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Why the NFL sucks

Oh, we meant to say "Why the NFL sucks . . . except for the Patriots." Sorry. And prepare yourself for a sporting screed.
Tales of the No Fun League; judging the judges; parsing the Pamphlet of Record
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 07, 2011

Why you should watch tonight's Jets-Patriots game with your laptop open


To the age-old tendency to watch a football game with the TV sound down and the radio sound up, the mavericks at FOOTBALLZ TALK have...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 06, 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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Governor Ghoul

Phillipe and Jorge are coming late to this fight, as last week’s column was already filed when the announcement was made that Governor Donald Carcieri — Governor Ghoul to you — had vetoed a bill giving domestic partners the right to claim the bodies of a
 Sinking to new lows
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 20, 2009

Crossword: ''From A to B''

It's a short trip
It's a short trip
By MATT JONES  |  August 21, 2009
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Looking for Mr. Dunbar

Will Dunbar split town without saying goodbye, and now he's facing a pair of felonies.
The Justin Miller award race heats up. Plus, tough times in Fayetteville.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 18, 2009


One of a kind

Phillipe + Jorge took time to attend the funeral of Claiborne Pell, in deference to all that he did for both Rhode Island and civility everywhere he went.
Rest in peace, Claiborne Pell, former senator and all-around class act
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  January 07, 2009
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Blount's blunts

Let’s just say it’s been a while since we’ve seen a pound-worthy entry to the annals of pot busts, as we did this week.
Sports blotter: "Gone to pot" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 17, 2008
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Shattered Plax


Sports blotter: Burress edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 10, 2008
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Surprising

You do a thing often enough, you tend to get good at that thing.
Sports blotter: "Absolutely fell out of my chair" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 03, 2008
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Young people doing stupid things

“This isn’t fixin’ to stop me,” crowed a defiant Josh Jarboe.
Sports blotter: "Carrying a gun to a track meet" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 19, 2008


The enforcer

Once upon a time, the washed-up hulking athlete didn’t have very many employment opportunities.
Sports blotter: "Real-life Rocky" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 13, 2008
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Bronx bum

Man, there sure must have been some serious drinking going down on those great Yankee teams of the 1990s.
Sports blotter: "Hero to zero" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  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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Off point

Lots of class being shown this year by New York–area point guards.
Sports blotter: "Celtics fans still hate this guy" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 24, 2007
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Pats' parity

And, just like that, it’s fall. The days shorten. Crockpots come out of retirement. And the Patriots play the Jets on Sunday.
Power plays
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 05, 2007


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Pugilism sound

It’s been a while since we heard much from the Washington Huskies.
Sports blotter: "Trouble in Washington" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  August 15, 2007
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Too high

One wonders, at times, if there is some kind of Norse God of sports crime.
Sports blotter: "T-High" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 25, 2007
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Goodell-y two-shoes

In trouble once again this week is former Justin Miller Award winner . . . Justin Miller.
Sports blotter: "Commish got his work cut out for him" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 23, 2007
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Take my wife, please

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Brett Myers became the latest pro athlete to punch his wife in the face in public last week, committing the act right here in Boston.
Sports Blotter: "Just a bit outside" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 28, 2006
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Sports Blotter: the King James version

In the most highly anticipated sports trial since the Marv Albert overbite case, Gloria James, mother of burgeoning NBA media supernova LeBron James, will finally face justice for her role in what has been hands down the most interesting sports DUI of t
LeBron's Mom pulls a Carlo
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 24, 2006


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Smelling like a Rose

The bad-seed stories just keep rolling in.
Plus the best quote from a lawyer you will ever hear
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 01, 2006