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Jeff Goodman is the senior basketball writer for FOXSports.com, covering the sport on all levels. Jeff grew up and lives in Framingham and prior to joining FOXSports.com, he covered the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and college sports for the Associated Press, USA Today and Washington Post. Jeff also contributed to the Boston Herald for the past few years.
 
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Jeff Goodman
06/23/2010 - 6:35pm
Danny Ainge’s deals for Ray Allen and, subsequently, Kevin Garnett are what made the Celtics relevant again over the past three seasons.
Jeff Goodman
10/28/2009 - 11:40am
While everyone (rightfully so) focused on Kevin Garnett and how his surgically repaired knee would hold up against LeBron James and the Cavaliers in the Celtics' season-opener, the most encouraging sight of the night was seeing Kendrick Perkins on the bench in crunch time.
Jeff Goodman
08/03/2009 - 8:40pm
"I don’t know what’s going to happen," Glen Davis said while working out in Houston. "It’s still too early to tell.
Jeff Goodman
07/06/2009 - 10:18am
There are always those guys you despise when they walk into the building. They are rarely those that can’t play.
Jeff Goodman
07/01/2009 - 8:16am
WALTHAM -- Paul Pierce was never concerned that Rajon Rondo was leaving Boston.
Jeff Goodman
06/21/2009 - 1:32pm
Rajon Rondo isn’t going anywhere.
Jeff Goodman
05/08/2009 - 12:13pm
Paul Pierce just doesn’t quite look like himself these days. There are certainly times in the postseason thus far that “The Truth” has surfaced.
Jeff Goodman
04/19/2009 - 11:24pm
This scene looked awfully familiar. Ray Allen standing at his locker after a poor postseason shooting performance, looking bewildered and befuddled to come up with answers as to why he wasn’t able to knock down jumpers from all over the court.
Jeff Goodman
03/25/2009 - 6:03pm
The Sweet 16 is upon us in Boston, but there are three other sites around the country where the Big Dance has also descended. Here are 10 Storylines to Watch over the next few days:
Jeff Goodman
03/15/2009 - 9:32pm
No top seed has ever lost in the first round since the field expanded to 64. If it is ever to happen, this could be the year. It’s been that type of season in college basketball. Expect the unexpected.
Jeff Goodman
02/24/2009 - 10:29pm
All signs point to Stephon Marbury joining the Boston Celtics after he clears waivers.
Jeff Goodman
02/17/2009 - 8:39pm
Don’t be shocked if the extent of Danny Ainge’s wheeling and dealing prior to Thursday’s trade deadline begins and ends with the conclusion of the Sam Cassell Era in Boston.
Jeff Goodman
01/23/2009 - 6:01pm
 You won’t find a coach in America who doesn’t respect Boston College’s Al Skinner. You also won’t find one that doesn’t envy the Eagles head man.  
Jeff Goodman
12/26/2008 - 11:18am
The Los Angeles Lakers are a better team, but they are not the better team. Not yet. Let’s not get carried away with one game.
Jeff Goodman
12/14/2008 - 7:10am
The Boston Celtics are one of a handful of teams, according to sources close to the situation, who have expressed interest in embattled Stephon Marbury if the point guard is bought out by the
Jeff Goodman
11/27/2008 - 10:18am
When Danny Ainge maneuvered and was able to piece the Big Three (or the Big 2 ½ as I like to call them) together prior to last season, there was talk about how he sacrificed the future for an opportunity to be relevant again.
Jeff Goodman
11/17/2008 - 10:00am
Last season wasn’t all too kind to New England college hoops.
Jeff Goodman
11/10/2008 - 2:15am
There won’t ever be another John Calipari-esque run at UMass like the one that captivated the area back in the mid-1990s, so get that out of your head right now.
Jeff Goodman
10/31/2008 - 10:18am
Ray Allen turned 33 this past summer.
Jeff Goodman
09/29/2008 - 12:18pm
WALTHAM, Mass. - Something appeared different about the Big Three when they took the podium at Celtics Media Day on Monday afternoon at the team’s practice facility.
Jeff Goodman
08/22/2008 - 1:18pm
What in the world is Danny Ainge thinking? First he drafts J.R. Giddens and now he’s signed free agent Darius Miles. 


Jeff Goodman
08/18/2008 - 10:01am
In this space each week we’ll try and take a look at hoops throughout New England – basketball at all levels. For the first edition, we’ll focus on the World Champion Boston Celtics.


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Bill Belichick joins Dale…

Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve to talk about the next round of cuts, 8-25-14

Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.

It Is What It Is Cast: Jimmy Garoppolo to start preseason finale

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start Thursday and play most of the game. They talk about what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.

Julian Edelman: Brady is always competitive. 8-25-14

Julian Edelman joins Christian and Danny Picard to talk about his approach going into the season, his performance this preseason, as well as the VMAs, and preventing cramps using mustard.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Bo…

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, "I think Rondo is going to go, I just don't see where and how yet" 7-17-14

Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston: I believe Rondo will be traded 7-10-14

Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.

OK State Men's Basketball coach, Travis Ford, joins MFB to talk about Marcus Smart, 6-30-14

Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.

