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.
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...
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.
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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.
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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.
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We check in with the HC of the NEP on Patriots Monday. Bill Belichick breaks down all aspects of the win over Dallas, including the linebacker play, Dion Lewis, and the league's point on emphasis on pick plays.
We check in with the best football analyst on Boston radio. Tedy Bruschi talks to Michael, Jerry and Andy Hart about all aspects of the win over Dallas, and the the upcoming Colts game.
We check in with Chandler Jones on a Patriots Monday after a win over Dallas, and they're on to Indy.
Sam Packard and Josue Pavon from WEEI.com discuss the Celtics first two pre-season games. Then, in the second installment of Packard's Corner, Sam is joined by his brother Nick to answer an important historical question. Kick it!
Sam Packard is joined by his brother Nick, as he breaks down his favorite moments from Celtics Media Day. Sam then tries to compare each member of the Celtics roster to a character on The Wire, with varied results.
Sam Packard is joined by Jared Weiss of CLNSRadio.Com to talk about trading Bradley and the upcoming Celtics Media Day.
Former Red Sox infielder Nick Punto to discuss who was in the wrong when it came to the leg-breaking slide of Chase Utley, his former minor-league roommate. Punto also revealed why he chose to take a year off from big league baseball, as well as what went wrong with the 2012 Red Sox. The Bradfo Show is sponsored by Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors and Gould's Distinctive Clothing.
Dave O'Brien has called Red Sox baseball games with Joe Castiglione since 2007. Dave is going to the NESN booth next season to take over for Don Orsillo as the Red Sox TV play-by-play man. Dave talks about his time with Joe and the Red Sox Radio broadcast and closes out a very meaningful chapter of a tremendous career. Joe Castiglione offers his thoughts and well-wishes to Dave and closes out, as is tradition, with the Bart Giamatti poem.
We check in for a final time this season with Red Sox interim manager Torey Luvollo as look ahead to 2016 with him.
DJ Bean checks in with Ken Laird for today's Boston Bruins post-game podcast as the B's fell again to Tampa 6-3. Was Chara a help? Any signs of improvement?
DJ Bean checks in live from TD Garden after Boston falls to Montreal in game two of the season. Updates on Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara's health, and reaction to a key Bruins disallowed goal in the second period. Ken Laird anchors from the WEEI PodCentre
DJ Bean checks in live from TD Garden after the Bruins 6-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets in the season opener. Ken Laird anchors from the WEEI.com Podcentre
Scott Sarver, explains the origins of Alex Guerrero's infomercials, and who they were crafted by, and who was pulling the strings on the operation.
Rodney Harrison, NBC Sports, joined the show to discuss and defend Alex Guerero's "checkered past", Bill Belichick making his teams play for 60 minutes, and Marvin Lewis' big win over Seattle.
The B's look terrible, with losses in each of their first 3 games. They've been outscored 10-4, and CSNNE's Joe Haggerty is reporting that the team is quietly gauging the market on some veteran players.
Dale, Michael and Jerry have a few laughs at the expense of Gregg Doyel's latest column. Fake tears included!
Kind of hard to get ramped up for a big revenge game when the opposing city's media can't find it in themselves to pick against the Patriots.
We close out the day with some of the best in sound bites that you may have missed.
Mikey is back for another season of Patriots-related parody songs, this time he's calling out the Cowboys.
The final hour of the show is nothing if not entertaining
Mikey takes all kinds of phone calls from Patriot fans with the utmost confidence.
Dino, Gerry and Kirk react to their interview with Tom Brady including Tom's defense of his business partner Alex Guerrero.