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June 17, 2007 was Father’s Day. I was at Fenway with my buddy, Brian Liddy, for an interleague game.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
| May 20, 2011
The bunting is hung. The chalk lines are laid out with Euclidian precision.
Nine questions that will shape the new season
| April 01, 2009
Review: The Rocket that Fell to Earth
On July 18, 1992, in a celebrated post-game meltdown at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, the pitcher formerly known as the Rocket expressed his displeasure over a column I had written.
Roger Clemens's fall and rise and fall
| April 01, 2009
In my wildest dreams, I never thought my stock-market ignorance would be something to brag about.
Self-declared financial ignoramus revels in the fact that investing ‘geniuses’ probably know less than she does
| October 01, 2008
Whole new ball game
John Frary is a politician in the same sense that I’m the commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Politics and other mistakes
| September 01, 2008
Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Do You Want Barry In Boston?
With Papi out for at least a month the Sox could be looking for someone to fill in for him.The Internets are buzzing with the...
| June 04, 2008
The 100 unsexiest men in the world
Welcome to the first installment of ThePhoenix.com's 100 Unsexiest Men in the World.
Who would Scarlett least like to be with?
BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART
| March 27, 2008
The needle and the damage done
Our country’s national pastime is a game stolen from the Brits, perfected by the Cubans, Dominicans, and Japanese, and best enjoyed while eating the cuisine of the Teutons.
After the steroid debacle, how can America’s pastime possibly recover its dignity? By looking to the South African truth and reconciliation model.
| December 21, 2007
This Barry Bonds thing is going to be a big story, no doubt, but trust me: even bigger news is probably coming.
Sports blotter: "Barry's indictment" edition
| November 19, 2007
Maybe we shouldn’t lament the sundry scandals that have made 2007 the Year of the Cheater.
Why steroids, spying, and all those other sports scandals are actually good for fans
| October 03, 2007
Dance Monkey: Lewis Black
I’d like to be known as the King of Hope. That can be a city somewhere, or the king of actual hope.
A visiting comic in the hot seat
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| September 25, 2007
Underdog days of summer
Conjure, if you will, the defining emotional ethos of the Red Sox Nation of just a few years back.
Those Damn Yankees are back at Seacoast Rep
| July 03, 2007
Playlist: May 18, 2007
Mr. T, Urkel-Os, Bill & Ted's Excellent Cereal, and more.
Guster singer rates the top five real-life breakfast cereals based on non-animated movie characters, television characters, or Barry Bonds
| May 22, 2007
The diamond patriot
The plane shook. The cockpit coruscated with distress lights. And Ted Williams realized the landing gear was stuck.
Bill Nowlin's Ted Williams at War
| May 16, 2007
The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 10-1
These guys couldn't turn on a radio
| April 14, 2007
A wonderful, uplifting story is coming out of Utah.
Sports blotter: "Glory of Love" edition
| April 11, 2007
Pressing the case
In the aftermath of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s perjury conviction last week, the journalistic fallout of the case remains a subject of intense interest for reporters and legal observers.
A limited federal shield law would be better than the post-Libby status quo
| March 14, 2007
The Year of living strangely
So let’s see if we have this straight.
A year in media
| December 20, 2006
Remember the '80s?
Times have been tough for professional baseball this year.
Sports Blotter: All-Star Break edition
| July 11, 2006
It’s no secret that Democrat Elizabeth Roberts, a stalwart state senator from Cranston, is running for lieutenant governor.
Dems’ gubernatorial ticket shows some gusto
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| May 25, 2006
Muckrakers in the outfield
Last week was an important moment in the history of American journalism.
It’s time for baseball — and all sports — to be covered just like any other multi-billion-dollar business
| April 05, 2006
Long way home to Foxboro
You gotta love Bill Belichick.
Belichick brings in a DUI legend
| April 05, 2006
According to the essayists and numbers-crunchers at Baseball Prospectus, the hardball stathead’s Bible, there are “few irrefutable truths” in the game.
A Q&A with Baseball Prospectus writer Steven Goldman
| March 30, 2006
Bang the drum slowly
A staggering week-plus of losses in the Biggest Little.
Big losses in the Biggest Little
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| March 15, 2006
Dodgers win the Series! Bird plays H.O.R.S.E.! Congressman Canseco! We have seen the future of sports (and its name is Tony Graffanino).
Our 2006 predictions for New England's teams
| January 06, 2006
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