Tuesday, December 22
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It remains unlikely, but still within the realm of possibility, that either Matt Holliday or Jason Bay could wind up falling into the Red Sox' laps. With the Yankees still having at least one corner outfield vacancy and able to create another if they wanted, neither team was ready last night to declare it was done shopping, especially with Bay and Holliday unsigned. (Boston Herald)Comment
According to a source, the Yankees' general manager was getting close to a deal late Monday night, but Cashman's target was unclear. Should Cashman go the free-agent route, Ben Sheets and Justin Duchscherer are intriguing options for the GM, who has never shied away from pitchers coming back from elbow surgery. (New York Daily News)Comment
A story surfaced earlier today that Bill Belichick apologized to the team for sending four players home for arriving late to practice two weeks ago. Belichick was asked during his weekly appearance on WEEI today about the story, which apparently aired on NESN. Belichick didn't seem to give the story much credit saying at one point that someone should "check the sources on that." (Boston Globe)Comment
Kevin Hill of Canada, Nick Baumgartner of the USA, Pierre Vaultier of France and Fabio Caduff of Switzerland compete during the FIS Snowboardcross World Cup 2010 this weekend in Telluride, Colorado. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur broke the NHL record with his 104th career shutout Monday night. Brodeur made 35 saves to break the coveted shutout record held by Terry Sawchuk. Brodeur is the NHL's winningest goalie with 580 wins.
Game To Watch
No. 9 Michigan State at No. 2 Texas
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This Day in Sports
- 1973 -- Buffalo's O.J. Simpson becomes the first player in NFL history to rush for 250 yards in a single game.
- 1981 -- Sugar Ray Leonard rallies in the 13th and 14th rounds to defeat Thomas Hearns by TKO for the world welterweight championship.
- 1996 -- Pittsburgh's Kordell Stewart runs for an 80-yard touchdown against Carolina, the longest scoring run by a quarterback in NFL history.