RSS
WEEI » This Just In
11/07/2012 - 4:53pm
Hernandez limited in return to Pats practice

FOXBORO -- Aaron Hernandez returned to Patriots practice on Wednesday inside the Dana-Farber Field House after missing Tuesday due to the birth of his daughter. Hernandez was among 14 Patriots limited Wednesday in sweats and shells practice, which was inside due to the heavy winds of the nor'easter hitting New England. After returning from a sprained right ankle on Oct. 21 against the Seahawks and playing the next week against the Jets, Hernandez was held back and did not play against the Rams in London due to a setback with his ankle. Only three Patriots missed practice as Brandon Bolden (knee), Trevor Scott (hamstring) and Tracy White (foot) were all absent. 

Did Not Practice

RB Brandon Bolden (knee)

DE Trevor Scott (hamstring)

LB Tracy White (foot) 

Limited Participation

DL Ron Brace (back)

...
11/07/2012 - 3:23pm
Source: Bay open to return to Red Sox

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- According to an industry source, outfielder Jason Bay -- who came to an agreement with the Mets on Wednesday to buy out the final year of his deal, with the Mets deferring some of the remaining money on his contract -- would be open to returning to the Red Sox as a free agent. 

Bay, according to the source, has yet to talk to any teams about potential free-agent fits. His agreement with the Mets came about relatively quickly. However, while Bay went through a difficult negotiation with the Red Sox that preceded his free-agent defection after the 2009 campaign, he still views his time in Boston in a positive light. 

Bay signed a four-year, $66 million deal with the Mets after spending part of 2008 and all of 2009 with the Red Sox. In 2009, he hit .267 with a .384 OBP, .537 slugging mark and .921 OPS along with 36 homers and 119 RBI, finishing seventh in AL MVP balloting. However, a disagreement with the Sox about...

11/07/2012 - 2:14pm
Rex on 'overrated': 'I finally beat Belichick'

In a recent players' poll conducted by the Sporting News, Jets coach Rex Ryan was named the Most Overrated Coach in the NFL. Ryan got 35 votes, while Patriots coach Bill Belichick was second with 16 votes. Asked about the poll on Wednesday, Ryan said he looked on the bright side of things.

"My first thought was I looked and saw who was second," Ryan said. "Hey, I finally beat Belichick. I got him. I knew it would take time, but I finally got him.

"Like it hasn't been a tough enough year," Ryan added. "Nah, I wasn't offended by it. At the end of the year, we'll see who's overrated."

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


11/07/2012 - 2:03pm
Source: Sox to name Nieves pitching coach

A major league source on Wednesday confirmed a report that the Red Sox will name Juan Nieves pitching coach. Nieves, a former Brewers pitcher, most recently served as bullpen coach for the White Sox since 2008.

CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman had the original report that Nieves would get the job after a long interview with the team. Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson had been seen as a leading candidate.

The White Sox bullpen ranked eighth in the American League under Nieves last year, the third time in five seasons that it finished with that ranking in the AL; the team also finished 10th in 2011 and fifth in 2010 in bullpen ERA. 

Before landing his job as bullpen coach, Nieves was a pitching coach for nine years in Chicago's minor league system. He also spent four years working in the Yankees' farm system from 1992-95. A native of Puerto Rico who attended high school at Avon Old Farms in...

11/07/2012 - 1:48pm
Bolden, White, Scott not at Pats practice

FOXBORO -- Running back Brandon Bolden (knee), linebacker Tracy White (foot) and defensive end Trevor Scott (hamstring) were not present at the start of Patriots practice Wednesday afternoon, a session that took place inside the practice bubble in sweats and shells. Meanwhile, during the part of practice open to the media, Brandon Spikes spent positional drills on a stationary bike, with head trainer Jim Whalen keeping a close eye on the linebacker. 

The Patriots will host the Bills in the first game back from the bye week Sunday at 1 p.m. at Gillette Stadium.

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.

 


Audio On Demand

Duron Harmon talks to OMF…

Duron Harmon talks to OMF about life after Gronk, and the defense turning the turnover corner, 12-2-16

Patriots DB Duron Harmon joined Glenn, Lou, and Christian, and he discussed the team needing to come together after losing Gronk, and the turnovers in the Jets game can propel them to create more turnovers.

NFL Network's Heath Evans talks to Dale and Holley on Patriots Monday

We check in with former Patriot Heath Evans, now with the NFL Network, for his complete analysis on the win over the Jets in NY.

Patrick Chung with Dale and Holley

Dale and Michael talk with Patrick Chung after a win over the Jets on Sunday.

Celtics Podcast - How the…

Celtics Podcast - How the Celtics can hang with Cleveland atop the Eastern Conference 11-30-16

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.

Celtics Podcast - Turning a corner with Al Horford back 11-28 -16

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.

Celtics Season Preview

Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen preview the Celtics season. Will Jaylen Brown be an impact rookie and prove he was the right pick at #3? Will the Celtics win the Atlantic Division? Is the season a failure if the Celtics don't advance past the first round of the playoffs?

Curt Schilling - I would …

Curt Schilling - I would rather get into the Hall of Fame than win a Senate seat

Mut, Bradford, and Tomase talk with Curt Schilling to get his reaction to Dan Shaughnessy and Jon Heyman's comments about not voting for Curt for the Hall of Fame again based on some of Schilling's comments on social media.

Hot Stove Show Hour 2 - More MLB hall of Fame voting talk and reaction, and Rob's Dominican travel itinerary

Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are taking some calls and reaction to their interview with Curt Schilling in regards to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame voting. We also hear about Rob's upcoming working vacation to the Dominican Republic for the David Ortiz Charity Golf Classic.

