Pats break NFL’s unofficial win streak
and there’s no Tot champagne.
That’s why they’re so great. ... Payton
is fitting in well at the Celts. ... Have you noticed -- amid the Sox charge and the Pats juggernaut -- that the Celts have gotten a lot of great preseason attention this year? Could it be because there’s a void left by the forgotten Bruins and NHL lock out
? The NHL is in the process of commiting suicide -- and it’s strange how few notice or care. ...
Easy does it for me on the Sox today. I’m with Reader No. 1: This doesn’t feel right. Of course I was pessimistic about the Pats during their two victorious Superbowl campaigns. So my conscious pessimism could be a good omen. But the Yanks are the Yanks. They’re also confident and proud. The manufactured hype also bothers me because it’s too familiar. Just let ‘em play without all the tired histrionics. That
would make me more optimistic that things are really different this year.