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09/30/2010 - 9:03pm
Spaceman's Rox cap headed for Hall

The cap that former Red Sox lefty Bill Lee wore in his recent appearance for the Brockton Rox of the Can-Am League will be sent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Lee, 63, became the oldest person to pitch in and win a minor league game on Sept. 5 when he beat the Worcester Tornadoes 7-3. Lee is the third-winningest lefty in Red Sox history and pitched 14 seasons in the majors from 1969-82.


09/30/2010 - 7:08pm
MLB alters free agent rules

After exntensive collective bargaining between the Players Association and Major League Baseball, the MLBPA announced that it has approved an agreement that will modify certain aspects of the free agent system for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 offseasons.  Among its provisions are the following substantive changes to the operation of the free agent market that will be effective for the 2010 and 2011 offseasons:

 

  • Automatic free agency for eligible players, without the need for election;
  • A five-day period at the end of the World Series (shortened from 15) during which only the free agent’s original team may sign him to a new contract;
  • Earlier deadlines for the original teams to offer, and for the players to accept, salary arbitration under the rules of the basic agreement;
  • An earlier date for clubs to make tender and non-tender decisions;
  • Stricter rules for all parties (the...
09/30/2010 - 4:08pm
Dolphins Inury Report for Thursday

Miami Injury Report for Thursday
Did Not Practice

G John Jerry (illness)
DE Jared Odrick (ankle)

Limited Participation
LB Channing Crowder (groin)

Full Participation
T Jake Long (knee)


09/30/2010 - 4:05pm
Taylor didn't practice with Pats

Patriots Injury Report for Thursday
Did Not Practice

OL Nick Kaczur (back)
RB Fred Taylor (toe)
CB Terrence Wheatley (foot)

Full Participation
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder)


09/30/2010 - 3:15pm
Shaq: No fifth title would mean 'failure'

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal was asked after practice Wednesday about the prospect of winning a fifth NBA title with the Celtics in 2010-11.

 

"I have to get five for my sanity," said O'Neal, a three-time champion with the Lakers (2000-02) and a title winner with the Heat in 2006. "If I don't get five for my sanity I'll probably look at myself as a failure. I need five, I want to be up there with Jordan and Magic and Kareem and Kobe. I need to get five, and I definitely have to get five before the great Tim Duncan. Because that's who I'm competing against."

 

O'Neal was asked if winning a title with the Celtics -- the franchise with the most championship banners -- would mean more than the other four.

 

"I don't know about that, a win is a win," said the 15-time All-Star. "I'm just trying to be half the player of the great Bill Russell. I've got this...

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