About Jake Donnelly

Sports broadcaster, specializing in play by play with a decade of experience. The only promise I give you is if you tune in to one of my broadcasts, for however long you do so, you'll enjoy life during that period of time. These blogs are my way of sharing with the world my passionate (and hopefully articulate) responses to the sports world and the world in general. I do not mean to offend anybody with these blogs, but if you're offended, guess what, nothing happens.

The Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America

Why Concentrating on One Subset of Jews Reveals the Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America According to the New York City Police Department, there were four antisemitic incidents in New York City in January 2021. That was out of a total of 18, meaning Jews were the victims in 22.22% of antisemitic hate crimes in [...]

By |2022-02-17T23:04:18+00:00February 17th, 2022|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion, Woke|Comments Off on The Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and Thwarting Antisemitism

How Rabbi Mendy Greenberg of Bonita Springs Taught the World Judaism It could have been one of the worst scenes for him and his family. He could have reacted with anger and vengeance. But when Rabbi Mendy Greenberg of Bonita Springs came back to his house to find his mailbox destroyed, a car window shattered, [...]

By |2022-02-05T20:38:20+00:00February 5th, 2022|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and Thwarting Antisemitism

Mass Backs Grass: Reverting to a Grass Field in Foxboro

The Case for Reinstituting a Grass Field in Foxboro This past Wednesday, February 2, 2022, the United States Men's National Team played Honduras in a match the U.S. needed to win to improve their chances to play in the 2022 World Cup. And win they did, defeating Honduras 3-0. It was a mostly mundane affair, [...]

By |2022-02-04T16:46:53+00:00February 4th, 2022|General Sports, News, NFL, Patriots, Sports|Comments Off on Mass Backs Grass: Reverting to a Grass Field in Foxboro

The N’Keal Harry Fan Club Litmus Test (Part Two)

Why You Should Be Joining the N'Keal Harry Fan Club When Everyone is Jumping Off (Part Two)* (*If you missed Pt. 1 of the N'Keal Harry Fan Club Experience, Click Here*) Being one of the few remaining members of the N'Keal Harry fan club is not fun. There are plenty of downs and fewer ups. [...]

By |2021-12-08T13:11:30+00:00December 8th, 2021|NFL, Patriots, Sports|Comments Off on The N’Keal Harry Fan Club Litmus Test (Part Two)

The N’Keal Harry Fan Club is Not For Fairweather Fans

The N'Keal Harry Fan Club Defense (Part One) At the beginning of the season, membership in the N'Keal Harry fan club was fairly sparse. In fact, it seemed like the New England chapter of the fan club would have to dissolve when Harry asked for a trade. Then the preseason happened and membership grew... but [...]

By |2021-12-08T13:11:44+00:00December 8th, 2021|NFL, Patriots, Sports|Comments Off on The N’Keal Harry Fan Club is Not For Fairweather Fans

Boycott the Beijing Olympics for Humanity’s Sake

From the Uighurs to Peng Shuai, the World Must Boycott the Beijing Olympics Sports are the great unifier. When somebody steps into an athletic arena, all the politics of the day wash aside and the scoreboard becomes the great arbiter of who is better and who is worse. No longer does it matter where you were [...]

By |2022-02-07T22:11:44+00:00November 19th, 2021|Basketball, General Sports, Journalism, Lifestyle, NBA, News, Politics, Sports, Tennis|Comments Off on Boycott the Beijing Olympics for Humanity’s Sake

Patriots Hot Takes: Stephon Gilmore’s Injury Was Good

Without Stephon Gilmore's Injury, The 2021 Patriots Defense Looks Completely Different It is never a "good" thing when an athlete gets injured. Nobody--with the exception of the evilest fanatics out there--wants to see a player get injured. While you might only look at players as widgets and fantasy football stocks, they are human beings with [...]

By |2021-11-18T17:18:12+00:00November 18th, 2021|Conspiracy Theory, NFL, Patriots|Comments Off on Patriots Hot Takes: Stephon Gilmore’s Injury Was Good

Baseball’s Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8)

The Red Sox Just Benefited from Baseball's Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8), The Inadvertent Ground Rule Double Back in Week 5 of the 2001 NFL season, the Patriots entered the week with a 1-3 record. They fell behind and found themselves down by 10 points in the 4th quarter with a young, unproven quarterback at the [...]

By |2021-10-11T15:39:19+00:00October 11th, 2021|Baseball, Conspiracy Theory, General Sports, MLB, News, NFL, Sports|Comments Off on Baseball’s Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8)

No Sale on the Red Sox Wild Card Starter…

Why the Red Sox Wild Card Starter Needs to be Nate Eovaldi If you were Alex Cora and tasked with setting the rotation for a playoff series, you would feel pretty good about your chances right about now. Not only do you have three above-average starters in Natan Eovaldi, Eduardo Rodgriguez, and Nick Pivetta, but [...]

By |2021-09-22T19:51:31+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Baseball, General Sports, MLB, News, Sports|Comments Off on No Sale on the Red Sox Wild Card Starter…

The Terribly Encouraging Debut of Mac Jones

The Debut of Mac Jones Had Everything Patriots Fans Wanted... Except for a Win Ever since the New England Patriots took Mac Jones with their first-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, everybody was waiting for this moment. With the ever-critical eyes of an entire region laser-focused upon him, the debut of Mac Jones was [...]

By |2021-09-17T17:22:53+00:00September 17th, 2021|MicroPats 2018, News, NHL, Sports|Comments Off on The Terribly Encouraging Debut of Mac Jones
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