We discuss the long layoff and analyze how this series might play out.

[0:03:21] ... Bruins in the first round or any other round interesting in the national hockey league for a reason. The best in the National Hockey League that they think oh yeah that bring on the Bruins in particular has been in four games that nothing like that. I ...
[0:04:01] ... think that the at the Bruins are the best team in the national hockey league for a reason. They are battering in every category. Over the the red wings in this series. And it will be a ...
[0:04:54] ... about that team. They're there one of the only teams in the National Hockey League that has been able to hang with the Bruins five on five. But -- the Bruins have dominated five on five play in the in the NHL this entire year. The red wings hung with them five on five better than anybody. Op and and take it one step further I saw this data earlier today last year Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron were on the ice for one. Five on five goal against when they were on at same time one goal against. When ...
[0:08:55] ... know what you base that on they've got the best record the national hockey league for a reason. They've got one of the three finalists for the vezina trophy for a reason. They've got a guy who's ...






We discuss the airport arrest of the 49ers Aldon Smith, and how Smith is clearly dealing with mental issues that go far deeper than drugs and alcohol.

[0:00:32] ... that there was a situation in the NHL this weekend similar Michael Ryan Malone of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Yeah Saturday morning 5:40 in the morning they're gonna traveled that day Tampa Bay is to Montreal to close out the regular season. 5:40 in the morning Ryan Malone gets picked up for DUY. And cocaine possession. Now he's had an awful year this year and all of a sudden you ...
[0:03:52] ... yet. Like I I don't know all the intricacies of of the national football league's substance abuse program. I do know that Ryan Malone after his arrest on Saturday it was immediately placed into the NHL's. Program I mean their certain. The a little avenues that ...




We tackle four topics relating to the struggle of repeating in sports.

[0:01:58] ... baseball's not necessarily the tablet game where. The best team wins the World Series I think does the most brutal struggle. Is a 162 games it takes to get there and as the hottest team that wins. -- I mean nobody is pull the wool over anyone's eyes in this city. When last year at this time right now even though they were off to a better start than they are now. There were very few people outside of that Red Sox clubhouse. That thought this was a World Series teams so. You know what they did last year was extremely special and I guess basically the same -- a -- coming off of a World Series. Season where I think the biggest obstacle is the offseason for you it's shorter. It's filled with parties are still on the rubber chicken circuit is harder to get back into the routine. Jonny Gomes told me the weirdest thing he ever experienced -- after winning a World Series is that every other year and his wife his last game was a loss. They finally get to let it go. Clean ...
[0:03:30] ... tax. Of of trying to come back in and repeat as a World Series champion mean cycle has broken down like some of the things that are difficult to do. When you're a player does that ...
[0:05:19] ... won their division for people have to here's an -- on -- World Series title. They should've rattled off three or four of them themselves with all the great teams they had their. And you could look at it one way to say well they were really really good -- it made the playoffs every year but. You know I think most base -- players at table. And it choke it off because you never won the big one except just wants. You know -- I thought about this I don't know why -- restaurant thing about the Atlanta Braves. But if you go back and you look at all of their World Series losses. There are really many of them where you say -- Lines were clearly the better team they should've won it and it's amazing. That you can. The kid wins so many games when so many division titles and they get to the post season and look at and say well yeah you lost and which lost a lot of times and I get to the World Series. They lost they lost the Yankees the last and they -- the World Series loss to the Yankees correct that the left and they went six. No and it is yet 992000 -- right around there so. The loss of the Yankees a couple of times. In the Yankees -- they were better in the Yankees in Europe to exit from the first one or better. I admit there -- one of those teams that won a bunch of games. And and had a lot of division titles. But they weren't quite. World Series title material. Factory. A lot of every. Every professional sport has its challenges why it's difficult to repeat based 462 games for ...
[0:10:43] ... and I hope to make a sequel this one. All is lost. Robert Redford hanging out there on a boat all by himself said about three words he's -- -- Yankee guy. Like. It was a ...






We discuss the Sox and their saga from this past weekend. Time to panic? Maybe not, but the injuries, bad calls and sub-par perfomances are adding up.

[0:09:40] ... to -- just off the inside. And that last at bat to Grady Sizemore he called a strike on ball four inches off the outside the plight I don't know you have -- -- she is ...
[0:16:27] ... Koji. And Dustin Pedroia to question marks in bad -- and. And Shane Victorino to. Going to have to be here to your list of I mean at right now -- entitlement program that -- the ...
[0:18:24] ... If he's dealing with a major wrist injury. And then you mentioned Shane Victorino and we've said this several times dale. The guy hasn't been healthy since she's been in Boston he's been productive. He was productive last year but he hasn't been 100% since he's been a member of the Red -- We'll talk about all of that world's gonna talk about Jon Lester and out the reported contract extension offer that the Red Sox made according to Ken Rosenthal. We got a whole bunch of ...
[0:19:13] ... offer and I think it was actually -- that initial offer to Jon Lester was contract is up after this season. Was four years and then the way it was reported was seventy to eighty million ...






We discuss the long layoff and analyze how this series might play out.

[0:03:21] ... Bruins in the first round or any other round interesting in the national hockey league for a reason. The best in the National Hockey League that they think oh yeah that bring on the Bruins in particular has been in four games that nothing like that. I ...
[0:04:01] ... think that the at the Bruins are the best team in the national hockey league for a reason. They are battering in every category. Over the the red wings in this series. And it will be a ...
[0:04:54] ... about that team. They're there one of the only teams in the National Hockey League that has been able to hang with the Bruins five on five. But -- the Bruins have dominated five on five play in the in the NHL this entire year. The red wings hung with them five on five better than anybody. Op and and take it one step further I saw this data earlier today last year Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron were on the ice for one. Five on five goal against when they were on at same time one goal against. When ...
[0:08:55] ... know what you base that on they've got the best record the national hockey league for a reason. They've got one of the three finalists for the vezina trophy for a reason. They've got a guy who's ...






