If you don’t have cable TV, the baseball postseason doesn’t exist. Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the arm of the sport that controls its media presence, has locked down online access. Even as it advertises its At Bat app to view the playoff games, it’s blacked out many of the games, presumably to protect the rights of the cable TV networks who have purchased them. Read more →
Maybe there no longer is such a thing as spontaneity in the world. Maybe every documented bit of kindness, every cute scene, every bit of wonderful whimsy is nothing but the detritus of Mad Men.
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In a perfect world on April Fool’s Day, the Boston Red Sox would’ve played a great joke on teammate Johnny Gomes, who bought all of his teammates the ridiculous sport coats I wrote about last week to wear at their White House meeting with President Obama today. They were being honored for last year’s World Series victory.
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Baseball broadcaster Jerry Remy defends providing legal support for his son, who is charged with murder, and says doing so shouldn’t cost him his job. Read more →
A baseball championship is just a baseball championship. Period. Everything else is just a sportswriter who needs a catchy lede. Read more →
It’s a fine line the Boston Red Sox have been walking in recent months with its emphasis on ‘Boston Strong,’ the rallying cry of the city in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. Read more →