Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.

[0:04:00] ... -- during moments from ESPN Boston here on WEE IT immensely Maloney Christian Fauria. What's in the back and forth on Twitter beef between the Celtics blog and Jeff Goodman -- about the benefits of may be trading Rajon Rondo. And you might see the story they came out where I think it was to Marcus cousins was lobbying for Rondo to ...
[0:05:17] ... great place result so. Talks reignited about Josh Schmidt. I'm going to Sacramento Kings and we all know that Josh and Rondo or our blood and held them. You know so I think that's where -- ...
[0:06:30] ... you know some of the candidate that -- carry him -- what Dirk Nowitzki didn't doubt that to me it's silly. -- -- with -- -- -- -- he did something altruistic Mickey different team. To ...





Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
We discuss the Patriots with CSNNE's Tom E Curran, now that we're inside of 10 days until Patriots training camp opens for business.
We discuss the Patriots with CSNNE's Tom E Curran, now that we're inside of 10 days until Patriots training camp opens for business.
We discuss Derek Jeter, excuse me, the All-Star game controversy sparked by Cardinals Pitcher Adam Wainwright concerning Derek Jeter's first at-bat.
We discuss Derek Jeter, excuse me, the All-Star game controversy sparked by Cardinals Pitcher Adam Wainwright concerning Derek Jeter's first at-bat.

[0:00:03] ... as we sit here today and everybody's been talking about that that Derek Jeter love fest last night. The irony is we spent a lot of yesterday show and and I said he's a lock first ...
[0:03:48] ... So it all that gives to the I think the entertainment side. Adam Wainwright took over last night -- Derek Jeter in the sentimental side there's no question. And then that he was competing. And trying to get guys out and he could. ...
[0:04:39] ... came on the interviewed and you win. Embarrassment if he had devalued Derek Jeter's play by fiat group and the last one. Because as much as in anticipation I was not looking forward to their -- ...
[0:06:47] ... game and I think that that's OK I mean that at this. Adam Wainwright group. And 21 of -- great crimes against baseball I think it's criminal. Well first all went getting ninety mile an hour ...






We tackle four topics all sparked by the Derek Jeter and Adam Wainright supposed 'grooved' pitch in the All-Star game.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the Derek Jeter and Adam Wainright supposed 'grooved' pitch in the All-Star game.

[0:00:51] ... we're going to that. Now since Adam Wainwright glue that -- to Derek Jeter in the first inning we're gonna start right there do you have a problem. With the grooved a pitch in an all star game. Who won the last two. -- towards a quarter. Racing around worse beating -- this second and he's got a double. I feel like that it's sweet digs it out of the corner. I'll go first I had no issues I don't have any issues now I didn't have any issues that I don't care what if you would Derek Keys. Well as Derek Jeter said after the game he was asked about it they set -- got to hit it. Public view I have no problem -- -- -- Michael let them stand up there with a bad my hands you you come down Broadway avenue tickets if you do it on purpose thanks a lot. Well my only problem with that is that Derek Jeter didn't hit a home run outside all the data pointed -- you really do it. -- -- this and make it real dramatic but it was great I think people wanted to see it. The only mistake. Adam Wainwright made is just mentioning it and no I'm not in charge of big mistake he mentioned it to stick with that don't back away from. But I think. If you're at that game and you're watching -- TV you wanted to hear hear most wanted Derek Jeter to get hit and got the result that you were looking for. No problems. -- -- we are Michael this time. It ...
[0:05:52] ... career without that injury would you think you would have to -- Willis McGahee yes electric great call you're like god I like got a lot because. If we talked about this before and we we ...
[0:09:30] ... they did not -- knowledge the untimely in recent deaths of both Don Zimmer and Tony Gwynn. I I noticed where are our buddy Bob -- just tweeted out about it a few minutes ago as well. Most people ...
[0:10:52] ... game one of the World Series there's some sort of tribute to Don Zimmer and Tony Gwynn. And and others who Major League Baseball may have lost over the last years while -- -- you -- But yeah I ...






On Wednesday’€™s edition of Three For All, Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz listed both their favorite and most disliked sideline reporters in the sporting world right now. To listen to the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

Benz listed Fox’€™ Erin Andrews, CBS’€™ Allie LaForce and the NFL Network’€™s Jenn Brown as his three favorites, while Merloni went with CNN en Espanol’€™s Ines Sainz, CNN’€™s Rachel Nichols and ESPN’€™s Suzy Kolber as his three picks.

Fauria picked ESPN’€™s Michelle Beadle, Fox Sports 1′€™s Charissa Thompson and CBS Sports’€™ Tracy Wolfson as his three preferred sideline reporters.

“€œHow about Veronica Corningstone?’€ Merloni said, referencing Christina Applegate‘€™s character from the 2004 film, “€œAnchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.”

“I’€™m a huge fan of Christina Applegate,”€ Fauria responded.

When it came to picking their most disliked reporter, Benz picked ESPN’€™s Josina Anderson.

“They put her in so many different positions where she just can’€™t win,”€ Fauria said.

Merloni opted to go with Andrews.

“[She'€™s] Just trying to go off-script and just sort of ad-lib a little bit too much and just not getting it done,” €Merloni said.

Fauria picked MLB Network’€™s Kristina Akra, a former Patriots.com employee, as his most disliked sideline reporter.

“€œShe used to drive me nuts, just in general,” Fauria said. “Maybe it’€™s an air of entitlement, I guess, and taking her job way too seriously. Not that there’€™s anything wrong with that, but all you’€™re doing is saying, ‘€˜The score is 21-20,’€™ and then big-timing everybody.”

After finishing their listing, Benz made a point to say that he is upset with the role of sideline reporters in general.

“œMy gripe is way more with the use of sideline reporters — male or female –€“ at all than it is women in sports journalism,” Benz said.

“Don’€™t you want to know who got hurt and if they’€™re going to get back into the game? Isn’t that important to you? Don’€™t you want to know what the coach is thinking as they’€™re exiting the field? It’€™s very important,”€ Fauria asked.

“€œThat’€™s part of the problem,”€ Benz added. “You’€™ll hear Joe Buck and Troy Aikman say, ‘€˜We just heard from the sideline,’€™ without going to the sideline reporter! That’€™s what they’€™re there for, right?”

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