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Convention gets donkey delegate

...one but delegates and staff - not even officially designated donkeys - will be allowed into the convention venue, the Fleet Center. No one in charge of the vendor area near the center seemed to know what to do with a donkey, and the official word...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/met_422416.shtml
Metro
Legendary 'shot' won the pennant

...he spent three years in the military during World War II.When Thomson came to the major leagues in 1947, he was a fleet center fielder, often called "The Staten Island Scot," and lauded for his speed, but he was an anomaly in a lineup of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-08-18/legendary-shot-won-penna
Baseball | Sports
Famed home run hitter dies

...he spent three years in the military during World War II.When Thomson came to the major leagues in 1947, he was a fleet center fielder, often called "The Staten Island Scot," and lauded for his speed, but he was an anomaly in a lineup of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-08-17/famed-home-run-hitter-dies
Sports
Did news networks cover the convention or provide a filter?

...filmmaker Michael Moore the previous night. On the convention's first night, the camera trained on O'Reilly in Fox's Fleet Center skybooth while Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski spoke behind him to the convention. (None of the networks carried her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/tel_424096.shtml
Television
Hawks fly past Celtics

...game, is still nursing a sprained ankle from a loss Sunday at Charlotte ... Popeye Jones started in place of Pierce, but did not take a shot in his last 11 minutes ... Boston is 15-37 away from the Fleet Center the last two seasons.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/nba_255927.shtml
NBA
Thrashers GM hustles to build NHL franchise

...talent for the June 25 expansion draft and amateur talent for the June 26 entry draft. Both drafts will be held at the Fleet Center in Boston. The Thrashers won't know which NHL players will be made available for the expansion draft until June 21...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/07/hoc_255421.shtml
Hockey
Company agrees to design arenas for those in wheelchairs

...the law took effect, did not provide wheelchair users a line of sight over standing spectators. The arenas are the Fleet Center in Boston, the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, the Gund Arena in Cleveland, the Corestates Arena in Philadelphia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/28/oth_226977.shtml
Other sports
Nets and Celtics have three-day break before Game 3

...time in the second round, and the defining moment of this series likely remains days away. Boston is 5-0 at the Fleet Center in the playoffs, while the Nets have gone 2-2 on the road. New Jersey has not lost consecutive games in this postseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/nba_346906.shtml
NBA
Easy come, easy go for Tyson

...silly and visibly smaller than the wrestlers he was paired with at Wrestlemania in Boston. The crowd at Boston's Fleet Center chanted "Holyfield, Holyfield" and held up signs reading "Tyson Bites" during his appearance. A few days earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/05/oth_225562.shtml
Other sports
Mutombo could get more time in conference finals

...Jersey Nets finished off the Boston Celtics in four games, Dikembe Mutombo grabbed a broom and swept the floor of the Fleet Center. Photographers couldn't resist snapping shots of the easygoing 7-footer in a scene that told the story of the second-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/16/nba_372807.shtml
NBA
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