Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.
Super Liquors is, of course, conveniently located on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park.
Loren and Wally do the honors.
A Seattle radio station checks in with Tom's Big Balls.
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.... Read more
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.
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... Read more
TruNE_79 is loving how Atlantic Wharf is pumping out the Patriots colors in advance of tomorrow's game.
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... Read more
Brady to Edelman to Amendola!
The Baseball Writers Association of America today voted Pedro Martinez into the Hall of Fame in the first year he was eligible.
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.
Chris Faraone recounts a season with the Boston Bandits, a "semipro" team (players actually pay to play), whose most famous player got that way only by being shot to death, allegedly by Aaron Hernandez.
After driving north in slush and grayness for close to three hours, the Bandits expect some relief once they arrive and unload. Despite being the same field where they lost... Read more
Imagine if they slapped those things on the backs of Orange Line cars. Vroom!
The Washington Post reports the NFL Players Association is charging the team's doctor "altered the medical treatment of a player in an effort to bolster a legal case that would force the player to return his signing bonus to the team."