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So to Conclude: The Red Sox Were *Not* the Team o’ Destiny
But the Atlanta Braves still might be. First, the sad demise of the Crimson Hose, as narrated by the Boston Globe’s resident darn-those-Sox scribe Dan Shaughnessy. Red Sox ran out of karma, and it all started after the wristwatch taunt … Continue reading
Let the Wild ‘Team o’ Destiny’ Rumpus Begin!
Jonathan V. Last, the in-house hardball geek at The Bukwark, totally nailed it last week in his daily newsletter, The Triad. When it comes to the World Series, there is nothing I love more than a Team of Destiny. You … Continue reading
When Journalists Rent Out Their B(u)ylines . . .
. . . nothing good can come of it. There’s a growing trend among journalists of co-authoring books with subjects they probably would be better off covering. Exhibit Umpteen, from Sunday’s New York Times. Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior correspondent and … Continue reading
Tucson Magazine Publisher: We’re the Beck-and-Call Girl of Our Advertisers
The hardtracking staff realizes that times are hard for media outlets these days, but this seems a bit much. From the redoubtable Jim Romenesko: NEWSPAPER COMPANY: OUR CUSTOMER IS THE ADVERTISER, NOT THE READER Why Mark Evans refused to work … 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
Did Dan Shaughnessy Jinx The Sox? (II)
As the hardreading staff has noted, Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy may have given a kayn aynhoreh (evil eye) to the Red Sox with his Sunday victory dance (headline: “Is it really necessary to go to Tampa?”). Because it wasn’t just that the Sox lost last … Continue reading
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Did Dan Shaughnessy Just Jinx The Sox?
It’s called a kahn aynhoreh, “the magical phrase uttered to ward off the evil eye” according to The Joys of Yiddish. And Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy failed to say it in his front-page piece in today’s Sports section. Is it really necessary to … Continue reading
Vin Scully Celebrations: Globe 1, Herald 0
Vin Scully, the legendary 85-year-old broadcaster who has called Los Angeles Dodgers games for lo, these last 64 years, has just re-upped for 2014, and the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy paid tribute to him in Sunday’s edition. Vin Scully simply the best … Continue reading
Globe: Ortiz Okay; Herald: Papicock!
From our Yesterday’s News Today desk The jury is very much out on David Ortiz in the local dailies. From Nick Cafardo’s piece in [Tuesday’s] Boston Globe: Steady progress has David Ortiz feeling upbeat FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz feels more optimistic that … Continue reading
Globe Op-Ed Page Plays Hardball With Herald
From our Late to the Party desk Wednesday’s Boston Globe op-ed page featured a piece by sports economist Andrew Zimbalist spanking former Red Sox manager Terry Francona for criticizing the Sox owners in his new book as being more interested in money … Continue reading