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Wednesday’s Morning Mashup: Carmelo Anthony warned Colin Kaepernick about anthem protest; Raiders OL Donald Penn’s wife airs his alleged affair 10.19.16 at 8:31 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Wednesday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs:  
Cleveland at Toronto, 4:08 p.m. (TBS)
MLB playoffs: Chicago Cubs at LA Dodgers, 8:08 p.m. (FS1)
NBA preseason: New York at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
NBA preseason: Golden State vs. LA Lakers, 10 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL: Detroit at NY Rangers, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
Soccer:
Women’s exhibition, United States vs. Switzerland, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer:
Champions League, Barcelona vs. Manchester City, 2:30 p.m. (FS1)
Soccer: Champions League, Arsenal vs. Ludogorets Razgrad, 2:30 p.m. (FS2)
Soccer: Champions League, Bayern Munich vs. PSV Eindhoven, 2:30 p.m. (FSN)
Soccer: Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain vs. Basel, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

TUESDAYS RESULTS:
MLB:
Blue Jays 5, Indians 1
MLB:
Dodgers 6, Cubs 0
NHL: Sharks 3, Islanders 2
NHL: Capitals 3, Avalanche 0
NHL: Canadiens 4, Penguins 0
NHL: Devils 2, Ducks 1
NHL: Senators 7, Coyotes 4
NHL: Wild 6, Kings 3
NHL: Blackhawks 7, Flyers 4
NHL: Flames 4, Sabres 3
NHL: Lightning 4, Panthers 3
NHL: Stars 2, Predators 1
NHL: Oilers 3, Hurricanes 2
NHL: Canucks 2, Blues 1

AROUND THE WEB:

— Right after Colin Kaepernick made his first controversial protest of the national anthem, he consulted one of the biggest names in basketball for his opinion.

In an interview with ESPN’s Howard Bryant released on Tuesday, Carmelo Anthony talks about his text conversation with Kaepernick regarding the 49ers quarterback kneeling during the pregame national anthem.

“I said, ‘You just showed a lot of courage in what you just did, but now is the hard part because you have to keep it going. So if that was just a one-time thing, then you’re f–ked,” Anthony said.

“But now you keep it going and be articulate and elaborate on why you’re doing it, and be educated and knowledgeable of why you’re doing it so when people ask, you can stand up for what you believe in and really let them hear why.’”

Anthony himself is also an advocate for social justice. In July he posted a long message on Instagram encouraging athletes to speak out against injustices.

First off let me start off by saying ” All Praise Due To The Most High.” Secondly, I’m all about rallying, protesting, fighting for OUR people. Look I’ll even lead the charge, By Any Means Necessary. We have to be smart about what we are doing though. We need to steer our anger in the right direction. The system is Broken. Point blank period. It has been this way forever. Martin Luther King marched. Malcolm X rebelled. Muhammad Ali literally fought for US. Our anger should be towards the system. If the system doesn’t change we will continue to turn on the TVs and see the same thing. We have to put the pressure on the people in charge in order to get this thing we call JUSTICE right. A march doesn’t work. We tried that. I’ve tried that. A couple social media post/tweet doesn’t work. We’ve all tried that. That didn’t work. Shooting 11 cops and killing 5 WILL NOT work. While I don’t have a solution, and I’m pretty sure a lot of people don’t have a solution, we need to come together more than anything at this time. We need each other. These politicians have to step up and fight for change. I’m calling for all my fellow ATHLETES to step up and take charge. Go to your local officials, leaders, congressman, assemblymen/assemblywoman and demand change. There’s NO more sitting back and being afraid of tackling and addressing political issues anymore. Those days are long gone. We have to step up and take charge. We can’t worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or whose going to look at us crazy. I need your voices to be heard. We can demand change. We just have to be willing to. THE TIME IS NOW. IM all in. Take Charge. Take Action. DEMAND CHANGE. Peace7 #StayMe7o

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Tuesday’s Morning Mashup: Indians wear Chief Wahoo logo in Canada despite objection; Jim Harbaugh loves steak sandwiches 10.18.16 at 8:00 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Tuesday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs:
Cleveland at Toronto, 4:08 p.m. (TBS)
MLB playoffs:
Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles, 8:08 p.m. (FS1)
NBA preseason:
New Orleans at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)
NBA preseason:
LA Clippers at Sacramento, 10 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL:
Philadelphia at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Soccer: Champions League, Real Madrid vs. Legia Warsaw, 2:30 p.m. (FSN)
Soccer: Champions League, Leicester City vs. Copenhagen, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: Champions League, Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs. Tottenham, 2:30 p.m. (FS1)
Soccer: Champions League, Sporting CP vs. Borussia Dortmund, 2:30 p.m. (FS2)

