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11/09/2010 - 4:36pm
Source: Sox show interest in Duchscherer

According to a baseball source, the Red Sox contact Justin Duchscherer to express interest in the 32-year-old right-hander. The one-time Sox minor leaguer (he was dealt to the Rangers in 2001 in exchange for Doug Mirabelli), Duchscherer was 2-1 with a 2.89 ERA in five starts last year before undergoing season-ending hip surgery. He had missed all of the 2009 season while recovering from elbow surgery and being treated for depression.

 

But Duchscherer, a two-time All-Star, has been effective when healthy, and he has worked with new Sox pitching coach Curt Young for the last eight seasons, first in Triple-A Sacramento, and then after Young became the A's pitching coach.

 

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11/09/2010 - 3:16pm
Keyshawn on D&H: Same Pats, different 'D'

ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson joined Dale & Holley to give his take on the AFC and his thoughts on Randy Moss. Johnson believes that the positives far outweigh the negatives with Moss, as long as a team is prepared to live with what he can do and what he won't do.

 

"If you know what you're getting with Randy Moss, you're happy, you're OK," Johnson said. "Here's a guy that's not going to block, he's not going to run crisp routes, he's not going to do certain things. He's going to say what's on his mind and if you're OK with that, you can win with that. If you know how to coach that. If you don't know how to coach that like Brad Childress in Minnesota, you can't win with it." 

 

Johnson feels that Moss recognized right away that he would have a problem with Childress. "You just left the greatest coach in the modern era to something different," Johnson said. "He recognized that. Moss...

11/09/2010 - 1:52pm
Reports: Patriots to sign Graham

The Patriots are set to sign kicker Shayne Graham, according to multiple media reports. Graham is a 32-year-old who has kicked for Buffalo, Carolina, Cincinnati, Baltimore and the New York Giants. He was 23-for-28 with the Bengals in 2009, and was most recently in New York, spending two days with the Giants when kicker Lawrence Tynes had an ankle injury. New England kicker Stephen Gostkowski was injured last Sunday against the Browns. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


11/09/2010 - 1:51pm
Brown on D&H: 'Big test for young team'

Former Patriots receiver Troy Brown joined Dale & Holley to talk about Tom Brady's trust issues with his young receivers and why this week will be a big test for the Pats to recover from their loss against the Browns. Brady has appeared to be more vocal with his receivers than he has in the past and Brown said that Brady, "wasn't that verbal with the guys back in the day."

 

"Now you see a situation where he has to be that way, especially with so many young guys," Brown said. "He's got good talent on this football teams but a lot of these guys won't always make the best decisions to get open. He really wasn't that verbal with the guys back in the day because he had a whole slew of guys he could trust. I'm not saying the guys he has now can't play, it's just he hasn't developed that trust with these guys where he can trust them to do the right thing when he's back there playing quarterback." 

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11/09/2010 - 9:13am
BC's Kuechly semifinalist for Bednarik Award

Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly has been named a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award, given to the nation's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year. The sophomore is currently the nation's leading tackler with 125 stops through the first nine games. He is also second in solo tackles with 78. He has recorded 18 straight games with 10 or more tackles and racked up a career high 20 against NC State. That is the third-best performance in the country this season.

 

Kuechly is the active NCAA leader in total (12.9) and solo tackles (7.3). He has accumulated 283 tackles in 22 games in his career. He also leads the Eagles this season with nine tackles for a loss while picking off two passes and recovering a pair of fumbles. Kuechly is one of two semifinalists in their sophomore year of eligibility.

 

Voting for Chuck Bednarik Award begins Nov.9. Eligible voters include Maxwell Football Club members, NCAA head...

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