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By - 8/3/14 - 12:13 pm

John Ruch, formerly a reporter here and now a reporter in Atlanta, takes us on a tour of the remnants of the last Olympics held in the US.

By - 7/31/14 - 10:12 am

The Globe reports. Also gone: Gomes.

UPDATE: Lackey leaves.

UPDATE UPDATE: Drew departs.

EVEN UPDATE-IER: Miller moves.... Read more

By - 7/29/14 - 10:56 pm

Pete Abraham tweets; end of an era in Boston.

By - 7/26/14 - 8:52 am
Tom Brady

RedSox223 attended a Patriots practice yesterday.

Copyright Redsox223. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/22/14 - 10:47 am
AS Roma practicing at Tufts

Amfretto captured AS Roma practicing for its match tomorrow against Liverpool at Fenway.

By - 7/19/14 - 7:04 pm

The New York Times introduces us to Lobsang Sangay with a profile that starts with him reminiscing about game 7 of the 2003 ALCS - and the lessons he took away from Grady Little's decision to leave Martinez in the game:

Behind his desk, a magnificent life-size, silk-draped photograph of the Dalai Lama hangs from the wall, and outside his window, the Himalayas rise

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By - 7/18/14 - 8:03 pm
David Ortiz at Fenway Park

Jared Wickerham captured David Ortiz before the game.

By - 7/16/14 - 12:49 pm

Go figure: John Dennis is not only still a racist, he doesn't see the hypocrisy of somebody who's had his weight problems criticizing somebody else's weight.

Via Bruce Allen, who notes the misogyny of that Minihane guy who's also on the show.... Read more

By - 7/13/14 - 7:21 pm

RoadTrip New England was there.

By - 7/2/14 - 9:39 am

He has no time to wait around for ball 4. Meanwhile, last night up in the broadcast booth, the boys spent a good part of the early innings discussing Jerry Remy's socks. Complete with close ups of said socks (and his loafers).

By - 6/27/14 - 2:06 pm

The city and the New England Revolution will put the USA/Belgium match on a giant screen at City Hall Plaza on Tuesday, starting at 3:30 p.m.

By - 6/26/14 - 1:27 pm
Soccer fans at City Hall in Boston

Julie C. got a panoramic view of the fans watching the US/Germany match at City Hall Plaza today.

By - 6/24/14 - 1:24 pm

Mayor Walsh announced today the city and the New England Revolution will host a World Cup viewing on City Hall Plaza on Thursday.

The party starts at 11:30 a.m., the match itself at noon.

By - 6/23/14 - 8:23 am

The other day, our local crank shook his fist at a cloud and wrote how he hates soccer. Yawn. What's interesting is the Deadspin report that chronicles how he's written pretty much the same exact column about soccer for 25 years now, right down to the part where he complains about how soccer players can't use their hands.... Read more

By - 6/22/14 - 5:38 pm
New Englanders in Brazil for the World Cup

Mike Toole of Cambridge shows us he's not the only local in Manaus, Brazil tonight rooting for USA in the Arena Amazonia.

By - 6/20/14 - 8:20 am

Looks like the Globe's Shirley Leung has a one-way ticket on the express train to Olympicsville. Today, she quotes David D'Alessandro, you know, of the John Hancock D'Alessandros, on why a 2024 Olympics in Boston makes so much sense:

"Is it technically feasible? Of course it is," said D’Alessandro, who has attended eight Olympics. "If Atlanta can do it, Boston can do it, please.

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By - 6/19/14 - 5:25 pm

Released today by the Rangers single-A team, for which he'd faced 18 batters this year, walking nine and hitting seven.

By - 6/17/14 - 1:41 pm

Garrett Quinn was among the throng at the Banshee just knowing it was Ghana be a good match.

By - 6/16/14 - 8:38 am
A Brazil pickup truck in East Somerville

One guess whom this guy is backing in the World Cup. Spotted by Dan Meade in East Somerville yesterday.

Copyright Dan Meade. Tagged as universalhub on Flicker.

By - 6/13/14 - 10:33 am

Baby steps, the Globe cautions, but we're now closer than some other cities.

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