David Ortiz: I'll be at the Boston Marathon finish line this year

The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing has not been short on retrospectives, with nearly every media outlet taking the time to reflect on one of the worst tragedies in the city’s history. David Ortiz — in many ways the face of Boston sports — chose to offer his own look back this week in a first-person essay for Sports Illustrated. “The bombing at the Boston Marathon...
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David Ortiz, Zdeno Chara pose with Boston Marathon survivors

One year ago, hundreds of lives were changed, and many interested when two explosions went off that the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The Boston Globe brought a number of survivors and first responders together for a photo shoot to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragedy, and a few familiar faces stand out in the crowd. Boston Red Sox players David Ortiz, Dustin...
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Dustin Pedroia avoids fractured wrist

Boston Red Sox shortstop Dustin Pedroia received great news on Monday when an exam revieled no structural damage or break in his ailing left wrist, a source has confirmed to MLB.com. Pedrioa, who was was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, just has inflammation from an injury he sustained on a takeout play at second base against the Brewers during the...
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David Ortiz Gives Thumbs Up to SNL Spoof (Video)

David Ortiz has been getting a lot of heat for taking a selfie with President Obama posting it to Twitter, so of course Saturday Night Live wasted no time doing a hilarious spoof of the whole situation according to Yahoo Sports. Ortiz decided to do what he does best and tweet about it. He gave SNL his approval for the whole skit. At least Big Papi is being a good sport. Have to...
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WATCH: Keenan Thompson spoofs David Ortiz on SNL

"Saturday Night Live" pulled off a hilarious Weekend Update skit on the David Ortiz-Samsung controversy. Watch SNL's video here.
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Kenan Thompson Does Hilarious David Ortiz Impression On ‘Saturday Night Live’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has been the talk of the town after his infamous sponsored selfie with President Barack Obama on the team’s trip to the White House, and Saturday the slugger made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” to talk about the incident. Well, it wasn’t the real Big Papi, but SNL veteran Kenan Thompson doing a pretty solid impression of...
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Best David Ortiz Impression Since Esther Rolle

If you’re looking for something to take the sting out of yesterday’s Red Sox loss to the Yankees, look no further than Kenan Thompson’s take on Big Papi from last night’s SNL. It works. And I could totally see Ortiz doing the anti-depression ad campaign they reference. The post Best David Ortiz Impression Since Esther Rolle appeared first on Surviving Grady.
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David Ortiz Sets ‘Record’ For Slowest Home Run Trot (Video)

David Ortiz’s three-run, eighth-inning home run Wednesday night powered the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers. It also, according to the folks over at Tater Trot Tracker, gave Ortiz a spot in the record books. Ortiz took 32.91 seconds to round the bases after his blast off Rangers reliever Neal Cotts – the slowest home run trot recorded since the Tracker...
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David Ortiz hits home run, takes 32.91 seconds to round bases, a new record (video)

It cannot be denied that David Ortiz’s home run on Wednesday night was amazingly clutch. After all, Big Papi’s three-run homer erased a 2-1 deficit and proved to the game-winning hit in giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. It can, however, be argued that Ortiz took an excruciatingly long […] The post David Ortiz hits home run, takes 32.91 seconds...
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White House takes David Ortiz to task for opportunistic selfie

The White House is calling foul on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz taking a shameless selfie with President Obama — which is turning out to be a commercial plug for corporate sponsor Samsung.The situation with “Big Papi” taking the promotional cell phone photo in the middle of a televised event with the president for a paycheck has become hairier than Madonna's armpits and...
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