The Maple Leafs and Bruins have reached an agreement on a trade that will send Phil Kessel to Toronto in exchange for two first-round picks and a second-rounder. Multiple reports indicated that Kessel has agreed to a five-year, $27 million deal with the Maple Leafs, allowing for the deal to be consummated. For more hockey news, check out the "Big Bad Blog."
While the Patriots have refused to respond to New York safety Kerry Rhodes and his trash-talking, one former New England player isn’t holding back. Ex-Patriots safety Rodney Harrison has made his feelings known about the Jets’ boastful approach, and Rhodes in particular. On Thursday, Harrison Tweeted: “The Patriots won’t go into a war of words with any team, they hear everything and then use it to play better on Sunday.” Harrison took it to a new level on Friday with the following message: “Kerry Rhodes is not really a tough guy, i saw him pass on plenty of tackles… i want to see what kind of game he brings Sunday.” For his part, Rhodes — who said the Jets want to “embarrass” the Patriots on Sunday — isn’t backing down. He Tweeted Friday afternoon: “...
FOXBOROUGH - Patriots linebacker Adalius Thomas has been fined $5,000 for his roughing the quarterback hit on Buffalo's Trent Edwards last Monday night at Gillette Stadium, according to a report in the Providence Journal. The tackle and subsequent penalty occurred in the fourth quarter and kept a Bills drive alive, a drive that ended in a touchdown that put the Bills up, 24-13, with 5:32 remaining in regulation. For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is.
Red Sox starter Tim Wakefield threw 40 pitches in a bullpen session on Friday. When the knuckleballer was asked if he is still on to start a game on Monday, he responded by saying "in my mind, yes." Red Sox Manager Terry Francona said that Wakefield did pretty well and feels he is going to be ok. Strength tests over the next couple of days will ultimately determine Wakefield's availability for Monday's start. Finally, the team wants to give Beckett an extra days rest this coming week. Francona said "I think it's a really good time."
Matt joined the program to discuss his first ever cornhole contest and to break down the Patriots offseason. He told the guys that he was upset that the Pats were unable to bring Wes Welker back to the team.
In the latest edition of the "It Is What It Is" podcast, Chris Price and CSNNE's Mike Giardi take a look at the Patriots offseason on both sides of the ball, try and get a handle on which new guys will make an impact first, and whether or not the Patriots have altered their style when it comes to drafting and developing wide receivers.
Jackie MacMullan joins Mut and Merloni to discuss the latest rumors surrounding Celtics head coach Doc Rivers and whether he'll be back next season with the team.
Jackie Mac joins the show to discuss the trade rumors swirling around Paul Pierce, KG, Doc Rivers and the Celtics. She also discusses the future of the Celtics head coach.
Pedro Ciriaco joined Joe & Dave after the 3rd game of the Indians series. The Sox utilityman had three hits in the Sox' come-from-behind win.
Dave talked to the Sox skipper before the 3rd game of the Indians series. John said that the starting rotation is shaping into form.
John Ryder talked to Rob from WEEI.com before the game. Rob said that John Lackey isn't having command problems, unlike many Tommy John patients.
Shawn Thornton talks about what went wrong in Game 4 for the Bruins.
Dave Maloney returned to the show to discuss his Rangers unlikely win in game 4. He said that in all his years playing and calling hockey games he had not seen a softer goal than the one Rask allowed.
Andy from Dartmouth called in to talk Bruins but the discussion quickly got off track when he mentioned his nine bee hives.
McGuire joins the show to discuss the sub-par performance from Tuukka Rask, the Bruins young defensemen, and the potential for the Rangers to get back in the series.
Kevin Millar joins the show to discuss the slumps of Jacoby Ellsbury and Will Middlebrooks, Tito's return to Fenway, and his reaction Dan Shaunghnessy's controversial column.
Shawn Thornton calls in to talk about the Bruins losing in Game 4.
Tom Brady appeared with D and C this morning and talked about the team's OTA's, the comings and goings, and most importantly what went down when Wes Welker left town, and how does he feel about it?
Four guys, four topics we haven't mentioned today. Mark Sanchez, the Pacers blow it and more.
The Bruins look to take a 3-0 series lead, Jon Lester gets his first loss, Dwight Howard has options in free agency.
Today on the Daily Planet the Bruins have a 2-0 lead over the New york Rangers, the Red Sox are back on the winning sde of things, and the noteable birthdays of the day.
The Bruins have almost finished raking the Leafs, the Red Sox struggle from the mound, Miami Heat fans show their level of class.
Callers bitch about the Bruins loss, and we answer how long it takes to get over a relationship.
Kirk's still a jerk, but we want a SWEEP!
The Jerks are joined by another, Jerk Minihane.
Linda explains how the shootout transpired in Watertown during the early morning hours. She saw the first suspect mortally wounded and police beginning the manhunt for the second suspect.More from this show
A fiery Bobby Valentine joined Glenn Ordway and Michael Holley and fired back about rumors of him being late to the ballpark, the perception that he's given up on the year, and more on the 2012 Red Sox debacle.More from this show