Joe DiMaggio

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Kelly's zeroes

Like Bob Beamon's long-jump record or Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak, it was once thought that no organized sports team would ever approach the string of arrests racked up by the infamous Portland Jail Blazers club of the early 2000s.
Oregon Football makes the leap and pays the price; plus, taser fun on the Bayou
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 19, 2010

Exit Mr. Excitement

How many people remember that John Ghiorse was reportedly the first $100,000-a-year weatherman in Rhode Island when he was lured away from Channel 10 to crosstown rivals Channel 6 in 1983?
John Ghiorse is hanging up his raincoat
By PHILIPE + JORGE  |  February 25, 2009

January 2008

Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  December 31, 2007

Play ball, Rhody-style

Baseball fans in New England view spring’s wispy introduction through a different lens.
Nine innings’ worth of stuff you don’t know about Rhode Island and baseball
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 06, 2007

Ken Norton: A victim of tradition

This article originally appeared in the October 5, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Ali won, but his challenger didn’t lose
By GEORGE KIMBALL  |  November 14, 2006

Casa D. slate storms the primary

While P&J do not see eye to eye with most of Bob “Cool Moose” Healey’s libertarian leanings, he is a truly thoughtful contributor to the body politic.
Chafee, Roberts, and de Ramel get the nod  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  September 06, 2006


Yankee Hating 101

“Hate” is such a harsh word.
All you need to know about this national pastime
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 28, 2006

Pride Italia

I am an Italian-American and proud of my roots in Italy. I speak Italian fluently, travel to Italy regularly, and treasure the ethic of my grandparents — and so many like them — who came here with nothing but hope and built solid lives for themselves a
A rebuke to Alito’s nationalistic supporters
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 09, 2006