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07/19/2012 - 9:00am
Lucchino: Marlins asked about Crawford

Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino was a guest of the Dennis & Callahan show on Thursday. Lucchino was asked if he believes there is a possibility general manager Ben Cherington could make a bold move before the July 31 trade deadline.

"Yes, I do," Lucchino said. "I think Ben feels empowered to do it, I think he has the capacity to do it, when he took the job and in fact since then we have talked frequently about boldness. You've got to know when to be bold and when to be somewhat conservative and methodical. This is a club has been built on bold moves over the years, going back to the Nomar Garciaparra trade as one example. There should be no doubt in anyone's mind that Ben Cherington and the entire baseball operations are all pointed to working hard to July 31."

There were reports Wednesday that the Marlins had spoken to the Red Sox about a possible trade for Carl Crawford. Cherington told FoxSports.com that "...

07/19/2012 - 8:49am
Report: Celtics express interest in Delfino

In search of depth at the shooting guard position after Ray Allen's departure to the Heat, the Celtics have shown interest in Bucks swingman Carlos Delfino and remain in the hunt for Mickael Pietrus, according to a Comcast report.

Following surgeries on both shoulders, Avery Bradley is doubtful to be ready for the start of the season, leaving newly signed free agent Jason Terry and second-year summer league star E'Twaun Moore, whose contract remains non-guaranteed pending a decision by the C's this week, as the only two-guard options on the roster.

The 29-year-old Delfino averaged 9.0 points (40.2 FG%, 36.0 3P%, 79.2 FT%), 3.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals in Milwaukee. In seven NBA seasons, including stops in Detroit and Toronto, he has averaged 7.7 points (40.0 FG%, 36.2 3P%, 74.9 FT%), 3.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.9 steals. Delfino required sports hernia surgery in early May but reportedly plans to play for his native Argentina in the...

07/19/2012 - 7:01am
Mashup: Jets' Holmes wants media support

Jets receiver Santonio Holmes, who was widely criticized for his selfishness and lack of production during the team's late-season collapse in 2011, wants to focus on the positive this year -- and he wants the media to do the same.

"If you guys want to be, and this is for the New York media, if you guys want to be a part of our team and want to feel so important, be there to support us, not to try to break us down," Holmes said on an NFL.com podcast (as reported by the New York Daily News). "Because [there’s] not one day that we all step in that locker room and we try to break each other down, that we talk bad about the way that person played because it affects the team the way one person plays if they don’t play to perfection.”

Holmes, who caught 51 passes for 654 yards last season, was referred to by one teammate as a "cancer" in the locker room and was benched in the season-ending loss to the Dolphins...

07/18/2012 - 9:14pm
Co-deep: Ross mashes pair of 3-run HRs

Cody Ross belted a pair of three-run homers, had three hits and drove in six runs while Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in four as the Red Sox routed the White Sox, 10-1, Wednesday night at Fenway Park. For Gonzalez, it was his fourth straight multi-hit game, raising his average to .296 while Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-4 and scored three times, as the Red Sox provided more than enough support for Felix Doubront. 

For the 10th straight game at Fenway Park, the visitors scored first as Paul Konerko singled home Alejandro De Aza with two outs to put the White Sox on the board, 1-0. The key for Doubront (10-4) in minimizing damage in the opening inning was a double play ball off the bat of Adam Dunn after opening singles by De Aza and Kevin Youkilis. Doubront allowed four hits and just the one run over six innings to earn his fourth win in his last five decisions.

But as has been the case often, the Red Sox responded immediately as Ellsbury...

07/18/2012 - 6:57pm
Report: Pats to work out TE Shiancoe Wed.

The Patriots will kick the tires on another veteran tight end this week, as they will reportedly work out Visanthe Shiancoe on Wednesday in Foxboro, according to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network. The 32-year-old Shiancoe has been in the league for nine seasons, including the last five with the Vikings. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Shiancoe has 243 catches for 2,677 receiving yards and 27 touchdowns in the NFL career, including 56 catches for 566 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2009, his best year as a pro. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


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