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We talk to the newest inductee to the Patriots Hall of Fame, linebacker Willie McGinest.
We talk to the newest inductee to the Patriots Hall of Fame, linebacker Willie McGinest.

[0:00:13] ... An NFL network analyst you can also follow him on Twitter at Willie McGinest. Yeah that guy Willie McGinest joins us right now on the AT&T hotline Willie congratulations. What what was the out first reaction you have when you got ...
[0:04:08] ... what it's so you're not accomplished all the old. We're talking to Willie McGinest the latest inductees into the New England Patriots hall of fame. Robert Kraft in the release that the team put out today ...
[0:05:46] ... it that just. You know there was there was the beginning of Willie McGinest career and then there's that next phase where as you said three championships. In a four year span. That was another level ...
[0:07:17] ... how did they do. Are under court order it same deal comparing Bill Parcells and Pete Carroll and and Bill Belichick which of the three do you think. Jim did the best job of getting the ...






Dale, Michael and Jerry talk basketball legacy as Lebron James looks poised to make his 5th straight trip to the NBA finals.
Dale, Michael and Jerry talk basketball legacy as Lebron James looks poised to make his 5th straight trip to the NBA finals.

[0:03:02] ... When he hit the floor last night was there and I thought LeBron James is dead too after the game. Trauma yes Bostian it was he was glad I utter lie a lot it's hard for me to might make much fun of LeBron James he meant he is a man. Went in in these playoffs with Lee's miss and then. Kevin Love out I am hard for me to say much bad about the way LeBron James perform. A view that he would he was unstoppable he made clutch plays he did everything US of a guy but then ...
[0:05:04] ... care about it all right Lyndon no it's a great story got LeBron James went back to Cleveland to get them their first championship. That's well if you wanna go to Cleveland crunch in 1993 but ...
[0:08:32] ... You don't nothing. Bernard King my mayor world free and you know Chris Webber on and on it that's your Tim Hardaway Chris Mullen so many great players. And and this is the team like your ...
[0:11:13] ... two or three it's not going to be you know bunch of Isiah Thomas is in market smarts and whenever. Yeah area point's well taken and they were competitive against the cavaliers put. It was clear ...






We wrap up the day with the best in sound that you may have missed from this past weekend.
We wrap up the day with the best in sound that you may have missed from this past weekend.

[0:00:43] ... consuming and there you. Unbelievable as we talked about earlier former patriot Matt Chatham. Recently started podcasting from his football on football site. In the latest podcast he spoke with former NFL player in NFL PA executive committee member Ben Leber. Almeida revelation about the collectively bargain discipline process that kind of wowed assault. I can tell you that. Players were upset. When ...
[0:01:58] ... yet you know not leave office stand. And as Michael said when Matt Chatham was saying wow we are all things while at the same time. Not negotiable. Unbelievable images of rendered that is so this ...
[0:03:04] ... like NASCAR and what like IndyCar Racing better. A while. So what Jonny Gomes who played for the Red Sox we all remember the story he told about being attacked by a wolf with a small ...
[0:04:47] ... got up walked away. Ground ball kind. And the base hit by Jonny Gomes. Well one out single outclassed the wolf man. But I. Now look clouds fired it and Johnny's journey like get in front ...






Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss the Ray McDonald situation, another PR hit for the NFL, as well as a little deflategate.
Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss the Ray McDonald situation, another PR hit for the NFL, as well as a little deflategate.

[0:02:21] ... It's the lack of a decision but whatever the result of terror. Chicago Bears give them a second chance quote on quote. I mean they twist themselves into eight shades of pretzel to try to justify ...
[0:03:38] ... be a lot less likely to take chance on a guy the Chicago Bears would have gone in the ring mic down. Yeah I guess I would you know there there are other ways of handling ...
[0:10:36] ... a lot of guys that work. You know low risk high upside Albert Haynesworth be in a prime gradual. It's in Greg Hardy great example. That we will Greg Hardy you know. Any any anything anything ...
[0:18:58] ... branched off the the rest yesterday. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald of the Chicago Bears on domestic violence in child endangerment charges led to his release immediately by the bears. This is a rich set of best ...






Inspired by Steph Curry's injury and return, we think back on four Boston Sports athletes who toughed it out through bad injuries to make an impact.