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Wednesday’s Morning Mashup

06.16.10 at 8:47 am ET

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MLB: Diamondbacks at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI)


‘™¦ The latest celebration injury occurred in Los Angeles, as UCLA second baseman Tyler Rahmatulla, one of the Bruins’ top hitters, will miss the College World Series after breaking his wrist during the team’s celebration of its regional title.

‘™¦ Bob Wojnowski in The Detroit News writes about Tom Izzo returning to Michigan State to build on his legacy.

‘™¦ David Hytner in The Guardian writes about what is wrong with this year’s World Cup.

‘™¦ The Washington Post has the story of Pro Bowl defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth asking for a trade from the Redskins.

ON THIS DAY TRIVIA: On June 16, 1994, the Red Sox traded Dave Valle to the Brewers for which outfielder who would start his second stint in Boston before retiring in August of that year?

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “We come out with the effort we did tonight, we’€™ll get blown out of here and embarrassed.” ‘€” Kevin Garnett, looking ahead to Game 7 after a Game 6 blowout loss to the Lakers

STAT OF THE DAY: 0 ‘€” NBA finals Game 7s that Phil Jackson has coached in

‘NET RESULTS: Celtics fan Tyler McGill talks on CBS’ “Early Show” about walking from Boston to New York City to win NBA finals tickets from his friends.

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Here’s a clip of the earthquake during the Blue Jays-Padres game.

TRIVIA ANSWER: Tom Brunansky

SOOTHING SOUNDS: Gino Vannelli, the singer whose likeness adorns the shirt worn by the American Bandstand dancer who has become a Celtics scoreboard tradition, is 58 today.