Russell To Be Paid $1 Million For Auerbach Book

Sure, Ohio State coach Jim Tressel just released a new book, but did Buckeye boosters give him $1 million to write it? Because that’s what Bill Russell will be receiving for sharing stories about Red Auerbach.

Bill Russell Red Auerbach Boston Celtics

The NEW YORK OBSERVER slams down news that the former Celtics center will be receiving a cool mil to pen a missive about the former cigar-chomping Celtics coach & GM. Read more…

Strawberry Snorts Up Courage To Write New Book

Darryl Strawberry must have figured if Jose Canseco can get two books published, why can’t he get at least one on the Barnes & Noble shelves?

Darryl Strawberry smile mugshot

(Which shot makes a better author’s photo for the inside cover?)

The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports that the former major leaguer & drug abuser is working on his memoirs, tentatively entitled “Straw”, which is set for a 2009 release. So, what can readers expect from Darryl’s diaries?

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