Boston Red Sox

Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline' Comforts Boston

CP | Ryan Pearson, The Associated Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Neil Diamond said he's happy his "Sweet Caroline," a staple of Boston Red Sox games, can provide comfort after the Boston Marath...

Paying A Queen's Ransom For Hallowed Hosiery

Andy Juniper | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

At a live auction in New York City on Saturday night, the bloodied sock worn by Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling in Game Two of the 2004 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals was sold for (wait for it) $92,613. For a sock. Soaked in old sweat. Soiled with blood.

Baseball Is a Job, So Fire Escobar

Ryan Doyle | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada
Ryan Doyle

Imagine walking into your workplace tomorrow morning, grabbing a marker from the supply closet, walking into the boardroom and writing the words "You are a Faggot" on the company white board. How do you think the boss would react? The Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escoba wrote those words in his black eye and received a three-game suspension. Three games? For offending every homosexual watching at home? For telling every athlete out there that even in 2012 you shouldn't feel comfortable coming out of the closet? The Jays should be ashamed of themselves.

Leave Baseball's Playoffs Alone

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

And, so, after the greatest night of regular season baseball in this 24-year-old man's history, the $41 million Tampa Bay Rays are in the post-season ...