AIE: Todays Top Stories That I Have Read

Chris ThompsonContributor IJanuary 6, 2009

 AIE stands for Articles I Enjoy on today January 6, 2009. This is my way of letting every reader who enters this site know what the headlines are from around the sports world, not necessarily related to the NBA.

Top Story



DENVER — Denver Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony will miss at least three weeks with a broken bone in his shooting hand, but he won’t need surgery. Here is the article Melo out but won’t need surgery by the Associated Press.

A recent conversation between Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti and agent Scott Boras produced no progress in the team’s effort to retain Manny Ramirez, according to a source with knowledge of the discussions. Here is the article Manny in L.A. still makes senseby Ken Rosenthal at FOX Sports

Although Major League Baseball never said J.C. Romero tried to cheat, the 33-year-old relief pitcher who won the third and clinching games of the 2008 World Series has been ruled guilty of “negligence” and will be suspended for the first 50 games of the 2009 season. Here is the article Suspended Romero ‘didn’t cheat’ by Peter Gammons

Darnell Mayberry, the beat reporter for the OKC Thunder, wrote an article Monday listing available Thunder players and players from other NBA teams that would be of interest to Oklahoma City. Here is the article Report: Oklahoma City Thunder interested in Afflalo and Amir? by Dave Dial at Full Court Press.

Detroit News sports columnist Rob Parker has resigned from the newspaper, the paper’s managing editor told Journal-isms on Tuesday. Parker had been demoted to general assignment sports reporter, the Newspaper Guild disclosed, in the fallout from a news conference question to the coach of the Detroit Lions NFL team that drew criticism from management, readers and other sports journalists. Here is the article Columnist Rob Parker Out at Detroit News by Richard Prince at