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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.

 
 
COLUMNS
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.
DJ Bean
11/13/2015 - 3:57pm
WILMINGTON — The Bruins dressing room at TD Garden must be an interesting place at around 7:45 p.m. on game nights. 
DJ Bean
11/12/2015 - 1:01pm


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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.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NB…

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.

Game 6 and Hawks Series Breakdown plus offseason preview with Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog

Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for a breakdown of what went wrong in the Celtics series against the Hawks. they then played Celtics free agent tinder and looked ahead to the big moves in store for the offseason.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown with ESPN's Chris Forsberg - 4/28/16

It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!

Xander Bogaerts Player of…

Xander Bogaerts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after the Red Sox beat the White Sox behind a solid outing from Clay buchholz

5-01-16 Christian Vazquez Player Of The Game Interview

Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox catcher, whose two-run homer off of Dellin Betances gave the Sox the lead for good over the Yankees.

Rick Porcello Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, after he pitched 7 shutout innings against the Yankees Saturday night.

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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.

Headlines - Lenny Clark p…

Headlines - Lenny Clark pissed, Scott Eck becomes Kristen Eck, and Caityn Jenner is getting nude, 5-5-16

Lenny Clarke was pissed at Kirk yesterday. WBZ's Scott Eck is transgendering to become Kristen Eck. Caitlyn Jenner will pose nude in Sports Illustrated.

Tom Brady releases a $200 cookbook, 5-5-16

John, Gerry and Kirk re-visit some of the Tom Brady conversation from last year regarding his diet, as the TB12 company has released a cookbook for 200 bucks.

Buchholz bounces back and continues to be inconsistent, 5-5-16

Clay Buchholz finally got a win and the guys discuss his inconsistencies over his career.

Former Red Sox/Patriots t…

Former Red Sox/Patriots team doctor, Dr. Gill, joins OMF to talk Pablo Sandoval's surgery 5-4-16

Dr. Thomas Gill calls in to give his input on Pablo Sandoval's season ending surgery, and tells the guys how long he thinks the third baseman will be out.

Danny Ainge prepares for the Celtics off season 5-4-16

The Celtics are approaching a very important off season, and Danny Ainge needs to figure out a plan to get a star in Boston...most importantly Kevin Durant. Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about who the team needs to go after.

Christian can't help but make childish jokes with Tom Werner 5-4-16

Tom Werner was in studio today and Christian could not hold himself back when Tom Werner mentioned the comedian "Whitney Cummings."

Red Sox Manager John Farr…

Red Sox Manager John Farrell - Sox are close to making a decision on Eduardo Rodriguez

John Farrell calls us from Chicago to talk Pablo, E-Rod, Joe Kelly, Travis Shaw and much more.

A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy - Discussing 4@4 and Boston's Sports Villains

Four at Four bled into some genuine discussion about who this town's greatest villains truly are.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Boston's Greatest Villains Edition 05-04-16

Inspired by A-Rod's appearance at Fenway, we discuss four of our biggest Villains/nemesis' on the Boston sports scene.

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Mikey and Lenny talk Clay Buchholz' struggles, and visit the Ghosts of Baseball past (Well, some of them are still alive...)

The Planet Mikey Show,5/3/16

Mikey and Lenny talk Sox and Sandoval

Planet Mikey Podcast - Hour 4, 4-21-16

It’s all about the music – the crew touches on Prince, and the greatest bands of all time

It Is What It Is Cast - T…

It Is What It Is Cast - Trags and Price on the return of Dante

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the return of offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and what it means to the future of the offensive line, new safeties coach Steve Belichick and his football relationship to his dad and recap the Patriots 2016 draft and what to expect from some of the higher profile selections in their upcoming rookie season.

Enough About Me - Ep. 13: Lou Merloni

Kirk Minihane sits down with co-worker and often times nemesis, Lou Merloni, to talk about their past altercations and their own philosophies about radio. Kirk and Lou discuss some of the issues they have with working at the station and their disagreements with management.

New Age Insiders Podcast- Guest JT Dunn & Fan Questions

The New Age Insiders had the chance to take fan questions that were left over from their LIVE show on Tuesday, and had the pleasure to talk to wrestler on the rise, JT Dunn! Follow us on Twitter at @NewAgeInsiders

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Federal appellate lawyer Raffi Melkonian gives his expert analysis on 2nd Circuit court's decision, 4-25-16

Glenn, Lou, and Christian check in with Raffi Melkonian to get his insight on the 2nd Circuit court's decision and what Tom Brady's options are going forward.

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We check in for the national perspective on Tom Brady's reinstated suspension from MMQB/SI's Peter King

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Does Prince's drug use change your opinion of him? 4-25-16

Dino, Gerry and Kirk look at the reports surrounding Prince and his drug use.

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Immediate reaction to the Tom Brady suspension news, 4-25-16

Glenn, Lou and Christian (and ESPN) react to the news that Tom Brady will be suspended the first 4 games of the 2016 season.

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Jessica Mendoza and the Sunday Night Baseball Broadcast 4-25-16

The guys react to the performance of the ESPN broadcast team.

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