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Top 5 Reasons Red Sox Fans Should Keep The Faith

Filed in Sports by on October 11, 2009 3 Comments
Top 5 Reasons Red Sox Fans Should Keep The Faith

The Red Sox are currently playing an elimination game against the Los Angeles of Anaheim California, United States of America, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy Angels. Up two runs in the top of the 9th inning, the Red Sox look to continue their season one game at a time. Such situations are not new […]

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Backs to the Wall: Red Sox One Game From Elimination

Filed in Headline, Sports by on October 10, 2009 1 Comment
Backs to the Wall: Red Sox One Game From Elimination

Down two games to none in the best of five Division Series, the Red Sox are one loss away from the being eliminated from the postseason. That’s the bad news. The good news is that the Red Sox have fared exceptionally well in recent years when backed into the same predicament. This includes the historic […]

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Red Sox Postseason Preview: Five Questions Crucial to Playoff Success

Filed in Featured, Headline, Sports by on October 4, 2009 1 Comment
Red Sox Postseason Preview: Five Questions Crucial to Playoff Success

It seems like every October, the Red Sox find themselves once again matched up in the ALDS against the Angels and their fast-paced, small ball ethos. If history is any indicator, the Sox should have no problem vanquishing their familiar foe—they sent the Angels packing in round one in ’04, ’07, and ’08—and moving on […]

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Patriots Predictions

Filed in Sports by on September 26, 2009 5 Comments
Patriots Predictions

I’ve never been a big fan of looking too much into pre-season predictions. It’s not so much that a lot can happen between the pre-season and week 1, but rather that we don’t get a true look at a football team until a couple weeks into the season. Year after year we see teams that […]

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Two Days, Three Wins: Red Sox Sweep the Rays

Filed in Headline, Sports by on September 13, 2009 0 Comments
Two Days, Three Wins: Red Sox Sweep the Rays

In the past twenty-four hours, the Red Sox have won three games while increasing their AL wild card lead to a comfortable four games. The Rays have been nothing but a nuisance the past season and a half, the perpetual thorn in the side of the Red Sox (think last year’s ALCS.) Yet, with a […]

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Red Sox and Rays, Finally Under Way

Filed in Sports by on September 12, 2009 0 Comments
Red Sox and Rays, Finally Under Way

After one day and two hours of rain delays, the much anticipated series between the Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays is finally getting underway beneath the lights at Fenway. After a monsoon rained out the game last night—a makeup is scheduled for Sunday afternoon as the first installment of a doubleheader—and a full day […]

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Boston Bike Riders Hope To Legalize Riding In Franklin Park

Filed in Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local News, Sports by on September 9, 2009 0 Comments
Boston Bike Riders Hope To Legalize Riding In Franklin Park

Boston-area bike riders will gather today to prepare a formal request to legalize biking in Franklin Park. While the ban on bikes isn’t generally enforced, officially allowing bikes in the area will provide a wider audience with an opportunity to utilize the space. Area biking groups Dot Bike, Rozzie Bikes, and JP Bikes will meet […]

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Smoltz Unwittingly Tipped Pitches While with Red Sox

Filed in Sports by on August 25, 2009 0 Comments
Smoltz Unwittingly Tipped Pitches While with Red Sox

In his first start since being acquired by the St. Louis Cardinals, John Smoltz looked, surprisingly, like his old self. The esteemed pitcher, whose season began with a long rehab stint and a string of terrible starts for the Boston Red Sox—he posted an ERA of 8.33 through 9 games, including a soul-crushing performance to […]

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Red Sux: Another Lost Series to those Damn Yankees

Filed in Local News, Sports by on August 24, 2009 0 Comments
Red Sux: Another Lost Series to those Damn Yankees

It’s almost September, and I’m starting to get worried. Another series against the Yankees concluded, and again the Red Sox have slipped in the standings. After dropping two of three, the Sox are now seven and a half games behind the Damn Yankees and clinging to a one game lead in the wild card. Things […]

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Boston Bicycle Mania

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Sports by on August 24, 2009 2 Comments
Boston Bicycle Mania

Lately, there’s been a flurry of articles written by the Boston Globe about bicycling. Some were positive, related to a new city-run bike rental program, others were downright loony, encouraging drivers to silently ride up behind bicyclists and honk to scare them. No seriously. The Boston Globe printed an article where the author, Monique Doyle […]

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