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01/13/2011 - 11:50am
Wilfork on Jets: 'Liable to see anything'

FOXBORO -- Vince Wilfork is expecting the Jets to try everything in their arsenal to keep the Patriots off-balance on Sunday in their AFC Divisional playoff at Gillette Stadium. 

 

"We've got to expect their best and we have to be prepared for everything," Wilfork said Thursday. "With it being a one-game season, we're liable to see anything, things we haven't seen, things we've seen. We kind of know what they like to do but on top of that, with it being a one-game season, you never know.

 

"We're trying just to make sure we have everything covered that we think may happen, that may occur. If it happens, it happens. If it don't happen, oh well. But we have to do a good job of preparing for these guys." 

 

Wilfork also said he hasn't given much thought to last year's playoff game when Ray Rice gashed the Patriots for an 83-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage...

01/13/2011 - 10:23am
Arroyo: A-Gon's 'power is unbelievable'

Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo joined the Dennis & Callahan show Thursday morning to talk baseball and promote the Hot Stove Cool Music charity event set for Saturday night at the Paradise Rock Club.

 

It’s been five years since Arroyo was traded from the Red Sox to the Reds for Wily Mo Pena, and he was asked if it felt that long. “Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t,” Arroyo said. “It’s funny, I was with Kevin Youkilis doing a little cameo in a movie last offseason, and we were talking about how it seemed like time has gone so fast, and couldn’t believe that 2004 was five years ago, because sometimes it scoots by.”

 

When asked about the movie and who got the bigger part, Arroyo said, “Well, I don’t know because we haven’t seen what made the cut yet. But it’s a movie called "Goat," because that’s what they call a GTO in New York. I...

01/13/2011 - 9:46am
Doc on D&C: Garnett 'just not ready yet'

Celtics coach Doc Rivers made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Thursday morning, following Wednesday's night's 119-95 rout of the Kings.

 

Rivers started the conversation by giving his opinion of the trash-talking going on in the lead-up to Sunday's Patriots-Jets playoff game. He said, "I can't wait for the game," but he didn't support the Jets' disrespectful comments. "It's stuff obviously I don't like," he said. "But it's who they are. And that's what they've been all year. … I'm against what the Jets are doing, because I do think it — I don't know if it motivates you, but it may give you that extra, a little bit more, so who knows?"

 

The Celtics snapped a two-game losing streak with Wednesday's win. It followed Monday's 108-102 loss to the Rockets in which the Celtics' effort was lacking, according to Rivers. "In an 82-game season, you're going have...

01/13/2011 - 8:13am
Hoge on D&C: Pats will attack Cromartie

Merril Hoge of ESPN joined the Dennis & Callahan show Thursday morning to talk about the Patriots-Jets playoff matchup.

 

Discussing the trash talk emanating from Jets camp and whether it will serve as motivation for the Patriots, Hoge said: "I do believe it matters. … From a personal experience, and having that being done on the other side of the field, you bet. You bet your backside it motivated me, even to a higher level. And it does make a difference, and it does factor in the game, without a question."

 

Hoge implied Antonio Cromartie might want to spend more time focusing on improving his own game rather than worrying about opposing players. "The thing about Cromartie is, as athletically gifted as he is, he fundamentally struggles as a player. You watch him," Hoge said. "I think one of the keys in this game is they've got to play a lot of press man coverage. They've got to line up...

01/13/2011 - 6:56am
Mashup: Karma bites back at LeBron

Following the Cavaliers' embarrassing 112-57 loss to the Lakers on Tuesday night, a message was sent from LeBron James' Twitter account: Crazy. Karma is a b****. Gets you every time. It’s not good to wish bad on anybody. God sees everything! On Wednesday, karma apparently turned its attention to LeBron. First, James denied he wrote the original tweet in an evasive and confusing interview in which he denied wishing ill will on the Cavaliers. Then, the Heat had their 13-game road winning streak snapped by the Clippers, 111-105, and James, who scored 27 points, sprained his ankle in the loss.

 

Also in the news, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has turned his anger away from New England and toward Pittsburgh leading up to the other AFC semifinal game, and formerly homeless Ohio voiceover man Ted Williams will enter rehab after an appearance on "Dr. Phil."

 

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