1. Boston Red Sox: 5 Songs Ready to Replace “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park

    Much has been said about the September collapse of the Boston Red Sox , and the face-plant that has defined the first several weeks of the 2012 season...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about 2 years ago 2,820 reads 6 comments

  2. A UFC Master's Division: Not as Crazy as It Seems

    With the news of Chuck Liddell’s retirement, I've been thinking: why not roll out a Master’s division in the UFC? How many guys over forty are still competing or have fought ...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 3 years ago 1,724 reads 12 comments

  3. The Fighters: Parallels Between Micky Ward and Chris Leben

    ‘Tis the season to see The Fighter . Mark Wahlberg’s remake of fellow Massachusetts native “Irish” Micky Ward’s boxing story—sadly sans his epic trilogy of brawls with ...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 3 years ago 1,013 reads 0 comments

  4. All I Want for Christmas: A Boston Fan's Perspective

    Boston sports fans have been spoiled since 2001. The turn of the century saw multiple championship trophies hoisted by the Red Sox and Patriots...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 3 years ago 841 reads 7 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: The Biggest Storylines Facing the 2011 Team

    With a flurry of free agent signings and a blockbuster trade in the rear view and roughly two months before pitchers and catchers report, there is much to reflect on and look forward ...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 3 years ago 1,093 reads 17 comments

  6. MMA Fallout: Torres, Penn, Silva—What's Next?

    If you’re an MMA fan, this past Saturday and Sunday’s fights served as Christmas Eve and Christmas Day respectively...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about almost 5 years ago 1,015 reads 11 comments

  7. Anderson Silva Vs. Thales Leites: Then What?

    Mixed martial arts fans are witnessing a historic championship run in the UFC’s middleweight division. To say Anderson Silva has dominated the division does not do justice to the dominant tear he’s been on...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 660 reads 10 comments

  8. Who are the Sleaziest People in Sports?

    The sports landscape is a microcosm of society. There are good guys like Wayne Gretzky, bad dudes like Ray Caruth, overachievers like Dustin Pedroia and slackers like Ryan Leaf. There are outright sleazy characters as well...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 408 reads 2 comments

  9. Analyzing the New England Patriots' Offense

    Much attention has been paid to the defensive acquisitions the New England Patriots have made during free agency, and rightly so, since their dire need at cornerback has finally been addressed ...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 1,080 reads 2 comments

  10. New England Patriots Defense: Retool or Go for Total Overhaul?

    One could argue that the Patriots are between the phases of retooling and overhauling the defensive unit. Being the business that the NFL is, all teams lose players from both sides of the ball every year...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 1,155 reads 31 comments

  11. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for Dummies, Part One

    With the explosion of the UFC’s popularity over the past few years, more casual fans are being exposed to the sport, whether it's at a social gathering on fight night or catching The Ultimate Fighter on TV...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 608 reads 3 comments

  12. Top 10 Rematches in UFC History

    With the UFC’s continuously skyrocketing popularity and upcoming super fight between B.J. Penn and Georges St-Pierre—which is being billed as the biggest rematch in the ...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 885 reads 4 comments

  13. Random Thoughts on UFC 92 and the MMA World for 2008 and 2009

    I felt confident predicting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira would beat Frank Mir via decision at UFC 92. I was also confident that Nogueira’s chin wouldn’t come under fire and that he was in fact the superior striker...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 721 reads 2 comments

  14. Frank Mir Vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: What to Expect From Two BJJ Masters

    When Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira meet at UFC 92 for the Interim UFC Heavyweight title, a battle of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experts will unfold in the Octagon...

    Robert Fucile Written by Robert Fucile about over 5 years ago 701 reads 6 comments