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Who's the man in the Green Monster?

04/20/12 02:37PM

Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle talk with Red Sox scoreboard guy Christian Elias, who has worked the Green Monster for 22 years. Elias tells Geist and Barnicle some of the magic behind the job and shows them some legendary autographs inside the walls of the Green Monster.And check out this article on Elias read more

Democratic Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren (l.) and Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (r.)

Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown discuss Senate race on Morning Joe

04/20/12 12:17PM

Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and incumbent Mass. GOP Sen. Scott Brown both joined Morning Joe today at Fenway Park (though at different times) to discuss what has become a fairly tight race in the Bay State. And one of the most watched Senate races in the country right now.New polls from the University of New... read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Friday, April 20, 2012

04/20/12 07:07AM

TESTING THE TEACHERSBY DAVID BROOKSNEW YORK TIMESThere’s an atmosphere of grand fragility hanging over America’s colleges. The grandeur comes from the surging application rates, the international renown, the fancy new dining and athletic facilities. The fragility comes from the fact that colleges are charging more money, but it’s not clear how... read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, April 20

04/20/12 05:52AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?NBC/WSJ poll: Obama leads Romney, but Republican ahead on economyOusted Secret Service supervisors in scandal in Colombia identifiedTwo years after BP oil spill in the gulf, deep-water drilling still poses risksRomney's dilemma: Convincing... read more

Protecting the tradition of Fenway Park

Protecting the tradition of Fenway Park

04/19/12 08:00PM

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and Red Sox President Larry Lucchino discuss the "baseball-wide" celebration of Fenway Park’s milestone moment. Selig talks about the uniqueness of the sport, saying  "baseball can give you that nothing else can – an... watch

Who's the one keeping score at Fenway Park?

Who's the one keeping score at Fenway Park?

04/19/12 08:00PM

Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle talk with Red Sox scoreboard guy Christian Elias, who has worked the Green Monster for 22 years. Elias tells Geist and Barnicle some of the magic behind the job and shows them some legendary autographs inside the walls of... watch

Must-Read Op-Eds for Thursday, April 19, 2012

04/19/12 10:22AM

IT'S 1936 ALL OVER AGAINBY DANIEL HENNINGERWALL STREET JOURNALBarack Obama is asking people to cast a less-than-hopeful vote in November. Resentment is not something most people in 21st-century America carry around in the front of their heads. Once Barack Obama stirs it up, as he's doing now, he has to sustain it for six months. He is... read more

Morning Headlines: Thursday, April 19

04/19/12 05:50AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?TV host Dick Clark dies at 1982Five great Dick Clark momentsSecret Service ousts 3 in sex scandal; 8 more remain on administrative leave Who is Mitt Romney and what does he believe?23 killed in bombings across IraqCop stabbed in head survivesObama... read more

Royal visit to the Houses of Parliament. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair leaves after Queen Elizabeth II addressed both Houses of Parliament as part of her visit to mark her Diamond Jubilee year. Picture date: Tuesday March 20, 2012.

The Tease: Coming up on MJ

04/18/12 09:27PM

Not another soldier scandal... U.S. officials are distancing themselves from photos of U.S. soldiers posing next to Afghan corpses. Since The L.A. Times posted the pictures on Wednesday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has apologized and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has called the soldiers' behavior "reprehensible." What... read more

Finding solutions in the Middle East

Finding solutions in the Middle East

04/18/12 08:00PM

Former British Prime Minister and Middle East Quartet Special Envoy Tony Blair explains how faith affects the peace process and how it influences situations such as the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Blair says he aims to "create platforms to... watch

Empire State Building goes green

Empire State Building goes green

04/18/12 08:00PM

Tony Malkin, co-founder of the Center for Market Innovation, explains why the Empire State Building is a successful model for energy efficiency.  Malkin also describes his vision to save energy in the city. watch

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