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Metro-checking

Warning: Too much hockey viewing may lead to violent outbursts.
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By DAVID KISH  |  January 25, 2013
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Review: Head Games

Legendary documentarian Steve James ( Hoop Dreams ) again turns his camera on the dark side of America's obsession with sports, this time looking at the rash of suicides and dementia linked to concussions.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  October 05, 2012
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Finality

Every June, students wrestle with finals, before either graduating or going off to their summer jobs, waitressing in places that specialize in fried full-belly clams.
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  June 15, 2012
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RISD’s hockey team turns the dick joke into high art — OK, low art

The third period has just begun and the Nads, the Rhode Island School of Design's club hockey team, is losing 2-0 to a squad from Emerson College.
Go Nads!
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 17, 2012

Black Bears at Fenway

I had my doubts about Frozen Fenway, the 16-day-long "ice event" held at the venerable old ballpark, starting on New Year's Day.
Balls, Pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  January 27, 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


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?
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 22, 2011
Providence Bruins at the Dunk

Providence Bruins at the Dunk


Just because they're pulling up the tail end of the Atlantic Division (won 10, lost 11 as I write) doesn't mean that we should abandon...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2010
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Swords, cycles, skates — and Scrotie

Sporting venues don't have to be limited to large corporate-sponsored stands full of foam fingers. Some of the more unique — and irreverent — sports teams can be found right in Lil' Rhody's backyard.
Fun 'n' games
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  September 03, 2010

40 years of heroes + villains

Turning 40 this week spurred me to compile the greatest sports moments witnessed with my own eyes during (what I hope is) the first half of my life.
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  August 13, 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


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Cardinal sin

Here's one you don't hear every day. J.J. Hones, a point guard on the Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team, has been dismissed from the squad for a DUI. No big deal, right? Happens all the time in college sports.
Drunken golf-cart fun at Stanford; plus, an aspiring NHL goon takes his show off the ice
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 18, 2010
Coachella 2010:  Hockey Interview and Performance

Coachella 2010: Hockey Interview and Performance


Hockey stopped by to talk about the desert and perform.DOWNLOAD: WFNX Coachella Hockey Interview.mp3DOWNLOAD: WFNX Coachella Hockey - Four Holy Photos.mp3DOWNLOAD: WFNX Coachella Hockey -...
By Fletcher  |  April 18, 2010
Coachella 2010: Hockey Video

Coachella 2010: Hockey Video


Hockey perform "Song Away" at WFNX Sapporo Coachella House  
By Keith Dakin  |  April 18, 2010

Aaarrgghh!

There is Pirate news, and not just that Penelope Cruz will star in the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie as Blackbeard’s daughter. No, there is Portland Pirate news.
Balls, Pucks, & Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 26, 2010

Bouquets all around

While it is difficult to be very jolly during February, P+J are in a generous mood and are willing to salute a few people, rather than dissect them. Yes, we are just wonderful.
P+J spread the love; haigiography; hate-mongers in the Biggest Little
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 26, 2010


Crossword: ''So Many Words''

Throwin' em out at random for you.
Throwin' em out at random for you.
By MATT JONES  |  February 19, 2010

Fresh from yet another Bruins loss, Pat D joins us and atually gives us a bit of a history lesson...


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By Pat D on Sports  |  February 05, 2010
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Review: Tooth Fairy

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson dons a pink tutu and wings as Derek, a hockey player who's earned the nickname "The Tooth Fairy" for his knack for knocking out opposing players' bicuspids on the ice.
It bites
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 29, 2010
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Slap shot

Bogdan "Rudy" Rudenko, a minor-league hockey player who was most recently with the now-defunct Colorado Springs Gold Kings, has been arrested in connection with the Stallings, North Carolina, shooting of a friend and former teammate of his (some reports
Murder hits minor-league hockey. Plus, Chris Chelios gets whistled for DUI.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  January 22, 2010

Pats &%$*ing SUCK!


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By Pat D on Sports  |  January 11, 2010


Let’s recap

With the decade drawing to a close, it's fitting to reconsider the moments and developments of the last 10 years that forever changed sports in Portland and New England.
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  January 01, 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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Stones arrive

The Garden was the scene of a historical rock experience last Saturday when the Stones came to Boston. All the past fiascos staged in the hulking home of the Bruins and the Celtics are forgotten.
Jagger as a hero-rapist
By KEN EMERSON AND SHEILA  |  December 04, 2009
Burrito, Fletcher Reviews, Andrew Ference, Steve DeOssie, Pop Trash and WTF(s)

Burrito, Fletcher Reviews, Andrew Ference, Steve DeOssie, Pop Trash and WTF(s)


Burrito, Fletcher Reviews, Andrew Ference, Weezer contestants, Steve DeOssie, Pop Trash and both WTF Lines are in todays The Sandbox Podcast! Listen here! Put us...
By Charlie  |  December 01, 2009
The Sandbox interviews Andrew "The Firefly" Ference

The Sandbox interviews Andrew "The Firefly" Ference


The Sandbox talks to Andrew "The Firefly" Ference about last nights game and the Bruins season so far. Listen here! Put us on your iPod....
By Charlie  |  November 17, 2009


Burrito, Fletcher Reviews, Andrew Ference, MRTPQ and WTF

Burrito, Fletcher Reviews, Andrew Ference, MRTPQ and WTF


Burrito, Fletcher Reviews CDs, Andrew Ference, MRTPQ and both WTF Lines are in today's The Sandbox podcast! Listen here! Put us on your iPod.
By Charlie  |  October 20, 2009

Pats destroy Titans, Bruins need to fight!


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By Pat D on Sports  |  October 19, 2009

Seau is back! Lou Albano, rest in peace...YESSAH!!!


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By Pat D on Sports  |  October 16, 2009
Andrew Ference Intro

Andrew Ference Intro


 Got a couple of e-mails about the new epic-length Andrew Ference "Blood On The Ice" intro. Here it is in its long form.
By Charlie  |  October 07, 2009