Category Archives: Football

Hoodie Flashback: Watch Bill Belichick Make The BB PBJ (VIDEO)

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Before Bill Belichick became the greatest NFL head coach in history leading the Patriots to four championships, he was coaching and cooking in Cleveland.

The Hoodie had some mad culinary skills, check out this video of him making his signature “BB PBJ” from way back in the 1990’s….

The only thing Bill is cooking now is the recipe to bring the Patriots their FIFTH Lombardi trophy…

Eat up Pats fans!

GRONKonomics: The Final Exam (PHOTOS)

Welcome to the final GRONKonomics! If this post was a college course, this would be finals week (and the exam). But congratulations, if you read all the GRONKonomics Capital One memes, you will pass Gronkonomics 101 exam with flying colors.

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Here are your final two financial lessons, students. Make sure to take some notes! You will be quizzed by professor Gronkowski.

12250188_10153749983153210_8616800871081001861_n The hardest part of saving money is getting started. But once you get into the habit, it is easy. Just remember that saving every penny counts!

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That’s it for our #GRONKonomics posts!

Special thanks to you, the readers, and to Capital One, for the partnership with BST&N.

Visit any of the three Capital One Café locations in Boston to learn more about how you can save!

Behind the Scenes of The #GRONKonomics Photo Shoot (PHOTOS)

Welcome back to the third edition of #GRONKonomics. In this post, Gronk supplies with more financial savings tips, once again brought to you by Capital One. The Boston Sports Then and Now team also had the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Rob Gronkowski photo shoot set at a Boston Capital One location! We have behind the scenes images and a video of the photo shoot later in the blog post.

First, the financial tips – because I know you all could learn a little something about managing money. And who doesn’t like that?

Here’s this week’s advice:

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Gronk Texts Edelman About His Injury & Uses Some Odd Emojis (FUNNY)

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The Patriots will have to push on without their spark plug on offense, Julian Edelman after he broke his foot. That puts more pressure on the likes of Rob Gronkowski to pick up the slack.

Gronk decided to text his bro Julian Edelman to see how he was doing…..and the rest is EPIC…

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This didn’t happen or did it?

Pot Of Baked Beans Goes To Funny Or Die!


Captain America Calls Out ESPN After Patriots Epic Win (PHOTOS)

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Captain America AKA actor Chris Evans let ESPN know his true Red, White & Blue feelings. Evans who is a native of Sudbury, Massachusetts and a huge Patriots fan, tweeted out the following after the Pats EPIC win over the New York Giants.

Captain America hates you ESPN, so do the Patriots and their fans.

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Sorry deflategate didn’t work out for you. Good job waking the sleeping Giants!

Pot Of Baked Beans Goes To Patriots Life!

Financial-Gronk is Back With More #GRONKonomics Tips (IMAGES)

Guess what? Gronk is back with more savings tips, brought to you by Capital One. After a whooping of the Washington Redskins on Sunday, the newest Capital One financial advisor took some time this week to serve up some sound financial advice for all you free-spenders. Here’s what we have from Rob this week:


With 360 Savings from Capital One, you can use the My Savings Goals tool to create customized names for each of your savings goals. With Gronk as your personal finance coach, it will feel like he is with you every step of the way; from opening a savings account, to achieving your financial goals, and those big milestones in life:


Gronk helped this couple save for their new house!


Keys to the her first car, and Gronk is riding shot-gun, thanks to his great personal savings tips.

Gronk being financially repsonsible, helping save for Party Bus.

Saving up to buy that party bus you always wanted. Living the Gronk life.


What are you saving for? Tell us by using the hashtag #GRONKonomics

Visit any of the three Capital One Café locations in Boston to learn more.

And be sure to tune in next week to Boston Sports Then & Now for more financial savings tips from Gronk!

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