Cleaning Out the Sports Junk Drawer 10/2

Do you see a duck? Or do you see a bunny rabbit? Did Jonathan Jones hit Josh Allen in a helmet-to-helmet collision, or did Allen run into Jones?

Baseball; It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall all alone. Kind of a dick move, when you think about it.

Yes, this was shamelessly lifted from the BSMW Message Board. I expect to see a ‘Hi, Scartsy!’ post on future Wednesdays like when Dale Arnold would poach a post without attribution back in the day.

And way to go WEEI, that nobody on the Morning Show at a nominal sports talk station recognized the above excerpted Bart Giamatti poem recited by Joe Castiglione at the Red Sox season drew to a close. Good job. Good effort.

Brady goes a game without a TD; cliff talk. Mahomes goes a game without a TD; hey, the back-to-back MVP train is still on track! Everything is awesome!

I bet Sean McDonough can do a terrific Don Orsillo impression.

If this season goes badly for Kyrie in Brooklyn and he doesn’t have anymore of his own to blame things on, I bet Manny Ramirez still has some available grandparents he can borrow.

Pats fans on the Jones/Allen collision: Riveron. The Bills and thirty other fanbases: Rashomon.

Good for you Pete Alfonso, or whatever your name is, wresting the single season rookie home run record away from circus freak Aaron Judge. Kudos.

Matthew Slater is on a pace to score 4 touchdowns this season.

American Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker has some hard decisions to make.

Cakes are cooking for Glenn Anderson, Kelly Ripa, and Paul Teutel, Jr..

News Item: Vendor charges customer $724 for two beers at Hard Rock Stadium. If the Red Sox did that at Fenway they could cover the luxury tax money for 2020.

Area Quarterback admits to having mixed emotions after playing poorly during a game his team won anyway.

Go! Go U! Go U-Mass! Go UMass!! Nice W over the Zips.

RT if you are more exited about the upcoming Celtics season, Like if you are more excited for the Bruins.

Joe Maddon with have to be brilliant and engagingly quirky as a private citizen for at least a few weeks.

AB pretty much ruined any chances of Rock and Roll, Part 2 returning to the Gillette Stadium playlist.

Don’t you think I’d use the charger that came with my phone if I had it, slow charging notification?

Candy Corn SZN is well upon us now.

You could say Dana Jacobson is now the Re-Mrs. Sean Grande! But you shouldn’t.

Oh, and congrats to the happy couple who got married at halftime of the Bills game. Will be the only exchange of rings in that area for quite some time.

Nice to see Bills Legend Jim Kelly at that midfield wedding. Always a bridesmaid.

Aloha means goodbye, Vontaze Burfict. Aloha.

Is Major League Baseball bringing the old non-juiced baseball back for the Postseason? Asking for a friend.

Dan Fouts is right now shouting at a Tom Brady Under Armour commercial begging for an intentional grounding call.

Attention, Sela Ward has been replaced by Alana de la Garza on Dick Wolf’s FBI TV series. Please make a note of it.

It bears repeating: Bob Kraft is running out of time to plead guilty before his case gets dismissed.

And speaking of court cases, has Jonathan Jones been added to the Erie County Court trial calendar?

That Shiri Spear is a bit of alright.

People always talk about a ‘Boston Sports Mount Rushmore’, but never where to construct it; the Blue Hills? An old quarry in Quincy? Let’s figure it out, people!

What breed of dog was Benji anyways?

Honk if you remember Pickwick Ale.

I’m catching up on the Entitled Town podcast, and I hate to say it, but L’il Jerry Thornton really doesn’t have a leg to stand on criticizing Dan Shaugnessy for making money on his made-up Curse of the Bambino book when he’s selling the incorrect notion that the Patriots were a “laughingstock franchise” prior to the 1993 season in one of his books.

First Kirk, now Lucy? What’s in the water over at WEEI?!

I like the NFL Fan Therapy YouTube videos. There; I said it.

The previously snakebit Nationals winning an elimination game proves that You Can’t Script October.

Best bet for the weekend: Bears over Raiders at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Pip-pip Cheerio and all that.

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