While we were so focused on Dave Dombrowski not lying, Hanley Ramirez‘s Instagram posts, and the deluge of Winter Weekend player availability at Foxwoods last weekend, we’ve been missing Koji Uehara’s offseason documentary.
While the video documentation isn’t exactly “Man on Wire,” or “Making a Murderer,” the nine episodes of You Tube videos does offer proof that the Red Sox reliever is fully recovered from his broken wrist and would seem to be ready once his stay in Fort Myers begin.
So, get the popcorn out …
FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Magic at Celtics, 7:30 p.m. (CSNNE) NBA: Rockets at Thunder, 8 p.m. (NBA TV) NBA: Lakers at Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBA TV) College basketball: VCU at Davidson, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) College basketball: Manhattan at Iona, 7 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Kent State at Ohio, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
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The Patriots already lost their scouting director Bob Quinn when he was hired as the Lions’ general manager earlier this month.
In assembling his staff, Quinn has added another member of the Patriots’ front office.
According to Lions team writer Tim Twentyman, the Lions have hired former Patriots director of player development Kevin Anderson. His official title with the Lions will be chief of staff and assistant to the general manager.
Per ESPN, Quinn has also hired Kyle O’Brien, a former Patriots scout and the Jaguars’ director of college scouting as the Lions’ director of player personnel. He also hired former Patriots scouting assistant Ron Miles as a scout.
Isaiah Thomas is no longer a forgotten star in the NBA.
The 26-year-old Celtics scoring guard entering his prime was selected to his first career All-Star squad Thursday night.
The NBA announced during Thursday’s special on TNT that Thomas will be heading to Toronto Feb. 12-14, joining Jimmy Butler, DeMar DeRozan, Paul Millsap, Andre Drummond, Chris Bosh and John Wall as the seven reserves selected to the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
All-Star reserves were chosen by the league’s 30 head coaches.
Thomas entered the Celtics’ starting lineup on a regular basis on Nov. 4 and scored at least 16 points in 40 of his 44 games in that time. Thomas is averaging a career-high 21.6...
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning said that he welcomes an NFL probe into an Al-Jazeera report last month that linked him and others to human growth hormone.
“I do welcome it. It’s no news to me,” Manning told reporters Thursday after practice. “I still stand by what I said then, that it’s garbage from the first day that it came out, garbage today.”
Speaking with the media for the first time since the AFC title game against the Patriots, Manning touched on a number of other topics, including his postgame conversion with Patriots coach Bill Belichick. After the win, microphones caught a brief exchange between the...