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Do you feel the madness?? March is a crazy time for Bay Staters. Even though we are officially in the Spring Season, the 29 degree temperature isn’t quite the spring you may be thinking of, but the madness doesn’t end there. It is basketball season and the NCAA tournament is in full swing.
Even though Massachusetts doesn’t have a representative in the big dance this year, we surely have enough madness to last us through March. If you are planning a sports trip to the Bay State, don’t forget to make a pit stop at the New England Sports Museum. Boston has made a huge footprint in national history and with the success of our local professional sports; we’re making sure that history attracts an audience for all interests.
And here is the highlight of the local madness. First there is the Celtics leading the NBA with the best record in the league. The addition of Kevin “the big ticket” Garnett and Ray Allen to the line up has made us contenders for the championship.
Second there is the Holy Grail Red Sox who are finishing up exhibition play in Japan. Dice-K will be pitching the season opener this Tuesday against Oakland in Tokyo. We also can’t forget J.D. Drew’s grand slam against the Tokyo Giants the other night.
Bringing up the rear we have the Bruins who’ve had a tough season, but still have a loyal following in the area. Let’s face it, the entire NHL has had a tough time recently, but I still see a huge attendance at these games. We can’t forget to mention the NCAA basketball tournament that is occurring at the same time. The upsets have definitely ended all my bracket hopes, but that doesn’t end the madness Bostonian’s call Spring.
I know it is too early to start shedding those winter layers, but as the famous New England saying goes “if you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute.” Just as the leaves change to symbolize the change from Summer to Fall in New England, the golden skin tone of the many college students returning from Spring Break is a true sign that warmer weather is just around the corner.