Matt Parziale had two idols growing up in Brockton: his father Vic, and Tiger Woods.
Listless youths and hopeless drunks worldwide have the pizzaiolos of 19th-century Naples to thank for giving the world the dollar slice.
This staple of Greater Boston cuisine is just OK, but those who grew up with it love it anyway.
Except it's the exact opposite.
Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and now is home to a KHL team. One Canadian man has become hockey's chief evangelist in China.
Agricultural fairs once allowed farmers to engage in the fruitful exchange of information and innovation. Now they're just an excuse to gorge on fried dough and overpay for worthless crap.
Fried clams and the rustic roadside shacks that sling them are ubiquitous on coastal New England. But the clams coming from the flats of Essex and Ipswich are world-famous.
Steve Yzerman's famous Double-OT goal is overrated. But the events leading up to it have long been underappreciated.
The book on Alex Ovechkin is that he struggles in the playoffs. But the numbers don't bear that out. Can this be the year for hockey's leas appreciated superstar?
There's no place in the U.S. more fervent in its hockey fandom than New England. This is the forgotten story of one of its greatest puck institutions.