For The Second Time In Three Weeks, ESPN Plagiarizes A Reporter's Work

In late July, ESPN got a well-deserved tsk-tsking from the Internet after a SportsCenter anchor delivered "breaking news" about Dwight Howard that was lifted, nearly verbatim, from a RealGM.com report. "This stuff happens from time to time," Vince Doria, ESPN's senior vice president and director of news, later told ESPN's … » 8/15/12 10:22am 8/15/12 10:22am

The Red Sox Are Losing Because John Lackey Likes To Double-Fist Beers, …

The Red Sox lost a baseball game last night, dropping their record to three games below .500, and you know what that means, don't you? It's time for some dumb columnist to turn into Carrie Nation and throw some shit at the wall. CSN New England's Joe Haggerty did just that when he published this article, which might… » 8/10/12 12:50pm 8/10/12 12:50pm

Jon Lester And Clay Buchholz Are The Latest Red Sox To Launch Charity…

Taking money from drunk Red Sox fans and giving it to cancer patients is a cause anyone can get behind (except perhaps liver cancer patients). Meeting with less approbation and more smirking are the names Longball Cellars has been slapping on its athlete-endorsed charity wine bottles. Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz » 5/06/11 11:55am 5/06/11 11:55am

If Boston Gets Swept By Cleveland Today, Red Sox Nation May Implode

The Red Sox, predicted by many to win it all this year, are still without a win five games into the season. Naturally, there's a discussion board up on the Globe website today titled "Panic Time?" Is it? Last night against Cleveland, Kevin Youkilis attempted to intentionally drop a line drive to turn a double play. He… » 4/07/11 1:05pm 4/07/11 1:05pm

Suddenly, It's the Rays Staring Down Elimination

Things started off well for the Rays in Game Six; a little too well in fact. BJ Upton tied an AL record with his seventh long ball as he took Josh Beckett deep in the first inning, and it appeared for a moment as though Beckett's oblique injury might be Beantown's undoing. Not so. (Of course, most of us didn't see much … » 10/19/08 12:23am 10/19/08 12:23am