Ryan McLaughlin is a longtime BDN sportswriter who has followed the Boston professional sports teams his whole life. From the heartbreak of Aaron Boone’s home run and David Tyree’s helmet catch to the euphoria of the Greatest Comeback in Sports History by the 2004 Red Sox to the New England Patriots’ remarkable dynasty, Ryan has seen all the ups and downs. He also had Patriots’ season tickets during the 2009 season. In this space, Ryan will provide constructive analysis, good and bad, of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Celtics.