Daily Noontime: Monday, January 20th, 2020

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By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeNation 

Happy Monday, everyone – hope you are ALL staying warm on this VERY chilly and cold morning here in Boston!

We’ll try to warm things up (and make it feel like Miami this morning, which is currently 70 degrees) with our first ‘Daily Noontime’ on a Monday.

As usual, have a great day, smile, and make sure to be careful while walking and driving today!


The Boston Sports Weekend Recap


The Noontime Headlines (and Links!)

  • The 54th Super Bowl for the 100th season of the National Football League (NFL) is set as Kansas City Chiefs will square-off against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, February 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in Miami, Florida. Get some insight on the game, as well as who is the favorite, courtesy of Esten McLaren. (USA Today)

  • Former NFL cornerback Darrelle Revis called out Richard Sherman following the conclusion of the NFC Championship game last night. (NinersNation.com | SB Nation)

  • The San Francisco 49ers “have reportedly requested to wear their all-white 1994 throwback jerseys” when they compete against the Chiefs in the Super Bowl. (Sports Illustrated)
  • NESN’s Doug Kyed revisits the New England Patriots‘ decision to trade Jimmy Garoppolo two years ago to the 49ers for draft picks. (NESN.com)
  • Monday’s Celtics-Lakers match-up will have Green and White fans thinking about what their team could have looked like with Anthony Davis in the line-up. (Boston Globe)

  • The Kansas City Chiefs will be competing in their first Super Bowl since 1970 when they defeated the Minnesota Vikings(New York Times)

Video of the Day: The Brandeis University men’s basketball team scored an exciting win on Sunday, defeating No. 3 Emory University at the buzzer

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Daily Noontime – March 29, 2012

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce combined for 43 points on Wednesday, as Boston defeated Utah at the TD Garden! (Photo Credit: OregonLive.com)

By NoontimeSports.com 

It’s Thursday, which means we’re one day away from the weekend, so let’s buckle down and get some work done! Also, we’ll jumpstart the day with headlines and news, too!

* The Boston Celtics eared their third consecutive win on Wednesday when they defeated the Utah Jazz, 94-82. Kevin Garnett paced the Green and White with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Paul Pierce tallied 20 points. Boston’s win set-up a two-way tie atop the Atlantic division with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Green and White will return to the hardwood on Friday when they travel to Minnesota.

* The Boston Bruins will look to earn their 46th win of the season on Thursday when they host the Washington Capitals. The Capitals are currently locked in the ninth spot, and certainly need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. However, Boston remains the second best team in the Eastern Conference, and is on par to wrap up the Northeast division.

* According to sources – Chris Carpenter, who came to Boston via Chicago as compensation for Theo Epstein, is expected to have surgery to remove a bone spur from his throwing elbow.

* Finally, New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis called New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick a “jerk” on Wednesday on SportsCenter.     

Romo, Cowboys Suffer Another Heartbreaking Opening Day Loss

Once again, Romo struggles, and the Cowboys lose!

By Matt Noonan 

Entering Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, quarterback Tony Romo did the unthinkable in the fourth quarter, as he misfired a pass that was intended for Dez Bryant and instead found cornerback Darrelle Revis.

Ouch!

Well, once again, Romo proved that he’s not exactly Mr. Clutch. He’s certainly not Tom Brady or Peyton Manning, but once again, the Cowboys begin another season losing under the “Sunday Night Lights.”

The Boys won the first three quarters, but slipped during the final 15 minutes, which allowed quarterback Mark Sanchez and kicker Nick Folk enough time to muster enough points for an exciting opening day win.

So, while the Jets and head coach Rex Ryan catch their breath, one has to wonder, what do the Cowboys do now?

Well, head coach Jason Garrett needs to do something, especially since his team cannot afford to begin their season [0-2] again, (ahem, last year). So, hopefully this particular game will inspire America’s Team to stop slouching in the final quarter. Perhaps this particular game will force the Boys to learn how to play the final quarter with a passion or swagger, but then again, they’re like the Boston Red Sox, who tug at their fans hearts, (zing).

