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About Jessica Camerato

Jessica comes to WEEI.com after covering the Celtics and the NBA as a senior reporter for Hoopsworld. She is a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association and is fluent in Spanish. Jessica entered the Boston sports scene in 2005 with the Red Sox Spanish Beisbol Network radio broadcast and currently talks Sox for Diehard magazine.

 
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Jessica Camerato
06/21/2014 - 12:40am
The fit of the glove felt natural, the release of the ball like second nature. Fifteen years passed before Rubby De La Rosa began playing baseball. It only took three for him to realize a dream. 
Jessica Camerato
05/05/2014 - 9:59pm
The blaring noise of the fans and his walk up music fade into silence as Jackie Bradley Jr. approaches the batter's box. In front of a crowd of tens of thousands, he is alone with his thoughts and those of two others. He stops before reaching the plate, places the knob of his bat on the ground and methodically draws two letters in the dirt: MM.
Jessica Camerato
05/02/2014 - 1:31am
Put him in a room full of strangers and he will make friends. Place him in a new clubhouse and he will have a positive impact on the dynamic.
Jessica Camerato
09/26/2010 - 12:29pm
Before the Findlay Prep boys basketball squad set off for the 2009 National High School Invitational, Michael Peck wanted to prepare this team for the most important tournament of the year. He organized a team of veterans, including former pros, to scrimmage his players, show them the ropes, and get them ready for the long road ahead.
Jessica Camerato
08/23/2010 - 1:51am
Chico Walker saw a different side of his nephew this Fourth of July weekend. It wasn’t a three-time All-Star shimmying on the court. It wasn’t the centerpiece of several legal troubles, either.
Jessica Camerato
08/20/2010 - 1:08am
Felix Doubront’s intentions were clear as he walked toward the mound at Lowell's LeLacheur Park late in 2007. He wasn’t supposed to be there — not with all of his potential and expectations for success — and he was determined to prove it.
Jessica Camerato
07/12/2010 - 11:03pm
LAS VEGAS -- There was plenty of time for Gerald Green’s new reality to sink in.  It began with the flight from Houston, which made stops in Washington D.C. and Moscow before finally reaching Krasnodar.
Jessica Camerato
07/05/2010 - 12:07am
“Shrek & Donkey” wasn’t the only duo formed on the Celtics this past season. During the Celtics’ quest for a championship, Tony Gaffney and Oliver Lafayette were on journey of their own. The two rookies were trying to make it in the NBA.
Jessica Camerato
06/25/2010 - 3:11am
There were rumors of trading the pick. This year’s draft was not considered to be as deep as years past, sparking doubt that the Celtics could snag a legitimate contributor with their first-round pick, No. 19 overall. And when looking ahead to an uncertain season, every acquisition is significant.
Jessica Camerato
06/24/2010 - 12:48am
With 60 players selected every year, the NBA draft sparks memories of “Remember that guy?” “Whatever happened to him?” Here is a look back at the Celtics' draft picks and draft night acquisitions over the past five years.
Jessica Camerato
06/22/2010 - 12:06am
The Celtics season ended less than a week ago, and the rumor mill has been buzzing with talks of free agency, retirement, and who will be on the sidelines next fall.
Jessica Camerato
06/14/2010 - 2:05am
Doc Rivers’ message was short and to the point. Following the Celtics' Game 1 loss to the Lakers, he imparted a few words that would resonate throughout the series.
Jessica Camerato
06/13/2010 - 12:21am
There’s a certain feeling Rajon Rondo has as a point guard. It’s like a radar that allows him to detect the hot hand on the court.
Jessica Camerato
06/11/2010 - 2:21am
Jessica Camerato
06/09/2010 - 1:51am
Ron Artest has been here before.
Jessica Camerato
06/07/2010 - 1:33am
LOS ANGELES -- There were 58 fouls called in 48 minutes, but there was one that stood out from the rest. It was whistled just 45 seconds into the fourth quarter and it was number five … on Kobe Bryant. 
Jessica Camerato
06/05/2010 - 10:48am
LOS ANGELES - There are seven All-Stars and two former MVPs between the Celtics and Lakers starting lineups.
Jessica Camerato
06/04/2010 - 6:23am
LOS ANGELES - The mood in the locker room was familiar. 
Jessica Camerato
05/30/2010 - 2:15am
It’s been there the entire season, quietly hanging above the practice court as a constant reminder of the ultimate goal. There are no words on it. No pictures, either. But the empty canvas tells the story of a team on a quest for greatness.
Jessica Camerato
05/29/2010 - 1:36am
 
Jessica Camerato
05/25/2010 - 2:36am
Jessica Camerato
05/23/2010 - 1:47am
Jessica Camerato
05/16/2010 - 12:16am
WALTHAM -- Kendrick Perkins is not the only big man the Celtics plan on using to stop Dwight Howard in the
Jessica Camerato
05/14/2010 - 1:46am
The Cleveland Cavaliers may have been dubbed the team to beat in the East, but the Boston Celtics' next opponent actually is playing the best basketball in the NBA.
Jessica Camerato
05/13/2010 - 6:43am
It was a move suited for the NBA’s most experienced players, those who have been around the league long enough to sustain an unwavering sense of poise in the most urgent moments.


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It Is What It Is Cast: Wh…

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It Is What It Is Cast: Explaining Patriots' picks of Jordan Richards, Geneo Grissom on Day 2

Breaking down Patriots' Malcom Brown selection

WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable discuss the selection of 6-foot-2, 320-pound defensive lineman Malcom Brown out of the University of Texas by the Patriots with the 32nd overall pick Thursday night and where the Patriots might go to fill needs in Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday.

