Wednesday’s Morning Mashup
|06.30.10 at 7:10 am ET|
WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY:
MLB: Rays at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI)
AROUND THE WEB:
♦ The New York Post has the story of former Mets and Phillies center fielder Lenny Dykstra reportedly boasting that he was one of the original major league steroid users. “I was like a pioneer for that stuff,” Dykstra said, according to author Randall Lane.
♦ Here’s an update on New York Giants draft pick Chad Jones, who was transferred to a New York hospital as he recovers injuries suffered in a car accident in New Orleans.
♦ In the wake of Lions president Tom Lewand being arrested for DUI, Les Carpenter at Yahoo! Sports writes that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell needs to tighten up the league’s conduct policy.
♦ Grahame L. Jones in The Los Angeles Times is critical of Ronaldo for his apparent lack of effort in Portugal’s 1-0 loss to Spain in the World Cup on Tuesday.
ON THIS DAY TRIVIA: On June 30, 2000, the Red Sox acquired which infielder from the Padres, only to release him later in the season and watch him re-sign with San Diego?
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I’m pretty happy coming to an organization that’s already a Stanley Cup contender, and that’s pretty cool and I would take that over a rebuilding team any day.” — Bruins draft pick Tyler Seguin, on the Dale & Holley show Tuesday
STAT OF THE DAY: 5 — Consecutive decisions won by Red Sox pitcher John Lackey, after Tuesday night’s win over the Rays
‘NET RESULTS: NBA players Steve Nash, Jared Dudley and Nate Robinson take to the soccer field for the Showdown in Chinatown.
A rugby referee takes a punted ball to the face.
TRIVIA ANSWER: Ed Sprague
SOOTHING SOUNDS: Glenn Shorrock, former lead singer of Little River Band, is 66 today.
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