Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Wynn Resorts won a bid for a license from the Massachusetts Gaming Council to build a casino in the Greater Boston Area. Steve Wynn’€™s proposed resort defeated a bid from Mohegan Sun that would have put a casino at Suffolk Downs.

The resort will have more than 150 table games, 3,000 slots, a five-star hotel and a mall.

Said Callahan: “€œI’€™m going to guess that none of the windows in the high-rise hotel will open.”€

The proposed plan is for the $1.6 billion casino and resort to be built on the polluted waterfront of Everett. The hosts said it will take a while for the project to be completed.

“Maybe four or five years from now before this is ready,” Dennis said. “They have to clean up all of the oil and stuff.”

Joked Callahan: “This is where all of the athletes stay when the Olympics come here.”

Added Minihane: “That wouldn’t be so bad. They’ve got the swimming right there. In the river.”

– A man from Rhode Island was charged with drunk driving four times in a two-day span, Cumberland police said. He was arrested once in Providence on Sunday and three times in Cumberland on Monday. He was hospitalized three times and also injured two children in an SUV along the way.

Said Dennis: “I’€™ll say this, Gerry, he’€™s no quitter. He’€™s not a quitter.”

“He’€™s a slow learner,” replied Callahan.

– The late Joan Rivers’€™ doctor reportedly took a selfie when Rivers was under anesthesia for a throat procedure. During the procedure, Rivers suffered cardiac arrest that led to her death.

“€œShe was gasping for air because her trachea closed and this guy’€™s taking a selfie,”€ Callahan said incredulously.

After hearing that the selfie took place in the operating room, Dennis took a shot at Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and the Adrian Peterson situation.

“€œZygi Wilf said he’€™s going to be allowed to practice his medicine as long as the due process is in play,” Dennis said.

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WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB: Red Sox at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM)
MLB: Giants at Diamondbacks, 3:30 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: Nationals, at Braves, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
MLB: Mariners at Angels, 10 p.m. (ESPN)
Soccer: UEFA Champions, Manchester City at Bayern Munich, 2:30 p.m. (FS1)

AROUND THE WEB:

– Prior to Tuesday night game in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Rays honored Derek Jeter on the Yankees captain’s final trip to Tropicana Field. However, things deteriorated a few hours later.

Joe Girardi was not pleased after Derek Jeter was hit by an inside pitch from the Rays. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi was not pleased after Derek Jeter was hit by an inside pitch from the Rays. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

In Jeter’s final at-bat, he was hit on the hands by an eighth-inning pitch from reliever Steven Geltz. The Yankees retaliated in the bottom of the inning, as David Phelps threw a brushback pitch at Kevin Kiermaier, leading to the benches emptying.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who was ejected after arguing with the umpire and then yelling at Geltz after Jeter’s HBP, voiced his frustration with the Yankees being hit five times in the past four games against Tampa Bay (with no Rays being hit during that time). Jeter was the victim twice, while Chase Headley missed four games after taking a ball off the chin.

“I don’€™t know what they expect; you hit five of our guys in four games, you don’€™t think we’€™ll be pissed?” Girardi said. “I’€™m tired of my guys getting hit and where they’€™re getting hit. I’€™m tired of it. If you’€™re going to pitch inside, learn how to pitch inside.”

Rays manager Joe Maddon said he understood the Yankees’ point of view.

“I really don’€™t blame the Yankees for being upset right there,” Maddon said. “We’€™ve hit a couple of their guys — obviously none of it intentional. It’€™s called baseball. It happens once in a while.”

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Jeter’s slump continues, as the shortstop — who was benched Monday — is without a hit in his last 26 at-bats after his 0-for-2 effort Tuesday. He was down 0-2 in the count when he was hit, and the fading Yankees lost the game 6-1. New York is 1-5 on this road trip, scoring just seven runs in the six games.

Said Phelps: “I think our team as a whole is frustrated about a whole lot of stuff right now.”

– Hours after singer Rihanna blasted CBS for pulling her music video last week in the wake of the Ray Rice incident, the network announced that it would no longer include her as part of its intro.

Rihanna, who was the victim in a domestic incident involving singer Chris Brown in 2009, had recorded a special version of the song “Run This Town” for the network. CBS did not use the video last week, instead spending more time discussing the Rice situation.

Rihanna took that as an insult, and she lashed out at the network via Twitter, writing: CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, [expletive] you! Y’all are sad for penalizing me for this.

CBS senior vice president of communications Jen Sabatelle released a statement shortly thereafter, reading: “Beginning this Thursday, we will be moving in a different direction with some elements of our ‘Thursday Night Football’ open. We will be using our newly created ‘Thursday Night Football’ theme music to open our game broadcast.”

Roc Nation, which owns the rights to the song, followed up by saying it revoked the rights for the network to use the song.

“Due to the misuse and misrepresentation of Rihanna’s name and participation in connection to CBS’ ‘TNF,’ CBS was not allowed to license and utilize the song ‘Run This Town.’ Roc Nation made the decision to not grant the song’s usage,” the company said in a statement.

– Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon pleaded guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina and was given a 60-day suspended jail sentence and one year of unsupervised probation.

Gordon, suspended for the season after failing a marijuana test (although that ban is expected to be reduced after the league and NFLPA finalize the new drug policy), also will have to perform community service and had his driver’s license suspended.

The Pro Bowl receiver, who led the NFL with 1,646 yards receiving last year, was arrested in July in Raleigh and charged with driving while impaired after going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.

ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On Sept. 17, 1998, which Red Sox closer set an American League record by recording his 39th consecutive save in a 3-2, 10-inning victory over the Orioles?

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I don’€™t worry about Brady. There’€™s other areas I might concern myself with. But when it comes to Tom Brady, I know his work ethic, I know his focus level, and I know he’€™ll be fine. He hasn’€™t looked the way we all expect him to look. But it’€™s two games. And it’€™s something that the rust eventually wears off, he’€™s going to gain more confidence in his players and maybe in himself, and he’€™ll be fine.” – NBC Sports NFL analyst Rodney Harrison, during a Tuesday interview on Middays with MFB

STAT OF THE DAY: 15 – Games in which the Red Sox have been shut out this season, following Tuesday’s 4-0 loss to the Pirates

‘NET RESULTS (mobile users, check the website to see the videos): The Orioles celebrate after clinching their first AL East title since 1997.

And the O’s neighbors, the Nationals, celebrate after winning the NL East.

Aaron Hicks beats out an infield grounder to give the Twins a 4-3 walkoff victory over the Tigers.

Blue Jays center fielder Anthony Gose reaches over the fence to save a home run against the Orioles.

TRIVIA ANSWER: Tom Gordon

SOOTHING SOUNDS: Les Emmerson of the Five Man Electrical Band was born on this day in 1944.

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