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Dickerson and Tomase discuss the Celtics and their upcoming playoff series against the Cavs 4-19-15

Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?

Brian Scalabrine: I am the biggest Marcus Smart fan. 4-2-15

Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.

We Love Anthony Davis - Celtics Playoff Push, 3-25-15

Brow Buff's Sam Packard and Ben Kichen break down Marcus Smart's unfortunate ball tap, debate leadership in the Celtics locker room, and rehash the great Kevin Love to Boston rumors.

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Mookie Betts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Dave are joined by Mookie Betts who had the first multi-HR game of his career as he drove in the Red Sox only runs in a 2-0 win over the Rays

Tim McCarver joins Joe and Dave

Former big leaguer and broadcaster Tim McCarver joined Joe and Dave on the night where the 1975 Red Sox were honored at Fenway and talked about his experiences as a player and broadcaster and gave some insight into Allen Craig

Luis Tiant joins Joe and Dave

On the night where the 1975 Red Sox were honored at Fenway, Luis Tiant came up to the booth to talk about his time in the majors and the 1975 team

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Fluto Shinzawa, NHL reporter for the Boston Globe, joins the Sunday Skate crew to discuss the future of the Bruins franchise 4-19-15

The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.

Sunday Skate with DJ Bean, Naoko Funayama and Pete Blackburn - HOUR #2 - 4-19-15

In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!

Sunday Skate with DJ Bean, Naoko Funayama and Pete Blackburn - HOUR #1 - 4-19-15

DJ, Naoko and Pete get into the huge week for the Bruins that saw the franchise move on from GM Peter Chiarelli. They discuss why that was done and if they agree. What does this mean for Claude? They talk about Claude and if he can exist here. If not, who would work in Boston? They also get into the NHL Draft Lottery last night and talk to ESPN Boston's Joey "National" McDonald live from Tampa, Florida.

Cambridge principal defen…

Cambridge principal defends Dzhokhar 5-5-15

The guys discussed the principal in Cambridge who still loves Dzhokhar.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: Bruce Jenner's teeth 5-5-15

The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.

Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey on the Olympics 5-5-15

The CEO of the Olympics joined the show to discuss Boston's bid.

Kevin Millar, MLB Network…

Kevin Millar, MLB Network, discusses the struggling Red Sox, 5-5-15

Kevin Millar talks about the rotation, Allan Craig, Clay Buchholz , Ben Cherington and what it was like playing with Pedro Martinez.

Former Patriot and current NFL Network analyst, Heath Evans, talks about the AFC East, 5-5-15

Heath Evans joins the show to talk about how the AFC East looks after the NFL draft.

Three For All - Cinco de Mayo Movies, 5-5-15

Christian quizzes the guys on his favorite Mexican movies. Chris "The Mad Dog" Russo rips TNT, Charles Barkley, and Reggie Miller. And Tim re-visits Kirk Minihane tearing into his Dorito-loving, sandal wearing, Chris Russo booking, dog FaceTiming, warm ice-coffee bringing, future bank telling producer, Chris Curtis.

Red Sox Broadcaster Dave …

Red Sox Broadcaster Dave O'Brien with Dale and Holley

We talk all things Sox, good and mostly bad, with one of the great voices of the club, our friend Dave O'Brien.

NFL's Deflategate Investigation: 102 days and counting

Warranties last only 90 days, but the NFL has taken 102 days to investigate "Deflategate" and the hypocrisy is still around in leaps and bounds.

NFL's reputation with domestic violence might be further tarnished after this draft

Whether it be Rex Ryan visiting with a potential murderer, or the Seahawks denial about whether Frank Clark assaulted a woman, the NFL and their no-tolerance stance on domestic violence looks worse now with the 2015 draftees.

The Mikey Adams Show 4-20…

The Mikey Adams Show 4-20 Edition with Lenny Megs & Erin the Textress on Patriots Day

Mikey, Lenny, and Erin talk about the Sox 7-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Patriots Day and the Sox hold on first place in the AL East. Also, the Celtics trail the Cavs 1 Game to 0 in their 1st Round series and the 2015 Boston Marathon is in the books.

The Planet Mikey Show Monday 4-13 Sox Home Opener and Season Ender

Mikey Adams, joined by Lenny Megliola and Chris Villani, talks about the Red Sox home opening win at Fenway and the Bruins fallout after missing the playoffs including the future of Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien.

Chris Price joins Mike Mutnansky

Chris Price joins Mut to talk about how Revis will heat up the Jets-Pats rivalry next season

SoccerCast - Revs/MLS

SoccerCast - Revs/MLS

Ben and Russ preview Revs vs Red Bulls, talk about the state of the MLS, and discuss the latest rumors and gossip.

UnsportsManLike Podcast - Superhero Movies

In honor of the release of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Jerry and his pal Adam "Uncle Buck" Cormack discuss the Golden Age of the Superhero Movie, why the genre is so popular and count down their all time favorite superhero films.

Fantasy Football Podcast NFL Draft Edition 4 – Day 1 Recap:

The NFL has welcomed 32 new players into the league as of last night and there are many implications for Fantasy Football this season. Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com get into who was picked, where they landed and how the impacts the 2015 Fantasy Football landscape. Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper and Kevin White top the list of 10 skill position players taken in Round 1 and Jim and Pete have plenty of analysis and opinion to bridge the gap before Round 2 starts. Enjoy!

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Gerry, Kirk and Glenn spoke with Michael Wilbon.

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The guys discussed the Sox dismal starting pitching.

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