Spanning the Web
Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.
Captain Carl hospitalized: Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski is undergoing tests at Mass General after experiencing chest pains. Get well soon, Yaz. [Boston.com]
Ouch: Citing her Google popularity despite her disappointing performance in Beijing, Deadspin asks whether Winchester gymnast Alicia Sacramone is “the new Anna Kournikova.” [Deadspin]
A-Rod has some new friends: The recently separated Yankees third baseman was spotted cavorting with a a woman who resembled a younger version of estranged wife Cynthia, and a “tall Asian beauty.” [TMZ]
Gosh darn it, Massachusetts Democrats like him: Minnesota Senate hopeful Al Franken will stop in the state to raise money for his campaign on September 18. [PolitickerMA]
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