Welcome to The Bandwagoner, a weekly series in which we give a primer on recent sports stories for those unfamiliar with sports, or anything outside of Boston. Our goal is to make sure that you’re not studying your iPhone as much when that one person in your group says those fatal words, “So did you guys see that game?” More
In honor of Halloween, popular Comedy Central talk show @midnight asked Twitter users to share their scariest stories in 5 words. Meanwhile, Boston residents have been celebrating Halloween all day by tweeting their own #ScaryStoriesIn5Words, and the results are pretty great. More
Remember that time Stephon Marbury didn’t have much going on during the Celtics offseason, so he decided to take videos of himself crying and eating vaseline? That shit was crazy. Luckily, the former NBA stud and inventor of the Starbury sneaker brand (which, to this day, I still think is genius), has given up the vaseline ingestion, but still loves a good cry. More
Thankfully, this is a sports column and not a style one. To either my benefit or my detriment or somewhere in between, I’m of the belief that a solid white t-shirt and jeans will suffice for most engagements.
Still, regardless of my complete lack of fashion sense, I’m well-versed enough in that realm to make the following observation: The NBA’s foray into short-sleeved jerseys was, and remains, a terrible idea. More
The idea of the hometown hero in sports often comes off as rather nebulous. Fans root for the laundry, it’s a business, anyone can be dealt or cut at any time, etc. But it still stings when our favorite, long standing players wind up elsewhere. More
Lakers megastar Kobe Bryant, who has always been well-received in Boston (joking), flew into Boston a bit early to sit in on some business classes at Boston College last night. The Lakers will play the Celtics in Boston tonight, but Bryant, who is currently out with a fractured knee, is still traveling with the team. So the future Hall of Fame guard, who entered the NBA straight out of high school, figured he would soak in the fruits of the greatest college city in the world. More