Saturday, May 14, 2011

Boston, Massachusetts - HOCKEYTOWN, USA!!!!!! (NO BANDWAGONERS PLEASE!!!!)

Tonight the Boston Bruins take on Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the NHL Eastern Finals. It has been 19 years since the Broons have been this close.

This may be hard for some of you to believe but 40 years ago the Broons were MUCH bigger than the Red Sox and Patriots and even the Celtics were an afterthought.

Kevin Dupont in the Saturday Globe sets the stage

If you are over 40 this music was a part of your life - Nutty by The Ventures


Friday, May 13, 2011

Phil Esposito hopes Tampa kicks the Bruins butt

Phil's comments about the Bruins are a bit shocking.....remember his #7 is hanging at TD Garden

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

May 10, 1970

Ted Williams once asked Bobby Orr - "Is that the only damn goal you ever scored?"

A day that will live forever in Boston sports history

How Fred Cusick called it on WBZ Radio

Dan Kelly's call on CBS

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The end is near for candlepin bowling as Natick landmark will close

It was the longtime home of the long running Saturday noontime bowling show that ran on channel 5 for nearly 40 years. Now word comes that Fairway Sports World on Route 9 in Natick will close later this month.
Fairway's Farewell: What does it say about leisure time in the 21st century?

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An 81-year-old Korean War veteran, Lupinski recalled when "whole families were involved" in bowling leagues or related activities.
Later, he and his wife, Alice, said families with two working parents are so busy it's the grandparents who often take children bowling.
"Bowling is a dying thing. I don't know if there's going to be any lanes left in 10 years. I feel bad for parents because there's not so many activities for kids in town," he said.

Here is a video of the most famous match in the history of the channel 5 bowling show.....