We discuss the airport arrest of the 49ers Aldon Smith, and how Smith is clearly dealing with mental issues that go far deeper than drugs and alcohol.

[0:00:32] ... that there was a situation in the NHL this weekend similar Michael Ryan Malone of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Yeah Saturday morning 5:40 in the morning they're gonna traveled that day Tampa Bay is to Montreal to close out the regular season. 5:40 in the morning Ryan Malone gets picked up for DUY. And cocaine possession. Now he's had an awful year this year and all of a sudden you ...
[0:03:52] ... yet. Like I I don't know all the intricacies of of the national football league's substance abuse program. I do know that Ryan Malone after his arrest on Saturday it was immediately placed into the NHL's. Program I mean their certain. The a little avenues that ...




We tackle four topics relating to the struggle of repeating in sports.

[0:01:58] ... baseball's not necessarily the tablet game where. The best team wins the World Series I think does the most brutal struggle. Is a 162 games it takes to get there and as the hottest team that wins. -- I mean nobody is pull the wool over anyone's eyes in this city. When last year at this time right now even though they were off to a better start than they are now. There were very few people outside of that Red Sox clubhouse. That thought this was a World Series teams so. You know what they did last year was extremely special and I guess basically the same -- a -- coming off of a World Series. Season where I think the biggest obstacle is the offseason for you it's shorter. It's filled with parties are still on the rubber chicken circuit is harder to get back into the routine. Jonny Gomes told me the weirdest thing he ever experienced -- after winning a World Series is that every other year and his wife his last game was a loss. They finally get to let it go. Clean ...
[0:03:30] ... tax. Of of trying to come back in and repeat as a World Series champion mean cycle has broken down like some of the things that are difficult to do. When you're a player does that ...
[0:05:19] ... won their division for people have to here's an -- on -- World Series title. They should've rattled off three or four of them themselves with all the great teams they had their. And you could look at it one way to say well they were really really good -- it made the playoffs every year but. You know I think most base -- players at table. And it choke it off because you never won the big one except just wants. You know -- I thought about this I don't know why -- restaurant thing about the Atlanta Braves. But if you go back and you look at all of their World Series losses. There are really many of them where you say -- Lines were clearly the better team they should've won it and it's amazing. That you can. The kid wins so many games when so many division titles and they get to the post season and look at and say well yeah you lost and which lost a lot of times and I get to the World Series. They lost they lost the Yankees the last and they -- the World Series loss to the Yankees correct that the left and they went six. No and it is yet 992000 -- right around there so. The loss of the Yankees a couple of times. In the Yankees -- they were better in the Yankees in Europe to exit from the first one or better. I admit there -- one of those teams that won a bunch of games. And and had a lot of division titles. But they weren't quite. World Series title material. Factory. A lot of every. Every professional sport has its challenges why it's difficult to repeat based 462 games for ...
[0:10:43] ... and I hope to make a sequel this one. All is lost. Robert Redford hanging out there on a boat all by himself said about three words he's -- -- Yankee guy. Like. It was a ...






Red Sox Bench Coach Torey Luvollo joins the program to talk about Red Sox injuries and the MLB Replay process

[0:01:22] ... Bogart's it short second hitting second for the first time this year David Ortiz Napoli now but Kaczynski Roberts Bradley perera. -- -- Pedroia what's the deal. I put me on the spot -- it's -- ...
[0:03:22] ... looked up and it that would that are -- and history of Major League Baseball is. -- strikeouts cooperation. But the game -- that's pretty Germany. I mean that's great -- -- for a -- -- out. ...
[0:04:32] ... you know what this is really affects what we'd. I'm gonna -- Shane Victorino not citizens -- the most. You know world over a close second. But I can change. -- her everything that. We got ...
[0:11:53] ... out in the desert of the -- Hillary. Well all right so Dustin Pedroia I had evidently says that he's out with a sore last left wrist so -- dropped the story. There -- -- when ...








[0:00:03] ... Radio WEEI 6177797937. Then not all Red Sox some pretty much all Jon Lester threw the first hour lie detectors weighing in on the AT&T tax line on that will get to that just a moment. ...
[0:06:48] ... bit Ali thank you and I can't believe that a low ball. Jon Lester like they don't agree that you -- like a side impact -- -- by one and whatever argument sake. We have been ...
[0:13:16] ... you know it made it. It's the same age and it did Dustin Pedroia has I can't think of his name off -- my head to similar Pedroia as we negotiated -- down discounts the -- ...
[0:15:18] ... fine that's your opinion I disagree by. It any band that wants Jon Lester back -- -- is valued at his team. It and understand just what the market is looking for the seventy's at -- It's an insult. Text messages committed 37937. AT&T -- like. Texas is Red Sox have too many pitches in the system they had the upper hand. Now that it's -- -- does its thing is too many pitchers in this is -- have a lot of starting pitching depth they have a lot of potential. As allowed by hope and -- is better than Jon Lester obese Kerr shot why not. But you know what you have in Jon Lester. You don't know what you have yet Henry -- and that goes to my point of if you're gonna have some of these cost control pre arbitration arbitration guys up. -- -- -- Lester got the money to do. He could have a a lot of money coming off the books over the next read of where years. Yet a pitcher John Lackey threw for 500000 dollars on next season. In NA and it not a salary cap sport but it sport -- I care ...






Villani doesn't understand the Red Sox' approach to the negotiations with Jon Lester for an extension. Sure, you have to start somewhere, but their offer was so off base, it was almost insulting. He wonders if the Red Sox truly want Lester in the future and if they don't, WHY!?!