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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.

... Read more
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.

By - 6/13/14 - 7:29 am

Johnathan Kraft was on with Felger and Massarotti yesterday and it sure sounds like he was saying good bye, Curtatone, hello Walsh:

Unfortunately, I don’t think this was something Mayor Menino saw the value in, and it didn’t get a lot of attention.

“I think Mayor Walsh believes in the sport and understands the impact it could have on the city beyond just the

... Read more
By - 6/2/14 - 11:57 am

Teagan Rae asks:

Best bars to watch the World Cup at? Any Dutchies in Boston watching the games together?

By - 5/18/14 - 11:22 pm

Paul Weiskel reports:

Red Sox fans just started chanting "Yankees suck!" as Joba Chamberlain started warming up for the Tigers. Classic Fenway.

By - 5/14/14 - 4:16 pm
Golden hydrant

Adam Castiglioni spotted this hydrant in the North End today.

By - 5/8/14 - 4:27 pm

The CBC reports:

“We don't think it's prudent for a student to wear a Boston Bruins jersey in a school during this very intensive playoff play,” Cohen said.

"At this stage in the game, with the Canadiens leading the series 2-1, why ignite things, why create a controversy," he added.

... Read more
By - 5/4/14 - 11:41 pm

A British Pathe newsreel from 1962, when the Celtics won their fourth straight NBA championship.

By - 5/3/14 - 9:45 am

Barstool Sports finds the tweet that started the whole meme about how racist Bostonians made the N-word trend - and the tweet author's admission he just made the statement up.

Yes, he made it up, but that didn't stop the media from wailing about racist Bostonians.

Yesterday afternoon, when I heard about how racist Bruins fans allegedly are, I went looking for evidence.... Read more

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