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About tjburlington

TJ is an aspiring sports broadcaster or journalist. He started his sports broadcasting journey in the summer of 2011 when he attended the Young Broadcasters of America summer camp. He has hosted 50+ hours of live web content. TJ is an avid fantasy football player, and enjoys reading and writing about the wide world that is fantasy football. Horgan has interviewed many notable faces in the sports world, including voice of Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN, and 2012 sportscaster of the year, Dan Shulman, former Boston Celtics big man and current assistant manager, Walter McCarty, and New England Patriots Tight End, Rob Gronkowski. In addition to sportscasting, he has been in five feature-length films, including a main role in a film called CO2, and an extra in “Grown Ups,” with Adam Sandler. TJ plays baseball for his high school team in Burlington, Massachusetts. He currently co-hosts "The Sports Mandate" on Burlington and Reading local access television Contact TJ on Twitter @captainhorgan83 or email him at [email protected]

Is The Win Still Relevant?

By TJ Horgan Win. This is the all-encompassing word describing the apex of competition. However, does it accurately depict the talent level of the athletic elite who performing America’s pastime, every day, for nine months every year? The starting pitcher … Continue reading

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The Dilemma

It’s week four of the 2013 NFL season. I am on my feet in the Georgia Dome with an emotional typhoon running through my body, watching the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots. With four minutes left in … Continue reading

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Geno Smith Is Oozing with Potential

by TJ HORGAN Sorry Patriots fans, but I am on the bandwagon too. From a fantasy football perspective, I am making a bolder statement than when very talented fantasy analyst, Matthew Berry(ESPN) advised picking Michael Vick in the first round. … Continue reading

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Spinners’ Media Day: A Chat with the Draft Picks

  by TJ HORGAN Lowell, MA- Friday, June 14th marked the annual gathering of Lowell Spinners’ players and local press for what is known as, “media day.” The sun was beaming down on LeLacheur Park as I got to speak … Continue reading

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“Sleeping Beauties” Could Turn into “Cinderella Teams” Come Tourney Time

by T.J. HORGAN The most erratic aspect of sports is the underestimated, “Sleeper Team.” A sleeper (team, players, etc.) is one that is undervalued, but performs at an unexpected level. As the plethora of bracket advice is released, there are … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Possible Patriots draft targets

by T.J. HORGAN As the National Football League season winds down, and the “Har-Bowl” is decided, April’s draft looms over the needy hearts of NFL junkies, and could not come too soon. Belichick abandoned the customary New England tradition of … Continue reading

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NFL Fantasy Junkies’ Fix: Undervalued Players

by T.J. HORGAN The playoffs have commenced, and fantasy leagues have winded down, as websites make desperate attempts to push out articles for these blasphemous, “playoff leagues.” I have already created preliminary rankings for the 2013 season, and there are … Continue reading

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Clubhouse Improvements in Boston

by T.J. Horgan When talking about his larger-scale free-agent moves, Ben Cherington has used the term, “Clubhouse guy,” or other similar phrases to describe these players. However, this attitude has not necessarily translated into production. When describing their first, and … Continue reading

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Ed Wang Exclusive Interview

Ed Wang is an NFL offensive tackle, who attended Virginia Tech.  He is the first ethnic Chinese player, not of mixed heritage, to ever be drafted by an NFL team(Buffalo Bills). In 2011, he was released by the Bills, and … Continue reading

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Clancy Continues Hot Streak as Warriors Overcome Greyhounds

North Andover- Merrimack’s homecoming weekend proved to be lucky, as the Warriors edged out the Assumption College Greyhounds. This was the final regular season matchup for both teams; however, Merrimack earned a playoff berth with this victory. Entering the game, … Continue reading

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