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05/25/2017 - 5:28pm
Price to make first start of season Monday

After 2 1/2 months of living life as a major leaguer on the mend, David Price is getting a chance to once again re-acclimate himself as a member of the Red Sox starting rotation.

Red Sox manager John Farrell announced before Thursday night’s game that Price will make his first start of the 2017 season Monday in Chicago against the White Sox,.

The decision is somewhat of a surprise considering Price’s struggles in his two minor-league rehab outings with the Pawtucket Red Sox, allowing nine runs (6 earned) on 12 hits over 5 2/3 innings. In his most recent start, Wednesday night at McCoy Stadium, he gave up six runs (3 earned) in 3 2/3 innings, throwing 89 pitches.

The Red Sox and Price, however, point to a 96 mph fastball and the use of all his pitches without hesitation as enough of a reason to make his next start in the big leagues.

“A lot of pitches, in a short amount of time,” Price said. “I think that...

05/25/2017 - 3:38pm
Belichick declares Patriots caught up

FOXBORO — The morning after winning Super Bowl LI Bill Belichick said the Patriots were five weeks behind the rest of the league, as teams that didn’t make the playoffs had a head start on the offseason.

Speaking prior to Thursday’s OTA session at Gillette Stadium, Bill Belichick declared the Patriots caught up.

“I think we’re probably caught up to where we are now,” he said. “I think it’s the being behind in draft, free agency and that type of thing. I think at this point, we’re ready for OTAs. We’ll be ready for training camp. I think that part of it we’ll be on schedule on. It’s the catching up on all the spring projects, draft and free agency. It’s the initial part of it.”

The Patriots will hold two more OTAs next week before mandatory minicamp June 6-8, and then three more OTAs in the middle of June before...

05/25/2017 - 2:05pm
Richard Sherman still enraged by SB XLIX loss

The Seahawks are still reeling from their loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. In fact, it apparently threatened to tear the team apart this offseason.

In a story for ESPN the Magazine, Seth Wickersham details the growing rift between the Seahawks and Richard Sherman. The All-Pro cornerback, and many other veteran members of the defense, have always felt head coach Pete Carroll was easier on quarterback Russell Wilson than other leaders on the team. Those feelings were amplified during Super Bowl XLIX, when Malcolm Butler picked off Wilson at the one-yard line for the game-winning interception.

Wilson never apologized for the play, saying he would throw to receiver Ricardo Lockette again if the opportunity...

05/25/2017 - 1:55pm
OTAs: Gronk impresses, Cyrus Jones struggles

FOXBORO — The Patriots held their third OTA session of the offseason, but first open to the media on Thursday morning on the grass fields behind Gillette Stadium.

The conditions were not great, as temperatures were in the 50s with rain coming down for most of the session.

Most of the work done was situational, but there was some 11-on-11 work done towards the end of the session.

There were six players missing from the session entirely (OTAs are not mandatory): Dont’a Hightower, Malcolm Mitchell, Stephen Gostkowski, Alan Branch, Joe Cardona and Max Rich.

Also, offensive lineman Andrew Jelks and safety Duron Harmon were present, but did not participate, and Jonathan Freeny wore a red, non-contact jersey.

Here are some observations from the nearly 2.5-hour session:

— Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo got most of the reps (...

05/25/2017 - 1:27pm
LeBron vague about sickness; Irving set to play
By: WEEI

LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick, leaving speculation James’ illness also plagued him in Game 4. Despite noticeable sniffles while talking to the media during the Cavaliers shoot around prior to Game 5, James said, “I’ll be alright.”

When asked if James considered sitting out Game 3 because he was sick James simply responded, “Never.”

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Kyrie Irving rolled his ankle late in the third quarter of Game 4 when he went up for a layup and stepped on Terry Rozier’s foot. The injury wasn’t...

Audio On Demand

MMQB's Peter King with Da…

MMQB's Peter King with Dale, Holley and Keefe

We had an impromptu visit from Peter King from SI / MMQB to our Fenway Studios and decided to talk some NFL and Patriots with him.

Phil Perry, CSNNE on the Patriots and NFL free agency

Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency

NFL SUNDAY...the final segment of the year -- 2-5-17

Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.

LaVar Ball with Dale, Hol…

LaVar Ball with Dale, Holley and Keefe

Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.

