Red Sox manager Terry Francona is scheduled to begin his weekly Wednesday chats with Dale & Holley Wednesday at noon. Francona is sure to be asked about the David Ortiz-Mike Lowell situation, which is at the top of Sox fans' minds after Tuesday night's loss to the Yankees and Ortiz' 0-for-7 start to the season. Following the interview, check the Full Count blog for highlights, or visit the Dale & Holley audio on demand page to listen to a replay.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova announced Wednesday morning that she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Appearing on "Good Morning America," the 53-year-old Navratilova referred to the situation as her "personal 9/11" but said the cancer was diagnosed early and she expects to make a full recovery.
"I'm this healthy person, I've been healthy all my life, and all of a sudden I have cancer. Are you kidding me?" she said, indicating that she will undergo six weeks of radiation beginning in May.
Navratilova won 167 singles titles, including six straight Wimbledon crowns from 1982-87, and has 59 Grand Slam titles (including doubles).
The Bruins announced that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg had successful surgery to repair a lacerated flexor carpi radialis tendon in his left forearm and is expected to sidelined for eight weeks. Seidenberg suffered the injury during the first period of the Bruins' game vs. the Maple Leafs on Saturday in Toronto.
Seidenberg has played in 17 games for the Bruins since being acquired from the Florida Panthers at the trade deadline on March 3. He has two goals, seven assists and a plus-9 rating.
Check the Big Bad Blog for more Bruins news.
Jerry Remy, NESN's Red Sox analyst, called in to the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning and talked about the David Ortiz situation. Remy said he agreed with manager Terry Francona's decision to not have Mike Lowell pinch hit for Ortiz in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's loss to the Yankees. Said Remy: "I think it's early to make the move because that would just wreck the confidence of Ortiz."
With the Sox facing left-hander Andy Pettitte on Wednesday night before a batch of righties, Remy said there's a chance we Lowell could make his first appearance of the season. "I didn't expect it last night, it didn't happen, and I don't know what to expect tonight," Remy said. "It's quite possible [Francona] could give Lowell his first start of the season tonight."
Remy said he wasn't surprised Ortiz was impatient with the media following Tuesday night's game. "He's probably getting...
ESPN golf writer Jason Sobel made an appearance on Wednesday's Dennis & Callahan show from Augusta National to talk about Tiger Woods' comeback. "He's ready to go," Sobel said. "He's going to be much closer to winning this tournament than missing the cut. ... He's still the best player."
Sobel confirmed a report that a security guard approached a woman watching Woods practice and asked her if she was "the stripper" who had an affair with the golfer, comparing her with photos of Woods' alleged mistresses that were distributed to security personnel. "This thing has gotten so much bigger than the game of golf, so you can't be too careful," Sobel noted.
Sobel said there have been no instances of people heckling Woods yet, and he doubts that will be a problem over the weekend. "It hasn't happened over the first two practice rounds, so let's hope that that continues," he...
Jarret Payton, son of NFL legend Walter Payton, joins MFB to breakdown the troubles in the Bears locker room, the team's struggles at home, and the upcoming match up against the Patriots.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price look ahead to Sunday's game against the Bears and what the Patriots need to do to contain dynamic running back Matt Forte.
We check in with SI/MMQB's Peter King for his weekly take on the Patriots and all things NFL.
Jackie MacMullan joins MFB for the first time this season. She discusses the rejection of NBA lottery reform, Rajon Rondo, and the Celtics chances this season.
Kirk Minihane joins the We Hate Dwyane Wade Show to preview the upcoming Celtics season. Ben and Sam also discuss the Rajon Rondo/Jeff Green trade rumors and dabble in the classic NBA analytics debate.
Joe Castiglione does his annual wrap-up of the season by reading the poem by Bart Giamatti.
Mut and Rob discuss the "kids" and the variety of young bodies the Red Sox called upon this season. Specifically, they look at Bogaerts and Bradley, Jr. and where things went wrong. They give their opinions on which one will right the ship next season.
Description: Red Sox farm director Ben Crockett looks back at the 2014 Red Sox prospect season by answering listener questions about a number of Red Sox prospects as well as broader issues and themes in the farm system.
Pierre McGuire joins the guys to talk about the Bruins, the Johnny Boychuck trade, and the rest of the NHL
We talk pucks with Jack Edwards of NESN for his take on an impressive win over the San Jose Sharks and the state of the B's in general.
Brick talked about the emergence of Torey Krug as a solid D pairing with Seidenberg and how well the Power Play is playing. He contributes that to 2 different units competing. Brick also likes the versatility of Simon Gagne.
The guys discussed hockey's place on the American sports landscape.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Revis was absent from practice and the guys wondered if this was the first time.
Christian fails to prank Chicago radio, A Nun sings "Like a Virgin" and other lewd acts.
We discuss the breaking news that Darrelle Revis was sent home yesterday for being late to scheduled team activities. Was it the right move by Bill Belichick? We discuss.
We sit down for an extended look at his new book with the great Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe.
Mikey, Villani and Lenny are talking about the 2004 Red Sox on the anniversary of Game 4 of the ALCS with Dave Roberts steal abd Bill Mueller driving him in and what it was like to witness.
Mikey, Mut and Lenny are talking about the Patriots and how they have stacked up through the years and what got them to the three championships and five Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era.
Mikey and Mut take a call from someone who wants to criticize Belichick the GM and his history of drafting players and making moves in the draft.
The Dennis & Callahan Show producers fight back.
On this edition of Breaking Balls, Dino, Gerry and Kirk discuss their producers' performance and take the Proust Questionnaire.
Sausage and Lumpy, the producers for the D&C show, recorded a podcast yesterday. They left A LOT of stuff on the cutting room floor. Luckily, MFB picked it all up and played the unedited version during the midday show. Kirk joined the show to discuss how hard it is working with Callahan and his two producers.More from this show
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