Author Archives: Mattes

About Mattes

Pronounced like the general. I'm all about the Celtics, Pats, Sox, and fantasy football...and dogs. Former editor who's back on that writing flow, chiming in on all of the above, with perhaps some comic book news and conspiracy-fueled personal manifestos along the way.

How Team USA Could Save the Celtics

After what was an absolute tornado of a start to the NBA offseason, things have since settled down quite a bit. Most guys around The Association are now currently lounging out by their opulent backyard pool oases or living it … Continue reading

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Top Patriots Fantasy Football Players for 2019

Though the first official 2019 NFL preseason game has already come to pass, we’re still two days away from the first slate of live action for the 30 other teams besides the Broncos and Falcons who have still yet to … Continue reading

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Top Storylines to Know Through Week 1 of Patriots Training Camp 2019

It’s officially been one week since the Patriots’ first training camp practice of 2019. That also means we’re now officially only one week away from the team’s first preseason game! (And for those who need something in the meantime, the … Continue reading

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It’s the Opening Day of Training Camp! Here are Some Lowkey Patriots to Keep an Eye on This Summer

As I sit here on the opening day of Patriots Training Camp 2019 (!!!), it’s really hard to decide exactly which of the many storylines surrounding the team right now is the most important: Is Julian Edelman’s thumb really OK? … Continue reading

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Sharks are Basically a Combine Workout Away from Killing People Now

Unless you’ve been living in a remote cabin somewhere, it’s impossible to have missed the 3,456,789,589 reports of shark sightings in Massachusetts over the past two years, particularly this summer. OK, that total may be a bit exaggerated. BUT there … Continue reading

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In Response to the Ridiculous Bashing of the US Women’s National Soccer Team

There are those out there who are going to roll their eyes hard after reading the headline or think this is just another article trying to pander to certain groups and capitalize upon the success of recent social movements. I … Continue reading

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Rapid Reaction to the Biggest NBA Free Agent Moves on Opening Night

I don’t care what you end up doing this Thursday night, because I promise you won’t see any better display of fireworks than what we already saw go off around the Association on Sunday night. After weeks years of speculation … Continue reading

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