UPDATE: Saturday 10:15p - According to Gordon Edes, Mark Melancon could also be included in the trade for Joel Hanrahan.
Trenni Kusnierek has the headlines and highlights for Thursday evening, including:
Tom Brady returns to practice for the Patriots . . .
Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, December 20:
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