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Alex Reimer
April 05, 2018 - 10:33 am
The Red Sox’ likability and popularity have been constant conversations around the team for the last couple of years. Even though the 2018 season is just one-week old, Red Sox president Sam Kennedy says there are already signs fans are embracing this year’s club. In an interview Thursday with “Kirk...
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February 20, 2018 - 11:32 am
Earlier this week, Red Sox owners John Henry and Tom Werner defended their team’s recent performance, emphasizing its back-to-back first-place finishes. Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy delivered a similar message on Kirk & Callahan Tuesday, just hours after the club inked J.D. Martinez to...
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Alex Reimer
September 29, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy has orchestrated an aggressive response to the two reported racial incidents that occurred at Fenway Park earlier this year. When reflecting on the season, he thinks they wound up bringing the team closer together. In an interview Friday with OMF, Kennedy discussed the “Take...
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Alex Reimer
September 28, 2017 - 4:18 pm
Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy hears the criticism surrounding his organization’s response to the two reported racial incidents at Fenway Park this season. But he says he doesn’t care. The Red Sox hosted an event titled “ Take the Lead ” Thursday, which marked the unveiling of an anti-racism public...
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Alex Reimer
September 14, 2017 - 4:21 pm
The four activists who unfurled an anti-racism banner on top of the Green Monster Wednesday didn’t accomplish much. The message, “Racism is as American as baseball,” was ambiguous at first glance. Hearts and minds were not changed. But that doesn’t mean they’re the enemy. The level of vitriol that’...
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Alex Reimer
September 14, 2017 - 1:26 pm
The bad blood appears to be boiling between the Red Sox and Yankees over last week’s sign-stealing accusations. In an interview Thursday with OMF, Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy said he hasn’t communicated with the Yankees since they publicly accused the Sox of using an Apple Watch to steal...
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Alex Reimer
September 14, 2017 - 1:11 pm
The four activists who unfurled an anti-racism banner on top of the Green Monster Wednesday snuck the large sign into Fenway Park in a backpack and were not banned for life, according to Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy. In an interview with OMF Thursday, Kennedy said the perpetrators were “...
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Ryan Hannable
August 31, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Thursday to discuss all things Red Sox, including the process of changing the name of Yawkey Way. To hear the complete interview, visit the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria audio on demand page. Kennedy said the process has...
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Alex Reimer
August 18, 2017 - 8:51 am
Red Sox principal owner John Henry isn’t the only member of the team’s brass who wants to see Yawkey Way get renamed. Club president and CEO Sam Kennedy says the name doesn’t sit well with him either. In an interview Thursday with Comcast SportsNet, Kennedy said the topic has been on his mind for a...
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Nick Neville
August 02, 2017 - 2:10 pm
The Red Sox promoted team president Sam Kennedy on Wednesday, giving him the title of CEO of the Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management, as well as a contract extension. Kennedy, who succeeded longtime team president Larry Lucchino following the 2015 season, will continue to report to owners John...
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