ESPN's Todd McShay joined the show to discuss some potential players the Patriots could be looking at with the 32nd overall pick in this year's draft.

[0:00:03] ... Christian for a bit dazed and it he has promised not an NFL draft right now. Thought they thanks much gone now aria. Don't all right I was looking at the draft forty year before he came on Edwards is speaking about this is well before went to commercial break and one do well look at 32 with a patriots are picked in where they're going to be more depth of quality players by that point quarterback offensive line or pass rushers since he's been pre areas of need. For the most part the patriots fans been talked about patrons trying to fill with their first pick. The past or are gonna go pretty quickly and I'm not ...
[0:08:42] ... looking for guys that you know this is Seahawks and now the Jacksonville Jaguars and and probably. The jets to an extent in the Atlanta Falcons the bigger corners attribute those press guys just what she thought. So you're certain to see more love for valid jailing Collins ...
[0:12:16] ... again 8 o'clock on Thursday. The thirtieth or night one. Of the NFL draft or we come back more problems for Britain cannery and Aron managers to 37 W media. ...





More Britt McHenry news surfaces. Erin Andrews delivers a veiled shot at her own boyfriend, Jarret Stoll. Cincinnati Manager Bryan Price drops 77 F-bombs in a tirade directed at the media.
Warren Sapp, (who Christian is already NOT a fan of) was arrested the day after the Super Bowl. TMZ has released the footage/audio of the police interrogation which includes some embarrassing first hand accounts from Sapp, about that night.
As expected, the Celtics couldn't hang on down the stretch and the Cavs surged to a big lead midway through the second quarter and never relinquished it.
Hanley Ramirez has been shaky in left field this year.
Jim Palmer joined the show to discuss his tweets regarding David Ortiz' ejection on Sunday night.

[0:00:00] ... Jim Palmer. Legendary pitcher for the Baltimore oils or broadcaster tweeted finally Ortiz gets tossed. Hash tag disrespectful. Hash tag exhibit Ortiz. And I ...
[0:05:10] ... lot of game you know I mean it he won eleven. The World Series. You know and on eight and 75% of the time. No we're one of the reasons the vehicle to clocked one minute ...
[0:06:45] ... So you know arms and in anybody's ever played in note a new car we were that I antagonize them are about the and tell them either and then nearer than a child like dirt a ...
[0:07:55] ... again your hall of Famer say this I don't think you need David Ortiz at I Sawyer has technically a copy may be famous. It obviously never gone to. Well I won't we look at you ...






I’m embarrassed to admit that before those salt-of-the-earth folks down at WEEI Providence sent me this video, I had no idea such a thing as M-1 Medieval armored knight fighting even existed. And clearly I have been missing out because this is spectacular.

Leave it to the Russians. Here we are satisfying ourselves with MMA bouts, wrestling and Mayweather-Pacquiao, and they’re over there bringing back armored sword fighting. Literally the Sport of Kings. We’ve let them open up a huge lead in the medieval arms race and it’s a crisis way worse than Sputnik or Yuri Gargarin. Our national pride is at stake and we can’t just sit here with our boxing gloved thumbs up our collective asses not try to close the gap.

And I see our opening. In a press release a few weeks ago parent company M-1 Global described it as a sport where fighters, “wear armor of medieval warriors and use replicas of ancient swords with blunt razor to fight each other.” So the answer is obvious. We go with actual swords. Let the Russkies play around with their blunt little toys. We need our best athletes climbing into the ring and doing battle with the real thing. America is too young a country to have ever gotten to see the glory and spectacle of actual medieval armored combat and the 21st century should be our time.

Think of what a game-changer this would be. We could bring back jousts. Duels of honor. Princesses instead of prize money. Condemned prisoners opting for Trial by Combat, “Game of Thrones”-style. Give out knighthoods instead of belts.  It’s exactly the sport for the new millennium and I’m willing to be the JFK who makes it our national mission to beat the Russians at it.

And when we do, my money is on the Black Knight. Toughest S.O.B. in the game:

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I love it. This one of those moments that make you proud to be a Bostonian. Because there is no fan base in the country that defends its own faster and more passionately than us. We are The Avengers of social media. The Seal Team 6 of Twitter. A rapid response team that stands by vigilantly ready to go on the attack at a moment’s notice, any time, in any theater of war.

