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Comment on: UMass football leaving the MAC after the 2015 season - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/27/2014 06:58:41 EDT
Great news. Even better? End football at UMass. I am UMass graduate.
Comment on: âThoroughly Modern Millieâ show at Newton North High School sparks controversy - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/18/2014 09:10:30 EDT
Why would they do this show? Yes, the stereotypes are horrible, but the show as a whole is... having a hard time coming up with a non-vulgar word to describe it. It's not worth staging simply for aest more »
Comment on: Canada beats US women in Olympic hockey - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/12/2014 04:34:10 EST
My comment above was on earlier version of story. Now corrected. Thanks for the image of 66 American players on the ice.
Posted 02/12/2014 10:24:04 EST
"A penalty for too many players on the ice with 31 seconds left gave the Americans a 66-on-4 advantage, but a final flurry couldnât bring them the tying goal." Was there enough room on the ice for a more »
Comment on: Moving up was a big-time mistake for UMass football - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/26/2013 06:41:11 EST
I'm a UMass grad. I live in BG, OH home of the Falcons (playing the Little Caesar's Bowl as I type). This is hardly big-time, & UMass isn't even close to being competitive. Here's hoping this fiasco, more »
Comment on: Red Sox: What happens next? - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/01/2013 09:36:51 EDT
Love to see the Red Sox give prospects & rookies a chance. Wouldn't mind seeing Lackey, Peavy or Dempster go, or Salty. Nothing personal. This year was transition year, now let Sox rebuild. I'm gettin more »
Comment on: Tampa Bay Rays happy to get away from Fenway - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/07/2013 09:35:32 EDT
The Rays played .500 ball on the road, actually under .500 for most of the season. So Fenway isn't the only park they have problems in.
Comment on: The wedding business â weâre nuts over nuptials - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/17/2013 06:23:27 EDT
Irving Berlin captured the change in wedding customs in the song "Old Fashioned Wedding" written for a revival of "Annie Get Your Gun." Annie desire for a wedding "like the Vanderbilts have with every more »
Comment on: Red Sox facing a buzz saw in the Rays beginning Monday night - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/22/2013 12:33:01 EDT
I think this series is as much a test for Tampa Bay, which has been feasting on bottom dwellers since mid June. How will tey fare against the rest of the division (Toronto aside)? I don't expect any t more »
Comment on: On baseball: Houston Astros willing to roll with the punches for now - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/26/2013 10:14:47 EDT
Never mind believing, let's just enjoy.
Comment on: Note to readers - Tools - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/21/2013 07:24:09 EDT
This kind of public service is why I'm happy to be a paid subscriber.
Comment on: Getting into the right college has never been more competitive â for parents - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/12/2013 10:24:46 EDT
A few notes. First, I thought UMass Amherst was a prestigious school? Was to me & my wife Second, bragging depends on location. My son went to Amherst College, but very few people even in the Midwest more »
Comment on: Time has come to make Fenway our faded field of dreams - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/31/2013 12:30:06 EDT
At this point I've the old home team more on the road in Cleveland and Detroit. Both nice, modern parks, though Detroit to me is classier (as are the fans, but that's another story). My occasional tri more »
Comment on: World Baseball Classic draws the interest of the rest of the world â not the United States - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/20/2013 05:12:04 EDT
... and not available on MLB.com. If it had been I may have watched a game, or two, & maybe gotten hooked. No go. All they had were random spring training games.
Comment on: National Popular Vote: A better way to elect a president - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/28/2012 12:08:55 EDT
This is the current reality. I'm a reporter working on a small daily newspaper in Bowling Green, Ohio, a community of about 20,000. As the presidential campaign took shape we didn't wonder "what if Ro more »
Comment on: âStars Earn Stripes:â vicarious combat, with coddled celebrities - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/26/2012 06:38:39 EDT
My concern when I saw the almost constant ads for this show during the Olympics was not that it glorifies war but it trivializes the very rigorous and intense training that real Special Forces face in more »
Comment on: Internet retailers pressed to collect sales taxes - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/27/2012 08:33:41 EDT
To me the answer is a federal sales tax with the revenues then distributed back to states using a formula that takes into consideration individual states' rates, though making sure all states, even Ne more »
Comment on: Time for Red Sox to blow up pitching staff? - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/09/2012 01:18:47 EDT
They'd more likely trade Middlebrooks for this year's version of John Lackey. That's the way things are going. more »
Comment on: Concord woman proposes leash law to rein in cats - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/25/2012 07:03:46 EDT
Coming from Ohio and not being a pet owner, it would be fair to say I don't have a dog, or cat for that matter, in this fight. But I do live in a place that has such a law, and has for years, and it's more »
Comment on: Mass. should make Amazon pay sales tax - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/18/2012 04:12:15 EDT
It's interstate commerce, so why not have a federal sales tax on online sales? The revenue could be distributed to all states with a proportionally larger amount going to states that have their own sa more »
Comment on: Red Sox tickets anyone? - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/11/2012 11:51:32 EDT
Sorry you can't find a home for your tickets. If I was in Boston I'd gladly relieve you of them. I sat through Sunday's 13-12 disappointment, a debacle from a Red Sox fan's point of view. You know wha more »
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