I know we’re only potentially halfway through the 2013 ALCS so far, but seriously, how amazing has it been so far? You don’t need to hear it again, but I have to fill 300 words to appease Google, so: One year after the worst season in recent memory and two years removed from one of(…)
The prospect of American Grand Prix racing has been an on-again, off-again proposition for years now, and this leads to two fundamental questions. First, will American fans come to love Formula One alongside IndyCar and NASCAR? Second, will investment in F1 races in the United States get off the ground? For technology lovers, Formula One is a constant and rich source(…)
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By Alex Lucier at Emmanuel College The strange sport of curling first captured my interest during the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver. While not being recognized as an official Olympic event until the 1998 Nagano Games, curling’s roots actually go back as far as 1540’s Scotland. I watched with fascination during the past two Winter(…)
Better days might be ahead in the team’s new ballpark
Theo Epstein, the general manager who assembled two World Series championship Boston Red Sox teams, has officially resigned and will depart for the Chicago Cubs, where he has been named president of baseball operations. The move comes after an epic September collapse and one of the most disastrous endings to a season in Boston sports(…)
IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon had died after a horrific and fiery 15-car crash during Sunday’s Las Vegas Indy 300. Wheldon, 33, was fatally injured when his car went airborne after hitting another car during Lap 12. He caught a part of a fence just outside the turn. He was taken by helicopter to University Medical(…)
by Elizabeth Gruchy Every Saturday afternoon on the Emmanuel College campus, you can see Kaitlyn Hajjar and her group of Quidditch-loving athletes running back and forth between hoops on their Scarlet Falcon brooms. What looks like a fantasy game for lovers of all things Harry Potter is actually becoming a somewhat respected and challenging physical(…)
For the Super Bowl XLV this Sunday, Pepsi MAX is releasing a new video featuring rapper Snoop Dogg as part of their NFL Audible program. Previous NFL Pepsi Max Audible spots have featured B.oB, Big Boi, Talib Kweli, and Lupe Fiasco.
At 15, and less than a year after she began racing, she was Rookie of the Year
This isn’t even a hoax. Here’s what Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert sent fans when LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Miami Heat: Dear Cleveland, All Of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight. As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very(…)
The tourney so far
MIAMI — Fifteen months ago, I was perched in the tuna tower of a docked sport-fisher, relishing spiced rum and a dripping rack of ribs, when my phone buzzed against my leg. It indicated the arrival of a friends’ premature, absurd text message. It read: "Lebron is coming to Miami, so says (X)." The unexpected(…)
On the Record Sports is back and better than ever. Don’t miss Michael Pina and Big Jim Murray as they break stories, shout like idiots and otherwise analyze the world of sports in Boston and beyond. On the Record Sports — On BlastMagazine.com
Months after losing its Major League Baseball, and only weeks after settling a lawsuit by MLB for allegedly illegally using its trademarks anyway, news has broken that the National Football League will not renew Upper Deck’s licensing agreement. This means no more (official) baseball or football cards from UD. Upper Deck released the following statement:(…)
Trouble for one of the younger companies in the teetering sports card industry. Management at the Upper Deck Company today settled a copyright infringement lawsuit brought against them by Major League Baseball in February. MLB granted Topps an exclusive licensing deal over the summer, but Upper Deck started producing cards with MLB teams and logos(…)
But world, don’t take that image of Canada home with you. It isn’t what life is like here. We don’t all live in the Arctic circle among the Orcas and the ice floes.