Tag Archives: Bob Ryan

Tony C Tributes: Globe 1, Herald 0

Forty-six years ago today, Red Sox homeboy and Hall-of-Fame sureshot Tony Conigliaro had his baseball career turned inside out. From Bob Ryan’s terrific Boston Globe column today: Tony Conigliaro would have been an all-time great I was there. I was there, and … Continue reading

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Hall Of Fame/Hall Of Shame

Interesting split decision in today’s Boston Globe sports pages over Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, which is currently underway. Commissioner Emeritus Bob Ryan makes his position clear from the get-go. I’m not voting for Bonds, Clemens, or Sosa I am in possession … Continue reading

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Doc Emrick: The Musical

One of the great joys of the Stanley Cup playoffs has been Mike Emrick’s call of them (especially Bruins-Capitals and Rangers-Devils). From the Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan: There are many great sports announcers in our midst. But the one whose … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Albert Haynesworth Edition II)

Today brings another compare and contrast exercise regarding the questionable character of new Patriot Albert Haynesworth (who’ll go on trial in Washington, D.C. later this month on a sexual abuse charge), and questionable judgment of the team in acquiring him. Bob Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Bob Ryan v. Jason Gay On Pats v. Jets

Compare and contrast in clear idiomatic English: Bob Ryan’s Boston Globe column on the New England Patriots-New York Jets rivalry: It rivals anything we’ve seen Excerpt: Now while we can’t see Coach Bill and Regal Rex wrestling at the 50 … Continue reading

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Boston Blanked In Best Newspaper Column Of All Time Bakeoff

From our Late to the Party desk: A couple of weeks ago the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog ran this item (via the Missus): What’s the Best Newspaper Column of All Time? The National Society of Newspaper Columnists has weighed … Continue reading

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