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Parsons testified at a trial to determine whether Sterling’s wife, Shelly, can sell the team for $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Parsons said he not only fears the possibility of Rivers’ departure, but also the loss of some key players, including Chris Paul.
“Doc is troubled by this maybe more so than anybody else,” Parsons said. “If Mr. Sterling continues as owner, he does not want to continue as coach.”
Sterling was active in court Tuesday as well. The Clippers owner filed a new lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court that names Shelly Sterling, the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver. Sterling said they committed fraud and violated corporate law in their attempt to sell the team to Ballmer.
Stephen Silva, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill MIT police officer Sean Collier during the manhunt, according to reports.
“So he’s in trouble,” Dennis said.
Silva initially appeared in federal court on charges related to heroin trafficking and possession of a handgun with an obliterated serial number.
“I love the fact that they’re onto these bums and they’re not messing around,” Callahan said. “These rats will all turn on each other and pretty soon we’ll know the lineup — because Dzhokhar doesn’t get a turn, he’s the last one — of witnesses and friends that will point the finger and say, ‘He did it, he knew what he was doing, he was doing it for Allah,’ and it’s going to be a slam-dunk case.”
WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB: Red Sox at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM)
MLB: Indians at Twins, 1 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: Royals at White Sox, 2 p.m. (WGN)
MLB: Giants at Phillies, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics, 11:30 a.m. (NBA TV)
WNBA: New York Liberty at Los Angeles Sparks, 10:30 p.m. (NBA TV)
MLS: Chicago Fire at San Jose Earthquakes, 10 p.m. (NBCSN)
Soccer: Exhibition, Liverpool vs. AS Roma, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
Soccer: Exhibition, Tottenham at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: Exhibition, Manchester City at Sporting Kansas City, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: Exhibition, Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Manchester United, 11 p.m. (FS1)
Cycling: Tour de France, 8 a.m. (NBCSN)
Attorney Michael Fee said during a hearing in Fall River Superior Court that the issue with the Patriots was settled, although it was not clear if the team had turned over the requested files, which consist of a nine-page scouting report and a summary of a psychological assessment produced by an outside company. The team already had agreed to provide 317 pages of personnel records, including medical and training information.
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Hernandez’s defense team had said the full team records were necessary for its preparation for trial, saying they may have critical information about the former tight end’s mindset.
Patriots attorney Andrew Phelan said the scouting reports contain trade secrets and have no relevance to Hernandez’s case, and he noted that the team had offered the defense the opportunity to review the psychological assessment summary but not reproduce the forms. He suggested the defense contact the company that wrote the original report for the full assessment.
Judge Susan Garsh set Jan. 6 as the date for the start of jury selection, indicating that jurors will be selected from a pool of 1,000 candidates.
Hernandez also has been charged with a double-homicide in Boston in 2012.
Tyree, best known for his “helmet catch” against the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, said in 2011 that he would trade in the catch if it would stop gay marriage. He also denied scientific evidence existed to support claims that people are born gay.
“The idea that someone can change their sexual orientation or gender identity is ludicrous, and the New York Giants are risking their credibility by hiring someone who publicly advocates this junk science,” the Human Rights Campaign said in a statement. “His opposition to basic legal equality aside, David Tyree‘s proselytizing of such dangerous practices goes against the positive work the Giants organization has done in recent years.”
The Giants said in response to the criticism that Tyree “was expressing his personal view, and that is not the view of the Giants organization.”
Paterno, who for 12 years served as quarterbacks coach for his father, Joe Paterno, was dismissed by then-head coach Bill O’Brien in January 2012. Offensive line coach Bill Kenney also was fired and is part of the lawsuit.
The two allege that “the terminations ‘¦ had the effect of branding and stigmatizing plaintiffs as participants in the Sandusky scandal, and, by so doing, maligned plaintiffs’ heretofore stellar reputations.” They are seeking more than $1 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
Paterno claims he was refused interviews for head coaching vacancies at UConn and James Madison along with several broadcasting positions. He has not worked since leaving Penn State. Kenney, however, did land another position, as offensive line coach at Western Michigan.
ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On July 23, 2002, which Red Sox player hit three two-run home runs in a 22-4 rout of the Devil Rays and tied a major league record with five home runs in two games?
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Everything adds up pretty clearly to Tony Dungy being a homophobe. He does not agree with people being gay. He has a moral problem with me marrying my partner of 11 years and he does not want that in the locker room.” – Outsports co-founder Cyd Zeigler, during a Tuesday appearance on Middays with MFB, on Dungy’s comments about Michael Sam
STAT OF THE DAY: 9 – Consecutive losses for Red Sox starter Jake Peavy, who fell to 1-9 on the season with Tuesday’s 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays
‘NET RESULTS (mobile users, check the website to see the videos): In his first game with the Yankees since being acquired from the Padres earlier in the day, Chase Headley hits a walkoff single in the 14th inning to beat the Rangers.
Jonathan Lucroy hits a walkoff home run in the ninth inning to lift the Brewers over the Reds.
This umpire in Texas has a good time with his strikeout calls.
Christian Fauria won two Super Bowls with the Patriots. (AP)
It was revealed on Tuesday’s edition of Middays with MFB that Christian Fauria is almost irresponsibly casual about being the owner of two Super Bowl rings.
Fauria, who won Super Bowl XXXVIII and XXXIX with the Patriots, admitted Tuesday that he regularly misplaces his prized rings and didn’t know where they were for months until finding them Tuesday in a backpack with a broken zipper.
“It’s happened before, and whenever this happens I know that nobody stole them,” Fauria said. “I know that they’re somewhere in the house and it’s going to be a matter of time before I accidentally bump into them, and sure enough, there they are.”
Fauria said that he has a case for the rings, but that he keeps his watches in that case. The Super Bowl rings had been in an old backpack he brings to work, with Fauria saying they were there since January at the earliest. They were in a pouch where he keeps his pens and pencils, but didn’t realize it until Tuesday.
“I didn’t lose them; I just wasn’t sure where they were,” he said.
With his co-hosts giving him grief for keeping something so important in an old backpack, Fauria said he likes to have the rings with him.
“You never know when you’re going to need a Super Bowl ring,” he joked. “Maybe you can’t get into a restaurant, maybe you’ve to get into a club, maybe you’ve got to talk your way out of a ticket. You pull out a Super Bowl ring, you get into the club, you get the first table, you get out of the ticket.”
Replied Lou Merloni: “So you bring a backpack to the club a lot?”