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DJ Bean grew up in Section 127 of Fenway Park thanks to his grandfather's season ticket package and has immersed himself in the Boston sports scene ever since. In addition to co-founding multi-sport draft site DraftEmpire.com, DJ has written for the Boston Metro and 890 ESPN, among other outlets. He has been writing for WEEI.com since the summer of 2009 and continues to spread the Byron Leftwich gospel on Guest Street.

 
 
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DJ Bean
01/06/2016 - 8:04am
The Bruins are having trouble scoring, and David Pastrnak is back in North America.
DJ Bean
01/01/2016 - 7:32pm
FOXBORO -- Friday was billed as a once-in-a-lifetime event. If only the Bruins could be so lucky.
DJ Bean
01/01/2016 - 7:31am
Don Sweeney didn’t really have the answer to the question, so he did his best to explain the situation.
DJ Bean
12/31/2015 - 2:09am
There are two impressions Brad Marchand can leave on spectators: 
DJ Bean
12/30/2015 - 4:15am
To borrow a football term, it's officially Habs week. 
DJ Bean
12/27/2015 - 12:15am
After failing to seize first place earlier in the week, the Bruins remained both optimistic and determined.
DJ Bean
12/23/2015 - 11:04am
If the Ducks offered a fifth year and a no-trade clause, it’s likely Matt Beleskey would have never made it to free agency.
DJ Bean
12/22/2015 - 12:35am
A Bruins power play is like a new Justin Timberlake album: fantastic and uncommon. 
DJ Bean
12/17/2015 - 5:21pm
Playing on a fourth line for the Red Wings is quite different from playing on a fourth line for the Bruins. Landon Ferraro knows from experience. 
DJ Bean
12/10/2015 - 3:40am
Print the Winter Classic tickets. 
DJ Bean
12/08/2015 - 9:51am
It was in 2011-12 that Zdeno Chara’s slap shot was clocked at 108.8 miles per hour, the hardest recorded shot in the history of the NHL.
DJ Bean
12/04/2015 - 11:46am
When the Bruins traded Dougie Hamilton to the Flames for three draft picks back in June, there was a nearly universal reaction that they didn’t get enough.
DJ Bean
12/01/2015 - 1:32am
When the doors to the Bruins’ dressing room open to the media the morning of game days, the only repulsive odor is sweat.
DJ Bean
11/27/2015 - 6:59pm
That the Bruins were in playoff position on Thanksgiving didn’t really matter.
DJ Bean
11/22/2015 - 12:16am
While a blowout win is ideal, there might not have been a better way for the Bruins to end their five-game home stand than with a grind-it-out, outlast-the-opponent-through-a-scoreless-night kind of victory. 
DJ Bean
11/19/2015 - 9:57am
At 8-8-1, the Bruins are not a particularly good team. They do some things well, but a month and a half into the season, they’re not the titans of the Eastern Conference that they once were. 
DJ Bean
11/18/2015 - 12:53am
Claude Julien came into the season jazzed about what could be for the Bruins' new-look team. After 17 games, he doesn’t sound so excited anymore. 
DJ Bean
11/17/2015 - 3:01pm
The No.
DJ Bean
11/16/2015 - 5:38pm
Zac Rinaldo is very confident in himself. He believes he can be a regular NHL player. He believes in his speed.
DJ Bean
11/15/2015 - 12:11am
Not long ago, beating an OK team playing the second game of a back-to-back in mid-November wouldn’t even move the needle for the Bruins.


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Mike Reiss with Dale, Hol…

Mike Reiss with Dale, Holley and Thornton

Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- Roger Goodell is maddening! -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- A look at the AFC East post NFL Draft -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins…

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins Giardi and Bradford to preview the NBA Draft and the future of the Celtics - "They're looking to get a starter this year, a starter in next year's draft and possibly a free agent starter...Kevin Durant is not coming here." ...

Jeff Goodman calls Mike and Rob to drop a ton of knowledge on the upcoming NBA Draft and some of the names available. Sorry fans - he doesn't see Kevin Durant or any big-named free agents coming to Boston and thinks they'll end up making the third pick this season. He also says that there is NO WAY he would trade next year's Brooklyn pick because the draft will be very deep. He discusses the chances of trading with Philly for Okafor, why he like Kris Dunn so much and much more.

