RSS
WEEI » This Just In
10/28/2012 - 4:12pm
London balling: Pats crush Rams

The Patriots scored touchdowns the first five times they had the ball and their defense overcame a big breakdown on the first drive of the game to record a 45-7 rout of the Rams Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London. Brandon Lloyd rebounded from a rough game against the Jets to grab a pair of touchdown passes from Tom Brady, who finished 23-of-35 for 304 yards and four touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski also caught a pair of touchdown passes from Brady and finished with eight catches and 146 yards.

The game didn't start out well as on the game's fifth play, Sam Bradford faked a play-action run to the left and rolled out to the right and fired a 50-yard strike over the top to Chris Givens, who beat Tavon Wilson and Devin McCourty on a play that was nearly identical to the play that the Seahawks used to beat the Patriots in Seattle on Oct. 14. 

But Brady and the Patriots offense responded immediately. The Patriots marched 78 yards in seven plays, capped...

10/28/2012 - 4:05pm
Celtics 'can care less' about Heat rings

The last time Celtics fans saw their team on the TD Garden floor, they sent the C's to Miami with a "Let's go Celtics" chant during the waning minutes of an Eastern Conference finals Game 6 blowout loss to the Heat this past June. On Sunday, the C's welcomed fans back to the Garden for the team's annual open practice, and this time Celtics coach Doc Rivers began the chant.

"Beat the Heat," Rivers chanted. "All year long, beat the Heat."

His team will get its first chance at accomplishing that feat on Tuesday night, when they kick off the NBA season in Miami. Hoping to avoid Hurricane Sandy, the Celtics planned to fly a day early, so the wait for tipoff may seem even more like an eternity, especially since the Heat receive their NBA championship rings prior to the game.

"We played extremely well the night we got our ring," said Rivers. "We beat Cleveland in front of LeBron, so I think...

10/28/2012 - 11:50am
Sandy could extend Pats' stay in London

With the team playing late Sunday afternoon in London, the Patriots are making multiple travel contingency plans in advance of Hurricane Sandy, including staying in London through mid-week, according to an NFL Network report. 

Albert Breer reported Sunday that the Patriots are preparing for the possibility they may not be able to beat Hurricane Sandy and return to New England before the storm hits landfall since Heathrow Airport - where the team's charter plane is stationed - closes by British law at 11 p.m. London time. The Patriots play at 5 p.m. local time and may not make the window for returning home. 

If the team can't make it out and beat the storm home, the Patriots, who enter the bye week after the game, could wind up staying in London through Wednesday, depending on how hard the East Coast is hit by the storm. 

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots.


10/28/2012 - 11:35am
Amendola, Mankins inactive for Rams-Pats

Rams star receiver Danny Amendola will not play Sunday as he is inactive for the game against the Patriots. The receiver suffered a serious clavicle injury against the Cardinals on Oct. 4. Amendola made the trip to London with the Rams and was limited in practice this week. He was officially listed as questionable on Friday's injury report before being ruled out Sunday during warmups. 

Meanwhile Patriots starting left guard Logan Mankins will miss his second straight game with a calf and hip injury. Donald Thomas, who started at left guard last week against the Jets, is expected to get the start again for the Patriots. 

The Patriots inactives include mostly players who were ruled out on Friday as Aaron Hernandez (ankle), Steve Gregory (hip), Patrick Chung (shoulder), Brandon Bolden (knee), Trevor Scott (hamstring), Tracy White (foot) and Ras-I Dowling (thigh). Dowling was immediately placed on the injured reserve on Friday and the team...

10/28/2012 - 9:41am
Bobby V: Didn't '[throw] David under the bus'

Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine told the Boston Globe that his recent comments suggesting that slugger David Ortiz "decided not to play anymore" due to the team's fall from contention did not represent a controversial claim. 

"What I said was a statement of fact," Valentine told the Globe. "At that point, there was nothing for David to play for or to risk his career. I merely said what was true, that David stopped playing. Don’t know how that can be construed as throwing David under the bus. I never did that. If there was something at stake I knew he would push through, but after the trade, it was clearly a lost season, so why risk it?"

Earlier last week, Valentine said on NBC Sports' "Costas Tonight" that Ortiz "came back after spending about six weeks on...

Audio On Demand

MMQB's Peter King with Da…

MMQB's Peter King with Dale, Holley and Keefe

We had an impromptu visit from Peter King from SI / MMQB to our Fenway Studios and decided to talk some NFL and Patriots with him.

Phil Perry, CSNNE on the Patriots and NFL free agency

Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency

NFL SUNDAY...the final segment of the year -- 2-5-17

Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.

LaVar Ball with Dale, Hol…

LaVar Ball with Dale, Holley and Keefe

Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.

Kirk and Callahan- Will Isaiah Thomas win a title in Boston? 3-7-17

Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.

