In a video interview on the team's website, Celtics' forward Paul Pierce said that Ray Allen's contributions to the franchise will never be forgotten and joked that he was "a little bitter" about Allen's decision to sign with Miami.
"It's going to be weird," Pierce said of seeing Allen with the Heat. "Ray made the best decision for him. That's what it's pretty much all about. You get in these situations in free agency, you make the best decision for you and your family. Ray will always be a brother for me. If it wasn't for him I probably wouldn't have a championship ring. The things he's been able to for this organization will never be forgotten."
Asked if he has talked with him much this summer, Pierce joked, "I'm still a little bitter, but we're still brothers."
Also in the interview, Pierce said that his left knee felt a lot better after he played through...
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling joined Dennis & Callahan Friday morning and discussed how he would have reacted to the most recent controversy in the Red Sox clubhouse regarding Bobby Valentine and Will Middlebrooks. Valentine told The Big Show Wednesday that the only time he had discussions with ownership about communication with players was after he made a sarcastic comment to Middlebrooks after a couple of defensive failures by the third baseman in an inning earlier this season.
"As a player, that's a swing. I'm taking a swing at that comment," Schilling said. "And I'm not talking about just Bobby, if anybody had said that … Bobby's different. He runs and beats to a different drummer. ... I never came off the field after giving up five runs and had a manager say, 'wow, that's a nice inning." I never heard anybody...
President Obama lists everything great about Tim Tebow: a winner, clutch and, of course, a "wonderful young man." But, like others, the Prez is lukewarm on the idea of the Jets acquiring Tebow because of the inherent quarterback controversy that comes along with him.
“I've got to tell you, I don’t like the idea of a quarterback controversy at the start of a season, so if I was a Jets fan, I’d be pretty nervous,” Obama said. “Sanchez is not Tom Brady yet, but he led them to the playoffs two years in a row. I think Tim Tebow seems to be a wonderful young man, and he’s got just a great winning attitude. He really steps up when things count.”
“But there’s going to be a lot of tension in that situation,” Obama said, “so it’ll be pretty interesting to see how it plays itself out.”
Read more about that story and others at Friday's Morning Mashup at the...
The Red Sox mustered just two hits against the Twins Thursday night in dropping a 5-0 decision to Minnesota in the teams' series opener at Fenway Park.
Sox starter Jon Lester pitched a solid game, allowing three runs on seven hits over eight innings, striking out seven and not walking a batter in his 105-pitch outing. But it was no match for Twins' starting pitcher Sam Deduna, who gave up just two hits over six innings, walking four and striking out one.
The only two hits for the Red Sox came off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez, the owner of a fourth-inning double and sixth-inning single. The Sox managed two runners on with two outs in the first, fourth and sixth innings, but came up empty in each frame, ending up stranding a total of six batters while going 0-foir-4 with runners in scoring position.
The Twins first got to Lester in the third inning when they plated a pair of runs on Denard Span's RBI double and a run-scoring single from Ben...
The men's United States basketball team defeated Nigeria, 156-73, establishing a new high for points in an Olympic competition. Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points in 14 minutes and made 10 of 12 3-pointers, while surpassing Stephon Marbury's 31 for most points scored by an American in the Olympics.
The previous high for points was set by Brazil who poured in 138 in a win over Egypt in 1988 and the best US output was by the 1992 Dream Team who hit the 121-point mark twice. The United State scored 49 points in the first quarter and 78 in the first half and led 13-0 to start the game.
The United States plays again on Friday when they face Lithuania and they conclude pool play on Sunday against Argentina.
We check in with former Patriot, current NFL Network analyst Heath Evans for his complete analysis on the Patriots win over the Bengals, and the rest of the NFL.
We talk to special teams Captain Matthew Slater about the win over the Bengals and some of the extra-curricular activities that took place between plays.
We check in with head coach Bill Belichick for his thoughts and analysis on beating the Bengals, and preparing for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Sam Packard is joined by Celtics 2nd Round draft pick Abdel Nader to discuss his path to the the NBA and how he plans to improve his game. Sam then talks to Player Development Coach Nick Friedman from Elite Skills Training, the pre-Draft camp Nader attended. Friedman also gives his opinion on the Celtics performance at summer league and the development of Jaylen Brown.
Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy
Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.
Chris and Rob talk with former MLB Infielder and current ESPN analyst Alex Cora. Alex talks about some of the moves he saw in the Red Sox-Indians ALDS, and talks about the core group of young players the Red Sox have
We wrap up the Sox season with our final weekly visit with Sox manager John Farrell, on the heels of the news that he will be back as Sox skipper for the 2017 season.
Red Sox Hall of Famer Joe Castiglione wraps up the 2016 Boston Red Sox season
Joey Mac joins Ken Laird on his Saturday show to discuss the David Backes addition and Loui Eriksson departure in NHL free agency
DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.
DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.
Listeners voice their displeasure with the NFL and Michael Lombardi called in to give his thoughts on Roger Goodell and Josh Brown.
Gerry, Kirk and Mut react to Mad Dog defending Josh Brown.
The guys praised Jerry Thornton's questions to Peter King and headlines with Minihane.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian discuss the MMQB's comments on Dale and Holley defending the NFL and Giants organization. They find fault with him and other NFL apologists in their rationale of making excuses for the league and the Giants as to why Josh Brown was only suspended one game.
The OMFers open the show talking about new revelations about Giants Kicker Josh Brown and his domestic violence case. They discuss the NFL's failure to uphold the standards that they had placed on themselves in policing domestic violence perpetrators.
Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio makes his weekly appearance on OMF to discuss the NFL and New York Giants mishandling of the Josh Brown situation.
We discuss the NFL and the Patriots with Hall of Famer Michael Irvin as the Pats prepare to head to Pittsburgh to take on the Stillers.
We discuss Josh Brown, domestic violence and the league that never learns from it's past mistakes, the NFL
We close out the show with the best clips of the day and LAROY!
Kirk Minihane, avid runner, talks to Charlie Engle about the passion of running, how running became an addiction that replaced drug related addictions, and Charlie's time in jail. Kirk and Charlie have had similar paths through life and they discuss how a passion for running changed their lives.
Kirk was scheduled to interview Jeff Pearlman but the connection sucked and we called a late audible and interrupted the K&C Post Show podcast. Kirk takes over the K&C podcast and turns into Enough About Me and an epic bitchfest ensues.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Red Sox legend Mo Vaughn to talk to Mo about his playing days here in Boston, why the Sox couldn't have won a World Series in the 90's, and what life has been like since his playing day's have ended.
With Pete Davidson unavailable today, Jim Hackett brought in a special guest for today’s show. You know him as “Andy from Sales,” famous from his appearances as spokesman for New England Fat Loss. The loser of 75lbs has been a winner to date in the Entercom Boston Fantasy Football League, sporting a 6-0 record sitting in 1st Place. But Jim is concerned about the makeup of his team. At 6-0, there’s still plenty of work to do for Andy (picture here)… After Andy’s team diagnosis that includes some needed Waiver Wire adds and some trade options to seek, the show turns to Pete’s Starts & Sits article where Jim highlights some plays and values he likes for Week 7. The show closes with a little insight from Jim on the continued missteps of the NFL… Enjoy!
Brad Feldman joins the show to talk about what the Revs need to do to get back to the top of the Eastern Conference, what the future holds for Jay Heaps, and the front office philosophy.
Uncle Buck and friends discuss the return of Bill Goldberg to the WWE and Ronda Rousey's return to the UFC.
Gerry, Kirk and Meter reacted to Artie Lange's podcast in 'Headlines' and Meter loves Mookie Betts as the guys get a little baseball talk in during hour two of Thursday's show.More from this show
Mark Dondero of WPRI in Providence called in to defend himself and Kirk was ready to take on a listener in hour four of Thursday's show with Jon Meterparel in on Dino's Casting Couch.More from this show
Gerry, Kirk and Meter discussed the 3rd and final presidential debate in hour one of the Thursday show and have all concluded Hillary Clinton is going to be our next president.More from this show
Gerry, Kirk and Trenni talked about the brutal NFL ratings and Trags called in to defend the local Patriots media,More from this show
Listeners voice their displeasure with the NFL and Michael Lombardi called in to give his thoughts on Roger Goodell and Josh Brown.More from this show