The Celtics look young, gritty and hungry. The Bruins look old, tired and worn out. Dale, Michael and Jerry look at the expectations for both teams coming in to this season, and how fans are looking at them at this point in time.

[0:10:45] ... does that then take them to back now to that Atlanta. Not Atlanta Hawks category here now know. So another kid. So what palace. Makes a better. But better in the abstract David might be a ...
[0:16:36] ... know thirty year old photography reference. And that's what I like the Isiah Thomas trade so much because it wasn't one of those. His contract is expiring in that we can get rid of them we have that money that we can spend elsewhere it is our guy. Actually on the floor in uniform with the ball to him is that he be here next year if they want in the and the year after and now we can build statements on the cellphone pasty and I don't. What about how are you. Are just some sort of upset because blood flow and Celtics there and I just can't believe it worse firing the Atlanta Hawks. It will go aspire to build through the draft at least try to disperse. They're not the Atlanta Hawks I. Just I know Michael was only talking about how the hawks are our team without that that big name LeBron James Russell Westbrook star. But they're really really good team. And I got northeast even an orchestra and historically the Atlanta Hawks just kind of roll your eyes like oh really. The Atlanta Hawks. Of the Atlanta Hawks have never won an NBA championship so you know why would you try to beat him but this year's Atlanta Hawks. Are you have to say entertaining and extremely surprising right. They're they're falling fast they were good and October when nobody in ...
[0:19:32] ... work. They Danny Ainge really started to shine where you pick up Eddie House. And you pick up James Posey and you start to and you start doing things with your bench he built the bench. In an odd thing about a ...





In honor of Mookie Betts, we tackle four Red Sox rookie phenom prospects from recent memory.

[0:01:43] ... they were they actually made and they war. Well we're start would Dustin Pedroia we heard the hype when he was in the minor leagues. Unfortunately his first couple of weeks in 2007 as a rookie ...
[0:02:24] ... totally. A little pony tentative deal it helps to. A little pony Dustin Pedroia. What are the I I think it's fair to roam the city get this thing that you say this on national TV. ...
[0:03:44] ... trended down for what four or yours however. If they ship well Dustin Pedroia is going down I'm gonna be the string quartet playing nearer my god to the right to the bottom few for. Yes ...
[0:05:47] ... kid out of Tacoma Washington. You go on to beat the great Jon Lester. But the Major League debut for Jon Lester Russa. Then waiting for this all day long and getting ready in the bullpen. You walked out of the dugout into Fenway ...






Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss a rough weekend for the Bruins, and how there are 9 games remaining for them to make the case for this team to show some fight, or there may be drastic changes this off-season.

[0:04:00] ... crate G1 goal in his last thirteen to what his last twenty. Chris Kelly no goals in his last 181. In his last 23. It's a miracle they are when they're being carried now by by ...
[0:10:47] ... thing what's a guy like Brian bird don't with a guy like Phil Kessel. Well I remember saying to Brian Burke you know this guy just doesn't seem to BA Brian Burke kind of guy and I've known Bryant since he was in the minor league steal thirty some odd years ago. Any civil dale any any guy that put the puck in the back of the net as a Brian Burke guy not so much. And he said. And we talk to right after that right after Cassel got the Toronto. Well it what do you do with Phil Kessel. Can have a team full of Q Phil council's. But if you got a guy with his abilities. It kind of build ...
[0:11:50] ... Bill Cassell. Guys like castle didn't rob them the wrong way it's Phil Kessel who want to delete. I don't I'm just so old people mistake that. They were happy to happen they wanted to keep was happy with the way Phil do you think Cologne was happy with the way Phil Kessel played for the Boston Bruins I don't think so what do you do you know. About an idea you dummy you remember ...
[0:24:03] ... fans and it probably likely will cost somebody their job I heard Jeremy Roenick talking about that. On middays with MFV and he said if the Bruins don't make playoffs probably somebody will will pay furthered ...






