1. To Papi, Manny, and the Other 102 Cons, Cheating Is Cheating Is Cheating

    There has been no shortage of stories about yesterday's shocking, yet not so shocking news, regarding Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and former Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez. Many of my friends and fans reached out to me, inquiring how I felt on the subject.

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 278 reads 11 comments

  2. NEWS: Ramirez and Ortiz Said To Be On 2003 List of PED Users

    According to NY Times reporter, Michael S. Schmidt, both Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz were among the 104 Major League players to test positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003, according to lawyers with knowledge of the results...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 146 reads 9 comments

  3. Boston Breakers Forced To Play With Ten In Loss To Freedom, 1-0

    The Boston Breakers held on by the tips of their laces for much of the game competing down a player from the fifth minute on...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  4. Jack Perconte: Through The Eyes Of...The Hitting Coach

    The following is part of a weekly series I will be doing called "Through the Eyes Of....". In each segment, I will share interviews with or stories about those that I view to be the "Good Guys"...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 278 reads 0 comments

  5. Spinners To Honor Manny And Other Quitters At Tomorrow Night's Game

    If at first you don't succeed, try,try again. Then quit. No use beinga damn fool about it." -WC Fields The list of famous quitters in history is endless...Richard Nixon...Spiro Agnew...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  6. Tazawa to Start For Triple-A Red Sox Tonight

    If you had gathered around the water cooler this morning and overheard colleagues saying that a Japanese hurler would be taking the hill for the Red Sox tonight, you more than likely would have ...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 131 reads 3 comments

  7. Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski Bangs It Through In Good Sports Home Run Derby

    New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski proved that kickers are athletes by winning the First Annual Good Sports Celebrity Home Run Derby yesterday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  8. MLB's All-Jewish Team: We Answer To a Higher Source

    Earlier this week, Yankee writer extraordinaire, Heartbeat of the Bronx won yet another Pick of the Day, with his story entitled MLB's All Catholic Team: Where Mystique May Come From a Higher Power...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 1,442 reads 24 comments

  9. Breakers Remain In Third Place After 0-0 Draw With Sky Blue FC

    The Boston Breakers had a chance to clinch a playoff spot with two weeks remaining with a win tonight and help on Sunday, but had to settle for a 0-0 draw despite a dominating first half against ...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  10. Breakers' Jennifer Nobis Marches to the Beat Of a Different Drummer

    My Dad uses an expression to describe a person who is a little bit different than the norm. A person who is slightly out of step with the other soldiers in the parade. He describes that person as "marching to the beat of a different drummer...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 487 reads 1 comments

  11. Boston Sports Stars Hit a Long Home Run for Good Sports Boston

    For most baseball fans, the Home Run Derby at the Major League All-Star game earlier this month was at best "forgettable." I suppose, if you're Prince Fielder you may recall the event each time you polish the trophy that rests atop your mantle...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  12. "Reel Hardball" Movies Coming to a Ball Park Near You

    Terence Mann: Brett and PJ, people will come. They'll come to the ball park turned movie theatre for reasons they can't even fathom. They'll turn into the parking lot not knowing for sure why they're doing it...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 438 reads 4 comments

  13. Worcester Sharks Sign a Trio To One-Year AHL Deals

    Worcester Sharks General Manager Wayne Thomas announced that the team has re-signed forwards Dan DaSilva and Andrew Desjardins to one-year American Hockey League contracts. Thomas and the Sharks also announced the signing of forward T...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 309 reads 4 comments

  14. Breakers Move Into Second After 1-0 Win at FC Gold Pride

    Kelly Schmedes scored her first goal of the season to lead the Boston Breakers past FC Gold Pride, 1-0, in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) action Sunday night at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  15. 2009 Women's Professional Soccer All-Star Game Voting Begins Online

    The All-Star team voting for the inaugural season of the Women's Professional Soccer League will be comprised of a combination of fans, the media and the teams themselves...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  16. Sioux City Saints Play Baseball To "Build a House For Blake"

    "What is impossible with men is possible with God." Luke 18:27 The Bible verse from Luke 18:27 is only one of several that fills the pages of Blake Jorgenson's website, but perhaps it is this ...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 497 reads 5 comments

  17. Hucles Leads As Breakers Hold on in Second Half to Defeat Red Stars

    Angela Hucles scored in the first half and the Breakers defense held on in the second in a 1-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) action Wednesday night at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  18. Nobis Stoppage Goal Simply Not Enough As Breakers Fall to Sky Blue FC

    Jennie Nobis’ stoppage time goal prevented a shutout, but it simply wasn’t enough for Boston as the Breakers fell to Sky Blue FC, 2-1, in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) action Sunday night at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, MA...

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  19. More Than Peanuts and Cracker Jacks On Baseball's All Time Menu

    I'm really not sure what's going on with my body lately. Seems like I look at food and immediately add 15 pounds to my svelte and chiseled figure. My wife loses 10 pounds and somehow I find it...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 148 reads 3 comments

  20. Pepsi's Clutch Hit Keeps Lowell Spinners Sell-Out Streak Alive

    The Lowell Spinners, Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have sold out every home game they have played for the past decade...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 194 reads 2 comments

  21. A Day Behind The Dish With Catching Great Brent Mayne

    During my nine month run as a sports journalist wannabe, I've been blessed to have interviewed and become friendly with some pretty amazing people...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 220 reads 2 comments

  22. Red Sox Shortstop Jed Lowrie To Rehab For The Lowell Spinners Tonight

    Red Sox shortstop, Jed Lowrie will rehab tonight for the Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The team announced that Lowrie would be in uniform for tonight's game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  23. Early O'Reilly Goal Lifts Sky Blue FC Past Breakers 1-0

    Heather O’Reilly scored the game’s lone goal at the sixth minute mark to give Sky Blue FC a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) action Saturday afternoon at Yurcak Field in Piscataway, N...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  24. The Future of Olympic Baseball Rests in His Capable Hands

    Up until yesterday, my heroes of baseball included Roy Hobbs, Ray Kinsella, Henry Aaron, and my son, Corey.  Each holds a special place in my heart for a multitude of different reasons and for what they represent in my thousands of fond baseball memories.

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 263 reads 7 comments

  25. Red Sox Pitching Grades are Solid Despite Month End Meltdown

    Had Tuesday night's 11-10 implosion against the last place Baltimore Orioles happened in July instead of in June, the Boston Red Sox pitching staff would have earned Magna Cum Laude for the month...

    Todd Civin Written by Todd Civin about 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments