Thanks to Curt Schilling’s near no-hitter and David Ortiz’s first inning solo home run, the Red Sox managed to avoid being swept in their four game series with the A’s with a 1-0 win yesterday in Oakland.

Check out the coverage on the BSMW Red Sox News Mashup and the Bay Area Sports Pages.

Schilling should have some interesting comments in his recap on his 38pitches blog today as well.

Check out Scott’s Shots this morning for an update on the NESN Union battle, Bob Ryan talking about his new show, and the Borges replacement search.

The Patriots wrapped up their three-day mandatory minicamp yesterday, which marks the last organized team activity prior to next month’s start of training camp. Get the news from minicamp over on the BSMW Patriots News Mashup.

I’ve got a review of the June issue of Boston Sports Review magazine slated to run at 1:00 this afternoon.