Did Not Participate
RB Fred Taylor (ankle)
T Sebastian Vollmer (head)
WR Sam Aiken (hip)
WR Julian Edelman (forearm)
LB Eric Alexander (groin)
TE Chris Baker (shoulder)
LB Tully Banta-Cain (groin)
NT Ron Brace (ankle)
S Pat Chung (head)
DE Jarvis Green (knee)
T Nick Kaczur (ankle)
C Dan Koppen (knee)
T Matt Light (knee)
RB Sammy Morris (knee)
G Stephen Neal (head)
LB Rob Ninkovich (knee)
DE Ty Warren (ankle)
OLB Pierre Woods (groin)
S Bret Lockett (groin)
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder)
CB Shawn Springs (knee)
TE Benjamin Watson (knee)
Celtics boss Danny Ainge, making his weekly appearance on The Big Show, talked about Kevin Garnett's health, Rasheed Wallace's technical foul issues and the NBA referee scandal. Glenn Ordway asked Ainge about Garnett's recent stretch of great play, and Ainge said, "He is healthier." Ainge said that Garnett "still has some soreness," but the C's president is proud of how hard Garnett has worked to get to where he is today. As for Wallace's recent technical foul issues, when asked if it was something that his teamates should address instead of management, Ainge responded, "It's always better that way." To hear the interview, visit the Big Show audio on demand page.
FOXBORO -- Miami Dolphins star linebacker Jason Taylor said he would consider the possibility of joining the Patriots for the 2010 season after his contract with the Dolphins ends after this season. "We'll see what happens at end of the year," Taylor said in a conference call with New England media on Wednesday. "We'll re-evaluate and keep an open mind." Taylor said he has always been very appreciative of the praise from Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. The 7-4 Patriots play Taylor and the 5-6 Dolphins in South Florida on Sunday afternoon. For more, visit the football blog It Is What It Is.
On Tuesday, ESPN.com reported that Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been approached by the Red Sox about whether he would be willing to play shortstop in 2010, moving from a position where he has won a Gold Glove. Pedroia, who was named NCAA Defensive Player of the Year as a shortstop in 2003, welcomed the move.
Red Sox Amateur Scouting Director Jason McLeod, who scouted Pedroia extensively at Arizona State, believes that Pedroia could handle the position. While McLeod had questions about whether Pedroia had the athleticism and range to handle shortstop as an amateur and during his minor-league career, the player's improvements in speed and conditioning since coming to the majors have left McLeod -- who was the Sox' Director of Scouting Administration when the team took Pedroia with its top pick (2nd round, 65th overall) of the 2004 draft -- convinced that he is equipped to handle the position.
The Red Sox have been active in exploring possible ways to fill out their infield, reaching out to a number of free agents to express varying degrees of interest. A pair of versatile players -- Mark DeRosa and Adam Kennedy -- have been among the group of players whom the Sox have contacted about coming to Boston.
DeRosa has been a starting second baseman in the past, but spent almost all of last year as a corner infielder and outfielder. Kennedy had been primarily a second baseman throughout his career, though he started 82 games at third base for the A's last year and 50 at second base. Still, he would be a possibility at second base if the Sox moved Dustin Pedroia to shortstop.
The Boston Herald (which first reported on the Sox' contact with Kennedy) has also reported that...
Tom "Eugene" Curran joins the guys to discuss how the Patriots look coming out of OTAs. Then Christian and Lou discuss the Patriots playbook scandal.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Tom Brady's work in mini-camp and his response to recent criticism of his play.
Former NY Giants running back, Tiki Barber talks about Stevan Ridley's fumbling problem and reflects on what he did to fix the problem while he was still playing
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.
Stephen Drew joins Joe Castiglione and Rob Bradford after the Red Sox offense continues to roll in a 14-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Joe C. talked to the Sox ace after he
Joe & Dave talked to Rubby De La Rosa after the rookie pitcher went seven innings in the one-run win against the Royals at Fenway.
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
Steve Buckley joined the show to discuss Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
The guys discussed Dungy's comments on Michael Sam.
Christian started the day by packing up his back pack as he always and heading to work. He noticed that the zipper was broken on one of the pockets. As the show was ending, he remembered this and reached into the bag and pulled out not ONE, but TWO New England Patriots Super Bowl rings. His response: "Oh! There they are." Much to the shock of Tim and Lou, Christian was completely unfazed by the fact that he hadn't seen his SB rings since the NCAA National Championship game 7 MONTHS AGO!
A South Carolina mother was arrested for allegedly leaving her 9 year old daughter alone for hours at a local park while she worked a shift at McDonalds. This has sparked a national debate about whether or not the mother should have been arrested, since many are arguing that 9 years old is old enough to show dependency. The question arises: Where do we draw the line?
Tony Dungy is catching a lot of backlash regarding his comments that he would NOT have drafted Missouri LB Michael Sam because of the distractions it would have brought to the team. MFB had Cyd Zeigler of OutSports.com on the show to discuss Dungy's comments.
We delve into Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam and drafting him, and how there may be more at work here than on the surface.
We talk Sox after a sweep over the Royals at Fenway. We look at fan interest and how nothing in the AL East is even remotely decided at this point.
We tackle four topics, all spawned by Rory McIroy's futures bet he placed on his own son 10 years ago.
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.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
This week, Sam Packard and Zach Geld talk about the Post-Pierzynski Red Sox. Julian Edlow of the Green Street Blog, joins the program to analyze the Celtics off-season, and finally an over-eager discussion of fantasy football.
In this episode we talk about transfers across Europe, players we want to see in the MLS, and Liverpool's Joe Allen joins the show!
As we inch closer to August the initial Fantasy Football picture is starting to become more clear. Today, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com review Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com featuring 20 High Value Targets to consider. The conversation features a deep analysis on upside players like Justin Hunter, Aaron Dobson, Tavon Austin, Michael Floyd and Martellus Bennett. As well as a breakdown on three Quarterbacks including Tom Brady who should be strongly considered ahead of their current Average Draft Position. Get ahead of the information while these great Fantasy Stocks are low!
Lester went 8 innings allowing only 4 hits and striking out 8 as the Red Sox swept the Royals. He walked off the mound to a standing ovation from the Fenway faithful. With every dominant performance, the price tag goes up.More from this show