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This Week in Sports

By Josh Geller

Section: Sports

September 8, 2006

Baseball
The Boston Red Sox traded David Wells to San Diego.
Red Sox Pitcher Jon Lester will miss the remainder of the season due to anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Jonathan Papelbon has a fatigued shoulder and will sit out at least a week.
David Ortiz returned to the lineup on Tuesday after missing a week with heart palpitations.
Marlins rookie Anibal Sanchez throws first no-hitter in over 2 years on Wednesday against Arizona.

Football
The Patriots acquired Wide Receiver Doug Gabriel from Oakland for a draft pick.
Patriots Wide Receiver Deion Branch filed a grievance that the Patriots did not try to trade him after promising to do so.

Basketball
Spain defeated Greece to win the World Championships. Spains Pau Gasol was named Tournament MVP. USA finished with the bronze and leading scorer Carmelo Anthony was on the All-Tournament team.
Gasol will be out of action for three months due to a foot injury sustained in the World Championships.

Tennis
This past Sunday, one of the most storied tennis careers ended as Andre Agassi lost in the third round of his 21st consecutive and final US Open. Earlier in the year, he had announced the US Open would be his final tournament. Agassi won 8 Grand Slams in his career, winning each of the four tournaments at least once. The 36-year old also won a gold medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

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