MONDAY’S RESULTS:
NHL:
Bruins 4, Jets 1
NHL: Red Wings 5, Senators 1
NHL: Rangers 7, Sharks 4
NHL: Avalanche 4, Penguins 3
NFL: Cardinals 28, Jets 3
MLB: Indians 4, Blue Jays 2

AROUND THE WEB: 

Jason Kipnis, Francisco Lindor and the Indians wore their Chief Wahoo logo during Monday's victory over the Blue Jays. (John E. Sokolowski/USA Today Sports)

Jason Kipnis, Francisco Lindor and the Indians wore their Chief Wahoo logo during Monday’s victory over the Blue Jays. (John E. Sokolowski/USA Today Sports)

— A Toronto judge has blocked an attempt to ban the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo from being worn in Canada during the ALCS. 

After indigenous people advocate Douglas Cardinal filed suit with the Supreme Court of Justice in Toronto to ban the use of the logo in Toronto arguing it is offensive, a judge ruled the team can continue using the logo in the Canadian city.

Cardinal is an architect who designed New York’s National Museum of the American Indian and is a member of the Blackfoot tribe.

“Using a racially discriminatory caricature is a violation of the Ontario human rights code,” Cardinal’s lawyer, Monique Jilesen, told the Ontario Superior Court.

Jilesen argued the Indians could play the game in their spring training uniforms, which do not have the Chief Wahoo logo on them.

But the judge denied the request.

“Given the demands for completing the League Championship Series in a timely manner, MLB will defend Cleveland’s right to use their name that has been in existence for more than 100 years,” MLB responded in a statement.

“We would welcome a thoughtful and inclusive dialogue to address these concerns outside the context of litigation,” the statement also said.

The Indians wore the Chief Wahoo logo in Monday night’s Game 3 and beat the Blue Jays, 4-2.

— It seems Jim Harbaugh will do almost anything for a steak sandwich.

The University of Michigan football coach recently turned up as a member of the chain gang at a high school in Albany, California, for what many assumed was a chance for him to scout El Cerrito High School offensive tackle Aaron Banks.

When asked why he was there, Harbaugh gave a surprising reason.

“They needed a guy. I was promised a tri-tip steak sandwich at halftime, that was all I needed to hear,” he said.

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Monday’s Morning Mashup: Ben Roethlisberger reportedly will have surgery for torn meniscus; Cam Newton walks out of press conference 10.17.16 at 7:31 am ET
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Good morning, here’s your Monday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NHL: Boston at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. (NESN)
NFL: N.Y. Jets at Arizona, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
MLB playoffs: Cleveland at Toronto, 8:08 p.m. (TBS)
NBA preseason: Charlotte at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBA TV)
Soccer: 
Women’s FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal, 8:55 a.m. (FS2)
Soccer:
Women’s FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal, 11:55 a.m. (FS2)
Soccer:
Premier League, Manchester United at Liverpool, 2:55 p.m. (NBCSN)

SUNDAY’S RESULTS:
NFL:
Patriots 35, Bengals 17
NFL:
Cowboys 30, Packers 16
NFL: 
Texans 26, Colts 23
NFL: Redskins 27, Eagles 20
NFL: Jaguars 17, Bears 16
NFL: Giants 27, Ravens 23
NFL: Saints 41, Panthers 38
NFL: Dolphins 30, Steelers 15
NFL: Titans 28, Browns 26
NFL: Bills 45, 49ers 16
NFL:
Lions 31, Rams 28
NFL: Chiefs 26, Raiders 10
NFL: Seahawks 26, Falcons 24
MLB playoffs:
Dodgers 1, Cubs 0

AROUND THE WEB:

Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

— Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will miss next Sunday’s game against the Patriots after suffering a meniscus tear in his left knee in Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, according to multiple reports.

Roethlisberger played through the injury in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, missing only one series after suffering the injury when he was clipped on the leg while scrambling out of the pocket. He described his knee as “black and blue” after the game.  He reportedly will undergo surgery on Monday.

Roethlisberger is expected to return for Week 9. The Steelers have a Week 8 bye before facing the Ravens the following week.

