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That Youkilis home run was just about the most spectacular thing...

That Youkilis home run was just about the most spectacular thing...


That Youkilis home run was just about the most spectacular thing I’ve seen out here in two seasons. Plus I swear a cool breeze blew...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
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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The worst and best of Boston sports in 2010

The Patriots are 12-2, the Red Sox won Hot Stove season, the Bruins are skating off skeins of wins thanks in part to the pickup of an 18-year-old Wunderkind who may be the second coming of Jesus on ice skates, and the Celtics have twice dunked the Heat.
Jock strapped
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  December 24, 2010
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Independence and assimilation at the 2010 Boston Jewish Film Festival

Independence and assimilation at the Boston Jewish Film Festival
Team efforts
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 29, 2010
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Photos: Hot Stove Cool Music at the House of Blues

Hot Stove Cool Music benefit show featuring Tinted Windows, State Radio, The Low Anthem, Kay Hanley, and more, live at the Paradise Rock Club
Tinted Windows, Low Anthem, Kay Hanley, and more, live at the Paradise Rock Club, January 9, 2010
By MARY OUELLETTE  |  January 15, 2010

Death and taxes

Here's the simple truth about Maine's automobile excise tax: If you don't support the initiative on the November ballot to cut it sharply, we're all going to die.
We’re all going to die
By AL DIAMON  |  September 25, 2009


24. Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis

If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of
If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of the American League. If that's not unsexy enough, until recently Youkilis was rocking the worst goatee in history, while Pedroia is still 5'7", bald, and buzzard-nosed.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
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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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Tragic comic

Growing up in the 1930s, Howard Zinn pored over the pixilated pages of comic books.
Howard Zinn’s American portrait
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 16, 2008
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Recent news from Not for Nothing

Speaking of dubious behavior in public office, things have been quite quiet, at least on the surface...
Best of the blog
By IAN DONNIS  |  September 05, 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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Number of the beast

It’s become the creationism v. evolution argument of baseball.
Baseball stats demystified
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 26, 2007
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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