WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia joins the show following the Celtics loss to their divisional foe, the Toronto Raptors.

[0:00:09] ... doing OK I guess we concerted dismiss this all they're better without Isaiah Thomas thing on. That is one of the more ridiculous. Opt anecdotal series I have heard. In 2016. Where. A lot and and a half months since the year yeah it was a pretty absurd stupid bank. And tweet out and I get that you know you wanna. Create something some type of talking points around the Celtics got to say it even suggests the Celtics are somehow better or. The Paul moose gutter with Isiah Thomas. Out of the lineup is ridiculous and Alex I think all you have to do Christian right is seeing how does the ball moved in the third quarter to kind of dismissed that theory. Yeah that that's a great point and I do wanna talk about that third quarter. But you'll you'll submit at least that the offense is very different when Isiah Thomas isn't there and that it's not necessarily better but there are certain things that may be. Happen that don't happen when he's out there that not aren't necessarily negative I mean is that fair to say at least I mean it's not all bad when he's gone. I think that the church because I think. This Celtics looked more tentative and their passing the ball. Maybe just as much but they don't look as ready to shoot the ball in and there are not as many. Open shooters. Went Isiah Thomas is not on the floor because there's so much attention paid to Isaiah. When he is on the floor I think that's ...
[0:07:12] ... was there TD garden tonight Celtics lose to the raptors. By a final score of 101294. Way over you're gonna take quick break phone lines are open at 61777979837. Guys and grab one over at back. ...




Rob Bradford joins Chris Villani to talk about the story he reported on last night, which sources are claiming President-Elect Donald Trump is considering former Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine for United States Ambassador to Japan.

[0:03:24] ... degree and rebel I was there every adult who the president the Texas Rangers went. Bobby Valentine was. The managers there. Oh yeah it is karma which is the guy you're thinking of. Don't vote yes ...
[0:12:31] ... the way to the White Sox I remember. During that that the Jake Peavy the if they were asking for help keep that remote does not think. The government dealt him away like they have no ...
[0:17:31] ... a lot of big. Sports star coaches. Gay guy like Bobby Knight. Bill Belichick back. Bobby Valentine. I was out in in Cleveland the aren't Syria to Lou Holtz. It's kind of a thrill for a ...
[0:18:49] ... clown for new course 2012 and he's been. Is it Dixon in Major League Baseball been well documented. And that then no fun loving kinda guy loose kinda guy. On but also somebody who. As those ties ...






Chris Price joins Chris Villani to talk about the Patriots and Ravens upcoming Monday Night Football game and the rivalry between the two teams.

[0:02:27] ... a large extent but I can't they at all surprised by our book club. And the same token patriots as you would expect. This is not a surprise either downplayed the whole notion of the ravens role in the weight gain in that playoff game two years ago etc. I've got to think though that's on the back of their minds they're human beings they'll say or write things that that spot going in a Monday night as an it. Yeah yeah I secretive they're used to the sport that. There used to. Your real level of respect. You printers and the community and your it would really be it was Bill Belichick and Newt who were tidy it is Belichick recommended are all. Job. They really are a lot we'd go. As a guy ...
[0:11:21] ... Chris price Monday night what's the the single biggest concern from a patriots fans respect. Slowing down the depth. Baltimore passing. These these candidates. Have the level about that the success in the putrid have been ...




Chris Villani is talking about John Harbaugh's somewhat testy conference call with the New England media this week in regards to his complaints from a 2014 AFC Divisional Playoff Game. Chris also talks about the NFL MVP race and the Patriots running game.

[0:08:52] ... I think because John Hart -- could not handle the fact that Bill Belichick is a little bit smarter than him that. Just a little bit better that he or something out of that he was ...
[0:10:40] ... sort of an overarching theme of this game in this rival. And Tom Brady downplayed it everybody downplayed it this week that's what the U got that the stock lines that you expected from the patriots ...
[0:11:13] ... better be sure to do there. None are now I'm pure than Bill Belichick he was bending the rules he was. Outside of the spirit of the rules they changed that rule I was right he ...
[0:12:17] ... not say that they entirely took the high road here. Was it Tom Brady told the ravens get study up on a rule book. So that an entirely high road here but the fact is they ...






Chris Villani is talking about the moves the Red Sox made this week, most notably the trade for White Sox starter Chris Sale. Villani likes Dave Dombrowski's aggressive approach this off-season.
We check in with the playmaker for his weekly visit on the Dale, Holley and Keefe show.

[0:03:21] ... conditions last night in Kansas City. But that post game handshake between Andy Reid in Jack Del Rio was a little frosty wasn't it. I think your kids this leader or you're thought I was didn't really sit and upload ...
[0:06:59] ... to work each common. You get to the month of December and bill Belichick's teams generally don't lose. What is it that you think that separates them from the pack when they get to this month ...
[0:08:21] ... no matter how many games. Big shake queued up no matter what Jimmie Johnson will close somebody out who do you only. Know what do but it should submit to lock. All not be missed in ...





We check in with the playmaker for his weekly visit on the Dale, Holley and Keefe show.

[0:03:21] ... conditions last night in Kansas City. But that post game handshake between Andy Reid in Jack Del Rio was a little frosty wasn't it. I think your kids this leader or you're thought I was didn't really sit and upload ...
[0:06:59] ... to work each common. You get to the month of December and bill Belichick's teams generally don't lose. What is it that you think that separates them from the pack when they get to this month ...
[0:08:21] ... no matter how many games. Big shake queued up no matter what Jimmie Johnson will close somebody out who do you only. Know what do but it should submit to lock. All not be missed in ...





Dale and Rich disagree again on this one... is LG a product of the system here or is he one of the NFL's best runningbacks?
Dale and Rich disagree again on this one... is LG a product of the system here or is he one of the NFL's best runningbacks?

[0:00:15] ... just inside inside radius yes I get stopped in the hallway by Christian Fauria. The only thing I was one of cumin into an and we talk in in. He's by the way. He'll keep plea ...
[0:07:14] ... he said did he didn't see they went over and say hi Jeff Fisher right efficiently OxyContin ten is there anything. But he got find 181000 dollars for that face mask that a wasn't apparently a ...
[0:11:51] ... think you via the very bottom of that list would. I Gallic Jeff Fisher religious base at the age thing back to back weeks for coach spell check but. I think it's. Notes have a boring ...





Dale and Rich Keefe speak to Peter King about Patriots/Ravens and several other NFL topics.

[0:00:20] ... start with the patriots in the game here on Monday against the Baltimore Ravens is this the last big stumbling block block for the patriots on the way to a top seed in the AFC. Well judging by the last couple years in Miami I would say bell. Yet I think especially. With the fact that that game could mean everything into the gulf. And judging by Bill Belichick and how we played became last year. To get home field in the AFC. He's not. The biggest believer in the firing ...
[0:02:47] ... Playoff game a couple years ago. How good Peter to think this Baltimore Ravens team is you just mentioned that the game that they just came off blow you know blow about the Miami Dolphins they ...
[0:05:50] ... ask the question and really. It is something that. Honestly. I think Bill Belichick. You have to judge it by circle watching games. And you know if I were Bill Belichick is knowing him. You know after watching him for so long. And just sort of judging how he does things. About Bill Belichick scene like this. Is that you know he'll remember. It jet that that that they may be in my opinion. You know ...
[0:07:40] ... weeks ago before. The saints face the rams. But you knew that Sean Payton wanted to be great 900 not in any almost did and I'm sure the patriots feel like. They would like to they'd like to beat raped by a lot. There's no debate that Bill Belichick is the best coach in the league where where Peter would you put John Harbaugh on the list of coaches. I think ...