— Cam Newton walked out of his postgame press conference on Sunday after his Panthers lost 41-38 to the Saints to fall to 1-5.

Newton gave short responses to questions, saying, “Next question” when a reporter asked him about his level of frustration.

He made his exit after 90 seconds and six questions.

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Friday’s Morning Mashup: NFL players rip Donald Trump for mocking concussion protocol 10.14.16 at 8:09 am ET
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Good morning, here’s your Friday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs:
Toronto at Cleveland, 8:08 p.m. (TBS)
College football: Duke at Louisville, (7 p.m.) ESPN
College football:
Memphis at Tulane, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
College football:
San Diego State at Fresno State, 10 p.m. (CBSSN)
College football: 
Mississippi State at BYU, 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL: Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
NBA preseason: Cleveland at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBA TV)
WNBA Finals: Minnesota at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

THURSDAY’S RESULTS:
MLB: Dodgers 4, Nationals 3 
NFL: Chargers 21, Broncos 13

AROUND THE WEB:

— After Donald Trump mocked the NFL concussion protocol on Wednesday, NFL players swiftly reacted.

“Uh, uh! A little ding on the head, no, no, you can’t play for the rest of the season,” Trump said at a rally in Florida after a woman in the audience passed out. “Our people our tough.”

“Let him get hit like that one time,” Giants tight end Larry Donnell responded Thursday. “He won’t be on that microphone talking after that.”

Donnell suffered a concussion a few weeks ago and sat out Sunday’s game against the Packers.

“The NFL, it’s very serious, man,” said Jets safety Calvin Pryor. “There’s a lot of people who have head problems and a lot of injuries that can relate to football after this. So for him to say that, it’s not a good thing.”

“He hasn’t gone through it,” Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin said. “It’s as plain as that. He hasn’t gone through it, so he doesn’t know the severity of it.”

— The NFL is investigating Giants left tackle Ereck Flowers after he shoved a reporter following his team’s loss on Sunday.

After his team fell 23-16 to the Packers last weekend, Flowers shoved ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan as Raanan approached Flowers in the locker room while Flowers was talking to another reporter.

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Thursday’s Morning Mashup: Derrick Rose rape trial continues despite death of investigator 10.13.16 at 7:43 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Thursday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NHL: Boston at Columbus, 7 p.m. (NESN)
NHL:
Washington at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
MLB playoffs: Los Angeles at Washington, 8:08 p.m. (FS1)
NFL:
Denver at San Diego, 8:25 (CBS; NFL Network)
College football: North Carolina A&T at Bethune-Cookman, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Soccer: Women’s U-17 World Cup quarterfinal, 8:55 a.m. (FS2)
Soccer:
Women’s U-17 World Cup quarterfinal, 11:55 a.m. (FS2)

AROUND THE WEB:

— The Derrick Rose rape trial will continue after a motion to dismiss it was denied.

After Rose’s lawyers petitioned for a mistrial on the basis of the accuser deleting a crucial text, the judge, Michael Fitzgerald, ruled it is not a reason to throw out the trial. But he did rule the jury will know the accuser did not disclose all the texts in question in the correct time frame.

This continuing case was shrouded in tragedy on Tuesday when one of its investigators was found dead in her California home.

Natalie Hernandez, 44, died of gunshot wounds and her death it being investigated as a suicide. She was a detective investigating Rose’s case and it is not clear if her death is related to that case.

— Tim Tebow might actually be a miracle worker.

On Tuesday the former NFL quarterback and current Mets prospect came to the swift aide of a fan in the stands who was having a seizure. One day later he explained why he did it.

“It’s what you are supposed to do,” Tebow said prior to Wednesday’s Arizona Fall League game in Scottsdale. “In my opinion just try to in those moments try to be there for people and try to help people, because there is not a bigger, better more important thing you can do in life than be there for people in need.”

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Wednesday’s Morning Mashup: NFL castoff Greg Hardy announces plans to fight in MMA 10.12.16 at 8:02 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Wedneday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NHL:
St. Louis at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
NHL:
Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
NBA preseason: New Orleans vs. Houston, at Beijing, 7:30 a.m. (NBA TV)
NBA preseason:
Phoenix at Utah, 9 p.m. (NBA TV)
College football:
Appalachian State at La.-Lafayette, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: Women’s U-17 World Cup quarterfinal, Mexico vs. Venezuela, 8:55 a.m. (FS2)
Soccer:
Women’s U-17 World Cup quarterfinal, Germany vs. Spain, 11:55 a.m. (FS2)

TUESDAY’S RESULTS:
MLB playoffs:
Cubs 6, Giants 5
MLB playoffs: Dodgers 6, Nationals 5

AROUND THE WEB:

Greg Hardy

Greg Hardy

— After no NFL team would sign him, Greg Hardy is taking his talents to another sport.

