Red Sox Will Rely On Will Middlebrooks To Be Middle-Of-The-Order BatWill Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.
Daily Madden: It's Holdout Time In The NFLMaurice Jones-Drew, the Bay Area high school and UCLA star running back, skipped a mandatory Jacksonville Jaguars minicamp in a contract dispute.
Daily Madden: Ahmad Brooks' Big ContractThe 49ers have signed linebacker Ahmad Brooks to a six-year contract worth $44.5 million. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew now is the time you'll see NFL teams signing key players as they deal with salary cap limitations.
KCBS Sports Fans: Shut Up Bobby Valentine!Shut up, Bobby Valentine. Shut up, Bobby Valentine. Shut up, Bobby Valentine. Shut up, Bobby Valentine. Shut up, Bobby Valentine. Shut up.