Bob Ryan's Twitter Account Is An Exercise In Muted Despair

When Peter Gammons sends out one of his patented butt-tweets, it's an occasion for laughter, because old guys who don't understand technology are always funny. But retired Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan's misuse of the social media platform makes us feel sad. Ryan definitely wants to say something, but he just can't! »7/25/13 12:34pm7/25/13 12:34pm

Profiles Of Jovan Belcher Ranging From 2008 Through This November Depict Him As An Underdog Story And Model NFL Citizen

Two extant profiles exist of Jovan Belcher, one written as Belcher was finishing up at the University of Maine in 2008, the other on November 21, 10 days ago. Taken separately, neither is particularly telling, except insofar as you learn that if there were warning signs related to Belcher's mental health, neither the … »12/01/12 4:30pm12/01/12 4:30pm

Are You A Boston Globe Columnist Starved For Attention? Try Some Boilerplate Blogger Trolling

If you're writing a column with an inarguable premise—e.g. fans shouldn't cheer after injuries—you might find yourself wanting for a little more reaction. How about an unprovoked shot at bloggers? »10/11/12 5:10pm10/11/12 5:10pm

Now these statements are obvious drivel, but they create an interesting hypothetical: would you rather live in a…

Jon Lester Says They Probably Only "Ordered Chicken From Popeyes Like Once A Month"

Lester tells the Boston Globe (though not Bob Hohler, who wrote this) that starting pitchers on their off-days were the only ones drinking during Red Sox games. "There's a perception out there that we were up there getting hammered and that wasn't the case... Most of the times it was one beer, a beer. It was like… »10/17/11 1:35pm10/17/11 1:35pm