The former Cowboys defensive end has decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

“I’m very focused and excited to start my MMA career,” Hardy said in a statement on MMAFighting.com. “I’m going to do this the right way, I can assure you of that.”

Hardy has no background in the sport, according to the website, but has been training for several months.

Hardy faced charges of domestic violence and was placed on the Commissioner’s Exempt List for almost the entire 2014 season. He was let go by the Panthers and the Cowboys picked him up. However, after a 2015 season filled with controversy in Dallas, Hardy was not re-signed this year, and he remains a free agent.

“I’m fully committed to being as successful as I can be in this sport,” Hardy said.

— Aly Raisman is not only the second most decorated Olympian in history, she’s also a sock designer.

A few years ago the 22-year-old Needham native teamed up with Feat Socks to design patriotic socks to raise money for breast cancer.

Her latest design, revealed on Tuesday, is her most memorable.

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Tuesday’s Morning Mashup: Tiger Woods pulls out of Safeway; Derrick Rose headed back to stand in rape trial 10.11.16 at 8:13 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Tuesday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs: Washington at Los Angeles, 5:05 p.m. (FS1)
MLB playoffs: Chicago at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m. (FS1)
WNBA Finals: Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
NBA preseason: Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. (NBA TV)
NBA preseason: Portland at LA Lakers, 11 p.m. (NBA TV)
Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifying, Romania at Kazakhstan, 11:45 a.m. (FS2)
Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifying, Armenia at Poland, 2:30 p.m. (FS2)
Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifying, England at Slovenia, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: Exhibition, United States vs. New Zealand, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

 MONDAY’S RESULTS:
MLB playoffs: Indians 4, Red Sox 3
MLB playoffs: Nationals 8, Dodgers 3
MLB playoffs: Giants 6, Cubs 5
NFL: Buccaneers 17, Panthers 14

AROUND THE WEB:

— After announcing he would play in this week’s Safeway Open in Napa, California, Tiger Woods abruptly withdrew on Monday.

“After a lot of soul-searching and honest reflection, I know that I am not yet ready to play on the PGA Tour or compete in Turkey,” Woods, 40, wrote on his website. “My health is good, and I feel strong, but my game is vulnerable and not where it needs to be.”

This would have been Woods’s first PGA Tour event in over a year.

Woods also withdrew from next month’s Turkish Airline Open, and it seems his reason is performance anxiety.

“After a lot of hours, I knew I wasn’t ready to compete against the best golfers in the world,” Woods said on his website.

Woods has won 14 major events and has been taking a break from golf after having back surgery last year.

Time will tell if we have seen the last of Tiger Woods, but he hopes to play in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in December.

— Derrick Rose’s rape trial is set to continue Tuesday with the Knicks player is back on the witness stand.

Rose and two of his friends, Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, are accused by an anonymous woman, who dated Rose on and off, of gang rape in August 2013.

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Monday’s Morning Mashup: Athletes react to presidential debate; Steelers WR Antonio Brown threatened with ejection 10.10.16 at 8:18 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Monday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs:
Cleveland at Boston, 6:08 p.m. (TBS; WEEI-FM)
MLB playoffs: Washington at Los Angeles, 4:08 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB playoffs: Chicago at San Francisco, 9:38 p.m. (FS1)
NFL:  Tampa Bay at Carolina, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA preseason: Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)
Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifying, Bulgaria at Sweden, 2:30 p.m. (FS2)
Soccer: FIFA World Cup qualifying, France at Netherlands, 2:30 p.m. (FS1)

SUNDAY’S RESULTS:
NFL: 
Patriots 33, Browns 13
NFL: Vikings 31, Texans 13
NFL: Steelers 31, Jets 13
NFL: Lions 24, Eagles 23
NFL: Falcons 23, Broncos 16
NFL: Packers 23, Giants 16
NFL: Cardinals 33, 49ers 21
NFL: Redskins 16, Ravens 10
NFL: Cowboys 28, Bengals 14
NFL: Bills 30, Rams 19
NFL: Colts 29, Bears 23
NFL: Titans 30, Dolphins 17
NFL: Raiders 34, Chargers 31
MLB: Red Sox-Indians, postponed
MLB: Nationals 5, Dodgers 2
MLB: Blue Jays 7, Rangers 6

AROUND THE WEB:

— People all over the world tuned into Sunday’s second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and athletes were no exception.

