Being on a sports high for a long time now, it's tough to read Bob Ryan's column today.
They left home in first place. They limp home looking up at the suddenly ferocious Tampa Bay Rays, seven down in the All-Important Loss Column (AILC). This is 2008. This is the new reality.This is 2008. Same type of reporting as it was in 1988 (and before). The Sox are in their classic summer dip. It's now time to panic. It must be over.