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04/18/2011 - 12:15pm
D'Antoni: Billups 'highly questionable'

Speaking to reporters at practice on Monday, Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni said that point guard Chauncey Billups is "highly questionable" to play in Game 2 of their playoff series with the Celtics Tuesday night. Billups strained his left knee late in Game 1 after colliding with Jermaine O'Neal. After the game, Billups said that he was in pain. If he can't play, the Knicks have Toney Douglas and veteran Anthony Carter in reserve.

For more on the series, visit the Green Street blog. For more Celtics news, go to the team page at weei.com/celtics.


04/18/2011 - 11:22am
Parcells: 'I'm done' with NFL

In a conference call with reporters Monday morning, Bill Parcells said his time in the NFL was done, but joked that you could write down the statement "in pencil."

"No, I'm done. I know I've said that before — you better put it down in pencil," Parcells said. "I'm going to be 70 years old in August and I'm enjoying my time now. This is the first ... I really left Miami about October 1st last year, and this is the first time I've really had any extended period of time to myself. I'm doing some things that I enjoy doing.

"It's a good time for me, and fortunately I'm in good health, and feel good. I still have a lot of things I'd like to try to do, but I think I'm going to leave the NFL to someone else now."

Parcells, who was recently named as a finalist for the Patriots Hall of Fame (along with Drew Bledsoe and Houston Antwine) said he regrets the way things ended for him in New...

04/18/2011 - 8:39am
Okajima called up, Doubront sent down

The Red Sox called Hideki Okajima back up to the major league club Monday morning, optioning lefty reliever Felix Doubront to Triple A Pawtucket.

Doubront pitched in three games this season, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks over 2 2/3 innings. The 23-year-old last pitched Sunday, giving up a two walks and a hit in 2/3 innings. 

Okajima appeared in five games with Pawtucket, not allowing a run or a walk -- and just two hits -- while striking out five in 5 2/3 innings. The veteran southpaw made his most recent appearance on Saturday, giving up one hit in 1 1/3 innings.

For more Red Sox news, go to the team page at weei.com/redsox.


04/18/2011 - 8:19am
Drew leading off, Crawford seventh vs. Jays

Right fielder J.D. Drew will serve as the Red Sox' third leadoff hitter in as many days against the Toronto Blue Jays on Patriots' Day. Drew has enjoyed tremendous success against Jays starter Ricky Romero (.450 average, .560 OBP). Meanwhile, Carl Crawford is 2-for-14 against the Toronto southpaw and has struggled to a 3-for-32 mark from the leadoff spot with the Sox.

RED SOX LINEUP

Drew, RF
Pedroia, 2B
Gonzalez, 1B
Youkilis, 3B
Ortiz, DH
Lowrie, SS
Crawford, LF
Varitek, C
Ellsbury, CF

Matsuzaka, SP


04/18/2011 - 7:42am
Mashup: Helmet sells for $2 million

In what is believed to be the highest price paid for a piece of football memorabilia, an autographed Houston Oilers helmet was auctioned for $2 million late last week. Houston lawyer Steve Mostyn outbid his wife Amber for the helmet signed by coach Bum Phillips and players.

Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Monday's Morning Mashup.


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It Is What It Is Cast: Mi…

It Is What It Is Cast: Mike Petraglia, Chris Price explain Robert Kraft defense, counterattack on NFL

FOXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain why Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out on the offensive Wednesday and hit back at the NFL for upholding Tom Brady‘s four-game suspension.

Dale and Holley: Michael McCann on Brady's Legal Options

Law Professor Michael McCann calls in to talk about how Tom Brady can fight the NFL in court.

Dale and Holley: Peter King Talks Roger Goodell and Tom Brady

Peter King calls in to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension.

We Love Anthony Davis - S…

We Love Anthony Davis - Space Jam and Celtics Summer League with Jay King. 7-23-15

Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.

We Love Anthony Davis - Michael Holley Recaps NBA Free Agency 7-9-15

Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.

We Love Anthony Davis - Are the Celtics doomed? 7-1-15

How long will this rebuild take? How much money will it take to keep Bae Crowder? Are Draft Picks even worth anything? With the Danny Ainge not landing any big names in the draft, and unable to lure any big names in free agency, Sam and Ben discussed if the Celtics are doomed moving forward.

