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March 13, 2013

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NFL Free Agency

The first day of free agency in the NFL, which began Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., started off with a bang as there were already multiple big signings and revelations.

The most important for Patriots fans is Wes Welker, who is reportedly done talking with the Pats and will test the market. That doesn’t mean Welker is leaving, it just means he is looking to see if anybody else will offer him a better deal.

Mike Wallace was the first big name to move as the speedy wide receiver agreed to a five year $65M deal with the Dolphins. The Dolphins were busy on Tuesday as they also signed Danell Ellerbe away from the Ravens. Ellerbe was reportedly Baltimore’s top priority this offseason after Joe Flacco.

Ravens DE/LB Paul Kreuger also left town signing with the Cleveland Browns. Baltimore, however, did come to terms on a deal with defensive.

Never a Yankee

Brian Wilson’s allegiance to his hometown Boston is, apparently, a determining factor in where he’ll play next.

When reporters caught up with the former Londonderry, NH standout recently and asked him if he would shave his beard to obey the New York Yankees’ no facial hair policy, Wilson gave a succinct three-word answer.

“I’m from Boston,” Wilson responded, seemingly ruling out any chance of him ever signing with the Yankees.

Wilson remains a free agent after undergoing his second Tommy John surgery in April.

Towson protests Towson

The Towson University baseball team was not to happy to hear the news that the University will be disbanding the baseball program. As a result the team elected to protest its own school.

The players put black duct tape over the “Towson” on the front of their jerseys to protest the situation. The men’s soccer program is also being cut, the University said the cuts are due to Title IX compliance.

-Compiled by Nick Curcuru

and Dave Dyer

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