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Bill Walton loves the Celtics, Jimmer, and Guinness

Bill Walton loves the Celtics, Jimmer, and Guinness

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of sitting at a bar, drinking beer, eating food, and talking hoops with Bill Walton.  It was part of an event set up by the fine folks at Guinness… and it allowed me and a handful of other bloggers to experience Bill Walton first hand. And the man did not [...]

March 17, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Complete Bill Russell statue resolution

Complete Bill Russell statue resolution

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley posted the entire Bill Russell statue resolution as a "note" via her Facebook account. She was kind enough to add me as a friend so I could check it out: _____________________________________________________________________________________ WHEREAS,     Bill Russell is known as the cornerstone of the brilliantly successful Boston Celtics from 1956-1969, and was professional sports’ [...]

March 2, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 3

Bill Russell statue idea gaining steam

Bill Russell statue idea gaining steam

Back in November, Paul Flannery wrote a great piece for Boston Magazine about why Boston needs to erect a statue for Celtics legend Bill Russell. Well, as Boston.com reports this afternoon,, he's far from alone on the idea. Boston city councilors John Connolly and Ayanna Pressley have filed a resolution asking Boston's businesses, leaders and "philanthropic organizations" [...]

March 1, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 9

Bill Russell’s Medal of Freedom ceremony

Bill Russell’s Medal of Freedom ceremony

  You heard the President… get this man a damned statue.  And please, don't listen to a certain pair of local morning idiots who rambled on this morning about how Russell doesn't deserve one because they should be reserved for war heroes.  There's no reason we can't honor Bill Russell for the man he is… [...]

February 15, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Watch Bill Russell’s Medal of Freedom ceremony live

Watch Bill Russell’s Medal of Freedom ceremony live

JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV Bill Russell is receiving the Medal of Freedom today in a White House ceremony that begins at 1:30.  You can watch it live right here. [...]

February 15, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Dope new Forest Lab tees

Dope new Forest Lab tees

One of my favorite websites, Pick Your Shoes.com, has once again partnered with the Forest Lab for some outstandingtees. Seeing that Larry Legend's birthday is this week, this new tee simply entitled "Bird" is perfect. It features Larry with a great big cigar in his mouth, Red style, and donning a crown. It comes in white and green. But [...]

December 8, 2010 KWAPT Uncategorized 2

Give Bill Russell a damn statue!!

Give Bill Russell a damn statue!!

Professional sports mean the world to Bostonians.  Athletes are revered.  The greatest of the great athletes are Gods.  Larry Bird would be carried around Boston if he wanted to be. Yet the greatest winner this city has ever seen…  the man who led the most successful of our franchises… one of the most successful franchises [...]

December 1, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Your Morning Dump… Where Semih is a tough bastard

Your Morning Dump… Where Semih is a tough bastard

Reuters Photo Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. And before he finishes his sentence, he grins, " . . . no pain, no gain." The ability to play in pain does not come [...]

November 19, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Bill Russell to get Medal of Freedom

Bill Russell to get Medal of Freedom

Another piece of bling for Bill Russell. And this one's a big deal: The Presidential Medal of Freedom is a decoration bestowed by the President of the United States and is – along with the equivalent Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress – the highest civilian award in the U.S. It [...]

November 18, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. While Doc Rivers reserves the right to call for a double session or two if needed, right now there are none on the official schedule and the [...]

September 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8