The Mashup

November 09, 2009 - 9:59 am
Studies showing a correlation between sports and violence are as common a ground ball to the second baseman . Throughout history, sports often have been used as an alternative to warfare. Yet, despite our ability to be "civilized," we often see acts of violence stem from poor sportsmanship,...
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November 09, 2009 - 3:13 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. FOOTBALL: The Patriots held off the Dolphins , 27-17. Chris Price has 10 Things We Learned about the win. Kirk Minihane looks at the big picture . Check out the It Is What It Is blog...
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November 06, 2009 - 3:42 am
There's a saying that you should be careful what you wish for because it just might come true. A day after watching his Phillies lose the World Series in six games to the Yankees , Jimmy Rollins may want to think twice before making a prediction in the future because it might not come true. In the...
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November 06, 2009 - 2:54 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. FOOTBALL: Sunday's game between the Patriots and Dolphins should be a good one. Chris Price has Five Things to Watch For in this key divisional battle. Adalius Thomas said rumors of...
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November 05, 2009 - 3:07 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. BASEBALL: The Yankees won . Hideki Matsui was MVP . Alex Rodriguez finally has a title . Fans celebrated . Blah, blah, blah. Alex Speier rates the last 10 World Series winners ...
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November 04, 2009 - 9:37 am
After stealing second base on Sunday, Johnny Damon looked up and saw that third was also uncovered and took off, stealing it as well. It was a heads up play by Damon and a costly mistake by the Phillies, who had mounted a dramatic comeback to tie the game in a game that would have tied the series,...
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November 04, 2009 - 1:52 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. NBA legend Bill Walton announced this week that he will not return to ESPN to provide NBA analysis, saying, "It is time to dedicate the rest of my life to service." Here's a clip...
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November 03, 2009 - 6:54 am
On Tuesday's Dennis & Callahan show, the hosts discussed the recent incident involving a local high school football player head-butting an opponent who had lost his helmet ( video here , photo of player's injuries here ). James LaShoto of Arlington Catholic is being charged with assault and...
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November 03, 2009 - 3:17 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. BASEBALL: Maybe the Philadelphia Inquirer knew something. Yesterday, the paper apologized for accidentally running an ad for Phillies World Series championship gear. Last night, the...
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November 02, 2009 - 2:57 pm
One can only imagine the intensity of emotions that ran through Ricky Bobby's head before he made his return to NASCAR to race in the Talladega 500. Revving his engine while sitting in a car with a cougar painted across the hood, Ricky Bobby's return to the racing world was greeted by a mixture of...
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