Posted at 11:50 AM on October 10, 2007
by Bob Collins
In anticipation of the big Cleveland-Boston showdown on Friday night, the Boston Globe has prepared -- for its parochial fans -- a slideshow of 8 Things You Should Know About Cleveland.
It seems pretty ridiculous, however, that #8 should point out that Manny Ramirez came up through the Cleveland system.
Surely, while acknowledging that the Red Sox fans' vaunted "knowledge of baseball" is overhyped, that can't be a secret to Red Sox fans, can it?
Posted at 12:04 PM on October 10, 2007
by Tom Scheck
The sports media landscape is littered with announcers who openly cheer for the home team. This blog discusses some of the worst "homer announcers."
So here's my question: Should we expect these announcers to be objective or is this now a bygone era?