Tag Archives: World’s Serious

WSJ’s Jason Gay Totally Gets Boston

Among the many joys of reading the Wall Street Journal (A-hed, Arena, Weekend Edition) is columnist Jason Gay. And among his many talents is an uncanny knack for capturing the Boston state of mind. Two recent exhibits. October 21 piece on … Continue reading

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Dan Shaughnessy Jinx Goes National

The hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town asked this question two weeks ago. Now the D.C. set is wondering the same thing. Before last night’s World’s Serious Game 2, Politico’s Playbook posted this: SPORTS BLINK – SHAUGHNESSY JINX? Boston Globe A1, “Red … Continue reading

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Yankee Double-Headline In NYT

From our Pinstripe Compare ‘n’ Contrast desk Call it Yankee tradition vs. Yankee contrition. First, the sad news, from Sunday’s New York Times: Bob Turley, Pitcher With a Blazing Fastball, Dies at 82 Bob Turley, a Cy Young-winning, right-handed pitcher … Continue reading

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The Skunk At The Yanks’ Garden Party

Mr. September is back. Yes yes – the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-2 last night, but no thanks to Alex Rodriguez, who once again proved he’s not up to the post-season challenge, despite telling the Daily News the other day … Continue reading

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A World’s Serious (St. Louzarus Edition)

The St. Louis Cardinals are officially The Undead of Major League Baseball, having risen from the grave in both the regular season and the postseason. Seriously (so to speak), was that a great World Series or what? Tight (except for the … Continue reading

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New York’s Goobernatorial Follies

Most states are content to flame-broil one governor at a time (see: Rod Blagojevich, the Prairie State and James McGreevey, the Garden State). Not the Empire State. New York has two on the barbie: Current Gov. David Paterson (D-Yankee Stadium) … Continue reading

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Yanked Around, Part Three

Well that was tantalizing, yes? The question going into Game 5 of the Yankees-Phillies World Series bakeoff (or is that baseoff?) was: Who can replicate his first pitching gem from this Series – Philadelphia’s Cliff Lee or New York’s A.J. … Continue reading

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Yanked Around, Part Two

I yield to no man in my admiration for Olympian closer Mariano Rivera, but really – the Yankees have got to stop playing the boneheaded baseball they’ve descended into. Regardless of the ballclub’s performance, the Friday New York Times homepage … Continue reading

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Yanked Around

As a survivor of the Great Fold of 2004, I’ll freely admit that I went into tonight’s Yankees-Angels game with one thought. Don’t do this to me again. The good news: They didn’t. The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim … Continue reading

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