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02/23/2012 - 9:33pm
Rex: Super Bowl guarantee was a mistake

INDIANAPOLIS -- For a guy who’s given to making bold statements, Jets coach Rex Ryan may have made his most interesting one yet on Thursday at the NFL scouting combine: no Super Bowl guarantee this year.

“I know what you’re all thinking -- the return to the infamous Super Bowl guarantee. It was [done] here,” Ryan said at the annual NFL scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. “In all seriousness, looking back, obviously it was a huge mistake to make that guarantee. At the time, we were coming off two championship games. I really thought it would be a thing that would actually motivate our team, to really talk about the Super Bowl, focus on the Super Bowl, but in hindsight I think it put undue pressure on our team. We kind of lost focus and really we lost focus on what we do best.

“Obviously, it was a big mistake,” he added. “I go back, and look at it, and I think it contributed to the...

02/23/2012 - 8:53pm
MGH releases statement regarding Jenks

Massachusetts General Hospital released a statement Thursday, responding to assertions by Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks that the surgery he underwent in December to correct a pulmonary embolism was mishandled, leading to a life-threatening infection in his spine. The hospital's statement read as follows:

"We are very sorry that Mr. Jenks experienced complications following his surgery, and we are glad that he is continuing to improve. It would be inappropriate for MGH to provide any specific information about Mr. Jenks' surgery without the consent of the patient and the Red Sox organization."

To read more about Jenks' offseason, including the comments made by pitcher Thursday morning, click here.

For more Red Sox news, go to the team page at weei.com/redsox.


02/23/2012 - 7:33pm
Caserio: Pats 'going through' FA process

INDIANAPOLIS -- Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio was asked about the impending free agency of wide receiver Wes Welker, and said that the team is “going through the process” when it comes to Welker and the rest of New England’s free agents.

“We’ve had conversations with our free agents at different points, whether it was in the fall. We’ll continue that dialogue,” Caserio said at the annual NFL scouting combine. “We have until March 13 until free agency begins. So we’ll do our due diligence, we’ll go through the process and see where we end up.”

Caserio was asked about Welker’s unique skill set in that he’s a 30-year-old receiver who’s been able to maintain his speed and explosiveness.

“Wes has been a productive player since he’s been here, his body of work speaks for itself,” Caserio said. “I think...

02/23/2012 - 6:36pm
Brewers' Braun has suspension overturned

National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun had his 50-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug as defined by Major League Baseball overturned on appeal.

MLB disagreed with the decision.

"Major League Baseball considers the obligations of the joint drug prevention and treatment program essential to the integrity of our game, our clubs and all of the players who take the field," executive vice president for labor relations Rob Manfred said in a statement. "It has always been Major League Baseball’s position that no matter who tests positive, we will exhaust all avenues in pursuit of the appropriate discipline. We have been true to that position in every instance, because baseball fans deserve nothing less.

"As a part of our drug testing program, the commissioner’s office and the Players Association agreed to a neutral third party review for instances that are under dispute....

02/23/2012 - 3:30pm
Bobby V: Sox rotation OK without Oswalt

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Amidst reports that right-hander Roy Oswalt may sit out until midseason before signing with a team, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine acknowledged that while there would have been some greater security to be gleaned by signing the veteran, that Oswalt comes with his own question marks. That being the case, Valentine remained comfortable with the idea of having a large group of potential starters (Daniel Bard, Alfredo Aceves, Carlos Silva, Vicente Padilla, Aaron Cook, Felix Doubront, Andrew Miller) compete for the final two spots in the rotation.

"I would just think that history is a great teacher. Recent history showed me that the team that won our division last year had no fourth and fifth starter coming into spring training last year," Valentine said, referring to a 2011 Yankees team that had an open spring training competition for the back of the rotation that yielded Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia, both of whom proved...

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