A Diamond shines in Boston
New England 45, Jets 3. Ugh. What a revoltin’ development. I don’t mind the loss as much as the way they lost, the lackadaisical mien. You don’t want to say the Jets weren’t trying after awhile, but to the casual observer, they really didn’t seem to put up much of a fight. Anyway, KK friend [...]
Sagal says “So long, Steinbrenner.”
Former Times writer calling out his former bosses: Fair or foul?
Forget the latest buzz about Alex Rodriguez and steroids. The hot Internet rumor these days has the Boston Red Sox rescheduling their home opener because it falls on Passover. According to the “story,” Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein announced the game would be postponed to April 14 to avoid any conflict with the holiday. [...]
Jewish baseball executives made a clean sweep at the recent awards handed out by Baseball America during the baseball’s winter meetings. Theo Epstein, general manager of the Boston Red Sox, was chosen as Major League Executive of the Year. The Tampa Bay Rays — owner Stuart Sternberg, president Matthew Silverman, and general manager Andrew Friedman [...]
Ryan Braun finished third in his league’s MVP voting. So did Kevin Youkilis. Bummer. Youkilis, the record-setting first baseman who moved to third to allow Sean Casey to take over the position, finished with 201 votes, behind teammate Justin Pedroia and Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins. Like Braun, Youkilis had a banner season, finishing [...]