Ravens kicking consultant Randy Brown said Tuesday the Patriots may have deliberately flashed the wrong information on the Gillette Stadium scoreboard late in the Sunday’s AFC championship game, causing confusion on the Baltimore sideline and leading to a missed field goal from Billy Cundiff.
Brown said the information on the scoreboard was incorrect during Baltimore’s final drive, saying it was third down when Baltimore was actually facing fourth down prior to Cundiff’s game-tying field goal attempt. While Ravens players and officials have said the wrong information was on the scoreboard, no one had suggested that it was a nefarious move on the part of the Patriots until Brown hinted there was something else going on. Speaking with 94 WIP Radio in Philadelphia, Brown was asked if the Patriots did it purposefully in hopes of gaining an advantage, Brown replied, “I don’t think you can rule anything out in New England,...
Bruins forward Nathan Horton was not on the ice for the team's morning skate Tuesday, and according to the Boston Globe will not play against the Capitals due to a mild concussion.
Horton suffered the concussion in Sunday's win over the Flyers, as he was hit in the second period by Tom Sestito and did not return to the game. It is Horton's second concussion since June.
With Horton out, Zach Hamill is expected to be inserted into the lineup, with Rich Peverley likely taking Horton's shifts on the first line.
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According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, former Red Sox outfielder J.D. Drew is 'very likely' to retire.
Drew played 14 major-league seasons, the last five with the Red Sox. He signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the Sox before the 2007 season, a move that was met with significant criticism from some in the media and many fans. Drew struggled to stay healthy with the Sox, averaging 121 games a season. He played a key role in the 2007 World Series run, hitting a grand slam in Game 6 of the ALCS against Cleveland and batting .333 in the four-game sweep of the Rockies.
If Drew does in fact retire, he will finish his career with 242 home runs, 795 RBI and a .278 batting average.
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Baltimore defensive back Bernard Pollard left no doubt whom he is rooting for when it comes to Super Bowl XLVI, telling KILT Radio in Houston that he hopes the Giants “just put a thrashing on the Patriots.”
Pollard’s Ravens lost to New England in the AFC championship game 23-20 on Sunday.
“You’ve got to look at what do the Giants have,” said Pollard. “They’ve got a front four that is relentless. They got a secondary that is really, really good. They’ve got a linebacking corps that has been with them. The dinking and the dunking, man? It’s just not going to happen. They are going to have to take shots down the field. I think the Giants watch our film and watch the film of the season. They’ve got to take away their big time players. [Rob]...
On a conference call with reporters Tuesday afternoon, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said “we’ll see how it goes” when it comes to the health of tight end Rob Gronkowski, who was spotted at Gillette Stadium Monday in a walking boot after suffering an injury to his lower left leg in the AFC championship game.
“We haven’t practiced, obviously, in the last couple of days. We’ll just see how all that is when it’s time to go,” Belichick said when asked if he felt fortunate that the injury wasn’t more serious.
Gronkowski was tackled by Baltimore defensive back Bernard Pollard at the end of the third quarter and landed awkwardly on his left leg. After leaving the field briefly for treatment, he returned for the bulk of the fourth quarter, and said after the game that he felt “good.”
“As you know, it’s hard to gauge injuries,” Belichick said....
Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.
Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.
Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.
Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.
Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for a breakdown of what went wrong in the Celtics series against the Hawks. they then played Celtics free agent tinder and looked ahead to the big moves in store for the offseason.
It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after the Red Sox beat the White Sox behind a solid outing from Clay buchholz
Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox catcher, whose two-run homer off of Dellin Betances gave the Sox the lead for good over the Yankees.
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, after he pitched 7 shutout innings against the Yankees Saturday night.
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.
Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.
The show goes completely off the rails in the final hour as Gerry tells stories of dogs that were killed when he was a child, and Kirk says he's probably going to own a dog very soon.
Producer candidate, Lucy, defends herself regarding attacks on her abilities to do the job, from Paul and Ken.
Oscar de la Hoya says that Donald Trump is a notorious cheater on the links.
Johnny Manziel had his arraignment today, and a Texas Judge has ordered that he cannot contact his former Girlfriend; the guys react, and talk about the obscurity on which "Johnny Football" might be teetering.
Will there be a big trade? What should the C's do with their draft picks this year? Glenn, Lou, and Christian discuss Danny's options
Glenn and Christian delve deep into Lou "Gossiping" on Kirk Minihane's "Enough About Me" Podcast; accompanied by select audio clips
We discuss Sir Charles' latest comments from TNT about taking out one of the Cavaliers. This leads to a full discussion about Barkley, the softness of the Hawks, how this used to always happen in the NBA and much more.
Discussion of David Ortiz's clutch HR vs the White Sox leads us into a total discussion of David Ortiz's legacy in Boston, and whether or not he should actually retire.
Inspired by him asking the Hawks to 'take out' one of the Cavaliers, we focus on four other dumb things that Charles Barkley has said in the media.
Mikey and Lenny talk Clay Buchholz' struggles, and visit the Ghosts of Baseball past (Well, some of them are still alive...)
Mikey and Lenny talk Sox and Sandoval
It’s all about the music – the crew touches on Prince, and the greatest bands of all time
Mike Mutnansky handicaps the 142nd running of the the Kentucky Derby with Matt Bernier of the Daily Racing Form, award-winning author Dick Jerardi courtesy of Xpressbet.com and Daily Racing Form clocker Mike Vesce.
Ben, Russ & Alex talk about the UCL semi-finals, which have resulted in an Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid final. They also talk about the unbelievable story of Leicester City winning the English Premier League.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the return of offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and what it means to the future of the offensive line, new safeties coach Steve Belichick and his football relationship to his dad and recap the Patriots 2016 draft and what to expect from some of the higher profile selections in their upcoming rookie season.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian check in with Raffi Melkonian to get his insight on the 2nd Circuit court's decision and what Tom Brady's options are going forward.More from this show
We check in for the national perspective on Tom Brady's reinstated suspension from MMQB/SI's Peter KingMore from this show
Dino, Gerry and Kirk look at the reports surrounding Prince and his drug use.More from this show
Glenn, Lou and Christian (and ESPN) react to the news that Tom Brady will be suspended the first 4 games of the 2016 season.More from this show
The guys react to the performance of the ESPN broadcast team.More from this show