The Mashup

July 13, 2009 - 6:48 am
It's that time of year again! Time for baseball's midsummer classic -- the All-Star Game. With it comes the jewel of the festivities, the Home Run Derby. The home run contest has been the most anticipated part of this three-day hiatus from the regular season since 1985. In recent years, the contest...
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July 12, 2009 - 3:13 am
A tripleheader of soccer action engulfed Gillette Stadium on Saturday, including the Revs first regular-season home match in over a month and a visit from the U.S. national team against Haiti for the CONCACAF Gold Cup series. Leave it to the U.S. national team to give soccer fans and theÂ...
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DJ Bean
July 09, 2009 - 7:12 am
Now that Roy Halladay 's name has been tossed out there as a possible trade target for the Red Sox , a very common argument is revisited: do you give up the prospects for the veteran? There are two schools of thought here. The first is that it is safer to trade an unknown commodity for a known...
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DJ Bean
July 09, 2009 - 5:38 am
A day after the Lakers did the same with Ron Artest , the Celtics are set to unveil one of the craziest players in the NBA today at 4 p.m. in Rasheed Wallace . Greg Cameron gave Boston a technical introduction to Wallace on Monday, but there's no doubt all eyes will be watching this afternoon as...
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July 08, 2009 - 10:40 am
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. It's slogan that should be plastered on the practice jerseys of the New England Revolution after playing through numerous injuries the past few weeks. A strange loss last Tuesday in the U.S. Open Cup against Harrisburg City -- in which the...
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July 08, 2009 - 5:46 am
Good morning New England! Today the LEEInks will take you on a tour across the wide world of sports. The Red Sox enjoyed a nice win against the Athletics last night -- they were powered by yet another more-than-effective start from All-Star Josh Beckett . Early season struggles non-withstanding,...
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July 07, 2009 - 9:29 am
Last night, the Cincinnati Reds found themselves on the recieving end of a 22-1 City of Brotherly Love beatdown at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies . Clearly this isn't your father's Big Red Machine. If this was Little League baseball, we'd have seen the Mercy Rule early on in last night's...
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July 06, 2009 - 9:30 am
In case you've been living under a rock this past weekend or maybe just consumed with Fourth of July excitement, a Boston icon will be returning to Fenway tonight. Nomar Garciaparra will play at Fenway for the first time since July 25, 2004 in a 9-6 win over the Yankees . Nomar went 1-for-5 in...
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July 06, 2009 - 7:39 am
Good morning New England! Today, we're going to take a look at the ever-colorful career of the newest Celtic, Rasheed Wallace . As WEEI.com's Jeff Goodman reported , the 34-year-old forward/center agreed to a two-year deal worth the mid-level exception, in the neighborhood of 5.6-5.8 million...
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DJ Bean
July 03, 2009 - 10:29 am
Yesterday's Astros/Padres game had to endure a 52-minute delay in the ninth inning due to a swarm of bees that set up shop near San Diego left fielder Kyle Blanks at Petco Park. This would be an even bigger deal if it was the first time that something chaotic happened in a baseball stadium, but...
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