Lynch Gets Scoop on Teixeira Talks

WCVB-TV's Mike Lynch reported tonight that Red Sox officials were down in Texas tonight meeting face-to-face (an indication of progress in the talks) with agent Scott Boras about free agent first baseman Mark Teixeira. Other outlets jumped quickly to confirm the story, but Lynch was the first in with the news. WEEI.com: Report: Red Sox officials meeting Boras to … Continue reading Lynch Gets Scoop on Teixeira Talks

CSN Plans “Manny being Manny” Special for Christmas Night

From Comcast SportsNet: COMCAST SPORTSNET PREMIERES MANNY BEING MANNY: THE FINAL DAYS IN BOSTON ON CHRISTMAS NIGHT Half Hour Special Recaps Ramirez’s Roller Coaster Career in Boston BURLINGTON, MA – “Manny Being Manny” has been branded in the lexicon of Boston sports for all time, and Comcast SportsNet analyzes Manny Ramirez’s record-setting, charismatic, and sometimes … Continue reading CSN Plans “Manny being Manny” Special for Christmas Night

Jimmy Fund Patients To Help Broadcast Bruins on Thursday Night

A nice move by NESN: Two Jimmy Fund Clinic patients to help broadcast Bruins-Maple Leafs game on NESN on Thursday, Dec. 18 BOSTON—Two Jimmy Fund Clinic patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, both avid hockey fans, have been given a dream assignment: to help announce the New England Sports Network’s live broadcast of the Boston Bruins … Continue reading Jimmy Fund Patients To Help Broadcast Bruins on Thursday Night

Google Trends Tracks Boston Sports Searches in ’08

Got this information in an email from a BSMW reader at Google: Last week we released our 2008 Google Zeitgeist, a microsite detailing the most popular searches and topics from the past year in the U.S. and worldwide: http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/zeitgeist/index.html But what does that mean for Boston sports? As I and a bunch of other Googlers … Continue reading Google Trends Tracks Boston Sports Searches in ’08

Huh?

I'm on the record as being a Bob Lobel fan, but he's got me scratching my head with this opener to his OT column today: Reading unsolicited e-mails from people you don’t know — unless, of course, they are secretly your immediate family — is a practice to try to avoid at all costs. Anyway, … Continue reading Huh?