The Mashup

Mike Petraglia
January 30, 2009 - 7:40 am
While in my halcyon days at Villanova (I'm just trying to impress Alex Speier), I hosted a weekly Saturday morning classic rock and roll show on the student station that my two best friends listened to. We all love Bruce Springsteen but during one of my shows in 1987, when he was all the rage, I...
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January 29, 2009 - 1:44 pm
Disappointing. That's really the only word that describes Joe Torre's new book with Tom Verducci, "The Yankee Years." As Red Sox fans, we are taught to hate the Yankees . We hate their players, their manager, their coaches, their owner, and especially their fans. But something funny happened...
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Chris Price
January 29, 2009 - 10:21 am
The Celtics are down a leprechaun. Damon Blust, who played Lucky the mascot, has left the team . According to Boston.com, both sides agreed on a mutual resignation.
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January 28, 2009 - 1:35 pm
By tomorrow, the debate will be put to rest. We know KG will start for the Eastern Conference All-Star Team. Paul Pierce will no doubt be a reserve. Ray Allen was a replacement for Caron Butler via a commissioner's add-on last season , and he's having an even better season this year. He should...
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Mike Petraglia
January 28, 2009 - 7:46 am
Some random thoughts while watching the snow fall incessantly and feeling just a little like Nicholson in "The Shining". (If I have to explain that Nicholson goes stir crazy while snowbound and trying to write, it loses a little steam, doesn't it?) Are you like me and already tired of the childish...
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January 28, 2009 - 6:06 am
David Wells popped into ESPN studios in some mysterious and undisclosed location to chat about "The Yankee Years," the co-authored tome by former Yankees manager Joe Torre and Sports Illustrated baseball columnist Tom Verducci. Wells, of course, has a rather personal history with controversy-...
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Chris Price
January 27, 2009 - 2:38 pm
According to this ESPN.com story , Matt Cassel got a great reception from video game fans at a recent "Madden Challenge." The Patriots' quarterback drew plenty of fans when he wandered into the building, with "pounds, cheers and chest bumps" from the gamers. (Kind of like me when I go back to...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2009 - 7:08 am
The ink wasn't even dry from being smeared all over A-Rod's pinstripes when, whaddya know, the Yankees are circling the wagons to defend the lightning rod of all lightning rods. Larry Bowa said players and coaches all took shots at Mr. Madonna in good fun , according to Mark Hale in the New York...
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Chris Price
January 26, 2009 - 12:04 pm
Here's the latest from Tom Brady '€” after a busy week selling sports creme to Canadians , he and Gisele have been seen hitting the beach in Mexico for some R and R . Wonder how that conversation went: "What's that, Doc? The best thing for my shredded left knee is a little time in Mexico with a...
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Mike Petraglia
January 26, 2009 - 5:58 am
While watching a shell-shocked and depressed Mark Cuban sit on a trainer's table following his team's 124-100 laydown at the hands of the Celtics on Sunday, one couldn't help but feel the misery. Maybe he needed medical help, the kind you get when you lay down on one of those tables and share your...
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