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11/16/2009 - 3:44pm
Bailey, Coghlan win MLB ROY honors

Oakland closer Andrew Bailey claimed the American League Rookie of the Year award, beating out Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus and Detroit starter Rick Porcello. Bailey finished with 26 saves in 30 opportunities. Florida outfielder Chris Coghlan claimed the National League ROY honor, edging out Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ. No Red Sox player received a vote for AL Rookie of the Year.


11/16/2009 - 3:24pm
Rivers: I shouldn't have played Pierce

Paul Pierce sat out Monday's practice in Waltham with a bruised left knee and he will also probably sit out Tuesday's session as well. Coach Doc Rivers said after practice Monday that he shouldn't have played Pierce against Indiana on Saturday, but that the captain talked him into it. "I told him, I shouldn’t have played him," Rivers said. "He talked me into it. That’s number one. Number two, he’s not going to practice today or tomorrow. I told him that after the game. He tried to get on the floor at the beginning [of practice], I told him no. He doesn’t miss practices. The only way you can get him to miss is to force him."
 
 


11/16/2009 - 2:51pm
Belichick on the Big Show, 5 p.m.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick will be joining The Big Show for his weekly appearance, at 5 p.m. Monday. For a transcript of what Belichick said during his midday press conference at Gillette Stadium see the Is What It Is Blog.


11/16/2009 - 2:34pm
Meriweather on D&H: 'I was ecstatic'

Patriots defensive back Brandon Meriweather visited with the Dale & Holley show and addressed the controversial fourth-down call in last night's loss to the Colts. He said he had no problem upon seeing his coach's decision.

 

"I was excited. I was ecstatic," Meriweather said. "To trust the defense so much to give Peyton Manning the ball on the 20-yard line, or better yet, go for it to win the game right there, you've got to be excited. You've got to be behind him 100 [percent]. Whenever Bill makes a decision like that, we're always behind him, That's the Bill Belichick everybody knows."

 

Meriweather said he did not take the decision as Belichick questioning the defense.

 

"No, not at all. Peyton Manning did have two late, great drives, but that's Peyton Manning. We're a bend-but-don't-break defense. I'm sure Bill thought that if he goes ahead and wins the game, then we don't...

11/16/2009 - 1:26pm
Belichick: 'Got to do a better job'

FOXBORO -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick made a noontime appearance before the assembled media at Gillette Stadium to talk about Sunday night's devastating loss to the Colts. Belichick stood firm in his decision to go for it on fourth-and-2 from the New Engand 28 with 2:08 remaining.

 

"I thought it was our best chance to win," he said. "I thought we needed to make that one play, then we could basically run out the clock. We weren't able to make it."

 

Belichick said the team was forced to burn its third and final timeout because there was confusion between the punt team coming on the field and the offensive unit already on the field for fourth down. Belichick, who said the coaching staff "made that decision on third down" that the Patriots would go for it on fourth, was asked if he would make the same call again. "You only get one chance," he replied.

 

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