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02/17/2010 - 4:26pm
Sox unlikely to get Branyan

Though FoxSports.com had reported on Monday that the Red Sox were in the mix for first baseman Russell Branyan, who swatted 31 homers for the Mariners last year, it appears that the team is unlikely to sign the 34-year-old (or any other left-handed corner infielder) to serve as a complement to Kevin Youkilis and Adrian Beltre.

 

Indeed, Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reported (via Twitter) an update on Tuesday night that the Sox were out of the mix for Branyan. A baseball source confirmed that the Sox are unlikely to sign a left-handed corner infielder, given that there would not be a significant guarantee of playing time for such a player.

 

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02/17/2010 - 3:53pm
No deal for Robinson yet

The Celtics interest in Nate Robinson is real, according to a source, but a deal is not yet done. Robinson's status as a base year compensation player complicates any potential transaction. Eddie House, for example, would not work in a straight-up deal under salary cap rules. The teams would either need to add players or find a third team to faciliate the deal. Read more on Green St.


02/17/2010 - 3:04pm
Tiger Woods to break silence Friday

Mark Steinberg, Tiger Wood's agent, and his spokesman, Glenn Greenspan, just issued a statement that said "Tiger Woods will be speaking to a small group of friends, colleagues and close associates at 11 a.m. Friday at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Tiger plans to discuss his past and his future and he plans to apologize for his behavior." It is also being reported that Tiger will not take any questions from the media. Click here for more on this developing story.


02/17/2010 - 12:51pm
BC puts 4 on ACC All-Academic

CHESTNUT HILL -- Placekicker Steve Aponavicius, offensive tackle Anthony Castonzo, and offensive guards Nathan Richman and Emmett Cleary were named to the 2009 ACC All-Academic football team, the league announced Wednesday. Aponavicius earned a berth on the team for the fourth year in a row, becoming only the 11th player in ACC history to be selected to the ACC All-Academic Football team four times. For more, visit The BC Blog

 


02/17/2010 - 11:55am
Reports: Ravens sign Stallworth

According to multiple reports, the Ravens have signed wide receiver Donte Stallworth. Stallworth, who spent 2007 with the Patriots before signing a free agent deal with the Browns, was suspended for the 2009 season by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after he pleaded guilty to killing a pedestrian while driving drunk in Florida. He spent 24 days in jail, but was reinstated earlier this month by Goodell. Stallworth played one season for the Browns, catching 17 passes for 170 yards and one touchdown in 2008. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.


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