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Hot air index; Mr. Alexander goes to Africa; old and in the way?

While the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the world's big "environmental summit," produced enough hot air to accelerate global warming tenfold, there was at least one noteworthy moment.
The interpreter
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 29, 2012
Fleeing Cleveland

Fleeing Cleveland


  Has anyone ever NOT been happy to leave Cleveland?  Has anyone ever been happier to leave Cleveland (and this includes LeBron) than the 2011 Red...
By Michael Femia  |  April 07, 2011
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Sox to win 98 in '09?

Stat savant Nate Silver, widely lauded for foretelling the 2008 election in detail, was a baseball geek first.
Statistically Speaking
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 25, 2009
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Mound wisdom

The first pitcher/catcher cartoon in the New Yorker was also the simplest.
Cartoons of pitchers and catchers talking are a New Yorker staple. What is so funny about rubbers?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 13, 2008
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Naming names and naming rights

P+J are keeping a close eye on the US District Court trial of the two former CVS execs accused of illegally hiring John “My Sharona” Celona, the disgraced former state senator.
What lies ahead in the trial of two former CVS officials?
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  May 21, 2008
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Trutony's Deli

Trutony’s is the sort of idiosyncratic local joint they’re not minting anymore.
Bulging sandwiches with a side of friendly conversation
By MC SLIM JB  |  May 21, 2008


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Dreams of field

Do you see Dustin Pedroia in your sleep, riding a tiny blue bicycle?
Our unlicensed psychiatrist answers disturbing questions about the joy of Sox
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 31, 2007
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Return of the Bud-I

We guarantee that you will be entertained.
Cherry Arnold’s Buddy hits the big screens
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 25, 2007
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Frozen fans relish the start of a new season

The Sox are back, and that’s a good thing.
Opening day
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 11, 2007
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Choke artist

In this age of exclusive licenses, the annual iteration of each major sports video-game franchise can often be described as “$50 for a roster upgrade.”
MLB 2K7 is a waste
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 09, 2007
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Brains, balls, and a key to Fenway

Mnookin’s tale of unprecedented access lays bare the workings of one of the biggest and most beloved franchises in sports, during one of the most epochal eras of its 105-year history. Beyond "Dirty Water": Red Sox songs that don't suck. By Mike Milia
How one writer tried to set the record straight on the Sox’ past five years
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 24, 2006


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Red Sox on the silver screen

For those of us who can’t get enough of the Red Sox, but who can’t beg, borrow, or buy a ticket to Fenway Park, there’s good news: the Sox are now playing at the movies.
Virtual reality
By VALENTINE HART  |  July 12, 2006
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Fair game?

This is the type of story that gets Yankee fans’ blood boiling.
Building the best team money can buy
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006
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Wild and Crispy

When Johnny Damon took a $52 million deal in December to join the New York Yankees, it cut through Red Sox Nation like a rusty knife.
Yes, Damon’s departure changes the Sox, but they won’t be wanting for charisma
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 11, 2006
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Gold gloves

The sight of crazy Julián Tavárez clocking Joey Gathright as he slid into home had to make Sox fans chuckle.
Red Sox brawls through the ages
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 29, 2006
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Amateur hour

Do you love America’s pastime in all its plodding glory? Or do you merely seek the vicarious thrills of jacking dingers over the Green Monster?
MVP Baseball loses its license to line-drive
By MITCH KRPATA  |  January 31, 2006