Russell's family made the announcement today of the death of the Celtics star, the first Black coach of a professional North American team and a civil-right activist for whom Boston built a statue outside City Hall. Read more.
Hey, adult white male w/blue baseball cap & goatee in row 5 section 17 of Fenway at today’s Red Sox game: it’s an all-time dick move to take the foul ball that hit my wife in the face instead of letting my kid have it. (I’m not at the game.)
It's not just that the Blue Jays scored 28 runs at Fenway tonight (fans started chanting "Let's go Blue Jays!"), but the T reports an inbound Green Line trolley mistook itself for a Sox player and died at Fenway.
Jamaica Plain News reports on an effort to raise funds so that the Valeo Boston 2007 boys soccer team, with players from Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and Dorchester, can play in a national tournament in Colorado in July.
John Carroll dissects a New York Magazine screed on why New Yorkers should root for the Warriors that basically comes down to:
But they still play in a city that has won way too much over the last 20 years, trading in its underdog status for cocky villainy in the process. Plus, there are just too many Boston fans with a “let’s avoid this guy at Thanksgiving” feel about them.
An increasingly concerned citizen files a 311 report urging Boston to do something now to protect Moss Hillers, pondsiders and other Jamaica Plain residents from an impending flood of US Open fans seeking free parking over the line from the Country Club in Brookline June 16-19: Read more.