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Stop Laughing Right Yao: Could the Rockets Center be Done for?

So, this might not directly affect us as Celtics fans, but anytime someone of Yao Ming’s stature looks like he could be leaving the NBA, it causes ripples. The giant Chinese superstar suffered a hairline fracture of one of the bones in his foot during a playoff loss against the Lakers in Houston. Initial reports […]

Beware, Niche Celebrities!

It all started with Ed McMahon.  When the famous TV sidekick died last Tuesday, it was a sad moment, especially if you were old enough to remember him beside Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show.  But, what the hell, these things happen, the man was 86 years old.  Little did we know, that McMahon’s death […]

Tim Lincecum Eats Ice Cream Tacos…What?

From Yahoo Sports, Tim Lincecum is guilty of using performance-enhancing ice cream: According to the Associated Press, the reigning Cy Young downed an “ice cream taco” on Tuesday before going out and throwing a masterful complete game in a 4-1 win over the A’s in Oakland. The effort marked the fourth time that Lincecum has […]

Cirque du Manny

Further evidence that baseball’s steroid crackdown is every bit as draconian as you thought it was: Manny Ramirez entertained a 15,000-strong crowd by brilliantly striking out and grounding out last night as the newest member of the Albuquerque Isotopes, despite his suspension. For his next trick, he leapt tall buildings with a single bound, and […]

Who’s in Charge in the Bronx? Cashman Sits A-Rod

Is it just me, or is it a whole lot of fun to compare the Yankees and Red Sox organizations? On the one hand, an enlightened despotism under Theo, the boy-king, and on the other, a treacherous, backbiting cabal ruled by the madness of King George? I mention this because Yanks GM Brian Cashman appears […]