Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team experienced an epic meltdown in 2011, and management responded by dumping manager
The answer? Hire Bobby Valentine, a guy whose skin is too thin for Boston. Valentine accurately said the season has been miserable, as players revolted against their manager and the remnants of last year's "chicken-and-beer" collapse still lingered at
Management has sent
Discontent in Liverpool
Red Sox fans can have confidence in one thing: Owner John Henry and his staff know how baseball works. You can't say the same about the fans who follow Henry's team in the English Premier League, Liverpool.
This was one of England's most dominant franchises two decades ago but a few American owners (including former
But then again, has Liverpool's manager threatened to punch a
Jets a tabloid team
Blessed be thy New York tabloid back page, for it shall never be found wanting. Its headline writers have upon them a glorious bounty with which to work. And to whom should they be grateful? To whom do they owe? J-E-T-S! JETS! JETS! JETS!
Oh, yes — and not just because The Holy One (
The team is a diva-driven daily soap opera — and the Jets love it.
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Accuse me of an East Coast bias, but it's a toss-up between the Red Sox and Jets.
Both have entertaining but flawed leaders and an amusing cast of characters. Mix in vast expectations and underwhelming results and you have the recipe for disaster, or at least disaster-declaring headlines, especially in competitive media markets that crave controversy.
The difference is that the Jets need to stir the pot to garner any attention in the Big Apple because the Super Bowl champs share their stadium, while the Red Sox are always the talk of New England, and frankly, a lion's share of the