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October 3, 2012

Chara and Bergeron to Play Overseas Boston Bruin's captain Zdeno Chara has done as others have, and signed with a KHL team. Chara will play for Prague this year, unless the lockout comes to an end. Patrice Bergeron has also announced he will play for for HC Lugano in Switzerland. That makes a tot...

Sports Briefs February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012

Jason Varitek set to retire Jason Varitek, who has been the Red Sox catcher since 1997, will announce his retirement from Major League Baseball this Thursday. Varitek, 39, was offered a minor league position but has not been at the team’s spring training this season. He has struggled since the team l...

Sports Briefs October 19, 2011

October 18, 2011

Raiders to get Palmer from Raiders The Oakland Raiders found a replacement for injured QB Jason Campbell, acquiring Carson Palmer from the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for two high draft picks.  Palmer fell out of favor in Cincinnati prior to the start of this season, stating his intent to sit ou...

Sports Briefs September 28, 2011

September 28, 2011

White Sox release Ozzie Guillen Ozzie Guillen, the oft-outspoken and controversial manager of the Chicago White Sox has managed his last game as a member of the White Sox, after being released from his contract on Monday.  Guillen, who went 678-617 in his eight seasons at the helm, including a Worl...

Sports Briefs September 21, 2011

September 20, 2011

Mayweather vs. Ortiz: the aftermath Floyd “Money” Mayweather beat Victor Ortiz Saturday night by a controversial fourth round KO to win the WBC World Welterweight Title and improve his overall record to 42-0.  After Ortiz blatantly headbutted Mayweather in the fourth round, the referee briefly ...

Sports Briefs September 14, 2011

September 13, 2011

Jordan fined 100K for comments Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan was fined $100,000 by the NBA for public comments regarding the lockout and Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut.  In an August 19th interview with the Australian newspaper The Herald Sun, Jordan spoke about the need for revenue...

Sports briefs Oct. 27, 2010

October 27, 2010

Romo out at least six to eight weeks It has been a tough go around for the Cowboys this season, with inconsistent play and questionable coaching decisions playing a key role in the first six games. Now, things appear to be getting worse, as star quarterback Tony Romo will be out six to eight weeks w...

Sports Briefs Feb. 24, 2010

February 24, 2010

Wilfork gets tagged by the Patriots As was widely expected, the Patriots applied the franchise tag to nose tackle Vince Wilfork on Monday. According to Comcast SportsNet New England's website,, the tag is “non-exclusive,” meaning that Wilfork is allowed to negotiate with other teams...

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