Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas took home a pair of ESPY awards, winning the award for Best NHL Player and Best Championship Performance.
Thomas led the NHL in both goals against average (2.00) and save percentage (.938) in a Vezina-winning regular season. His save percentage set the record for the best in a single season. He then posted a playoffs-leading .940 save percentage en route to winning the Conn Smythe trophy for the most valuable player to his team in the postseason. He also posted an NHL-best 1.98 goals against average in the playoffs.
Thomas' Vezina was the second of his career, as he also won the award in the 2008-09 season.
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Tuesday night's 5-1 National League victory over the American League earned the lowest rating and viewership in the history of the Major League Baseball All-Star game, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The telecast on Fox had a 6.9 rating and an average of 11.0 million viewers, both of which were all-time lows for the event. The rating was down eight percent from last year's 7.5 rating, while the viewership was down nine percent from last year's 12.1 million.
National League cities watched the game the most, as its highest ratings game in St. Louis, Philadelphia and Milwaukee.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona joined The Big Show Wednesday, discussing Josh Beckett's knee, which kept him out of Tuesday's All-Star game. He also offered his thoughts on the game, which many have criticized.
On the subject of Beckett, Francona said that the team believed he would be good to go Sunday, but that he was glad Beckett didn't take any chances.
"He assured me that he felt great," Francona said. "[Pitching coach] Curt Young watched him and said he felt great. Our trainer was with him and said he looked fine. Josh is really team-oriented. He went out there, he was going to throw the second inning. Everything was coming fast, and I think he was a little out of sorts to begin with. By his 10th pitch, he felt something in the back of his knee, and he was like 'OK, I'd better cool it,' and I'm glad he did."
Francona said he felt bad that the team sent Beckett when he ended up being unable to help the American...
Abby Wambach headed in a corner kick by Lauren Cheney in the 79th minute to break a 1-1 tie and lead the United States to a 3-1 victory over France Wednesday in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany.
The United States returns to the World Cup final for the first time in 12 years, since the 1999 victory over China on penalty kicks.
Three minutes after Wambach's goal, Alex Morgan broke free and chipped a left-footed shot over sliding French goalie Berangere Sapowicz for a 3-1 lead.
Cheney deflected in a cross from Heather O'Reilly in the ninth minute to give the United States a 1-0 lead. O'Reilly broke down the left side, made a fake to get some room and launched a pass to the middle. Cheney stuck out her leg in front of a defender and deflected the ball into the right corner of the net, past the off-balance goalie.
France tied the score 10 minutes into the second half when Sonia Bompastor, from the left...
Lauren Cheney deflected in a cross from Heather O'Reilly in the ninth minute to give the United States a 1-0 lead on France in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup in Germany. O'Reilly broke down the left side, made a fake to get some room and launched a pass to the middle. Cheney stuck out her leg in front of a defender and deflected the ball into the right corner of the net, past off-balance goalie Berangere Sapowicz.
France controlled play for most of the period and outshot the Americans 13-5. U.S. goalie Hope Solo was solid in making five saves. One French shot hit off the crossbar and bounced away.
Japan and Sweden are slated to meet in the day's second semifinal.
We check in with the HC of the NEP on Patriots Monday. Bill Belichick breaks down all aspects of the win over Dallas, including the linebacker play, Dion Lewis, and the league's point on emphasis on pick plays.
We check in with the best football analyst on Boston radio. Tedy Bruschi talks to Michael, Jerry and Andy Hart about all aspects of the win over Dallas, and the the upcoming Colts game.
We check in with Chandler Jones on a Patriots Monday after a win over Dallas, and they're on to Indy.
Sam Packard and Josue Pavon from WEEI.com discuss the Celtics first two pre-season games. Then, in the second installment of Packard's Corner, Sam is joined by his brother Nick to answer an important historical question. Kick it!
Sam Packard is joined by his brother Nick, as he breaks down his favorite moments from Celtics Media Day. Sam then tries to compare each member of the Celtics roster to a character on The Wire, with varied results.
Sam Packard is joined by Jared Weiss of CLNSRadio.Com to talk about trading Bradley and the upcoming Celtics Media Day.
Former Red Sox infielder Nick Punto to discuss who was in the wrong when it came to the leg-breaking slide of Chase Utley, his former minor-league roommate. Punto also revealed why he chose to take a year off from big league baseball, as well as what went wrong with the 2012 Red Sox. The Bradfo Show is sponsored by Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors and Gould's Distinctive Clothing.
Dave O'Brien has called Red Sox baseball games with Joe Castiglione since 2007. Dave is going to the NESN booth next season to take over for Don Orsillo as the Red Sox TV play-by-play man. Dave talks about his time with Joe and the Red Sox Radio broadcast and closes out a very meaningful chapter of a tremendous career. Joe Castiglione offers his thoughts and well-wishes to Dave and closes out, as is tradition, with the Bart Giamatti poem.
We check in for a final time this season with Red Sox interim manager Torey Luvollo as look ahead to 2016 with him.
DJ Bean checks in with Ken Laird for today's Boston Bruins post-game podcast as the B's fell again to Tampa 6-3. Was Chara a help? Any signs of improvement?
DJ Bean checks in live from TD Garden after Boston falls to Montreal in game two of the season. Updates on Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara's health, and reaction to a key Bruins disallowed goal in the second period. Ken Laird anchors from the WEEI PodCentre
DJ Bean checks in live from TD Garden after the Bruins 6-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets in the season opener. Ken Laird anchors from the WEEI.com Podcentre
Scott Sarver, explains the origins of Alex Guerrero's infomercials, and who they were crafted by, and who was pulling the strings on the operation.
Rodney Harrison, NBC Sports, joined the show to discuss and defend Alex Guerero's "checkered past", Bill Belichick making his teams play for 60 minutes, and Marvin Lewis' big win over Seattle.
The B's look terrible, with losses in each of their first 3 games. They've been outscored 10-4, and CSNNE's Joe Haggerty is reporting that the team is quietly gauging the market on some veteran players.
Michael, Jerry and Andy Hart discuss the news of the day, Tom Brady's interview with Dennis and Callahan in which he breaks down his relationship with his health guru Alex Guerrero, and some of his health beliefs and practices.
Mikey is back for another season of Patriots-related parody songs, this time he's calling out the Cowboys.
The final hour of the show is nothing if not entertaining
Mikey takes all kinds of phone calls from Patriot fans with the utmost confidence.
Dino, Gerry and Kirk react to their interview with Tom Brady including Tom's defense of his business partner Alex Guerrero.