Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced on Wednesday that the team has signed defenseman Andrew Ference to a three-year contract extension that will run through the 2013-14 seasons. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Ference, 31, has played in 569 regular season games in 10 NHL seasons and is in his fourth season with Boston. Chiarelli and Ference will hold a conference call at 2 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the deal.
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An autistic teenager from Chicago allegedly has picked every game of the NCAA tournament correcly, even with all the upsets in the first two rounds. Plus, we've got video of Stephon Marbury's impressive performance in the Chinese Basketball Association All-Star Game. Find that, plus much more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.
Joslyn James, an adult film actress who allegedly was one of the women who had an affair with Tiger Woods, called in to the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning to explain why she has been detailing information about her relationship with the golfer. "It wasn't about revenge," she said. "It was about getting the truth out." James insisted money is not a motive: "It was never about the money. It was about giving me the honest truth and showing me the same respect I gave him," she said, adding, "There will be no lawsuit."
James said Woods lied to her repeatedly, denying that he was having affairs with more than a dozen other women. "He told me on several occasions, not only on text messages but also face to face ... that we would have a lifetime together and that he was not seeing anyone else — other than me and his wife." she said, adding, "He assured me that he wasn't...
The Patriots have officially signed tight end Alge Crumpler, according to multiple outlets. The 32-year-old veteran, who had agreed on a deal earlier this month, has played for both Atlanta and Tennessee. Crumpler was known as a pass-catcher earlier in his career, but has become more of a blocker the last two seasons with the Titans. With Tennessee, he had 51 catches for 479 yards, including 27 receptions for a career-low 222 yards and one touchdown in 2009. New England lost its two tight ends — Benjamin Watson and Chris Baker — earlier in the offseason, as Watson departed in free agency and Baker was released. The team has yet to officially announce the move. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
D.J. Bean has another edition of his NFL mock draft, and this week he writes that the Patriots are in position to land Penn State defensive tackle Jared Odrick at No. 22. Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford remains the favorite to go No. 1 overall. Read the full story here.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Wednesday's Patriots practice, which featured Brandon Browner getting into it with Kenbrell Thompkins and a couple others.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
Joh, Gerry and Buck opened the show by discussing the latest rumors surrounding Jon Lester.
We check in with Alex on the eve of the trade deadline.
We respond and react to the news that Jon Lester may no longer be a member of the Boston Red Sox once the trade deadline passes.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.More from this show
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.More from this show
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?More from this show