Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki doesn’t have to try all that hard to break records these days. At 43 years and 246 days old, Suzuki is the new record-holder. Henderson was 43 years and 211 days old for that start, according to MLB.com.
BOSTON — David Ortiz should stop by Fenway Park more often. There may be no tangible gain for his old teammates. At this point, it defies logic to think there’d be tangible harm. On Thursday evening before Ortiz’s charity roast at House of Blues, Red Sox president Sam Kennedy recalled how it was a no-brainer to plan Friday’s jersey retirement so soon after Ortiz’s exit from the game. Kennedy said he was the one who actually broached the question with team management last year. Basically, everyone looked at him sideways because of the implication any other time but right away made sense. “No person has meant more to the [John] Henry-[Larry] Lucchino-[Tom] Werner era than David Ortiz,” Kennedy
Last week former NFL lineman Ryan O’Callaghan revealed on Outsports.com that he had planned to commit suicide after professional football, a result of O’Callaghan living life as a closeted gay man. Below, are seven sports media members who agreed to share their thoughts.