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Post-steroid baseball

The bunting is hung. The chalk lines are laid out with Euclidian precision.
Nine questions that will shape the new season
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 01, 2009
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30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 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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Out in left field

It was a freezing night at Fenway. I shivered as I filed silently onto the field with the rest of the chorus, and scooted closer to the girl in front of me for warmth.
No-hit wonder
By RACHEL MAZZELLA  |  May 21, 2008
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Not-so-instant karma

No matter what happens over their next two games, the Patriots will not have gone undefeated in 2007.
After decades of curses and calamities, Boston’s sports fortunes are at an unprecedented high. So can we stop the whining?
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 19, 2007
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Let them eat car

It might be not just ostentatious, but very insulting and irresponsible, for the state to pay for two new SUVs.
Poor kids lose child-care while legislative leaders ride in comfort  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 05, 2007


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When animals attack

If it's South Carolina, it's not really the Red Sox.
Sports Blotter: Mascots Gone Wild Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 12, 2006
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Cheap thrills

Summertime inevitably raises the question: what are we going to do with our crazy, hot selves? Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Paw Sox, Penny Slots, and Ponies — so cheap, it might cost you
By ELLEE DEAN  |  June 14, 2006

The Sporting Life

A bone-chilling wind blew across McCoy Stadium as the 2006 Pawtucket Red Sox were introduced to the media Tuesday evening.
Pawsox rev up for a promising season
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 06, 2006