Sox wallop Yankees

Stories from an old-fashioned blowout at Fenway lead our posting this morning. We also have news on Scott Pioli’s contract extension, the New York sports headlines, and some more links in the blogosphere to yesterday Scott’s Shots article.

Plenty of good times at Fenway last night, as the Red Sox pounded the Yankees, 17-1 (box score).

Chris Snow writes in his game story that Trot Nixon’s son will be getting a new pair of Air Jordans, thanks to the right fielder

Random Quote

Could that Brady/Patriots window, just like the Celtics, be closed for good?

The colossal second-coming of Joe Montana, once a perfect 10-0 and then 14-2 in the postseason, needed a Tim Tebow tumble to reality and a choke for the ages by Baltimore’s Lee Evans and Billy Cundiff — just to pick up a couple playoff wins.

— Hector Longo, Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, 6/15/12