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Stark reality

Steven Stark is known to Phoenix readers for his "Presidential Tote Board" odds-making feature, but it turns out that he and his son, Harrison, are also soccer aficionados, having become fans of London side Fulham FC during stays in the British capit
Your indispensable World Cup update
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 11, 2010
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Jocktail Party

This past Sunday night, behind Fenway Park, a subtle yet symbolic changing of the Boston sports-media guard occurred, giving unprecedented power to the people.
NESN reaches out to rivals in a sports blogfest. Hugs all around.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 07, 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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Review: Zidane: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait

It's an intriguing concept, but they wind up diminishing the French superstar midfielder.
Almost as boring as Major League Soccer
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 01, 2009

Crossword: ''Just add vodka''

Mixing it up a little
Mixing it up a little
By MATT JONES  |  January 28, 2009

Drawing fire


Letters to the Boston editor: January 11, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 09, 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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Keepin' it realtor

There’s an old Saturday Night Live sketch — not, truth be told, one of the show’s funniest moments — called “Rock & Roll Real-estate Agent.”
Rock and rolling all night is tough with an unforgiving day job. That’s why the shredding set love real estate.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 01, 2007
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Rebirth of a salesman

He’s going too fast.
The return of Russel Pergament
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 25, 2007
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The minimal game

No video-game genre gets a free pass from consumers the way sports games do.
Winning Eleven  goes next-gen — kind of
By MITCH KRPATA  |  February 20, 2007

Natural born liar

If you ever wanted a definition of “congenital liar,” just look at Dick “Big Time” Cheney.  
“Shots and Beer” lives in persistent denial
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  January 31, 2007


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Vo Dilun is Cartoon Country

The front of the January 13 BeloJo, what with the big above-the-fold photo spread of Woonsocket’s battling mommies, was immediately dubbed the Parents’ Day Special at Casa Diablo.
Battling Woonsocket moms kick the New Year into high gear
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  January 17, 2007
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Eat, drink, and be a hooligan

It's the biggest sporting event in the world. Six story lines to follow: open wide for some soccer. Don't Mention the World Cup
Twelve places to soak in the World Cup
By MITCH KRPATA  |  June 09, 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

Crossword: 'It's So Easy'


 
By MATT JONES  |  February 09, 2006

Olé!


  FIFA 2005 shoots and scores
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