Six years after leading the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl and five years after they broke up on less-than-pleasant terms, Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens are reuniting, at least for a day. The players will be teammates on the basketball court in a game against former NBA players for the Spike TV show "Pros vs. Joes." Get the details, plus find links to the day's top stories, plus videos, trivia and more, at Tuesday's Morning Mashup.
The Bruins announced on Monday afternoon that center Marc Savard has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 concussion after a hit from Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke on Sunday. Savard traveled to Boston on Monday and was evaluated by the Bruins' team doctor, Dr. Peter Asnis, as well as concussion specialists from Massachusetts General Hospital. There is no timetable for Savard's return and he will continue to be monitored by the team's medical staff for the next 4-5 days.
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Conflicting reports have arisen Monday evening regarding the status of free agent cornerback Leigh Bodden. Michael Lombardi of the National Football Post and the NFL Network initially reported earlier Monday evening that Bodden had been re-signed by the Patriots. (UPDATED, 8:15 p.m.: That report was echoed by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who said the two sides had reached an agreement in principle.) But a short time later, Bodden's agent Alvin Keels posted the following message from his Twitter account: "Reports of Leigh Bodden re-signing with the Patriots are not true and premature at best. Leigh is still evaluating his options." Keels quickly added: "Leigh has always indicated his desire to return to New England, but nothing is official and probably will not be until [Tuesday] at the earliest." For...
Multiple reports indicate that the Patriots are hosting free agent tight end Alge Crumpler on a visit today at Gillette Stadium. Crumpler, 32, just wrapped up his ninth season in the NFL with 27 receptions for 222 yards and a touchdown last year with Tennessee. Over his career, he has 367 catches for 4,691 yards and 37 touchdowns with the Titans (2008-2009) and Falcons (2001-2007). For more Patriots updates, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
The Red Sox announced the signing of 13 players Monday. The terms of the contracts are as follows: Jacoby Ellsbury - $496,500 (after making $449,500 in 2009); Clay Buchholz - $443,000; Jed Lowrie - $434,000; Daniel Bard - $415,500; Tug Hulett - $403,500; Ramon A. Ramirez - $403,000; Josh Reddick - $403,000 Michael Bowden - $402,000; Dusty Brown - $402,000; Aaron Bates - $401,000; Dustin Richardson - $401,000; Felix Doubront - $400,000; Mark Wagner - $400,000. The highest paid player of the group, Ellsbury, is the only one who will be arbitration-eligible after the 2010 season.
Tom joined the show after the close win over Oakland.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the Patriots' 16-9 win over the Raiders and debate how big the Patriots' issues are.
Tom E. calls the boys to give his take on the week 3 home opener in which it should end in a Patriots victory.
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.
Joe and Dave talk with David Ortiz after he hits two home runs to propel the Red Sox to an extra-innings win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Ben Cherington discussed the debut of Castillo and his thoughts on Jeter.
As the season winds down, We check in Sox skipper John Farrell as we await the Boston debut of Rusney Castillo.
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
Tom joined the show after the close win over Oakland.
Tim Hasselbeck joined the show to discuss week 3 in the NFL.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The defense was forced to make a stop in the last minute of the game to preserve the 16-9 victory on Sunday. The offense had no rhythm again and struggled in the red zone. The offensive line looked poor again. Lou, Christian and Tim talk about the win that looked like a loss, and what this team needs to do to improve.
Jerod Mayo gives Christian karaoke advice and previews the Patriots home opener.
Christian chooses his song for Karaoke tonight.
We check in with the great 88, the playmaker Michael Irvin joins Dale and Holley.
Michael, Dale and Tom E. Curran break down, react and take your calls about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's first public press conference this regular season.
For our final segment we take a look back at the infamous Snow Bowl and the Tuck Rule play, this time via Raiders radio and more.
Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.
Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.
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.
Jerry Thornton joins Dino and Kirk for the second edition of Breaking Balls. They dive into a variety of topics including their feelings about polarizing Boston sports media members.
Your beloved hosts are joined by WEEI.com Bruins reporter DJ Bean as well as producer of the Dennis & Callahan Show, Craig "Sausage" Sawisch. Support America: Support Your Local Post Office
Dennis, Callahan and Minihane make their podcast debut. This week's topics include Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy, Jenny Dell and some discussion on people we've encountered with the worst breath.
Rodney Harrison addressed his non comments earlier in the week with MFB.More from this show
Dino, Kirk and Thornton opened the show discussing an ugly win by the Patriots.More from this show
Michael, Dale and Tom E. Curran break down, react and take your calls about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's first public press conference this regular season.More from this show