The Mashup

March 04, 2010 - 2:22 am
It is no secret that Boston is not a college town, at least when it comes to basketball. Sure, UMass had its heyday with John Calipari and Marcus Camby , though it wasn'€™t exactly on the up-and-up. And Al Skinner has had some great success at Boston College and led the Eagles to the Sweet 16 as...
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March 03, 2010 - 4:32 am
Welcome to Wednesday's Morning Mashup, where we'll get you caught up on what's going on in the sports world and beyond. Times are tough for the New Jersey Nets , even with their win over the Celtics on Saturday. Their latest promotion to lure fans to a game might help, though. They are offering...
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March 02, 2010 - 2:46 pm
Endings are supposed to be climactic. Raised with movies such as "Scarface" and books like the " Lord of the Rings ," we were taught that an ending is supposed to be glorious. Guns blazing, horns blaring '€” a finale is supposed to be this . Same thing goes for the closing of a sports career. By...
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March 02, 2010 - 2:56 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup, where we'll get you caught up on what's going on in the sports world and beyond. Russian president Dmitry Medvedev isn't happy with his country's performance at the Vancouver Olympics, and he wants someone to pay . Medvedev demanded that Russian sports officials...
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March 01, 2010 - 4:51 am
The Thrill of Victory The whole world was centered on the U.S. vs. Canada men'€™s hockey gold medal game, but more on that later. The men'€™s U.S. four-man bobsled team made a little history of its own with a gold medal on the last day of the Olympics. This was the first medal for a bobsled...
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March 01, 2010 - 3:44 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup, where we'll get you caught up on what's going on in the sports world and beyond. It was an interesting weekend for handshakes, and Bill Belichick wasn't involved in either of the incidents. In England, the soccer feud that rocked the national team spilled over to...
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February 26, 2010 - 4:52 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup, where we'll get you caught up on what's going on in the sports world and beyond. At the Olympics Thursday in Vancouver, Canada defeated the United States for the gold medal in women's hockey. That went over well in Canada. The team's celebration, however, wasn't...
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February 26, 2010 - 3:25 am
The Thrill of Victory The United States continued its successful run in Vancouver with a few more medals on Thursday, and two of them came from an unlikely source. With his gold in the large hill competition at Nordic combined, Billy Demong captured the first gold medal ever for the U.S. in Nordic...
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February 25, 2010 - 3:05 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup, where we'll get you caught up on what's going on in the sports world and beyond. Mark McGwire's estranged brother Jay gave an interview to promote his new book and said the former home run king knew what he was doing when he used performance-enhancing drugs,. "...
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February 24, 2010 - 4:21 pm
Win a championship in the city of Boston and nine times out of 10 you will be welcomed with open arms upon your return '€¦ even if it is with another team. On Tuesday night, Eddie House made a trip back to TD Garden only a week after being traded to the Knicks for Nate Robinson , and the cheers...
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