And so now it is clear that baseballâ€™s worst fears are slowly but quite certainly being realized with a steady and relentless drip. Nor is there much doubt that the dreaded worst- case scenario will soon follow, probably in the form of a deluge.... Read more
A soccer team from Dorchester is gearing up for an opportunity to compete against the stateâ€™s finest squads this weekend. The Lions â€” an under 16 travel team fielded by Dorchester Youth Soccer â€” qualified to represent Boston in the 2009... Read more
The rip-roaring theatre of it all rather resembles something borrowed from a grand finale of one of Gilbert & Sullivanâ€™s lustier and more outlandish light operatic productions.
Two beefy characters impeccably attired in tight-fitting... Read more
Hereâ€™s some driftwood to pick through while waiting for the basketball and hockey seasons to end, hopefully before the fourth of July:
When the Celtics won their first championship in 1957 they beat the Hawks on the 13th of April, the Saturday... Read more
Itâ€™s been said lately that the strings are being pulled tightly in the publishing industry. Several factors are purportedly involved including the general decline of the printed word in our brave new internet driven world as well as the general... Read more
At the far turn of another baseball season â€“ the giddy first quarter mark â€“ at least 24 teams remain in contention. You can already say â€˜Goodbyeâ€™ to Baltimore and probably Oakland in the American League, Washington, Colorado, Pittsburgh and... Read more
The Boston Bulldogs played two of their most exciting games of their inaugural season last weekend. On Friday, the citywide lacrosse team traveled northwest on Route 30 and faced off for the first time against the well-coached, veteran Wildcats of... Read more
The choice is between anger, which is needless, and that imprecise if fetchingly civil deference to the promise of â€˜next yearâ€™, which has become, at this point, rather a bore.
After all it will have been 38 years and counting when the next... Read more