Dwyane Wade and Brett Anderson were not enjoying it so much:

 

 

Brandon McCarthy is usually very active on Twitter and weighed in on the debate:

 

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Friday’s Morning Mashup: Giants reportedly fed up with Odell Beckham Jr., threatening suspension 10.07.16 at 8:53 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Friday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs: Boston at Cleveland, 4:38 p.m. (TBS; WEEI-FM)
MLB playoffs: Toronto at Texas, 1:08 p.m. (TBS)
MLB playoffs: Los Angeles at Washington, 5:38 p.m. (FS1)
MLB playoffs: San Francisco at Chicago, 9:15 p.m. (FS1)
College football: Clemson at Boston College, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
College football: SMU at Tulsa, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
College football: Boise State at New Mexico, 9 p.m. (CBSSN)

THURSDAY’S RESULTS:
MLB: Indians 5, Red Sox 2
MLB: Blue Jays 10, Rangers 1
NFL: Cardinals 33, 49ers 21

AROUND THE WEB:

Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr.

— The Giants apparently have had enough of Odell Beckham’s antics.

If the wide receiver has another outburst during Sunday’s game against the Packers, the team reportedly will consider benching and/or suspending him.

Beckham is prone to meltdowns. On Monday he was flagged for taunting and scuffled multiple times with Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes. This prompted Beckham to say after the game he no longer enjoys playing football.

Giants punter Brad Wing, who also was Beckham’s teammate at LSU, has a theory as to what causes Beckham to fly off the handle.

“I think it’s from within himself,” Wing said. “I think it’s when he gets frustrated that he’s not performing to the height of his level. It’s not what anyone else is doing.’’

The only person who can get Beckham back on track is Beckham himself, and he looks to do so in Week 5.

“I think I just have to control what I can control,” Beckham said Thursday. “I can control myself. I can’t control anything else but what I do. I definitely know I can do a better job at that.”

— On the topic of Beckham, Giants coach Ben McAdoo got into a heated exchange with WFAN sports radio host Mike Francesa on Thursday afternoon when Francesa asked McAdoo about Beckham’s behavior.

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Thursday’s Morning Mashup: Astros minor leaguer under fire for sexist Jessica Mendoza tweet 10.06.16 at 8:04 am ET
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Good morning, here’s your Thursday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB playoffs: Boston at Cleveland, 8:08 p.m. (TBS; WEEI-FM)
MLB playoffs: Toronto at Texas, 4:30 p.m. (TBS)
NFL: Arizona at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m. (NFL Network)
College football: Norfolk State at North Carolina A&T, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
College football: Temple at Memphis, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
College football: Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech, 8 p.m. (CBSSN)
NBA preseason: Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NBA TV)
Soccer: World Cup 2018 qualifying, Austria vs. Wales, 2:30 p.m. (FS2)
Soccer: World Cup 2018 qualifying, Ireland vs. Georgia, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer: World Cup 2018 qualifying, Italy vs. Spain, 2:30 p.m. (FS1)

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS:
MLB playoffs: Giants 3, Mets 0

AROUND THE WEB:

— Astros minor leaguer Brooks Marlow found himself in hot water Wednesday night when he sent out an offensive tweet about ESPN broadcaster Jessica Mendoza.

Tweeted Marlow tweeted from his @Bmarlow8 account: No lady needs to be on espn talking during a baseball game especially mendoza sorry

@astros Here is the screenshot pic.twitter.com/ddovXUUU0J

Marlow, a 23-year-old second baseman who was drafted in the 29th round in 2015 out of the University of Texas and hit .205 in 74 games this year for Single-A Lancaster in the California League, deleted the tweet minutes later.

Mendoza is a member of the Sunday Night Baseball broadcast booth and has received both praise and criticism for her performance calling games.

Backlash against Marlow was swift, and he has since deactivated his account. The Astros responded by tweeting out an apology.

— The Ravens fan who was critically injured during a brawl with two Raiders fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday is showing signs of improvement.

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