Just couldn’t get it going this morning…

A few links from today:

Check the coverage of the Red Sox 6-1 victory over the Marlins over at RedSoxLinks.com.

It doesn’t sound like Danny Ainge has any big deals up his sleeve, but he’s surprised us before. Over in the Metro, I have look at two of the biggest Celtics trade rumors floating out there. With Michael Jordan set to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in its Class of 2009 in September, Ron Chimelis remembers that even as a rookie, Jordan caused opposing coaches nightmares.

The NHL awards are tonight, the Bruins have three finalists hoping to be rewarded for fine seasons: Defenseman Zdeno Chara is up for the Norris Trophy, Tim Thomas is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the top goaltender and Claude Julien in the running for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s best coach. Kevin Paul Dupont says that Chara has shown that he belongs with the top in the league. Stephen Harris has a look at the Bruins chances of taking home hardware this evening. Mike Loftus has more on the topic.

The US Open starts today, and as of this moment, they are in a rain delay. Ron Borges says that the love-in for Phil Mickelson has already begun. Michael Whitmer says that Mickelson loves NY and the feeling is mutual. Whitner has players saying that Bethpage’s length isn’t a huge issue, the course is long, but it is fair. Whitmer’s notebook looks at the weather forecast. Borges’ notebook has a look at the youngest player in the field, 19-year-old David Erdy.  

Michael Felger weighs in on all four major pro sports teams in Boston in his mailbag.

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  1. Pennsylvania Dutch are yesterday’s news, the Illinois Belgians are where it’s at…US Open week and this time it’s at Pinup legend Betty Page’s house, watch out for those bunkers boys…
    For those who inquired about King Larry’s absence yesterday, I’ve told you a thousand times, King Larry doesn’t roll on Shabbos…June 18th, happy Birthday to Irish vegetarian Paul McCartney…Tomato Soup…Percussionist Billy Joel has separated from his third wife, amateur, let me know once you ring up another half-dozen…Land of the Lost is losing all it’s critics and finding it’s way into the record books as the summer’s must see picture!!…What ever happened to the Burger King Whaler,that was a sandwich…Hey left-handed jerk sitting in Fenway Field Box 31 last night-quit cutting through my row, how many photos of Cheeto’s twins did you need…Kevin McHale is out in Minnesota, it’s a shame we could never see him coach on a good foot

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