The Mashup

Rob Bradford
December 01, 2008 - 3:34 am
I'm bracing for a bizarre week. Besides the notion that the Baseball Winter Meetings are right around the corner, with this year's lobby loitering having the added oomph of blackjack tables thanks to the Las Vegas host site, I wake up to find that life does actually go on once you leave the Red Sox...
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Rob Bradford
November 28, 2008 - 9:26 am
As you've probably heard by now, the Red Sox have hired Tim Bogar away from the Rays to be their new first base coach. (Interesting topic for another day is the philosophy Bogar may carry when it comes to baserunning from his time with Tampa Bay.) The hire seems like a solid one, that is, of course...
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Rob Bradford
November 28, 2008 - 4:53 am
I had this whole story written about having to pull a rubber sticky hand toy out of my dog's back-side Thanksgiving morning (he ate it), but thought it wasn't really setting the right tone for the holiday season. Instead, let's focus on the day we get all those time-lapse photos of the Garden crew...
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Rob Bradford
November 27, 2008 - 4:05 am
OK, this might be two minutes, but it's worth it. Curt Schilling has posted the first of a two-parter reliving the Thanksgiving five years ago which changed quite a bit in Boston baseball. I know today is all about high school football (and seeing exactly how deceiving those Facebook photos of your...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 11:11 am
(Courtesy, who else, The Dino Radja Experience ) "He's a king!" utters our friend at the Podcast named after the cigarette-smoking walking 15-foot jump-shot. I'm glad that 1. Somebody appreciates Dino Radja's spot in Celtics lore; 2. That somebody wanted to interview him. Best part: The story about...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 9:57 am
Midday challenge: Can you add to this list of the NBA's ugliest? Â Best part: What happened to Robert Swift ? This is the guy Danny Ainge wanted to draft instead of Al Jefferson ? That, my friends, is your Kedrick Brown draft day payback.
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 7:33 am
This isn't huge news -- the Dodgers standing pat on their offer to Manny Ramirez -- but it is interesting on a couple of levels. Best part: A baseball owner citing the economy when talking about a contract? Citing the unpredictable state of the economy, Dodgers owner Frank McCourt hinted Tuesday...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 7:17 am
Our own Jess Camerato digs up this bit about Memphis' Mike Conley going all 'Drago' on the Guitar Hero world, challenging all comers. Best part: Conley saying he is "probably the best Guitar Hero player in the NBA." I guess when you're not averaging 10 points per game you have to claim something...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 6:37 am
So, Matt Light isn't getting suspended , but he does have to pay $15,000. Did you know that the Steelers have the most quarterback sacks coming from the right side of any team in the NFL? Best part: Joey Porter apologizing to his coach and teammates . I know it isn't directly related, but any time...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2008 - 4:58 am
Here you go, links, links, and more links ... thanks to in large part our man in the WEEI.com catacombs Jesse Pugh (who is making me send readers to his ' Bugs and Cranks' the minute I wake up in the morning). Short and sweet, we're going to be bombarding this thing with as many at least semi-...
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