Sports Briefs February 29, 2012

Jason Varitek set to retire Jason Varitek, who has been the Red Sox catcher since 1997, will announce his retirement from Major League Baseball this Thursday. Varitek, 39, was offered a minor league ...
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NFL moves kickoff for Obama

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced last Tuesday that the league will kickoff the 2012 season Wednesday, Sept. 5 to avoid President Obama’s speech scheduled for the next day at the Democratic Na...
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge may look to break up the Celtics before the March 15 trade deadline.

Boston Celtics: rebuild or one more push?

Athanasios Armenis Journal Staff Danny Ainge has had just as much luck with basketball players over the past four years as Kim Kardashian. Since completing the blockbuster deals that landed 14-time N...
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The Journal takes on the Oscars

What our staff has to say.       People who looked at this item also looked at… The Fourth Annual Rammy Awards takes it to the next level, sacrificing nothing 5th annual Rammys a...
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Sushi + grill grub = yummy

Meagan Kennelly  Journal Staff After months of a “coming soon” sign posted in the Cambridge Street window, Fin’s Japanese + Suchi Grill has opened in Beacon Hill.   People who looked at this ite...
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Brunett doesn’t cut it with ‘Gone’

Meagan Kennelly  Journal Staff A lot can be done with a mind-bending plot line putting the audience in suspense, trying to figure out whether the main character should be suing the Oregon police depa...