BOSTON -- After missing Sunday's matinee against the Grizzlies with left knee soreness, Celtics Sixth Man Brandon Bass is set to return from his one-game absence when the C's host the Bobcats on Tuesday night.
"Obviously, it bothered him enough not to play [on Sunday]," Celtics head coach Doc Rivers said prior to the game, "and I just think with the amount of games the way it is ... there are going to be games where guys wake up and they can't play. And I think we have to be ready for that."
Meanwhile, backup guard Keyon Dooling woke up for the seventh straight game -- and 13th out of 14 -- unable to play as the result of back-to-back knee and hip injuries. Celtics trainer Eddie Lacerte alerted the coaching staff that Dooling could return "in a week or so."
Added Rivers, "Bottom line is he thought he had a chance before the All-Star Game [on Feb. 26] to be back."
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Steve DeOssie joined The Big Show Tuesday to discuss the hot water he got himself into with Patriots fans over a video that emerged from a party for Giants fans.
DeOssie, who played for both the Giants and the Patriots, is the father of Giants long snapper Zak DeOssie. While at a party for Giants' fans prior to the Super Bowl, DeOssie said that his home was with the Giants and that he had difficulty working in New England as a Patriots analyst.
"I basically said a lot of things that I believe, like the Giants were going to win the game," DeOssie said. "That has nothing to do with my son, and if people up here take it as some way of me disliking the Patriots, it's wrong. My heart, when it comes to football, is with the team that gave me an opportunity, that I won a championship with. The ownership helped me with a very difficult position that I was in in my life. Without any recriminations, I love the Giants organization. It...
[UPDATE: 2:00 p.m.] WILMINGTON -- The Bruins assigned forward Zach Hamill to Providence Tuesday, hours after he cleared waivers. The B's had placed Hamill, their 2007 first-round pick, on waivers Monday.
In 16 NHL games this season, Hamill has no goals and two assists. The eighth overall pick in 2007, Hamill has yet to score an NHL goal in his career.
With Hamill not on the NHL roster, Jordan Caron will continue to be the team's extra forward, though Caron will remain in the lineup with Nathan Horton still dealing with a concussion.
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Patriots running back Kevin Faulk, who has spent all 13 of his NFL seasons with the Patriots after being selected by the team in the second round of the 1999 draft, said (via twitter) that he has not decided yet whether he will retire.
Tweeted Faulk: Good afternoon everyone, been seeing the question thrown around if I m retiring. As right now can t say yes and can t say no.
Faulk, who was inactive for the Super Bowl, rushed 17 times for 57 yards and caught seven passes for 34 yards in 2011, a season in which he returned from a torn ACL. In his Patriots career, he has rushed for 3,607 yards and 4.2 yards per carry, caught 431 passes for 3,701 yards and he ranks as the all-time franchise leader in all-purpose yards with 13,338.
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The annual departure of the Red Sox equipment truck from Fenway Park to Fort Myers -- an event popularly referred to as Truck Day -- will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, at approximately noon. The truck will then undertake a 1,480 mile drive to Southwest Florida, making a maiden voyage to JetBlue Park, the team's new spring training home in Fort Myers. The reporting date for Sox pitchers and catchers is Feb. 19, with the first workout slated for Feb. 21.
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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.
Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy
Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.
Mut is flying solo the last hour, but he's giving reaction and analysis as the Celtics draft a power forward out of France by the name of Guerschon Yabusele and getting some early grades for the Celtics
We check in with the manager of the Boston Red Sox, John Farrell joins us live from Tampa for our weekly update on all things Sox.
Eduardo Rodriguez and the Sox stumbled in their 13-7 loss to the Rays. Mut recaps the game and takes your calls on all things Boston baseball.
Christian recaps the Red Sox 6-2 loss to the Rangers.
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 guys end the show listening to Gary Tanguay channeling his 1980 DJ roots. Also, producer Ken Laird is forced to read 'Love on the Other Side of the Glass again'
Kirk rips Gary for being a bad father, although both could be headed for divorce
Minihane, Tanguay and Giradi get serious for about twenty minutes to discuss the Celtics chances of landing anybody in free agency.
Lou, Curt Schilling, and John Tomase talk about John Farrell, the Front Office, and the Sox Roster.
WEEI Bruins Reporter DJ Bean joins Lou, Curt Schilling, and John Tomase to talk about the Bruins signing David Backes to a 5 year deal, and Torey Krug to a 4 year deal, and NHL Free Agency as a whole.
Conservative Curt and Liberal John go toe-to-toe about guns and politics.
Dale and Holley's Final Drive on a freestyle Friday!
Today's 4at4 was chosen by you the listeners. We take a look at four guys who we thought would do well here but let us all down.
We discuss the moves (or lack thereof) of the Bruins so far, and how fans have been less than receptive to the few changes.
Kirk Minihane talks to Antoine Walker about his troubles with gambling, losing his $100m fortune, his relationship with Paul Pierce, and playing under Rick Pitino.
Former Celtics General Manager Jan Volk joins Kirk Minihane for a discussion that any Celtics fan will love. Kirk and Jan talk about the legendary 85/86 Celtics and how the team was constructed and of course the decision to draft Len Bias and his tragic death.
Kirk Minihane sits down with John Tomase to talk about the current political landscape, John's desire to write about social issues, and of course Spygate is discussed.
Ken Laird and Ryan Hannable go over the state of the Red Sox minor league, with help from the voice of the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs Mike Antonellis.
WEEI’s Scott McLaughlin talks to Boston University defenseman Charlie McAvoy about getting drafted 14th overall by the Boston Bruins.
Ben, Russ and Alex start the show by discussing the breaking news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is headed to Manchester United. They also continue to cover the EURO's and Iceland's improbable run through the tourney. And of course, inevitably, they address Lionel Messi's announcement that he is retiring from Argentina.
The guys finish the show bantering about Max Kellerman apparently getting the Skip Bayless job, Iceland's win over England in the Euro 2016, and Caitlyn Jenner on SIMore from this show
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