Sports

By - 1/20/13 - 12:41 pm

Somebody's more than a little tired of the Dropkick Murphys being played at every single major sporting event in town:

It's become ridiculous. I grew up a DKM fan, and still play them with pride for two weeks in March, but this city has turned them into glorified mascots for the B's, Sox, Pats, and C's. Call me old fashioned, but playing fight songs

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By - 1/19/13 - 11:12 pm

H/t Matthew Cote.

By - 1/13/13 - 7:57 pm

Bring on Baltimore.

By - 1/13/13 - 12:46 pm

Sav-Mor on the return of the Bruins

Mike Cole at NESN shows that Sav-Mor Liquors in Somerville still has its finger on the zeitgeist.... Read more

By - 1/10/13 - 12:04 am

Honey Nut CheeriosThanks to the investigative reporters at the New York Daily News, we now know how Kevin Garnett set Carmelo Anthony off:

"Your... wife tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios," Garnett exclaimed to Anthony on the court, rhe News reports.

OK, I must be getting old. I get the... Read more

By - 1/4/13 - 8:00 am

Ladies and gentlemen, your 1941 Stanley Cup winning Boston Bruins!Ladies and gentlemen, your 1941 Stanley Cup winning Boston Bruins!

The Boston Public Library's posted a set of Bruins photos from back in the day by news photographer... Read more

By - 12/18/12 - 9:02 am

Bill Russell at Fenway Park

The Boston Public Library has posted a ton of Leslie Jones basketball photos, including a number of Celtics photos, such as this one of Bill Russell at Fenway in September, 1962 and this one of Bob... Read more

By - 12/6/12 - 10:10 pm

Note the Dunkin' Gronk cutout in the back.Note the Dunkin' Gronk cutout in the back.

Dan O'Brien captured Gronk in a social-media class at Emerson tonight, where he spoke about, surprise, social media. O'Brien reports he agreed to speak after students tweeted @... Read more

By - 12/1/12 - 11:56 am

Omen

A roving UHub photographer noticed this possible omen of things to come this morning in a barbershop on Comm. Ave. by BU.

By - 11/25/12 - 10:03 am

Kid with note for Lucic.

One of Joseph Donahue's parents forwarded these pictures and this note:

On a tour of the Bruins' locker room for season ticket holders, 7 year old Joseph Donahue of West Roxbury, MA snuck a note in to leave for his favorite player, Milan

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By - 11/22/12 - 9:54 pm

And the Patriots are the Bumpus hounds.

By - 10/26/12 - 7:55 pm

Sportswriter visits the Hub, feels inadequate - even as losers, our teams are better than his teams, he writes, adding:

Boston is the best because it has made rooting for a team its noblest civic duty. You get out on the highway and you suffer. You get into the stadium and you may suffer some more. But your suffering has meaning. It's an act

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By - 10/19/12 - 9:03 am

And you think we're a tough crowd.

One of RCN's 14 or so customers adds:

It's days like this that I'm happy that RCN offers the YES network.

And just to keep the feeling going, here's a recap of what happened on this day in 2004.... Read more

By - 10/18/12 - 4:29 am

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back2stonewall:

Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) has lost the endorsement of Boston Boxing legend Micky Ward, the subject of the 2010 biopic The Fighter after Ward learned that Brown opposes LGBT rights and labor unions.

The Lowell Sun reported Friday that Ward initially told the paper day that he was set to endorse Scott Brown’s re-election, but changed

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By - 10/14/12 - 9:47 am

You'd almost think Cody Ross and Will Middlebrooks pissed on home plate at Fenway or something last night. Both were watching the Yankees/Tigers game and both tweeted their amazement/admiration for Raul Ibanez's ninth-inning home run.

And parts of Red Sox Nation lost their collective mind.

Last night, Ross tweeted, simply:

Ibañez!

Middlebrooks was even more effusive:

This is simply insane... #raul

Raul Ibanez

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By - 10/13/12 - 2:17 pm

Why the Internet was invented.

Angry Dan wonders if maybe the Museum of Bad Art should put in a bid, to replace its stolen Velvet Crying Elvis.

By - 10/9/12 - 1:46 pm

Boston Sports Media Watch dissects the latest column by a Globe sportswriter about how those damn kids have no respect at all, not like in his day.

Last week:
The Globe writer who hates bloggers.

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