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01/19/2012 - 3:32pm
Sox name Jameyson head trainer

The Red Sox named Rick Jameyson as their head trainer and announced several other moves in a restructuring of their medical staff. Jameyson spent the last 20 seasons with the Indians organization and was the team's assistant athletic trainer for the last decade. He replaces Mike Reinold who wil stay with the team as the head physical therapist.

The Sox also named Pat Sandora as their strength and conditioning coach. Sandora has served as the franchise's minor league strength and conditioning coordinator for the last five seasons. He has also worked for the Rangers, Brewers, Indians and Phillies. He replaces Dave Page who was fired after the season.

In addition, the team announced that Dan Dyrek is their new clinical consultant and Mike Boyle will serve as trength and conditioning consultant.

Medical Operations Coordinator Jim Rowe, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer Masai Takahashi, MS, ATC, Massage Therapist Russell Nua and Massage...

01/19/2012 - 2:39pm
Pats practice: Perfect attendance, Brady back

FOXBORO -- As promised earlier in the day, Tom Brady returned to practice on Thursday on the lower practice fields as the Patriots continued their preparation for the Ravens this Sunday in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium. All 53 players on the Patriots active roster and all eight on the practice squad were in attendance for the workout in sweats and shells.  

Brady missed Wednesday's practice and was listed as missing with a left shoulder injury on the official participation report. He was the only Patriots player absent on Wednesday while 14 others were listed as "limited" in participation. By contrast, only safety Ed Reed was even listed on Baltimore's report Wednesday, and he was limited with a left ankle injury, suffered on the next-to-last play of the Ravens' 20-13 win over the Texans on Sunday. 

The Patriots will practice again on Friday before taking part in their traditional walkthrough on Saturday, one day...

01/19/2012 - 2:16pm
Waters: Pollard 'took pride' in hit on Brady

FOXBORO -- Patriots offensive lineman Brian Waters played with safety Bernard Pollard when the two were teammates on the Chiefs in 2008. That year, the Chiefs traveled to Foxboro for the season opener and in the first quarter, Pollard broke through the offensive line and lunged at Tom Brady's left knee and hit him with his helmet. That hit tore ligaments in Brady's knee that immediately ended Brady's season, as the Patriots missed the playoffs.  

Now, Pollard returns as a starting strong safety for the Ravens, who play the Patriots Sunday for the AFC championship at Gillette Stadium, scene of the infamous injury of Sept. 2008. 

"If you know Bernard, you know there wasn't much [regret] for him," Waters said. "He took pride in the fact he was able to get a hit on Tom and he's not going to live that down one way or the other. He's a guy who takes pride in putting hits on people, being physical. So, he's never going to back...

01/19/2012 - 12:31pm
Brady: 'I'll be out there today'

FOXBORO -- After missing Wednesday's practice to nurse his sore left shoulder, Tom Brady said Thursday morning he would return to practice and be ready to continue preparations for the Ravens in the AFC championship this Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots continue preparations on the lower practice field outside Gillette. 

"I'll be out there today so you don't have to worry about that," Brady said with a smile. Brady tied an NFL postseason record last Saturday night with six touchdown passes, including an NFL-record five TD passes in the first half. 

Brady has received several days off from practice on Wednesdays in the second half of the season. 

"It's not the first practice I've missed over the years," Brady laughed. 

Sunday's game will be on Sportsradio WEEI 93.7 FM.

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01/19/2012 - 11:26am
Rivers: Ainge more patient than people think

After watching Rajon Rondo leave the game with a sore right wrist in the Celtics' win over Toronto Wednesday night at TD Garden, Celts coach Doc Rivers talked on the Dennis & Callahan Show about what life would be like without the point guard.

"No. Not for long-term," said Rivers when asked if the Celtics could survive without Rondo. "Obviously for short-term you could probably make-shirt and still win games. But you don't replace Rondo or any of the great players. They're irreplaceable. That's why they're great."

Rivers reiterated that the Celtics have been playing catch-up in regard to conditioning, with a chunk of the team coming into training camp out of shape due to the lockout.

"The facts are the facts. Physically more than mentally," said Rivers...

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