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About Mike Petraglia

Mike Petraglia began his own sports reporting service, SportSound, in 1993, and has been covering the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, Celtics and Boston College on a full-time basis ever since. Mike can be heard on local and national outlets including WEEI and Fox Sports Radio.

 
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Mike Petraglia
11/25/2011 - 11:45am
Just being a sports fan in New England, we all know there is plenty to be thankful for this holiday season. Take a look around and you realize as much.
Mike Petraglia
11/18/2011 - 8:03pm
FOXBORO -- I had one simple question for Bill Belichick on Wednesday.
Mike Petraglia
11/12/2011 - 12:53am
Forget Chad Ochocinco.
Mike Petraglia
11/09/2011 - 11:43am
I don’t want to hear about the peripheral damage to student-athletes. I don’t want to hear about the millions of dollars lost in revenues to academia. I don’t want to hear about TV contracts and the integrity of the schedule. And I don’t want to hear about due process.
Mike Petraglia
11/04/2011 - 6:44pm
FOXBORO – There was a very telling moment in the Patriots locker room on the Thursday before the game with the Steelers. Tom Brady had his right shoulder and elbow heavily wrapped.
Mike Petraglia
10/27/2011 - 9:28pm
Well, now that I’ve caught my breath after a whirlwind return from the bye week in Ohio, here’s what’s been on my mind. Somewhere Dan Duquette is smiling a very wide smile.
Mike Petraglia
10/22/2011 - 12:21am
CINCINNATI -- Coming to you from my fair hometown, where I have some family time during the Patriots' bye week. Cincinnati, the home of Pete Rose, conservative politics, Procter & Gamble, baseball’s first professional franchise and Bengals owner Mike Brown. 
Mike Petraglia
10/14/2011 - 9:51am
"I wish we had $90 million under the salary cap. I wish we could buy the world. We can’t. The only thing we can do is work hard, and all the negativity that’s in this town sucks. I’ve been around when Jim Rice was booed. I’ve been around when [Carl] Yastrzemski was booed. And it stinks. It makes the greatest town, greatest city in the world, lousy. The only thing that will turn this around is being upbeat and positive like we are in that locker room.
Mike Petraglia
10/07/2011 - 9:05pm
It’s been a whirlwind of a week in Boston. The Red Sox part ways with their manager and everyone wants to know the dirt inside the clubhouse. The Patriots are 3-1 with a defense leaking more than a Cape House roof following a Nor’Easter.
Mike Petraglia
10/28/2009 - 1:09am
CLEVELAND — Here are three things we learned from the Celtics' 95-89 win over the Cavaliers in Cleveland Tuesday night:
Mike Petraglia
10/21/2009 - 4:01pm
FOXBORO — From the moment he turned around and addressed reporters on Wednesday morning in front of his locker, Adalius Thomas looked like he wanted to get something off his chest. The man, who is in his 10th NFL season, did not tell reporters he did not want to talk. He faced reporters and carefully couched all of his answers to the questions he knew were about to be asked.   He admitted he was “shocked” by Bill Belichick’s decision to sit him for Sunday’s game against Tennessee.
Mike Petraglia
10/11/2009 - 8:56am
You don’t want to fall behind the New York Islanders, 3-0, and come back with a furious third period rally and eventually a shootout win, 4-3, just to show you can handle adversity. 
Mike Petraglia
10/03/2009 - 12:26am
Here are five things we learned from the Red Sox' 6-2 win over the Indians, Friday night, at Fenway Park: DAISUKE KEEPS ON ROLLING Daisuke Matsuzaka looks like a viable postseason starter (if needed). It was hardly Game 7 of the 2007 ALCS, but Matsuzaka was facing the Indians in a start that meant a great deal to him and the Red Sox.
Mike Petraglia
07/30/2009 - 1:58am
Kevin Youkilis and Jason Bay know the numbers. No one in Red Sox Nation has to spit them back in their faces. But for perspective on just why and how the Red Sox offense has, for the most part, been dormant since the All-Star break, take a look at both and you see two middle-of-the-order batters struggling mightily. Youkilis has seen his average, on-base percentage, slugging and OPS all fall in every month of the season this year.
Mike Petraglia
07/12/2009 - 7:53pm
Josh Beckett served notice with a 94-pitch gem on Sunday that he could not only be the ace of the Red Sox staff, he might challenge Roy Halladay for Cy Young consideration by the end of the season.
Mike Petraglia
05/28/2009 - 6:58am
Five things we learned in the Red Sox' 4-2 loss to the Twins, Wednesday Night...    GEORGE KOTTARAS MIGHT BE HAPPY IF HE WAITS A  BIT BEFORE CATCHING DAISUKE MATSUZAKA AGAIN   It was apparent every time that Daisuke had runners on base that the Twins were going to take advantage and run. Especially was the case with Denard Span on.  


