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Wednesday’s Morning Mashup

07.14.10 at 7:45 am ET

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‘™¦ Tiger Woods spent another day calmly refusing to answer in depth any questions related to his personal life from the aggressive British media in Scotland. Gene Wojciechowski at writes that it’s time for Tiger to open up and be more human.

‘™¦ A lacrosse team representing the Iroquois tribe, which helped invent the sport, apparently will not be able to compete in the World Championships in England due to a controversy regarding the players’ visas. Jerome Taylor in The Independent has the story.

‘™¦ David Biderman in The Wall Street Journal has a story on Ryan Reid, who was a virtual unknown before being selected by the Thunder in the second round of last month’s NBA draft.

ON THIS DAY TRIVIA: On July 14, 1956, which Red Sox player pitched the first no-hitter at Fenway Park in 30 years?

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I believe I’ll be back [with the Red Sox]. Expletive] yeah. What should I believe? I’ll tell you one thing, I’m not going to go the Angels. This is too far.” ‘€” David Ortiz, addressing rumors about his future in Boston

STAT OF THE DAY: 5 ‘€” Pitches thrown by Nationals reliever Matt Capps, who got the win in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game

‘NET RESULTS: Terrell Owens gets dunked on during a game at Harlem’s Rucker Park.

Tremendous catch at an Arena Football game. Mute the sound unless you want to hear Eminem swearing.

Spanish players celebrates their World Cup title on the plane ride home.

TRIVIA ANSWER: Mel Parnell, with a 4-0 victory over the White Sox

SOOTHING SOUNDS: Woody Guthrie, who died in 1967, was born on this day in 1912.