According to a team source, the Red Sox are hoping to have their coaching staff in place prior to Christmas.
The Sox have bullpen coach Gary Tuck, third base coach Tim Bogar and hitting coach Dave Magadan returning, leaving the pitching coach, bench coach and first base coach positions empty. There is a possibility the team could move Bogar away from third base and into one of the vacant major league coaching positions.
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has confirmed that the organization has interviewed Brad Arnsberg and Neil Allen for the pitching coach position. Allen, who was reportedly the most recent interviewee, has been serving as the Rays' Triple A pitching coach. Cherington said on the SiriusXM MLB Radio Network that the Red Sox have interviewed other candidates beyond the ones which...
An NBC spokesperson told Richard Deitsch of SI.com that former Bruins player and current NHL analyst Mike Milbury will not appear on the network while addressing allegations that he assaulted a 12-year-old hockey player who was in a fight with his son during a game in Brookline last week.
"In our discussions with Mike, we both came to the conclusion that he should remain off the air while focusing on his affairs," the spokesperson told Deitsch (in comments relayed via twitter).
Milbury, through lawyer David Rabinovitz, denied the allegations of criminal wrong-doing.
"Mike Milbury denies any allegations that there was an assault of any kind," said the statement (as reported by multiple outlets). "He simply intervened in an...
FOXBORO -- After being listed as limited for non-injury related reasons on Wednesday and Thursday, Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork were officially taken off Friday's practice participation report. The only two players to miss practice this week - Patrick Chung and Sebastian Vollmer - were both listed as doubtful for Sunday in Denver as the team left Friday afternoon for their game against Tim Tebow and the Broncos. All 13 players listed as limited on Friday were classified as "questionable" for the game. Friday's complete Patriots injury report is as follows:
Did Not Participate:
OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, foot) Doubtful
S Patrick Chung (foot) Doubtful
CB Kyle Arrington (foot) Questionable
S Patrick Chung (foot) Questionable
C Dan Connolly (groin) Questionable
WR Julian Edelman (back) Questionable
LB Dane Fletcher (thumb)...
Boston College senior running back Montel Harris, the ACC Preseason Player of the Year who played in just two games before suffering a season-ending knee injury, was granted a medical hardship waiver by the conference and is eligible to to return to the Eagles for one more season.
Harris, who missed the season's first three games while recovering from arthoscopic surgery on his left knee, became BC's all-time leading rusher during his first game back against UMass. He then re-injured his knee against Wake Forest and was done for the season.
BC also received ACC waivers for senior wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah (knee), senior defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey (foot), sophomore defensive back C.J. Jones (knee) and freshman defensive lineman Connor Wujciak (shoulder). Ramsey, Jones and Wujciak will get an extra year of eligibility, while Momah must first get clearance from the NCAA, as he is seeking a sixth year.
Medical hardship waivers can be...
Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard joined WEEI.com's Rob Bradford for an appearance on the Bradford Files podcast and talked about his planned transformation from reliever to starter.
Bard said that heading into the offseason he expected that Jonathan Papelbon would re-sign with the team, and he saw an opportunity to move into the starting rotation.
"I told Ben [Cherington] when I heard [John] Lackey was having surgery and [Tim Wakefield] is a free agent, I saw two openings in the starting rotation," said Bard, who initially was a starter as a Red Sox minor leaguer. "The last two years I haven't said it much, but in my own head, just watching the guys in this league that have had a lot of success in a starting role, I just felt like I could do that. I've got as good or better raw stuff as them. I try to keep myself in good shape. I felt like everything I have at this point, that I could have success in that role. So, I told Ben that....
Chris Price joins Chris Villani to talk about the Patriots and Ravens upcoming Monday Night Football game and the rivalry between the two teams.
Patriots DB Devin McCourty tells Glenn, Lou, and Christian that Baltimore is always a tough matchup, he talks about how they don't fear playing at Gillette, and he's not concerned with the Reporters' question that seemed to irk Dont'a Hightower .
Dale, Michael and Rich Keefe speak with ESPN's Trent Dilfer and look ahead to the match-up with his old team, the Baltimore Ravens.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of 'The Dale and Holley Show' talk about last night's disappointing finish against the Rockets and they talk about their love for DeMarcus Cousins.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Sam Kennedy sits down with Mustard and Johnson to talk about the big off season for the Red Sox so far.
Trenni and Tomase sit down with John Farrell and talk to him about the trades and free agent signings that took place at the MLB winter meetings. They also talk about Pablo Sandoval, how his training is going in Florida and what to expect from him this upcoming year.
Dave Dombrowski joins Trenni and Tomase at Christmas at Fenway. They talked about the huge trade for Chris Sale, other off season moves and expectations for the upcoming season.
Hour two of Saturday Skate as Ken Laird and Rear Admiral take a more league-wide view of things with the Bruins' 28 games into the season
Ken Laird and Rear Admiral talk about the Bruins week that was, featuring five more goals from David Pastrnak, a Thursday clunker, and the Saturday call-up of Danton Heinen with a prospect update from Mark Divver of the Providence Journal
Hour two of Saturday Skate after a Bruins 2-1 over Buffalo, with Ken Laird and Rear Admiral debating the status of Krejci, Chara, Krug and Bergeron.
Mut ranks all 23 Dino Casting Couch members and Gary Tanguay posts another velfie on the Celtics and Kirk.
Mut defends himself in voting for Trump despite Alex Reimer's claim that he only voted for him because he goes along with whatever Gerry said. Damien Woody joins the guys for his second Friday interview.
Damien Woody praises Tom Brady's work ethic and thinks he can play three or four more seasons. Woody thinks Brady pushed the limits on Deflategate but it didn't play a role in the Patriots beating the Colts in the 2014 AFC Championship game.
No One is safe from OMF's Whiner Line.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian talk about Dont'a Hightower's forceful response to a question about the "Improving" Patriots Defense.
We check in with the playmaker for his weekly visit on the Dale, Holley and Keefe show.
Dale and Rich disagree again on this one... is LG a product of the system here or is he one of the NFL's best runningbacks?
Dale and Rich Keefe speak to Peter King about Patriots/Ravens and several other NFL topics.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
The final episode of 2016 covers BC's bowl game against Maryland on December 26 in Detroit.
Mike Mutnansky returned to his K&C family after a short hiatus, full of spirit and some hate, and impressed on a Patriots Friday showing. Ken Laird and Chris Curtis (with Intern Kyle) have the audio rundown
K&C Producers Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are back at it after Thursday's non-Casting Couch show to discuss the day's program and deliver the day's best soundbytes.
Mike Lombardi thinks the Patriots should trade Jimmy Garoppolo to the Cleveland Browns for a first-round pick next season. Mick Jagger will be a father to his eighth child at age 73 and the most overpaid actors and actresses in Headlines. The guys discuss Mut's internal struggle as to whether or not he should have a vasectomy.More from this show