Tuesday’s Big Papi bobblehead fiasco at Fenway paled in comparison to last night’s circus. Eric Wilbur talked about how John Farrell may be on the thinnest ice yet, after we talked Pats preseason and a bit of Olympics. More
David Filipov was part of the team that headed up the Boston Globe/Fox25 Olympic Debate last night. He offered his takeaways and analysis after an update on the latest exchange between Governor Baker and the USOC. All in all, our conversation does a pretty good job of getting you up-to-speed on all things Boston2024. More
Growing up, teachers always told us there’s no such thing as a stupid question. Unfortunately, teachers are liars. Lucky for all the stupid question-askers of the world, when a question is too insipid to put into words, you just Google it! With that in mind, Google released its year-end search data for 2014, and Massachusetts residents had some pretty absurd queries. More
Yesterday, the Boston 2024 Organizing Committee submitted their proposal to the United States Olympic Committee. In other words, this whole “Olympics in Boston in 10 years” thing just took a step closer to becoming a reality. Whether you’re for or against Boston 2024, you have to agree that public discourse has to be an essential part of the process. Thanks to Joanna Weiss and Dante Ramos of the Boston Globe, it will be. Join them at the ICA on Monday night at for the Off the Page Conversation: 2024 Boston Olympics. It’s free and open to the public; just click the link to RSVP. The pair joined me earlier today to talk about the event and get the conversation started. More
Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature on BDCwire which explores the pros and cons of various parts of life in Boston. These arguments may, or may not, break any new ground, but are meant as a starting point for you too to make an argument. What do you think? Are you pro-Olympics in Boston or anti-Olympics in Boston?
It was a busy day in Sochi for Men’s Hockey: Finland upset Russia, the USA beat the Czech Republic, and Canada hung on to defeat Latvia. Kevin Paul Dupont from the Boston Globe analyzed all three games, then we looked ahead at the upcoming USA-Canada semifinal. More
My weekly visit with the venerable Globe scribe ran the gamut from the Beanpot to speedskating to Olympic hockey. It’s was a fascinating conversation. Here, have a listen. More