While watching NFL games this year, I noticed that kickers are much more successful on field goals than usual. This could just be an anomaly of the games I watched. After the season ended, I found annual NFL kicking data courtesy of pro-football-reference.com. I decided to use data from the past 25 years (1983-2007) since [...]
The Red Sox shut out the Yankees 7-0 in the first game of the series. Lester pitched a complete game shutout, giving up only five hits while striking out eight. Mike Lowell and Jacoby Ellsbury each had two RBIs in the game. Lester is the first Red Sox pitcher since Pedro Martinez, in 2002, to [...]
We all know that David Ortiz has been a citizen of Red Sox Nation for a while but today he also became a citizen of the United States. Ortiz, filled with excitement, shared his thoughts on the important moment: “It’s a great country. I’m proud to be here,” said Ortiz, who wore a pinstriped suit [...]
According to the Daily News, Roger Clemens had a decade long relationship with country singer Mindy McCready. McCready, who is now 32, began the affair with Clemens when she was 15 and he was 28. The image of Mindy McCready is courtesy of the NY Daily News.
The rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox spilled over from the games and onto the construction site. Red Sox fan, Gino Castignoli buried a David Oritz jersey into the cement foundation of the new Yankee Stadium. Would this act of ill-intent backfire on the team and specifically on Ortiz who is hitting under .100 [...]