Report: 'Phillies 'intensify' pursuit of Cody Ross

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Report: 'Phillies 'intensify' pursuit of Cody Ross

The Red Sox signed Shane Victorino to man right field next season, but Cody Ross still out there on the free agent market.

His market is reportedly starting to heat up.

According to Ken Rosenthal, the Phillies are "intensifying" their efforts to bring the former Red Sox outfielder to Philadelphia.  He has also been courted by Seattle this offseason.

The 32-year-old hit .267 with 22 home runs and 81 RBI last season for the Red Sox.

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.