Newswire: Bruschi & League News

News from around the web includes: New England Patriot linebacker Tedy Bruschi helps a young boy's dream come true; Father of late Minnesota Viking lineman, Korey Stringer, dies at 57 and a look at Massachusetts scalping laws.

Newswire Items 7/05/06

-- New England Patriot linebacker Tedy Bruschi helped a young boy's dream come true. Through the efforts of the Make-a-Wish foundation, Andrew Geracoulis met Bruschi at Gillette stadium. Geracoulis is a six year old boy that has a heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. This is when the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. The Boston Herald is reporting that Bruschi is Gearcoulis's favorite player "Because he had a heart surgery like me."

-- James Stringer, the father of late Minnesota Vikings lineman Korey Stringer, has died at the age of 57. According to ESPN, James Stringer died of an apparent heart attack. In 2001, Korey Stringer died from heat stroke during the Viking's training camp.

-- Despite Massachusetts' laws making scalping illegal, many people sell tickets to Boston sporting events at an inflated price. Scalpers are also using the internet to sell their tickets. This has made the enforcement of scalping laws nearly impossible.

-- Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter takes a look at the AFC West in his ongoing series of Fantasy Football articles. Lolley has previously previewed the AFC East and the AFC North. Check the Patriots Insider archives for these past articles.

These articles and more can be found in Wednesday's Newswire


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