The Mashup

September 29, 2009 - 3:35 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. The Red Sox lost a rain-shortened game to the Blue Jays last night, 11-5, but the Rangers lost to the Angels, so the magic number is down to 1. Rob Bradford, in his Five Things We...
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September 28, 2009 - 4:49 pm
For the first time since Dec. 23, 2007, the Detroit Lions finally were able to celebrate a win after snapping a 19-game skid with yesterday's 19-14 victory over the Washington Redskins . Last year, while becoming the first team in NFL history to post an 0-16 record, the Lions made watching Keanu...
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September 28, 2009 - 4:12 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. Tom Brady misfired a few key passes, and his receivers dropped a few others that were on target, but the Patriots still managed to pull away for a 26-10 victory over the...
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September 26, 2009 - 3:30 pm
Monday marks the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement. On this day, members of the Jewish faith fast and pray in an attempt to atone for their sins of the previous year. After a week filled with trash-talking, expensive fines and suspensions, there are a few professional...
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September 26, 2009 - 3:14 pm
Did you catch the game Friday night? No, not the Red Sox-Yankees, though the brewing situation with Jon Lester is certainly worth talking about. Did you see the back-against-the-wall win the Los Angeles Sparks pulled off against the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Western Conference finals to tie their...
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September 25, 2009 - 3:24 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. The Red Sox head into New York on a high note after beating the Royals, 10-3. Rob Bradford has his Five Things We Learned , leading off with Clay Buchholz providing the team some...
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September 24, 2009 - 8:24 am
So, Kanye West, what do you think? Your opinion is greatly needed. What new sports venue merits being crowned the Best New Home Stadium from 2008 until this past Sunday? On Sunday, Jerry Jones unveiled his box-office masterpiece of the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium, replacing the old Texas Stadium...
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September 24, 2009 - 3:35 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. The Red Sox knocked off the Royals, 9-2, last night in Kansas City. Josh Beckett gave up 12 hits, but the large majority of them weren't hit hard, which bodes well for Beckett's...
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September 23, 2009 - 4:19 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. The Red Sox went down with a whimper against Zack Greinke in a 5-1 loss to the Royals. In his " Five Things We Learned," WEEI's Alex Speier says the bright spot last night might...
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September 21, 2009 - 9:08 am
There is nothing quite like the bond a father has with his children, especially when it comes to baseball. In the midst of a week that contained bickering and whining from a Los Angeles Angels squad over a called ball four , a threat stemming from the potty-mouth of Serena Williams after a...
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