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06/17/2010 - 2:52pm
Street closures around Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox released the following advisory on Thursday afternoon in regards to street closures around Fenway Park.

 

According to information provided by the Boston Transportation Department, there will be various street closures in the Fenway neighborhood and surrounding areas on Thursday, June 17, 2010.
 
Brookline Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from the Landmark Center to Kenmore Square beginning at the end of the third quarter of tonight’s Celtics game. The area around Fenway Park has been posted with no parking/tow zone signs.  Starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight, the Boston Transportation Department will begin towing vehicles parked on Ipswich Street, from Boylston Street to Charlesgate, and on Brookline Avenue, from Park Drive to Kenmore Square.
 
Thursday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Fenway Park has been moved from 7:10 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.  The Red Sox...

06/17/2010 - 2:50pm
Lineup: Cameron out, McDonald in

Mike Cameron will be getting a day off in the Red Sox' series finale against Arizona Thursday night, with Darnell McDonald playing center field and Daniel Nava remaining in the lineup in left. The Sox' lineup against Diamondbacks starter Dan Haren: Scutaro SS, Pedroia 2B, Ortiz DH, Youkilis 1B, Martinez C, Drew RF, Beltre 3B, Nava LF, McDonald CF, Lackey P. For all the matchups see the Full Count Blog by clicking here.


06/17/2010 - 2:41pm
Predictions: What the NBA 'experts' say

You have your chance to predict the winner of Thursday night's Celtics-Lakers Game 7 in our poll. In the meantime, you can check out what prognosticators around the nation are saying about the game. There's a mix of predictions. Check out the roundup at the Green Street blog.


06/17/2010 - 12:53pm
Vote: Who will be NBA finals MVP?

With no single Celtics player having a standout series, there is speculation that Kobe Bryant might win the NBA finals MVP award even if the Lakers lose Game 7. Which player do you predict will win the MVP? Cast your vote at the Green Street blog.


06/17/2010 - 12:41pm
Source: Red Sox no closer to Lowell deal

According to a source familiar with the situation, the Red Sox aren't close to a deal with either the Twins or Rangers, the two teams who have expressed interest in the 36-year-old infielder. Both money and players remain an obstacle, with the Red Sox unwilling to give up Lowell while paying for a substantial portion of what is left on this contract ($7 million) -- the desire of both teams --  without getting a more useful player in return. FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reported on his Twitter account that the Red Sox are in a "stalemate" with the Twins and Rangers, with the Sox not wanting to eat the remainder of his contract. The Red Sox did sign right-handed hitter Ryan Shealy to a minor league deal Thursday, perhaps as protection of a deal for Lowell can be worked out.


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