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06/29/2010 - 9:08am
Report: Del Negro on Celts' 'short list'

Vinny Del Negro is on the Celtics "short list" for coaching options next season should Doc Rivers step down, according to Del Negro coached the Bulls for two seasons before being fired in May. He accumulated an 82-82 regular season record and 4-8 in the postseason, including a seven-game first round series against the Celtics in 2009. Last Thursday Rivers said he was looking to make a decision this week and is still weighing the options between his personal and professional life. For more on the Celtics, visit the team page by clicking here.

06/29/2010 - 7:00am
Mashup: LT guarantees title for Jets

LaDainian Tomlinson has bought into the Jets experience. In an interview with ESPN, the former Charger unveiled a Jets tattoo on his right calf, and, when asked if he will win a Super Bowl title in New York, replied: "Absolutely, no question. Absolutely." Also, the issue of NFL players dealing with brain damage is a hot topic, after examination of the late Chris Henry's brain showed advanced damage. Read more about those stories at Tuesday's Morning Mashup.

06/29/2010 - 6:21am
Report: LBJ, Wade, Bosh meet in Miami

According to a report on, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh met over the weekend in Miami to examine the possibility of the three playing together for the Miami Heat. 


A source labeled Miami as the new frontrunner to land all three prized free agents but also warned that James was "non-committal" with the free agency period officially starting at Thursday at 12:01 a.m. 


James, according to sources in the report, has not ruled out staying in Cleveland and is determined to hear what the Chicago Bulls have to offer when they make their pitch later this week.


In order for the Heat to sign all three players, they would need to trade Michael Beasley to a team with salary-cap room, thus not having to take back a contract. That would allow the Heat to offer James, Bosh and Wade each the 2010-11 maximum...

06/28/2010 - 10:42pm
Sox likely to DL Martinez, call up Molina

According to a source familiar with the situation, the Red Sox are likely to place catcher Victor Martinez on the disabled list on Tuesday and to promote catcher Gustavo Molina from Triple-A Pawtucket. Another source said that a final determination will not be made unti Tuesday.


Molina, 28, is hitting .239 with a .292 OBP, .418 slugging mark and .710 OPS in 21 games for the PawSox. Molina is in his 11th professional season, and his fifth organization. He has appeared in 19 big-league games, batting .118/.162/.147/.309. He is unrelated to the three Molina siblings who are currently in the majors.


Martinez is hitting .289/.344/.480/.824 with nine homers and 38 RBI for the Sox this year. Since May 19, he is hitting .371/.424/.619/1.043 with four homers and 19 RBI in 30 games. The 31-year-old has played in 66 of the team's 77 games this year.



06/28/2010 - 8:56pm
Sox add Patterson to roster, designate Castro

The Red Sox added second baseman/outfielder Eric Patterson on their major league roster. In order to clear a spot for him, the team designated left-hander Fabio Castro for assignment.


The Sox acquired Patterson from the Oakland A's in a trade on Saturday, dealing away left-hander Fabian Williamson for the 27-year-old. For more on that deal, click here.


Castro has now been called up twice by the Sox, but has yet to pitch in a game in the majors this year. He is 3-5 with a 6.65 ERA for Triple-A Pawtucket this year.


For more Red Sox news, click here for the Red Sox Team Page.

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