Join WEEI.com Celtics writer Paul Flannery for a live chat at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. All things Celtics -- the team's recent struggles, the ups and downs of Rajon Rondo, the return of the O'Neal's and more -- will be discussed.
Former trainer Brian McNamee, who testified before Congress in 2008 that he helped Roger Clemens use performance-enhancing drugs, joined the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning. McNamee, who is scheduled to appear in Boston on Monday afternoon to promote promote a book, defended himself as a pawn who got caught up in something he never intended to do.
"I was a very, very, very, very highly educated and regarded trainer, strength and conditioning coach — not to say that made me any better," McNamee said. "But when I showed up in that position in '98 with the Blue Jays, I didn't walk in — and people have this misconception of my role. Like I stated in the book, 'How to Become a Champion,' I don't believe in it and I didn't bring it in there. I had nothing to do — I just did what was asked and that's it.
"If you figure out the amount of athletes that I trained and oversaw as a coordinator in the Blue Jays...
Former Red Sox slugger Jose Canseco has been accused of trying to pass off his twin brother Ozzie as himself at a celebrity boxing event in Florida on Saturday night. Shortly before the bout against Billy Padden at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., organizers discovered the ruse and had Ozzie escorted from the premises by police when they noticed his tattoos were different. Jose tweeted Sunday that the promoter "did not comply with his part of the agreement."
Read more about this story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Monday's Morning Mashup.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers originally told reporters in Indiana where the team is preparing for its game with the Pacers tonight that Rajon Rondo would sit out his second straight game with an injured pinky finger. That plan changed however, and Rondo is in the starting lineup.
Rondo aggravated the injury during the Celtics game with the Bobcats on Friday and it continued to bother him during practice on Saturday. Delonte West started in Rondo's place on Sunday and scored eight points to go with five assists in their win over the Timberwolves.
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SARASOTA, Fla. -- On Sunday morning, Red Sox manager Terry Francona suggested that critical remarks by Orioles counterpart Buck Showalter about Sox general manager Theo Epstein were "out of line." Following Sunday's exhibition game, in which the Orioles beat the Sox, 4-3, Showalter said that he understood why Francona was upset, and revealed that he called the Sox manager prior to Sunday's game to discuss the matter.
"I just felt like I owed him a call," Showalter told reporters. "I know Terry and I like him a lot. I have a lot of respect for him."
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WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia talks to former federal prosecutor John Down about the NFL's discipline process and what should be changed.
We check in with Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater on a Patriots Monday as the Patriots prepare for their fourth pre-season game, and are 10 days away from opening the 2015 season.
We check in with the head coach of the Patriots on a Pats Monday to get his take on the win over Carolina, pre-season game number four, and the numerous cuts to the team's roster he must make in the upcoming weeks.
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.
Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.
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.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox outfielder, who had two doubles and a walk and scored two runs in the win over the Phillies.
We check in for our weekly visit with the interim Sox manager.
Joe Castiglione & Lou Merloni talked to the Sox outfielder, who had three hits and threw out a runner at home in the win over the Yankees.
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.
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.
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!
Recapping the evolution of the Deflategate witch hunt.
A compilation of all the trolls featured on D&C&M during Deflategate.
Kirk was The Breakfast Club's Donkey of the Day...
As the guys say goodbye to Aloha Friday and their last day of freedom from Glen Ordway, the Big O himself calls in to tell the guys that he's back in charge.
Lou and Christian grill Gary for his stance that Tom Brady is still guilty, and callers chime in to rip Gary.
Lou, Christian and Gary listen to comments made by Tom Brady's attorney, Jeffrey Kessler, and discuss what he said about why he thinks the NFL shouldn't appeal.
Dale, Michael and Jerry revisit the news that Brady will be on the field for Week One and discuss what the Krafts could and should do about their penalty.
On today's Final Drive the guys hear from Bill Burr and his thoughts on Deflategate, and LaRoy has another rap -- aptly themed around Tom Brady's suspension getting overturned.
There's been a lot of fools during the Deflategate saga, and we take a look at some of the biggest, most obnoxious ones.
Chris Villani and John Tomase discuss Tom Brady's suspension getting overturned by Judge Richard Berman and discuss in hindsight how obvious this should have been.
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola discuss the Thursday federal court decision to overturn Tom Brady's DeflateGate punishment.
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola discuss Jackie Bradley Jr, Mookie Betts, Rusney Castillo, and who should play where. Also, the current outfield in context with Sox history.
Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are back with another a edition of the Fantasy Football Podcast. The opening of the 2015 NFL Season is just days away and the Fantasy Football draft season is at its peak. This week’s installment of the Fantasy Football Podcast features conversation about 36 Running Backs, how they are ranked and why. Plenty of insight to help you win at the position in your drafts. Good luck with your drafts and enjoy the show!
Jerry Thornton is joined by Richard J. King, author of the new book titled Meeting Tom Brady. The two discuss King's book as well as their undying love for TB12.
Sam, Alex and Paul discuss a recent article in Rolling Stone about Russell WIlson and pretty much rip him to shreds.
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A fiery Bobby Valentine joined Glenn Ordway and Michael Holley and fired back about rumors of him being late to the ballpark, the perception that he's given up on the year, and more on the 2012 Red Sox debacle.More from this show
The guys continue to embrace the breaking news and listen to comments from Tedy Bruschi who happily reacts to the news that his former teammate is eligible to play on Opening Night.More from this show