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Patriots Now Bowl Eligible. Thank Goodness.

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Things are a bit kerflewy with the simultaneous kick off of college hoops and holiday happenings. IN honor of that, because of that and despite that, we present Scott’s Shots Journey To the Beginning of Our Best Sporting Season*. * SSJTBOBSS is made up of, in random order: [...]


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Rammer Jammer Sports Guy

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch SPECIAL SUNDAY BONUS POSTING! Scott’s Shots is proud to provide a free (as always) reader service and urges you to check out Warren St. John’s Sunday New York Times profile of the former Boston Sports Guy, Bill Simmons. The lone initial judgment Shots will pass, is this: Simmons [...]


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Give ‘Til It Hurts

It’s fund drive time and if you count yourself among the many who find the local media to be our Fifth Major sport around here, Scott’s Shots urges you to give early and give often. There are very few forums where Shots would be embraced. Thanks to BSMW and Bruce Allen, we have one of [...]


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Griff-Gruff Gone?

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch ****UPDATED THURSDAY 11/10/05 at 2:35 p.m.**** In the course of a routine teleconference on Wednesday, discussing college basketball’s upcoming season on ESPN, Boston Globe media critic, Bill Griffith, alluded to the notion that he might soon be leaving the paper he has been at for some 40 years. [...]


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The Bryant Addendum

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch It’s fund drive time and if you count yourself among the many who find the local media to be our Fifth Major sport around here, Scott’s Shots urges you to give early and give often. There are very few forums where Shots (and 2,000 word pieces on a [...]


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Twilight at The Zone

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch A leftover from the Zone’s demise and a friendly reminder that Shots will be sharing corn flakes and muffins with the morning crew over at NECN on Tuesday during the 8:30-9:00 a.m. block. It ain’t Reege and Kelly, but wouldn’t you just love to see Shots baggy-ass-eyes following [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch A brand new PodShots is available for downloading. This week’s offering features Donny Marshall and can be found by visiting PodShots’ Podcast . (Or direct download it here.) The former UConn Husky is currently the rookie in-studio analyst for FSN New England’s Celtics telecasts. Hear Donny’s reverence for [...]


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SHOTS RESPONDED • This will sound boastful, pompous and gross: But I’m sweating my earlobes off with all this blogging. No joke. It’s like Cardio-writing or Speed-blogging. Someone get me Body By Jake on Line 2! • On behalf of the Badged-One and myself, Shots, we extend our warmest of welcomes to the good folks [...]


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SHERIFF SULLY RESPONDED • I really doubt Shaughnessy was there or it would’ve been reported already. • Henry is a strange man, but always attempts to be honest. I also love how he returns emails to the media and fans. But he’s a business man first and foremost. • Guess I was wrong on Mazz, [...]


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