Charles P. Pierce

Charles P. Pierce is a staff writer for the Boston Globe Magazine and a contributing writer for Esquire. His latest book is Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free.

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May 17 2010 2:28 PMThe Undeniable Greatness of Rajon RondoHe torched LeBron and the Cavaliers. Is he the best point guard in the NBA?
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March 1 2010 1:25 PMThey Shot, They ScoredCanada's classic win over Team USA capped off a fantastic Olympic hockey tournament and redeemed a crummy Winter Olympics.
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April 3 2009 11:23 AMThe Final SnoreA charmless oligarchy of schools has sucked the excitement out of the NCAA Tournament.
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Aug. 1 2008 5:18 PMBurning MannyWho's crazier, Manny Ramirez or the Bostonians who grew to despise him?
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Jan. 21 2008 11:12 AMNew England Ekes One OutSorry, Pats haters. That was your chance.
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Oct. 29 2007 12:09 PMThe Red Sox Win AgainAnd it feels great, thanks for asking.
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Sept. 17 2007 6:11 PMWin One for the CheaterWhy the enraged Patriots will go undefeated.
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Nov. 10 2006 2:56 PMThe Awfulness of NFL Contracts and Football's Culture of Disposability
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Nov. 8 2006 12:20 PMThe Critical Difference Between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning
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Sept. 30 2005 11:42 AMThe Last WeekendThe Red Sox and Yankees fight to the death, again.
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Jan. 13 2005 9:13 AMCitizen JordanA basketball legend's soulless retirement caps his soulless career.
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Oct. 25 2004 4:54 PMWaving the Bloody SockCurt Schilling: Great pitcher, better self-promoter.
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Jan. 8 2004 2:16 PMNew England PatsiesThe myth of the rough, tough Boston sports fan.
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Nov. 19 2003 4:39 PMNeedles and PensThe sportswriter's obsession with steroid scandals.
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Oct. 23 2003 12:32 PMFinally, the World Series Has Begun
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March 16 2010 4:24 PMThe Sleaziest Coach in a Sleazy GameJohn Calipari and college basketball are a match made a few levels below heaven.
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July 6 2009 11:27 AMThe Manny To End the Steroids EraManny Ramirez reveals our true attitude about baseball's drug war.
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Jan. 26 2009 6:37 AMRazing ArizonaThe Cardinals' presence in the Super Bowl is fluky and disgraceful.
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Feb. 7 2008 3:20 PMA Great Big Bucket of FailSurveying the aftermath of the Patriots' Super Bowl defeat.
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Dec. 31 2007 10:56 AMUndefeated, Unloved, UndauntedThe Patriots are great. Deal with it.
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Oct. 22 2007 12:17 PMManny Ramirez, as HimselfHow Boston's amazing left fielder led the Red Sox to another World Series.
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June 5 2007 2:08 PMFresh AirLeBron James is looking more and more like Michael Jordan, on and off the court.
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Nov. 9 2006 2:50 PMThe Patriots Are the Least Sentimental Franchise in Sports
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Feb. 16 2006 1:36 PMHail the Conquering Goofballs!America's endearing Olympic misfits.
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July 13 2005 1:43 PMThe $208 Million QuestionWhen will the Yankees start winning?
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Oct. 28 2004 1:30 PMWait 'Til This YearThe Red Sox win the World Series. Finally.
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Oct. 21 2004 1:08 PMI Got You, BabeThe Red Sox finally beat the Yankees.
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Nov. 25 2003 2:32 PMThe Dawn of LeBronCleveland's new phenom, glimpsed in midflight.
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Oct. 24 2003 8:30 AMJack McKeon's New Ride
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Oct. 22 2003 8:27 AMBaseball's Bogus Doping Scandal

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