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By - 1/26/15 - 3:41 pm

Bill Monbouquette, who was a 20-game winner and threw a no-hitter during his years with the Red Sox, but whose greatest contribution to the team was in the area of race relations, passed away on Sunday after a long battle with leukemia. He was 78.

The Medford native, who also starred on the hockey team at Medford High School, played a pivotal role in making... Read more

By - 1/26/15 - 7:10 am

Say hi to Rob Finnerty, morning anchor on KBAK, Bakersfield, CA, outraged over the outrage over Deflategate. The fact that he used to report for NECN probably has absolutely nothing to do with his cold, hard, logical deflation of the whole "air in a pigskin" fauxtroversy.

Via WHEB.... Read more

By - 1/25/15 - 9:45 pm

USA Today thinks Dan Shaughnessy is an arbiter of the Boston zeitgeist, and that we're all depressed because of Deflategate and that somehow has made us sour on the Olympics.

By - 1/25/15 - 2:46 pm

Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.

By - 1/24/15 - 4:40 pm
Super Liquors in Hyde Park is ready for the Super Bowl

Super Liquors is, of course, conveniently located on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park.

By - 1/22/15 - 9:54 am
Belichick

Like all the rest of us who dropped everything, Fred Somers watched the Belichick "I have no explanation" press conference. He couldn't stop laughing at the background.

Transcript of Belichick's statement.

By - 1/22/15 - 8:05 am

Loren and Wally do the honors.

A Seattle radio station checks in with Tom's Big Balls.

By - 1/21/15 - 7:32 am

Alec Shane, for one, is deflated by the news:

There's really no way around it: this absolutely sucks. What should be a time for celebrating, enjoying the moment, and getting excited for the Super Bowl is now going to be two straight weeks of finger pointing, expressing disgust, and exclaiming complete outrage.

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By - 1/20/15 - 7:27 am

WBUR polled Bostonians and people in inner suburbs, says 51% supported the idea of a 2024 Olympic here, but that 75% want a ballot question on the idea - and that a majority don't believe for a second that taxpayers won't have to bail the thing out.

Mayor Walsh has already declared: No referendum.

By - 1/20/15 - 7:10 am

The New York Post, meanwhile, puts Deflategate on page 1, as only the New York Post can.... Read more

By - 1/19/15 - 5:52 pm
Overturned Jeep on Rte. 1 in Foxborough, Mass.

The Jeep, post-Wilfork. Photo by State Police.

State Police report that around 12:45 this morning, Wilfork helped get a woman out of a rolled-over Jeep after a crash on Rte. 1 near Gillette Stadium.

Troopers arrived to find a 2015 Jeep Wrangler rolled onto its side. To their surprise, New England Patriots Defensive Tackle Vince Wilfork was beside the vehicle checking on the operator. The operator of the vehicle, 38-year-old Mary

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By - 1/18/15 - 10:02 pm

45-7 - now onto the Super Bowl.

By - 1/17/15 - 10:11 pm
Atlantic Wharf in Boston in Patriots colors

TruNE_79 is loving how Atlantic Wharf is pumping out the Patriots colors in advance of tomorrow's game.

By - 1/16/15 - 8:17 pm
Garcia

Transit Police report arresting a guy from New York at South Station today on charges he was trying to palm off four bogus tickets to this Sunday's game - for $800.

Police credit a Channel 25 tweet about an arrest of alleged fake-ticket sellers in Somerville - and an alert would-be buyer of the doubtful ducats:

The male answered an ad posted on

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By - 1/10/15 - 7:11 pm

Brady to Edelman to Amendola!

By - 1/6/15 - 3:16 pm

The Baseball Writers Association of America today voted Pedro Martinez into the Hall of Fame in the first year he was eligible.

By - 1/6/15 - 7:35 am
Boston Militia

Boch, owner of the league-leading Boston Militia of the Women's Football Alliance, yesterday announced the end of the team:

It is with heavy heart that I announce the discontinuation of the Boston Militia. The limited numbers of teams in the Northeast has resulted in a reduced schedule over the last few years, causing the professional level of competition to decline.

Fans are... Read more

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