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It Is What It Is Cast: Gr…

It Is What It Is Cast: Gronk cleared as Pats prepare for start of training camp

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the start of Patriots training camp. Players began arriving for camp on Wednesday, and Bill Belichick broke the news that Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play.

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Recapping Patriots OTAs 6-20-14

Tom "Eugene" Curran joins the guys to discuss how the Patriots look coming out of OTAs. Then Christian and Lou discuss the Patriots playbook scandal.

It Is What It Is Cast: Tom Brady's present and future

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Tom Brady's work in mini-camp and his response to recent criticism of his play.

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.

Buster Olney, ESPN, talks…

Buster Olney, ESPN, talks about the impending MLB trade deadline, 7-23-14

With the non-waiver trade deadline a mere 8 days away, Buster talks about the market for guys like Cliff Lee, Jake Peavy, Koji Uehara, and the injuries Dustin Pedroia might be dealing with.

Red Sox catcher, David Ross, joins MFB, 7-23-14

David Ross joined the show to talk a little bit about his foot injury, but mostly about some of the other guys on the team. He spoke about Jackie Bradley Jr's defense, Pedroia's leadership, and how well Christian Vasquez is playing.

The Bradfo Show: Talking hitting leadoff with Brock Holt

Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox leadoff hitter Brock Holt, who since being inserted into the top spot in the batting order has been among the best leadoff men in baseball. Heading into Tuesday night, no other leadoff hitter has had more hits (77) since May 23, with Holt having played every inning of every game during that stretch.

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: Starbucks tattoo 7-23-14

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

Jake Peavy is done 7-23-14

The guys discussed Jake Peavy's 1-9 record this season.

Minihane returns 7-23-14

The triumphant return of Kirk Minihane.

Red Sox catcher, David Ro…

Red Sox catcher, David Ross, joins MFB, 7-23-14

David Ross joined the show to talk a little bit about his foot injury, but mostly about some of the other guys on the team. He spoke about Jackie Bradley Jr's defense, Pedroia's leadership, and how well Christian Vasquez is playing.

Three For All: Landscaping goats, 7-23-14

Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher puts peanuts in his Diet Coke, and Tim learns that this is actually normal,... in the south. Lou learns that he can get his yard trimmed up nice by goats. Christian sparks a conversation about the stupidest things ever done in the name of love.

Buster Olney, ESPN, talks about the impending MLB trade deadline, 7-23-14

With the non-waiver trade deadline a mere 8 days away, Buster talks about the market for guys like Cliff Lee, Jake Peavy, Koji Uehara, and the injuries Dustin Pedroia might be dealing with.

Where is David Ortiz's ri…

Where is David Ortiz's rightful place among the all-time great Red Sox players?

We discuss the home run achievements David Ortiz made last night that moved him ahead of Carl Yaztremski, and discuss Papi's place among all the all-time great Sox sluggers.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Unexpected Phenom Edition - 7-22-14

We tackle four topics all sparked by the unexpected emergence of young Brock Holt in the Red Sox lineup.

Tony Dungy wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam, 7-22-14

The fall out from Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam.

Jon Lester's Contract Sit…

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.

The All Star Game and the Worst Ideas in Sports

Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.

We're all yelling about LeBron James

Danny O Show - Canelo vs …

Danny O Show - Canelo vs Lara recap, Ronnie Shields

Danny breaks down the Canelo vs Lara fight and the controversy. Mike Tyson's former trainer Ronnie Shields joins the show.

The Bradfo Show: Talking hitting leadoff with Brock Holt

Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox leadoff hitter Brock Holt, who since being inserted into the top spot in the batting order has been among the best leadoff men in baseball. Heading into Tuesday night, no other leadoff hitter has had more hits (77) since May 23, with Holt having played every inning of every game during that stretch.

Producer's Podcast with Julian Edlow 7-22-14

This week, Sam Packard and Zach Geld talk about the Post-Pierzynski Red Sox. Julian Edlow of the Green Street Blog, joins the program to analyze the Celtics off-season, and finally an over-eager discussion of fantasy football.

Peter Gammons on the Sox …

Peter Gammons on the Sox and Jon Lester 7-21-14

MLB HOF'er Peter Gammons joined the show to discuss what the Sox will do with Jon Lester.

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Steve Buckley on Tony Dun…

Steve Buckley on Tony Dungy's comments 7-22-14

Steve Buckley joined the show to discuss Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam.

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Minihane returns 7-23-14

Minihane returns 7-23-14

The triumphant return of Kirk Minihane.

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Sox seem to be alive agai…

Sox seem to be alive again, so are you back in?

We talk Sox after a sweep over the Royals at Fenway. We look at fan interest and how nothing in the AL East is even remotely decided at this point.

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Jon Lester continues to d…

Jon Lester continues to dominate 7-21-14

John, Gerry and Jerry Thornton discussed the Red Sox sweep of the Royals.

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