By - 4/8/17 - 4:24 pm

We all remember “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat” from ABC’s “Wide World of Sports.” The host Jim McKay left this tidbit out: many winners were once losers who decided to change course. It’s too bad the average investor doesn’t embrace needed change; he lets a status quo bias dictate his investment decisions.

To explore this topic I turn my attention to someone eminently special to me, Braintree born marathon runner Sean Quigley. The Wicked Smart Investor had the privilege of witnessing his first steps.

By - 3/23/17 - 8:41 pm

Q. What law-enforcement resources were involved in finding Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey (and the other one that nobody knew was missing)?

By - 3/11/17 - 12:58 pm

Pittsburgh Fire Chief Darryl Jones yesterday made good on a bet he made with Boston Fire Commissioner Joe Finn before the Patriots/Steelers AFC championship game.

By - 2/9/17 - 5:41 pm

The Globe reports the number of Patriots who won't go to the White House is now up to five.

You may recall Tom Brady had better things to do back in 2015 when his golfing bud wasn't in the White House.

By - 2/7/17 - 9:27 am
Patriots fans at 9 a.m. on Boylston Street

Luisa LaSalle shows us Boylston Street at 9 a.m., two hours before the start of the Patriots Duck Boat procession (which will start at the Pru, head down Boylston, turn left on Tremont and end at City Hall).

By - 2/7/17 - 12:25 am

Tom Brady, i.e., the Greatest of All Time.

By - 2/6/17 - 5:14 pm
Patriots charter plane from Houston

Dan Santry watched the Patriots charter jet from Houston land at Logan this afternoon.

By - 2/6/17 - 12:04 pm
Truck Day at Fenway Park

RoadTrip New England was on hand at Fenway Park to capture all the excitement.

By - 2/6/17 - 10:15 am

Canton Police Chief Ken Berkowitz has a message for Roger (earlier, the sign warned Falcons fans any fines they incurred would be doubled because they were entering a Patriots Zone).

By - 2/6/17 - 9:22 am

Shields MRI Commercial after the Patriots won super bowl 51

Shields MRI for the post-Super Bowl win.

By - 2/5/17 - 11:22 pm

Mayor Walsh announced the Patriots victory parade will start at 11 a.m., which is just about when snow should be changing to rain from the storm the National Weather Service says should be smacking us right in the face on Tuesday.


Remember how they delayed the 2015 parade by a day?

By - 2/5/17 - 10:26 pm

OK, who never doubted?

Fireworks now exploding across the area.

By - 2/5/17 - 6:56 pm
Go Pats in Boston

RoadTrip New England shows us the Pru tonight.

By - 2/4/17 - 10:34 pm

WBUR reports on a movement, sparked by Last Week Tonight writer and Pats fan Josh Gondelman, to find a group to donate to every time the Trump-friendly Patriots score tomorrow.

By - 1/30/17 - 11:25 am reports the formation of a curling club at the North End's Steriti Rink.

But where can you get poutine around there?

By - 1/23/17 - 9:16 am
New York license plate with Red Sox emblem

Jed Hresko spotted an SUV with an unusual license plate on Congress Street in the Seaport yesterday.

By - 1/22/17 - 9:44 pm

Bring on Atlanta. And suck it, Goodell.

By - 1/9/17 - 3:01 pm

Coming back on the ferry from Nantucket, Adam Markopoulos takes a photo of Bill Belichick and his girlfriend all cuddled and snoozing on the voyage and tweets it out. And then ESPN asks if it can run the photo "on all platforms." He replies:

No chance @ESPN, you started Deflategate.

By - 1/9/17 - 12:09 pm
Number of times Dan Shaughnessy has used the phrase tomato can in a column

Tomato-can references. Note: 2016 numbers include two 2017 columns because, hey, same football season.

If you're one of those people who just can't quit Shaughnessy, you might be thinking he's using the phrase "tomato can" a lot more these days. You might even think he's getting carried away with it and maybe should find another way to say "loser."

You'd be plum right. Read more.