UPDATE: Red Sox assistant general manager Brian O'Halloran told media members on Wednesday that Joel Hanrahan will be the team's closer, not Andrew Bailey.
Bob Ryan and Steve Buckley join Lou Merloni on Sports Sunday to discuss the Red Sox latest reported trade for Joel Hanrahan of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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: