The Patriots announced Monday afternoon ago they claimed and were awarded quarterback Mike Teel off waivers from Seattle. The move, which was hinted at over the weekend by many people (including Teel on his Twitter feed), gives the Patriots four quarterbacks on the roster — Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Zac Robinson and Teel. (The team announced earlier Monday morning that Teel had made it in for the start of organized team activities, and will wear No. 6.) Teel, 6-3, 225 pounds, was drafted by Seattle in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2009 draft out of Rutgers. He was inactive as the third quarterback for all 16 games as a rookie with the Seahawks. He was waived by Seattle on May 19, 2010. Teel was a three-year starter for Rutgers. As a senior in 2008, he started all 13 games, setting career highs with 3,418 passing yards and 25 touchdowns. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, ...
The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams — not one big business — when selling branded items like jerseys and caps.
"Although NFL teams have common interests such as promoting the NFL brand, they are still separate, profit-maximizing entities, and their interests in licensing team trademarks are not necessarily aligned," said the retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, writing for an unanimous court.
The high court reversed a lower court ruling throwing out an antitrust suit brought against the league by one of its former hat makers, who was upset that it lost its contract for making official NFL hats to Reebok International Ltd.
Major League Baseball is the only professional sports league with broad antitrust protection. The NBA, the NHL, the NCAA, NASCAR,...
The Mets took 2-of-3 from the Yankees over the weekend, and Jason Bay was the key, going 4-for-4 on Saturday and hitting two home runs Sunday. With the former Red Sox slugger finally showing why he was signed to a $66 million contract, New York columnists wonder if he'll be able to get the Mets out of the NL East cellar and into contention. Meanwhile, in Seattle, Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley opened up about his emotional problems. Read about those stories, plus check out videos of a trick basketball shot from an airplane and former local standout Phil Pressey dunking over a player a foot taller than him. It's all at Monday's Morning Mashup.
With the Red Sox beginning a three-game series in Tampa Bay Monday night, we're taking a look at the 10 most memorable games in the history of the Sox-Rays rivalry. The list includes a few games in which fists were thrown almost as often as baseballs. Check it out at the LEEInks blog.
According to an ESPN report, the Cavaliers fired coach Mike Brown on Sunday, almost two weeks after his team was ousted from the NBA playoffs by the Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Cavs faced a midnight deadline Sunday to fire Brown or pay him his full $4.5 million salary for next season, the final year of his contract. Brown leaves Cleveland with the highest winning percentags (.663) in team history, after compiling a record of 272-138.
Marshall Faulk talks to the guys about his past accusations of Patriots cheating and previews the Pats v Seahawks.
Matt Light joins the show to talk about how to prepare during Super Bowl week and how the O-Line will be able to handle the Seattle defense.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discussing the Patriots getting back to their normal routine now that Media Day is in the past and they're no longer answering Deflategate questions.
Ben and Sam discuss ways to improve the NBA All-Star weekend, hand out of hardware, and give their Finals predictions
Jackie MacMullen, ESPN Boston, talks with MFB about Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and how this will have an effect on the Celtics rebuild process
How have the Celtics looked after a couple weeks? Could they be a playoff team? These questions and more...
The Red Sox have taken over Foxwoods and Red Sox Manager John Farrell sat down with Mut and Bradford to talk about the roster and how the 2015 season is looking.
Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly and 3B Pablo Sandoval sat down with Mut and Bradford. Joe Kelly had a few interesting proclamations. First he said that 95% of pitchers use some sort of grip enhancer, and then he said he was going to win the Cy Young. Pablo leaned over and promised 10 HR's, explaining to Joe that the trick is to set the bar low.
Mut and Rob are in on the Hot Stove Show this week and they're taking calls and talking about the Red Sox pitching as we are 5 weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training.
Pierre McGuire talks about ways hockey players skirt the rules in the NHL and the development of Dougie Hamilton.
Pierre McGuire joins Lou, Christian and Tim to discuss the resurgent Bruins, the emergence of David Pastrnak, and former Boston College stand-out Johnny Gaudreau looking to trademark the name 'Johnny Hockey.'
We get our state of the B report from NESN's Jack Edwards, right in the midst of a 4 game winning streak and hot return for David Pastrnak.
Doyel knows the Patriots fixed the AFC title game and they now belong in the same sentence as the 1919 White Sox.
Tomase talks about being embedded with the Seahawks and the festivities at the WEEI dinner.
Funny man Frank Caliendo sits in with Gerry and Kirk from Arizona. He talks about his process and voices some of his greatest hits.
Former St Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk joins the show to talk about past Patriot cheating scandals and previews the Pats v Seahawks.
Matt Light shares his experience from Super Bowl weeks in past and how the O-Line will be able to handle the Seattle defense.
Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterback join the show to discuss the future of his team, his friendship with the very attractive Jimmy Garappolo and how he feels about Johnny Manziel
We talk about four of our favorite Super Bowls (We only chose one Pats Super Bowl)
Dale and Michael talk to John Brenkus about the tests he did in relation to deflate gate and the conclusions he came to.
Rich Gannon tells the story of when he got drafted by the Patriots and gives his view of deflate gate.
A caller named Jumbo from California raises a question that hasn't been talked about too much, what happens if it's determined that the Patriots aren't found responsible for the deflation of the footballs?
Mut and Lenny continue talking and taking calls on deflategate, as well as hearing the sound from Kirk Minihane's appearance on the O'Reilly Factor.
Mut and Lenny are talking deflategate and what impact it could have on the Patriots organization.
Chris and comedian Mike Mulloy recap the final Raw before the Rumble and preview the Rumble itself.
Would you rather watch important games in the stadium or on TV? Also we discuss our worst experiences at stadiums.
Ben and Sam discuss ways to improve the NBA All-Star weekend, hand out some hardware, and give their Finals predictions.
Dale and Michael talk to John Brenkus about the tests he did in relation to deflate gate and the conclusions he came to.More from this show
New York radio personality Joe Beningo sits down with D&C to discuss all the topics surrounding this year's big game.More from this show
Ben Volin sits in with the guys and breaks down deflategate and the future of Darrelle Revis.More from this show
Florio talks about the latest surrounding the Patriots' handling of footballs. He also reveals that other NFL head coaches are running their own tests on footballs.More from this show
Tony Kornheiser joins Dennis and Callahan in Arizona to discuss his comment comparing Bill Belichick to Whitey Bulger.More from this show