Former Red Sox Coach Wendell Kim Dead at 64

February 16, 2015 at 8:01pm in News, Red Sox
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Former Boston Red Sox third base coach Wendell Kim has died. He was 64 years old.

Kim was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease following his retirement from baseball a decade ago. He last served as third base coach for the Cubs.

Kim was third base coach for the Red Sox under Jimy Williams from 1997-2000.

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Remembering Stuart Scott

January 6, 2015 at 8:20pm in Featured, News, Opinion

The loss of Stuart Scott at age 49 has touched us all. His voice as a sportscaster on ESPN’s flagship show SportsCenter was unparalleled. Scott, along with Keith Olbermann and longtime co-host Rich Eisen, changed sportscasting for the better, nay the best, as they searched for the “cool side of the pillow.”

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NFL 2014: Playoff Picture Becomes Clearer

December 27, 2014 at 1:58pm in News
Bruce West writes

With just one week left of the NFL regular season, the runners and riders for the playoffs are coming into clearer focus.

In the NFC, Seattle, Detroit and Dallas are guaranteed a playoff berth, with the final spot to be filled by either the Panthers and Falcons, who will play next week for the NFC South title and playoff position, despite both teams having a losing record. The Packers and Cardinals have already secured the two wildcard positions. Continue reading NFL 2014: Playoff Picture Becomes Clearer »

Field of Green Video Slot Review

December 17, 2014 at 9:18pm in News
Bianca writes

Patriot fans with a proclivity for online slots should definitely take a look at Realtime Gaming’s Field of Green video slot. Field of Green is a 5 reel, 20 payline slot machine that is packed to bursting with bonus features such as wilds, scatters, free spins, multipliers and a highly entertaining second screen bonus game where you need to land a few field goals to collect major prizes. The online slot also offers a progressive jackpot, the size of which is temptingly displayed above the reels.

The sleek, user friendly design of Field of Green recommends itself to both beginners and experienced players. The reels are adorned with images traditionally associated with the great game of football: foam fingers, whistles, helmets, quarterbacks, beer cups, footballs, trophies and, naturally, scantily clad cheerleaders. The online slot combines pristine graphics with great sound effects, such as the grunts made when players smash into one another, to simulate the experience of being at an actual football match. Continue reading Field of Green Video Slot Review »

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Many Red Sox fans have been dreaming of free agent third basemen, Pablo Sandoval since August. Those dreams only intensified after he put together an extraordinary post-season. There have also been rumors circulating that the Red Sox are “all in” on the powerful switch hitter.  And various reports have indicated that Sandoval is in Boston to meet with Red Sox management.

After a terrible season and a flurry of trade-deadline roster moves Sox fans are anxiously awaiting the announcement of splashy free agent singings. Plus, with news of Giancarlo Stanton signing one of the most lucrative deals in the history of sports, the Braves and Cardinals swapping stars, and the rival Blue Jays locking up catcher, Russell Martin—Sox fans are now desperately awaiting any sort of positive news from the free agent front.

But can Sandoval help the Sox contend in 2015? Continue reading Why the Red Sox DON’T Want Pablo Sandoval »

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FanDuel Champion Frank Borawski

Twenty-seven year old BU grad, Frank Borawski, is not only a great fantasy football player, but also the Assistant Director of Finance at a nearby bank. His analytical business mind translates very well to the statistical minutia that is fantasy football. But Frank knows, like every fantasy football player knows, “Luck has a lot to do with it.” And I’m not talking about Andrew Luck.

Borawski is being sent to Las Vegas to participate in the FanDuel Championship because of a $1,000 Week 4 game, which he won. Frank was helped in Week 4 by huge performances by Steve Smith, Antonio Brown and Jordy Nelson. Borawski has been playing FanDuel for two years now, but remembers hitting it big for the first time last season.

“I was lucky enough to play LeGarrette Blount when he had the four-touchdown game.”

Yeah, that’ll help. And he wasn’t a diehard Pats fan going for the “homer” pick. Born in Connecticut, Borawski is a Cowboys fan, like his father. Continue reading Boston’s FanDuel Champion: Frank Borawski »

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On 10/30/2014, Former Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston, MA passed away at the age of 71. Mr. Menino was a huge part of the city of Boston since he came into office as the mayor of Boston in 1993.

Born 12/27/1942, Menino was a longtime resident of Hyde Park, MA before he entered into political office as mayor in 1993. Menino began his service to the city of Boston as a city councilor in 1983 and held various positions until becoming the Mayor of Boston after his predecessor Mayor Flynn vacated the office. Although as the mayor of Boston, Mr. Menino’s major responsibilities included ensuring the safety of its citizens through collaborative efforts with public safety agencies such as the Boston Police Department. He also played a huge role when it came to the major sporting teams that currently reside in the great city of Boston- the Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots and Celtics. Continue reading Mayor Menino: We Salute You and the City of Boston Thanks You »

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