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03/07/2012 - 8:37am
Mashup: Papelbon told to get new music

Dropkick Murphys lead singer Ken Casey said Jonathan Papelbon can no longer use "Shipping up to Boston" as his entrance song now that the closer has left the Red Sox for the Phillies. "That's not Pap's song," Casey said. "That's the [Boston] closer's song."

Casey, a huge Boston sports fan, said he plans to meet with Papelbon to finalize plans for the player to be a spokesman for the Philadelphia branch of The Claddagh Fund, a charity Casey founded. Casey also said he'll help Papelbon find a new song, while offering "Shipping up to Boston" to new Sox closer Andrew Bailey.

Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.


03/07/2012 - 2:02am
'Fortunate' KG passes Shaq in rebounding

With 13 rebounds in Tuesday's overtime win against the Rockets, Kevin Garnett passed Shaquille O'Neal for 12th place on the NBA's all-time rebounding list - and he did it on the day O'Neal turned 40.

“History is history,” Garnett said. “I'm very fortunate to be in a position to be part of NBA history. It's always been a big deal for me to leave a legacy or leave some footprints, if you will, or some type of mark on the game. And to play along one of the best, if not the greatest big man to ever play the game, it's more than a pleasure to be in the same category if not on the same list. So I'm more than honored. To all coaches and players that I've played with that have put me in the position to be able to create some of those footprints and some of those marks. So thank you.”

Garnett, now 35, now has 13,100 rebounds, exactly one more than O'Neal. Asked if he had heard from his teammate from last season, Garnett smiled and...

03/06/2012 - 11:19pm
Gut check: C's pull out stunning OT win

Behind 30 points from Paul Pierce, the tired Celtics posted one of their grittiest wins of the season, overcoming a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Rockets, 97-92, in their second straight thrilling overtime contest. Kevin Garnett, with 13 points and 13 rebounds, had another double-double for the Celtics, who improved to 20-17 on the season to move to within a game of the idle 76ers in the Atlantic Division. 

Ray Allen's 3-pointer from the left baseline with 35.4 seconds remaining put the Celtics up, 84-82. The Rockets missed a shot and Pierce came up with the rebound and found Rajon Rondo breaking wide open down the court. Rondo took the pass and instead of killing the clock, he attempted to go to the basket. His feet became tangled and missed the layup that would've iced the game. Instead, the Rockets came down the court and Goran Dragic nailed a baseline jumper with three seconds remaining to force overtime. The Celtics wiped out a 10-...

03/06/2012 - 10:34pm
Caron's three points leads B's past Leafs
By: DJ Bean

Jordan Caron scored two goals and added an assist as the Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs, 5-4, Tuesday at Air Canada Centre. 

Tyler Seguin also did his usual damage against the Leafs, scoring two goals to increase his team-leading total to 24 on the season. With the win, the B's improved to 5-0-0 against Toronto this season.

The Leafs got on the board early with a goal from Carl Gunnarsson, but Caron tied the game late in the first period. The B's outscored the Leafs, 4-2, in the second period thanks to goals from Seguin, Chris Kelly and Caron. The B's held a 5-3 lead entering the third period Mikhail Grabovski made it a one-goal game 13:13 into the third. 

Tim Thomas stopped 25 of 29 shots faced. He has now allowed four goals in back-to-back games and has allowed three goals in each of his last three starts.

The Bruins will host the Sabres at TD Garden Thursday and will have the opportunity to win back-to-back games for the...

03/06/2012 - 10:26pm
Harvard captures NCAA berth as Penn loses

With Princeton defeating visiting Penn Tuesday night, 62-52, Harvard has clinched its first-ever outright Ivy League title and secured its first NCAA tournament berth since 1946.

"We are thrilled and honored to have an opportunity to compete in the 2012 NCAA tournament," Harvard coach Tommy Amaker said in a statement. "This is a tremendous moment for Harvard University, our basketball program and our community. Go Crimson!"

The Crimson, who finished the regular season over the weekend with wins at Columbia and Cornell, are 26-4 overall and 12-2 in the Ancient Eight, one game better than Penn. The Quakers need to beat their arch rivals Tuesday to set up a one-game playoff that would have determined the league's NCAA tournament representative. Instead, Princeton, the team that beat Harvard in last year's playoff, did the Crimson a favor by jumping out to an early lead and keeping Penn at a safe distance most of the...

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