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12/08/2011 - 10:18am
Report: Celtics close to deal with Daniels

According to a report in the Boston Globe, the Celtics are close to a deal that would bring free-agent Marquis Daniels back to Boston.

Daniels bruised his spinal cord following a collision with Orlando's Gilbert Arenas on February 6 and missed the rest of the season. The Celtics dealt Daniels to the Kings on February 24 for a 2017 second-round pick and cash considerations.

The 30-year-old Daniels played just 51 games for the Celtics in 2009-10 (thumb injury) and 49 last season. 

For more Celtics news visit weei.com/celtics.


12/08/2011 - 9:55am
Report: Celtics 'relentlessly' pursuing Paul

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the New Orleans Hornets are looking at Rajon Rondo as the "possible centerpiece" of a deal for Chris Paul.

The Celtics, according to the Wojnarowski report, have presented the Hornets with eight different trade scenarios that would land New Orleans with some combination of Rondo, Jeff Green, two first-round picks and players from a third team.

The Hornets were first interested in deals with the Clippers and Warriors, but neither team was willing to part with the players New Orleans wanted in return for Paul. 

Sources told Wojnarowski that the Celtics had discussions with the Indiana Pacers about a trade that would send Paul to the Celtics, Rondo to Indiana and Darren Collison, Tyler Hansbrough...

12/08/2011 - 8:55am
Mashup: Ovechkin skates free after spear

Senators forward Chris Neil had a rough night Wednesday. During his team's 5-3 loss to the Capitals, Neil delivered a hard check to Caps star Alex Ovechkin. As the pair skated up ice, Ovechkin appeared to spear Neil in the midsection, sending Neil to the ice in pain. Even worse, Neil was assessed a two-minute penalty for diving because no on-ice official saw the well-hidden jab.

After the game, Ovechkin insisted he didn't try to spear Neil, saying, "I'm not that kind of player."

Neil wasn't buying it. "It's frustrating, but we make mistakes out there, too. So do the refs," Neil said. "Hopefully the league will review it and make the right call."

Read more about that story (and watch the video), plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Thursday's Morning Mashup...

12/08/2011 - 7:39am
BC's Kuechly wins Lombardi Award

Boston College junior linebacker Luke Kuechly on Wednesday was named winner of the Lombardi Award, given to the top lineman in the nation. He beat out Alabama linebackers Courtney Upshaw and Dont'a Hightower and Stanford offensive tackle Jonathan Martin.

Kuechly, who on Sunday won the Butkus Award as the country's top linebacker, leads the nation with an ACC single-season record 191 tackles. He has a school-record 532 tackles in his three-year career.

For more Boston College news, visit The BC Blog.


12/08/2011 - 12:36am
Boras: Market for closer Madson remains

DALLAS -- Agent Scott Boras said that client Ryan Madson, the top remaining free agent closer on the market, will decline the Phillies' offer of salary arbitration and pursue the free agent market. Though several teams that were already in the closer market have already moved to acquire players to fill that need, Boras insisted that Madson -- a 31-year-old who had a 2.37 ERA and 32 saves for the Phillies last year, his first season as a closer -- still has a market.

"I think a lot of teams have made movements in a direction to get a back-end guy, but I don’t think there’s many closers available like Ryan Madson at his age and such," said Boras. "There’s still, I think, a grand need for that type of player, particularly if you intend to be a postseason club."

Asked if he felt that the number of options was dwindling, Boras quipped, "I’m kind of in the musical chairs game. I kind of find that I only...

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