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04/06/2009 - 12:45pm
Wideman, Ference and Axelsson are out for Tuesday night vs. Senators

Dennis Wideman, P.J. Axelsson and Andrew Ference will all stay behind in Boston due to injuries and not play in Tuesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators at ScotiaBank Place. Ference was injured during the second period of Saturday's game against the New York Rangers, and is still being evaluated by doctors today. His "undisclosed  injury" appears to be the most serious of the three, and B's coach Claude Julien said he couldn't guarantee or rule out that Ference will be ready to go for the playoffs come April 16.
Phil Kessel and Shawn Thornton -- both out of action with injuries last week -- are expected suit up for the B's on Tuesday. "Right now Phil is much better and we'll make a final decision on him tomorrow morning," said Julien. "Probably the worst of the bunch will be Andrew Ference. He's getting evaluated further today, so we can know the severity of the injury. A lot of the guys that aren't playing...

04/06/2009 - 12:37pm
Penny's start moved to April 11

With today's Opening Day rainout, Red Sox starter Brad Penny's first start of the year has been moved up by a day, from April 12 to April 11. As a result, he will throw a couple of simulated innings in the Fenway Park bullpen on Tuesday, rather than flying to Fort Myers to pitch in a minor-league camp game. For more, visit the Full Count blog.


04/06/2009 - 11:25am
Jordan, Robinson, Stockton, Sloan elected to Hall of Fame

DETROIT (AP) -- It was only a matter of time, and now Michael Jordan is in the Hall of Fame. Jordan, David Robinson, John Stockton and two coaches have been elected to the basketball hall. Also among the class of 2009 are Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and Rutgers women's coach C. Vivian Stringer. Click here for more information from NBA.com.


04/06/2009 - 10:57am
Listen to Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino discuss postponement with D&C

Larry Lucchino broke the Opening Day postponement news on the Dennis & Callahan Show. CLICK HERE to listen to the complete interview. The game is rescheduled for Tuesday, April 7, at 4:05 p.m. to better accommodate fans who must reschedule.  Opening Day festivities now will take place on Tuesday.  Gates will open at 2:05 p.m. Tune into the WEEI Sports Radio Network for the game broadcast starting at 3:25PM with the pre-game show.


04/06/2009 - 10:09am
Opening Day postponed

Today’s Red Sox 2009 Opening Day game at Fenway Park has been postponed due to the forecast of heavy rain throughout the afternoon and evening.  The game is rescheduled for Tuesday, April 7, at 4:05 p.m. to better accommodate fans who must reschedule.  Opening Day festivities now will take place on Tuesday.  Gates will open at 2:05 p.m.
 
The forecast provided by the Red Sox weather service, Meteorlogix, indicates heavy rain, strong winds and possible thunderstorms will begin during the early afternoon hours and continue throughout the evening. 
 
“After consulting with our weather service and other professional meteorologists, it became apparent it would be extremely unlikely, if not impossible, that we could get a complete game in today so the decision was made to postpone until Tuesday,” said Larry Lucchino, President/CEO.  “Our fans look forward to this unofficial Red Sox...

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