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02/26/2015 - 3:23pm
Hernandez smoked, danced night of murder
By: WEEI

Thursday during the Odin Lloyd murder trial it was learned Aaron Hernandez and the group he was with spent $273 plus $30 tip at a bar and was asked by the bar manager to stop smoking marijuana on the street outside the bar on the night of the murder.

Also shown to the jury on Thursday was a video showing Hernandez putting gas in his Nissan Altima and dancing in the parking lot — all this according to NECN’€™s Kathryn Sotnik.

Hernandez is being charged in the murder of Lloyd. The trial began Jan. 9.

10 “Sex on the Beach” part of #AaronHernandez bar tab that night b/f Odin Lloyd killing. @NECN pic.twitter.com/tLR9yqKqLA

‘€”...

02/26/2015 - 2:38pm
Farrell on Ortiz: 'He'll adhere to the rules'

FORT MYERS, Fla. — While infield coach Brian Butterfield was going over bunt fielding drills with his pitchers and infielders Thursday morning outside JetBlue Park, John Farrell spent a good 20 minutes with David Ortiz.

The manager stood and listened to Ortiz reiterate what he told reporters on Wednesday about his concerns and complaints about the new rules designed to speed up play, designed specifically to keep batters like Ortiz in the batters box and keep them from slowing the game down. Ortiz was articulate and animated as always in relaying his feelings to the skipper.

And Farrell came away thinking everything will be just fine when the season gets underway.

“I think he’ll adhere to...

02/26/2015 - 1:51pm
McGuire: Chiarelli needs to be 'aggressive'

NBC Sports NHL analyst Pierre McGuire made his weekly appearance Thursday on Middays with MFB to talk about the Bruins and what moves he expects them to make at the trade deadline next week. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

With the Bruins still slumping and needing a boost, many expect them to make a move prior to the trade deadline on March 2. McGuire said the team is playing better, starting with their 6-2 win in Chicago on Sunday and played well despite losing to the Canucks on Tuesday.

With that being said, McGuire thinks general manager Peter Chiarelli needs to be aggressive at the deadline.

“I see some things that are starting to happen for them that are positive,...

02/26/2015 - 12:41pm
Report: Peterson reinstated into NFL

Adrian Peterson is one step closer to playing in the NFL next season.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Judge Doty has overturned the Peterson decision and now the running back will now be reinstated into the NFL. He can instantly be traded, released or stay on the Vikings’ roster.

For more Patriots news, visit weei.com/patriots.

Judge Doty has overturned Adrian Peterson decision and Peterson now will be reinstated, per source.

‘€” Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 26, 2015


02/26/2015 - 11:07am
Cherington on D&C: Pace of play 'a process'

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington checked in with Dennis & Callahan live from Fort Myers, Florida on Thursday morning to talk all things Red Sox and also to discuss the recent MLB pace of play changes. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

A major topic of discussion in the early days of spring training has been the recent pace of play changes in an effort to speed up the game. Cherington feels it is going to be a process, as is almost anything when it comes to implementing changes.

“I think as with anything when there is change it’s a process — and we have...

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