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09/10/2014 - 12:37pm
Perfect attendance for Patriots practice

FOXBORO — The Patriots returned to the practice field Wednesday in preparation for the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday on the road. They had perfect attendance as the team worked out in full pads on the upper grass fields.

The full attendance would seem to be a good sign on center Ryan Wendell, who left Sunday’s game in Miami with a leg issue. Tom Brady was also on the field at the start of practice, working with his first team offense, an indication that the calf injury, as expected, is not a serious issue.

Jordan Devey, who started Sunday’s game at right guard, was again working with the starting offensive line during the media portion of practice.

Defensive linemen Michael Buchanan and Chris Jones, both nursing ankle injuries, were on the field as well. Both players...

09/10/2014 - 11:02am
Farrell on MFB: 'Likely' Pedroia done for '14

Red Sox manager John Farrell, making his weekly WEEI appearance Wednesday, told Middays with MFB that Dustin Pedroia is “probably likely” to miss the rest of the season due to an injury to his left hand/wrist. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

Pedroia, in the midst of a subpar offensive season (.278/.337/.376), had an MRI on Tuesday that revealed inflammation in the wrist. The 30-year-old was scheduled to meet with team representatives Wednesday to determine a course of action.

“Nothing has been...

09/10/2014 - 10:33am
Belichick says Vikings will be 'big challenge'

FOXBORO –“ Following their 33-20 loss to the Dolphins on the road this past Sunday in the season-opener, things won’€™t get any easier for the Patriots this week when they will play in another team’€™s home opener in Minnesota against the Vikings.

The Vikings are coming off an impressive 34-6 victory over the Rams in Week 1.

“€œIt’€™s been impressive watching the Vikings so far this year,”€ Bill Belichick said. “I think obviously Coach [Mike] Zimmer has come in there with his base program and been good. Good in the preseason and certainly good in St. Louis last week. All three units — offense, defense, special teams ‘€“ strong, good contributors to the overall team. They have a lot of good players. They are well coached, they make very few...

09/10/2014 - 8:03am
Mashup: Hawks' front-office scandal widens

Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Orioles at Red Sox, 1:35 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Royals at Tigers, 7 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Braves at Nationals, 7:10 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Diamondbacks at Giants, 10 p.m. (ESPN) Basketball: FIBA World Cup, noon (ESPN2) Basketball: FIBA World Cup, 4 p.m. (ESPN2) MLS: D.C. United at Red Bulls, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

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09/09/2014 - 11:41pm
Pedroia expects surgery decision Wednesday

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who underwent an MRI on Tuesday that revealed inflammation in his left wrist (near the same thumb on which he had surgery last offseason), acknowledged that season-ending surgery is a possibility for the issue. The 30-year-old said that he will meet with club officials and medical personnel on Wednesday to decide the proper course of action.

“There’s getting rest, continue to play, or surgery. There’s three things we could do,” Pedroia said after the Sox’ 4-1 loss. “We’ll come up with a plan the best we can that’s best for the team.”

Pedroia said that he’s been dealing with discomfort for much of the...

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