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02/05/2012 - 1:54pm
Canty predicts Giants win via Twitter

Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty took to Twitter Sunday afternoon to offer a prediction for Super Bowl XLVI, writing that New York would beat the Patriots by 11 points.

The tweet from Canty was in response to the following from @JasonRomano (Jason Romano), who wrote: Send me your Super Bowl predictions that stink -- Closest to the score gets a copy of @ToddGongwer's new book "Lead for God's Sake." That prompted the following from @chriscanty99: Giants 28, New England 17.

Canty already had been responsible for perhaps the week's biggest controversy when he told a New York television station, "Get ready for a great game on Super Bowl Sunday, and get ready for a parade on Tuesday." The defensive lineman later said that he...

02/05/2012 - 12:34pm
Underwood will get full Super Bowl share

While the Patriots' decision to release wide receiver Tiquan Underwood on the eve of the Super Bowl raised eyebrows, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN (via twitter), Underwood will receive a full Super Bowl share.

As Schefter explained: CBA says any player active for 8 games still entitled to full SB share. So Tiquan Underwood will receive his SB money and ring, if Pats win.

A full winner's share is $88,000, while the losing team shares will be $44,000.

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02/05/2012 - 12:16pm
O'Neal to play, Bass out vs. Grizzlies

Doc Rivers said on Sunday that Jermaine O'Neal is expected to play for the Celtics on Sunday afternoon against the Grizzlies after a successful morning workout that was scrutinized by team trainer Ed Lacerte.

O'Neal underwent an MRI on his right knee on Sunday after suffering an injury in Friday's game against the Knicks. The 33-year-old has played 18 games this year, averaging 22 minutes, 5.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.4 blocks a night.

However, while O'Neal is back, Rivers said that forward Brandon Bass will be out due to swelling in his knee. Bass is averaging 11.8 points and 6.3 rebounds in 29 minutes a night, primarily off the bench.

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02/05/2012 - 11:16am
Source: Sox, Aceves agree to $1.2M deal

According to a baseball source, the Red Sox agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed $1.2 million deal for 2012 with Alfredo Aceves, thereby avoiding salary arbitration with the pitcher. The deal includes up to $100,000 in potential bonuses, either should Aceves end up in the Red Sox rotation (with $25,000 bonuses should he reach five, 10, 15 or 25 starts) or back in the bullpen (with $25,000 bonuses awarded for 55, 60, 65 and 70 appearances), with a maximum of $100,000 in potential bonuses.

Aceves, signed last February for $650,000 after being released by the Yankees following the 2010 season, emerged as an unexpected force for the Red Sox last season. The 29-year-old went 10-2 with a 2.61 ERA, 80 strikeouts and 42 walks in 55 appearances that spanned 114 innings. All but four of his appearances were as a reliever. In his career, Aceves now owns a 24-3 record that gives him the highest winning percentage (.889) of any pitcher with at least 25 decisions in...

02/05/2012 - 12:26am
Rodgers beats Brees for MVP; Brady shut out

In a history-making year for quarterbacks, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named NFL MVP, winning 48 of 50 votes in balloting conducted by The Associated Press. The other two votes went to Saints quarterback Drew Brees, while Patriots QB Tom Brady's own historic season did not garner a single vote.

Rodgers led the Packers to an NFL-best 15-1 regular season record, producing a remarkable 122.5 quarterback rating while throwing 45 touchdowns and six interceptions en route to 4,643 yards passing. The reigning Super Bowl champions, however, fell in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs to the Giants.

Brees, meanwhile, set NFL records by throwing for 5,476 yards (smashing Dan Marino's 27-year-old record), completing 71.6 percent of his passes and 468 total passes. Though he led the Saints to a playoff win against the Falcons in the wild card round, New Orleans fell to the 49ers in the divisional round.

But for Brees, Brady would...

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