After playing through severe pain at the end of the regular season and into the NBA playoffs, 21-year-old Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley underwent surgery on both shoulders and remains uncertain if he will be ready for opening night against the Heat on Oct. 30, telling Comcast, "they don't really give me time frames."
"We know there's a possibility that Avery won't be able to play the first month of the season," Celtics president Danny Ainge told Comcast's A. Sherrod Blakely. "So we have to be prepared for that. You never know how these things play out. Will it be a month? Or two months? I don't think it'll be much longer than that, or he could be back sooner. You try to build a roster where you can get by with any injury, that can sustain you through a short period of time."
Ainge has done just that, even despite losing Ray Allen to free agency. The C's signed former Mavericks combo guard Jason Terry and traded...
Wide receiver Chad Johnson, who caught just 15 passes for 276 yards and a touchdown in his only season with the Patriots, hinted in an interview with the Miami Herald that one of the reasons he struggled in New England last year was because his “personality was controlled.”
“I’m going back to my normal ways,” said Johnson, who was known as Chad Ochocinco before he changed his name again this offseason. “My normal ways, when I was at my best, when I got fined, look at the production those years. Usually things don’t go right when you try to change the way you do things. I’m back to normal.
“My personality was controlled last year. You didn’t hear me at all last year. Zero. Zilch. When my...
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, in his weekly interview on WEEI's The Big Show, said that he never discussed the idea of skipping left-hander Jon Lester this coming Saturday in his scheduled start in Yankee Stadium. Though Lester endured the worst outing of his career on Sunday, allowing 11 runs in four-plus innings, Valentine said that he did not see a reason for the Opening Day starter not to pitch.
"I never had the discussion about skipping him. He's the guy who's in line to pitch on that day. He's healthy and I believe in him, so why wouldn't I pitch him?" said Valentine. "He's throwing the ball really well. He's just not doing what [Clay Buchholz is] doing, which is pitching. When you throw 90 pitches and you throw five breaking balls, you're getting into a muscle, I'm going to throw it by you mentality. Once Jon reviewed the situation the last couple of games, he understands what he has to do. It's a simple thing to send a quality...
The Leominster police officer who directed a racial slur at Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford before a minor league game in Manchester, N.H., should be fired, the Leominster police chief recommended at a hearing Wednesday.
Police chief Robert Healey said John Perreault has made other racially charged "repugnant comments" on at least two occasions and repeatedly violated department standards.
"What I uncovered is a disturbing pattern of behavior by Officer Perreault," Healey said, according to WCVB-TV. "Termination is appropriate discipline."
Perreault, who has been on paid leave, will learn his fate within 48 hours, as that's the time frame the city's mayor has to make a decision.
A internal investigation determined that...
The Patriots have signed former Boston College defensive lineman Tim Bulman, according to Pro Football Talk. A Milton native and former defensive tackle with the Texans, the 29-year-old Bulman has been in the league for six seasons -- five with Houston and one with Arizona. His best season came in 2008 with the Texans, when he finished the year with 18 tackles and four sacks.
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Patriots DB Duron Harmon joined Glenn, Lou, and Christian, and he discussed the team needing to come together after losing Gronk, and the turnovers in the Jets game can propel them to create more turnovers.
We check in with former Patriot Heath Evans, now with the NFL Network, for his complete analysis on the win over the Jets in NY.
Dale and Michael talk with Patrick Chung after a win over the Jets on Sunday.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen preview the Celtics season. Will Jaylen Brown be an impact rookie and prove he was the right pick at #3? Will the Celtics win the Atlantic Division? Is the season a failure if the Celtics don't advance past the first round of the playoffs?
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase talk with Curt Schilling to get his reaction to Dan Shaughnessy and Jon Heyman's comments about not voting for Curt for the Hall of Fame again based on some of Schilling's comments on social media.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are taking some calls and reaction to their interview with Curt Schilling in regards to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame voting. We also hear about Rob's upcoming working vacation to the Dominican Republic for the David Ortiz Charity Golf Classic.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about Dan Shaughnessy's column about how he would no longer vote for Curt Schilling for the Hall of Fame. They then talk with Curt Schilling getting his thoughts on the whole situation and whether he would rather make the HoF or the Senate.
Hour two of Saturday Skate after a Bruins 2-1 over Buffalo, with Ken Laird and Rear Admiral debating the status of Krejci, Chara, Krug and Bergeron.
The first hour of Saturday Skate starts up against the third period of Bruins - Sabres, so Ken Laird and Rear Admiral give some Red Sox hot stove and Rob Gronkowski thoughts before moving into Bruins - Sabres game reaction
Ken Laird and Ty Anderson chat Bruins after a 2-1 win in Florida improved the team's record to 5-4.
Damien Woody joined K&C and shared a story regarding a conversation he had with Bill Belichick in the training room in Foxboro.
In the 9 am hour Gerry and Kirk mocked the Belichick press conference and took a call from Jim the Wrestling Goon who is not a fan of Amani Toomer.
In the 8 am hour Gerry and Kirk talked about a brutal answer by Dan Shaughnessy regarding Bill Conlin'sn spot in the Hall of Fame.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian are less than surprised that Bill Belichick won't comment further about Gronk than the released statement. Speaking of statements, how weird is it that the Gronkowski family is releasing joint statements with the Patriots?
Orthopedic surgeon to the pros, Dr. Thomas Gill of Steward Health Care joins Glenn, Lou, and Christian in the wake of Gronk's back injury. He talks about different types of disc injuries, and one type of fusion which could potentially prevent Gronk from playing football. He also commented on the unique situation of a joint statement between the Patriots and the Gronkowskis, and clarified his role in Gronk's arm surgeries.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian wonder how the man who shot former NFL RB Joe McKnight can be free of charges and walking around the streets of New Orleans.
Dale and Michael check in with the playmaker Michael Irvin on a Friday.
We open it up in the final portions of hours 3 and 4 on a Friday.
Hour two in it's entirety.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Barstool Sports contributor and podcast host John Feitelberg. Kirk and Feitelberg talk about the rise of barstool, the sale of the website, what it is like to work for Dave Portnoy, and their live podcast shows at the Wilbur Theater.
Ben, Alex, and Russ talk about how Toronto winning the MLS cup will be best for the league, the FIFA Player of the Year award, and the tragedy in Brazil.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis finish out the week recapping the Friday edition of Kirk and Callahan, with critiques of Dale & Holley's Keefe announcement and more.
Kirk & Callahan producers Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are back together after a few days apart to dish about all things K&C show, this after a Thursday Reim-Job.
In the 7 am hour Gerry and Kirk discussed the hiring of Rich Keefe and the announcement yesterday on Dale and Holley.More from this show
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The worst kept secret in the city is now official - welcome aboard Rich Keefe.More from this show
In the 6 am hour Gerry and Kirk discussed the latest season ending injury for Gronk and the joint statement released by the team last night.More from this show