Chad Finn, The Boston Globe

Chad Finn

The Boston Globe

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Boston Globe
  • Boston.com
Past:
  • Deadspin
  • WBUR

Recent articles by Chad:

Celtics-Heat Game 3: How will Miami respond after a crushing defeat? Follow along here.

The series shifts to TD Garden for the next two games, and we'll bring you the latest news, commentary, and observations from reporters Nicole Yang and Chad Finn. → Read More

Channel 5’s Mike Lynch expected to make full recovery after suffering stroke

Channel 5's Mike Lynch is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a stroke. Read more on Boston.com. → Read More

Channel’s 5 Mike Lynch expected to make full recovery after suffering stroke

Lynch suffered the stroke Tuesday night while out for a walk with his wife, Mary Ellen, near their Winchester home. → Read More

How Sean McDonough has enjoyed his first season back calling NHL games

Sean McDonough has called just about every sport and called them well during his outstanding and remarkably versatile broadcasting career. But he hadn’t done play-by-play on NHL games in nearly […] → Read More

How Sean McDonough has enjoyed his first season back calling NHL games

He hadn’t done NHL play-by-play in nearly two decades, until ESPN regained broadcast rights this season after an 17-year hiatus. → Read More

Marcus Smart showed how much the Celtics missed him with a Game 2 tour de force

Coach Ime Udoka said Smart "gets everyone else in line," and that was evident in this huge win — which came with the usual Marcus Moments. → Read More

How it happened: A massive first half propels Celtics to rout of Heat in Game 2

The Celtics raced to a 25-point lead by halftime and Game 2 of the series turned into a complete laugher by the time the final horn sounded. → Read More

If any Celtics fans didn’t respect the Heat going into this series, they should now

It’s absurd to take any solace in the fact that the Celtics “won” three quarters Tuesday night. Read the story on Boston.com. → Read More

If any Celtics fans didn’t respect the Heat going into this series, they should now

For those who thought Miami was a fluke No. 1 seed, or at least a weaker one, Game 1 was a wakeup call, delivered in blunt force in the third quarter. → Read More

Celtics-Heat Game 1: Who will gain the early advantage? Follow along here.

Nicole Yang is at the game in Miami, and Chad Finn will opine from his armchair as the Eastern Conference finals begin Tuesday. → Read More

Jayson Tatum makes his Celtics teammates better and that is why he has cracked the code for true NBA superstardom

Tatum didn't have to carry the Celtics in Game 7, so instead he became a facilitator and a defender. → Read More

For Bruins, little suspense on the ice, but there will be plenty off it

The Bruins face an uncertain future following their first-round playoff loss, Chad Finn writes. Read more on Boston.com. → Read More

For Bruins, little suspense on the ice, but there will be plenty off it

The final seconds of the season contained a couple of oh-so-close scoring opportunities and endless chaos, but in the end all the Bruins were left with were what-ifs to lug into the summer. → Read More

The Celtics can do this. They have earned our trust.

The Celtics can win Game 7 on Sunday. They have earned our trust, writes Chad Finn. Read more on Boston.com. → Read More

The Celtics can do this. They have earned our trust.

They’ll be on their home court, in front of their passionate fans, and they are, by a slim but relevant margin, the more complete team. → Read More

Fox should have no qualms about its $375 million commitment to Tom Brady

A few further thoughts on Tom Brady, Color Analyst of the Future while realizing the ultimate NFL broadcast booth would feature Brady, Bill Belichick, a play-by-play voice who says next […] → Read More

Fox should have no qualms about its $375 million commitment to Tom Brady

It doesn’t even matter if he’s all that good in the booth; he just needs to avoid being an abject disaster. → Read More

The Celtics are down, Game 5 was a devastating loss, but they are not done yet

This team knows how to handle adversity, self-inflicted and otherwise, and now they face their toughest challenge yet. → Read More

Chad Finn: 3 thoughts on Al Horford's thunderous Game 4 dunk

No matter how this series and this season ultimately turn out, it’s always going to be a joy to watch that play, again and again. → Read More

Tom Brady to join Fox Sports as network’s lead NFL analyst after his playing days end

Tom Brady has lined up a second career around the NFL, presuming the first one ever ends. The seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback will join Fox Sports as the color […] → Read More