Trade Deadline Delirium

By David Scott Boston Sports Media • What was the biggest thing missing from the Wednesday/Thursday Manny Mayhem? How about one – just one – of the city’s general sports columnists’ take on “blind to Francona’s ‘bind’” Ramirez? The Globe went with Gordon Edes, the Herald with on-fire, Tony Mazz and not one other “opinion [...]

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Vineyard Venting

By David Scott Boston Sports Media EDGARTOWN, Mass. – At one point, Shots tipped off readers to the notion that whenever there’s a dateline attached to this space, you’re in for a special treat. It’s time to amend that statement: Sometimes datelines will proffer up valuable rantings. Other times, you get this: • San Diego [...]

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By David Scott Boston Sports Media • Some ‘step back from the moment’ observations re: last week’s Michael Gee story. I’m trying to serve as my own Ombudsblogger here, so feel free to tell me how the experiment goes: • The Gee story dominated the email subject lines at shots Mac Mail Inbox. Dominated like [...]

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Gee, Gone. Again.

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Gee Gone – Again • Scott’s Shots has learned that former Boston Herald sports columnist, Michael Gee, is, according to Boston University director of media relations, Colin Riley, “no longer teaching this term” at BU, a result of Gee’s somewhat suggestive observations regarding a female student. Those words – [...]

The Scott’s Shots All Star Band

By David Scott Boston Sports Media • And the award for Most Crowded TV Studio Set ever goes to: The Boston Red Sox and NESN, who last night held their ring raffle drawing with approximately 32 individuals crammed behind the desk – poor Johnny pesky had to sit on Tom Werner’s lap. Louie Tiant head [...]

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(Ridiculous) Memo from the sports editor. . .

By David Scott Boston Sports Media • Patriots season tickets arrived on Thursday, thus launching football season in earnest. This year’s package comes in mini-book format (approximately 6in. x 8in., perfect/staple-bound) and each ticket’s main picture is blown up larger on the accompanying page, thus leaving yet another keepsake at the end of the season. [...]

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