Peter King joins the show to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension.

[0:01:19] ... and burn itself. Number two. Somewhat saint. That they hear it wherever Tom Brady sent our own a cell phone. Either to patriots employee or anybody is recoverable. Anyway. Tom so what why is this such ...
[0:02:08] ... of an exclamation point in the eyes of those people that. That Tom Brady absolutely guilty now feet repeat history cellphone that that at the you know that the relative and applicable date. In there. Our Peter yeah you for your five talked with Tom Brady many times interviewed him many times. I've had so much interest thing out stories on him as you step back and just look at what's happened in 2015. From. The day after the AFC championship game to his press conference to the Super Bowl to the suspension and the appeal. What's your take on it I mean a lot of people are saying I didn't expect this from Tom Brady I think he's guilty I think he's innocent. What word you stand now after just taking in the previous. Six now almost ...
[0:04:30] ... go out again. But as to what. What I think of of Tom Brady I mean I have I personally hurt for Tom. But it's certainly it's troubling to mean knowing that. You know their could ...
[0:06:00] ... they find out that the the New England Patriots football it. The Green Bay Packers football the Buffalo Bills football teams that play in cold climates. And an average outdoor December gain or 43 degrees. What happens if the difference between ...

Stephen A. Smith was on the show BEFORE the news came down about Tom Brady's suspension being upheld. He was also the first to report the news that Tom Brady destroyed his personal cell phone.

[0:00:16] ... during your comments you said. That the suspension will be upheld and Tom Brady will serve his four game suspension. The status to Serbia though just because it's handed down he can see he still could take this to court unless you're hearing something different that he is going to accept that you're not hearing that he's an upset. I appreciate your question absolutely I'm not eerie equally to accept that at all. A matter of fact they anticipated volume injunction did get confident that. Ultimately they will end up getting what they want and that is capped Tom Brady purple or game suspension until barring anything that happened. To change matters within the next twenty or 48 out. The position in the NFL is that they're gonna up orders all game suspension and they are incredibly competent. People end up serving at all I meant to. If you nail apart Juba Tom Brady destroying a fall in his report I think somebody. With the new England's and they are aware of that didn't know the ...
[0:02:18] ... Go to the words they use they are of the belief that Tom Brady. Destroyed itself. So they say oh convert it argue your art out to eat something about two or the other thing they. Where the New England Patriots all all of an organization they say that mark Robert Kraft obviously it will put in the that it's partly because at an older. You've got to do you on wanna be up all the league wants in the duke at this week you're competing against all all the ordered if you put an airport. Court still negotiating it. You've got a teammate you want the same shot. It's incumbent Paul Hewitt an owner to do what's in the best interest ultimately. It's not an that the league Bill Belichick ended up. It mattered that the that the league Bill Belichick and that being aware or alluded to meet this yet again. The Politico about how you have the fighting incident 2007. And as a result up that. You couldn't hack anything blemish. Bill Belichick because the language in the spot it will lead call for banishment from the leaked it indeed it would out. In this evening that similar that happen again with Bill Belichick. Go with an objective of this crap that diluted creature to take and that ended down at a bar Iraq itself and the NFL league all this stuff. This and I heard this morning well what I went on it. Financially he mentioned bill Belichick's name in this because it's it's. But if if how how would he be implicated in any other corporate Robert Kraft went ...
[0:04:12] ... that there may very well at something to do with that. Ultimately Bill Belichick could have been made it to wanted to read a lot and I'll shall competent. Erica broke you know impending. You know law suit I'll bot Tom Brady would you know that going in federal court. Volume and just should you push you put the suspected to be completely eradicated ...
[0:05:10] ... want additional kind of iron listing Alex you've seen that the actually Bill Belichick was protected throughout this whole thing and if we get deeper than new would have implicated him because that's aren't gonna do. ...

Junior Seau's daughter denied chance to speak at her father's HOF induction. Dan LeBetard addressed the Colin Cowherd suspension. Jack Trudeau pulled over with absurdly high BAC.

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[0:04:02] ... a lot of major league baseball players Vladimir Guerrero fifth grade education. Manny Ramirez so poured that he breast fed until he was six years old. There is an absence. Of education. I'll cross that sport. ...
[0:07:07] ... six on a just breast milk. It's like he's he's brought three Manny Ramirez. I had heard that before and I don't argue that I'd memory I have heard worried about while they're well. Boris eighties they were sixth. Mother's milk man at the better. That's what Jack production have been drinking the former Indianapolis Colts quarterback and one Russian did you hear about his view life. He's in charge of public intoxication operating while intoxicated and intimidating ...

The “B” in MFB has decided to accept a job back in Pittsburgh where he can be closer with his family. Tim Benz announces that he made the very difficult decision to leave his post at WEEI so he can return home full-time with his wife Kate.

The bride in this video is Indianapolis Colts cheerleader Erin Smith and other girls with her are her teammates on the squad. And while I hate the Colts right now with the white hot intensity of a thousand pizza ovens and am not in a mood to be charitable, sometimes you have to be the bigger man. Sometimes you have to be gracious and magnanimous and admit that this is the cutest, sweetest damn wedding moment maybe since the gang at Dunder-Mifflin did Chris Brown’s “Forever” at Jim and Pam’s nuptials.

So while I’m not feeling particularly charitable toward Indy at the moment, I have to give credit where it’s due and say this was sexy as hell. I could be that I’m just getting excited for football again. Or it could be that I’m just biologically unable to resist Salt ‘n Pepa. Either way I admit this was great. Now if only the Colts defense could move half as good as Erin and her crew they might actually be a threat in the AFC.


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Republican presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump voiced his displeasure with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s decision to end the city’s Olympic bid Monday. He tweeted a short time after Walsh’s press conference explaining the failure in not pursuing the bid further.

Republican presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump voiced his displeasure with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s decision to end the city’s Olympic bid Monday. He tweeted a short time after Walsh’s press conference explaining the failure in not pursuing the bid further.

Walsh had this one-liner locked and loaded in response to Trump’s statement when asked about the tweet on Dennis & Callahan.

“As I said earlier, that’s going to sound like his presidential campaign in about two months,” Walsh said.

Furthermore, after citing Trump’s rise in the polls following a name-drop by President Barack Obama, Dennis & Callahan teased Walsh, suggesting that he might consider running for national office after Trump’s public ridicule. Walsh didn’t rule out a future campaign.

“I might throw my hat in the ring for getting in on the democratic side,” he said.

When asked if he might endorse Bernie Sanders, Walsh stated that he had not considered it yet, but that he would stand behind a candidate in the near future.

“We’re going to see what happens in this race for a little while,” Walsh said. “I’m sure I’ll endorse somebody at some point.”

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Justin Pallenik

“I’€™m hearing that Tom Brady actually destroyed his cell phone.”

Well if Stephen A. Smith is hearing that Tom Brady destroyed his cell phone, it must be true. Because if there’s one thing we know about the NFL, the Deflategate investigation, the appeal process and the integrity of all involved, it’s that no one would lie to a reporter just to make the Patriots look bad.

I mean, sure we could call this story into question. You’d think that somewhere in his 243 pages Ted Wells might have squeezed in a sentence or two about how when he asked to look at Brady’s texts, Brady said “Sorry. Clumsy me! I dropped it in the bathroom.  Whoopsie!” Or that maybe in that 10-hour appeal in Roger Goodell’s secret underground lair on Park Ave. five weeks ago, when Brady dumped the mangled wreckage of a destroyed iPhone all over the conference table Goodell would have upheld the suspension right then and there. But nope. Somehow they managed to keep a lid on that explosive little bombshell until late July when someone in the know leaked it to Stephen A.

So that’s good enough for me. There’s no question in my mind that Brady took a hammer to his phone the instant he smelled the NFL hot on his trail. After all, why wouldn’t he? It worked out so well for Aaron Hernandez so it only makes sense a criminal like Brady would do likewise. And now the whole country can get down to the business of reporting, repeating, and believing this story is true, just like the one about the tape of the Rams walk through before the Super Bowl in 2002 which never existed. Because the first rule of sports journalism is never let the truth get in the way of a damning, anti-Patriots story.


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Depending on where you stood in the Boston 2024 debate, the failure of the Olympic bid is the fault of either:

A) The greedy and incompetent Boston 2024 committee or

B) The negative, backwards thinking, NIMBY, narrow-minded cynics who stand in the way of progress.

But whichever side of the ad hominem attack fence you’re on, we can all agree with one thing: The fact the USOC took the bid out back behind the barn and put it out of its misery is a triumph of the will of the people of Boston. Simply put, we as a people did not want this thing as it was presented to us. We didn’t trust what we were being told and ultimately shot the proposal down. You can all that negativity if you want, but to me the idea of healthy cynicism toward a small group of unelected, unaccountable, powerful people it the most positive force in the universe. Our country was built on it. And it’s worked out pretty much every time it’s ever been tried since.

Whatever else you think of No Boston Olympics and other similar opposition groups, they weren’t acting out of narrow self-interest. Unlike the original Boston 2024, they weren’t run by the owner of a construction firm or the head of the carpenter’s union who stood to make a buck out of their cause. They asked tough questions. They held the people in charge accountable. And ultimately they gave voice to a population who are sick of having powerful people not let little things like promises get in the way of gorging themselves at the public trough.

The Big Dig is the example everyone cites. But it’s just shorthand for dozens of similar examples. The MBTA. The Mass Pike toll booths that were supposed to come down by act of law in the late 1980s but are still standing. The trial court probation department. The “temporary” hike in the income tax. And on and on. We’ve been asked repeatedly to trust that this time we won’t get ripped off. And we won’t get fooled again.

Back when newspapers were a thing, they used to say you shouldn’t get into a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel. But we live in a world now where social media has leveled the playing field and given a voice to the not-so-well-connected. And the Olympic opposition groups used it to perfection. It was the Wikipedia definition of “grassroots.” It was democratic with a small “d.” They were the vox populi. They were a cyber “Les Miserables” storming the Bastille. The rebel scum who blew up the Death Star the USOC was threatening us with.

All you need to know about what the Boston 2024 bid was all about came Monday when, at the mere suggestion by Mayor Walsh that he wasn’t willing to guarantee public money to foot the bill for cost overages – two months before the deadline to sign guarantee – the kleptomaniacs at the USOC cut and ran. The came in to rob the joint and the first time Marty the security guard gave them the once over they dropped their weapons and ran for the getaway car. That should tell you what they were really after all along, and it wasn’t about showcasing sunny, fabulous Wollaston Beach to the volleyball-playing world.

So it’s to the undying credit of the mayor and the people of Boston that they demanded answers from these clowns instead of being led like sheeple to the financial slaughter. We are the Americans who invented the art of cynically opposing powerful people who are up to doing us no good, and 240 years later, we perfected it. Well done. The people of Boston have spoken.


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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday to discuss the end of Boston’s Olympic bid for 2024.