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04/03/2013 - 12:29pm
Welker: Leaving Pats was 'just business'

Wes Welker said Wednesday morning that contract talks between his reps and the Patriots never got personal and indicated that in the end, “everything worked out really well for everybody.”

The former Patriots wide receiver who signed a free agent deal with the Broncos last month after six seasons in New England, told ESPN Radio that the whole thing was just about business.

“I think a lot of it is just business,” Welker said. “It’s kind of the unfortunate part of the business, but it is what it is. You try to find what works for you, as far as financially and as a player and everything else. I think at the end of the day — fortunately or unfortunately — it kind of just worked out the way it did.”

In the days after Welker’s new deal, there was a lot of debate about which contract was better, as representatives for the wide receiver disputed the claims put forth by the Patriots and...

04/03/2013 - 10:36am
Rutgers fires coach after video exposes abuse

One day after a videotape of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice abusing his players in practices was made public, the school dismissed the coach Wednesday, citing “recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues.”

Athletic director Tim Pernetti, who also has come under fire for only suspending Rice three game last fall after viewing the tape of Rice throwing basketballs at players and pushing them, announced the decision in a press release.

“I am responsible for the decision to attempt a rehabilitation of coach Rice,” Pernetti said. “Dismissal and corrective action were debated in December and I thought it was in the best interest of everyone to rehabilitate, but I was wrong. Moving forward, I will work to regain the trust of the Rutgers...

04/03/2013 - 10:25am
Remy: Bradley not 'in awe of everything'

NESN Red Sox analyst Jerry Remy made his weekly appearance with Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday from New York, where the Red Sox are preparing to face the Yankees twice more in the season-opening series.

The Sox won the opener, 8-2, showing a nice blend of timely hitting and hustle on the basepaths to go along with solid pitching from starter Jon Lester and the bullpen.

“It all started in spring training,” Remy said. “We talked about that, how everything in spring training went nice and calm and cool, and they worked on a lot of things. We saw a lot of those things in the first game, the hustle, going first to third, second to home. All the things that were worked on. And it was nice to see a lot of those things...

04/03/2013 - 10:23am
Pederson on D&C: Jagr 'a star, not a superstar'

NESN’s Barry Pederson talked to Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday about the impact Jaromir Jagr could have on the Bruins, what he’ll have to do to fit into the B’s system, and Patrice Bergeron‘s situation after leaving Tuesday’s game with an injury.

Pederson said he thinks Jagr will thrive in a supporting role, similar to the one he played in Philadelphia last year, not to mention in Pittsburgh when he first broke into the league.

“He’s coming to a good team that he’s just trying to make great,” Pederson said. “He’s probably a star, not a superstar. He’s definitely a top-six forward, and I think the other thing it does for this team is it brings in competition. For the coach, he doesn’t have to do a lot of yelling, or say a lot of things in the press. Just, ‘OK you’re not going on the top two...

04/03/2013 - 9:56am
Stephen Drew returns to games

NEW YORK — According to team sources, Stephen Drew — after receiving medical clearance to return to games — played an extended spring training game in Fort Myers on Tuesday. In his first game action since incurring a concussion on March 7, when he was hit on the helmet by a pitch, Drew went 1-for-3 with a double while playing three innings at shortstop. He will play another extended spring training game on Wednesday.

Because post-exertion fatigue is a standard symptom in the aftermath of concussions, the Sox anticipate that Drew will require some time to rebuild his stamina. Still, the team expects that Drew — who now is eligible to come off the seven-day disabled list — is likely to...

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