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01/06/2010 - 8:07pm
Terry Glenn arrested for auto theft

Former Patriots receiver Terry Glenn was arrested in the Dallas area on a charge of auto theft, according to court records obtained by the Dallas Morning News. The paper reported Wednesday that initial details were sketchy. The 35-year-old former star receiver, drafted in the first round (7th overall) by the Patriots in 1996, was was booked into jail in Irving, Texas, around 7 p.m. Tuesday and released about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. Glenn could not be reached immediately for comment, and his attorney did not return a telephone call seeking comment. A Black Chevrolet Suburban, a rental car, was reported stolen out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, according to Irving police. Glenn played one season in Green Bay in 2002 before finishing his career in 2007 with Dallas.

 


01/06/2010 - 7:22pm
Celtics waive rookie Hudson

The Celtics waived rookie point guard Lester Hudson Wednesday. Hudson's contract would have been guaranteed if he remained on the Celtics roster at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. There is a chance that the C's bring him back assuming he clears waivers on Friday. The Celtics now have 14 players with guaranteed contracts. Visit the Green Street blog for more.


01/06/2010 - 6:12pm
Sox name new scouting director

The Red Sox will name Amiel Sawdaye the new director of amateur scouting later today, promoting him from the position of assistant director of amateur scouting, a capacity in which he served next to former director of amateur scouting Jason McLeod for the past five seasons.

 

When McLeod left Boston to become Assistant GM of the Padres last month, the Sox made clear that they wanted to find an internal replacement. Sawdaye, who helped McLeod to administer the draft during a period of tremendous success, was a natural candidate. National cross-checker David Finley was also considered for the position.

 

For more on his hiring, visit the Full Count blog.


01/06/2010 - 5:41pm
Bruins' Ference out six weeks

Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference will be out six weeks with a groin injury. Ference suffered the injury in the second period of Boston's 4-1 win on Tuesday in Ottawa. The team is already playing without defenseman Mark Stuart, who will be out at least another week with a sternum injury. For more, check back at the Big Bad Blog.


01/06/2010 - 4:01pm
Arenas suspended indefinitely
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The NBA announced that Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas would be suspended indefinitely without pay for the incident in which he pulled a gun -- by his own account, as part of a prank -- on teammate Javaris Crittendon in the Washington locker room. NBA Commissioner David Stern issued the following statement in explaining the penalty against Arenas:

 

“The possession of firearms by an NBA player in an NBA arena is a matter of the utmost concern to us. I initially thought it prudent to refrain from taking immediate action because of the pendency of a criminal investigation involving the office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and the Metropolitan Police Department, and the consideration of this matter by a grand jury sitting in the District of Columbia. For the same reason, I directed the Wizards to refrain from taking any action. Wizards personnel continue to be interviewed by law enforcement authorities, some are...

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