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Schilling’s fire sale, by the numbers

By now, most are likely aware of Curt Schilling's recent woes, but for those not privy: 38 Studios, the former Red Sox pitcher's Rhode Island–based video-game studio, was forced to declare bankruptcy back in the spring, sending him into a financial tail
Auction Blockhead
By MICHAEL WALSH  |  November 02, 2012
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Carson Kressley in Damn Yankees

This year marks the Ogunquit Playhouse's 80th season of breezily sophisticated, classic American musical entertainment.
The Devil went down to Ogunquit
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 10, 2012
Review: Pelotero

Review: Ballplayer: Pelotero

Ballplayer initially declares that it is about dreams, ambition, and family struggles, but by focusing almost entirely on money and market values, it strikes out.
Striking out
By MILES BOWE  |  July 13, 2012
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Hey cranks, peep what the ballists are playing!

With the Boston Red Sox sitting in fourth place and virtually all their players struggling or injured, it really couldn't be a finer time for baseball fans to rediscover what we actually love about the sport.
Return to Tradition
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 29, 2012
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They call me Oil Can

Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, a Mississippi native who lives in East Providence with his wife and two children, is one of the most complex, controversial players ever to don a Red Sox uniform.
Baseball, drugs, and life on the edge
By EXCERPTED FROM THE BOOK BY DENNIS "OIL CAN" BOYD AND MIKE SHALIN  |  May 25, 2012
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Contemplating the self with Youth Lagoon

Knowing what kind of wall hangings a musician had as a child doesn't always offer clues about his adult personality, but in the case of the Boise-situated creator of hazy pop project Youth Lagoon, Powers's posters provide handy visuals when listening to
Poster child
By REYAN ALI  |  March 30, 2012


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With the 2012 baseball season upon us, we ask the experts if size really does matter

In Major League Baseball, where big-market teams have won eight out of the past 10 World Series, your payroll often determines how far into October you'll be playing.
Market factors
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 30, 2012
What did Lansdowne Street look like before Fenway Park was built?

What did Lansdowne Street look like before Fenway Park was built?


Not much: Also via the Globe's story on 100-year-old things: a really old photo of Fenway Park: 
By Carly Carioli  |  January 04, 2012
Yankees fan to open new diner mere blocks from Fenway Park

Yankees fan to open new diner mere blocks from Fenway Park


The rumors are, evidently, true: MICHAEL SCHLOW -- an avowed Yankees fan and the celeb chef behind RADIUS, VIA MATTA, TICO, and Wellesley's ALTA STRADA...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 04, 2012
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
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Money Talks and Fans Walk

This article was originally published in the September 29, 1995 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Salaries, strikes, and TV have changed everything about baseball since 1975
By BILL SIMMONS  |  December 16, 2011


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Ten Great Moments In Red Sox Playoffs

This story was originally published in the September 25, 1995, issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The good, the bad, the ugly — we've seen it all
By BILL SIMMONS  |  December 09, 2011
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From the ''Sporting Eye'' Archives

"1973 World Series: You Gotta Believe," "Super Bowl VIII: Bud Grant as Capt. Queeg," and more
From the Phoenix's George Kimball archives
By GEORGE KIMBALL  |  November 18, 2011
What were the odds? Nate Silver says Red Sox had one-in-278-million chance of not making playoffs

What were the odds? Nate Silver says Red Sox had one-in-278-million chance of not making playoffs


For those who lived through both, the takeaway from last night's final scene of the Red Sox collapse was: it was pretty bad, but it...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 29, 2011
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The day before the morning after

On September 10, 2001, Hurricane Erin was spiraling up the Eastern Seaboard.
Looking back on September 10, 2001
By CHRIS WRIGHT  |  September 09, 2011
Five Reasons Why JD Drew Should Be Benched

Five Reasons Why JD Drew Should Be Benched


JD Drew warms up before a game against the Baltimore Orioles.The 2011 season has not been the most remarkable for Red Sox outfielder JD Drew....
By Tyler Manoukian  |  July 20, 2011


Going gonzo: Why Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is a different kind of slugger

Going gonzo: Why Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is a different kind of slugger


Adrian Gonzalez stands on first base after singling in a game against the Balitimore Orioles in AprilWhen Adrian Gonzalez was traded to the Red Sox,...
By Tyler Manoukian  |  July 13, 2011

Must-Have Sox Tech: The Boston Herald Red Sox App


Anyone who knows my work outside of the Sox Mobster project are probably aware of my animosity...  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 12, 2011

Larry David Doesn't Hate the Red Sox As Much as He Used To, Will Feature Bill Buckner in Upcoming Episode of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'


Larry David Doesn't Hate the Red Sox As Much as He Used To, Will Feature Bill Buckner in Upcoming...  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book,...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 11, 2011
At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they...

At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they...


At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they call it) is the best buy at Fenway. Not to mention that it’s not...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 11, 2011

Must-Read On The McCourt Saga


This Vanity Fair article about the McCourts (of L.A. Dodgers infamy) is fucking brutal. It’s...  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 11, 2011


I really enjoy this blog, I just wanted to let you know.


Thanks! Always appreciate the support. I’ll keep blogging if you keeping re-blogging.  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
Fenway Code Of Conduct Rule #1 - Avoid all BALLS in play.

Fenway Code Of Conduct Rule #1 - Avoid all BALLS in play.


Fenway Code Of Conduct Rule #1 - Avoid all BALLS in play.  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
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  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Sox", will arrive at Fenway and on bookstore shelves...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
Something about this just doesn’t look right.

Something about this just doesn’t look right.


Something about this just doesn’t look right.  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Sox", will arrive...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
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


This super cool trick toy cam shot hardly does justice to the...

This super cool trick toy cam shot hardly does justice to the...


This super cool trick toy cam shot hardly does justice to the absolute outrage brewing in this ballpark right now.  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
In the past two weeks, there have been a lot less tickets on the...

In the past two weeks, there have been a lot less tickets on the...


In the past two weeks, there have been a lot less tickets on the street. I just scored something decent at a good price, but...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
For the first time ever, I understand why most sane people...

For the first time ever, I understand why most sane people...


For the first time ever, I understand why most sane people despise soccer fans. At the Bolocco near Fenway Park - five minutes into the...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011
How much you wanna bet I can throw a football over them...

How much you wanna bet I can throw a football over them...


How much you wanna bet I can throw a football over them mountains?  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 10, 2011