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Red Sox Nation, meet your new existential dread

For my entire life, I have esteemed the Red Sox above all other teams.
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 08, 2010
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Ten years of great sports

Moments after Adam Vinatieri's field goal split the uprights as the clock expired in the Louisiana Superdome on February 3, 2002, the streets of Boston were in bedlam. Drunk people dangled from trees and hung off lampposts. Motorists leaned on their ho
Boston's road from Loserville to Title Town
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 25, 2009
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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?
By BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART  |  March 27, 2008

Do it for Roy

My lady friend is obsessed with the New York Giants, and it’s making things tough.
Balls and pucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  January 30, 2008
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The Most Hated Man in Boston

To understand the tortured tango that binds Dan Shaughnessy and his detractors, consider his item about Red Sox ace Curt Schilling’s blog, 38 Pitches.
What is it about The Globe ’s Dan Shaughnessy that makes ordinary, peaceable people want to kick his ass?
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 10, 2007
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From “Yankees Suck” to “Wow, we suck”

The utter dunderheadedness of Grady Little in the late innings of Game Seven of the 2003 American League Championship Series provoked a lot of seemingly irrational behavior on the behalf of many Red Sox fans.
Middle Eastern division
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 14, 2006


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Big Papi's sudden impact

'You want me to hit like a little bitch?' Brains, balls, and a key to Fenway: How one writer tried to set the record straight on the sox’ past five years. By Mike Miliard.
An excerpt from Seth Mnookin’s book, Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top (Simon and Schuster).
By SETH MNOOKIN  |  July 20, 2006
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To BB or not to BB

It took a hell of a long time, but 2006 finally has its first college-jock-randomly-shoots-pedestrian-with-BB-gun offense.
Sports Blotter: Red Rider Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 14, 2006
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Still kings of the hill

Rivalry? How can anyone call the Yankees-Red Sox a rivalry when it’s so one-sided?
A Yankee fan’s perspective
By FRENCHY BORDAGARY  |  May 19, 2006
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Revisiting the Zoo

There’s a whole slew of baseball fans who don’t remember a time when there was no DH in the American League, when there were just the two leagues and no divisions, there was no scoreboard in the corner of your TV screen, and when 50-home-run seasons were
Recalling the golden era when the Yankees were laughingstocks
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006
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Game on

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
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 06, 2006