Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1223574885Manny Ramirez hates Boston so much, he’s leaving his stuff behind: The former Sox slugger is auctioning off his custom-built 1967 Lincoln Continental to benefit the Franciscan Hospital for Children. [eBay]

Hope you didn’t plan to celebrate good times: Somerville’s Good Time Emporium won’t relocate to Brockton because of the banking crisis. Damn this horrible economy! [Patriot Ledger]

Maybe he was busy fighting with Bill O’Reilly? A Brookline woman wants to unseat Barney Frank because he didn’t respond to a letter that detailed her concerns about a plan to reform the country’s regulatory structure. [Brookline TAB]

Who knew someone could out-blowhard Curt Schilling? The pitcher’s doctor surfaces to issue a big “I told you so” to Red Sox management. Dr. Craig Morgan wanted to operate on Schilling’s shoulder during the off-season, but the team made him wait until June. [WBZ]

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