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10/01/2012 - 5:32pm
Cashman: Sox struggles 'won't last long'

NEW YORK -- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, whose team clinched its 14th postseason berth in 15 seasons since he became GM prior to the 1998 season, suggested that he was "proud" of his team's consistent record of reaching the playoffs but that simply securing a postseason berth offered little fulfillment.

"Bottom line is we have bigger and loftier goals, which is world champions, whatever it takes," said Cashman. "You have to be in it to win it. We're making sure we're in it enough, but we want to be able to run the table if we can more than we have."

The Yankees' consistency becomes all the more impressive in light of the fact that the Red Sox, despite ranking second to the Yankees in payroll for each of the last three years, have fallen short of the postseason in each of those seasons, including this season's 69-90 derailment that has resulted in the Sox' first 90-loss season since 1966. Cashman said that he...

10/01/2012 - 3:37pm
Wilfork on Big Show: 'Peyton is Peyton'
By: DJ Bean

Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made his weekly appearance on The Big Show Monday, discussing the team's 52-28 win over the Bills on Sunday and the challenges that are ahead for the team. 

Up next for the 2-2 Patriots is a matchup with Peyton Manning and the Broncos at Gillette Stadium. After having his ups and downs through the first three weeks of the season, Manning was sensation Sunday against the Raiders. In that game, a 37-6 Denver victory, Manning completed 30 of 38 passes for 338 yards with three touchdowns, no interceptions and a 130 quarterback rating. 

"Peyton is Peyton," Wilfork said. "Let's get that straight from the get-go. He's going to run that offense the way he knows how to run it. They're going to run the ball, they're going to play action pass, they're going to get the ball down. He's just a smart quarterback, so we know exactly how we need to play this guy."

Wilfork praised Manning's...

10/01/2012 - 2:29pm
Belichick: 'A lot of confidence' in Gostkowski
By: DJ Bean

Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Monday that he still has faith in Stephen Gostkowski, a day after the kicker missed two field goals in the team's 52-28 win over the Bills. Gostkowski, who missed what would have been a game-winning 42-yarder in Week 2 against the Cardinals, missed kicks of 42 and 49 yards Sunday. 

"Steve had some real good plays yesterday," Belichick told reporters at Gillette Stadium. "Again, that's an operation that involves more than one guy. It's not a pitcher taking the ball on the mound, or a golfer teeing the ball up, it's a snap, a hold, a kick, the whole process. So we'll keep working hard at it. I have a lot of confidence in those players -- Danny [Aiken], Zoltan [Mesko], Steve." 

Only Washington's Billy Cundiff has missed more kicks this season than Gostkowski's three, as Cundiff has missed four of his 10 field goal attempts. San Francisco's David Akers and Miami's Dan Carpenter have also...

10/01/2012 - 12:10pm
Rondo: 'Best team since I've been here'

WALTHAM -- Optimism abounds at Celtics camp before the team heads to Istanbul later on Monday. 

"This is the best team we’ve had since I’ve been here, I think, as far as on paper, as far as the depth of talent," Rajon Rondo said. "We’ve got to make something of it." 

Coach Doc Rivers spent the last practice working on smaller lineups that he said the team hopes to use every game this season. The possibilities are endless with Jeff Green potentially able to share time at forward with Paul Pierce. 

"He’s the main guy when you talk about small lineups," Rondo said. "He played the four at Oklahoma City. He stretched the floor with his shooting. We can get a lot of bigs on the floor as well. He can go from the four to the three. Defensively, he can check one through four, I believe. We expect a lot out of Jeff but he’s fine with that pressure." 

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10/01/2012 - 8:42am
Esiason on D&C: Pats hit 'home run' with RBs

CBS Sports NFL analyst Boomer Esiason checked in for his weekly visit with Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning to dissect the Patriots' 52-28 victory over the Bills that ended New England's two game losing streak.

"I would think that the Patriots defense in particular probably heard a lot of criticism last week because of their performance the week before, and just like I guess the Patriot Way is is to go out there and do something about it," Esiason said. "It was extremely impressive all the way around."

New England's 1-2 punch of Stevan Ridley and Brandon Bolden came up big Sunday, as both running backs surpasses 100 yards.

"They've hit the home run with these two kids, and you could see it," Esiason said. "And now what you have between the two of them is you have a little bit of competition going on back and forth, which is I think every coach's dream scenario. … You talk about an...

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