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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.

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


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."

For complete Red Sox coverage, visit weei.com/redsox.


03/27/2011 - 9:42pm
Marchand lifts Bruins past Flyers
By: DJ Bean

Brad Marchand made his 20th goal of the season count, as he broke a late tie to give the Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Flyers in Philadelphia Sunday night. With the win, Boston clinches a playoff spot.

Marchand's tally was his first in 13 games, as he banged home a rebound past Flyers netminder Brian Boucher on the power play at 16:17 of the third period. Both Bruins goals came on the man advantage, as Nathan Horton scored his 23rd goal of the season with the B's on the power play in the second period. Kris Versteeg opened the game's scoring with a tally for the Flyers in the first period.

Picking up the victory for the Bruins was Tim Thomas, who won his third game in a row and improved his record on the season to 32-10-8.

For more Bruins news, check out weei.com/bruins.


03/27/2011 - 9:38pm
Celtics hold on for win over Wolves

The Celtics built a big lead early and held on down the stretch for a 85-82 win over the Timberwolves Sunday night in Minnesota. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 23 points and seven rebounds to help Boston snap a two-game skid.

Michael Beasley had 28 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, which trailed by double digits most of the night before taking a brief lead in the fourth quarter. However, the Celtics held on down the stretch, taking the lead for good when Pierce connected for a layup with just over three minutes remaining.

For more Celtics news, check out weei.com/celtics.


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