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The year ahead in sports

The year ahead in sports

Looking forward to more scoring and less scandal
It seemed for every hail Mary, walk-off homer, and buzzer beater in 2011, the sports pages had a story on work stoppages, performance-enhancing drugs, or mind-boggling college-conference realignments.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  December 28, 2011

Jonah Hill - Back Talk

Interview: Jonah Hill straightens up

Money man
The Superbad star has embraced his inner math geek for his role in Moneyball , the film adaptation of Michael Lewis's best-selling book.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  September 20, 2011


How I learned to stop worrying and love my monkey overlords

Hail, Caesar?
Let me be clear: I once loved monkeys.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  August 05, 2011

G. Kimball, RIP

George Kimball, 1943-2011

In Memoriam
George Kimball, Phoenix sports editor (back when there was such a thing) for nearly 10 years, Boston Herald columnist for 25 more, and truly one of the great boxing writers of our time, passed away last week at his home in New York City. He was 67.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  July 13, 2011

conference about media reform in boston

Media activists aim to take over the future ... of news

'Get me rewrite'
Now imagine you're in charge of getting people excited about media reform — promoting things like local ownership of press outlets, a free and open Internet, and vibrant public journalism that operates outside of party politics. Besides the considerable outreach, education, and advocacy work in store, you've got to deal with the fact that many people just don't like the media.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  April 08, 2011

James Levine resigns from the BSO

Following Levine's departure, the BSO picks up the pieces

After Jimmy
This past week, James Levine ended his BSO tenure after seven seasons, citing challenges regarding his health and the "ensuing absences they have forced." Since leaving Symphony Hall almost five years ago, I've been watching the Levine saga unfold, gritting my teeth with every notice of malady and ensuing cancellation.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  March 09, 2011


Should sportswriters be allowed to gamble on sports?

Sucker bet
Halloween 2010 kicked off a rough week for Keith Olbermann and Bill Simmons.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  February 05, 2011


Review: Glory Daze

An unfunny comedy about the '80s
In this era of ironic nostalgia, the '80s are an easy punch line. But the decade did have its moments beyond leg warmers and the Preppy Handbook .
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  December 01, 2010



Lost ’s endgame  
Fifteen years ago, I fell in love. It didn’t end well.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  May 20, 2008


Whither Joyce Kulhawik?

Boston TV kills A&E coverage
Veteran arts-and-entertainment anchor Joyce Kulhawik is the last of her kind, at the station and in Boston.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  April 09, 2008


Black + Gold go green

Offsides and offsets
As a kid in his native Alberta,  NHL defenseman Andrew Ference was always outdoors — like a lot of Canadian kids, he loved snowboarding, skiing, and skating.
By: SEAN KERRIGAN  |  November 07, 2007

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