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09/09/2010 - 8:05am
Sources: Tom Brady in car accident

Sources have told the Dennis & Callahan Show that Tom Brady was involved in a car accident near his home at the corner of Commonwealth and Gloucester in Boston Thursday morning.

According to the report Brady was "shaken" and it was believed that the jaws of life were used in what is being described as a "serious" two-car accident that took place just after 6:30 Thursday morning. An Audi with New Jersey plates (belonging to Brady) apparently hit the a Ford minivan at an intersection. One report from WHDH-TV said Brady had a green light while the minivan ran the red, and as a result, Brady hit the side of the minivan, causing the crash. As a result, one or both cars struck a pole, and that pole fell.

Sources indicate that Brady had to be extricated from the vehicle, but did not go to the hospital, declining medical attention and walking away from the scene. As of roughly 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, he was reportedly on...

09/09/2010 - 7:56am
Mashup: Mets players skip hospital visit

In a repeat of the Red Sox' Manny Ramirez controversy of a few years ago, three Mets players — Carlos Beltran, Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo — skipped the team's visit to wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington on Tuesday. Check Thursday Morning's Mashup for the details on the latest embarrassing situation in the Mets' forgettable season.


09/09/2010 - 6:46am
Rumeal Robinson convicted of fraud

Former Cambridge Rindge and Latin start basketball player Rumeal Robinson was convicted in federal court in Des Moines, Iowa Wednesday of borrowing more than $700,000 for a fraudulent business deal, having taken the money and spending it on a condominium, cars, and furniture. A jury found Robinson -- who helped lead the University Michigan to a national championship in 1989 -- guilty of 11 counts, including wire fraud, bank bribery and conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false statement to a financial institution. Robinson faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine on each count. Robinson also accused of attempting to sell his mother's home in Cambridge without her knowledge.


09/09/2010 - 1:26am
Drew leaves with tight hamstring

Red Sox outfielder J.D. Drew left Wednesday's game against the Rays for pinch-runner Eric Patterson in the bottom of the sixth inning of his team's 11-5 victory. Sox manager Terry Francona said that Drew was experiencing tightness in his hamstring.

 

Drew went 1-for-4, and is now hitting .254 with a .787 OPS and 18 home runs this year. He has played in 125 games, tied for third on the team.

 

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09/08/2010 - 10:27pm
Payback: Sox slug 5 homers, rout Rays

Marco Scutaro homered twice and Josh Reddick had a career-high three hits as the Red Sox overcame an early 4-0 hole to beat the Rays, 11-5, at Fenway Park.

 

Starter Tim Wakefield [4-10] allowed six hits and five runs - four earned - over five innings to earn his first win since July 2. He snapped a personal three-game losing streak and, at 44 years, 37 days, passed Dennis Eckersley as the oldest pitcher in team history to record a win.

 

The Red Sox tagged Rays starter Matt Garza [14-8] for four of their five homers on the night. Adrian Beltre, David Ortiz and Victor Martinez also went deep for the Red Sox, who finished their homestand against the White Sox and Rays with a 2-4 record. They have Thursday off before heading to Oakland and Seattle on a six-game road trip, beginning Friday night in Oakland. 

 

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