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Monday’s Morning Mashup: Red Sox upgrade sleep room at Fenway for players to nap; ESPN’s ‘O.J.: Made in America’ wins Best Feature Documentary Oscar 02.27.17 at 9:30 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 and scores from our news wire.

MONDAY’S MORNING MASHUP:
MLB:
Exhibition: St. Louis at Boston, 1 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850)
MLB: Exhibition: NY Yankees vs. Baltimore, 1 p.m. (MLB Network)
NBA:
Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (TNT)
NBA: Atlanta at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
NBA: Indiana at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
NHL: Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
College basketball: North Carolina at Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
College basketball: West Virginia at Baylor, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Miami at Virginia Tech, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Norfolk State at Hampton, 9 p.m. ESPNU
College basketball: Oklahoma at Kansas, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
Women’s college basketball: Connecticut at South Florida, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Women’s college basketball: Baylor at Oklahoma, 8 p.m. (FS1)
Women’s college basketball: TCU at Texas Tech, 8 p.m. (FSN)

AROUND THE WEB:

— When the Red Sox players return to Fenway Park this spring, they will find some major improvements to their team nap room.

The 145-square-foot sleep area is undergoing renovations after the Red Sox reached a deal with custom-made bedding company Bedgear this season. The room will now be equipped with performance bedding, including cool-vented pillows. It will also have oak floors, exposed brick and more beds.

“Every little edge you can get on your competition, if it’s one game or even an extra out, it matters,” Red Sox head athletic trainer Brad Pearson told the Boston Globe. “We’re always looking for ways to get better. This is one way.”

“How many hours can I sleep without waking up, that is the big thing for me,” Hanley Ramirez said. “It changes the way you play. It’s unbelievable. When you’re young you don’t think about stuff like that.”

Players tested mattresses and were fitted for pillows during spring training last week. They were also able to select their own luxury sheets and blankets.

The upgraded sleep room will be ready by Opening Day.

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Wednesday’s Morning Mashup: UFC champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, brother of Patriots’ Chandler Jones, enters drug rehab 01.07.15 at 8:13 am ET
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Welcome to Wednesday’s 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: Bruins at Penguins, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
NHL: Rangers at Ducks, 10:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
NBA: Celtics at Nets, 7:30 p.m. (CSNNE)
NBA: Rockets at Cavaliers, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: Suns at Timberwolves, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
College basketball: NC State at Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Syracuse at Georgia Tech, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Temple at Tulane, 7 p.m. (ESPNews)
College basketball: Seton Hall at Xavier, 7 p.m. (CBSSN)
College basketball: Colorado at Utah, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Kansas at Baylor, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: TCU at Kansas State, 9 p.m. (ESPNews)
College basketball: DePaul at Creighton, 9 p.m. (FS1)
College basketball: SIU Edwardsville at Belmont, 9 p.m. (CBSSN)

AROUND THE WEB:

Jon Jones celebrates after his title defense Saturday. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Jon Jones celebrates after his title defense Saturday. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

— UFC standout Jon “Bones” Jones, brother of Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones, entered a drug treatment facility Tuesday, three days after defending his light heavyweight championship with a unanimous decision against Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas.

Jones, 27, was randomly tested last month by the Nevada Athletic Commission and tested positive for the main metabolite of cocaine, benzoylecgonine. Because it’s not banned for non-competition use, Jones was not penalized before Saturday’s fight.

“I am proud of Jon Jones for making the decision to enter a drug treatment facility,” UFC president Dana White said. “I’m confident that he’ll emerge from this program like the champion he truly is.”

Jones, who pleaded guilty to driving while impaired after a one-car accident in upstate New York in 2012, issued a statement to Yahoo Sports in which he apologized to his family, including his fiancee and their four daughters.

Chandler Jones, during his Monday appearance on Middays with MFB, said he watched his brother’s fight on TV and congratulated him afterward.

“I spoke to him directly after the fight,” Chandler said. “He was very excited. I was happy for him. It was a great day for our family.”

A third brother, Arthur, is a defensive end for the Colts.

