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About Joey Ballgame

I'd like to take this chance to apologize to absolutely nobody. Views from the 617. Primarily MMA and pop culture takes from down in the rabbit hole. Sports straight out of left field.

Pete Frates, Local Legend Who Brought Mass Awareness to ALS, Passes Away At 34

The Frates family announces with great sadness the loss of Pete Frates ’07, who has passed away after his courageous and public battle with ALS. Read the Frates Family statement: — Boston College (@BostonCollege) December 9, 2019 I … Continue reading

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We Need To Talk

Yahoo – Kate Beckinsale is not having it. The actress shut down critics of the fun snapshots she’s shared on Instagram over the last few days from a beach trip to Mexico. They show the 46-year-old Underworld actress in a … Continue reading

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Um, I Feel Like Eminem Does NOT Get Credit for Literally Creating the Term “Stan”

Ummmm am I the only one who did NOT know this? I can’t be. I just can’t believe I’m that out of touch and in the dark. Assuming I’m not, it’s sort of unforgivable in and of itself that we … Continue reading

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Time to Text Our High School Girlfriends: The RAZR is Back!

Yahoo! – Few phones were as iconic and as ubiquitous as the original Motorola RAZR. Celebs used them constantly, fashion houses cooked up designer mashups, and it wasn’t long before friends, family members and co-workers all started carrying them, too…..This … Continue reading

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The City of Boston Shut Down Roast Beast Last Week –  On the night of Halloween, D.J. Lawton — owner of Roast Beast, a roast beef sandwich destination — changed the profile photo on his restaurant’s Facebook page to announce the shop’s sudden closure. The photo, which showed a … Continue reading

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Why Do An Open Workout When Jorge Masvidal Can Just Have Fans Spar?

No joke, Masvidal picked out two fans and had them spar. Body shots only. Like his old backyard days. This is wild. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) October 30, 2019 This card and this fight, more specifically, really is an … Continue reading

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A Boston Resident Has Been Diagnosed With…..Measles? – A Boston resident was diagnosed with measles Sunday, the city’s Public Health Commission said Wednesday in a statement….. “This is the first confirmed case of measles in a Boston resident since 2013.’’ Thanks a WHOOOOOOOLEEEEE FUCKING LOT JENNY … Continue reading

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