Don Orsillo Was At His Best When The Red Sox Were Boring

Longtime Red Sox play-by-play man Don Orsillo is reportedly leaving NESN at the end of season. His contract is up and NESN’s higher-ups don’t seem to enjoy him. The company also mandated that announcers had to take days off, which reportedly didn’t sit well with Orsillo. Hopefully, he’ll move on to bigger and better… »8/25/15 4:58pm8/25/15 4:58pm

Jared Remy's Horrifying History Of Second Chances

Jared Remy should never have been allowed near Jennifer Martel, the girlfriend and mother of his child, who the son of the longtime Red Sox broadcaster is accused of stabbing to death last summer. He should have been locked up in prison for any of his dozens of previous run-ins with the law, including allegations of… »3/24/14 9:56am3/24/14 9:56am

No, NESN, That's Not How You Pronounce Maurice "Rocket" Richard's Name

Maurice Richard is one of ice hockey's most legendary and greatest players. The Canadiens winger was so good that upon his retirement in 1960, the Hockey Hall Of Fame waived its usual waiting period and immediately inducted him. You might think, then, that a Boston Bruins hockey broadcast on NESN might know how to… »12/20/13 1:24am12/20/13 1:24am

NESN Reports SportsPickle Satire About Brian Urlacher As News

Yesterday satirical sports website SportsPickle published an amusing story on Brian Urlacher's retirement, claiming the Bears linebacker was retiring but signing a one-day contract with the Packers so he could "go out a winner." Today, while broadcasting coverage of the ACC baseball tournament, NESN ran that… »5/24/13 2:20pm5/24/13 2:20pm

Red Sox Broadcasters Don Orsillo And Jerry Remy Cannot Figure Out How A Lightsaber Works

NESN's Red Sox broadcast team of Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy show up often in these parts, usually due to their inability to hold themselves together due to some wacky fans in the stands. Today's meltdown was self-imposed, as a toy lightsaber that found its way to the broadcast booth (owing to yet another of those… »8/08/12 3:02pm8/08/12 3:02pm

We Can Infer From This Video That Heidi Watney Does Not Like Her Food Fried

Baseball's on-field reporters, much like NBA's sideline reporters, are often sent to ask asinine questions and do asinine things on camera. It's a part of the job. Today in Cleveland, as the Sox did indeed crawl their way into an 0-6 start, NESN sent Heidi Watney to try Progressive Field's chicken and waffle… »4/07/11 3:00pm4/07/11 3:00pm