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Column: What do you do when the past is your future?

...It's only a TV show!" Maybe Bill Buckner should yell, "Get a life! It's...Boston Red Sox first baseman, Bill Buckner, and Boston, leading the Series...Washington, D.C., named itself the Bill Buckner Emulation Society, and Boston...
Opinion columns
Brewers snap Braves' winning streak

...batter's box, he looked toward the stands down each foul line and acknowledged the crowd's cheers by waving his batting helmet. His single in the fifth was his 2,715 career hit and tied him with Bill Buckner for 60th all-time.
Farrelly brothers film Red Sox movie

...Hollywood ending - 86 years, to be exact. The team's history has played more like a horror flick, or considering Bill Buckner, perhaps a comedy of errors. Lately, though, Fenway Park has been the location for a different kind of comedy...
Fantasy Football: Internet provides forum for barbs

...The title of the post: "All Time Worst." The author: EastCoastHypeMachine. The short list included a potshot at Bill Buckner, the Kevin Costner movie "Waterworld," and a poke at a league member. Topping the list as the all-time worst...
Cubs, Red Sox start out as postseason darlings

...romantics, this really could be the year: Red Sox vs. Cubs. And what a World Series it would be. "Hey, didn't Bill Buckner play for both teams?" Cubs' third-string catcher Josh Paul said Monday. "I can see it now. It's Game 7, the...
Georgia receiver tries to bounce back from one that got away

...from Georgia fans telling him to keep his head up. Then again, he knows there are plenty of folks who view him as the Bill Buckner of Bulldog Nation, the guy who blew the biggest game of the season by dropping a potential touchdown pass against Florida...
Leyritz hoping for good karma to beat Braves

...11 years ago. He's in the Karma Club, as is Kirk Gibson, John Paxson, Bucky Dent, Dan Jansen and Kerri Strug. Bill Buckner? Denied entry faster than Bill Gates could stump for Augusta National approval. Tom Niedenfuer never got the tap on...
Other sports
Boston ready for old foe

...first time since 1986, when Boston left home with a 3-2 lead only to watch Mookie Wilson's grounder squib through Bill Buckner's two nights later. With it went perhaps the best chance for the Red Sox to break the "Curse of the Bambino...
From green jackets to Green Berets: Tiger Woods arrives for training at Fort Bragg

...taste of the military. The golfer was issued a camouflaged uniform with his name on it, Bragg spokesman Lt. Col. Bill Buckner said. He also received an orientation to the post, the Army and the Special Forces. Woods did not make himself available...
Super Bowl highlights super rivalry: Beantown vs. Big Apple

...court, diamond or ice, that's how it is between Beantown and the Big Apple. Goes beyond Babe Ruth, Bucky Dent and Bill Buckner, too. Way past Spygate or when Bruins rabblerouser Mike Milbury climbed into the stands and banged a Rangers fan with...