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10 things we said goodbye to in 2012

Not to be all gloomy as we stand on 2013's doorstep or anything, but we thought it only right to bid one final adieu to some people and things we left behind in 2012.
We Hardly Knew Ya...
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  December 28, 2012
The year ahead in sports

The year ahead in sports

It seemed for every hail Mary, walk-off homer, and buzzer beater in 2011, the sports pages had a story on work stoppages, performance-enhancing drugs, or mind-boggling college-conference realignments.
Looking forward to more scoring and less scandal
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  December 30, 2011
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The Curse of Len Bias

This article was originally published in the December 1, 1995 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The curious decline of a team that had it all
By BILL SIMMONS  |  December 16, 2011

Boston to Build Long Overdue Statue for Bill Russell


Celtics legend Bill RussellIn a town with a history loaded with heroes, legends and giants, paying homage to each deserving demigod is a tall task....
By Nate Homan  |  July 14, 2011
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Photos: Ray Allen's Wall of Hope at the Fourth Wall

Ray Allen unveiled the Wall of Hope and walked guests through a timeline of his career in shoes.  
 July 6, 2011 | Fourth Wall, Boston
By K. BONAMI  |  July 08, 2011
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Photos: President Obama speaks at the Cyclorama

Obama speaks at the Cyclorama inside Boston Center for The Arts on May 18, 2011. He was proceeded by speakers from The New England Steering Committee, Governor Deval Patrick, current Celtics player Ray Allen and former Celtics player Bill Russell.
Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts | May 18, 2011
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  May 27, 2011


The cruelest month

When T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the cruelest month," was he talking about how the last few weeks unfolded for New England's major sports teams?
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 22, 2011

Celebrate With The First Celtics Anthem of 2011


These days Lyrical spends more time in his college professor role than he does rapping, but dude ...  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How...
By Chris Faraone  |  April 19, 2011
Podcast:  Cleaning Guy Pat D on Sports 4-19-11

Podcast: Cleaning Guy Pat D on Sports 4-19-11


Our cleaning guy Pat "Frickin" D barged into the studio to talk the marathon (kind of), and the C's and B's playoffs!DOWNLOAD:  Podcast Cleaning Guy...
By FNXAdmin  |  April 19, 2011
Podcast: Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston 2-16-11

Podcast: Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston 2-16-11


DOWNLOAD: Podcast Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston 2-16-11.mp3 To save podcast, right click and choose "Save Link As" 
By FNXAdmin  |  February 16, 2011
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An (almost) A-to-Z guide to Boston

Welcome to Boston, college kids.
From Ben Affleck to Yawkey Way
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  January 28, 2011


The Celtics and the birth of the real NBA

The Providence Journal 's estimable sports columnist, Bill Reynolds, is out with a new book, Rise of a Dynasty: The '57 Celtics, the First Banner, and the Dawning of a New America .
Sports Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 24, 2010
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Sports Blotter: ESPN kiddie rap

Man, has any sports scandal ever gotten less coverage?
It ain't easy being Green. Plus, UGA cops play the name game, and D-West gets weird.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 23, 2010
Podcast: Chris Forsberg 7-14-10

Podcast: Chris Forsberg 7-14-10


Chris Forsberg calls in to talk about the death of George Steinbrenner and the re-signing of Ray Allen.   PODCAST: Forsberg.mp3To download, right click the link...
By MorningIntern  |  July 14, 2010
CelticsWatch: Pierce is back, just like everyone assumed

CelticsWatch: Pierce is back, just like everyone assumed


 Surprising almost no one, the Herald reports that the Celtics and Paul Pierce have reached a preliminary agreement on a deal that will likely keep...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 02, 2010
CelticsWatch: Pierce opts out, but he'll probably be back

CelticsWatch: Pierce opts out, but he'll probably be back


 Paul Pierce looked around, saw a free-agency market crowded with the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki and others (including his...
By Ryan Stewart  |  June 30, 2010


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Riot squads

On the morning that the Celtics and the Lakers readied for Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals, framing one of the most storied and intense rivalries in pro sports, the police departments of Boston and Los Angeles geared up for the worst.
While Boston chilled, LA burned. What makes fans in some cities go wild — win or lose?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 25, 2010

Bandwagon fans gear up

Only after buying a "Beat L.A." T-shirt, methodically checking ESPN for World Cup updates, and watching every installment of the NBA Finals with a religious fanaticism, has the hard truth settled in: I am a bandwagon fan.
Benchwarmers
By ANDREW STEINBEISER  |  June 18, 2010

Brian Scalabrine: Most Valuable Ginger


I'm an avid Brian Scalabrine fan, one of the few Celtics fans to sport a #44 jersey (T-shirts are for wimps). Tonight will prove whether...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2010
Game 7 Exclusive: NBS and Big Bang Return with FREE Summer Celtics Sampler

Game 7 Exclusive: NBS and Big Bang Return with FREE Summer Celtics Sampler


N.B.S. - "Who Are We? (The Celtics)" produced by C-Lance N.B.S. - "B.O.S.T.O.N." (OUT NOW ON iTUNES) produced by Sicknature N.B.S. - "You Wanna" (previously...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 17, 2010


Celtics: In case it wasn't clear, Perkins is out for Game Seven

Celtics: In case it wasn't clear, Perkins is out for Game Seven


Early during last night's shitstorm of a Game Six Lakers blowout, Kendrick Perkins went down in pain, clutching his knee. He would not return. Now...
By Ryan Stewart  |  June 16, 2010
NBS to NBA over Celtics Anthem Controversy: Fuck Off!!!

NBS to NBA over Celtics Anthem Controversy: Fuck Off!!!


As we reported a few weeks ago - way before everybody else - Cambridge rap powerhouse Natural Born Spitters (NBS) dropped a fresh Celtics anthem...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 16, 2010
Podcast: Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston 6-16-10

Podcast: Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston 6-16-10


Chris Forsberg called in from L.A. to talk about the Celtics getting thrashed by the Lakers last night, and made some  great predictions about what...
By MorningIntern  |  June 16, 2010
The Breakfast Show Recap: 6-9-10 Tommy Mac

The Breakfast Show Recap: 6-9-10 Tommy Mac


Another big day at the Breakfast Show on WFNX   Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston Chris Forsberg called in to talk about the NBA Finals Game 3...
By MorningIntern  |  June 09, 2010
Podcast: Chris Forsberg from ESPN Boston 6-9-10

Podcast: Chris Forsberg from ESPN Boston 6-9-10


 Chris Forsberg from ESPN Boston called in to talk about game 3 of the NBA finals, the disappearance of Ray Allen, and what to look...
By MorningIntern  |  June 09, 2010


Bill Simmons suggests that Tom Thibodeau to Chicago means LeBron James to Chicago, via Arne Duncan and Barack Obama


Say what you will about best-selling author and ESPN columnist Bill Simmons - and I probably shouldn't say anything too critical until I've actually finished...
By Ryan Stewart  |  June 08, 2010
Podcast:  Pat D on Sports 5-28-10

Podcast: Pat D on Sports 5-28-10


Our cleaning guy Pat D. loves Boston sports and swearing.  He also doesn't believe in curses.  He explained this morning.  PODCAST:  Pat D on Sports...
By Fletcher  |  May 28, 2010
Podcast: Richard Gotham from the Boston Celtics 5-27-10

Podcast: Richard Gotham from the Boston Celtics 5-27-10


Richard Gotham calls into The Morning Show to talk about the Celtics tough loss, the status on Glen Davis and Kendrick Perkins, and what we...
By MorningIntern  |  May 27, 2010