Jarrett Stidham probably isn’t the solution – but the Patriots still owe him a fair shot

Jarrett Stidham, in all likelihood, isn’t the Patriots’ long-term answer at quarterback. If you watched him in the second half last night against the Buffalo Bills, he might not even be an NFL starter. But the 24-year-old still hasn’t gotten a fair chance to prove himself. After 15 games and a 6-9 record with Cam …

If Patrice Bergeron isn’t good enough for John Tavares, then Tavares isn’t good enough for Boston

Either he signs with the Boston Bruins or he needs to enter concussion protocol.  I’ve barely slept for three straight nights since I caught wind that unrestricted free-agent John Tavares could maybe, possibly, potentially join the Boston Bruins this weekend, but then I decided that there’s really only one way of looking at this whole …

35-year-old Ilya Kovalchuk is literally the last thing the Bruins need right now

Last February, the Bruins sent Ryan Spooner and a first-round pick to the Rangers for 35-year old forward Rick Nash. They were gearing up for a playoff run that nobody expected to happen in the first place, and Nash was the final piece to help them topple the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals. Four …