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12/08/2010 - 7:32pm
Shaq, Davis, Rondo all will play for C's

The Celtics got some good news from their walking wounded as Rajon Rondo (hamstring), Shaquille O'Neal (shin) and Glen Davis (fever) will all play tonight against the Nuggets. Doc Rivers kept Davis at home the last few days rather than be around the team after he ran a fever that went into the triple digits. "I don't know how many minutes he can play," Rivers said. "He hasn't done anything since the game on Sunday." 

 

As for Shaq, Rivers said he was pleasantly surprised that he was going to be able to play. "Shaq's been great, but 38 and he's going to have injuries," Rivers said. "There are games he's going to be great, there are going to be games when he's 38 and there's going to be days when he's 38 and you just can't practice him. We're good with that."

 

For more Celtics news, visit the team paget at weei.com/celtics...

12/08/2010 - 7:06pm
Mark Stuart (hand) out 4-6 weeks
By: DJ Bean

Bruins defenseman Mark Stuart will miss 4-6 weeks with a fracture in his right hand, general manager Peter Chiarelli said Wednesday. Stuart suffered the injury in the first period of the team's 3-2 overtime win over the Sabres on Tuesday night. Chiarelli released the following statement:

 

"Mark sustained a fracture to the 4th metacarpal of his right hand (ring finger) and dislocated his 4th metacarpal phlangeal joint. He was evaluated by Dr. Matt Leibman at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and is expected to miss approximately 4-6 weeks."

 

With Stuart out, the team recalled 22-year-old defenseman Steve Kampfer from Providence. Kampfer led all Providence defensemen and was second on the team with 16 points (3-13).

 

For more on the Bruins, visit their team page at weei.com/bruins.


12/08/2010 - 6:40pm
Damon: 'I'd love to return to Boston'

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Johnny Damon told Lou Merloni of WEEI.com that he would love to return to Boston to play for the Red Sox, explaining that this past summer's decision to refuse the Sox' waiver claim had nothing to do with his feelings about the Sox or New England. Instead, he said that his decision was made entirely out of loyalty to his Tigers teammates and his hopes of returning to Detroit for another year. With the Tigers have gone in another direction, Damon said that he would love to chase another championship with the Red Sox.

 

“Obviously, I’d love to return to Boston,” he said. “I loved playing there, and I think it would be a perfect fit, with the chance to win again. I know I could do that in Boston.”

 

Damon hit .271/.355/.401/.756 with the Tigers last year, serving primarily as Detroit's DH. The Sox are in the market for an outfielder, but they have said that they would...

12/08/2010 - 6:22pm
Braylon Edwards: Pats ran up score

New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards told the New York Daily News that he believed that the Patriots ran up the score during Monday night's 45-3 New England victory.

 

"They embarrassed us on purpose," Edwards said. "We can’t let that happen again. I don’t want to say that they ran it up, but at the end of the day, they ran it up. If you look at what happened, yeah, they ran it up. But that’s football. It’s rivalry. It’s two guys (Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick) that probably don’t like each other through the rivalry. We probably would have done the same thing."

 

For more Patriots news visit the team page at weei.com/patriots.


12/08/2010 - 5:57pm
Sources: Red Sox not at Ordonez workout

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- According to multiple sources familiar with the situation, the Red Sox did not have a representative at the workout Magglio Ordonez participated in Wednesday in Florida. While Ordonez' agent Scott Boras said that the goal of the workout -- set up by head of the Boras Corporation's fitness division, Steve Odgers -- was to show that the outfielder was in good health after experiencing an ankle injury in 2010, and that the Tigers were going to be attending the event, the workout wasn't on the Red Sox' radar. It is, however, believed that the Red Sox do have some interest in the 36-year-old Ordonez.

 

"I just got a report that he went through it without any complication and it went great," Boras said while meeting with the media Wednesday.

 

“We had a chance to illustrate where his baseball abilities are at, just to show that he’s 100 percent. Magglio is a guy that has...

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