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04/01/2009 - 4:47pm
Celtics playoff tix on sale Friday

The Celtics announced today that a limited amount of playoff tickets for Round 1, home games 1 and 2 at the TD Banknorth Garden will go on sale Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m.  There is a four (4) ticket limit per customer and seats start at just $12 in the Rite Aid Family Section. Dates and times of home playoff games will be announced following the conclusion of the 2008-09 NBA regular season, and will be posted on www.celtics.com. For more, including the team's release, visit the Green Street blog.
 


04/01/2009 - 4:46pm
Former Pats WR Donte Stallworth charged with DUI manslaughter

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was charged Wednesday with killing a pedestrian last month while driving drunk in Miami. An arrest warrant charging Stallworth, 28, with DUI manslaughter was filed in the March 14 accident that killed 59-year-old Mario Reyes. If convicted, Stallworth would face a maximum 15-year prison sentence. CLICK HERE for more.


04/01/2009 - 3:20pm
BC's Rice to play at the Final Four

Boston College senior Tyrese Rice has been selected to play in the 2009 Hershey’s College All-Star Game as part of Final Four Friday at Ford Field in Detroit in an announcement made by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. All players in the game are seniors.
Rice will play for the Reese’s All-Stars.  The team will be coached by Illinois’ Bruce Weber and Purdue’s Matt Painter.  Among Rice’s teammates are West Virginia’s Alex Ruoff, Xavier’s B.J. Raymond, UCLA’s Alfred Aboya, Wisconsin’s John Bryant and Gongaza’s Josh Heytvelt. Rice’s team will play the Hershey’s All-Stars, which will be led by former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson.


04/01/2009 - 3:14pm
Report: UConn men net $6 million in 2008

A Connecticut legislative report shows the UConn men's basketball program had a profit of just over $6 million in the 2008 fiscal year, according to a report by the Associated Press. According to the Office of Legislative Research, the program earned $14.07 in revenue during the year and had $7.8 million in expenses. UConn coach Jim Calhoun was asked in February to defend his $1.6 million salary in the current economy and responded by claiming the men's basketball program brought in $12 million for the school. It wasn't clear if he was referring to revenue or profit. Calhoun was traveling with his team Wednesday to Detroit and the Final Four, and could not be reached for comment by the AP. UConn spokesman Mike Enright said the school provided the data for the legislative report.


04/01/2009 - 3:07pm
Report: Tony Allen to return tonight

 
After missing the last 22 games with a sprained left thumb, Tony Allen said after practice that he is looking forward to returning tonight against the Charlotte Bobcats, the Boston Globe reports. Allen has missed a total of 35 games this season. He figures to give the Celtics some much-needed depth off the bench as a defensive stopper. How much he plays is not certain and will likely be determined by his stamina and the game situation. For more, visit the Green Street blog.
 


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