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.Read more
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
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 Dâ€™Alessandro, who has attended eight Olympics. "If Atlanta can do it, Boston can do it, please....Read more
Garrett Quinn was among the throng at the Banshee just knowing it was Ghana be a good match.Read more
Johnathan Kraft was on with Felger and Massarotti yesterday and it sure sounds like he was saying good bye, Curtatone, hello Walsh:
Unfortunately, I donâ€™t think this was something Mayor Menino saw the value in, and it didnâ€™t get a lot of attention.
â€śI think Mayor Walsh believes in the sport and understands the impact it could have on the city beyond just the...Read more
A British Pathe newsreel from 1962, when the Celtics won their fourth straight NBA championship.Read more
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
A federal jury decided this week that New Brunswick, NJ violated Lawrence Blatterfein's First Amendment rights by refusing to let him open a sports bar called Buck Foston's and that he's owed $1.535 million for his troubles.
In his complaint, Blatterfein accused the mayor of being out to get him because the guy is a Red Sox fan.
By a vote of 6-1, the...Read more
WBZ reports some Quebec liquor store has pasted Canadiens stickers over the "Boston" on six packs of Sam Adams.
That got Jeff Israel to thinking:
Alright citizens of Boston, time to rename everything in our city named after the city of Montreal! Ok I've finished.