We wrap up the day with some of the sound from this past weekend that you may have missed.

[0:00:58] ... you know no one player will ever defines the brand and the Dallas Cowboys. It didn't in the seventies and it didn't in the ninety's and it won't today and it won't in the future. And ...
[0:02:08] ... Little League phenom Monet Davis who by the way is now in high school. And was promptly removed from the team by the university. So today Monet Davis was doing that ESPN rounds and she was ...
[0:04:03] ... like that little it was you know kitchen. In the Little League World Series high school kids now which it looks very mature that's there there is some host of this down to a disputed. Just offered Twitter ...
[0:07:33] ... Show last week. Says it's time to let kids go directly from high school with the NBA. This is not an education they get yeah I mean let's face to go to school for six months then that's six per semester then second semester taking an online course so the eight PR soccer which. Certain places it's not about education it's not a good system. So the the bottle let the kids go out of high school there that they don't make eleven voted dearly how does not everybody. You know it's so which is it to making a little bit of a hold talks of a so let kids go at a high school they don't want it they don't want to record book do you regret my idol system to kids that wanna go to ...






Dale, Michael and Jerry tackle the four lowest seeds in our quest to find out the best sports movie of all time.

[0:04:45] ... it will be going up against Karate Kid our original not the Jason Smith one which studying 90%. Rating. On rotten tomatoes. So Owen. Out of. So me and that takes up dot. Site ...
[0:07:35] ... on a true story we could've done an entire bracket of just. Kevin Costner like sports fantasy films. If he's thought this like somebody times as he played an athlete or coach or commissioner Campbell it's ...
[0:09:55] ... But I mean. Rock rock he's the only one here that won best picture. That's what I want the long time ago but it also differs a human when you can't understand half dialogue on. The cut from last we know anything at this. But it also set the template for sports movies of all what is Karate Kid it's rocky does the right. What is. Vision quest rocking those high school wrestling gets it it's been so many times it would basically mean we Cuba rocky Gasquet. Exactly whereas. There is not like ...





We talk to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about his column today which basically accuses the Patriots of sour grapes for asking the league to enforce their own rules against tampering.

[0:08:09] ... I get that out of the way. Saul was it petty of Eric Mangini in the jets to report at them. What about that giving it eight constricted damage and gained a look if you think ...
[0:10:15] ... the last time there was that a tampering case in the NFL Lance Briggs. The San Francisco 49ers in the Chicago Bears swapped third round draft picks not seventh round as you suggested. Third round draft ...
[0:12:41] ... direction and. Nowadays right at your life into wanna talk about the Lance Briggs punishment a wider to wanna just gloss over that wanna go to the other. Big. Can you say it inaccurately that let out a OK correct there was one in between Iraq and if you want to look at the most recent example I think that I think that we can agree that that's probably a fair barometer the most recent example pepper. That I would just go based on that framework I don't I don't think it's anymore parent and the Lance Briggs case. Look at and I had a little bit in the recent can't bring issue I don't he's out. Actually debatable the ...
[0:15:42] ... how I was told to do with eighteen years ago by a Kansas City Chiefs scout I tried it but I didn't think it helped us. I know for a fact there were various teams doing best ...






Dale and MIchael talk Bruins the day after they were called out by fans, media and their own coach for a lack of desire in these crucial stretch run games.

