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12/21/2012 - 3:58pm
Celtics recall Joseph from Maine again

Once again, the Celtics recalled Kris Joseph from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws.

The 6-foot-7 forward ranks fifth in the D-League with 20.9 points per game to go along with averages of 6.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.7 assists in 38.1 minutes over seven games for the Red Claws. They don't play again until Dec. 26, so the Celtics will likely keep him around for practicing purposes between Friday's Bucks game and the Christmas Day matchup with the Nets.

For more on the Celtics, visit weei.com/celtics.

 


12/21/2012 - 3:05pm
Jones-Drew out for Pats game Sunday

Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey has ruled out running back Maurice Jones-Drew for Sunday's game against the Patriots. Jones-Drew injured his left foot on Oct. 21 against the Raiders in Oakland and has missed eight straight games. 

Jones-Drew, a three-time Pro Bowl running back and the 2011 NFL rushing champ, still leads the Jaguars in rushing with 414 yards on 86 carries this season, but he has just one rushing touchdown. For the ninth straight game, he will be replaced in the backfield by Rashad Jennings, Greg Jones and Montell Owens. 

For more, visit the Patriots page at weei.com/patriots.


12/21/2012 - 2:33pm
Players give NHLPA power to dissolve union
By: DJ Bean

According to TSN, NHL players voted "overwhelmingly" in favor giving the NHL players association power to file a disclaimer of interest by Jan. 2. That gives the NHLPA's executive board power to dissolve the union, thus allowing players to individually filling lawsuits against the league deeming the lockout to be illegal. 

The NHL has already taken preventative measures against such a scenario, filing a class action complaint in federal court last Friday seeking a declaration confirming that the lockout is legal. The league also filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board claiming that the NHLPA has engaged in unlawful subversion of the collective bargaining process by threatening to disclaim interest. 

Games are currently cancelled through Jan. 14 due to the lack of a collective bargaining agreement, and it is believed that...

12/21/2012 - 2:26pm
King on M&M: Pats won't have letdown

Peter King of Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports made his weekly appearance on the Mut & Merloni show and talked about the how the Patriots will approach the final two games of the regular season.

New England travels to Jacksonville on Sunday for a game against the 2-12 Jaguars, and King said it isn't likely the Pats will lack motivation despite the lack of a high-quality opponent.

"The reason why I don't think they slip up is because there are too many young players on defense who are still trying to make their way, make an impression, work for playing time," King said. "Aqib Talib is not going to take it easy because it's the Jacksonville Jaguars and they're supposed to beat them 45-3. I'd always be stunned if you're playing Muskingum College this week if Tom Brady took it easy on anybody. So, no, I doubt it sincerely."

Added King: "I just don't think [Bill Belichick is] going to treat the last two games any...

12/21/2012 - 1:43pm
Goldson fined $21,000 for Hernandez hit

A vicious hit by Dashon Goldson on Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has cost the 49ers defensive back $21,000 in a fine handed out by the NFL. Goldson, who acknowledged the fine on Friday, has earned the reputation as one of the NFL's hardest hitters and plans to appeal his latest fine.

Goldson says he's been fined approximately $70,000 for socks, pants and other uniform violations during his six-year career.

But as for the hit in the third quarter on Hernandez, Goldson said there was nothing dirty about it.

"I don't have time to sit there and dictate in the timespan I have as a football player when I'm on the football field to dictate what's a clean and what's a not-so-clean hit," Goldson said. "I'm not a dirty player. And that's just that."

Goldson and the 49ers were tagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after he leveled Hernandez while the tight end was still in the air and turning to make a...

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