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Derek Jeter's Endless Farewell Tour

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.16.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The overstatement of Jeter's intangible contributions, efforts to make him into a paragon of integrity and honor when he is essentially a great ballplayer who managed to stay out of trouble and not say anything stupid to the media in 20 years, all make it increasingly difficult to either like Jeter or take his farewell tour seriously.

Oakland Athletics Imploding Before Our Very Eyes

Dan Karpuc | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

OK... OK. You may not view a team that is 81-63 as "imploding," but hear me out.

A West Coast Post-Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

An all-West Coast World Series, a distinct possibility at this point, would present an image of baseball that is young, new and forward-looking, despite the inconvenient time zone for many in the East Coast.

In Defense of the Pink Hat

Angelina Massoia | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports
Angelina Massoia

Survey the excited crowd of a Red Sox home game and you'll see a lot of red, a lot of navy blue, a lot of white. You'll also inevitably run into a dash of pink. Consider what you are now thinking about the individual wearing that pink hat.

This 9-Year-Old Is The Most Adorable Baseball Expert You'll Ever See

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror...

Famous Red Sox Bullpen Cop Gets Amazing Honor

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports

It's been over 10 months since Boston Red Sox bullpen cop Steve Horgan raised his arms in triumph at David Ortiz's home run and became a local sensati...

Open Letter to the People of Boston: On Behalf of Yankee Fans Everywhere, You're Welcome

Hart Seely | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports
Hart Seely

Relax. Lay down your arms. As a Yankee fan, I come in peace. I offer my sincerest congratulations, because even though your team fell apart, you now can live each day for that one golden moment of pure tobacco pleasure: The Yankee box score.

MLB Pitcher Wins Bet Against Best Friend And Former Teammate

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Last week, pitchers Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller were teammates. But shortly after the St. Louis Cardinals dealt Kelly to Boston on the day of Major Le...

Melodies of the Heart: Celebs and Massachusetts Family Honor Boy's Legacy Using Powers of Music and Kindness

Jaime Lubin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Jaime Lubin

This weekend wishes did indeed come true here, thanks to the musical talents of Scott Grimes (ER, American Dad!), Bob Guiney, and musician Jay Gore as they rocked out to honor one little boy's powerful legacy of compassion.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.

Five Reasons Why Haters Want To Hate On David Ortiz

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz might always be beloved throughout New England. But Big Papi certainly seems to have a penchant for getting on the ...

Star Pitcher Uses Full-Page Ad To Thanks Red Sox Fans

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports

Jon Lester made a classy move by taking a full-age ad in the Sunday edition of the Boston Globe to show his gratitude to the Boston Red Sox and their ...

Breaking Down the Biggest Trades on Deadline Day

Andrew Wild | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Well, whatever we thought was plaguing front offices to make them so boring is apparently gone, because we got a whole lot of big time trades yesterday.

Red Sox And A's Make Blockbuster Deal

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Re...

Jon Lester and Why the Red Sox Are Smarter Than the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Red Sox might not be able to trade Lester, or the the prospects they get for Lester may not turn into valuable players in the future, but the willingness of the Red Sox to shop Lester demonstrates why the Red Sox are one of the smartest organizations in baseball.

Rays-Red Sox War Of Words Continues

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is feuding with another member of the Tampa Bay Rays pitching staff. This time, it's Rays starter Chris Archer. In ...

This Is What Happens When A Yankees Fan Finds A Red Sox Title Ring

AP | By BEN WALKER | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. ...

WATCH: Red Sox Player Shows Off Incredible Arm Strength

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has a very, very strong arm. The 24-year-old was recently challenged to throw a baseball over the center ...

My Love Affair with Baseball

Rachel Verlik | Posted 09.14.2014 | Sports
Rachel Verlik

Baseball is halfway through the season and the All-Star Break is upon us. This lull in the normal game routine gives me my own hiatus to reflect upon what I love about baseball.

Orioles Manager Fires Back After Pitcher's Controversial Comments

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey might want to think twice before complaining about baseball players...

How to Win a Tap Water Taste Contest

Daniel Moss | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Daniel Moss

With improved source protection, consumer confidence in tap water is likely to rise -- and could spell trouble for the bottled water boom.

Pre-Game Fenway Park: 13 Spots in the New Kenmore Square

Fathom | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Despite being the site of major trolley and subway lines, Kenmore Square has never really been a destination. Unless you count the punk scene it attracted in the 1980s, or the methadone hub it became in the '90s.

Indians Ace Throws 'Immaculate Inning'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

For one inning, Cleveland Indians ace Justin Masterson was perfect. His whole performance on Monday night was great, too. Masterson threw seven inning...

Big Papi: 'It's A War'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports

The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays has been taken to another level. After a game that included four ejections, two bench-cleari...

Son Of Red Sox Broadcaster Pleads Guilty To Murder

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- The son of longtime Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy pleaded guilty to murder and other charges for stabbing his girlfriend...