[0:01:20] ... the bruins'. Best players and I think their three best players are Patrice Bergeron Zdeno Chara and Tuukka Rask. If there at three best players all stink at the same time in the same game they got zero ...
[0:02:01] ... but. Unlike Cologne billion like close to think he's about a barely Dave Lewis which I like him not like him a lot eyes. NM NM if quote once they endorse the books like Dave Lewis and I don't know I don't but. That's when you saying they wanted to they wanted to more than we did. And ...
[0:05:45] ... and and got there were guys fall on all over the place. Patrice Bergeron line was on for the first two goals against all both five on five goals. Patrice Bergeron was plus 38 last year. This series plus three. I'd gotten five on five plate for him and that line and yes I heard Kirk talked about this this morning Sanders no way he's one of the best players in the world. I truly believe he has but he sure isn't playing that way this here web mail came Patrice Bergeron got the problem absolutely I'm just saying if your best players. All played poorly in the same game and all three did ...
[0:12:18] ... you are so that's how that's outbreaks now put. If you'll had. Mike Babcock. Coaching this team training camp all the way up until right now. Where would the Boston Bruins being this is what you you have to pick this out before you decide to move on from clos which I would not endorse. So we have a coach Mike Babcock who's terrific. Got a couple gold medals got some Stanley K got his name on the Stanley Cup. Where would the Bruins be right now. Maybe I mean. I guess the question I have Fauria is duke I think Patrice Bergeron would be a better player of Mike Babcock and coaching what I'm then upload Julie. That's what I'm asking I know I don't know I understand that and and that's ...






We speak with Michael McCann, attorney and law professor, about the latest developments in Aaron Hernandez's trial for allegedly murdering Odin Lloyd.

[0:00:01] ... your calls in just a couple of minutes here at 6177797937. I'm Michael McCann. Sports law professor at the University of New Hampshire. And a writer for Sports Illustrated and SI dot com Twitter follow at McCann sports law. Has been gracious enough to up at a catch us up to ...
[0:00:41] ... and Aaron Hernandez's mind that night which is a couple nights before golden boy was killed. And her testimony also raises questions I think for jurors' minds whether to believe her did she is seek out ...
[0:01:37] ... Hernandez was staring at noted Lloyd and another friend. Across from the dance floor and in the implication was that it was you know he's beaming at this guy I've been here so devoid. And then there's something wrong but then we also hear evidence that Aaron Hernandez who like to stand at a particular spot at the rumor nightclub. And stairway into this to the dance floor which would suggest he wasn't looking at notably but just staring related. All these facts could be twisted it and it's very ...
[0:07:13] ... nightclub. You can follow him at McCann sports law reais up fund Sports Illustrated SI dot com Michael McCann we really appreciate time as always we'll talk to you again. I haven't gotten thanks Michael Michael McCann joining us. ...






We discuss the premise being floated in New York that the Patriots wanting tampering charges leveled at the Jets is nothing but sour grapes.

[0:05:33] ... that's how they win their championships they're always doing it and I Bill Belichick always opens up until at a welcome back and says are now. Now we don't have anything all this is another NFL ...
[0:16:09] ... here for truth and justice. He's here for that he's here for bill Belichick's driveway at great American and and underwear England patriots. British metal works for the New York Daily News and banks. He's a ...
[0:19:30] ... little different because of who wants. And and the enmity that exists Bill Belichick. Hates that jets with every fiber of his being in knots are because they're a division rival because he dominates the division ...
[0:22:45] ... to talk about players under contract to another team which I've heard Bill Belichick say effort other coaches general managers owners say. At that when just eluded him again. In if you don't enforce this. Then ...






We wrap up the week with the best in sound you may have missed, plus our intern Laroy Streat is back on the mic.

[0:03:59] ... texas' Michael urinating. The first is that I cannot tell aligned with Brian Williams the first half half half I have. It has dried that's right. And it it really the full disclosure of everything that ...
[0:08:38] ... well I appreciate you conceivable way just what what year was that Andy Reid the pool. Five. Assume some. How on that you go on but I can't remember. Not to my hero and model I ...
[0:09:13] ... of guilty pleasures and its rate you know kind of trashy reality TV shows. That's why it's there. Levin of pop you know things like that. On others in new trashy reality TV show that I ...
[0:10:50] ... stuff to wrap up our week. I doubt we'll leave that thank. March Madness yeah but if they get the so when you put them back at the democratic all right well enough not to have ...