1. Will Ben Cherington Be Allowed to Be a More Independent, Strong Red Sox GM?

    If the Boston Red Sox's Bobby Valentine is fired at the end of the 2012 season, will GM Ben Cherington be the one to fire him? Or, will CEO Larry Lucchino and/or owner John Henry ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  2. Roger Federer's US Open Loss Was Not That Surprising

    Roger Federer 's resurgence in 2012 continues to confuse casual tennis fans and reporters. Now that Fed has played so well again, some expect him to play well every match...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 2,698 reads 3 comments

  3. How Theo Epstein's Departure Led to the Further Decline of the Red Sox

    Any serious Red Sox fan knows that former general manager Theo Epstein has his share of responsibility for some of the problems facing the team—including a few, large player contracts now burdening the team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 683 reads 0 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox Remain in Denial Rather Than Addressing Their Problems

    I can't stand this anymore. I just watched Jon Lester give up five runs in the first inning of the Boston Red Sox ' third game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. I'm wondering why the team won't admit how bad Lester has been this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 3,739 reads 26 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: A Sobering Reality Check at the 2012 All-Star Break

    Two months ago, on May 11th, I wrote a BR article about the Red Sox front office failing to admit to the extent of the team's problems in 2012...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 453 reads 1 comments

  6. Wimbledon 2012 Results: Roger Federer Has Proven Us All Wrong

    There is a tendency for tennis observers to take Roger Federer for granted at this point. He's been so good for so long that some lump all his victories together...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 5,378 reads 3 comments

  7. Roger Federer Finds His Old Form & Confidence in Big Win over Djokovic

    No one saw this one coming. On Friday morning at Wimbledon, it seemed more like 2007 than 2012 as Roger Federer decisively defeated Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked, best tennis player in the world for the last year and a half...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 725 reads 3 comments

  8. Red Sox: Front Office Can't Admit Their Team Lacks Talent in Every Way

    You have to admit you have a problem before you can solve it, right? The 2012 Red Sox are not using that principle of common sense...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox: Larry Lucchino Should Be Held Most Accountable for Lousy Start

    Larry Lucchino should be The Guy on the hot seat in Boston right now. Nothing has gone right for the Red Sox on and off the field at the start of the 2012 season, and new manager ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 2 years ago 549 reads 0 comments

  10. It's a Miracle: Federer Finally Beats Nadal at Indian Wells

    It had gotten to the point where I wasn't sure Roger Federer would ever defeat Rafael Nadal on a surface other than the indoor hard courts of London, where he has beaten everyone the past few years...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about almost 3 years ago 779 reads 62 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: It's Time for Ben Cherington to Show He's in Charge

    It's Spring Training and a perfect time for Ben Cherington to show he's the one calling the shots for the Boston Red Sox ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about almost 3 years ago 545 reads 1 comments

  12. The New England Patriots Defied All Odds by Just Making the Super Bowl !!

    I cannot take this dumb post-Super Bowl chatter any longer. Sportswriters and talk show hosts are already framing the Super Bowl in typically stupid, "black-and-white" terms...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about almost 3 years ago 215 reads 3 comments

  13. Red Sox Pitching Is One Big Question Mark

    The uncertain status of Clay Buchholz is a metaphor for the entire Red Sox pitching staff. Nobody knows how Clay Buchholz will come back from his back injury in 2012...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 1,025 reads 31 comments

  14. Roger Federer, in Rare Showing, Whips Rafael Nadal

    I've never watched Roger Federer look so good against Rafael Nadal. Until today, when he beat Nadal, 6-3, 6-0 in the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Yes, Nadal had a bad day. He was coming off a fairly long break from playing tennis...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 1,636 reads 33 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: CEO Undermining New GM

    It took only a few weeks for Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino and team owners to subvert Boston's new general manager, Ben Cherington...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  16. It Doesn't Make Sense for Red Sox To Bring David Ortiz Back

    It' s time to end Big Papi's legendary era with the Boston Red Sox . I've loved rooting for David Ortiz , and, to this day, I find myself trying to convince other Sox fans that ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 412 reads 0 comments

  17. 5 Overlooked Points About the Boston Red Sox's Collapse

    Everyone now knows about the Red Sox collapse in September of 2011, but the media coverage has given disproportionate attention to certain aspects of the story (beer in the clubhouse, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 401 reads 3 comments

  18. Theo Epstein Is Responsible for Lack of Pitching Depth That Caused Sox Collapse

    Lack of pitching depth. Lack of pitching depth. Lack of pitching depth. That was, by far, the biggest problem the Red Sox had in 2011, and the responsibility rests almost entirely with general manager Theo Epstein...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about 3 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox Collapse in 2011 Is Not That Surprising

    Why do I keep hearing sports radio talk show hosts and fans acting so surprised that the 2011 Boston Red Sox are playing substandard baseball right now? As I write, the Baltimore ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 1,435 reads 6 comments

  20. Reflections on the Incredible Djokovic-Nadal US Open Final

    I still can't get the 2011 US Open Finals out of my mind. Novak Djokovic played one of the most impressive tennis matches I've ever seen. I'd call it "a tennis masterpiece" and, believe it or not, I think he deserves even more credit for it...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 251 reads 24 comments

  21. Rafael Nadal Looks Extraordinarily Vulnerable in 1st Round Match at US Open

    I've never seen Rafael Nadal display so little confidence on at tennis court. Last night, Nadal struggled mightily against Andrey Golubev , the 98th ranked player in the world...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 167 reads 10 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox Fans and Media Remain in Denial About Team's 'Inevitability'

    Why do Boston baseball writers always put the Red Sox on a pedestal and ignore how damned good a few of their opponents are? We're seeing this phenomenon again right now as the Red Sox face off against the Texas Rangers ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 255 reads 4 comments

  23. Clay Buchholz Still Sore: Can the Boston Red Sox Win It All in 2011 Without Him?

    It's time for Boston Red Sox fans to begin speculating more about life without Clay Buchholz in the 2011 MLB playoffs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 448 reads 1 comments

  24. Roger Federer Takes Another Step Back in Shocking Loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

    What happened to Roger Federer 's recent resurgence at the French Open? Fed has suddenly been knocked out of the Wimbledon in the quarterfinals for the 2nd year in a row....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 295 reads 1 comments

  25. Will Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein Allow J.D. Drew To Be Benched or Replaced?

    One thing I used to admire about the New York Yankees during Joe Torre's run is that when one of their players consistently failed to perform, the Yanks removed him from the lineup...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Ajemian about over 3 years ago 897 reads 8 comments