November 11, 2009
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Holliday to Red Sox?

Multiple reports have it that the Red Sox made a four-year, $60 million offer to left fielder Jason Bay, though general manager Theo Epstein has not confirmed that. But if the Sox don't retain Bay, the main power-hitting outfielder available is Matt Holliday, who is represented by Scott Boras. (Boston Globe) Comment

Source: Mangini talked Jets into draft bust

Vernon Gholston is 24 games into his NFL career, and he has yet to record a sack. How is that possible? Here's the troubling part: Gholston's lack of progress isn't surprising to some in the organization. Now we're hearing he wasn't a popular choice to begin with. Opinions in the draft room were mixed on Gholston, but the Jets picked him because then-coach Eric Mangini lobbied hard, according to multiple sources. "That one's on Eric," one source said. (New York Daily News) Comment

Coyotes interested in Chelios

Phoenix Coyotes general manager Don Maloney plans on travelling to San Antonio Friday to scout 47-year-old defenseman Chris Chelios, who will be lining up with the Chicago Wolves. "He's there, he's savvy and he's in great shape," Maloney said. "(But) I don't know. The pace of the NHL game is so quick." The Coyotes have not talked with Chelios yet. (Toronto Sun) Comment

Must-See Photo
Must-See Photo

Shadow play: Spectral Senators celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on November 10. The Sens won, 4-3, in a shootout. (Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)

Must-See Video

The Bulls thought they had this one won after Brad Miller nailed a jumper from the top of the key. Then came the 10-minute review...

This Day in Sports
SI Vault: More Fernando Valenzuela
  • 1944 -- New York Rangers snap their 25-game winless streak dating back to their final 21 games of the 1943-44 season
  • 1981 -- Fernando Valenzuela of the Dodgers is the first rookie to win the NL Cy Young Award, edging Tom Seaver of the Reds 70-67 in voting by the BBWAA
  • 1997 -- WNBA expands to Detroit and Washington DC
  • 2002 -- Barry Bonds becomes the first player in Major League History to win his league's MVP Award five times.

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