Tuesday’s Mashup: Tom Brady receives write-in votes for Rhode Island general election

Lucy Burdge
April 08, 2019 - 9:51 pm
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TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB:
Toronto at Boston, 2:05 p.m. (ESPN, NESN)
MLB: NY Yankees at Houston, 8:10 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: Boston at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBCSB, TNT)
NBA: Houston at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Rhode Island’s general election ballot inspired a creative list of write-in candidates this year, including a certain quarterback who is very popular in New England.

Tom Brady reportedly received 22 write-in votes in the Ocean State’s Attorney General election. Others who were written in include Donald Trump,  Mickey Mouse and Bugs Bunny.

The state Board of Elections compiles the results for write-in candidates that get at least five votes.

Brady also received write-in votes in New Hampshire during the presidential primary in 2016.

-- The Celtics had some time off in Washington D.C. on Monday and Jaylen Brown spent the day visiting NASA to get a look at the Hubble Space Telescope.

And Brown had a the corniest of all corny jokes in response to the Hubble Space Telescope Operations Control Center’s tweet thanking him for the visit.

The Celtics are in Washington D.C. to take on the Wizards on Tuesday night.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "As much as we say it's a hostile environment, I've never seen a fan play yet. It’s going to be on the ice, amongst two teams. They know what we’re about and we know what they’re about.” -- Maple Leafs coach Mike Babbock, on facing the Bruins in the playoffs at TD Garden

 

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