The Mashup

Chris Price
February 04, 2009 - 2:57 pm
Mike Lombardi '€” a guy who has forgotten more about football than most people will ever know '€” is weighing in on Matt Cassel's future again at the always informative National Football Post . Lombardi, who once worked for Bill Belichick , says that Cassel will be the No. 1 free agent...
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Chris Price
February 04, 2009 - 9:55 am
Trevor isn't the toughest name in the world '€” when it comes to tough guys, our favorite names are Tony or Rocco. So you can understand why it's hard to take the comments of the Lakers Trevor Ariza seriously when he says he hates everything about the Celtics . Sure, he says he hates them, but it...
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February 04, 2009 - 4:54 am
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman , at a charity event yesterday to promote awareness about prostate cancer, stated definitively that his team would not get involved in the Manny Ramirez sweepstakes. No news flash there--suggestions that Ramirez might land in the Bronx have seldom been heard...
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February 03, 2009 - 12:06 pm
From WEEI.com intern Drew "Great" Scott: The Associated Press followed up on a story today that was originally reported by the SportsBuiness Journal. Bud Selig '€™s base bay for last season was $17.47 million. He also received $461,540 in contributions to employee benefits plans, and $422,590 in...
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February 03, 2009 - 8:52 am
Let's cut to the immediate definition of "bromance" for those readers that are not familiar with this term as defined by the Urban Dictionary . [Side Note: The Urban Dictionary is a very entertaining read, but does have some adult language]. Glad we are all on the same page now so that we can...
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WEEI
February 02, 2009 - 10:56 am
Clearly, a new economic era has arrived in Major League Baseball--at least for its players and most owners. Jason Varitek's pay cut has been well documented in these parts. Pat Burrell, coming off a year when he was a middle-of-the-order presence for a World Series winner, struggled to find a two-...
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Chris Price
February 02, 2009 - 6:40 am
According to this report in the New York Daily News, Matt Cassel was treated like a urinal at ESPN's pre-Super Bowl party the other night in Tampa Bay. Hey, at least he wasn't watching the game in Arizona, where some TV watchers had part of the fourth quarter interrupted by full-frontal male nudity...
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Mike Petraglia
February 02, 2009 - 5:40 am
The Pittsburgh Steelers are the kings of the Super Bowl . Don't believe me, just read what they're saying in the Steel City, specifically the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ron Cook writes that Sunday night's classic was the best Super Bowl ever . Gene Collier pens that despite allowing seven catches,...
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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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