Coming soon: Frozen Pond Diary

The Clipboard is proud to announce plans to host the Frozen Pond Diary – an up close look at junior hockey through the eyes of Mike Gionta. Mike plays with the Queen City Steam of the the Central States Hockey League (CSHL) – a tier III Junior A hockey league in the United States. To […]

Tuesdays with Smitty: A Midseason Review

Now that the All-Star game has come and gone – let’s take a look at where teams are halfway through the season and how my predictions are looking. Grim? Maybe? On target? Well, I won’t go that far yet, but let’s see how I did: American League: American League East – Smitty’s Pick: Boston Red […]

Who am I?

I played college football for S.M.U. and caught 5 passes as a sophomore and 11 as a junior. I was chosen in the 20th round of the NFL draft. I played in the NFL for 13 seasons as a wide receiver and made 631 receptions for 9,275 yards, 68 touchdowns but fumbled only once in […]

On the Pitch with an American Novice: Diary of My First MLS Game

As the title states, I’m relatively new to the beautiful game and have spent the past couple of years delving into the heart of the soccer world: both Premier Leagues in England and Scotland and any and all international play. I’ve been hesitant towards the MLS. I’ve watched snippets of games here and there, but […]

Performance of the Week POTW (7/13-7-20)

Padraig Harrington grabs my POTW for the week. Harrington over came a wrist injury (that limited his practice time prior to the British Open), nasty weather (gotta love winter hats and coats in the middle of July – only in British Isles), and the Chris Evert effect to win his second consecutive Claret Jug. Who […]

Rebounds & Put Backs (7/16)

Sit back and let Casey be your guide. Find yourself an article or two of your fancy. Don’t forget to tell ‘em who sent ya. Boston Sports Rants: Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers, Tampering Vikings and The Continuing Soap Opera Sox and Pinstripes: All-Star Game is still a tradition, but not what it once was […]