Head Coach Brad Stevens with Dale and Holley

Brad Stevens makes his first appearance on the Dale and Holley with Thornton show. We discuss the Atlanta series and what went wrong, and where the Celtics go from here.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NBA.com's Ian Thomsen on Spurs-Thunder Ending, Danny Ainge's next move for Celtics 5/3

Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.

Red Sox Review with Danny…

Red Sox Review with Danny Picard, 5-29-16

Danny Picard recaps the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.

5-28 Danny Picard - Red Sox Review

Who is to blame for the Red Sox 10-9 loss to the Blue Jays? Danny points the finger.

Tim Neverett talks with John Farrell on Clay Buchholz move to the bullpen

Tim talks with Red Sox manager John Farrell before the Red Sox game against the Blue Jays. John talks about Clay Buchholz move to the bullpen and adjustments he expects him to have to make going from the starter to the bullpen.

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean…

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- A look toward the future for the Bruins -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.

SUNDAY SKATE with WEEI's DJ Bean and Uproxx's Pete Blackburn -- They got what they wanted...Claude Julien is staying in Boston -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.

Butch Stearns with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- The season is officially over for the Bruins; where do we go from here? -- 4-10-16

Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.

Lucy goes after Dino, 5-2…

Lucy goes after Dino, 5-27-16

Lucy's parting shot after not taking the job is to attack Dino for how he treats producers.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines--Will Bernie and Trump debate?

Bernie Sanders wants to debate Trump.

The Red Sox honored the '86 team, 5-27-16

Yaz was on hand at Fenway last night to honor the '86 team and Wade Boggs' number retirement.

Swimming With Sharks 5-27…

Swimming With Sharks 5-27-16

Christian shares his fear of shark attacks...in a pool.

Travis Shaw Joins OMF, 5-27-16

Travis Shaw talks about Clay Buccholz, David Ortiz, and his fear of the dark when he was a kid.

OMF, Whiner Line 5/27

No one is safe from OMF's Whiner Line.

Laroy Streat's Freestyle …

Laroy Streat's Freestyle Friday via the Dale & Holley Show

Laroy Streat keeps setting fire to the airways and talks people singing his Freestyle Fridays to him when they see him on the street! Catch our guy every friday via final drive! He's must listen radio!

Dale and Holley's Final Drive Including Laroy's Freestyle Friday 5/27/16

We end the week with the best in sound Laroy Streat continues to set fire to the airways with his music.

Dale and Holley's Freestyle Friday Hour 2 - Red Sox Pitching and Triple A.

The guys talk Red Sox pitching and the problems that could arise with Buchholz struggles.

Red Sox Review with Danny…

Red Sox Review with Danny Picard, 5-29-16

Danny Picard recaps the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-26-16

Mut recaps the Sox 8-2 loss to the Rockies.

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-25-16

Mut recaps the Sox 10-3 win over the Rockies.

Unsportsmanlike Podcast -…

Unsportsmanlike Podcast - Graig Murphy 2

Jerry is joined by Graig Murphy to talk stand up comedy. Until Graig pretty much hijacks the podcast to tell his side of the "Big Show Unfiltered" story.

SoccerCast - Champions League Final Preview

Ben and Russ preview the Champions League Final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Who we want to win, who we think will win, and why. We also talk about our wishes for the USMNT.

Enough About Me - Ep. 15: Pete Sheppard

The Dennis and Callahan malcontent is joined by former WEEI personality Pete Sheppard to talk about his past involvement with the station and his current gig in New Hampshire. You'll be glad to hear Pete hasn't changed one bit.

Lucy goes after Dino, 5-2…

Lucy goes after Dino, 5-27-16

Lucy's parting shot after not taking the job is to attack Dino for how he treats producers.

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Ep. 15: Pete Sheppard

Ep. 15: Pete Sheppard

The Dennis and Callahan malcontent is joined by former WEEI personality Pete Sheppard to talk about his past involvement with the station and his current gig in New Hampshire. You'll be glad to hear Pete hasn't changed one bit.

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OMF, Whiner Line 5/27

OMF, Whiner Line 5/27

No one is safe from OMF's Whiner Line.

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Mustard & Johnson - GO PA…

Mustard & Johnson - GO PATRIOTS! You won't like him when he's angry

Deflategate rage explodes on the guys. They argue whether Brady is dragging it out or he should defend his innocence and the callers get in on the action.

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Kirk's podcast with Pete …

Kirk's podcast with Pete Sheppard, 5-27-16

Gary Tanguay fills in for Dino and they talk about Kirk's podcast with Pete Sheppard.

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