Josh Jacobs was among the thousands who gave Don Orsillo a standing ovation at the last Red Sox game at Fenway he will likely ever announce, given the grade of cement that makes up the heads of NESN executives.
A little girl got a big surprise for her birthday. Read more.
WPRI reports the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have abandoned plans to move to Providence because Rhode Island said it wouldn't give them the $120 million in taxpayer subsidies and free land they considered their due and because Brown University felt insulted by the amount of money the team offered for the key parcel it owned.
For the three of you inside 128 who aren't way beyond sick of this. But it's pretty au courant, at least.
Soggy conditions seem to mean more popcorn than people on the Common today for a large-screen viewing of the Sox game, as Gustavo shows us.
Takes a moment for the video of David Ortiz's home run to come up: Read more.
Michael Ratty took in the Scituate Labor Day parade today.
There's this guy who goes to some "super religious" school somewhere on the East Coast who isn't supposed to go on an overnight trip without a companion, but he really, really wants to take in a Red Sox game, so can somebody make him up a fake wedding invitation?
The following is a statement issued by Mayor Walsh this afternoon:
Today is a great day in New England and Patriots fans across the country are celebrating. Now, let's get back to football - I am looking forward to a great season and cheering on the Patriots one game at a time.
From the Herald:
Tom Brady is freed.
Judge Richard Berman has nullified the NFL's four-game suspension of the Patriots quarterback today, according to a report from the Associated Press.
More to come ...
The Globe's appended this to Dan Shaughnessy's column about Orsillo:
Clarification: Because of a reporting error, an earlier version of this story made reference to signs being confiscated at Fenway Park. The reference has been removed because the Globe could not independently verify that any signs were confiscated at the ballpark. ...
Via Dan Kennedy.
Dan Kennedy tries to find out.
Because? Yes, because, the Herald reports. That's it? Well, O'Brien is "well known for bringing out the nuances of baseball strategy, sharing insights about players." Wait, isn't that what Remy's supposed to do?
An online petition to NESN to bring Don Orsillo back to announce Sox games next year had more than 20,000 backers as of 5:10 p.m.
Baseball won't be the same without him.
Separately, Saugus residents are organizing on Facebook to save the iconic orange Saugusaur now that the miniature golf course it sits in has been sold to a developer who wants to use the land for a hotel and luxury housing. The page has more than 1,100 likes.