Peter Gammons: The Matisse Chapel, Fenway, Houston, and creating what’s right

On a hill in the town of Vence in the South of France sits a building that during World War II was a small garage, rebuilt into the Matisse Chapel over a four year period, finished in 1951. Inside, it’s stark, simple, stunning beauty takes one to a feeling of a frozen motion, one that […]

Coffee and Clippings: Ben Cherington out as GM in Red Sox shake-up

Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) of the Boston Globe on the hiring of Dave Dombrowski and what that means for both the Red Sox and Ben Cherington going forward… Dombrowski is expected to hire a general manager to replace Cherington. USA Today speculated that former Braves GM Frank Wren could be a candidate because Dombrowski has known and […]

Coffee and Clippings: And then there were two

Dan Shaughnessy (@Dan_Shaughnessy) of the Boston Globe wraps up the Larry Lucchino departure from 4 Yawkee Way as the Red Sox chain of responsibility is reduced by one… First it was Tito, Theo, and the Trio. There was a lot of arguing and pushback in the Red Sox front office for eight years while the […]