Astros catcher's son dies at 16 months old

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Astros catcher's son dies at 16 months old

From Comcast SportsNetHOUSTON (AP) -- The 16-month-old son of Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan has died.Corporan told the team Saturday that Carlos Corporan Jr., had died The team said he had undergone four heart surgeries since his birth in June 2011.The team released a statement Saturday offering its condolences to the Corporan family, calling the boy's battle with serious health issues "an inspiration to so many of us."The 28-year-old Corporan agreed to a minor league deal with Houston in 2010. He hit .269 in 27 games this season.

Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat

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Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat

BOSTON -- There was a bomb threat to the Boston Celtics’ team plane to Oklahoma City on Saturday afternoon, but no one was injured.

The incident will be investigated by NBA security which will work in conjunction with the FBI on this matter which was one of several hoaxes called into airports across the country on Saturday.

News of the bomb threat was first known when Celtics forward Jae Crowder posted an Instagram photo showing players departing the plane with the caption, “BOMB THREAT ON US”.

Celtics officials declined to comment on the matter and instead referred all bomb threat-related questions to the league office.

Messages to the league office were not immediately returned.