This time it happened to be Jim Palmer who unwittingly stepped in it, only to find out what happens when the Flying Monkeys streaming come out of the castle to jump up and down on his chest and leave his stuffing strewn all over the ground.

We can debate the merits of Ortiz getting himself run by the umps in the fifth inning of a one-run game, but that doesn’t mean Palmer can. There’s no way Sox nation is going to stand by silently and let some pretty boy underwear model rip the greatest living Sox player and most clutch hitter that ever lived. And like I said, no fanbase is better at using the weapons at their disposal to react.

And while I respect those who say they’ve never heard of Jim Palmer, I saw him pitch dozens, if not scores, of times. And trust him all of a sudden objecting to a guy beefing with the umpires just buried the needle on the hypocrisy meter. He baited them for balls-and-strikes calls his entire career. And played most of it for Earl Weaver, who turned getting tossed out of games into a lifestyle. So Palmer has sure picked a convenient time to all of a sudden find God on this particular topic.

And I’m just proud to belong to a fanbase that is always ready to call a guy like him out for it.

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These are the videos of post-Super Bowl arrest Warren Sapp giving his story of the hooker encounter to police that we played on “Final Drive” Monday on Dale & Holley.

Well Tuesday we got to hear Britney Osbourne’s and Quying Boyd’s version of events:

This is a tough situation, I have to admit. Hearing Sapp’s version left me wondering why anyone who’s ever dealt with him will tell you he’s the worst human being they’ve ever met. I mean, he seems so nice. He refers to them as “young ladies” so he’s really respectful. He was taking pictures of them naked because he’s “silly like that sometimes,” which shows he has a playful side. Even the way he told the second escort to shut up, “Why don’t you use your mouth on me instead of just using it” was cheeky and fun. And besides, when he kicked her out of the room, he was actually just giving her the session off, so he treats working women really well. And when the police say they’re taking him into custody, he talks about God. A lot. So it seems like everyone is wrong about him.

But then when you hear the “ladies” versions of events, it doesn’t seem so fun. Even a nice guy like Warren Sapp shouldn’t be tackling girls, bruising their arms or trying to shove them out of a hotel room without giving them a chance to put their tops on.

So really what we’re left with is sort of a tragedy. What should have been a beautiful sex-for-money encounter between people who care about each other in a mutually respectful, professional way turned into something ugly. And when that happens, everybody loses.

Except those of us who enjoy watching Warren Sapp have a meltdown like the abusive, whore-mongering jerk he is. We won this one in a big way.

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Lord help me I love a good profanity-laced rant. Prior to this I was not familiar with Bryan Price’s work in this field, but clearly he’s got a bright future ahead of him. He’s like a real life Mr. Parker in “A Christmas Story” when Ralphie says, “He worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay.”

According to statisticians, Price got off an unthinkable 77 f-bombs in just over five and a half minutes, which might be a new record. For those of you who don’t have time to listen to the whole clip, here are the highlights from one brief excerpt:

“Your job is not to sniff out every f****** thing is about the Reds and f****** put it out there for every other f****** guy to hear. It’€™s not your job. You want me to be candid with you? I’€™ve been candid with you. I f****** talk to you guys like men, I tell you what the f***’€™s going on with the team, I tell you how I’€™m feeling as candidly as I can and then this s***? You’€™ve got to watch this f****** s***? I’€™ve got to f****** read that on a f****** Tweet on our own people in here that we don’€™t have a f****** player? How the f*** does that benefit the Reds? It doesn’€™t benefit us one f****** bit. God **** we try to go out there and win f****** games and I got to come in here and then you guys f****** blow it all over the f****** place? Who we can play? Who we can’€™t? I’€™ll tell you what you want to know, I’€™m not going to f****** lie to you. I didn’€™t tell you f****** s***.”

That is some next level sailor talk. Note the liberal use of s-words, just to add a little accent to an otherwise groundbreaking tirade; he slipped in 11 of those in all. It reminds me of the time in college when my buddy Cliffy got cut off by another car in the parking lot so he screamed out the window “F*** you, you f****** f***,” which remains to this day the greatest single sentence I’ve ever heard uttered. But Bryan Price went on like that for over five full minutes.

So a tip o’ the cap to him. Anyone who abuses the media with hilariously and altogether unnecessary salty language can drink from my canteen anytime. Just don’t let anyone was his mouth out with lifebuoy. It’ll give you soap poisoning.


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