Seems part of Hizzona's bet with his Chicago counterpart over the Stanley Cup earlier this year was that the loser's official city Web site would feature a video celebrating the winner. So today, cityofboston.gov features a video celebration of the Blackhawks' win over the Bruins.
As Michael Dyer notes:
On this date last year the Red Sox lost to the Rays to fall to 68-82 on the season. DiceK pitched, Bobby V managed. This is better.
The Globe reports on a forum in Dorchster last night, in which Barros, former head of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, compared the law-enforcement response to the Amy Lord murder with the response to murders in Roxbury.
Our own Dvdoff captured the fans outside the Four Seasons tonight waiting for the Brazilian national soccer team's bus to arrive. They're here to play Portugal at Gillette Stadium tomorrow.... Read more
Better hurry, although Paul MacMaster says he'll wait until they're 125% off.
Bruce Allen reads that Rolling Stone piece about Aaron Hernandez and reports he can point out the exact paragraphs that were written by professional Patriots hater Ron Borges.
Ed. note: I am not such a keen observer of the Boston sports media scene as Bruce, but the nitpicker in me is dying to know: Where's the strip club in South Boston the article claims... Read more
MBCR is reminding Patriots fans that new July Fourth-like security restrictions at Gillette Stadium mean they'll be turned away if they try to get into the stadium with largeish bags Friday night. And don't think you can just leave that stuff on the train to the game, because you can't. So think like you're heading out for a night of clubbing instead of a night... Read more
Credit to Boston Globe writer Ryan Butler on his article, but I thought this was a story that deserves mentioning on this site.
How many teams have won two non-doubleheader games in one day on walkoffs?
Matthew Kory exclaims:
I turned the game off after Dempster gave up the grand slam. It was over. The Sox were done for the night and so was I. Except, as it turned out, neither of us were. I called up the score on my phone hours later. "They WON!" I... Read more
Big Papi: 1
Dugout phone: 0
Spotted in a parking lot off Fresh Pond Parkway in Cambridge today.
UPDATE: Charged with murder in the death of Odin Lloyd of Dorchester.
Taken away in handcuffs this morning, as the media hordes decamp from outside his home to caravan over to the nearest district court to find out just what he's been charged with in connection with the murder of a Dorchester man.... Read more