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Get two journalists in a room these days, and before the conversation is five minutes old they'll probably be kvetching about the grim state of the news business. Unless, that is, they happen to be sports journalists, in which case the conversation wil
How long can Boston's frenetic sports-media explosion last?
| December 04, 2009
Are you ready for some Footballz?
These days, thanks to Internet-related information overload, football fans are more educated than ever. So why, exactly, do we need idiotic TV commentators telling us what we already know about how talented Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson are, or that
Ha-Ha Huddle Dept.
| September 18, 2009
Black and white and red all over
The most common problem afflicting video games these days is a deficit of imagination. So many releases look alike, sound alike, and play alike.
The stylish ultraviolence of MadWorld
| March 31, 2009
They do like Mondays
Monday is a hard sell.
ESPN defends its AstroTurf
| September 03, 2008
One mean mother
As the old expression goes, “If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother.”
Fox’s theorem: Back renewable energy or get bent
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| June 11, 2008
Once upon a time, two daily newspapers battled in Boston.
How Herald publisher Pat Purcell could pitch inside — and brush back the Globe
| May 07, 2008
Whither Joyce Kulhawik?
Veteran arts-and-entertainment anchor Joyce Kulhawik is the last of her kind, at the station and in Boston.
Boston TV kills A&E coverage
| April 09, 2008
Ace in the hole
Fairway Solitaire ought to come with a warning label.
Fairway Solitaire is a stroke of genius
| January 14, 2008
Eisen has a dream job, and he’ll be the first to tell you so.
Rich Eisen hands over his press pass
| December 11, 2007
When rushing the field was considered charming
Rushing the field to help your favorite team celebrate a pennant or championship used to be as de rigueur as the spraying of sideline reporters with Champagne.
| October 24, 2007
The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 90-81
These guys couldn't turn on a radio
| April 12, 2007
Worst in breed: Sports
Who are the unsexiest sports men of 2007
The 100 Unsexiest men of 2007
| April 12, 2007
When sportscasters attack
Each sports season carries a relatively small number of sportscaster arrests, but the ones we do get it are usually memorable.
Sports blotter: "From downtown!" edition
| January 24, 2007
A lot of strange incidents involving minor-league baseball have colored the “Briefs” sections of national sports coverage this year.
Sports Blotter: Lexicography Edition
| September 13, 2006
Muckrakers in the outfield
Last week was an important moment in the history of American journalism.
It’s time for baseball — and all sports — to be covered just like any other multi-billion-dollar business
| April 05, 2006
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