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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By David Scott Boston Sports Media In addition to the Scott’s Shots Self-Ombuds piece below, please be sure to check out David Scott’s PodShots for a quick and breezy podcast that looks at: an unforgivable sin performed by the Patriots organization on Tedy Bruschi and why the Globe gave so much space to Mrs. Idiot, [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Something a bit different this week as we try and get a little insight into one of the decade’s most important sports (and yes, pop culture) writers, Bill Simmons of ESPN.com. Readers of this space know Shots has not held back over the past year for what I [...]


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Hey Hank! Here to Help. . .

By David Scott Boston Sports Media • In the interest of Fairness in Journalism Criticism, it’s time for Scott’s Shots to once again offer up our thoughts on running the toy department, this time to the city’s newest sports chief. That means my “Dear Sully” letter of 13 months ago is now becoming a Dear [...]


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Ring-a-Ding, Ding.

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Some 23-odd Hours After the City of Champions First Pitch • We’re not ones to brag, but we too executed an almost flawless Ring Day ’05. Kilroy’s by noon, sausage by two and Bruschi by three. Postgame didn’t go quite as smoothly, if only because the sausage was so [...]


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NTV – All Nomar, All the Time

By David Nomar Scott Boston Nomar Sports Media No, No, Nomah Or No Mo Nomah Or No. No. Nomah Take your pick, friends. What a weekend! I mean, seriously. Mike Tyson gets knocked out by a chump from England, the Hull beach gets A1 Globe treatment to prove sardines can be people too and Alice [...]


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The Sheath Beneath the Story

By David Scott BSMW Columnist Cut the Sheath, Babbling Bob Lobel (and all you Internet-Haters) I’m not going to get into the he said-Victor said-Red Sox said particulars of Friday’s BostonDirtDogs.com’s claim that Nomar’s injury is worse than we originally thought. It is worse, simply because it’s six weeks into the season and Nomar’s name [...]


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By David Scott BSMW Columnist Rawhide What losing streak? The Sox had the bye week, right?. . . Let me tell you something about this fellow Peabodian, Jeff Allison, who the AP is reporting left Marlins camp: Tanners don’t run. Although there was that one time at the keggah up by Brooksby when we had [...]


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