Clay Buchholz with Joe Ca…

Clay Buchholz with Joe Castiglione after his shutout in Tampa Bay

Joe talked to the Sox right-hander, who allowed three hits and zero walks in the 3-0 win over the Rays.

Dale and Holley are joined by John Farrell

Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.

Buster Olney talks Castillo, Stanton, Koji and Lester, 8-27-14

As he does every Wednesday, Buster Olney, ESPN, joins the boys of MFB to talk baseball. This week Buster shed some light on what to expect from Rusney Castillo, and how Cuban players are being viewed. He suggests that the acquisition of Castillo helps Boston's chances to get Giancarlo Stanton. Also, the Sox should shut down Koji if they want to re-sign him.

The Bradfo Show: Talking …

The Bradfo Show: Talking Bruins roster moves with DJ Bean, Turtleboy

Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.

DJ Bean breaks down the first hours of NHL Free Agency 7-1-14

DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla

DJ Bean, WEEI.com. The Bruins are not traded Marchand 6-13-14

DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau

Headlines, Headlines, Hea…

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines - Nude Celebrities, 9-1-14

Hackers obtained hundreds private photo's of celebrities such as Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. Also, Market Basket is back in business, and Pete Frates and his wife Julie have a baby girl, Lucy.

Butch, Fred and Steve on Labor Day, 9-1-14

The usual suspects had the day off so the hosts of The Real Post Game Show stepped to talk about the Pats. Logan Mankins and Ryan Mallett were both traded and Miami is 6 days away.

John Frates on his son Peter and Fred Smerlas 8-29-14

John Frates called in to the show to discuss his son Peter and his past experience with Fred.

MFB discuss the release o…

MFB discuss the release of Michael Sam from the Rams roster, 9-1-14

7th round draft pick Michael Sam was trying to be the first openly-gay player in the NFL. With only 7 days to go before the season opener, the Rams released him on one of the last round of cuts.

Ryan Mallett traded to the Texans, 9-1-14

The Patriots finally completed a deal that was speculated for weeks, when they traded back up QB Ryan Mallett to the Texans for a conditional 7th round pick. Mallett will be reunited with former New England quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien.

Are the Pats a better team without Logan Mankins? 8-28-14

More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Pat…

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Patriots Preseason, 8-29-14

Tom Curran recaps the Pats preseason and talks about some of the players who may get cut.

Michael Irvin joins Dale and Holley 8-29-14

Michael Irvin talks about the final preseason game for the Patriots and the biggest storylines heading into the opening weekend.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Summer Memories, 8-29-14

We recap the summer's biggest sports stories leading into Labor Day Weekend.

Jim Koch joins Planet Mik…

Jim Koch joins Planet Mikey

Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.

Danny Picard talks Red Sox and Patriots with Mike Giardi

Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.

Jon Lester's Contract Situation and the Future

Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.

Fantasy Football Podcast:…

Fantasy Football Podcast: Auction drafts, big names to avoid, and more! 8-31-14

Fantasy Football Drafts are now happening every day, so Pete Davidson and Jim Hackett have you covered. The NFL season kicks off on Thursday night, so Pete and Jim get their final thoughts of some drafting strategies. They discuss their Auction draft from earlier in the week. Also, some big name players that smart drafters should avoid.

Fantasy Football Podcast: Late Round Targets Edition

We know your Fantasy Football drafts are happening right now, so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are here to help. We know you’d never blow off work to draft right? Turn up the speakers! Our fantasy guys chat up Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com that offers background on several players you can target late in drafts across multiple league sizes; covering upside players to grab in 8-team leagues, 10-team leagues, 12-team leagues and 14-team leagues. Jim and Pete will be back at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning on your radio dial, 93.7 FM, with more ammo for all this weekend’s drafters. Good luck!

Minor Details Ep. 98: Youth without the transition - Rusney Castillo and Brock Holt

How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.

Sports Sunday with Villan…

Sports Sunday with Villani and Buckley

Butch is out today so Chris Villani fills in. This bums out Buckley a little bit since he wanted to have a somber goodbye with Butchy, since this is the last show until after the football season. They kick the show off talking about the Logan Mankins trade.

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Butch, Fred and Steve on …

Butch, Fred and Steve on Labor Day, 9-1-14

The usual suspects had the day off so the hosts of The Real Post Game Show stepped to talk about the Pats. Logan Mankins and Ryan Mallett were both traded and Miami is 6 days away.

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Patriot's 53 man roster

Patriot's 53 man roster

Danny and Mike Giardi talk about the final cuts made by the Patriot's to get to the 53 man roster

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Ryan Mallett traded to th…

Ryan Mallett traded to the Texans, 9-1-14

The Patriots finally completed a deal that was speculated for weeks, when they traded back up QB Ryan Mallett to the Texans for a conditional 7th round pick. Mallett will be reunited with former New England quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien.

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Headlines, Headlines, Hea…

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines - Nude Celebrities, 9-1-14

Hackers obtained hundreds private photo's of celebrities such as Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. Also, Market Basket is back in business, and Pete Frates and his wife Julie have a baby girl, Lucy.

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