Kirk and Callahan- Celtics lose after Thomas mishandles the ball 3-6-17

Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.

Brian Johnson Player of t…

Brian Johnson Player of the Game Interview 5-27-17

Joe, Tim, & Lou Merloni talk with Red Sox starting pitcher Brian Johnson who pitched a complete game 5 hit shutout of the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park.

Eduardo Rodriguez Player of the Game Interview 5-26-17

Jot & Tim talk with Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez who went 6 scoreless innings as the Red Sox shutout the Seattle Mariners 3-0 in the series opener.

Drew Pomeranz Player of the Game Interview 5-25-17

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz who got the win and tied his career high in strikeouts tonight with 11 as the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-2.

Bruce Cassidy with Dale, …

Bruce Cassidy with Dale, Holley and Keefe

Dale, Holley and Keefe interview the newest coach of the Boston Bruins for the first time, Bruce Cassidy.

The 1972 Bruins

Highlights

Saturday Skate - Bruins and the All-Star break

Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break

K&C - Casting Couch ratin…

K&C - Casting Couch ratings are revealed 5-26-17

The long awaited numbers for the Casting Couch are unveiled.

K&C - Mut loves Dining Playbook; Pete Sheppard has a new favorite player 5-26-17

Hour 4: Mut is a huge fan of Dining Playbook.

K&C - Pete Sheppard talked Buccaneers football 5-26-17

Hour 3: Pirating Pete continues.

OMF - David Price is comi…

OMF - David Price is coming back, Xander Bogaerts is delivering sans homeruns, and other Sox tales 5-26-17

Adam Schefter continues to wave the "Garoppolo is staying" banner. David Price may be the one saying he is ready. Or he's just tired of Pawtucket. And can Devin Marrero steal Pablo Sandoval's starting job?

OMF - What does Ordway want for the Celtics offseason? We're still not sure 5-26-17

David Price is slated to join the big Sox Monday vs. the White Sox. Jaylen Brown has silenced his critics who wish he was Buddy Hield or Kris Dunn. And we go to the tape to figure out what exactly Glenn wants during the NBA offseason.

OMF - Celtics offseason is full of questions; most of them pertain to Lebron James 5-26-17

The Boston Celtics have taken a lot of steps forward this year and gave the fans an entertaining season. Going forward, Danny Ainge will be busy trying to get this team to the next level. How will he tackle the obstacle that Lebron and the Cavaliers present?

Dale, Holley and Keefe's …

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 4 - Bill Polian does it again and all topics on the table

Hour 4 we go back to some Sox and Celts, plus Bill Polian once again says something supremely stupid.

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 3 - David Price's return and other Red Sox items, NBA Super Teams

Hour 3 starts with lots of Sox talk, plus we continue some NBA discussion.

Dale, Holley and Keefe's Freestyle Friday Hour 2 - Celtics Direction and Future

Hour 2 focuses mostly on what the Celtics should do now that their season is over... where should they go in their future?

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Kirk Minihane is back after a brief hiatus and answers questions from listeners about various things including WEEI personalities, the state of the K&C Casting Couch, his rift with John Dennis and more.

Ep. 58: Mike Finkel, Author of True Story and The Stanger in the Woods

Kirk Minihane talks to the author of the best selling book "The Stranger in the Woods" Mike Finkel. It is a crazy story of a hermit leaving in Maine. Mike is also the author of "True Story" which was made into a movie staring Jonah Hill and James Franco. Mike talks about how the movie came out, his thoughts on Jonah Hill portraying him, and if it was true to the book.

Ep. 57: Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band

Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.

The Real K&C - Trenni on …

The Real K&C - Trenni on top, OTA videos & thoughtfully non-rhythmic 5-26-17

Ken Laird and Chris Curtis recap an action packed Friday edition of Kirk and Callahan

The Real K&C – Double birds, fart noises & picture days 5-24-17

Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are in after a K&C Wednesday show for the post-show gossip.

#DORK 15: Best Sports Video Games

Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey discuss the best sports video games of all-time. They break them down by sport and then ultimately crown a Top 5. Plus This Week in #DORK and the Pick of the Podcast.

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Ep. 59: Kirk’s Mailbag

Kirk Minihane is back after a brief hiatus and answers questions from listeners about various things including WEEI personalities, the state of the K&C Casting Couch, his rift with John Dennis and more.

More from this show

K&C - Casting Couch ratin…

K&C - Casting Couch ratings are revealed 5-26-17

The long awaited numbers for the Casting Couch are unveiled.

More from this show

K&C - The Celtics season …

K&C - The Celtics season is over; C's fans gave the team a standing ovation 5-26-17

Hour 1: Kirk, Gerry and Mut talked about the Celtics blowout loss.

More from this show

K&C - Pete Sheppard talke…

K&C - Mut loves Dining Pl…