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Thursday’s Mashup: Red Sox reportedly spent $300k on alcohol at Boston nightclub celebrating World Series win

Lucy Burdge
November 01, 2018 - 6:18 am

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THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA: Milwaukee at Boston,8 p.m. (NBCSB, TNT)
NBA: New Orleans at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
NFL: Oakland at San Francisco, 8:20 p.m. (Amazon, Fox, NFL Network)
NHL: Winnipeg at Florida, 2 p.m. (NBCSN)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- The Red Sox celebrated hard at the World Series parade on Wednesday but their celebration in Boston began the night before.

Players reportedly went through $300,000 in alcohol Tuesday night at the Icon Nightclub in Boston while celebrating the championship win over the Dodgers.

They “took turns spraying the crowd with champagne” and “were feeding champagne to people … everyone was going wild.”

The tab is said to have included two 6-liter bottles of Brut Gold Armand de Brignac worth $20,000, 60 750ml bottles of Ace of Spades and a 15-liter bottle of Luc Belaire Luxe worth $35,000.

They reportedly racked up a similar bill at their victory party in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

-- A #freeLauetta Twitter campaign has begun on Twitter after Giants rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta was arrested on on Tuesday morning while driving to practice at the team's facility.

The Giants are still looking into exactly went happened during the traffic incident.

"We are aware of the situation and are in contact with Kyle," a Giants official said. "We are still gathering information."

Lauletta was arrested in  East Rutherford, New Jersey in his 2017 Jaguar when he allegedly made an illegal turn onto Route 495 West. He reportedly “hit the gas, ignored cops’ orders to stop, almost hit the cop and another car, cut off other cars and then refused to put his window down or step out of the vehicle.”

He was arrested on charges of eluding police, obstructing administration of law, resisting arrest, reckless driving, disregarding an officer’s directions, improper turn in a marked traffic lane and failure to remain in a marked lane.

The arrest comes at a terrible time for the Giants, who have started the season 1-7 with a struggling Eli Manning at quarterback. Lauletta was obviously not present at practice on Tuesday.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I think it misses me." -- Rob Gronkowski, on the end zone, when asked if he misses it


 

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