Hour 1. Gerry is joined by Mut and Alex. The guys discuss the apology Pete Abraham issued over the weekend. Dan Shaughnessy takes on Tony Massarotti in the A-hole tournament. Over the weekend, Tomase stuck with his defense of Pete Abraham.

Good morning! Here is your Monday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

Good morning! Here is your Monday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB: Baltimore at Boston, 1 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850)
MLB: NY Yankees vs. Washington, 1 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: Cincinnati vs. Kansas City, 4 p.m. (MLB Network)
NBA: Washington at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
NBA: Golden State at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT)
NBA: New York at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
NHL: Boston at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. (NESN)
NHL: Buffalo at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
College basketball: UCF at Illinois State, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
College basketball: Akron at UT Arlington, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Boise State at Illinois, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
College basketball: Bakersfield at Colorado State, 11 p.m. (ESPN2)

AROUND THE WEB:

— The wife of Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall was escorted from Bankers Life Stadium on Sunday after the team’s loss to Kentucky. 

Lynn Marshall was said to be “loudly cursing” when a police officer approached her and asked her to leave her seats in the lower bowl of the arena.

Later, a police officer escorted her back into the building for her husband’s postgame press conference. 

A reporter on the scene tweeted about Lynn Marshall’s state during the incident. 

When one Kentucky radio writer tweeted a video of the coach’s wife during the game, the NCAA forced him to remove it.

Franklin explained this tweet further on Kentucky Sports Radio.

“Someone from the NCAA came and got my name and told me I could no longer tweet about her because ‘it made her upset.’ I guess it didn’t make anyone else upset when she told Malik Monk to get in the weight room or told Isaiah Briscoe to buy some bigger shorts or told Calipari to ‘shut the f-ck up’ or told Roger Ayers he is garbage or any of the other classy things she yelled between F-bombs,” Franklin said. “The poor security guard made multiple attempts to calm her down before calling for help and then deciding “we have to be delicate because she is the coach’s wife … I just hope she has a safe trip back to Wichita.”

The video, which isn’t even that outrageous, has since been reposted to the Kentucky Sports Radio website and on Twitter.

— Former 49ers receiver Dwight Clark announced in a tweet on Sunday he has been diagnosed with ALS.

 

He elaborated on the news in a post on his blog, in which he admits he thinks playing football might have caused his disease.

I’ve been asked if playing football caused this. I don’t know for sure. But I certainly suspect it did,” Clark wrote. “And I encourage the NFLPA and the NFL to continue working together in their efforts to make the game of football safer, especially as it relates to head trauma.”

49ers legends reacted to the news about their former teammate.

In a statement, Joe Montana expressed his sadness at the diagnosis.

“Jennifer and I are saddened by the diagnosis of Dwight,” Montana said. “This is a difficult time for Dwight, Kelly and all of us who love him. He is family, and in our continual thoughts and prayers. We hope the public will be cognizant of Dwight’s desire for privacy.”

“To live with another of my best friends struggling with a disease like ALS is devastating,” said Ronnie Lott. “I’m asking all of us to not only send their prayers but I’m asking you to do whatever you can to fight this disease. Dwight will be a champion, which he has been able to show since I met him, since the first time he’s hugged me and to this day moving forward.”

“DC has done so much for me as a player and friend,” Jerry Rice added. “My rookie year he showed me how to run that out route! We know him for the catch but he’s a great individual who cares about people. Please pray for him Faithful through this adversity!!! I love the guy!!!!”

Clark concluded his statement vowing to fight the disease and hopefully work to find a cure.

“I’m not having a press conference or doing any interviews. That time will come,” Clark wrote. “Right now, I’ve got work to do. I’ve got to devote all my energy preparing for this battle and I would hope you can respect my family’s privacy as I begin this challenge. My ultimate hope is that eventually I can assist in finding a cure for ALS, which disrupts the lives of so many and their loved ones.”

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The first inning, my triceps got a little tight toward the end of the first one. I told the trainers in between that inning, went back out and it stayed tight the whole time. Nothing crazy. Just a little triceps tightness.” — Drew Pomeranz, on his early exit from Sunday’s spring training game with triceps tightness

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Christian talks about Drew Pomeranz leaving his second spring training start early and how wrong he was about the signing last year. Christian also focuses on the tough lose for the Celtics against the 76ers and what will the Celtics do with Isaiah Thomas when his contract ends.

