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01/27/2010 - 7:53pm
Report: Welker settles on surgery

Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker will have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee and will undergo the operation Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to a Boston.com report. Welker suffered the injury in the regular-season finale against the Texans. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.


01/27/2010 - 6:36pm
Ainge shoots down rumors

Celtics boss Danny Ainge appeared on The Big Show Wednesday afternoon and shot down the rumored Ray Allen for Monta Ellis deal. "There’s one little rumor, that’s made up by the way, that gets reported that actually ends up being a story every day for a couple of weeks," Ainge said. Read the full transcript on the Green Street blog.

 

 


01/27/2010 - 6:10pm
Arenas, Crittenton suspended for year

NBA commissioner David Stern suspended Wizards guards Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton without pay for the remainder of the 2009-10 season, the league announced on Wednesday. According to a statement issued by the NBA:

 

“The NBA has conducted a thorough investigation of events relating to this matter.

 

“It is not disputed that, following an argument on the team’s flight home from a game in Phoenix, both Mr. Arenas and Mr. Crittenton brought guns to the Verizon Center locker room and — with other players and team personnel present or nearby — displayed them to one another in a continuation of their dispute. The players engaged in this conduct despite a specific rule set forth in the collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and the Players Association prohibiting players from possessing a weapon at an NBA facility, and reminders of this prohibition given annually by the NBA to...

01/27/2010 - 5:22pm
B's assign Whitfield to P-Bruins

The Bruins assigned forward Trent Whitfield to Providence Wednesday afternoon. The move likely is a signal that Marc Savard and/or Byron Bitz will be ready to return to the lineup when the B's play at Buffalo Friday. Whitfield has played 14 games for Boston this season. He registered his first point with the team on Jan. 21, assiting on a goal against Columbus. 


01/27/2010 - 4:52pm
Gammons on Bay, Lowell, Ortiz

Hall of Fame writer Peter Gammons of the MLB Network said that the Red Sox reduced their offer to Jason Bay from four years to two years because they "were scared to death of his knees" after a physical revealed the possibility of surgery. Gammons noted that the Mets were the only team that aggressively pursued Bay in a long-term deal, suggesting that such a conservative approach could be attributed to other teams' concerns about the outfielder's health.

 

"The Mets were the only team that were in on Jason," Gammons said. "There were serious physical concerns that were there. [Red Sox team physician] Dr. [Thomas] Gill thought it was a tremendous risk to be giving him a four-year contract."

 

Gammons also touched on several other topics, among them:

 

  • Mike Lowell will "probably not" be with the Sox come Opening Day. That said, even though Gammons...

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