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10/04/2010 - 2:45pm
Ty Law: Dream of Patriots return 'fading'

According to ESPN.com, five-time Pro Bowl cornerback Ty Law, during a visit on ESPN's Chalk Talk, said that a return to the Patriots represents "a dream I've had for a long time," but the 36-year-old said that hopes for a return are "fading."

 


“At the end of the day, you can't lose there. You're going back home, a dream I've had for a long time,” Law is quoted as saying. “But that's fading. I've been gone for so long. I was [like] 'OK, that's not going to happen.’”

 

Law said that he believes he could help a team for 15-20 snaps a game, and that he feels he could join a club mid-season and still be an effective contributor. Even so, he said that he is not actively looking to hook up with a team, suggesting that he is at peace...

10/04/2010 - 2:39pm
Sox-Yanks dispute leads to stabbing

According to the Associated Press, police in Branford, Conn., arrested New Haven resident John Mayor on charges that he stabbed Nashua, N.H., native Monte Freire during a bar fight that centered on the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry. Freire, according to the report, was stabbed in the neck. He is hospitalized and is in critical condition.

 

 


10/04/2010 - 1:42pm
Jermaine O'Neal limited by hamstring

When the curtain lifted on Celtics practice Monday afternoon, Shaquille O'Neal was once again out on the floor with the first unit. The reason for that is Jermaine O'Neal has been limited with a hamstring injury that he suffered at the end of Friday's scrimmage. Doc Rivers said Jermaine O'Neal would be out this week. O'Neal preferred it to term it day to day, but understood the need for precaution.

 

"I’m not really concerned about it," Jermaine O'Neal said. "It’s the timing, being here with the guys getting that chemistry. I was just starting to get comfortable with the philosophies, what Doc wanted. That’s the most frustrating part about it. But I don’t have any doubt in my mind that I’ll be back fairly soon." 
 

Delonte West also left practice with back spasms, but Rivers expects him to be back soon.

 

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10/04/2010 - 10:26am
La Canfora: 'Pressure's on the offense'

NFL Network analyst joined Dale & Holley to talk NFL and the Patriots-Dolphins matchup. "I've been a believer in the Patriots, I'm a believer in Bill Belichick, I think they find a way to win football games one way or another," La Canfora said. "The pressure's on the offense maybe more than ever before.

 

"They're going to have to score in the 30s a lot of weeks to win. Twenty-eight [points] is not going to be enough some weeks. I'm sure that reality is already setting in. I just have a sense that this is going to be a big night for Tom Brady. I think he's going to put that team on his back and this could be one of those nights where if it gets into a back and forth with Chad Henne and the first one to 500 yards wins, so be it. I think Brady's up to the challenge."

 

La Canfora said that he doesn't feel there's much separation between the Patriots, Dolphins and Jets in the AFC East. "I think...

10/04/2010 - 9:59am
Reports: Pawsox owner Mondor dies

Pawtucket Red Sox owner Ben Mondor has died at age 85, according to a report in the Providence Journal. Mondor bought the franchise in 1977 and led the effort to make the Pawsox a model minor league franchise. He was elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004.


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