Category Archives: Boston Red Sox

Red Sox Fans’ Obsession With Payroll

If I had a nickel for every time a Boston Red Sox fan said “The Yankees buy their championships” I could almost afford a ticket to Fenway.  Let’s take a deeper look at Red Sox Nation’s ‘payroll’ argument. Many Boston … Continue reading

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Pettite Retires, Boston Obsesses

We all know how obsessed Boston sports fans are with the Yankees, Lakers and Canadiens. One would think that after 2004 the obsession would go away but apparently not. Today Andy Pettite announced his retirement and The Boston Globe’s website … Continue reading

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Two most e-mailed articles on Boston.com

You would think after 2004 the Yankees obsession around here would have died down.  Nope.  Today on Boston.com the two most emailed articles were about the Yankees.  Maybe it’s the Stockholm syndrome?

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Massachusetts Never Supports Arrogant Athletes

We all know Massachusetts natives would never support an A-Rod or a Kobe Bryant.  These players come off to them as ‘arrogant’ and Massachusetts likes humble, reserve athletes such as Larry Bird and Tom Brady.  So you could only imagine … Continue reading

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Grateful Universe

Johnny Damon returned to Yankee Stadium this evening.   One year after he helped the Yankees win their unprecedented 27th World Series Championship.  Johnny Damon was introduced to a standing ovation. Take note Red Sox Nation.  That is how you treat … Continue reading

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Ungrateful Nation

The scene.  Game 7 of the ALCS 2004 in Boston, Massachusetts.  Someone once said ‘baseball is not a matter of life and death in Massachusetts…it’s bigger than that’.  The Boston Red Sox, who have not won a World Series in … Continue reading

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