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04/12/2010 - 7:31am
Faxon on D&C: Phil as popular as Tiger

Brad Faxon, PGA golfer and NBC golf analyst, checked in with the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to talk about Phil Mickelson's victory at the Masters. Faxon said Mickelson has struggled to find time to concentrate on golf while his wife has been battling cancer, but this weekend he was able to focus on the tournament. "I think this was his first real chance to just play golf," Faxon said.

 

Asked whether Mickelson's image as a fan-friendly, family guy is at all phony, Faxon said that Mickelson's popularity is sometimes underestimated, and there is no chance of any Tiger Woods-like revelations. "No way. No way," Faxon said. "I really like this guy. He's as popular on the golf course as Tiger is. There's as many people following Phil as Tiger, and it's been that way for a long time."

 

As for Woods' "new" less-angry personality, Faxon said it's unreasonable to expect Woods...

04/12/2010 - 6:12am
Mashup: Bonds 'proud' of McGwire

Disgraced home run king Barry Bonds made an appearance at the park in San Francisco for a Giants reunion and met briefly with the media. Highlights include Bonds intimating he wants to get into coaching, not ruling out a comeback at the age of 45, and saying of Mark McGwire, "I'm proud of him." For more on that, plus links to other interesting stories — including a Los Angeles-area writer blasting the Lakers for their arrogance — plus videos — including Bruins enemy Matt Cooke getting knocked out — check out Monday's Morning Mashup.


04/12/2010 - 5:49am
MLB Power Rankings: AL East dominates

The Red Sox hold the third spot in Rob Bradford's latest weekly Major League Baseball Power Rankings. The American League East holds three of the top four spots, with the Yankees in first place (ahead of the Phillies) and the Rays in fourth. The Blue Jays, despite leading this dominating division, are 19th. Find out why by reading the complete rankings here.


04/11/2010 - 10:54pm
Jets acquire Holmes from Steelers

Multiple outlets are reporting that the New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Santonio Holmes from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Holmes, the Super Bowl XLIII MVP, caught 79 passes for 1,248 yards and five TDs for the Steelers in 2009. For an analysis of what the trade means for the Patriots, check out the It Is What It Is blog.

 

 


04/11/2010 - 9:39pm
Bruins start playoffs Thursday in Buffalo

The schedule for the first round of the NHL playoffs has been released and the Bruins will be playing their first game of the postseason Thursday in Buffalo against the Sabres starting at 7 p.m. Game 2 will also be held at HSBC Arena, starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Bruins will then host Buffalo for Game 3 and 4, Monday and Wednesday, respectively, with both starting at 7 p.m. If necessary, Game 5 is set for Friday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in Buffalo, with Game 6 slated to be held in Boston Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. If there is a Game 7 it will be back in Buffalo, Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

 

For a look at how the Bruins matchup with the Sabres see the Big Bad Blog by clicking here.


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