Happy Retirement, Dad!

1976. The United States Bicentennial. Rocky Balboa, the legend, made his move from leg-breaking for a loan shark to boxing immortality. Apple Computer Company originated. The ABA merged with the NBA. My old man’s high school coaching career began. His and my Yankees got swept by “The Big Red Machine.” Dad’s first year as head […]

High School Football Week #4

By Jack Healey I went 13-2 in high school picks last week. Here goes for week #4: Friday September 20th Rutland over Essex. On NSN Otter Valley over Springfield Fair Haven over Mt. Anthony St. Johnsbury over Colchester. On NSN BFA Of St. Albans over CVU. On NSN Burlington/South Burlington over Rice. On NSN Middlebury […]

NFL Picks Week #3 And The Idiot Not from Boston Talk Show Host

By Jack Healey I went 9-7 in the NFL picks last week and my overall record is now 19-12. Here goes: Thursday September 19th Tennessee over Jacksonville Sunday September 22nd Buffalo over Cincinnati Dallas over Miami Green Bay over Denver Atlanta over Indianapolis Kansas City over Baltimore Minnesota over Oakland NE Patriots over NY Jets […]

YAZ, Disappointment And Drama

By Jack Healey I was looking forward to watching all the stuff at Fenway Park last night. You know all the Carl Yastrzemski, Mike Yastrzemski stuff. Let me say that Mike Yastrzemski didn’t disappoint, he had a home-run and a double. How dramatic was that? It’s moments like that that make baseball the great game […]


By Jack Healey I love inter league play in baseball. I have never understood the whining about it. I get it, not all the match-ups are exciting, but you still have Yankees-Mets, Cubs-White Sox, Angels-Dodgers. You have rematches of the World Series like Red Sox-Dodgers this season or possible previews of the World Series like […]


by Jack Healey I went 10-5 last week and here I go with week #2 Thursday September 12th Carolina over Tampa Bay Sunday September 15th Baltimore over Arizona Cincinnati over San Francisco Detroit over LA Chargers Green Bay over Minnesota Houston over Jacksonville NE Patriots over Miami NY Giants over Buffalo Pittsburgh over Seattle Tennessee […]