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  1. MLB's five positive regression candidates for 2014

    Jonah Keri

    Five teams poised to bounce back after disappointing 2013 campaigns.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  2. What went wrong with the Toronto Blue Jays this season?

    Rany Jazayerli

    Toronto took a big swing at rebuilding after last season. So far, they've whiffed.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  3. About Last Night: It's Election Day!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Today is Election Day on About Last Night. Terrence the Grantland Robot, the incumbent, will be taking on Carl Tompkins, a 25-year-old actual human who hope...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. About Last Night: Ozzie's Regime Ends

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Ozzie Guillen was fired as manager of the Miami Marlins, and team officials say his positive remarks about Fidel Castro played a contributing role. As he...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  5. About Last Night: Down Go the Cardinals

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The Rams defense contained Kevin Kolb (28/50, 289 yards) and Ryan Williams (14 carries, 33 yards) en route to handing the Cardinals their first loss of ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  6. It Wasn't All Your Fault, Bobby V

    Jonah Keri

    Here's the thing about Bobby Valentine's miserable season running the Red Sox: It probably wouldn't have gone much better for anyone else. You can talk about team chemistry, disputes with players, strained relationships with media, or anything els...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  7. About Last Night: All Hail King Miggy!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. With 44 home runs, 139 RBI, and a .330 batting average, Miguel Cabrera became the first MLB player since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 to win the Triple Cro...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. About Last Night: NFL Changes Its Stripes

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The NFL and the referee union released a joint statement last night announcing they had reached an agreement to end the lockout. Unfortunately, this pr...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. About Last Night: How 'Bout Them Cowboys?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. In the opening game of the NFL season, Tony Romo threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns — two of them to unheralded receiver Kevin Ogletree &#8...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  10. Who's Really to Blame for the Red Sox Apocalypse?

    Jonah Keri

    Baseball is a complicated game, the results of one day, one month, even one season subject to slumps and streaks, injuries and recoveries, players controlling their own destiny and players having their fate decided by a bad hop or a bad call. With th...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Don't Cry for Me, Argentina

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 28 points in the third quarter as the U.S. dominated Argentina 126-97. Following the win, an extremely condescending Kobe Bry...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  12. The Wrath of Kevin Youkilis

    Shane Ryan

    Two of my favorite Onion stories are "Kevin Youkilis Puts Sign-up Sheet for Threesome in Red Sox Dugout" and "Kevin Youkilis Keeps Everyone on Bus Awake With Another One of His Nasty Sex Stories." Look at that face: looks like the crass degenerate we...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Bobby Says Sorry (Again)

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Bobby Valentine apologized to Kevin Youkilis a day after questioning his physical and emotional commitment to the team. Youkilis sat out with a groin inju...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  14. About Last Weekend: The Bounty That Wouldn't Die

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Sources report that the NFL Players Association had the tapes of Gregg Williams's violent bounty speech before they became public. Instead of outin...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  15. Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Mike Barnicle

    Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  16. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Ryan Madson, Breadwinner When you say "YOLO," Andy Greenwald says "Butterscotch Krimpets": "Pour out a little liquor — or at least a little baking soda — for Reds pitcher Ryan Madson. You know how stats dorks like to measure everyt...

    Blog | March 28, 2012