Jonathan Papelbon Is Afraid Obama "Wants To Take Our Guns From Us"

The Boston Marathon bombings have had a particular resonance for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, who spent seven seasons with the Red Sox and says he once lived above the spot where one of the bombs detonated. Papelbon is rightly concerned about security at open gatherings in the wake of the attacks, and his… » 4/17/13 3:01pm 4/17/13 3:01pm

After Blown Save Jonathan Papelbon Promises $5K For A Walk-Off Homerun,…

Jim Thome hit his 13th game-winning home run yesterday, good enough for a weird Major League record only the folks at Elias think about. It was also good enough for $5,000, according to Jonathan Papelbon. Paps came in to a 6-4 Phillies lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning and promptly gave it away on a… » 6/24/12 11:00am 6/24/12 11:00am

The Guy From The Dropkick Murphys Would Like You To Know He Didn't…

Yesterday, ESPN Music(?!) reported that Ken Casey, vocalist for the Dropkick Murphys, did not want Jonathan Papelbon using his old entrance song. That song, "I'm Shipping Up To Boston," is reserved for the Red Sox closer, Casey supposedly said, and now that Papelbon is in Philadelphia, he's no longer welcome to it. » 3/07/12 1:25pm 3/07/12 1:25pm

The Papelbon Dirty Dancing Videos Are Here. Oh, Man

If the Red Sox fail to win the East this season — and let's face it, it's looking more and more doubtful » 9/11/08 10:15am 9/11/08 10:15am — we can probably blame this. One is never really prepared for a video of Jonathan Papelbon at a high school talent show performing Dirty Dancing routines in drag; it's just a shock to the system any way you look…

Jonathan Papelbon Will Sign Your Ball In Exchange For Nude Photos Of…

Even if Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon suddenly goes through a horrid Gagne-like implosion, he will never have to worry about losing the hearts of the Fenway faithful. Consider this story, courtesy of Roto-World, as another reason for his deification. The story starts with a group of 40-something drunk-and-rowdies… » 6/10/08 7:05pm 6/10/08 7:05pm