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03/28/2011 - 8:58am
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03/28/2011 - 7:39am
McNamee: 'I just did what was asked'

Former trainer Brian McNamee, who testified before Congress in 2008 that he helped Roger Clemens use performance-enhancing drugs, joined the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning. McNamee, who is scheduled to appear in Boston on Monday afternoon to promote promote a book, defended himself as a pawn who got caught up in something he never intended to do.

"I was a very, very, very, very highly educated and regarded trainer, strength and conditioning coach — not to say that made me any better," McNamee said. "But when I showed up in that position in '98 with the Blue Jays, I didn't walk in — and people have this misconception of my role. Like I stated in the book, 'How to Become a Champion,' I don't believe in it and I didn't bring it in there. I had nothing to do — I just did what was asked and that's it.

"If you figure out the amount of athletes that I trained and oversaw as a coordinator in the Blue Jays...

03/28/2011 - 6:58am
Mashup: Canseco sends twin to his fight?

Former Red Sox slugger Jose Canseco has been accused of trying to pass off his twin brother Ozzie as himself at a celebrity boxing event in Florida on Saturday night. Shortly before the bout against Billy Padden at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., organizers discovered the ruse and had Ozzie escorted from the premises by police when they noticed his tattoos were different. Jose tweeted Sunday that the promoter "did not comply with his part of the agreement."

 

Read more about this story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Monday's Morning Mashup.


03/28/2011 - 4:02am
Change of plans: Rondo will play

Celtics coach Doc Rivers originally told reporters in Indiana where the team is preparing for its game with the Pacers tonight that Rajon Rondo would sit out his second straight game with an injured pinky finger. That plan changed however, and Rondo is in the starting lineup.

Rondo aggravated the injury during the Celtics game with the Bobcats on Friday and it continued to bother him during practice on Saturday. Delonte West started in Rondo's place on Sunday and scored eight points to go with five assists in their win over the Timberwolves.

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03/27/2011 - 10:57pm
Showalter says he talked to Francona

SARASOTA, Fla. -- On Sunday morning, Red Sox manager Terry Francona suggested that critical remarks by Orioles counterpart Buck Showalter about Sox general manager Theo Epstein were "out of line." Following Sunday's exhibition game, in which the Orioles beat the Sox, 4-3, Showalter said that he understood why Francona was upset, and revealed that he called the Sox manager prior to Sunday's game to discuss the matter.

"I just felt like I owed him a call," Showalter told reporters. "I know Terry and I like him a lot. I have a lot of respect for him."

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