Mike Tannenbaum, who served as general manager of the Jets from 2007-12, was named executive vice president of football operations for the Dolphins effective Feb. 1.

Dolphins GM Dennis Hickey, who just completed his first season, will report to Tannenbaum. Coach Joe Philbin will continue to report to owner Stephen Ross.

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Tuesday’s Morning Mashup: Jets coach Rex Ryan apologizes for swearing at Patriots fan 11.15.11 at 8:01 am ET
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Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

WHAT’S HAPPENING LOCALLY TUESDAY:
NHL: Devils at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN)

AROUND THE WEB:

‘™¦ Rex Ryan was caught on video shouting an obscenity at a Patriots fan who was taunting the Jets coach after Sunday night’s game at MetLife Stadium. After the Jets’ 37-16 loss, the fan yelled, “Hey, Rex, [Bill] Belichick is better than you.” Responded Ryan: “Shut the [expletive] up.”

On Monday, Ryan apologized. An NFL spokesman said the league is looking at the situation, and there is speculation that Ryan will face a fine.

“I was emotional,’€ Ryan said. ‘€œIt was an emotional time. I was coming in. You know, I obviously made a mistake. I was full of emotion and just popped off. Obviously, I know I represent the National Football League, I know I represent the Jets and I know it was a mistake. And I apologize for it. This is who I am. I made a mistake. I’€™m about as big a competitor as there is. At that time, I was in no mood to hear anything. But I also understand I have to handle that better.”

Meanwhile, Belichick had some derogatory comments of his own for the Jets, making a snide comment about the Jets’ supposed “best defense in the league” to his son Stephen as they walked off the field. Ryan insisted he didn’t take offense to Belichick’s words, joking that he made a similar statement to his son after stopping New England’s high-powered offense and winning in Foxboro last season in the playoffs.

Added Ryan: “It’s something I’ll bring up to [Belichick] after we beat them in the playoffs again this year.”

‘™¦ The Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday inducted its new class: Joe Nieuwendyk, Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe. Onetime Bruins coach Pat Burns, who died a year ago at the age of 58, was not one of the inductees, and that does not sit well with Jesse Spector at the Sporting News — or some of the inductees themselves. “Pat Burns,’€ Doug Gilmour said at the end of his speech. ‘€œWe all miss him, the league misses him, and more importantly, we believe he’€™ll be here one day.”

‘™¦ Joe Paterno‘s name was removed from the Big 10 football championship trophy, in the latest insult to the legendary Penn State coach. With that in mind, Real Clear Sports has a list of the top 10 tarnished legacies in sports. Paterno ranks third, behind Mike Tyson and No. 1 O.J. Simpson.

ON THIS DAY TRIVIA: On Nov. 15, 1967, Carl Yastrzemski, winner of the American League’s Triple Crown, was named MVP. However, the vote was not unanimous. Which Twins player received one vote?

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Report: O.J. Simpson’s daughter accused of money laundering 08.30.10 at 12:26 pm ET
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O.J. Simpson‘s oldest daughter, Arnelle Simpson, reportedly faces a lawsuit in Miami accusing her of money laundering in her attempt to hide money paid to her father in his 2006 book deal. And according to a story in the Chicago Sun-Times (scroll down to the second item), the 41-year-old Arnelle also is on the defensive against half-sister Sydney Simpson for allegedly spending the hidden money that had been designated for all the former NFL star’s children.

O.J. Simpson, who is serving a prison sentence of 19 to 33 years in Nevada for armed robbery and kidnapping, allegedly set up a Florida corporation to collect approximately $780,000 paid to him as an advance for his book “If I Did It.” According to the National Enquirer, the company was equally owned by Simpson’s four children, with Arnelle serving as president and director. Those maneuverings were designed to keep the money from the families of the late Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson. Simpson lost a wrongful death civil trial in 1997 and was ordered to pay $33.5 million to the families, the large majority of which has not been paid.

According to the Sun-Times report, a source close to Sydney Simpson said the 25-year-old former Boston University undergrad ”is furious that Arnelle has gone through most of that money all by herself.”

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