The Mashup

June 29, 2009 - 6:17 am
Cinderella's carriage pulled away yesterday without the U.S. men's soccer team inside when they lost to Brazil 3-2 in the Confederation's Cup Final. After a thrilling -- albeit unexpected -- upset victory last week against Spain , the U.S. could not hold onto their two-goal lead for the final 45...
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DJ Bean
June 26, 2009 - 6:39 am
Love him or hate him, Michael Jackson was an icon. From his days as a child star to his tremendous success with Quincy Jones to questionable surgical procedures to accusations that eventually proved to be false, the King of Pop always seemed to be caught up in headlines. A day after his death,...
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DJ Bean
June 25, 2009 - 7:18 am
It's a big day in the NBA today! Day , not just night, and here's why. Draft Day for the NBA has two of the most exciting things on the NBA calendar (unless you're into watching games and that kind of stuff): the draft (obviously), and the pre-draft deadline for dealing teams to make their...
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DJ Bean
June 25, 2009 - 5:50 am
Remember that scene in Home Alone where Kevin's mother is frantically trying to find a way back to Chicago and finds herself S.O.L. at the airport? Remember how she ends up getting bailed out by a polka band led by John Candy , who declares himself the "polka king of the midwest?" Tonight when you'...
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June 25, 2009 - 5:41 am
Does anyone remember the 1980 US men's hockey team beating the Soviet Union in at Lake Placid in one of the greatest Olympic games ever played? Granted, I wasn't even born yet but I've seen the movie and the clips of Boston's own Mike Eruizone scored the fourth U.S. goal with 10 minutes left in...
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June 24, 2009 - 12:38 pm
Stevey Nicol is the Bill Belichick of Major League Soccer . Now that is a compliment, especially given that it was bestowed byNicol's boss, Patriots President and New England Revolution owner Jonathan Kraft , in an interview with the Dale & Holley Show on Wednesday afternoon. The Revs are...
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June 24, 2009 - 9:46 am
Welcome back to the LEEInks for a look at the Hockey Hall of Fame class . Yesterday, the Toronto shrine announced that Brett Hull, Brian Leetch, Luc Robitaille, Steve Yzerman, and Lou Lamoriello will be inducted next fall. This is a star-studded class to say the very least, and New England hockey...
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June 23, 2009 - 11:48 am
If you didn'€™t get a chance to see the historic Wimbledon final of 2008, you really missed something special. Any sports fan that watched this terrific match where young phenom Rafael Nadal defeated defending 5-time consecutive champion Roger Federer was instantly captivated by not only the...
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June 23, 2009 - 7:06 am
Welcome to a noon edition of the LEEInks! Today, we'll take an in-depth look at the newest Red Sox opponent, the hapless Washington Nationals . The Nationals come into Tuesday's game with a worst-in-baseball 20-46 record. The team has basically taken up residence in the NL East basement since the...
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June 22, 2009 - 10:58 am
"What a long, strange trip it's been." The Grateful Dead lyric is certainly apropos when talking about Manny Ramirez and his antics. This week, the big Manny Ramirez news has been his impending minor league rehab stint at Triple-A Albuquerque, which starts Tuesday night. Looking at the Isotopes...
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