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06/22/2012 - 10:27pm
Bruins take goalie Subban with first pick

The Bruins selected goaltender Malcolm Subban with their first round pick (24th overall) of the 2012 NHL draft on Friday.

Subban, brother of Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, played for the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League last year, and was the top-ranked North American goaltending prospect by NHL Central Scouting. In the 2011-12 season with the Bulls, Subban recorded a 2.50 GAA and a .923 save percentage in 39 games played. The Rexdale, Ontario native is 6-foot-1 and weighs 188 pounds.

The selection comes following recent reports that Tim Thomas will not be playing with the Bruins next season and has waived his no-trade clause.

For more Bruins news, go to the team page at weei.com/bruins.


06/22/2012 - 10:12pm
Sandusky found guilty on 45 of 48 counts

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been found guilty of molesting 10 boys over 15 years. The jury, which had deliberated for just over 20 hours, found Sandusky guilty in 45 of the 48 counts in his child sexual abuse case.

After the verdict was read, Sandusky was taken to county jail to await sentencing in about three months. During the trial, Sandusky never took the stand in his own defense.

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06/22/2012 - 8:41pm
Hill ready to throw after second opinion

Rich Hill told WEEI.com prior to the Red Sox' game Friday night against the Braves that he is scheduled to throw Tuesday, which would be the first time since going on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor tendon in his left elbow.

Thursday night, Hill talked to Dr. Lewis Yocum, who analyzed the MRI results taken by Dr. James Andrews. The conclusion of Yocum was in line with what Andrews had originally diagnosed, which mandated the lefty reliever to not participate in any throwing for two weeks. Of note was Yocum's discovery that none of the dye which was shot into Hill's elbow during the arthrogram MRI had leaked out, suggesting no tears in the elbow's surgically-repaired ligament.

Hill pitched in 17 games after coming back from Tommy John surgery, giving up four runs over 13 2/3 innings. He last pitched June 8 against Washington.

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


06/22/2012 - 6:59pm
Start of Friday's Sox-Braves game delayed

The Red Sox announced Friday evening just before 7 p.m. that their game with the Braves is in a rain delay. No start time has been announced. For more Red Sox updates, check out weei.com/redsox.


06/22/2012 - 6:15pm
Cherington: Bard to bullpen 'mutual' decision

Both Red Sox Bobby Valentine and general manager Ben Cherington confirmed what Daniel Bard told reporters in Pawtucket, that the pitcher would be spending the rest of the 2012 season as a reliever.

"We essentially reached the conclusions independently and came together and talked about it. We reached the same conclusion," Cherington said prior to his team's series-opener against the Braves Friday. "The primary factors were that for 2012 we need as many guys to impact the big league team as we can. We felt as we get toward the end of June the best chance to do that would be in the bullpen for this year."

"That's the plan going forward," Valentine added. "He's going to work short stints and try and make sure he gets his fastball back and his confidence back while pitching more often."

Cherington, who said a role beyond '12 wasn't discussed, explained that the decision was finalized by both parties in a...

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