Category Archives: Sports

EYC Rises From The Ashes

Last Sunday, I went to the foot of Shaw Avenue in Cranston to see the new Edgewood Yacht Club. The old clubhouse, built in 1908 by Murphy, Hindle & White, withstood the 1938 hurricane and Hurricane Carol in 1954. For … Continue reading

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The Patriots Are Going All The Way, Baby!

Predictions are funny things. If you don’t make them before events take place, it’s too late later to say, “Oh, yeah. I knew that was going to happen.” Any fool can make a prediction after the fact; it takes someone … Continue reading

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Closing Day

Opening Day at Fenway Park ushers in a new season of hope. As John Fogarty sings in ¬†Centerfield, his iconic paean to baseball, “We’re born again. There’s new grass on the field.” On opening day in 2013, Red Sox Nation … Continue reading

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Hot Stove Day

Traditionally, the period between the end of the World Series and the start of Spring training is referred to by old time baseball people as The Hot Stove League. It’s that time of year when fans, players and management all … Continue reading

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20 Degrees And The Hockey Game’s On…..

Those words are from a Jimmy Buffett song which complains about being “up north’, far away from his beloved Caribbean, when it’s cold outside and there’s nothing to do except watch hockey on TV. But Jimmy, those of us who … Continue reading

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From Worst To First!

  The Boston Red Sox have won the 2013 World Series. For some of you, that may not be big news. After all, since the John Henry group bought the team in 2001, the Red Sox have been world champions … Continue reading

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Take Us Out To The Ball Game!

Here in New England, we tend to be passionate about baseball. After all, some of the oldest teams and ballparks in America are located right here. And the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees is the stuff legends … Continue reading

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