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.

OK We Now Know Kyrie Irving is as Good as Gone, but I’m Not Buying Brooklyn Just Yet

While the biggest news story from the past 24 hours in the Association is obviously the fact that we have a new champion – and I mean a truly “new” champion, as the Toronto Raptors just won their first-ever NBA … Continue reading

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Oh HELL YES: Oakland Raiders Selected as This Year’s Hard Knocks Team

HELL EFFING YES! On Wednesday, it was announced that the Oakland Raiders would be the team featured on this year’s version of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” which is set to air, per usual, during training camp in August. Merry freakin’ Christmas, … Continue reading

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Isaiah Thomas, Clint Capela, and a Quick Check-In on the Celtics

In less than 12 hours, we could ultimately have a new NBA champion – as long as Toronto can pull off just one more victory over Golden State tonight in The Six. Even if they don’t, we’re still officially less … Continue reading

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Where is Sony Michel? (And Other Key Takeaways from Patriots Minicamp)

The Pats wrapped up the first mandatory portion of the offseason program on Thursday. And while there are a lot of takeaways from this week’s three days of work, the most important thing is that BRADY IS BACK, baby! Per … Continue reading

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Now Even Former Mets Players and Fans Are Mad at Tom Brady

It has now become so commonplace for people outside of New England to hate on Tom Brady, that it’s almost not even worth mentioning anymore. With six championships, countless NFL records, and a face that could start wars, being constantly … Continue reading

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Ben Watson Suspended and a Few Other Patriots Notes After Week 1 of OTAs

Late on Sunday evening, in the midst of many’s Memorial Day Weekend celebrations, we received the news that Patriots tight end Ben Watson has been suspended for the first four weeks of the 2019 season for using a banned substance. … Continue reading

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An Anthony Davis-less Plan for the Celtics Offseason

(Updated June 17, 2019.) This had to be the single most disappointing Celtics season of my lifetime. Now, to be clear, I am not saying that this is necessarily the “worst” season I’ve ever seen the team have; 2005-2007 were … Continue reading

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