Saturday, July 16, 2011

Tom Brady swears off Super Bowl rings, becomes global warming pitchman

March 14, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

It usually takes much longer in his career for a fading celebrity to sink this low:

Leftwing blog repeats ‘big lie’ about Breitbart UPDATE: Breitbart punches back at critics

January 31, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

Andrew Breitbart was in New Hampshire this weekend and the leftwing blog BlueHampshire.com could not help but smear him. Andrew Breitbart apparently took some time off during his speech in Manchester from explaining what liberals think, and used part of his timeslot to blast us liberals for our hypocrisy regarding a recent incident in New [...]

Film Review: ‘Wild Things’ lacks warmth, whimsy

October 16, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

The author of “Where the Wild Things Are” picked Spike Jonze (“Being John Malkovich”) to direct the long-planned film of the much-loved children’s book. But whatever Maurice Sendak thought the quixotic Jonze would bring to the movie — a penetrating understanding of the thin, allegorical picture book, perhaps — what Jonze delivers, with a script [...]

Brady admits to flirting with refs prior to games

October 8, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

FOXBOROUGH – Tom Brady conceded that the Patriots were “fortunate’’ to get a pair of roughing-the-passer penalties that extended touchdown drives last Sunday in their win over Baltimore, but the quarterback wasn’t about to apologize for the flags, which Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and coach John Harbaugh have insinuated were the result of special treatment [...]

Republicans whack Hodes, Biden in spoof vid

October 8, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

As John DiStaso reports in his Granite Status column on Thursday the New Hampshire Republican State Committee has a new web video out today explaining why senate hopeful Paul Hodes had to “sneak off” to New York City to raise money with Vice President Joe Biden instead of inviting him to New Hampshire. Biden has [...]

Machete killing suspect praised “Dexter” on Facebook hours after murder

October 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

Just hours after a deadly attack on a Mont Vernon woman, accused murderer Christopher Gribble updated his Facebook status: “had an awesome time with steve and autumn! dexter is such a funny show!” That update was made at 10:58 a.m. Sunday. Earlier that morning, around 4 a.m., police say Gribble and three other teens entered [...]

Sox in postseason as Wild Card winners

September 30, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

BOSTON — A couple of hours after a nearly epic comeback against the Blue Jays fell short in an 8-7 loss, the Red Sox at last got the ending they were looking for, even if it occurred 3,000 miles from Fenway Park on Tuesday. Once the Rangers suffered a 5-2 loss to the Angels in [...]

Matsuzaka, Red Sox trumped by Sabathia

September 27, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

NEW YORK – It was, in its own way, just like old times. There was Daisuke Matsuzaka on the mound, being his 2008 self, causing heart palpitations among the Red Sox faithful (and his teammates). Matsuzaka does not always make it easy on manager Terry Francona, who hardly needs more stress in his life. But [...]

Divorce in decline: Cutting the knot too costly for some

September 27, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

The recession, though “most likely over” according to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, has been affecting more than just people’s jobs. It has, in some cases, made unhappily married couples more miserable because they can’t afford to divorce. The number of divorces being filed in court is down substantially, according to the Chicago-based Academy of [...]

Red Sox simply superior to O’s

September 20, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

BALTIMORE – The differences between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, a team surging toward the playoffs and a team sinking into the drudgery of meaningless September baseball, injected a sense of inevitability into their mismatch last night. The Orioles took two leads in the first four innings, robbed Jon Lester of his invincibility, and [...]

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