Fan safety at MLB games has been under the microscope lately, and legal action from a Fenway Park attendee is set to intensify discussion about the issue. According to the Boston Globe's Travis Andersen, Stephanie Taubin is suing Boston Red Sox owner John Henry after she was struck by a foul ball last season while sitting above home plate. Show More Summary
The man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl while they were students at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school was found guilty of misdemeanor sexual assault but acquitted of more serious felony charges today, the Boston Globe reports. The victim claims Owen Labrie, 18 at the time, forced sexual intercourse...
Boston Globe: “His former classmates said he seemed to them a student who spoke up a lot but rarely shined in class, who barely participated in campus activities, shunned fraternity parties, and spent most of his weekends and spare time [...]
Boston Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez has underwhelmed on defense all season long, and a positional change appears to be in the works as a result of some glaring deficiencies. According to the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham, Red Sox...Show More Summary
The New England Patriots made a move to shore up their offensive line depth Tuesday by acquiring offensive tackle Mike Williams from the Detroit Lions, according to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin. ESPN.com's Field Yates reported the Patriots...Show More Summary
After spending two years in Detroit without ever playing in a regular-season game, Michael Williams will now get a shot in New England. The Lions have traded Williams to the Patriots, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports. There is no word on what exactly the Lions are getting back, but it is believed to…
The Boston Globe says columnist John E. Sununu will no longer write about cable and Internet issues because of his financial conflict of interest. Media Matters criticized the paper after it allowed the former Republican senator to complain...Show More Summary
In 2008, scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital started using brains of aborted babies for research. The Boston Globe reports that Harvard neuroscientist, Emi Takahashi, examines fetal brain tissue in hopes to better understand neurological disorders such as epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia. Show More Summary
Last week the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America published its latest post on the many conflicts of Boston Globe columnist John E. Sununu, a former Republican senator and the son of former New Hampshire governor John Sununu. Now the Globe’s editorial-page editor, Ellen Clegg, says she’s dealing with Sununu in several ways: […]
Stat, The Boston Globe’s much-touted life-sciences vertical, is starting to come into focus. Although the site doesn’t officially debut until fall, its first story — about two young paralysis victims undergoing experimental treatment who fall in love — has been published at BostonGlobe.com. The project also has a website, a Twitter feed and a Facebook page. We […]
Kathleen Adcock (Bloomberg BNA Estate Tax Blog), Zombies and Other Creations Waiting to be Brought to Life Kay Bell (Don't Mess With Taxes), RVs: Comfy, Kitschy and Possibly Tax Deductible Boston Globe, Bruins, IRS in Face-off on Deducting Team Meals Citizens for Tax Justice, Hillary Clinton Would Limit Tax Breaks...
The first official poster for Rachel McAdams‘ highly anticipated film Spotlight has arrived! The film is about a group of Boston Globe reporters who uncover a shocking cover-up that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. The movie tells the true story of the [...]
Jeff is off this week as David and Devindra discuss the entertaining Lifetime series UnReal and find value in the earlier Mission: Impossible films. Be sure to read Vince Mancini’s Fantastic Four review and the Boston Globe’s review of Man from U.N.C.L.E. Show More Summary
The Boston Globe continues to publish columns by former Republican Sen. John E. Sununu that carry massive conflicts of interest. The Globe today allowed Sununu to advocate against "unnecessary regulation" of the Internet and coal power...Show More Summary
Phone Recovery Systems has filed a lawsuit claiming Comcast, Verizon, and other phone companies have failed to pay the state $214 million in fees to support the 911 system. As the Boston Globe reports, this isn’t the first lawsuit Phone Recovery Systems, who recently signed agreements to help several Pennsylvania counties pursue 911 fees, has filed [...]
On Wednesday night’s edition of The Rachel Maddow Show, Boston Globe national political reporter Annie Linskey sounded just like a writer from The People’s Republic of Massaschusetts, employing the words “wonderful and refreshing” to...Show More Summary
Annie Linskey, national political reporter for the Boston Globe, talks with Ari Melber about how Senator Bernie Sanders is turning his grassroots support...
Former Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry DiPoto will join the Boston Red Sox front office as a baseball consultant, per Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times. The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo first confirmed the news and cited...Show More Summary
“I’ve had enough of Mayor Walsh,” billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn told The Boston Globe in a recent phone interview. It's the latest in a knock down, drag out fight between Wynn and the City of Boston over where and how Wynn Entertainment can build its $1.7 billion Everett casino project. Show More Summary