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  1. Sox flagged for interference, swept by Bucs

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The magic number remains stalled at four, and the way the Boston Red Sox lost Thursday night, you wonder if a certain former Sox manager has a John Farrell voodoo doll on his athletic director's desk. There are nine games left in Boston'...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. The Andy Greenwald Podcast: John Mulaney's First and Last Da...

    Andy Greenwald

    During his time on Saturday Night Live, comedian John Mulaney helped create Stefon, wrote (and occasionally performed) bits for the "Weekend Update" desk, and went to dinner with Mick Jagger. I spoke to him about the terror...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  3. First Show Check-In: ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver&rs...

    Amos Barshad

    "Welcome to ...; whatever this is," John Oliver said last night, kicking off the very first episode of his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight. And it was spot-on. Before Oliver's fill-in stint at the Daily Show anchor desk had e...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  4. Mickey Rooney: 1920-2014

    Wesley Morris

    Two years ago, a former coworker and pal named John walked up to my desk and handed me a DVD. He'd taken it upon himself to transfer his collection of VHS cassettes to discs. Some of what was on the tapes was television he'd recor...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  5. Broncos fulfill the promise of a promise

    Jeff Legwold

    DENVER -- When Hall of Famer John Elway sat across a nicely appointed desk from Peyton Manning, whose gold jacket is a future given, a promise was made. A promise that went beyond the recruitment of the most decorated free agent to ever hit the op...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  6. John Robertson and the story of Robo Surfboards

    Jake Howard

    Surfboard manufacturing is a hard scrabble, thankless endeavor, but for John Robertson and his Robo Surfboards label, keeping it small means keeping it real

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  7. Lackey undergoes MRI; Drew pushed back

    Gordon Edes

    TORONTO -- Greetings from Rogers Centre, where the previous occupant of the visiting manager's office left a parting gift in the desk for this weekend's occupant, John Farrell. How thoughtful of Terry Francona, no? "I can't tell you what it was...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  8. This Day In Sports: Welcome To The World, Mr. Baylor

    "Ummmm, can someone help me? There's a basketball stuck in my desk." September 16, 1934: On this date, one of the NBA's greatest players was born in Washington, D.C. When he was born, his father, John, looked at his gold pocket watch to see what t...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  9. Zone-blocking scheme just one idea to get Panthers in end zone

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Panthers aren't reinventing the wheel in 2007, but they are hoping to re-energize a running game and offense that struggled last year, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2007
  10. Roush banking that New Englanders love race cahs

    Ryan McGee

    It may seem like an unlikely marriage, but the monster deal between the Fenway Group and Roush Racing might just transform the way both baseball and NASCAR do business, writes Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2007
  11. Smarty Jones to resume training; Haskell next?

    Jay Privman

    The letter was postmarked from London. It was addressed to "Smarty Jones, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA." It landed on trainer John Servis's desk.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2004
  12. Congress could trump Vegas on college book

    Darren Rovell

    Congress is looking at a few bills that could decide fate of legalized gambling on college athletics.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2001