The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a jury decision to award a South Shore teen and her parents $63 million in damages for the permanent injuries she suffered after being given several doses of Children's Motrin when she was 7.
Bryan Joiner cannot stop marveling over the way Betts stole second, looked around, then just kept going to third against the Nationals on Monday:
And so he will, in Cooperstown, many years from now (unless the BBWAA just recognizes the inevitability of Mookie and makes him the first-ever active player enshrined), where we will tug our exhausted families, with our five children named Mookie, to see him speak. "Thatâ€™s who youâ€™re named after!," weâ€™ll say, and the kids will know, because youâ€™ve told them every day. "He stole third one time, and nothing was ever the same," youâ€™ll continue, and they wonâ€™t care, and then youâ€™ll show them the play, and, for a moment, their eyes will light up.
The BRA was scheduled to vote on a proposed 52-story residential building atop the mall yesterday, but the Globe reports the authority put off the vote because community groups continue to protest the number of affordable housing units as too low.