Not Just Another Lackey Signing For Sox

Still under the weather this morning, so I’m bringing you another edition of the top 10 stories of the day – if they’re not here, you don’t need to read ’em…

Red Sox Redesign: Deals for Lackey, Cameron Reshape Club for 2010 – Alex Speier looks at “one of the most dizzying and decisive offseason days in recent Red Sox memory.”

Lackey, Cameron on verge of joining Sox – Sean McAdam’s take on the impending signings.

Red Sox well armed – Mike Fine says that for the Red Sox to offer five years to anyone, they’ve got to be pretty sure about what they’re getting.

Bill Belichick throws Randy Moss a pass – Gerry Callahan has the Patriots coach defending his star receiver, but Callahan also notes that the Patriots need Moss’ best the rest of the way.

Belichick comes out swinging – Mike Reiss has Belichick responding to Panthers player comments about Moss.

Bruschi: Moss not a quitter – Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi says that he is proud to have had Randy Moss as a teammate, and says he never saw anything except hard work and dedication from him.

Still some fight in Philly’s Peter Laviolette – Mick Colageo has the Flyers coach coming back to Boston and leading his team to a 3-1 win over the Bruins last night.

Finishing a No. 1 priority – Kevin Paul Dupont says that the Bruins “don’t score enough, often don’t create enough chances, and don’t make enough of the few good opportunities they generate.”

Ray Allen’s late 3 helps tune out Memphis – Steve Bulpett’s game story on the Celtics 110-105 win in Memphis last night, Boston 11th straight victory.

Experience has the final sway – Gary Washburn looks at how the Celtics experience was too much for the young Grizzlies.

Also check out Making The Grades – Week 14 vs Panthers by Jeremy Gottlieb over on Patriots Daily.

Random Quote

Personally, I think it’s Pedro’s new Shaughnessy hairstyle that might be messing him up, but whatever is going on, Martinez needs to get back on track or he can forget about George Steinbrenner dangling many millions for many years on a guy with John Burkett stuff.

— Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe, Sept 9th, 2004.