6PM ET: Paul Pierce: 'Ain't coming back to LA!'
Boise State Not Moving - Yet
Brewers Done With Jeff Suppan
June 7, 2010 6:04 PM ET
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Another Bold Comment From Pierce
The Celtics evened the NBA Finals at a game apiece on Sunday and can lock up their second NBA title in three years by winning the next three games -- all in Boston. After Pau Gasol committed a hard foul on Kendrick Perkins with 1:12 remaining in Game 2 and the Celtics leading, 97-90, Pierce was heard yelling, "We ain't coming back to LA!" as he helped his teammate off the floor.
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Mountain West Staying Put - For Now
Boise State will not be getting an invitation to join the Mountain West Conference -- at least for now. Commissioner Craig Thompson says the decision NOT to expand the nine-team conference is due to the potential shake-ups in other conferences. But he added that the decision in not final and they could reconsider once the other bigger conferences get sorted out.
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Brewers Cutting Their Losses
The Milwaukee Brewers have released struggling pitcher Jeff Suppan during the final year of the richest contract in team history. The Brewers signed Suppan to a $42 million, four-year deal before 2007, but Suppan never pitched as strongly as he did in his three previous seasons in St. Louis. With the Cardinals, he won a World Series and was picked the NLCS MVP in 2006, but his numbers steadily declined in Milwaukee. In 110 games, including 97 starts, Suppan went 29-36 with a 5.08 ERA. Suppan made two starts this year before being sent to the bullpen. The Brewers owe the 35-year-old Suppan the remainder of his $12.5 million salary this season as well as a $2 million buyout of his 2011 club option.