You'd probably think that a baseball team's losing its young, hot right-handed starting pitcher and three-quarters of what was being touted as the best bullpen in baseball would hurt any chances it has of staying in contention. But after a rare sweep of the A's in Oakland, capped by a 2-0 shutout Su ... More >>
The Dropkick Murphysthe band of Boston miscreants who've had their music blared in Martin Scorsese films and at Fenway Park will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut this Saturday, March 10, and Sound of the City is giving away a pair of tickets to the show, as well as accom ... More >>
Are Mets fan going to be responsible for a self-fulfilling prophecy? As ESPN.com's Adam Rubin points out, "The chatter on the airwaves about considering dealing [David] Wright has intensified, since he would yield more than any other player on the roster. It is a far more extreme suggestion t ... More >>
In case you were living under a rock (or outside, with a healthy application of spf, we hope) this weekend, we've consolidated a handy list of what the past two days had to offer. Fear the office water cooler no longer! Read on for what's on the lips of all the popular kids:
boston.comDrink in Boston at Drink, in Boston.
Ask any cocktailian worth her salt and she's sure to tell you that, hands down, New York City has the best cocktail culture in the country. Sure, San Francisco has its abundance of fresh, seasonal produce and New Orleans, in many ways, started i ... More >>
Tomorrow is the day President Obama's socialist health care plan comes to an end, allegedly, as Republican Scott Brown is showing unexpected strength against Democrat Martha Coakley in Tuesday's special election to replace the deceased Ted Kennedy .
As with last year's hilarious NY-23 congr ... More >>
John Updike has died today, at the age of 76. In his life, and over his long, prolific career, the writer served both as kind of glittering emblem of the literary world--the youthful, WASP-y good looks, that mannered style, that impeccable education--and, eventually, of that world's old guard. Dav ... More >>
Check out this smarmy explanation by the Obama White House's tech crew of its new website.
Barack Obama's version of the official presidential website, whitehouse.gov, is deeply troubling and downright scary.
So far, it's nothing more than puffery. Even under the Bush-Cheney regime, the site in ... More >>
How is it, in an era when more and more information and analysis is readily available, do Hall of Fame voters keep making dumber and dumber selections. Of course, Rickey Henderson, the greatest leadoff hitter in baseball history, is a smart choice, but former Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice, right ... More >>