Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is not wasting any time with his recovery work. Bergeron will be one of five Bruins that skates this afternoon, just two days after suffering a broken thumb in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Rangers in New York. After seeing doctors yesterday it was determined that Bergeron would be out for about two weeks, but that he can practice to the extent that he can withstand pain.
NBC Sports NFL analyst Rodney Harrison made an appearance on the Dale & Holley show Wednesday morning to talk about the Wes Welker injury and Sunday's playoff game against the Ravens. "I'm definitely taking the Patriots," Harrison said of Sunday's matchup. "I just feel like Baltimore time and time again in big games has shot themselves in the foot, has self-destructed. They have a decent defense, but it's not the defense we're used to seeing. And the Patriots don't lose at home."
Harrison had a similar injury to Welker's when he played for the Patriots, and he knows what's ahead for Welker. "It's more of a mental hurdle, especially a guy like him who is used to moving around," Harrison said, adding that watching teammates in the playoffs can be mentally draining: "It's absolutely devastating, because you want to go out there."
Harrison said the Patriots will miss Welker "...
ESPN baseball writer Buster Olney spoke with the Dale & Holley Show Wednesday morning. Olney said the Red Sox did well with their signing of Adrian Beltre. "He is without a doubt regarded as the best defensive third baseman in baseball right now," Olney said. "Given the alternative, that was a great call for the Red Sox [to focus on defense]."
Regarding the Red Sox vs. the Yankees, "I think it's a flip of the coin between the two teams right now," Olney said. "I think the Yankees are going to be at greater risk of injuries and age issues, because it's such an old team."
Discussing the Matt Holliday signing, Olney said the Cardinals overpaid and it will hurt them when Albert Pujols comes due for a new contract. Said Olney: "It surprised me that they ended up giving in in a way that even the New York Mets didn't [with Jason Bay]."
FOXBORO -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was selected as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year, as voted by The Associated Press. Brady came back from reconstructive surgery on his left knee in Oct. 2008 to post seven 300-yard games, throwing for 28 touchdowns and only 13 interceptions. Brady had his third 4,000-yard passing season, a new team record. Brady will speak this afternoon at Gillette Stadium in the media workroom. For more, visit the football blog It Is What It Is.
Dr. Tony Schena joined the show to give insight into what lies ahead for Rob Gronkowski. He said a tough road is in front of the Patriots tight end.
We discuss the improbable win over the Browns and the loss of Rob Gronkowski with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick on Patriots Monday.
Ninkovich sits in with Mut and Merloni to look back at yesterday’s comeback win against the Browns. Rob also explains the range of emotions the team experienced after Rob Gronkowski suffered a potentially season ending injury.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.
Hazen talks with Mut and Merloni about the on-going offseason process. Mike explains how the Red Sox dove in to free agency immediately after the team’s World Series win. He also explains how the team creates opportunities for young players that are ready to make the jump to the Major League level.
Cherington sits in with Mut and Lou to talk about the Red Sox heading into 2014. Ben breaks down the signing of Edward Mujica and what’s on the table at this year’s meetings.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Boston College running back Andre Williams joined the show and discussed his record setting season. He said that he will work on his acceptance speech on the flight down to New York.
Mike Mutnansky joined the show live from Orlando. He said that he is looking forward to hearing from Scott Boras later today.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys talked about our presidents selfie at the Mandela memorial.
Millar sits in with the guys on location in Orlando at MLB's Winter Meetings. He covers all the bases with Mut and Lou on all the Red Sox free agent possibilities and potential trades.
We discuss the vote that abolished the collision at the plate play in MLB, and bring in Tim Kurkjian of ESPN to further explain.
We tackle four topics centered around the Boston sports teams at 4PM.
We check in with Rob Bradford live from the Winter Meetings in Orlando.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
We answer what you ask... and by we mean Salk, Holley and special guest Jenny Dell of NESN!
Answering questions, its what we do.
Live from the Winter meetings, questions will be answered.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. He discussed the new love between Evelyn Lozada and former Red Sox player Carl Crawford.More from this show
Kurkjian joins Mut and Merloni at the Winter Meetings to talk about the Red Sox plans on the market. Tim believes the Red Sox are not satisfied with their situation in center and are looking to add a veteran outfielder to the mix.More from this show