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Fenway Sports Group: Where stick-and-ball meets tire-and-oil

John Henry is putting his TiVo to good use these days. His Red Sox are in the playoffs and he's got three drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Welcome to the wild life of the Fenway Sports Group, writes Ryan McGee.

Updated: October 16, 2008, 1:23 PM ET
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

October has been a stressful time on Yawkey Way, even more nerve-racking than most sports fans realize. To truly appreciate the blood pressure levels, you need only to take a look back at Saturday night.

As the clock chimed in the 11 o'clock hour, the Boston Red Sox were scrambling to rally from one run down and force their American League Championship Series Game 2 matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays into extra innings. While Sox owner John Henry kept one eye on the game ...

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