Some interesting links out there this morning, as we get ready for championship weekend.
What happened with Jason Bay and the Red Sox - Rob Bradford has Jason Bay breaking his silence on what went wrong with his negotiations with the Red Sox. He and the Red Sox did reach agreement on a new contract back in July, but the team backed out after his physical.
‘Big’ support for ex-WEEI yakker - Jessica Heslam has Pete Sheppard getting plenty of support, and hoping that a gig on 98.5FM might be in his future. The Curt Schilling/WEEI falling out has to be more than just about Sheppard, doesn’t it? Jason Wolfe takes a shot at the ex-Red Sox pitcher in this piece.
Burns sends Sox to extra innings - Chad Finn has filmmaker Ken Burns asking fans to send in their photos and memories of the Red Sox 2004 run to the World Series to him for his sequel to his 1994 PBS documentary ”Baseball.”
Herzlich back at BC practice - Jimmy Golen of the AP has the heartwarming account of Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich getting back on the football field after battling Ewing’s Sarcoma.
Blue Jackets stick it to Bruins - Danny Picard reports on the Bruins 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last night at the Garden.
Savard plays waiting game - Fluto Shinzawa’s notebook has Marc Savard getting closer to a return.
Season of intrigue for Beckett - Gordon Edes says that Josh Beckett could have a new deal this spring, or he could be trade fodder by midseason.
Garnett being counted on to inject life in listless Celtics - Robert Lee has the Celtics eagerly anticipating the return of Kevin Garnett, scheduled for tonight.
New England Ties Run Rampant Through Remaning Super Bowl Contenders - Jeff Howe looks at the numerous area connections on each of the four remaining playoff teams.
NFL prospect keeps eye on homeland - Mike Reiss with a piece on UMass offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse, a native of Haiti, who is living a dream in the U.S., but hasn’t forgotten where his journey began.