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12/09/2009 - 11:23am
Rivers on D&C: Donaghy 'an awful ref'

Celtics coach Doc Rivers appeared on the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning and was asked about his problems with former referee Tim Donaghy. Rivers said he never saw any indication that Donaghy might have intentionally officiated games unfairly to affect the point spreads. "I had no idea," Rivers said. "I just thought he was an awful ref. He was the only official I requested to have a meeting with, because I thought it was personal. And [the NBA] obliged that."

 

Rivers took exception to Donaghy's assertion that the NBA should be viewed more as entertainment. "That really pissed me off when I heard him say that," Rivers said. "I have a torn knee, a torn meniscus, a broken thumb, a broken wrist [from playing]. That, to me, was competition, not entertainment."

 

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12/09/2009 - 10:47am
Report: Brady has baby boy

According to People magazine's website, Tom Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, gave birth to a boy. No more details were immediately available.


12/09/2009 - 9:36am
Morning Mashup: Ref questioned

Someone did some research that indicates Tim Donaghy's accusations about tainted NBA referees do not have statistical backing. We delve into the former official's comments on Dennis & Callahan yesterday. That, plus videos, trivia and more at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.


12/09/2009 - 2:24am
Tigers wanted Ellsbury or Buchholz

According to a source familiar with the situation, when talking to the Red Sox about a possible deal for outfielder Curtis Granderson the Tigers asked for either Clay Buchholz or Jacoby Ellsbury in return. Detroit had agreed upon a deal Tuesday that would send Granderson to the Yankees, with Max Scherzer, Daniel Schlereth, Austin Jackson, and Phil Coke going to the Tigers, with the Diamondbacks receiving Edwin Jackson and Ian Kennedy.


12/08/2009 - 10:59pm
No bucking a trend: C's win again

Kevin Garnett scored a team-high 25 points and became the NBA's 25th all-time leading scorer while Rajon Rondo fell just a rebound shy of a triple-double as the Celtics captured their eighth straight win with a 98-89 decision over the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at TD Garden. The young Bucks tied the game, 86-86, before the Celtics went on a 7-0 run to pull away for the win. Rondo scored all 11 of his points in the final quarter, while chipping in with 13 assists and nine rebounds. The Celtics also had 17 steals on the night, to only four for the Bucks. The Celtics leave tomorrow for a three-game road trip that begins on Thursday in Washington, D.C. For complete coverage, visit the Green Street blog. 


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