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The Lawrence Taylor case is progressing, and as expected, each passing day upchucks new sordid details into the gossip-o-sphere.
LT’s self-abuse defense, a bag job at Notre Dame, and heading back to school in Texas
| May 21, 2010
Phillipe and Jorge have always had a problem with Providence College basketball’s advertising campaign, which refers to the area as “Friartown” in a delusional suggestion that the squad has support throughout the local community.
PC players foul out. Plus, helping Johnny Mac, a Supreme shift, and ‘Monbo Time’
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 16, 2010
Sure, some bands take the easy route and have album releases through the summer, enticing you to shows with back-patio barbecues and all-night rooftop after-parties. In January? Not so much.
Local rockers drop it like it's cold
| January 01, 2010
Crossing the line
The news from the Dallas-based A.H. Belo Corp., owners of the Dallas Morning News and our own Providence Urinal, hit home hard and quickly last week in Our Little Towne.
Belo Sells out. Plus, talk like a Brit, Chicago Vin acts up, and faithless football.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| December 11, 2009
Nothing is shocking
Time again for our semi-regular look at law enforcement’s current go-to gadget: the Taser.
A Louisville Cardinal gets winged. Plus, wrong-way scootering in Georgia.
| October 23, 2009
Wild, Wild West
Former Celtic Delonte West has long been known as a clutch shooter, but he's apparently taking that reputation a little too literally.
Delonte West tries out for the Washington Bullets. Plus, SUNY-Binghamton is at it again.
| October 02, 2009
United we stand
With the local AFL-CIO elections coming up, Phillipe and Jorge would like to make a rare union endorsement by saying that nothing would please us more than to have George Nee, current secretary-treasurer of the organization, win his bid to take over depa
A 'vote' for George Nee. Plus, euphemisms, bad sports, and the bucket
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 28, 2009
There've been some bizarre stories over the years involving gullible jocks and their inappropriate, multiple-alias-bearing girlfriends/wives.
Tough times for Dirk Nowitzki. Plus, a Pitt Panther gets caught shooting blanks.
| May 22, 2009
San Diego State Aztecs basketball coach Steve Fisher lectures his players during the season about how to behave off the court, getting pretty specific about what he doesn’t want to see.
Sports blotter: "Late-night shopping" edition
| October 22, 2008
Rhody loves Chachi
Get to know Charlie “Big Chachi” Carvalho for about five minutes and it’s clear he’s equal parts confident and cordial, a down-to-earth family man with big aspirations.
Spittin’ rhymes straight outta the Bucket
| September 17, 2008
The biggest fun in Little Rhody
When you’re in between studies, getting tired of playing beer pong, or looking for something new, here are a few tips for how to make the most of your time in the Ocean State.
Adventures from Westerly to Woonsocket and beyond
PETER IAN ASEN
| August 27, 2008
There are a lot of famously troubled college sports programs out there, the majority of them football teams.
Sports blotter: "Walking in Memphis" edition
| August 20, 2008
The University of Georgia Bulldogs football team has a fun fall to look forward to.
Sports blotter: "Go Dawgs" edition
| July 09, 2008
Must be the genes
You don’t often see sports-crime legacies.
Sports blotter: "Brother to brother" edition
| March 12, 2008
A few years ago it would have seemed unlikely that former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown would leave any legacy at all, but that situation has clearly changed.
Sports blotter: "All people named 'Brown' " edition
| October 10, 2007
Tough, tough summer for the Houston Rockets, arrest-wise.
Sports blotter: "Houston hydroponics" edition
| September 14, 2007
While you were out . . .
When you’re a student, it can seem as if reality just freezes when you leave town for the summer.
Yes, stuff happened in Boston during your summer break. But we’ve got it covered.
| September 04, 2007
Touched by a taser
Such was the fate of DerMarr Johnson, who just made himself the latest entry in what is becoming a shockingly long list.
Sports blotter: "More Pittsburgh pimping" edition
| June 13, 2007
In trouble once again this week is former Justin Miller Award winner . . . Justin Miller.
Sports blotter: "Commish got his work cut out for him" edition
| May 23, 2007
Trouble in paradise
While our capital city continues to promote itself as a prime booster and center for the arts, we continue to wonder about the strength of that commitment.
An emerging art group fights bureaucracy in the supposed renaissance city
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| November 21, 2006
Good times at the U
Remember when the University of Miami was an unbeatable football team? Watch the brawl (YouTube)
Sports blotter: "You don't come into the OB" edition
| October 18, 2006
Flashbacks: August 25, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Doug Fleischer, Sam MacLaughlin, and Hannah Van Susteren.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| August 23, 2006
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