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05/25/2010 - 4:29pm
Super Bowl XLVIII will be played in N.J.

In an unprecedented move, NFL owners voted Tuesday afternoon to award Super Bowl XLVIII to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The game, which will be the first Super Bowl played in an open-air stadium in the Northeast, will take place in February 2014 at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. New York secured the win on the fourth ballot, beating out Tampa and South Florida for the right to host the game. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
 


05/25/2010 - 4:20pm
Match-up for Planet Mikey-oke finals is set

Mikey Adams and Tom E. Curran have advanced to the finals of Planet Mikey-oke and will compete for the title live on Wednesday at Showcase Live at Patriot Place in Foxboro. All are welcome to attend the event, which is free. Doors open at 7 p.m. Everyone in attendance at the third annual Planet Mikey-oke event will be entered to win a weekend at Fenway Park, including tickets to Red Sox games against the Blue Jays on Aug. 20, 21 and 22. So, head to Showcase Live on Wednesday night for your chance to win a weekend full of games at Fenway Park. Click here for more details and to listen to the WEEI celebrity performances in the Planet Mikey-oke bracket.


05/25/2010 - 3:22pm
Pats officially announce Price signing

The Patriots officially announced the signing of third-round pick Taylor Price Tuesday afternoon. According to a league source, Price signed a four-year deal worth $3.35 million. A wide receiver out of Ohio who was taken with the 90th overall pick, he is the first third-round pick to sign a contract and the highest draft selection to sign with his team.

Here is part of the press release from the team on the move:

Price, 6-0, 212 pounds, started 38 of 52 games for Ohio and set a school record with 149 receptions. His 2,019 career receiving yards are the second best total in school history. As a senior in 2009, he caught 56 receptions for 784 yards with five touchdowns.

Price is the second of New England’s 12 2010 draft choices to sign with the team, following the signing of sixth-round draft choice OL Ted Larsen on May 18.

For more Patriots news, check out our football blog,...

05/25/2010 - 3:14pm
Lineups: Ellsbury out, Cameron in center
By: DJ Bean

Jacoby Ellsbury is out of the lineup as the Red Sox prepare to take on James Shields and the Rays on Tuesday night. Mike Cameron, returning from an abdominal tear, will man center field in his absence.
 

RED SOX

1. Marco Scutaro, SS

 

2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

 

3. J.D. Drew, RF

 

4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B

 

5. David Ortiz, DH

 

6. Adrian Beltre, 3B

 

7. Jeremy Hermida, LF

 

8. Jason Varitek, C

 

9. Mike Cameron, CF

 

SP. Jon Lester 
 

 

 

For the batter/pitcher matchups of tonight's game, check the Full Count Blog

 


05/25/2010 - 9:39am
Ellsbury headed back to center

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Following the Red Sox' 6-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, Jacoby Ellsbury confirmed what was learned by WEEI.com earlier Monday night -- that he is slated to be manning center field on a regular basis for the Sox, even with the return of Mike Cameron from the 15-day disabled list.

 

Cameron, who will be activated from the DL Tuesday, had been identified as the Red Sox' starting center fielder prior to the season but was sidelined with a...

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