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Ho-hum, just another in trend of boring Pats-Jets games

Sunday was an absolutely gorgeous late summer/early fall day. We're a little confused, what season is it really? Basically, it's just football season.Hopefully, you didn't spend it indoors watching New England Patriots kicker Nick Folk, a former New York Jet, extending his franchise record ...

Patriots can’t let the Jets drop them to 0-2, can they?

We always tell you not to pay too much attention to the results of the first month of a National Football League season. That's because teams haven't settled in, plus there isn't updated film on opponents, etc. And remember, a coach's favorite saying, which now players are using, is “I don't ...

Battle of the Bridge returns

Can you feel it? That sense of rivalry? Can you hear it? The sound of cheers from the stands, not just for one team, but both? Can you see it? The student crowd standing on both sides of the bleachers, all decked out, at Titans Gym? If not now, you will throughout the week. Welcome to ...

Time Travel for Sept. 17-23

This may be a classic “Get Off My Lawn” moment, though this aging soul wasn’t even thought of in 1946. But considering the feel-good portions of this tale, it’s impossible to look back and rue the loss of innocence. SEPT. 17, 1946: “Nashua’s Little Dodgers wrapped up the New ...

Jones did everything for Patriots except get them a win

Ahhhh Opening Day in the NFL is like the first day of school. You try to look your best, but it doesn't quite work out every time. The New England Patriots and their rookie quarterback Mac Jones looked pretty good in a lot of spots on Sunday, but in the end, as they told us one-by-one after ...

NFL season kicks off this weekend

Sure, there’s one game in the books from Thursday night in the NFL season. But things don’t really begin until Sunday at 1 p.m. And now our Sundays are fully booked all the way – are you ready? – until the Super Bowl on Feb. 13. That’s almost a lifetime away as we’ll be looking ...