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02/09/2012 - 5:02pm
Thomas walks out on reporters
By: DJ Bean

Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas really doesn't want to get into his political statements and he made that clear Thursday. 

Per the Boston Globe, Thomas walked out on reporters after they repeatedly asked him about his most recent political statement, which he posted on Facebook about the Catholic church. 

"From now on, first question I get on it every day, I'm done interviewing for that day," Thomas said.

When a reporter followed with another question about the post, Thomas reportedly said, "I'm out. Peace," and walked away.

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02/09/2012 - 4:40pm
Brandon Jacobs apologizes to Gisele

Appearing on The Doug Gottlieb Show, Giants running back Brandon Jacobs apologized for a remark he made regarding Tom Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, following his team' Super Bowl XLVI win over the Patriots.

Jacobs had told reporters Tuesday that Bundchen should "stay cute and shut up," referring to the model's comments caught on video immediately after the Super Bowl in which she said, "My husband cannot [expletive] throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can't believe they dropped the ball so many times."

Wednesday night, Jacobs backtracked.

"Given the fact that it's a colleague of mine's wife, I do apologize for saying that, because I shouldn't have said that," he said. "It's his wife and I should respect that just as much as anyone else."

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02/09/2012 - 2:19pm
Pagliuca: Celtics can still draw top players

Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca, in an appearance on the Mut & Merloni show, suggested that the Celtics remain an attractive destination for marquee players despite the fact that David West chose to sign with the Pacers over the Celtics and Magic star Dwight Howard has suggested that the Celtics are not on his desired list of teams to join.

"We just have to make our club attractive for players to come to. It’s been attractive. We attracted Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. We think we’ll attract players in the future," said Pagliuca. "We still think it’s an attractive place. We have a great coach in Doc Rivers. We have Rajon Rondo, who’s a fantastic point guard who people want to play with. You see the young guys playing really well right now. We have two first-round draft picks in the next draft. It’s going to be an attractive place to play. When players come in and see those banners up there, they...

02/09/2012 - 8:54am
Mashup: Oil Can admits drug use with Sox

Red Sox legend Oil Can Boyd admitted Wednesday that he frequently used cocaine during his major league career, often before he pitched.

"Oh, yeah, at every ballpark," Boyd told WBZ NewsRadio's Jonny Miller. "There wasn't one ballpark that I probably didn't stay up all night, until 4 or 5 in the morning, and the same thing is still in your system. It's not like you have time to go do it while in theme, which I had done that.

Boyd went 78-77 with 799 strikeouts in a 10-year career with the Red Sox, Expos and Rangers. He claims he would have won twice as many games had he slept instead of staying up doing drugs. Boyd, whose autobiography is due out in June, said he never had a drug test during his playing days, and his teammates were aware of his problem, although not all of them supported him.

“All of them didn’t rally around me,” he said. “All of them knew and the ones that cared came to me. The Dwight...

02/09/2012 - 7:28am
Report: Brady injury by Tuck not 'major'

According to the Boston Herald, the sack of Tom Brady by Justin Tuck in the third quarter of the Super Bowl aggravated a pre-existing left shoulder sprain. However, the Herald reports that the injury was not considered major.

From the report:

Brady landed hard on his left shoulder, aggravating the sprain from earlier in the season. The key word is “sprain.” This is the same injury that forced him to miss a practice during the AFC Championship week, an ailment he needed to manage. The aggravation didn’t lead to major injury, though, and Brady did not need to come out of the game for treatment. It also is not believed to be the kind of injury that will need to be dealt with much in the offseason.

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