David Ortiz

Bill Belichick, Tom Brady
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Alex Reimer
July 25, 2019 - 11:48 am
So far this year, two of our biggest sports stars have launched petulant crusades against members of the media, blaming them for stoking division among teammates and spouting ad hominem attacks. An aggrieved Kyrie Irving dedicated his last act in Boston to lambasting the NBA press, from insulting...
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David Ortiz and Pedro Martinez
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Alex Reimer
July 22, 2019 - 10:21 am
It doesn’t appear as if many Dominican natives are buying the David Ortiz mistaken identity theory , including Pedro Martinez. Weeks ago, Dominican authorities curiously claimed Ortiz was wrongly targeted in the shooting at Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo June 9. The island’s attorney general...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 10:39 am
There's been an update on the condition of David Ortiz after being shot in the Dominican Republic on June 9 as his wife Tiffany has released another statement. “Earlier this week, David underwent a third surgery for complications resulting from his gunshot wound," the statement read. "The operation...
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Alex Reimer
July 02, 2019 - 10:41 am
Dominican authorities keep changing their story on the David Ortiz shooting three weeks after the fact. The latest alteration to the narrative came Sunday, when National Police spokesman Frank Felix Duran Mejia said the bounty for the shooting was $30,000, rather than the $7,800 figure that was...
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Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The alleged mastermind who orchestrated the June 9 shooting of David Ortiz has been arrested, according to officials in the Dominican Republic on Friday. #Preliminar Policía Nacional apresa a Victor Hugo Gómez, señalado como uno de los autores intelectuales de ataque donde resultó herido el ex...
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Alex Reimer
June 24, 2019 - 12:48 pm
One of the downsides of being an owned by a multibillionaire with extensive business ties to local institutions is the conflict of interest question. For the Boston Globe, which is owned by John Henry, this dilemma arises whenever there’s unflattering Red Sox news. So it is unsurprising some...
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Amin Touri
June 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Two weeks after he was shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, David Ortiz was moved out of the intensive care unit at MGH, according to a statement from his wife, Tiffany, released through the Red Sox. “David was moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital," Tiffany...
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Alex Reimer
June 21, 2019 - 11:08 am
It came as a surprise when Dominican authorities announced Wednesday they determined David Ortiz was not the intended victim of the apparent assassination attempt at the Dial Bar and Lounge, including to the alleged actual target. Sixto David Fernandez, who Dominican Attorney General Jean Alain...
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Alex Reimer
June 20, 2019 - 11:46 am
Dominican authorities say David Ortiz was accidentally shot last Sunday night. The guy whom we all saw run up behind Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge, and fire a bullet directly into his lower back, actually meant to target someone else. That’s right: one of the island’s national heroes was...
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Alex Reimer
June 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Dominican authorities say David Ortiz was not the intended target of last Sunday’s shooting inside of a crowded bar in Santo Domingo. Instead, the gunman was looking for one of Ortiz’s friends, who was seated at the same table as the Red Sox legend. At a press conference Wednesday, Dominican...
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