Dan Shaughnessy Has Been Writing The Same Soccer Column For 25 Years

Legendary old school troll Dan Shaughnessy has a real strong take in today's Boston Globe about how soccer sucks. There is no way, he says, that the overbearing Futbol Moonies will make him feel guilty for disliking the sport. Further, he says, it will never catch on in America, not least because there's no sense of… »6/22/14 12:32pm6/22/14 12:32pm Gave Red Sox Owner A Byline To Respond To Dan Shaughnessy

Well, this is ... interesting. published a column this afternoon that takes the Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy to task for filling precious newspaper space by creating accusations of PED usage for David Ortiz to deny. The author of that column? None other than Tom Werner, the Red Sox chairman: »5/10/13 7:18pm5/10/13 7:18pm

Arian Foster Took Special Exception To Dan Shaughnessy's Especially Terrible Texans Column

There's a good case to be made that the Patriots face an easy road to the AFC championship game. In recent weeks the Texans have looked less like the team that gored the league for the better part of the last two years and more like the reliably .500 team they were early in Gary Kubiak's tenure. As the regular season… »1/07/13 2:20pm1/07/13 2:20pm

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…

Two Games In And The Boston Red Sox Are Being Compared To The Titanic

Oh, this is delicious. The usually level-headed and sane Dan Shaughnessy had a few things to say following the absolute drubbing of the Red Sox by the Detroit Tigers yesterday. This one had it all. An already-short-with-the-media Bobby Valentine, continued Josh Beckett injury speculation and Shaughnessy's signature… »4/08/12 1:09pm4/08/12 1:09pm

Dan Shaughnessy's Son Arrested For Assaulting Cops, Being Breathtakingly Drunk At Noon On A Friday [UPDATE]

Sam Shaughnessy, who as a star outfielder in high school was the subject of father Dan's book Senior Year, then played a year of college ball at BC, was arrested last Friday in Brookline, Mass. The charges: disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer, and resisting arrest. »12/13/11 4:50pm12/13/11 4:50pm

Dan Shaughnessy, At Approximately 10 P.M. Wednesday: "The Red Sox Season Is Not Going To End Tonight"

Here's Dan Shaughnessy, during last night's rain delay, with the Sox leading the Orioles 3-2 and the Yankees leading the Rays 7-0: "I think the Rays are not going to win tonight. I think that's the one thing that we've eliminated tonight is that the Red Sox season is not going to end tonight. They live to play… »9/29/11 11:08am9/29/11 11:08am