Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

‘The Glove’ narrated by Robert Re...

Inspired by an essay by Mike Barnicle. Produced by his sons Nick Barnicle, Colin Barnicle and colleague Jeff Siegel. Narrated by Robert Redford. A winning combination to commemorate the 4th of July holiday only on ESPN.
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

IN A SPECIAL MORNING JOE PROGRAM ON D-DAY: A ...

In a special Morning Joe program on D-Day: A Celebration of Heroes, Mike speaks with 94-year-old veteran Lawrence Brannon from Morristown, TN, whose days have been forever shaped by what happened in Normandy seven decades ago. “It was…hell,” says Brannon. “I lived 1,000 years that day.” Adds Mike: “Those who died in Europe ser...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

MIKE JOINED ESPN RADIO’S THE SPORTING LIFE TO...

Mike joined ESPN Radio’s The Sporting Life to reflect upon the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. “There are going to be a lot of poignant moments at the conclusion of this year’s Marathon. Obviously many people will be thinking about those who died…but more specifically [about] the youngest…of the victims. Martin...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

A Year After Bombings, Boston Comes Back R...

> This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I’m Scott Simon. Boston Strong has become an American phrase over the past year after bombs exploded at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon. Three people were killed – Krystle Marie Campbell, who was 29, Lu Lingzi, a graduate student from China, and Martin William Richa...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

The Timeless Beauty of Baseball

Put on a glove, watch a game, and the years fall away, time stands still, and the joy of baseball reminds you again of life’s eternal sweetness. It could be in a bottom bureau drawer beneath some old tee shirts, sweat pants that no longer fit or laundered dress shirts purchased during the first Reagan administration and not worn since the...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

BARNICLE BROTHERS’ ONE FUND CHARITY VID...

By Jason Mastrodonato / MLB.com BOSTON — Brothers Colin and Nick Barnicle have long been in the field of video production, where they’ve found plenty of success and gratification, including “Down the Line,” a behind-the-scenes documentary on Boston’s Fenway Park released in 2011. So when the tragic bombings t...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

IRAQ WAR AT 10

Early Wednesday, the day after the nation paused to remember a war that began exactly a decade ago, the grass and ground in Arlington National Cemetery was still soft as a sponge from the rain that fell Monday evening. As always, it was quiet as a cathedral with the only noise billowing from passenger jets that leaned into the cloudless s...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

A PROMISE TO THE CHILDREN OF NEWTOWN

Now we witness a regiment of the wounded, the survivors, burying a whole company of the young dead in a small New England town filled with a grief that simply cannot be measured. Monday’s dead babies were Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner, both 6 years old. Tuesday’s funerals saw James Mattioli and Jessica Rekos, again, only 6, their small coffi...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

ONE DEATH IN AFGHANISTAN: BEN SKLAVER’S STORY...

Last week, Laura and Gary Sklaver buried their oldest boy, Ben, who was 32 when killed by a suicide bomber in the remote village of Murcheh in the distant land of Afghanistan. Ben was a captain in the U.S. Army. Now he has become one of 804 Americans, 37 from Connecticut, to lose their lives in an expanding war that belongs mostly to the ...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Tito and Theo – Grantland

Tito Francona is tired. He is sitting at his desk in the manager’s office located at the far end of a small locker room in a ballpark — Fenway Park — approaching its 100th birthday. He is wearing white uniform pants, a red hot-top and black spike-less athletic shoes, a Red Sox cap on his hairless head. And he is staring at a cluster...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

The Afghan War Through a Marine Mother’s Eyes...

Mélida Arredondo, of Roslindale, Mass., center, holds boots worn by her son, Marine Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo, who was killed in Iraq in 2004, as she joins demonstrators in Boston Dec. 2 in opposition to President Obama’s plan to commit an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan. Josh Reynolds / AP Nearly everyth...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Barnicle on Kennedy: Of Memory and the Sea – ...

Here was Ted Kennedy, 74-year-old son, brother, father, husband, Senator, living history, American legend. He was sitting on a wicker chair on the front porch of the seaside home that held so much of his life within its walls. He was wearing a dark blue blazer and a pale blue shirt. He was tieless and tanned on a spectacular October morni...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Boston getting used to idea of beating New Yo...

How did this happen? Was there a specific date, a single event that erased the burden of history and allowed the weight of municipal inferiority to be lifted from the shoulders of every fan in New England who has been witness to decades of humiliation delivered by New York teams? Think about it. Saturday, the Patriots play the Giants at e...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

When murder’s not enough; Grim details just w...

  This time, homicide came to a quiet cul-de-sac in a peaceful suburb, apparently driven by a growing wave of debt built on delusion that collapsed into a despair so deranged that the only escape route Neil Entwistle could allegedly think of was to grab a gun and kill his wife and 9-month-old daughter as both slept in a rented home o...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

A Bit of Humor Goes A Long Way – Boston Globe...

BELFAST — It is a balmy, lemon-yellow evening and I am standing outside a large glass and cement structure called Waterfront Hall, completed last year along the River Lagan in Belfast where people have the capacity to loathe a stranger based solely on beliefs or a baptism. Community input here means a funeral or a fire, yet it occurs to m...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Getting a fix on the real thing – Boston Glob...

  Like most major American cities, Boston is like a layer cake. Some elements are as obvious to the eye as frosting while others remain obscured by simple geography. Yesterday, for example, a gray Monday, if you walked from the Public Garden to Kenmore Square and back along Newbury Street you could easily think the city was filled by...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Silent Dreams Coming True – Boston Globe

  Hong’s incredible journey began on the day 11 years ago when he sat confined to the dust of his fishing village near Can Tho in Vietnam and suddenly heard someone mention America. Of course, Hong did not actually hear what the person was saying because he has been deaf since birth. But he sure did understand the primitive sign lang...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

Firefighters’ heroic effort in blaze that cla...

“I was driving the chief,” Walter Cobe was saying. “We got there just as Engine 48 pulled up. It was maybe three or four minutes after the alarm was sounded. I jumped out of the car and one of the people standing outside said there was kids still inside so I went right up the ladder.”     Walter Cobe is 5...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

A HERO IS FOREVER

When the old man swung the imaginary bat through the fresh air of a clear, sunlit afternoon, the weight and dust of all the years fell away like marbles toppling off the edge of a three-legged table. Adults clapped. Little kids hung from the rail and sat atop a parent’s shoulder. Some men and women, of a certain age, and with a cert...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

We died for the 4th of July – Boston Globe

  It’s the Fourth of July weekend. A time when much of America marches and sings and stops to do all sorts of different things for all kinds of reasons. Where are you today? At the beach? On the front step? Down the Cape? Up in Vermont? Just sitting around the house hoping the sun will clear that clutter of clouds and provide you wit...
Mike and the Morning Joe team talk about a father who was acquitted of shooting dead the drunk driver who struck and killed his two young children. Mike says: “Revenge is understandable, but it’s not a code of law. He now lives with three losses – his two sons and the loss of something internally – because if you kill another human being, that sits with you forever.” On MSNBC.

The clock takes a holiday at Fenway – Boston ...

  Baseball is a game of memory, and it returns tomorrow to a place where grass has not yet given way to a carpet. It comes home to a green haven filled with reminders of both heartbreak and happiness, a ballyard called Fenway Park where the cargo of past athletic time refuses to yield to sports’ current themes of greed and arrogance....
 
 
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