Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Friday, January 4:
Bob Neumeier has the headlines and highlights for Thursday evening, including:
The Red Sox have gone downright Belichickian in clamping down on information about their deal, or non-deal, with Mike Napoli, but some light may be peeping through the iron curtain.
As the Mike Napoli saga drags on, Lou Merloni weighs in on what the Red Sox should do.
The Red Sox came to a three-year 39 million deal with Mike Napoli in winter meetings, but here we are and the two sides don't have a contract.