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The year ahead in sports

The year ahead in sports

It seemed for every hail Mary, walk-off homer, and buzzer beater in 2011, the sports pages had a story on work stoppages, performance-enhancing drugs, or mind-boggling college-conference realignments.
Looking forward to more scoring and less scandal
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  December 30, 2011
Oh, the Madness!: The thrifty gambler's guide to betting on college basketball this year

Oh, the Madness!: The thrifty gambler's guide to betting on college basketball this year


Betting on college hoops isn't merely for sports nuts, columnists, and NCAA referees. It's for the fiscally responsible, too! I mean, someone's gotta win, right?...
By David Eisenberg  |  March 17, 2011

Friartown, redux

Phillipe and Jorge have always had a problem with Providence College basketball’s advertising campaign, which refers to the area as “Friartown” in a delusional suggestion that the squad has support throughout the local community.
PC players foul out. Plus, helping Johnny Mac, a Supreme shift, and ‘Monbo Time’
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 16, 2010

Cry me an Old Man River

Readers of this column over the past two years (my mom and my Aunt Theresa, mostly) know that I rabidly support my alma mater's basketball team, the University of Memphis Tigers. This past April, our head coach John Calipari relinquished the Tiger rein
Balls, Pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  June 19, 2009
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Slideshow: BU celebrates hockey champs

Boston University celebrates after its men's hocky team won the NCAA national championship
Boston University celebrates its national championship in hockey, April 14
By KATIE MCGOVERN  |  April 17, 2009

Annus horribilis

It’s New Year’s, a time for reckoning. With the notable exception of the Celtics, the past twelve months were tough on my teams, starting with a huge, unforgettable disaster.
Balls, pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  December 31, 2008