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  1. Video: Exclusive with Oil Can Boyd

    Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, who pitched eight of his 10 major league seasons with the Boston Red Sox, says he used crack cocaine every day of the 1986 season while with the Red Sox, including one day in Oakland when he smoked in the clubhouse before one o...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  2. Dennis 'Oil Can' Boyd wrong about Jackie Robinson

    Jemele Hill

    Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, who pitched eight of his 10 major league seasons with the Boston Red Sox, ventured into insulting territory with his comments about Jackie Robinson during a mostly heartfelt interview.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  3. Dennis 'Oil Can' Boyd says he used crack entire '86 season

    Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd says he used crack cocaine every day of the 1986 season while with the Red Sox, including one day when he smoked in the clubhouse before one of his starts and had the drug tucked in his cap while on the mound.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  4. Bill Lee mocks Boyd's cocaine assertions

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Former Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee, appearing on WEEI's Planet Mikey show recently with good friend Mike Adams, spoke about Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd's contention that Boyd feeling the effects of cocaine most of the time he was pitching ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  5. Oil Can Boyd and the good ol' 1980s

    David Schoenfield

    After the Boston Red Sox lost the heartbreaking Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd was scheduled to start Game 7. The game got rained out, which gave Red Sox manager John McNamara an option: Boyd on five days' rest or Bruce Hur...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  6. Boston Red Sox pitcher 'Oil Can' Boyd -- I used cocaine frequentl...

    "Oil Can" Boyd admits he was under the influence of cocaine during "two-thirds" of his games.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  7. This date in '86: A masterful win

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Rusty Kennedy/A.P. PhotoA botched rundown play played a major role in Game 3 of the 1986 World Series.Over the next week, Mark Simon will reminisce here about the 1986 postseason. The 1986 Mets won the World Series in an exhilarating fashion. Here's ...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  8. SWAC to induct six new members into Hall of Fame

    The Southwestern Athletic Conference will induct six new members into its Hall of Fame, including former major league pitcher Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  9. 'Oil Can,' others, look to reverse exodus of black ballplayers

    John Helyar

    As a player, Oil Can Boyd always seemed to march to the beat of a different baseball drummer. Now he and others are trying different approaches to reverse the mass exodus of black players from the game, writes John Helyar.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2007
  10. 'Oil Can' Boyd surrenders, faces phone threat charges

    Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd surrendered Monday to federal agents in Tupelo to face charges he threatened a former girlfriend.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2005
  11. Boyd, 45, says he 'could feel it'

    Eight years after his last professional appearance, Oil Can Boyd returned to the low minors on Monday night, pitching six solid innings in his Can-Am League debut for the Brockton Rox.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2005
  12. Chat with Oil Can Boyd!

    Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, former major league pitcher and current Brockton Rox pitcher Oil Can Boyd will stop by to take your questions! Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, 45, was 78-77 in his 10-year major league career which ended in 1991 due to bl...

    Chat | May 30, 2005
  13. Never a dull moment with the 'Can' around

    Tim Kurkjian

    "Oil Can" Boyd is back pitching for the independent Brockton Rox. Yes, the world is a better place again.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2005
  14. Boyd: 'Let's go get the Yankees'

    Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd earned a roster spot with the Brockton Rox and signed with the minor-league team on Monday, extending his attempt at a big-league comeback 14 years after he left the majors.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2005
  15. Boyd made last major-league appearance 14 years ago

    Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, 14 years removed from his last major-league appearance, threw four shutout innings as the independent Brockton Rox beat the New Haven County Cutters 9-3 in a Can-Am League exhibition game.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2005