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09/23/2010 - 7:33pm
Ex-Celtic Nelson out at Golden State

Celtics legend Don Nelson has been pushed out as coach of the Golden State Warriors and will be replaced by assistant Keith Smart, according to Yahoo! Sports. Nelson, the winningest coach in NBA history, will officially resign and reportedly accept a settlement on the $6 million owed him on his contract.


09/23/2010 - 6:43pm
Va. Tech's Williams will miss BC game

Virginia Tech running back Ryan Williams won't be able to play Saturday against Boston College because of a leg injury. Williams, who was hobbled last week in the Hokies' victory against East Carolina, will be unavailable for the Atlantic Coast Conference opener against the Eagles. The Hokies (1-2) are expected to start Darren Evans in their bid for their first victory at BC since 2002. The Eagles (2-0) are looking to avenge a 48-14 loss last year in Blacksburg.


09/23/2010 - 5:08pm
Sox to honor Lowell at Fenway
By: DJ Bean

The Red Sox announced Thursday that they will honor retiring infielder Mike Lowell in a pregame ceremony on Oct. 2 prior to their game against the Yankees. Festivites on "Thanks, Mike Night" will begin approximately 30 minutes before the game's first pitch.

 

Lowell, who came up with the Yankees in 1998, defeated his former club when he won a World Series with the Marlins in 2003. After six seasons in Florida, Lowell was packaged with Josh Beckett in a deal that sent Hanley Ramirez and Anibal Sanchez to the Marlins. He was named World Series MVP in his second year with the Red Sox, the 2007 campaign.

 

A four-time All Star and a Gold Glove winner at third base in 2005, Lowell has hit .278/.341/.463 over 13 seasons. In 1,595 games, he has 222 homers and 948 runs batted in. 

 

For more on the Red Sox, visit their team page at weei.com/redsox.

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09/23/2010 - 3:16pm
Posluszny did not practice for Bills

Bills Practice Report for Thursday
Did Not Practice

LB Paul Posluszny (knee)

Limited Participation
LB Keith Ellison (knee)
G Andy Levitre (neck)

Full Participation
S Cary Harris (hamstring)


09/23/2010 - 3:13pm
Jets owner: Edwards must 'show repentance'
By: DJ Bean

Jets owner Woody Johnson voiced his displeasure with receiver Braylon Edwards for not utilizing the team's PlayerProtect car service Tuesday morning. Driving with teammates D'Brickashaw Ferguson and Vernon Gholston in the car, Edwards was arrested for a DUI. 

 

“If you have one drink, you should not be driving,” Johnson said. “A half a drink, do not drive. Any liquor, don’t drive…. We’re going to push this as hard as we can push it. There’s no tolerance for point-anything alcohol level if you’re driving. I don’t want any drinking and driving. That’s my personal goal. We got a program that costs you nothing.. . I don’t know about it. Coaches don’t know about it. So there’s no stigma attached to it at all.”

 

Edwards will not be start on Sunday when the Jets take on the Dolphins. He will still dress, but Johnson said being out of the...

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