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09/25/2010 - 4:18pm
Patriots promote Crable to 53-man roster

The Patriots announced Saturday they have promoted outside linebacker Shawn Crable to the 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5, 243-pound Crable, who was taken with the 78th overall pick in the 2008 draft, has spent his entire career with the Patriots, but has yet to play in a single regular-season game. Crable was sidelined by a shin injury in 2008 that landed him on injured reserve, and last season, a groin injury left him on the IR for the entire year. Crable fills the roster spot that opened when running back Kevin Faulk was placed on injured reserve with a torn ACL earlier this week. (The news of Crable's move was first reported Friday by Boston.com.) For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/Patriots.
 


09/25/2010 - 3:36pm
Sources: Pats' DB arrested in Providence

According to multiple sources within the Providence Police Department, Patriots defensive back Bret Lockett was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with disorderly and failure to move. Lockett was released a few hours later, and a source indicated he has a court date set for next month.

Lockett, a 23-year-old defensive back out of UCLA, was claimed off waivers by the Patriots on Sept. 7, 2009 and finished last season with seven tackles in 10 games before being placed on injured reserve on Dec. 9. He returned to the Patriots this year, but has been on injured reserve since Aug. 31 with a chest injury.

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/Patriots.


09/25/2010 - 2:11pm
VT hands BC first shutout loss since '98

CHESTNUT HILL -- Virginia Tech forced Boston College quarterback Dave Shinskie into two interceptions and a lost fumble in a 19-0 win over the Eagles on hot Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.

 

The loss in the ACC opener for both teams marked the first time in 148 games Boston College had been blanked. Virginia Tech was also the last team to hold the Eagles scoreless in a 17-0 win on Oct. 8, 1998. 

 

BC's defense held the Eagles in the game, forcing the Hokies to settle for four Chris Hazley field goals. Virginia Tech scored the game's only touchdown when Tyrod Taylor led a nine-play, 80-yard scoring drive, capped with a three-yard run around right end by Darren Evans. The drive followed Shinskie's first interception of the day, a pick by Jayron Hosley in the end zone when BC was first and goal at the Hokies 10. 

 

BC back Montel Harris had 111 yards on just 19 carries, passing LV Whitworth...

09/25/2010 - 1:04pm
Report: Celtics waive Lafayette

On the eve of opening training camp the Celtics have waived guard Oliver Lafayette, according to a report on the Herald’s website. Lafayette was a longshot to make the roster with Rajon Rondo, Nate Robinson and possibly rookie Avery Bradley slotted ahead of him.

 

Lafayette played well during the Orlando summer league and looks like a player who can stick on an NBA roster in the right circumstances. He also performed well with Fort Wayne in the D-League, averaging over 17 points and six assists per game.

 

Go to Green Street for more analysis of this move. For more Celtics news visit the team page at weei.com/celtcs


09/25/2010 - 12:40pm
Francona: Lowell 'very fortunate'
By: DJ Bean

NEW YORK -- A day after Mike Lowell took a bouncing ground ball off the head, Red Sox manager Terry Francona said the infielder is not showing symptoms of a concussion and is "clear-eyed." Francona did say that Lowell's jaw is very sore and that the team will conduct tests on him Saturday. 

 

Francona said that Lowell is "very fortunate" to not have suffered a concussion on the play given that "it didn't look good at the time." As such, Francona added that the team will "make sure he checks out before he goes out onto the field."

 

Lowell is currently playing out the last year of both his contract and his career. Set to retire at season's end, the Red Sox will honor him in a pregame ceremony on Oct. 2. For more on the Red Sox, visit their team page at weei.com/redsox


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