By Ryan Signorino Every four years, the world’s best athletes come together for the Olympics. The best of the best stand on the podium, their countries’ flags waving over their heads, with […]
Let’s liven up the All-Star game with a fantasy sports feature
After its 2002 All-Star Game ended in a disappointing 7-7 tie, Major League Baseball decided to add more drama to the midsummer classic by awarding the winning league home field advantage in […]
Should Major League Baseball allow steroid users into the Hall of Fame? No, Says Sam Smith.
Part 2 of a series. How can we honor athletes for cheating and then talk to our children about honesty and integrity with a straight face? Matt Record’s post yesterday arguing that […]
Should Major League Baseball allow steroid users into the Hall of Fame? Yes, says Matt Record.
Part 1 of a series. by Matt Record Baseball has been marked by cheating forever. It’s hypocritical to draw a line now. These are – in my opinion – the top 15 […]
Should Yasiel Puig be in the All-Star Game?: here’s the definitive answer
Let’s play trivia. Q: Who are George Scott, Mitchell Page, Van Kelly, Rocco Baldelli, Mike White, Hector Rodriguez, Warren Newson, Ron Jones, Ken Harvey, Gail Harris, Yasmani Grandal, Brian Giles, Bobby Darwin, Joe […]
Castro and Miami's Cuban community and what the hell was Ozzie Guillen thinking?
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen recently lost his freakin’ mind. He told Time that I love Fidel Castro…I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel […]
Out at home!
by Chip Ainsworth Good morning! Or should it be good mourning? To the fans still hung over from Boston’s sudden demise at the witching hour on Wednesday, get over it. The Red […]
#EPICFAIL: the return of the 86ers
For 86 years the Boston sports fan’s image was defined by the Curse of the Bambino and its periodic avatars, like Bucky Fucking Dent. And Aaron Fucking Boone. And Bill Buckner, who […]
Nota Bene #115: RIP No. 32
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #112: GOOOLLLLLLLL
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?