Don’t get too discouraged Cowboys fans, especially since it’s only one game, yet, it’s OK to wonder if Tony Romo is the right man to lead this team? Seriously, the squad looks pretty banged up and definitely they’re some questions that’ll need to be addressed, but in the end, it’s just a game, so hopefully they can regroup and register their first win against the San Francisco 49ers.

If not, they’ll once again be in Jerry Jones’s “dog house.”

Daily Noontime – October 14, 2010

Good Bye Shawne!

It is indeed a Thursday, which means the weekend begins tomorrow! Here is your Thursday edition of the Daily Noontime for October 14, 2010, have a fantastic day everyone!

Headlines:

* Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre could miss a game, possibly even this weekend against Dallas, due to his elbow.

* Washington Wizards Gilbert Arenas was fined by the team/organization for faking an injury.

*San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman will no longer be “Lights Out” for the “Bolts” because he was put on the injured reserve list, which means he must be released once he is healthy.

* Here is a few thoughts on the BCS, which is the College Football system that maybe flawed or just plain old wrong .

* Should Rex Ryan even consider playing Darrelle Revis this Sunday against the Denver Broncos?

* The Green Bay Packers currently reside in second place in the NFC North right behind the Chicago Bears, but here is an article on why the “Cheese-heads” maybe in a great deal of pain!

* CC Sabathia is officially ready to take the mound for game one of the American League Championship Series when the New York Yankees play the Texas Rangers.

Games to Watch:

* Charlotte at Orlando (NBA) – 7:00pm eastern

* San Antonio at Cleveland (NBA) – 7:30pm eastern

* South Florida at #25 West Virginia (NCAA FB) – 7:30pm eastern

* Detroit at Dallas (NHL) – 8:30pm eastern

Video of the Day:

Well, there may not be anymore “Lights Out” with the San Diego Chargers, but here is our favorite commercial starring the one and only Shawne Merriman!



Daily Noontime – October 1, 2010

It all comes down to one series, three games and the chance to win the NL West!

Well… it has officially been a month of Daily Noontime, so Happy One Month Birthday Noontime Sports! Here is your Friday edition of the Daily Noontime, have an awesome weekend and great day!

Headlines:

* Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has his winners for Week 4 in the NFL, but is your team selected to win? Check it out!

* The San Francisco Giants are close, so close to earning the division crown, so expect the Bay Area’s local nine to slowly wrap up the NL West this weekend against the San Diego Padres.

* Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips is not worried about his team getting in trouble this weekend, especially since he allowed his gridiron gang the weekend off.

* Former ESPN Around the Horn participant, Jay Mariotti, pleads out and don’t expect him to return to the best sports channel on television any time soon.

* NBA’s Erick Dampier is looking for a team to play for this season, so could the Toronto Raptors be the squad that will sign the center? Only time will tell.

* While weather has been a problem with the Ryder Cup, currently the Europeans lead the Americas.

* New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis will not be suiting up against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

* Yahoo! Sports has some early predictions for the upcoming 2010-2011 season.

Games to Watch this Weekend:

* San Diego at San Francisco (MLB) (Friday – Sunday)

* Philadelphia at Atlanta (MLB) (Friday – Sunday)

* #5 TCU at Colorado State (NCAA FB) (Saturday) – 2:00pm eastern

* #21 Texas at #8 Oklahoma (NCAA FB) (Saturday) – 3:30pm eastern

* #11 Wisconsin at #24 Michigan State (NCAA FB) (Saturday) – 3:30pm eastern

* #7 Florida at #1 Alabama (NCAA FB) (Saturday) – 8:00pm eastern

* Notre Dame at Boston College (NCAA FB) (Saturday) – 8:00pm eastern

* San Francisco at Atlanta (NFL) (Sunday) – 1:00pm eastern

* Seattle at St. Louis (NFL) (Sunday) – 1:00pm eastern

* Baltimore at Pittsburgh (NFL) (Sunday) – 1:00pm eastern

* Washington at Philadelphia (NFL) (Sunday) – 4:15pm eastern

Video of the Day:

In case you need a break this weekend from all these games to watch, do what Noontime Sports is planning to do, hit up the cinema’s to see a film that the Boston Globe gave four stars to, which is… The Social Network!