The Mashup

July 03, 2009 - 9:33 am
As the Fourth of July fast approaches, Americans are heating up their barbeques, donning their star spangled banners, and heading down to the Cape. But this year, there will be at least one more celebrating the great American holiday: Red Sox slugger Jason Bay . The 30-year-old leftfielder...
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DJ Bean
July 02, 2009 - 6:07 am
Free agency has begun in both the NHL and NBA, with big-name players already on the move, including a few local college heroes landing in spots that will undoubtedly decrease their popularity in Boston. In the NHL , the most popular free agent was taken off the market early when the Blackhawks...
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July 01, 2009 - 9:26 pm
Undergoing hip surgery used to be a tell tale sign of old age '€“ just another component of the senior citizen'€™s standard operating procedure along with playing mahjong and eating tapioca pudding. But in recent months, an astounding number of major-league baseball players have fallen victim...
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July 01, 2009 - 6:39 am
For the last twelve hours or so, NBA free agency (or in other words, the sport's biggest square dance) is under way. This year's free agent class includes quite a few notable names -- including a few that could be in Danny Ainge's sights. Our own Dan Guttenplan takes a good look at Rasheed Wallace...
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June 30, 2009 - 7:13 am
Tuesday's news that Houston Rockets All-Star center Yao Ming may miss the entire 2009-2010 season with an injury that could ultimately be career-threatening injury (which was reported in the Houston Chronicle and Yahoo! Sports ) shouldn't be all that shocking. Yao suffered a hairline fracture in...
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June 29, 2009 - 8:31 pm
Welcome to the latest edition of the LEEInks! Today we'll be taking a look at youth's impact on the wide world of sports in recent days. On Thursday, the NBA held it's annual entry draft. To no one's surprise, the Los Angeles Clippers took Oklahoma power forward extraordinaire Blake Griffin with...
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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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