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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés (‘Tamper Down’ Edition)

From our That’s Just Sad desk Every now and again the hardclipping staff chronicles the mangled phrases uttered by the differently clichéd among us and, man, they are legion. Here’s our latest batch, in reverse chronological order. • The other … Continue reading

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Boston ‘Dream’ Doc Thomas Graboys Gets Elegant Farewell

Tom Graboys was someone special. From his sweet Boston Globe sendoff by Bryan Marquard: Dr. Thomas Graboys, 70; cardiologist, writer On hospital rounds Dr. Thomas Graboys listened carefully to a chorus of beating hearts, placing his stethoscope on the warm, damp … Continue reading

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Celtics ADknowledge Boston Herald’s Existence

The hardreading staff has noted two instances lately of tribute ads that ran in the Boston Globe but not in the Boston Herald. And so it was with no little interest that we saw this in today’s stately local broadsheet: Which sent … Continue reading

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Miami Vise (NBA Championship Edition)

Behold the Miami-Industrial Complex: That MiamiWhereWorldsMeet crowd got together to run this ad in Tuesday’s New York Times celebrating the Heat’s second consecutive NBA Championship: You know what’s really So Miami? 400,000 people turned out for the victory parade. Roughly the same … Continue reading

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Rivers Flows Only Toward Globe

Looks like Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers is playing favorites with the local dailies. From today’s Boston Globe: Doc Rivers mum on returning to Celtics MIAMI — Doc Rivers reached out to the Globe for the first time since the Celtics’ season concluded, … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Ray Allen Farewell Ad-ition)

The ever classy Ray Allen said goodbye to Celtics fans today in a full-page Boston Globe ad. Allen did not, however, run an ad in the Boston Herald. Questions? Comments? Bitter recriminations?

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Celts Can Take The Heat

All together now: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot! Admit it, none of you – none – predicted that the Boston Celtics would be up 3-2 after Game Five of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals. Most of you (and when I say you, … Continue reading

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Boston Celtics Green With Envy?

At least the Celtics didn’t spit the bit like the Los Angeles Lakers did in their four-game laydown to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA playoffs. The C’s went down fighting – and fumbling – in the face of a lights-out … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Celtics-Lakers Alley-Oops Game

Game 7 of the NBA Finals was quite possibly the least artistic basketball game (that didn’t include me) I’ve ever seen. Who’da thunk Kobe Bryant would play his worst game of the series, and Ron Artest would play his best? … Continue reading

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King James Bobble

The Cavaliers really spit the bit last night, eh? (In related playoff news, someone absolutely should’ve invoked the mercy rule in the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 elimination drubbing of the Vancouver Canuckleheads.) Full disclosure: I didn’t see the whole Celts-Cavs Game … Continue reading

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