Monday, December 31, 2012
Your group of local patch editors weighs in on the standout sports moments of the year.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is part of a special "end-of-the-year" series in which local editors from your nearby Patch towns highlight their favorites in various topics. Jonathan Friedman - Editor, Attleboro-Seekonk Patch From my earliest days through college, I was a competitive swimmer. I was never good enough to be an Olympian, but I have a tremendous respect for those who are. And every four years, it is exciting to see swimming in the spotlight. Special kudos go to Michael Phelps, who looked like he had lost his magic when he didn't even win a medal in his first individual event, the 400 IM (first time since 2000 that had happened), but then regained it later in the week with spectacular wins in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, while…
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Check out photos from the Giants' victory over New England.
INDIANAPOLIS - Check out the gallery above to see photos from Super Bowl XLVI.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
An inside look at the numbers, story lines and fun facts from the game.
INDIANAPOLIS – With the media hoopla just about over before game time and the players hunkered down at their hotels before Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVI match, both the Giants and Patriots seemed to be ready for what many are predicting could be one of the best Super Bowl games of all-time. Brady vs. Manning, Coughlin vs. Belichick, New York vs. New England, a rematch of 2007, a rematch of the game earlier this season, Eli in Peyton’s city, the story lines have been never-ending. What’s more are the individual stories every player brings into this game; their previous teams, their journey to the big game, overcoming adversity, their family lines and much more. Every player enters the game with a story and leaves Sunday night adding to their …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Kraft family and the New England Patriots announce the "Super Bowl for Super People" sweepstakes.
All season long, the New England Patriots have celebrated volunteerism. In September, The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation launched the season-long initiative "Celebrate Volunteerism," focusing on volunteerism and honoring Myra Kraft's lifetime commitment to philanthropy and charitable service. With a Patriot win on Sunday against the Ravens, locking up the AFC Championship and a trip to Super Bowl XLVI, The Kraft family and the New England Patriots are launching the "Super Bowl for Super People" sweepstakes. Police chiefs, fire chiefs, school superintendents, commanding officers and doctors/head nurses are invited to nominate one outstanding contributor from their team into the sweepstakes. According to the Patriot website, "…