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11/16/2011 - 11:43am
Carter named AFC Defensive Player of Week

FOXBORO -- Following his franchise-record 4.5 sacks in a 37-16 win over the Jets, Patriots defensive end Andre Carter was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday. 

In August, Carter signed a one-year deal with a base salary of $1.75 million. He also received a $500,000 signing bonus and the chance to earn another $500,000 in incentives, making the contract worth up to $2.75 million.

So far, the deal has been worth it for the Patriots. He leads the team in sacks with nine, tying him for fourth-best in the NFL. Carter has three games this season with at least two sacks. 

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots and the blog It Is What It Is


11/16/2011 - 9:05am
Mashup: Clemens wants prosecutors to pay

Roger Clemens' lawyers submitted a filing Tuesday insisting the court should make the government pay for Clemens' personal legal expenses incurred preparing for what turned out to be a mistrial due to prosecutorial errors in July. Clemens' defense team originally submitted the request in October. After prosecutors responded by citing sovereign immunity, Clemens' team came back Tuesday and insisted the government "is not above the law." Clemens, who made more than $150 million in salary during his 24-year major league career, is scheduled to go on trial again April 17.

Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.


11/16/2011 - 3:04am
Source: Sox make contract offer to Ortiz

MILWAUKEE -- According to a major league source, the Red Sox have extended a contract offer to free agent David Ortiz. The proposal comes just days after Sox general manager Ben Cherington expressed a desire to keep the designated hitter in the organization.

"We have had a lot of dialogue with David and his agents," Cherington said. "Because of what I feel, and I think he feels, is a little bit more of a defined market for that role it's been easier to engage sooner. It's probably less likely to be a situation where he gets into the market and there's something that he's pushed into a corner on. David knows we want him to be here. We want him to be back with the Red Sox. We want him in our lineup. We've had a lot of dialogue to see if there's a way to do that, and I think that will continue."

Ortiz told the Boston Herald while visiting the Animal Rescue League on Tremont Street that he would allow the Red Sox to match any offers...

11/15/2011 - 10:35pm
6-pack: B's extend streak on late goal

Benoit Pouliot collected a rebound off a Joe Corvo shot and put it past Johan Hedberg with 3:01 left in regulation to lift the Bruins to their sixth straight win, 4-3 over the Devils Tuesday night at TD Garden. The Bruins are now 9-7-0 after starting the season with just three wins in their first 10 games. 

Tim Thomas kept the Bruins in the game early as he made several solid saves on quality chances in close. But Thomas couldn't keep the Devils from scoring on a 5-on-3 chance midway through the second when David Clarkson fired a one-timer past the Bruins goalie, making it 1-0. The Bruins had killed off the first three penalties of the night and were in the process of killing off a fourth when Johnny Boychuk was called for delay of game after flipping the puck into the netting above the end boards. 

The first penalty that helped create the 5-on-3 was taken by Brad Marchand, who took an undisciplined roughing penalty by punching Adam...

11/15/2011 - 10:14pm
NBA players file two antitrust lawsuits

As expected, NBA players filed two class-cation antitrust lawsuits against the NBA on Tuesday, one in the Northern District of California and the other in Minnesota. The California suit lists Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups Kevin Durant, ex-Celtic Leon Powe and rookie Kawhi Leonard as plaintiffs against the league, while the Minnesota suit has Caron Butler, Ben Gordon, Anthony Tolliver and rookie Derrick Williams.

"If you're in a poker game, and you run a bluff, and the bluff works, you're a hero. If someone calls your bluff, you lose. I think the owners overplayed their hand," said players attorney David Boies. "They did a terrific job of taking a very hard line and pushing the players to make concession after concession after concession, but greed is not only a terrible thing -- it's a dangerous thing."

The NBA responded in a statement from NBA spokesman Tim Frank: "We haven't seen Mr. Boies' complaint yet, but it's a...

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