Are They Bringing Frugal Back?

Liverpool's new owners applaud the teams before their English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Goodison Park in Liverpool
(BDD Photo Illustration)

Henry Says They'll Be No Spending Spree for LFC
Should We Expect the Same Belt Tightening Back in Boston?

Liverpool Gets Message That NESV Is American for Thrifty
King Henry, Prince Werner Flying Back to the Colony for a Few Days
John 'I Don't Have Sheikh In Front of My Name' Henry's Crying Poor in the 'Pool
Reds in Danger of Turning Into a Minor League Team... Sounds Familiar
And While You Were Watching a Red Sox Team Still in Contention,
Sox Owners Were Flying Overseas to Check Out Melwood
And They'll be Heading Back to Anfield to See Reds-Rovers on Sunday

From the 'News to Us' Dept. ...

"We cannot afford player contracts that do not make long-term sense." -- Liverpool FC principal owner John Henry... wait... wasn't he the owner of the Red Sox when John Lackey was signed for five years and $82.5 million? Beckett's four-year, $68-million contract extension?

And Al Gore Invented the Internet ...

"When we arrived at the Red Sox [in 2002], the New York Yankees were a juggernaut and it wasn't that much of rivalry. We turned it into a rivalry..." -- Liverpool FC principal owner John Henry... Bill Lee, Carlton Fisk, 1978, will surely disagree

The First Flip-Flop Is In ...

"I think it's better the supporters' first experience of us as owners is at home [at Anfield.]" -- Liverpool FC principal owner John Henry who proceeded to attend the Merseyside derby at Goodison first. Result: Everton 2, Liverpool 0... and troubled gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill scored one of the goals

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

(The Daily Telegraph, Oct. 19, page S7)

How Long Until Henry Gives Roy 'Grady Little' Hodgson the Heave-Ho?
And When Will He Turn His Mind to Matters That Concern Boston Red Sox Fans?
Our Owners Went to England, and All We Got Was This Lousy New Video Board

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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