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06/23/2011 - 12:35am
Whitey Bulger arrested in California

According to several reports, legendary Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was arrested Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif. The 81-year-old Bulger, who had been on the run from authorities since 1995 when federal agents were about to arrest him in connection with 21 killings, took place inside a Southern California building without an incident, according to reports. According to The Los Angeles Times, the FBI had been conducting a surveillance operation in the area where the arrest was made.


06/22/2011 - 8:49pm
Thomas wins second Vezina Trophy
By: DJ Bean

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas was named the 2010-11 recipient of the Vezina trophy, awarded to the league's top goaltender in the regular season. 

Thomas beat Vancouver's Roberto Luongo and Nashville's Pekka Rinne for the trophy, winning it for the second time in the last three years. Thomas led the NHL with a .938 save percentage and a 2.00 goals against average. His save percentage is the best in a single season since the statistic began being recorded by the league. 

Thomas is now the fifth goaltender to win the Vezina multiple times since 1982, when the criteria for the distinction switched from allowing the fewest regular-season goals to being the top regular-season goaltender. 


06/22/2011 - 7:22pm
Chara loses Norris, wins Messier award
By: DJ Bean

Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom was named the 2011 recipient of the James Norris Memorial trophy at Wednesday's NHL Awards in Las Vegas, edging out Bruins captain Zdeno Chara and Predators blueliner Shea Weber.

Lidstrom has now won the award, given to the league's top defensive player, seven times in his career. Only Bobby Orr has won it more, as he achieved the honor eight times in his career. 

Though Chara did not take home his second Norris trophy, he did win the Mark Messier leadership award. The award has only been around since the 2006-07 season, with Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby winning it last season.

For more on the Bruins, visit weei.com/bruins


06/22/2011 - 6:49pm
Lackey, rain make for dreary Sox loss

It was a due ill-suited for baseball, a notion that seemed to gain credence while John Lackey was on the hill for the Red Sox. In a contest that was delayed by half an hour before he took the first inning and that suffered three more weather-driven interruptions, the Sox' right-hander featured little command en route to a 5-1 loss by the Red Sox to the Padres.

Lackey was taken deep by the first batter of the game, Padres outfielder Will Venable, to put the Sox in an immediate 1-0 hole. It was the second time in his career (and first time since 2003) that the starter had been thusly greeted to open a contest.

It got worse in the fourth inning, shortly after a 40-minute rain delay in the top of the third. The conditions remained dreary as Lackey walked leadoff man Orlando Hudson, hit Anthony Rizzo in the thigh with a slider and gave up a bunt single to Cameron Maybin. With the bases loaded, Lackey proceeded to issue a bases-loaded walk to...

06/22/2011 - 6:11pm
Sox-Padres in rain delay No. 4

The Red Sox-Padres game entered its fourth delay entering the bottom of the eighth inning with San Diego leading their hosts, 5-1.

Prior delays had occurred prior to the start of the game, in the top of the third and prior to the bottom of the fifth inning. If the game is called, it will be official.

The weather may have played a part in the poor outing by Sox starter John Lackey, who gave up all five Padres runs in 3 1/3 innings. He walked four batters (his most since coming off the DL at the start of the month), hit two and conceded four hits. Of his 83 pitches, just 48 (57.8 percent) were for strikes.

For complete Red Sox news, visit weei.com/redsox.


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