Ten questions and answers following a Boston Sports Friday to Forget... 

(1) OK, the Celtics get humiliated, Josh Beckett channels Rick Ankiel and the Bruins can't seal the deal (to quote Gob Bluth) in Philly. Which was the worst performance in this parade of stinkers?



Broncos coach Josh McDaniels continues to gush over Tim Tebow and the rookie quarterback's confidence and football acumen. In a story in Friday's Denver Post, McDaniels says Tebow has the "It" factor, and he says it's similar to when Tom Brady was coming up with the Patriots. Read more about that, plus see what New York writers are saying about Lawrence Taylor's latest troubles, and check out a story on the possibility of the American and National Leagues merging.

16 WEEI personalities are singing their hearts out to become the next Planet Mikey-Oke champion. Mikey is back to defend his title against 15 other hungry contestants in the celebrity bracket that includes personalities such as Lou Merloni, Brian Daubach, John Fiore, and many more. CLICK HERE to listen and vote on the celebrity competition, as well as sign-up to participate in the Planet Mikey-oke event. You could win a trip courtesy of Southwest Airlines!

Police in Charlottesville, Va., said Wednesday that they looked in the apartment of University of Virginia senior George Huguely and found a crimson-stained Cavaliers lacrosse jersey and a letter to the woman Huguely is accused of beating to death, a senior on UVa's women's team. Meanwhile, a memorial for the slain student, Yeardley Love, was held Wednesday night on the UVa campus.


Despite their fast start, the Yankees are starting to show signs of age as they head to Boston for a three-game series that starts Friday. At Thursday's Morning Mashup, we take a look at what they're saying in New York about the fact that three of the "Core Four" are ailing, with pitcher Andy Pettitte the latest to limp off the field.

Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino has little sympathy for the fan who was tasered after running onto the field during a game. He and others voiced their opinion on the situation, and you can read about it at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.

All it took was a couple of wins on Monday night for me to start up the Overreaction Machine and fire up 10 questions and answers on which team -- the Celtics or Bruins -- has the better chance to win a championship. Would this have been an insane topic for a column even two weeks ago? Yes. Does it still feel a little forced now? You bet.



Angela Bryant, mother of Dallas Cowboys draft pick Dez Bryant, wants an apology from Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland for asking her son if she was a prostitute. Meanwhile, more information about Angela Bryant's checkered past has been revealed, including that fact that she is on 10 years probation after being arrested for selling crack cocaine last year. Get more information about that, plus check out our videos, trivia and more, at Tuesday's Morning Mashup.

University of Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely has been charged with the murder of women's lacrosse player Yeardley Love, according to reports from Charlottesville, Va. Love, a 22-year-old senior from Cockeysville, Md., was found in her apartment early Monday morning with obvious signs of physical trauma, police statements indicated. Investigators noted that the two had a previous relationship. Huguely, also 22, is a senior from Chevy Chase, Md.


John Calipari's University of Kentucky basketball team had an embarrassingly low team grade-point average, the worst among all 20 of the school's sports teams and the lowest among nine SEC schools that submitted the information to a Kentucky newspaper. The school's president is "disappointed." Get additional information on that story, plus gets more links, videos, trivia and more, at Monday's Morning Mashup.