Wednesday, October 28
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Glen Davis is troubling to the Celtics, because in the back of their minds they've probably always worried that Baby would live up to the nickname and get involved in something stupid. Lord knows he's good-natured and fun to have around. But he's also out there, you know? On a 1-to-10 maturity scale, the brass has had him pegged at about a 5. (Boston Globe)Comment
There have been reports emanating out of Spain that the agent of Thierry Henry, the Barcelona and French international star, is talking with the Red Bulls about joining the team next year. Angel certainly wouldn't mind having a running mate of that caliber tormenting MLS defenders. Of course, the former Colombian internationals realizes Henry coming to the Red Bulls is far from reality. But it that didn't stop him from talking about that possibility Tuesday. He is arguably playing for the best team in the world. He's physically fit. He could give us another three, four years, easily," Angel said. "So it is phenomenal that you can attract a player like him. As I said, I don't want to get too excited. But eventually if it happens, I think it will be phenomenal for everyone here." (bigapplesoccer.com)Comment
Never one to sell his own players short, Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh called redshirt freshman Andrew Luck "the best quarterback in the country" Tuesday. "I think Andrew is the best quarterback in the country. I've not seen a better one," Harbaugh said. Asked specifically if he felt Luck was superior to Florida's Tim Tebow, last season's Heisman Trophy winner, or Texas' Colt McCoy, Harbaugh repeated, "I have not seen a better quarterback out there." (San Francisco Chronicle)Comment
Police dogs are brought in to control away fans during Barnsley's English League Cup soccer match against Manchester United at Oakwell Stadium.
Game To Watch
Phillies at Yankees, 7:57 p.m., FOX
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This Day in Sports
- 1953 -- Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees
- 1970 -- Cleveland Cavaliers play first home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
- 1976 -- Yankees manager Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year.
- 1997 -- NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league