We’re two days away from the weekend – we are also two days away from celebrating love (Valentine’s Day), so make sure to pick up some chocolate and flowers for someone special either today or tomorrow.
The sun has officially returned to Boston (and the surrounding neighborhoods), so get outside today and soak in some Vitamin D!
Have a great day, everyone, and remember to smile, laugh, and eat something yummy today!
The Boston Bruins return to the ice this evening – the Black and Gold will host the Montreal Canadiens with puck drop scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Boston is looking to erase memories of a 3-1 setback a few days ago against the Detroit Red Wings.
Tonight, the Northeastern women’s ice hockey team will attempt to win their Beanpot Tournament against Boston University.
The Boston Celtics return to the hardwood this evening – the Green and White are in Texas this evening to face the Houston Rockets with tip-off scheduled for 9:30 p.m.
The Noontime Headlines (and Links)
Marcellus Wiley does not believe Tom Brady is the right fit for the Los Angeles Chargers. (NESN.com)
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft hinted to a reporter at a 2020 Oscars party where he wants Tom Brady to play next fall. (NBC Sports Boston)
The Boston Red Sox, including Chaim Bloom, says they are not giving up on the upcoming 2020 season. (Boston Globe)
Northeastern may have won the 2020 Beanpot last night, but coaches and players on the Boston University men’s hockey team were not happy about the outcome. (Boston Globe)
Philip Rivers won’t be playing for the Chargers next fall, but he still wants to play. (ProFootballTalk.com)
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre – yes, he also quarterbacked the Minnesota Vikings and New York Jets – says he does not see a decline in Tom Brady, who will turn 43-years-old this summer.
How was your weekend? Are you ready for a brand new week?
It looks like a yucky day outside our window. Expect some rain today in Boston (and outside the city), but the good news is the mild winter returns after some chilly temps this past weekend.
Have a great day, everyone, and remember to smile, laugh, and drink an extra cup of coffee today!
The Boston Sports Scoreboard
The Boston Bruins saw their six-game winning streak snapped yesterday with a 3-1 setback to the Detroit Red Wings. Boston will return to the ice on Wednesday, February 12th when they host the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m.
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will certainly be a team to watch in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. (PHOTO CREDIT: Sports Illustrated)
By Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11)
The 2018 N.B.A. Playoffs officially begin tomorrow – yes, welcome to the postseason, basketball fans!
This is one of my favorite postseasons to follow – I do also enjoy playoff hockey as well, but playoff basketball is something I could watch all the time. So, without further ado, here are my predictions for the upcoming N.B.A. playoffs, enjoy!
Care to agree or disagree? Send me a tweet @MattNoonan11 and make sure to stay connected with Noontime Sports’ basketball Twitter (@Noontime_Hoops)
Paul Pierce paced the Celtics with 30 points on Tuesday! (Photo Credit: Lawrence.com)
Happy Hump Day to everyone, and welcome into yet another edition of the Daily Noontime. Let’s kick-start the rest of your morning!
* The Boston Celtics extended their current winning streak to five games on Tuesday evening, as they defeated the Houston Rockets, 97-92 in overtime. Paul Piercepaced the Green and White with 30 points, while Rajon Rondotallied 12 points. Boston will return to the hardwood on Wednesday when they travel to Philadelphia for a 7:00pm tip-off.
* The Boston Bruins earned an important road win, as they defeated the Maple Leafs in Toronto, 5-4. The win snaps a two-game skid, too. The Black and Gold will return to the TD Garden on Thursday when they host the Buffalo Sabres.
* According to numerous reports – Indianapolis Colts quarterbackPeyton Manningwill become an unrestricted free agent. However, where will he end up? We’ll find out soon!
* For the first time since 1946, Harvard University’s men’s basketball team will be headed to the “big dance,” as the Crimson earned an automatic bid on Tuesday when Princeton defeated Penn, 62-52. The March Madness brackets will be released on Sunday, Mar. 11.