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By adamg - 2/21/23 - 9:35 am

Update: Suspended for a week.

Dan Kennedy provides the play by play for a Tony Massarotti incident last week.

By adamg - 2/7/23 - 12:44 pm

Bloomberg reports Our Man Marty is leaving his post in Washington as labor secretary to become head of the union representing NHL players.

By schneidz - 1/8/23 - 7:15 am

Any leagues that still practice the traditional rules?

By adamg - 1/4/23 - 11:39 am
John Tunney

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let South Boston Candlepins, 543 East Broadway, extend its closing time for both bowling and drinking from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/23 - 2:51 pm
Two jets over Millennium Park

Mary Ellen captured the jets as they roared past Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

Around 2:25 p.m. people across the area, thousands of people who were not at Fenway Park for the Bruins/Penguins winter classic, suddenly heard a roar overhead, of the sort that might presage the kind of alien invasion only knowledge of Macintosh computer viruses and a stirring speech by Bill Pullman could fend off. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/22 - 3:04 pm
Hockey fans outside Boston City Hall

The Fort Pointer reports that with such nice weather, local hockey fans massed for a City Hall Plaza even in advance of the games at Fenway Park - and stood in a line the wrapped around the Government Center T stop to get in.

By adamg - 12/28/22 - 11:06 am
James Hill and Michelle Wu

James Hills and Michelle Wu discussing city issues this morning.

A group of women investors that includes the Globe's Linda Henry has put in a bid for an expansion slot in the National Women's Soccer League. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/22 - 8:33 pm
Plain with a Bruins tail in front of a rainbow

Jake had a great view out the window of his plane at the San Juan airport after he boarded for the trip back to Boston this afternoon.

By adamg - 12/24/22 - 5:41 pm
Fan says he smashed his TV after Pats loss, wife took kids to a hotel

CJ spotted this Twitter response to today's Patriots score.

Update: Hmm, maybe not.

By adamg - 12/10/22 - 12:47 pm

Walter McCarty, who played forward for the Celtics and worked as an assistant coach here, yesterday sued the University of Evansville, a former student and her lawyer for libel over allegations he raped the student while he was head coach of the men's basketball team there. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/22 - 8:56 am

ESPN reports. Or as Over the Monster puts it: Darkness. There is only darkness.

By adamg - 12/3/22 - 10:06 am
Fans outside the Banshee in Dorchester

The American and Dutch soccer teams were set to start their World Cup match at 10 a.m. Garrett Quinn got to the Banshee in Dorchester, which is World Cup central in Boston, around 7:30 a.m. to queue up for the bar's 8 a.m. opening

By adamg - 11/26/22 - 4:50 pm
Soccer fans in the Banshee

Garrett Quinn was among the horde watching the World Cup yesterday at the Banshee on Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester.

By adamg - 11/7/22 - 12:28 pm

The Athletic reports John Henry's Fenway Sports Group has put its Liverpool soccer club up for sale. If Henry does sell the team, it would decrease the number of English footy teams owned by Boston area men by a full 50% (earlier this year, another area man lost his bid to buy a team across the pond).

H/t Gooner.

By adamg - 10/23/22 - 4:40 pm

Losing is a disease

Not David Ortiz.

Aaron Boone even Facetimed David Ortiz on a screen in his office today to try to rev up his troops.

By adamg - 10/7/22 - 9:11 pm

Updated with BPD info.

A melee that started on a Carter Playground tennis court near where two high-school football teams were finishing their game ended with cops from across the city flooding the area, Columbus Avenue shut down and one adult and six teenagers under arrest. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/22 - 11:36 am

A Hampstead, NH man who bought an American flag autographed by the Goat Himself after the final Patriots game at the old Foxboro Stadium in 2001, is suing the company that runs the Patriots Hall of Fame at the Patriots Place, claiming that after he agreed to lend them the flag for display, they let it get exposed to light and air, ruining it and making it worthless as the investment he'd bought it for. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/22 - 9:28 am

The Joy of Sox says farewell to Dennis Eckersley, retiring after today's final game of the Sox season.

By adamg - 9/30/22 - 11:50 am

Story updated to reflect statement from mayor's office that she did not outright ban artificial turf.

Mayor Wu says she hasn't banned the installation of artificial turf for new playing fields in Boston, just that she'd prefer it no longer be installed, which is how the city Parks and Recreation Department is going ahead with plans to stick with synthetic turf when it replaces the current aging artificial grass at Charlestown High School's football and softball fields. Read more.

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