[0:01:53] ... Celtics even. Saying things along the lines of well as great as Isiah Thomas is playing this season. It would be a mistake to sign him through a Max contract. And I'm not saying these last two games urge to be all end all. But I think we can all agree. There when this Celtics team this incarnation of the Celtics when he sixteen when he seventeen team doesn't have Isiah Thomas. There in a lot of trouble. They barely beat Brooklyn last night not last night two nights ago. And they blew a ...
[0:03:57] ... shot Horford missed five footer. Avery Bradley missed 27. Foot three pointer. Amir Johnson makes a lay up OK and that got him that got him a 93. Markets Smart another layup on the next possession. ...
[0:04:36] ... was five minutes and it. When I hear people say the giving Isiah Thomas a Max contract is a bad idea. Let me just put a tee this way. If you love the chemistry of this ...
[0:06:07] ... like Celtics fans have this belief the you can move on from Isiah Thomas. Keep this great chemistry intact and then just add on these rookies to it and everything will be fine. Everything will not be fine and by the way those rookies I know that their guards or whatever they're not just gonna take over for Isiah Thomas. This roster can't sustain itself the way it's been going and that's why I've been so critical this team since the since the trade deadline. There was no excuse. For Danny Ainge to continue going along with this team in this roster as currently assembled. A roster that has six guys who play the same put in position. There went Thomas goes down. And you had to turn to Smart in Bradley and rosier and you know James Young Gerald Green all these other guy they can't do it. They're never gonna asked to do. If you really believe that Isiah Thomas isn't worked a Max deal because he short. I guess we're not gonna make any headway we're not gonna be able to meet in the middle of I think that's a terrible reason. Not to give a guy Max contract. You know Russell Westbrook not too big you. Allen Iverson wasn't very big as Viet the other Isiah Thomas wasn't very big. Is this Isiah Thomas is great that who knows how Bay's Evan he's had two great years including this one. He's also leading the Eastern Conference ...






With Revis getting cut from the Jets and the charges being dropped in his court case, is the door open again for a Revis return to New England? The guys chat about that scenario and if Revis has anything left in the tank.

[0:01:47] ... guys that they sees what's up. They actually I'm look I'm a Cleveland Browns panel fortunately our whole body has just been talking about do you brought local mall or people at mom out on top. ...
[0:04:14] ... hesitate to even put our cells and those shows when the way yellow light is Bristol the way our life is but the put us Italy in the in the approved this the issues of those ...
[0:04:48] ... feel as any irony in and the cocktail holiday economic projects in Cleveland Browns fan Sony's best thing you bad at. Yet Cleveland dead dad Danny put guard is better than anything Cleveland a sad I'm ...
[0:08:31] ... comet like it would all be drinking and the put the poisoned Kool Aid to gather. Can you see it happen and can you see that Revis could return to a semblance of what he was ...






The guys talk more about the direction the Patriots are heading in this offseason. They've made a ton of moves, and they aren't done yet! More on Brady, Jimmy G and Butler. They also discuss the Pete Abe tweet and Jerry gives him a piece of his mind!
The boys get into other Pats offseason news, specifically where we're at with the Jimmy G trade rumors. Are the Browns still interested, and if so, how many draft picks would they be willing to part with. The guys debate the future of both QB's with some callers.

[0:05:38] ... is his smoke Vieira and it's caused by some fire. And didn't Tom Brady just get on in Seagram. They had like their reveal it's like woods Tom Brady gonna be on next FaceBook it's way I started thinking that what's he gonna be our next to it. Is Graham snapshot ...
[0:08:22] ... this and by the way we acquired brought us while from the Houston Texans yeah it was a report that they were trying to package costs while the browns have to require required us while. They ...
[0:17:43] ... this way it could take her win the simple act that means Tom Brady is still playing in an elite level is he not. So do you think pretty National League level coming up another championship ...
[0:19:54] ... based on everything that we've seen out of him I don't know Tom Brady personally. But I feel like I do. Yeah I don't have it because. And just because I have a lot of conversations ...






Danny and Jerry get into the Malcolm Butler situation. The guys are wondering if the Saints are actually for real in their pursuit of Butler and just how interested they may be. The guys discuss what Belichick would be willing to move Butler for in return. It's a pretty wild situation.
Today is Parade Day! It's the morning of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston so Danny and Jerry kick things off discussing St Patrick's Day, the parade, South Boston and all the shenanigans involved.
Danny hits on a lot of topics. He talks more Pats with Malcolm Butler. He talks Brad Marchand and the Bruins. He also hits on the Celtics.