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A sliver of hope

Mayor Tom Menino was dropping hints on WRKO and WEEI this morning that Theo Epstein would announce at his news conference later today that he’s staying with the Red Sox.

Would Menino know? If he has a team source, wouldn’t it mostly likely be (gasp!) Larry Lucchino?

It would be great news. But I wouldn’t hold my breath.

And here is the Bill Simmons piece everyone is talking about. I read it last night, and found myself nodding my head. Yes, Theo is overrated. But no, he can’t go. (Except that he did.)

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No such luck

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    A politician making a commitment he couldn’t honor – who could have seen THAT coming?

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