Pedro Martinez, Baseball …

Pedro Martinez, Baseball Hall of Famer joins the broadcast for an inning 07-28-15

Joe and Dave are joined by Pedro who was at the game and had his number 45 retired by the Red Sox in a very touching pregame ceremony. Pedro talks about going into the Hall of Fame, his time in Boston and love for the game of baseball.

David Ortiz Player of the Game Interview 7-26-15

Joe & Dave talked to the Sox designated hitter, who hit two home runs and drove in seven runs in the win over the Tigers.

Xander Bogaerts Player of the Game 07-24-15

Joe and Dave talk with Xander after he hits the walk-off single that snapped the Red Sox losing streak as they beat the Tigers in 11 innings.

Bruins GM Don Sweeney wit…

Bruins GM Don Sweeney with Dale and Holley

Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.

Fluto Shinzawa, NHL reporter for the Boston Globe, joins the Sunday Skate crew to discuss the future of the Bruins franchise 4-19-15

The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.

Sunday Skate with DJ Bean, Naoko Funayama and Pete Blackburn - HOUR #2 - 4-19-15

In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!

Stephen A. Smith on Brady…

Stephen A. Smith on Brady's cell phone 7-29-15

Stephen A. joined us to discuss Brady's punishment.

Patriots fans react to the Brady news 7-29-15

Pats fans called in with their thoughts on the Brady suspension.

Tom Brady's suspension is upheld 7-29-15

Callers give their reaction to Tom Brady's suspension being upheld.

Judy Battista warns that …

Judy Battista warns that Tom Brady might not want to go to court, 7-29-15

Judy Battista, NFL.com, warns the listeners about the negative ramifications that will occur when Tom Brady and the NFLPA takes the NFL to court.

Robert Kraft regrets calling off the dogs, 7-29-15

Robert Kraft decided, in May, to drop the rhetoric directed at the NFL in hopes that Roger Goodell would be lenient on Tom Brady. Today, he stated that he was wrong.

Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick speak - MFB reacts, 7-29-15

When the show opened today, we went to the press conference, live, where Robert Kraft condemned the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's suspension. Bill Belichick spoke shortly after. Lou, Christian and Tim reacted immediately after.

Michael McCann on Bradys …

Michael McCann on Bradys Suspension 0728

Law Professor Michael McCann joins the show to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension and how this will play out in court.

Peter King on Goodell's Ruling 0728

Peter King joins the show to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension.

7-27 Dale and Holley Final Drive

Collin McGregor gets weird and wild with Tigers

Planet Mikey Podcast - #R…

Planet Mikey Podcast - #RedSox giant vat of (stink)

Mikey Adams lets the Red Sox have it and welcomes callers who do the same. The Red Sox (stink)!

Angry at the #RedSox ? Mikey Adams is (bleeping) ticked

Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola get 36 glorious minutes between games of a Monday doubleheader, and after an 11-1 Red Sox loss, to vent about the declining state of the team.

Planet Mikey with The Spaceman Bill Lee #RedSox

Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola talk to #RedSox great Bill Lee, The Spaceman, about the current version of the Sox as only The Spaceman can describe things.

SoccerCast - Pirlo's MLS …

SoccerCast - Pirlo's MLS debut, Drogba's arrival & who has had the best transfer window? 7-29-15

Russ & Alex discuss Andrea Pirlo's MLS debut, Didier Drogba signing with Montreal and debate which team has had the best transfer window so far.

We Love Anthony Davis - Space Jam and Celtics Summer League with Jay King. 7-23-15

Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.

SoccerCast - David Amoyal of ESPNFC joins the show to talk transfers.

With the transfer window open and active in the world of soccer, David Amoyal joins Ben & Alex to talk transfers, transfers and more transfers

Tim Benz announces he is …

Tim Benz announces he is stepping down from WEEI; accepts job in Pittsburgh, 7-28-15

The “B” in MFB has decided to accept a job back in Pittsburgh where he can be closer with his family. Tim Benz announces that he made the very difficult decision to leave his post at WEEI so he can return home full-time with his wife Kate.

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