Hot Stove Show Hour 1 - MLB Hall of Fame voting, the Character Clause, and Curt Schilling

Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about Dan Shaughnessy's column about how he would no longer vote for Curt Schilling for the Hall of Fame. They then talk with Curt Schilling getting his thoughts on the whole situation and whether he would rather make the HoF or the Senate.

Bruins Cast - B's missing…

Bruins Cast - B's missing offense but manage back-to-back road wins 11-2-16

Ken Laird and Ty Anderson chat Bruins after a 2-1 win in Florida improved the team's record to 5-4.

Bruins Cast - B's drop third straight in NY, frustration quickly mounting 10-27-16

Ken Laird chats with WEEI Bruins writer Ty Anderson about the B's loss to the Rangers on Wednesday night and what issues the team is fighting after a 3-4 start to the season

Bruins Cast - State of the B's after 3-3 start, welcoming Ty Anderson to WEEI.com 10-26-16

Ken Laird and new WEEI.com Bruins writer Ty Anderson discuss the state of the 2016 Bruins after a 3-3 start to the season.

K&C - Damien Woody on wha…

K&C - Damien Woody on what it's like playing for Bill Belichick with an injury 12-2-16

Damien Woody joined K&C and shared a story regarding a conversation he had with Bill Belichick in the training room in Foxboro.

K&C - Gerry and Kirk mock the Belichick press conference; Jim the Wrestling Goon mocks Amani Toomer 12-2-16

In the 9 am hour Gerry and Kirk mocked the Belichick press conference and took a call from Jim the Wrestling Goon who is not a fan of Amani Toomer.

K&C - Dan Shughnessy has an awful answer on Bill Conlin; The Patriots future without Gronk 12-2-16

In the 8 am hour Gerry and Kirk talked about a brutal answer by Dan Shaughnessy regarding Bill Conlin'sn spot in the Hall of Fame.

Bill Belichick does not e…

Bill Belichick does not elaborate on Gronk's back injury, 12-2-16

Glenn, Lou, and Christian are less than surprised that Bill Belichick won't comment further about Gronk than the released statement. Speaking of statements, how weird is it that the Gronkowski family is releasing joint statements with the Patriots?

Dr. Thomas Gill of Steward Health Care tells OMF that playing NFL Football might not be in Gronk's future, 12-2-16

Orthopedic surgeon to the pros, Dr. Thomas Gill of Steward Health Care joins Glenn, Lou, and Christian in the wake of Gronk's back injury. He talks about different types of disc injuries, and one type of fusion which could potentially prevent Gronk from playing football. He also commented on the unique situation of a joint statement between the Patriots and the Gronkowskis, and clarified his role in Gronk's arm surgeries.

Somehow Joe McKnight's shooter is free, 12-2-16

Glenn, Lou, and Christian wonder how the man who shot former NFL RB Joe McKnight can be free of charges and walking around the streets of New Orleans.

Michael Irvin on how the …

Michael Irvin on how the Patriots keep winning without Rob Gronkowski

Dale and Michael check in with the playmaker Michael Irvin on a Friday.

Dale and Holley's Freestyle Friday Hours 3&4 - All topics on the table

We open it up in the final portions of hours 3 and 4 on a Friday.

Dale and Holley's Freestyle Friday Hour 2 - Pats Defense, Bruins, Gronk

Hour two in it's entirety.

Ep. 43: Adam Carolla

Ep. 43: Adam Carolla

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.

Ep. 42: The Godcast with Larry Johnson

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.

Ep. 41: John Feitelberg of Barstool Sports

Kirk Minihane sits down with Barstool Sports contributor and podcast host John Feitelberg. Kirk and Feitelberg talk about the rise of barstool, the sale of the website, what it is like to work for Dave Portnoy, and their live podcast shows at the Wilbur Theater.

SoccerCast - Why Toronto …

SoccerCast - Why Toronto winning is best for MLS

Ben, Alex, and Russ talk about how Toronto winning the MLS cup will be best for the league, the FIFA Player of the Year award, and the tragedy in Brazil.

The Real K&C - Ken & Curtis recap a non-Casting Couch Friday 12-2-16

Ken Laird and Chris Curtis finish out the week recapping the Friday edition of Kirk and Callahan, with critiques of Dale & Holley's Keefe announcement and more.

The Real K&C Podcast - Ken & Curtis are back to dish about Kirk & Callahan 12-1-16

Kirk & Callahan producers Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are back together after a few days apart to dish about all things K&C show, this after a Thursday Reim-Job.

K&C's Tunnel Vision - The…

K&C's Tunnel Vision - The Debut Episode, K&C Show State-of-the-Union 11-30-16

Gerry Callahan and Kirk Minihane launch the 'new' official podcast of the Kirk & Callahan Show, where they'll bring the edge and the inside info they can't get to on their morning radio show. In the debut episode, the guys give a state of the current K&C 'Casting Couch' and the latest on former fill-in host Gary Tanguay.

More from this show

K&C - Gerry and Kirk on R…

K&C - Gerry and Kirk on Rich Keefe joining Dale & Holley; Headlines with Minihane 12-2-16

In the 7 am hour Gerry and Kirk discussed the hiring of Rich Keefe and the announcement yesterday on Dale and Holley.

More from this show

K&C - Gerry and Kirk mock…

K&C - Gerry and Kirk mock the Belichick press conference; Jim the Wrestling Goon mocks Amani Toomer 12-2-16

In the 9 am hour Gerry and Kirk mocked the Belichick press conference and took a call from Jim the Wrestling Goon who is not a fan of Amani Toomer.

More from this show

Ep. 43: Adam Carolla

Ep. 43: Adam Carolla

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.

More from this show

Dale and Michael welcome …

Dale and Michael welcome Rich Keefe to the program

The worst kept secret in the city is now official - welcome aboard Rich Keefe.

More from this show