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01/26/2010 - 9:09pm
BC hangs on to beat Clemson

Boston College held on for a 73-69 win over Clemson Tuesday night at Conte Forum, giving the Eagles their second win in their last six games. The win avenges a 72-56 loss BC suffered at the hands of the Tigers (15-6, 3-4 ACC) on Jan. 9 in South Carolina. BC stormed out to a 42-25 halftime lead before the visitors closed the gap to four with under a minute to play. Leading the way for the Eagles was Reggie Jackson, who finished with 18 points, while Biko Paris pitched in with 15. Projected NBA first-round pick Trevor Booker led Clemson with 19 points. Boston College improves to 12-9, 3-4 in the ACC. For more, see The BC Blog.


01/26/2010 - 7:42pm
Davis: 'Huge' week coming up

WALTHAM  --  The Celtics leave Wednesday morning to begin one of their toughest four-day stretches of the season. On Thursday, they play in Orlando, followed by a road game in Atlanta the next night. They return home on Sunday to host Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. All three teams have a combined 91 wins entering Tuesday's play. “Huge," Glen Davis said of the week. "These are big, big, big games. If you’re not a competitor, you don’t need to play in these games. This is a great opportunity for us to keep our win streak alive and also get better with playoff-contending teams. We’re looking forward to the challenge. Every game is big but these games are bigger.” For more, visit the Green Street blog. 


01/26/2010 - 5:00pm
Sox agree to terms with Hermida

The Red Sox agreed to terms with new outfielder Jeremy Hermida on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for the 2010 season, avoiding salary arbitration. According to an MLB source, the one-year deal is worth $3.34 million and does not include performance bonuses. Hermida was acquired by the Red Sox from the Florida Marlins on Nov. 5.  Visit the Full Count blog for more.


01/26/2010 - 4:08pm
Scal set to return, Daniels in drills

WALTHAM -- After missing two games with a separated right shoulder, Brian Scalabrine returned to Celtics practice on Tuesday and was cleared to play on the team's upcoming trip to Orlando and Atlanta. "Scal practiced today and showed no sign of injury," coach Doc Rivers announced following practice. "He shot two airballs and I was like, 'Scal's back.' He's good. He'll play." Rivers said that Marquis Daniels participated in passing drills for the first time since surgery on his left thumb. Rivers is hopeful Daniels could rejoin the team the first game back from the All-Star break. For more, including Rivers giving high praise to Rajon Rondo's defensive skills, visit the Green Street blog.


01/26/2010 - 12:53pm
Begin skates at Bruins practice

 Only three members of the Boston Bruins suited up for ice time Tuesday at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. The three were Marc Savard, Byron Bitz and Steve Begin, all coming back from injury and expected to play on Friday and Saturday against Buffalo and Los Angeles. The workout was Begin's first time on the ice injuring his lower body against the Kings on January 16th. The rest of the team participated in off ice activities and conditioning.

 

"I am feeling better, it is better everyday," Begin said. "We will come in tomorrow and see, probably push more, maybe skate with the guys. It is just a lower-body injury. Nothing too big but we but we are coming along and hopefully I will be ready for this weekend."

 

For more on Tuesday's practice and conditioning day, visit the Big Bad Blog.


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