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11/10/2009 - 7:51pm
Pats add Williams to practice squad

The Patriots have just announced they have signed linebacker Thomas Williams to the practice squad. Williams, 6-foot-1, 237 pounds, was originally a fifth-round draft pick by Jacksonville out of USC in 2008. He appeared in six games for the Jaguars as a rookie. Williams was waived by Jacksonville prior to the start of the regular season and spent time on the Seattle and Houston practice squads this season. For more Patriots news, check out our blog, It Is What It Is.
 


11/10/2009 - 7:39pm
Thomas in net, Krejci back for B's

Tim Thomas gets the call in net tonight for the Bruins while the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins counter with Marc-Andre Fleury. Center David Krejci is taking part in warmups and is expected to make his return after missing the last two games with the H1N1 virus. For complete coverage throughout, visit the Big Bad Blog and our in-game Twitter console. 


11/10/2009 - 7:34pm
Hoyer to start dialogue with Gonzalez

CHICAGO -- Speaking at Tuesday's media session during the general managers meetings, former Red Sox assistant GM and current Padres GM Jed Hoyer stopped short of talking too much about Adrian Gonzalez' future with the Padres, but he did say that he has spoken to Gonzalez’ agent, John Boggs, as well as Gonzalez.

 

“We’re going to try and start a dialogue soon, obviously once that dialogue starts we’re not going to comment on it, but we are going to start that dialogue,” said Hoyer, who hadn’t met Gonzalez before being introduced at Petco Park just before being introduced as GM.

 

Hoyer also agreed that the exhaustive research the Red Sox did in targeting Gonzalez at last season’s trade deadline helped him get a head start when it came to knowing the ins and outs of the first baseman.

 

“I think so. Certainly, he’s one of those players everybody knows. He...

11/10/2009 - 5:29pm
Six Celtics on All-Star ballot

WALTHAM -- The Celtics are regarded as one of the deepest teams in the NBA. That depth is well-represented on the NBA All-Star ballot that was released on Tuesday by the league. Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo are on the ballot as guards, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are on the ballot as forwards and Kendrick Perkins and Rasheed Wallace are on the Eastern ballot as centers. The Celtics are the only team in the NBA with two centers on the ballot. The 2010 NBA All-Star Game will be played at the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, before an expected crowd of more than 80,000 on Feb. 14. Balloting will continue through Jan. 18. For more, visit the Green Street blog. 


11/10/2009 - 5:11pm
No Gold Gloves for Red Sox

CHICAGO -- No member of the Red Sox came away with an American League Gold Glove this season, marking just the second time in the last five years that the Sox have come up empty in that department. Jason Varitek won one in 2005, Kevin Youkilis in '07 and Dustin Pedroia in '08. Detroit's Placido Polanco prevented Pedroia from winning his second straight Rawlings Gold Glove, claiming the award for the second time in his career. First-time winners included Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones and White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle. Two Yankees claimed Gold Gloves: shortstop Derek Jeter (his fourth) and first baseman Mark Teixeira. Other winners included the Angels' Torii Hunter, Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki, and Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer.


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