Tiger Woods leads the 91st PGA Championship by two strokes over Padraig Harrington after three rounds. Tiger finished his third round with a 1-under 71. Woods has won every major he has led in after three rounds. For complete coverage, and the leaderboard, simply CLICK HERE.
The Peabody West Little League team has advanced to play in Williamsport, Penn. in the Little League World Series after beating the representative from Lincoln, Rhode Island, 11-7, in the New England Regional championship, Saturday in Bristol, Conn. A grand slam by Matt Hosman broke a 7-7 tie in the bottom sixth, and final, inning for Peabody. Peabody -- who is currently 17-0 in tournament play -- will play its first game in the event's final destination Friday night at 8 p.m. against the champions from the Southwest Division.
The Red Sox have called up outfielder Brian Anderson, while sending Josh Reddick to Triple A Pawtucket. Anderson came to the Red Sox from the White Sox, who acquired Mark Kotsay in the trade. In 16 games with the PawSox, Anderson hit .259 with four homers, striking out 16 times and walking twice. Anderson is in the lineup against Texas, as is newly-acquired shortstop Alex Gonzalez who is hitting ninth. The Red Sox lineup against Rangers starter Derek Holland is as follows: Ellsbury CF, Pedroia 2B, Martinez 1B, Bay LF, Lowell 3B, Ortiz DH, Varitek C, Anderson RF, Gonzalez SS.
Tiger Woods finished his second round with a bogey on the 18th hole at the 91st PGA Championship. His closest competition, defending champion Padraig Harrington, followed suit with a bogey of his own to give Woods a four shot advantage heading into round three. Desptie bogeys on the 1st, 10th and 18th hole, Woods showed laser like focus through very tough conditions at Hazeltine National Golf Club. If Woods remains atop the leaderboard this weekend (He is 8-0 when leading majors after two rounds), it would be his 5th PGA Championship and 15th Major.
To follow Tiger's pursuit of his first major championship of the 2009 season, simply CLICK HERE for the tournament leaderboard and news.
Victor Martinez keyed one of the most memorable ninth inning comebacks of the Sox season when he launched a two-out, two-run double into the right field corner that scored the tying and go-ahead runs off Texas Rangers closer Frank Francisco. Jason Bay followed with an RBI single and J.D. Drew mashed a two-run homer into the right field bleachers to extend the ninth inning lead, and the Red Sox took Round One of a three-game battle with their closest AL Wild Card competitors by an 8-4 final score. Sox lefty Jon Lester was solid in the first six innings and fanned 11 batters, but left the game trailing 3-2 after the sixth.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Ed from Weymouth called the show to defend Shawn Thornton and his actions Saturday night against Brooks Orpik. Dino was angry that he never allowed another person to speak.
Adam Schefter joined the show and said that the loss of Rob Gronkowski makes the Pats offense far less formidable. He added that the Redskins organization is toxic right now.
Pierre checks in with Mut and Lou after a tough weekend for officials in the NHL. The worst incident was the cheap shot by Bruins’ enforcer Shawn Thornton on Penguins’ defenseman Brook Orpik. Pierre explains how many games he thinks Thornton should be suspended for in the aftermath of Saturday’s action.
We discuss the Penguins-Bruins game, the scraps and cheap-shots in it, and how Sean Thornton is remorseful, but not all Bruins fans think he has to be.
We tackle four topics at 4PM, today all centered around dirty hits.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.More from this show