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Tom Brady Listed As Questionable for Sunday

The Patriots are 7-5, have lost two straight embarassing games, and now are just one game ahead of the Dolphins and Jets in the AFC East. It couldn’t get worse, could it? Well, franchise quarterback Tom Brady, fresh off celebrating the birth of his unnamed second son, is now listed as questionable for Sunday’s game […]

Big Baby Injured in Off-Court Altercation

Glen Davis, one of the Celtics key components off the bench, could miss a significant time due to a right thumb injury.  The injury occurred away from the basketball Sunday night between Davis and a former Louisiana State teammate, according to the Boston Herald. The article also states that Davis was defending himself. The power forward […]

Tim Wakefield Back Surgery Successful

Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield had successful back surgery Wednesday. The procedure was to address a herniated disk, and Wake can now begin his rehab immediately. The Red Sox have showed interest in bringing Wakefield, 43, back next season as he approaches the all-time mark for wins with the Red Sox (192). Wake currently has […]

Marc Savard Out 4-6 Weeks With Broken Foot

Boston Bruins center and leading scorer (3-4-7 points) Marc Savard has been placed on the long-term injured reserve (LTIR) with a broken left foot and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks. Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli reported that Savard suffered the injury when a shot in a preseason practice hit his left skate. He played through […]

Matt Light Injury Update: No Ligament Damage

There’s really good news out of Foxboro on Matt Light’s injury. According to ESPN.com, Light suffered “no significant ligament damage in his knee or ankle.” Light was injured when center Dan Koppen accidentally rolled over his leg, causing Light to collapse. He had to be helped off the field. After the game, Light was seen with crutches […]

Bill Walker Injury Status: Out 6-8 Weeks

Bill Walker left Wednesday’s practice with an injured knee, and an MRI revelead a torn meniscus, which will require Walker to miss six to eight weeks. The Celtics will be forced to carry the injured Walker on their active roster to start the season. Walker has previously had major surgery on both knees, which is […]

Garnett’s Knee Getting Better

After practice Wednesday, Kevin Garnett addressed the media, answering specific questions about his knee. As you may remember, KG missed much of the second half last season and the entire playoffs due to bone spurs in his knee. Without Garnett, the Celtics limped through the first round against the Bulls before getting knocked out in Game 7 of the […]

Vince Wilfork Injury Update: Ankle Sprain?

UPDATE, 9/28/09: According to the Boston Herald, Vince Wilfork was diagnosed with a sprained ankle and the injury is “not expected to be long-term.” It sure looks like the Patriots dodged a bullet here, but it will be interesting to see when Wilfork will be available to play again. … Vince Wilfork left the field […]

Jon Lester Injury?

Update, 9/26/2009: Lester underwent x-rays Friday night, and they all came back negative. His injury is officially listed as a contusion in his right quadriceps. The line drive hit Lester on the meatier part of his leg (his quad), and not his knee cap, as originally feared. According to Terry Francona and team doctor Larry […]

Patriots-Falcons Injury Report: Moss, Welker Questionable

The Patriots may be starting Joey Galloway and Sam Aiken at wide receiver on Sunday, and that’s obviously not a good thing. Randy Moss, Wes Welker, and Julian Edleman are all listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Falcons. It’s likely that at least two of the three will play, but it’s still concerning. […]

Tim Wakefield to Skip Next Start

UPDATE: According to the Herald’s John Tomase (yeah, that guy), Tim Wakefield may not make another start for the Sox this season, but that’s just his opinion. In a move that has become commonplace with the Red Sox pitching staff, Tim Wakefield will miss his next scheduled start due to a recurring back injury. Manager […]

Do The Red Sox Need To Replace Mike Lowell?

Just like they had to do last season, the Red Sox must find a way to replace Mike Lowell. He was placed on the 15-day DL, but his stay should not be too long. After missing the entire 2008 postseason, Mike Lowell had off-season hip surgery, and it seemed like Lowell had recovered just fine. […]

Mike Lowell on the DL, Time to Panic?

Mike Lowell went ahead with the Synvisc shot on Monday in order to help alleviate the pain in his hip, a leftover side effect from the surgery he had last October.  Although the procedure went well, and doctors additionally removed 15 cc’s of fluid from the area, it’s still unclear whether that may be enough. […]

Stop Laughing Right Yao: Could the Rockets Center be Done for?

So, this might not directly affect us as Celtics fans, but anytime someone of Yao Ming’s stature looks like he could be leaving the NBA, it causes ripples. The giant Chinese superstar suffered a hairline fracture of one of the bones in his foot during a playoff loss against the Lakers in Houston. Initial reports […]