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Help Needed, Stat!

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has become arguably the biggest off-the-field date on the sports-world calendar, but some wonder whether the gathering has outgrown its original purpose.

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Danny Ainge Goes Back to the Drawing Board

Pierce? Gone. Garnett? Adios. Doc Rivers? See ya. Danny Ainge spent the summer blowing up his team, and now it’s up to the cocksure Celtics boss to figure out how to return the franchise to glory. With a new season starting and everything uncertain, at least one thing is clear: We’re about to find out if Ainge is as smart as he thinks he is.

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Oringer You Glad There's a New Restaurant Coming?

I spoke with Toro‘s Jamie Bissonnette today about his forthcoming new project in the South End with Boston star Ken Oringer, called Coppa–a “neighborhood enoteca” […]

Restaurants

Eric Brennan to Land at the New Clarendon

Come October, the restaurateurs behind Grill 23 and Harvest will open a new venue, this time a neighborhood tavern in Back Bay at the forthcoming […]

Restaurants

Farewell Kotobukiya

Bands of at-home sushi chefs are mourning the imminent closing of their beloved Kotobukiya Japanese Market. Come May 10, the one-stop shop in Cambridge for […]

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Lake Placid Lodge Back in Business

Sure, he brought us the best show ever about Boston and female insecurity. But he also brought us this, which quite possibly put people off […]

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The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked […]

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Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment. Global Markets Pummeled by Rising Recession Fears: That’s the headline on CNBC. The story won’t make […]

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The Catholic Church Becomes a Single-issue Voter

There are many issues up for debate in the 2008 Presidential election. There’s the mounting fiscal crisis, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the lack […]

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ALDS Game 3: Sleep is for Chumps

And here we thought games ending at 1 a.m. were over once the Sox left the west coast. Last night was one giant buzzkill for […]

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Dustin Pedroia, The Little Caballito?

OK, I missed it. I had the sound down because Chip Caray makes my ears bleed, but did he really call Dustin Pedroia, “Caballito” as […]

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ALDS Game One: Jon Lester Makes Us Weak in the Knees

There is nothing like seeing a pitcher in total command of a playoff game like Jon Lester was last night against the Angels. Lester made […]

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In Praise of Laurel J. Sweet

We like to make fun of things here at Boston Daily. It’s part of our charm. But there are times when we must simply bow […]

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Sports Monday

In the six years I spent roaming baseball clubhouses as a vagabond beat writer, I was never invited to join that prestigious group of booze-hounds […]

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The Globe Goes OT

The Globe pulled off two coups this morning. First, they unveiled a 24-page print sports magazine called OT—fronted by a Tony Massarotti column and back-ended […]