The Patriots announced Saturday that safety Tavon Wilson (ankle) has been added to the injury report as probable. The rookie out of Illinois is tied for the team lead with three interceptions on the season. The 6-foot, 210-pounder is one of four New England players who are listed as probable for Sunday's game, a group that includes wide receiver Julian Edelman (hand), defensive tackle Kyle Love (knee) and linebacker Jerod Mayo (elbow). For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.
Speaking to the media prior to his team's game against the Raptors Saturday, Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Rajon Rondo is ready to go after missing Thursday night's game against the Nets due to a sprained right ankle.
"He looks fine," Rivers said. "He's good."
Rivers explained that it was more the decision of head trainer Ed Lacerte than the coaching staff on whether to play Rondo, saying, "Him and Eddie walked in this morning and said they're ready. And he's ready."
The Celtics' coach did, however, say that it will be evident if Rondo can make it through Saturday's entire game by watching his reactions on the court. The point guard -- who has a streak of 10 or more assists in 31 straight games -- hasn't played since leaving Wednesday's win over Utah.
According to multiple industry sources, the Red Sox did not pursue free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera before the 28-year-old reached a two-year, $16 million agreement with the Blue Jays on Friday (a deal first reported by ESPNDeportes.com).
Cabrera put up huge numbers in 2012 before his season came to an end due to a 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s drug policy. He hit .346 with a .390 OBP, .516 slugging percentage and .906 OPS in 113 games for the Giants before his suspension. Prior to his tremendous 2012 season, he had a career line of .275/.331/.398/.729 in parts of seven years with the Yankees, Braves and Royals. Cabrera turned 28 in August.
With his deal with the Blue Jays, Cabrera became the second prominent free-agent outfielder in recent days to sign with a club, joining Torii Hunter, whose two-year, $...
According to a team source, the Red Sox -- who are known to have talked to former Diamondbacks hitting coach Rick Schu, Red Sox minor league hitting coordinator Victor Rodriguez and Braves assistant hitting coach (and former Red Sox infielder Scott Fletcher) -- plan to interview "a couple more" hitting coach candidates next week. The names of the additional candidates are not yet known. The Sox are considering a two-coach approach to address their hitting instruction next season.
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Freshman forward T.J. Warren scored 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting as sixth-ranked NC State routed UMass, 94-76, in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Senior forward Richard Howell added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Wolfpack (3-0), who shot 56.5 percent from the field. Junior guard Lorenzo Brown had 11 points and 10 assists.
Junior guard Jesse Morgan led UMass (2-1) with 15 points. Senior forward Terrell Vinson had 13 points and seven rebounds, and junior point guard Chaz Williams recorded 13 points and five assists. The Minutemen shot 40.3 percent and turned over the ball 17 times.
NC State, which never trailed, jumped out to a 12-2 lead. The Wolfpack led by 16 at the half, 48-32, as Scott Wood (15 points on 5-of-9 treys) hit three 3-pointers in the final 3:22 of the period, including one at the buzzer. NC State never let UMass get back in the game in the second half, with the lead peaking at 27.
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Dale, Michael and Rich Keefe speak with ESPN's Trent Dilfer and look ahead to the match-up with his old team, the Baltimore Ravens.
Butch Stearns joins Glenn and Fred to react to the Patriots victory over the Rams. They discuss Tom Brady's record setting 201st quarterback victory and debate if he is truly the greatest player of all time.
Glenn and Fred open the show reacting to the Patriots beat down of the Los Angeles Rams. They discuss the defense and debate whether todays game is a sign of things to come.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of 'The Dale and Holley Show' talk about last night's disappointing finish against the Rockets and they talk about their love for DeMarcus Cousins.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Mut and Tomase are joined by Rob Bradford to talk about just how the Red Sox were able to pull off this trade. Rob's sit down with Dave Dombrowski helps to reveal the timeline of the mega deal.
Mut and John Tomase open the Hot Stove show debating the blockbuster Chris Sale trade. Tomase argues that you can like the trade, but dislike Dombrowski for gutting the Red Sox farm system.
WEEI.com's Rob Bradford sits down with Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski to talk about the Red Sox off season. They discuss how the blockbuster Chris Sale trade went down.
Hour two of Saturday Skate after a Bruins 2-1 over Buffalo, with Ken Laird and Rear Admiral debating the status of Krejci, Chara, Krug and Bergeron.
The first hour of Saturday Skate starts up against the third period of Bruins - Sabres, so Ken Laird and Rear Admiral give some Red Sox hot stove and Rob Gronkowski thoughts before moving into Bruins - Sabres game reaction
Ken Laird and Ty Anderson chat Bruins after a 2-1 win in Florida improved the team's record to 5-4.
Gerry was shocked that Ken Laird took his wife to see Hateful Eight. Bradford checked in from the WInter Meetings.
Chris Russo talked about the Winter Meetings with Gerry and Kirk and the guys discussed John Henry's brand new yacht.
Gerry and Kirk disagreed on whether or not LeBron James owes people an explanation for his boycott of Trump's hotel.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian are starting to think that the Ravens are the Pats biggest Rival. They cite the frequency with which they play, the importance of their games, the fact that the Ravens have won in Foxborough, and that they always play close games.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian react to John Tomase's comments on "The Hot Stove Show" last night, where he bagged on Dave Dombrowski fro decimating the Red Sox Farm System. Lou feels very strongly that Prospects exist to get big time Players. He also feels that the Red Sox are already the Chicago Cubs. Glenn rails against Tomase and other "Prospect Hoarders." Christian talks about "Beanie Babies."
Glenn, Lou, and Christian discuss Pablo Sandoval's conversation with ESPN Deportes, where he talks about a renewed interest in Baseball, getting healthy, and wanting his son to be able to see him play at a high level.
While driving around town, Curt Schilling decided to give Dale, Michael and Keefe a ring and discuss the Sox pitching staff with the addition of Chris Sale.
A lot of panic out there about Sox GM Dave Dombrowski "dismantling" the farm system. Dale, Michael and Keefe discuss it, and also how this rotation may play out. Is Clay Bucholz the odd man out?
Michael and Rich Keefe talk C's after they knock off Orlando in impressive fashion.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
K&C Producers Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are back at it after Thursday's non-Casting Couch show to discuss the day's program and deliver the day's best soundbytes.
Episode 2 of the official podcast of Kirk & Callahan, as Kirk and Gerry acknowledge their first real on-air fight on that morning's show. The guys also discuss newbie Rich Keefe, Gary Tanguay, and Larry Bird's 60th birthday
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