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Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.

Kirk and Callahan- Celtics lose after Thomas mishandles the ball 3-6-17

Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.

Eduardo Rodriguez Player …

Eduardo Rodriguez Player of the Game Interview 5-26-17

Jot & Tim talk with Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez who went 6 scoreless innings as the Red Sox shutout the Seattle Mariners 3-0 in the series opener.

Drew Pomeranz Player of the Game Interview 5-25-17

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz who got the win and tied his career high in strikeouts tonight with 11 as the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-2.

Sam Travis Player of the Game Interview 5-24-17

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox first baseman Sam travis, who made his MLB debut tonight going 2-4 and scoring a run in the Red Sox 9-4 win over the Texas Rangers.

Bruce Cassidy with Dale, …

Bruce Cassidy with Dale, Holley and Keefe

Dale, Holley and Keefe interview the newest coach of the Boston Bruins for the first time, Bruce Cassidy.

The 1972 Bruins

Highlights

Saturday Skate - Bruins and the All-Star break

Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break

K&C - Casting Couch ratin…

K&C - Casting Couch ratings are revealed 5-26-17

The long awaited numbers for the Casting Couch are unveiled.

K&C - Mut loves Dining Playbook; Pete Sheppard has a new favorite player 5-26-17

Hour 4: Mut is a huge fan of Dining Playbook.

K&C - Pete Sheppard talked Buccaneers football 5-26-17

Hour 3: Pirating Pete continues.

OMF - David Price is comi…

OMF - David Price is coming back, Xander Bogaerts is delivering sans homeruns, and other Sox tales 5-26-17

Adam Schefter continues to wave the "Garoppolo is staying" banner. David Price may be the one saying he is ready. Or he's just tired of Pawtucket. And can Devin Marrero steal Pablo Sandoval's starting job?

OMF - What does Ordway want for the Celtics offseason? We're still not sure 5-26-17

David Price is slated to join the big Sox Monday vs. the White Sox. Jaylen Brown has silenced his critics who wish he was Buddy Hield or Kris Dunn. And we go to the tape to figure out what exactly Glenn wants during the NBA offseason.

OMF - Celtics offseason is full of questions; most of them pertain to Lebron James 5-26-17

The Boston Celtics have taken a lot of steps forward this year and gave the fans an entertaining season. Going forward, Danny Ainge will be busy trying to get this team to the next level. How will he tackle the obstacle that Lebron and the Cavaliers present?

Dale, Holley and Keefe's …

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 4 - Bill Polian does it again and all topics on the table

Hour 4 we go back to some Sox and Celts, plus Bill Polian once again says something supremely stupid.

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 3 - David Price's return and other Red Sox items, NBA Super Teams

Hour 3 starts with lots of Sox talk, plus we continue some NBA discussion.

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 2 - Celtics Direction and Future

Hour 2 focuses mostly on what the Celtics should do now that their season is over... where should they go in their future?

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Kirk Minihane is back after a brief hiatus and answers questions from listeners about various things including WEEI personalities, the state of the K&C Casting Couch, his rift with John Dennis and more.

Ep. 58: Mike Finkel, Author of True Story and The Stanger in the Woods

Kirk Minihane talks to the author of the best selling book "The Stranger in the Woods" Mike Finkel. It is a crazy story of a hermit leaving in Maine. Mike is also the author of "True Story" which was made into a movie staring Jonah Hill and James Franco. Mike talks about how the movie came out, his thoughts on Jonah Hill portraying him, and if it was true to the book.

Ep. 57: Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band

Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.

The Real K&C - Trenni on …

The Real K&C - Trenni on top, OTA videos & thoughtfully non-rhythmic 5-26-17

Ken Laird and Chris Curtis recap an action packed Friday edition of Kirk and Callahan

The Real K&C – Double birds, fart noises & picture days 5-24-17

Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are in after a K&C Wednesday show for the post-show gossip.

#DORK 15: Best Sports Video Games

Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey discuss the best sports video games of all-time. They break them down by sport and then ultimately crown a Top 5. Plus This Week in #DORK and the Pick of the Podcast.

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

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Kirk Minihane is back after a brief hiatus and answers questions from listeners about various things including WEEI personalities, the state of the K&C Casting Couch, his rift with John Dennis and more.

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