Found March 02, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
                   vs.So the New York Post thinks that we now have our own Rex Ryan in Bobby Valentine. The National Enquirer of newspapers would like to have their readers believe that we as New England sports fans are getting what we deserve for all of the **** we've given Rex Ryan over the past couple years. I don't buy it, but just to humor these simpletons lets see how these two titans of talk stack up.Bobby Valentine is an intelligent, good looking, 61 year old former player who's career as a coach has spanned continents - culminating in a World Series appearance in 2000 and overseas with a Japanese league championship in 2005.Rex Ryan is a 49 year old, morbidly obese, blubbering buffoon who's only title game experience came as an assistant.Bobby Valentine's teams through the years have exceeded expectations. While he has never won a division title in the MLB his Mets teams of the late 90's and early 2000's were perennial overachievers.Rex Ryan'...

Bobby Valentine Shows He's Nostradamus, Predicting Former Pupil's Injury One Year Ago

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– In addition all his talents, Bobby Valentine is apparently also Nostradamus. A year ago, the Red Sox manager –– then an ESPN analyst –– went out to dinner with Twins shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka, a former pupil from his coaching days with the Chiba Lotte Marines, in Fort Myers. During the rendezvous, Valentine warned the rookie about base running differences...

Boston fans who hate bold Ryan have to embrace own big mouth

TAMPA — Well, this ought to be interesting. Sports fans in New England have made little pretense about how much they despise Rex Ryan. They hate his mouth. They hate his bravado. They hate his swagger. And they especially hate the way he talks as if he has an entire jewelry...

No Beer in the Clubhouse- will it work?

Bobby Valentine's announcement about banning beer in the Boston clubhouse gave Dan Shaughnessy some material for a humorous (I'm complimenting Dan for a change) piece on the importance of alcohol, not only on the Red Sox, but on all of baseball. He states that in the last century the Sox have been managed by "a conga line of drunks". He doesn't mention names...

New hot rivalry: Rangers vs. Angels

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, new to his job but a voluble veteran, tried to roil the rival Yankees this week with provocations relating to events of 2004 and 2001. It was sad, really. In years gone by, Trot Nixon and Kevin Millar would arrive at spring training and serve up juicy quotes about how Alex Rodriguez wasn't a true Yankee. Now the best the Red Sox can offer is...

Your Morning Dump...Where Opening Day is still Crawford's goal

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "That's what I'm trying [for]," Crawford said. "That's definitely the goal of mine. We just have to wait and see." In fact, by Saturday morning, trainer Rick Jameyson had already...

Jets target free-agent LB Jarret Johnson

Three years after Rex Ryan plucked Bart Scott out of Baltimore, the Jets' head coach has turned his sights on another Ravens' linebacker to help solidify Gang Green's defense.

Bobby Valentine Places Dustin Pedroia in Leadoff Spot in First Game of Grapefruit League Action

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– Bobby Valentine will see a familiar face in Tsuyoshi Nishioka, the Twins shortstop that he managed in Japan with the Chiba Lotte Marines. Francisco Liriano will be pitching for Minnesota now as opposted to Terry Doyle, who was initially penciled in. Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, 2B Jacoby Ellsbury, CF Cody Ross, RF Adrian Gonzalez, 1B Mike Aviles, SS Jarrod Saltalamacchia...

Jets interested in free agent outside linebacker Jarret Johnson

Three years after Rex Ryan plucked Bart Scott out of Baltimore, the Jets’ head coach has turned his sights on another Ravens’ linebacker to help solidify Gang Green’s defense.   The Daily News has learned that the Jets are interested in landing free agent outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, who ...

Preview for new Adam Sandler flick features part of Rex Ryan’s cameo (video)

In the upcoming film from Happy Madison Productions, a/k/a Peddler of Terrible Adam Sandler Past-His-Prime Vehicles (still loved him as The Trivia Delinquent), New York Jets head coach/amateur foot fetishist Rex Ryan has an uncredited cameo (at least according to the flick’s IMDb page) portraying Adam Sandler’s character’s shady accountant or some such nonsense. The [...]

Nick Punto Hopes to Repeat as World Series Champion With Red Sox, Likes Foundation Bobby Valentine Has Set in Camp

Nick Punto won the World Series in 2011, as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. This year the utility infielder joins the Red Sox in hopes of bringing another championship to Boston. Punto, set to wear No. 5 for the Sox, reached out to an old Sox faithful in Nomar Garciaparra recently, asking about Garciaparra's experience with the Sox and what to expect with his new team. Boston...

It's difficult to catch for Beckett

Most of us wonder what the team of Beckett/Saltalamacchia will look like this season. With Tek retired, Beckett has no choice but to pitch to Salty, a practice that he is not used to. The pair hooked up only twice last season and it was ugly. Tim Britton of the Projo pointed out that Beckett allowed 12 earned runs in the 18 innings these two worked together. "I think it&...
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