Tuesday, February 2
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A source confirmed that Patriots receiver Randy Moss did play parts of the 2009 season with a separated shoulder. The source said that Moss originally sustained the injury against Denver in Week 5. Moss was listed on the injury report with a shoulder injury in October and early November. The source was unclear on whether surgery would be necessary. (Boston Globe)Comment
The Mets now have more medical controversies this offseason than significant additions to the roster. J.J. Putz is the latest dissatisfied customer, claiming he did not receive a physical after the Mets traded for him last winter, even though the Mariners had previously detected a bone spur in the reliever's right elbow. (New York Post)Comment
The Celtics have initiated trade proposals on Ray Allen, multiple league sources say, and Boston is searching for a younger, less expensive guard and an expiring contract. This way they can find a replacement for the 34-year-old Allen without losing him and his $20 million expiring contract for nothing in free agency this summer. (Yahoo! Sports)Comment
Kobe Bryant struck a Jordan-esque pose after becoming the Lakers' all-time leading scorer on Monday night.
Kobe Bryant's 81-point game against the Raptors from Jan. 22, 2006
Game To Watch
Michigan State at Wisconsin, 9 pm ET, ESPN
- Michigan State Spartans
- Wisconsin Badgers
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This Day in Sports
- 1876 -- The National League is formed with teams in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, Louisville, New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis
- 1954 -- Bevo Francis of Rio Grande College scores 113 points vs. Hillsdale College
- 1970 -- Pete Maravich of LSU becomes the first college basketball player to score 3,000 points