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12/31/2009 - 12:40am
Lowell undergoes successful surgery

According to a team spokesperson, Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell underwent successful surgery Wednesday on a torn radial collateral ligament in his right thumb in Arizona. Dr. Donald Sheridan, who also performed operations on Sox' infielders Jed Lowrie and Dustin Pedroia, performed the surgery. According to the Boston Globe, it was discovered there was a 95 percent tear in the ligament. Lowell told WEEI.com on Dec. 21 that he is expected to be able to start throwing six weeks from the time of the surgery, which would be Feb. 10, with the clearance for hitting coming two weeks later. 


12/30/2009 - 10:23pm
Classic tuneup: B's thrash Atlanta

Patrice Bergeron celebrated his selection on the Canadian Olympic team with his 11th goal of the season and Tuukka Rask stopped all 18 shots for his second shutout of the season in a 4-0 win over the Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday night at TD Garden. Marc Savard added a pair of assists for the Bruins, who next play the Flyers in the Winter Classic on Friday at Fenway Park. The Bruins scored three times in the opening period for the second straight Wednesday night against Atlanta. The Bruins have won 6-of-7 on home ice. For more, visit the Big Bad Blog


12/30/2009 - 6:29pm
Olympic selection thrills Bergeron

It was not just another day at the rink for Bruins center Patrice Bergeron. The 24-year-old received a message during the team’s morning skate that Kevin Lowe, an official with the Canadian Olympic hockey team, had called. Upon returning the call, Bergeron learned a dream had come true and that he was headed to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. “It was kind of hard to believe today. It was kind of overwhelming a little bit,” said Bergeron. “My family is here for the New Year, so I was real happy to have them here with me. I’m very honored and very happy. It’s a great feeling.”  For more reaction from Bergeron, visit the Big Bad Blog


12/30/2009 - 5:59pm
Texans Wednesday injury report

Texans Injury Report
Did Not Participate

T Duane Brown (knee)
DT Shaun Cody (knee)
LB Brian Cushing (foot/ribs)

Limited Participation
TE Joel Dreesen (shoulder)
WR Jacoby Jones (shoulder)


12/30/2009 - 5:39pm
Pats Wednesday injury report

Patriots Injury Report

Did not Participate
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder/right finger/rib)
WR Randy Moss (not injury related)


Limited Participation
DE Ty Warren (ankle)
DL Vince Wilfork (foot)
WR Wes Welker (not injury related)
DE Jarvis Green (knee)

 

Full Participation
WR Julian Edelman (forearm)
T Nick Kaczur (shoulder)
TE Benjamin Watson (knee)
CB Shawn Springs (knee)

 


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