Tag Archives: Ken Morse

Morse: Red Sox in for a long summer

I really hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Boston Red Sox fans may be in for a long, hot summer. Only eight teams in the history of…

Morse: Mets can surprise the National League

The opening of the Major League Baseball season is fast approaching and this is the first of a series of columns detailing what is in store for our three local…

Guilty until proven innocent in the Hall’s eyes

Barry Bonds, baseball’s career leader in home runs, and Roger Clemens, the only seven-time Cy Young Award winner, were not inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in last week’s voting by…

The tradition of Thanksgiving morning

The pots are bubbling on the stove as the aroma of the holidays begins to steam up the windows. There is nothing quite like the ritual of preparing Thanksgiving dinner….

The thin line between right and wrong

There are civil rights, the Bill of Rights and The Price is Right. You’ve got the wrong side of town, two wrongs don’t make a right and what’s wrong with…

Politics stain Olympic experience

Ever since I was a little boy, I get weepy-eyed sitting on my couch as they raise the flag of the United States of America at Olympic medal ceremonies. I…

Midsummer Classic offers chance to reflect, look forward

The words are kind of catchy even for an old song: “I’m going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come.” MLB has gone to Kansas City twice before this…

A different kind of madness

With all the basketball hoopla, I almost forgot about my favorite form of March madness. Baseball’s spring training is as mad as it gets — especially when you add Bobby…

A white water adventure

I played baseball and football during my heyday. I even played one year of organized basketball—not very well, I might add. Something about being vertically challenged was the polite way…

Morse: Third time isn’t the charm for Gang Green

As far as I can tell, Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez are the first rookie head coach and quarterback duo to reach the AFC Championship game in their first two…