Tuesday’s Morning Mashup
|05.25.10 at 7:24 am ET|
WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY:
MLB: Red Sox at Rays, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI)
AROUND THE WEB:
♦ Bart Hubbuch in the New York Post writes that the 2014 Super Bowl is a lock for New York. “We’re going to want to see how this one goes before committing [to Super Bowls in cold, open-air venues] beyond New York,” Patriots owner Robert Kraft told the paper. Meanwhile, John DeShazier in The New Orleans Times-Picayune writes that the league should say no to New York.
♦ Bryan Burwell at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch looks at the struggles of Albert Pujols and his confrontation with manager Tony La Russa.
♦ Michael McCann at SI.com examines what the Supreme Court’s antitrust ruling against the NFL means.
♦ Dan George in the Palm Beach Post looks at the fuss about Venus Williams’ revealing outfit at the French Open.
ON THIS DAY TRIVIA: On May 25, 1984, the Red Sox traded Dennis Eckersley and which minor league infielder to the Cubs for Bill Buckner?
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “They don’t want to leave. We’re going to have to throw them out. It’s just like somebody renting a house.” — Celtics forward Glen Davis, after the Magic avoided a sweep Monday night
STAT OF THE DAY: 8 — Consecutive road starts won by Red Sox righty Clay Buchholz, after Monday night’s win over the Rays
‘NET RESULTS: Check out this home run-saving catch by Antonio DeJesus of the Double-A Springfield (Mo.) Cardinals last week.
From Sunday night, Steve Nash has his nose broken when Derek Fisher collides with him. Check out the look on Grant Hill’s face when he sees Nash’s nose.
Here’s Wes Welker dancing at Saturday’s Celtics game during Gino time.
TRIVIA ANSWER: Mike Brumley, who went on to have an eight-year career as a utility player, including a stint with the Red Sox in 1991-92
SOOTHING SOUNDS: Tom T. Hall is 74 today.
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