Bills receiver Stevie Johnson made fun of Jets counterpart Plaxico Burress by pretending to shoot himself in the leg during a first-half touchdown celebration Sunday. He then mocked the Jets' "flight" celebration and flopped on the ground, drawing a 15-yard penalty on the ensuing kickoff. It led to great field position for the Jets, and they cashed in with a touchdown en route to a 28-24 victory.
"I was just having fun, and part of having fun ended up being a penalty and a touchdown for the Jets," Johnson said. "It was a stupid decision by myself."
Johnson, who dropped a potential winning touchdown pass in the final minute, said his celebration wasn't meant as a personal knock on Burress, who served jail time for bringing a loaded gun to a nightclub.
Burress, who said he wasn't aware of Johnson's actions, didn't appear offended.
"I've seen worse, and I've heard worse. So, it doesn't bother me at all...
Tom Brady made an early morning appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday to recap Sunday's 38-20 rout of the Eagles, in which Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns.
The Patriots got off to a slow start Sunday, as Brady was hit a few times and the Eagles took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter. It was all New England after that.
"We settled into the game, as we seem to do as of late," Brady said. "I think when you play teams that have very good pass-rushers, sometimes it just takes a series or two to understand the speed they're playing at. Ultimately, we find the plays on the call sheet that we feel are protecting us the best. We've played some very good pass-rushing teams, from the Giants, to the Jets in their on way, to the Cowboys. We've played some really good pass-rushers. This was a team that really could get after the quarterback. They're up there, leading the league in sacks. … They were really into...
PHILADELPHIA -- For the second straight week, a Patriots offensive lineman left the locker room after the game in a protective walking boot. Sebastian Vollmer appeared to turn his right ankle late in the first half and was replaced by Nate Solder. Vollmer's injury was announced as a right foot/ankle during the game. He was listed as questionable but did not return for the rest of the game.
Last Monday, left tackle Matt Light left following the win over the Chiefs in a boot for his right foot but returned to practice on Wednesday and started Sunday in the 38-20 win over the Eagles.
The Patriots did not release any information following the game on Vollmer's foot injury. For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots.
PHILADELPHIA -- After getting torched by former teammate Tom Brady for over 361 yards passing and three touchdowns, Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel spoke for a frustrated and depleted secondary that allowed big play after big play in New England's 38-20 win Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
"It's difficult," Samuel said when asked of defending Brady. "He's a great player. They had the running game working, and they had the passing game working. They were working on all cylinders. We couldn't figure anything out."
Wes Welker had a touchdown grab of 41 yards over the middle on a severely blown coverage by Philadelphia defensive backs. Just minutes earlier, the Eagles gave up a 63-yard catch-and-run to Deion Branch, setting up the BenJarvus Green-Ellis TD that put the Patriots ahead to stay.
The Eagles were playing without Dominique Rogers-Cromartie and a full-strength Nnamdi Asomugha, who was limited by a...
Syracuse University fired assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine Sunday, the same day a third man made allegations that Fine molested him.
"At the direction of Chancellor Cantor, Bernie Fine's employment with Syracuse University has been terminated, effective immediately," Kevin Quinn, the school's senior vice president for public affairs, said in a statement.
Fine, 65, was on paid administrative leave following accusations by two former ball boys. They have been joined by Zach Tomaselli, a 23-year-old from Lewiston, Maine, who told The Associated Press Sunday that Fine molested him in 2002. Tomaselli is facing sexual assault charges in Maine involving a 14-year-old boy, and his father said Tomaselli is lying about Fine. But Tomaselli insists he went on a road trip to Pittsburgh and was fondled by Fine in a hotel room.
Also on Sunday, ESPN played an audiotape of an October 2002 phone conversation between Bobby Davis, one of the...
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.
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
Mut and Kirk are talking more about the Celtics pick of Jaylen Brown and can't seem to find anyone who thinks it's a good pick or can make a case for why the Celtics took him third overall.
Joe, Tim, and Lou talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after his walk-off RBI single propelled the Red Sox past the White Sox 8-7.
Mut recaps the Red Sox 8-6 loss to the White Sox.
Mut recaps the Sox 3-1 loss in the series opener against the White Sox.
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.
Who would you like to see in Dino's chair, Gary or Mut?
The debate heats up as the discussion turns towards O.J. Simpson
On a Friday edition of Headlines, Gary presents us with some thrilling erotica talk.
Jackie MacMullen talks about Jaylen Brown, the Celtics thought process, and what may happen in Free Agency.
Glenn and Christian discuss last night's underwhelming draft by the Celtics
Dale Holley and Thornton talk NBA draft.
Dale and Holley's Final Drive 06-24-16
Laroy Streat comes back at it again! Talking the Celtics Draft and his take on the Celtics 3rd Draft pick. Catch Laroy every friday with the Dale & Holley Show 5:45- 6PM.
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.
Kirk Minihane is joined by one of his radio heroes, Artie Lange. They discuss everything from Artie's comedy career, his time with Howard Stern, his issues with drugs and prostitutes, and the comedy show to benefit slain Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr.
Ben, Russ & Alex recap the 4-0 loss the USMNT suffered to Argentina in the COPA America Centenario semifinal. Then they catch up with the EURO's, and recap if their predicted winners are still in the tournament.
This week we look back at the US Open.