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01/27/2011 - 1:49pm
Belichick on The Big Show, 5:05 p.m.

Bill Belichick will be appearing on The Big Show at 5:05 p.m., Thursday, going on with Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni, and Fred Smerlas. Belichick will be calling in from Hawaii, where he is coaching the AFC squad in Sunday's Pro Bowl. It will be the first interview conducted by Belichick since the day after the Patriots' season-ending loss to the Jets. Also calling into The Big Show will be Celtics' general manager Danny Ainge, at 4:05 p.m. 

 

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01/27/2011 - 11:03am
Brown: Pats, Ochocinco would be good fit

Talking to WEEI.com's Christopher Price, former Patriots wide receiver Troy Brown suggested that Bengals' wideout Chad Ochocinco would be a good fit with the Pats, because of both quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick.

 

“The first two things that he looks for in a wide receiver are, ‘Can he get open?’ and ‘Can he catch the ball?’ Those are the first two things you need if you’re going to be a successful wide receiver with Tom Brady,” Brown said.

 

“You also have to be smart enough to pick up the offense. Your football knowledge has to be pretty darn good to play in the New England system. He will throw you the ball if you are open. If you do your job and get open and catch the ball, you will keep getting the ball.

 

“I think Chad has all those things. I think he’s smart enough and I think he plays hard. He’s a hard worker...

01/27/2011 - 10:23am
Lucchino on D&C: 'Let Hank talk'

 

During an in-studio appearance on the Dennis and Callahan Show, Red Sox president Larry Lucchino talked about a variety of subjects involving the team's offseason moves, Fenway Park, and the upcoming season. Lucchino also addressed some of the issues surrounding the Sox' rival, the Yankees.

 

Regarding comments made by New York general manager Brian Cashman saying that he was not on board with his team signing free agent reliever Rafael Soriano, Lucchino applauded Cashman.

 

"I give him credit for his forthrightness," the Red Sox executive said.

 

As for the statement by Yankees' co-chairman Hank Streinbenner that the Yankees didn't complain about injuries last season, while the Red Sox did publicly bemoan their situation, Lucchino simply said, "Let Hank talk."

 

Lucchino touched on a variety of other subjects:

 

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01/27/2011 - 9:54am
Chiarelli: On the lookout for a defenseman
By: DJ Bean

In an interview with WEEI.com Wednesday night, Bruins' general manager Peter Chiarelli said that in a 'perfect world' he would be able to acquire a defenseman that could 'log some minutes,' but he has been pleased by the way the team has come together of late.

 

“I’d say the last 10 to 12 games, I feel that there’s been some chemistry developed,” the general manager told WEEI.com. “As a manager, I always look to improve the team. I’m not going to stop trying to look to improve the team, but we’ve added a couple of pieces and made a couple of tweaks here and there.

 

“[Brad] Marchand playing up with [Patrice Bergeron] has given that line some energy. Obviously, [Steven] Kampfer tweaks the D a little bit as far as puck-moving, and our goalies have...

01/27/2011 - 9:36am
Pedroia: Foot has offered 'some surprises'

After conducting his daily rehabilitation/workout at Foothills Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Gilbert, Ariz., Dustin Pedroia admitted to WEEI.com that "there have been some surprises" in his offseason while coming back from surgery on his left foot.

 

"I'd say there have been some surprises," Pedroia said. "I thought when I had surgery on my foot, in three months I would feel 100 percent, and that wasn't the case. It's been a lot tougher than I thought it was, and what everyone thought it would be. 

 

"The people that have had this injury, there's not a lot in baseball, but in other sports Yao Ming and, shoot, he still hasn't recovered, and Grant Hill had it and he's kind of back normal. It's a weird bone to break without a non-stress fracture. Mine is from impact and you never see those injuries from impact. They say that stress fractures with this injuries is different,...

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