivalry, and how both teams seem to be heading in opposite directions.


Tom Brady and Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Buccaneers Present True Test For Patriots

You aren’t necessarily what your record says you are. Sunday will be a true test for the Patriots


Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Is Cheating The New Norm?

Is cheating the new normal in sports?


New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, center, signals the start of a scrimmage at NFL football training camp. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tracy’s Take: Training Camp Is Here, And Not A Moment Too Soon

The start of training camp has finally arrived and it couldn’t have come any sooner for the players, or for the fans of the New England Patriots.


The Boston Bruins stay on the ice after losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Despite an Epic Loss, No Arguing Boston Will Bounce Back

The Boston sports scene and the city itself may be in a transition period, but Tracy Clements has little doubt we’ll all bounce back.


The Bruins (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Red Sox (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) and Celtics (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) are giving Boston sports fans little to complain about lately.

Tracy’s Take: No Better Time To Be A Boston Sports Fan

Is there a better time to be a Boston sports fan? Tracy Clements doesn’t think so.


Celtics forward Brandon Bass. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Celtics Pass Late-Season Chemistry Test

The Celtics haven’t been a whole unit all season long, but they passed a big chemistry test Sunday with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce returning to the lineup.


John Henry and Tom Werner (Photo by Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: As Opening Day Nears, Red Sox Fans Remain Skeptical

Opening day is just around the corner, but have the 2013 Red Sox done enough to restore the faith of the fans?


Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green with head coach Doc Rivers. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Time To See As Much Jeff Green As Possible

After Jeff Green’s career game against the Miami Heat, Tracy Clement’s wants to see as much of the young forward as possible.


David Ortiz (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Is Ortiz The Achilles Heel Of Red Sox?

Tracy Clements gives her take on David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox.