The Mashup

June 19, 2009 - 11:56 am
Friday night at Fenway will be a duel between two seemingly lackluster Japanese pitchers, as the Sox Daisuke Matsuzaka faces off against fellow countryman Kenshin Kawakami . The Braves '€™ 33-year-old rookie pitcher, who signed a three-year deal in January, hasn'€™t pitched quite as well as was...
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DJ Bean
June 18, 2009 - 6:38 am
Bobby Orr's guest appearance in the Green Monster was a great moment for Sox fans, but it meant more to Jason Bay . Think the Sox gave the fellow Canadian and lifelong hockey fan this surprise (which was ruined by J.D. Drew, as Mike Petraglia documents) because they were in a sentimental mood? Or...
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June 17, 2009 - 5:06 pm
This morning we learned through Kevin Love's Twitter that Timberwolves head coach Kevin McHale would not be returning. Last weekend Shaq tweeted congratulations to Kobe and Phil Jackson for the Lakers' Championship win. It was only a matter of time before the Twitter explosion made its way to...
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June 17, 2009 - 6:01 am
Good Wednesday morning to you New England! Consider this morning's LEEInks entry, your mid-morning tee time as we're going to dive right into all things US Open . Tomorrow, our nation's championship will get underway in Farmingdale, New York on the famed Bethpage Black course. In recent years, the...
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June 16, 2009 - 12:39 pm
While football purists might believe that a love for the game is all that sustains the players they adore and admire, it'€™s wishful thinking to assume that money doesn'€™t play a significant role too. Once you get past the sentimentality '€“ Favre'€™s emotional retirement speech , T.O.'€Â...
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June 16, 2009 - 6:32 am
Flashback to 2005. Hanley Ramirez , Jonathon Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen , and Craig Hansen were rookies. The Sox were defending World Series Champions. Theo was in contract limbo with management, and took a two-and-a-half month hiatus from the GM job. Oh, and Sox also made a blockbuster...
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June 15, 2009 - 7:02 am
Now the NBA and NHL season are over, there is no sign of winter sports left. After an awesome stretch of sports like we experienced, there's only one reaction that each sports fan should have: "Wow, what a winter that was!" Sure, it was cold and snowy, but we certainly had a great time watching...
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June 12, 2009 - 6:17 pm
The Stanley Cup is heading back to Pittsburgh! Maxime Talbot's were enough for Pittsburgh as the Penguins defeated the Red Wings 2-1. Talbot's two goals came in the second period. Detroit answered back midway through the 3rd as Jonathan Ericsson fired a shot from the point past Marc-Andre Fleury ...
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June 12, 2009 - 5:28 pm
Were you expecting the Red Wings just to accept a shutout loss? Jonathan Ericsson scored the first Detroit goal at 6:07 of the third period with assists from Nicklas Lidstrom and Jiri Hudler. This is Ericsson's fourth of the postseason. Ericsson fired from the point for the Red Wings first of the...
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June 12, 2009 - 4:55 pm
After two periods, Pittsburgh may be on the verge of their franchise's third Stanley Cup . With a win, the Penguins would be the first team since the 1983-94 Edmonton Oilers to unseat the team that defeated them in the finals just a year earlier. That Oilers squad took down the Mike Bossy, Bryan...
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