| May 2, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The news had traveled fast.
My husband and I had separated.
The parking lot behind the elementary school was filled with minivans waiting for the dismissal bell.
Several of the carpool-driving moms came to me with kind words and hugs.
One of them,...
| May 5, 2013
I know a true hero, although he surely wouldn't call himself one.
He is the son of a very close friend. He served in Iraq, and is now on duty in Afghanistan. And, like all the other American service people there, he volunteered to put his life on the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Friday night's Red Sox game vs. the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park has been postponed due to the criminal investigation and search in the Boston area. Here is the official state from the team issued via Twitter:
OFFICIAL: Tonight's Red Sox game at...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Boston College has cancelled its spring football game set for this Saturday.
The school made the announcement Friday afternoon and in light of everything that has transpired in Boston this week, it’s the right thing to do. Sports takes a...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:53 PM
It was an emotional start to the game for both the
Red Sox and Royals, as a pregame ceremony honored the victims of Monday's bombings in Boston, along with the first responders who helped treat the victims and law enforcement who captured the suspects....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Whoa. Just hold on. Anyone who has been a Cubs fan for more than one season should know something about skepticism. It's time to recall that training, friends. This proposal for Wrigley Field is neither a good deal nor a done one. The changes being...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:50 AM
WASHINGTON -- The nation demonstrated again last week how resolute it can be when threatened by murderous terrorists -- and how helpless when ordered to heel by smug lobbyists for the gun industry.
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's deadly rampage through...
| Apr 25, 2013
According to a 19th-century poet named Francis Scott Key, the United States is the "land of the free and the home of the brave." If he were writing those lyrics today, he might add an asterisk with the notation: "Void in the aftermath of terrorism."...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The gruff, old man's voice on the other end of the line fit perfectly with the pictures I had seen. "Sure, come on over," he said.
When is the best time to … "Right now! Come on over!"
Howard Ellsworth Wood was the owner of that voice, and a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Maria Menounos' sports affiliations keep getting her into trouble.
The "Extra" host is a self-proclaimed "die-hard" Boston Celtics fan and has no problems trash-talking and taunting players.
And on Wednesday, the 35-year-old explained on "Conan"...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Mike Thibault, always thoughtful, always prepared, almost always specific, quantified how many times he had thought about this game.
"Consciously? Four," Thibault said on the Friday night he returned to Mohegan Sun Arena for the first time since he was...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:16 AM
BOSTON -- Almost two years since he last played in the big leagues, veteran outfielder Brad Hawpe, who sat out most of 2012 while recovering from Tommy John surgery, buttoned up a big league jersey Saturday morning in the Angels’ Fenway Park...