Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/17/11
  DATELINE: HUMOR! If you want to know the difference between two organizations heading in opposite directions in Boston, you only need to take a look at the Red Sox and Patriots. The emblematic symbol of each team is a big name star that has gone the wrong way in terms of team hopes. The Red Sox overpaid for another left-handed hitter during the off-season, signing a free agent who was certainly not free. The Patriots paid six million for Ochocinco, which was a heavenly price. Of course, baseball contracts are fitted with cement offshoes. Football has the free agency in which it can dump a player from week to week. This past week owner John W. Henry has more money than Thurston Howell III, but less humor. He may be just as obtuse. Henry noted on a blab radio show that he didn’t really want Carl Crawford, but his baseball people overruled him. Patriot owner Robert Kraft signs the paychecks for his players, but he seems to know what he is paying for and seems to h...
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