It was short and not-so sweet for Tom Brady in his press conference following Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium.
Asked about the final drive and the three chances at the end zone from the 19-yard line, Brady didn’t hold back.
“We had plenty of chances all day. We make some good plays and then we make plenty of s—y plays,” Brady said before walking off the podium to catch the team bus for the flight back to Boston.
Brady was also asked about the team’s offensive failure in the red area, which were highlighted on the final drive. Danny Amendola couldn’t hold onto a pass at the goal line. Julian Edelman had a pass broken up and Michael Hoomanawanui had a ball knocked away in the end zone.
“We didn’t do a good job getting into the red area and we didn’t do a good job finishing...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — It wouldn’t be a 2013 Patriots game without a crazy finish.
Miami’s Ryan Tannehill engineered a nine-play, 60-yard drive late in the fourth quarter, while a Tom Brady drive in the final minute-plus fell just short as the Dolphins came away with the 24-20 win Sunday afternoon at SunLife Stadium — the 11th time in 14 games this year a Patriots game has been decided by seven points or less.
New England burst to a 10-0 lead late in the second, but Miami answered with 17 straight points between the end of the second and start of the fourth quarter to push out to a 17-10 lead. That’s when the late fireworks started: New England got...
Olivier Hanlan scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 10 points and 13 rebounds as Boston College posted a 67-50 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon at Conte Form.
Alex Dragicevich added 12 points and Will Magarity netted 10 for the Eagles, who improved to 4-7.
BC opened the game on 12-4 run and never trailed after that, although Philadelphia, a Division 2 school, was within two points at 43-41 with 11:32 remaining in the game. The Eagles then went on a 12-1 run, with Hanlan and Dragicevich hitting 3-pointers in that spurt, to make it 55-42 with 7:09 left. The lead was never less than eight the rest of the way.
Derek Johnson had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead the Rams (7-3).
BC plays again next Sunday at Auburn.
• Pendarvis Williams scored 27 points and Norfolk State turned away Boston University in...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The following Patriots were announced as inactive for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins: offensive lineman Chris Barker; linebacker Steve Beauharnais; wide receivers Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins; defensive ends Jake Bequette and Michael Buchanan and tight end D.J. Williams.
Here’s what the moves mean today, and who will be affected.
Buchanan: Probably the biggest inactive of the day, the rookie defensive end out of Illinois started the year strong but has slipped as of late. One interesting thing — with Buchanan and Bequette out, the Patriots just have three defensive ends for Sunday’s game in Rob Ninkovich, Chandler Jones and Andre Carter. It could be a sign the Patriots might be going more 3-4 on the...
The Bruins’ pest was up to his old tricks Saturday as the B’s and Canucks played each other for the second time since the B’s beat Vancouver in the finals. First, Marchand took off his glove and kissed his ring finger following a second-period spat with Ryan Kesler (something Marchand would later say was a response to Kesler eye-gouging him). Then, with the Bruins on the way to a 6-2 loss in the third period, Marchand raised an imaginary Cup in the air and kissed it.
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We discuss the Patriots blown chance at clinching the division with a loss to the Dolphins with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick.
Hoo-man joins Mut and Merloni from Gillette Stadium after the team’s loss Sunday in Miami. Mut and Lou ask him about his highlight reel touchdown reception and whether he was interfered with as the Patriots attempted to score the game winning touchdown.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob BRadford and Alex Speier talk with john Farrell about the Red Sox offseason so far and about preparing for 2014.
Rob BRadford and Alex Speier are back together on the Hot Stove Show. They talk about the Red Sox and David Ortiz talking contract extension, and speak with Red Sox manager John Farrell about the offseason and preparing for 2014.
For the first time in 2013, WEEI.com's Alex Speier was responsible for compiling Baseball America's list of the Red Sox' top 10 prospects. He discusses his list with the man who'd been in charge of compiling it for most of the prior two decades, Jim Callis of MLB.com. They discuss prospects Xander Bogaerts, Henry Owens, Jackie Bradley Jr., Allen Webster, Garin Cecchini, Mookie Betts, Matt Barnes, Trey Ball, Anthony Ranaudo and others.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Stephen A. Smith joined the show and discussed the Celtics trade rumors. He added that as a New Yorker he is jealous of the success of the sports teams in Boston.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed a crazy mice fetish.
Kirk and Dino opened the show previewing the Pats and the Ravens. Dino likes the Ravens, Kirk thinks the Pats will play well in Baltimore.
Reiss checks in with Mut and Merloni to breakdown the Patriots injury situation heading into Sunday's action. He updates the status of left tackle Nate Solder and wide receivers Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins.
King calls in to Mut and Merloni for his weekly chat before the Patriots-Ravens matchup this Sunday. Peter explains what the Patriots should expect heading into Baltimore.
Jackie joins Mut and Merloni to discuss all the trade reports surrounding the Boston Celtics. Jackie looks at the chances that the Celtics move Rajon Rondo and whether they will complete a deal for Rockets’ center Omer Asik.
We talk football with ESPN's Mark Schlereth and get his take on the Patriots, as well the as the rest of the AFC heading into week 16 of the NFL season.
We listen in as Brooks Orpik speaks to the media for the first time since the Shawn Thornton incident over a week ago.
We tackle four topics around the great moments of 2013 in Boston Sports.
Doug joins the show to discuss the upcoming Patriots-Ravens game and offers his insights into the game, and how important healthy players are for this coming Sunday.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
For the first time in 2013, WEEI.com's Alex Speier was responsible for compiling Baseball America's list of the Red Sox' top 10 prospects. He discusses his list with the man who'd been in charge of compiling it for most of the prior two decades, Jim Callis of MLB.com.More from this show
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