Celtics coach Doc Rivers has elected to sit Kevin Garnett for tonight's game with Milwaukee. It's the second game of a back-to-back and the fourth in five days for the Celtics. Rasheed Wallace is expected to start in his place. For more go to Green Street.
Phil Mickelson fired a 5-under 67 in the third round of the Masters. Mickelson made back-to-back eagles at the 13th and 14th on his way up the leaderboard on Saturday. Tiger Woods shot a 2 under 70 and is 8 under total. Lee Westwood is the leader at minus 12 and seeking his first major. Click here to view the Masters leaderboard.
In a text message to WEEI.com, Mike Lowell said this will most likely be his last year playing. Lowell also told reporters prior to the Red Sox' game against the Royals that he will most likely retire following the 2010 season. Lowell is making his first start of the season Saturday night, playing third base and hitting sixth. Check back to the Full Count Blog for more.
Both Mike Lowell, Jason Varitek and Jeremy Hermida will get their first starts of the season for the Red Sox, with Lowell getting the nod at third base, manning the No. 6 spot, and Hermida batting seventh and playing left field. Varitek will hit eighth and catcher Sox' starter Josh Beckett. The Red Sox' lineup Saturday night against the Royals and their starting pitcher, Zack Greinke, will be: Jacoby Ellsbury CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, Victor Martinez DH, Kevin Youkilis 1B, J.D. Drew RF, Lowell 3B, Hermida LF, Varitek C, Marco Scutaro SS.
The Royals lineup is as follows: David DeJesus RF, Scott Podsednik LF, Alberto Callaspo 3B, Billy Butler 1B, Rick Ankiel CF, Jose Guillen DH, Jason Kendall C, Yuniesky Betancourt SS, Chris Getz 2B.
Daniel Paille, Blake Wheeler and Steve Begin scored three short-handed goals in an NHL-record 64-second span at the start of the second period and then the Bruins held on for a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. The Bruins used the goals to build a 3-0 cushion before Carolina cut it one with two goals late in the second period. But Tuukka Rask stopped all eight shots in the third period as the Bruins clinched no worse than a seven seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, meaning they will not have to play Washington in the opening round. For more, visit the Big Bad Blog.
Rodney Harrison of NBC Sports previews Pats-Bills and the rest of the NFL.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated joins the show to talk about the Patriots clinching homefield advantage and who the AFC is contenders.
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...
Sam and Ben talk with Greg Dickerson about how fun this year's Celtics team is to watch as well Jeff Green trade ideas.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Jon talks about his experiences with free agency, what it would have taken to sign him to the Red Sox last season, and his experiences with fans since signing with the Cubs.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with newly signed Red Sox pitcher, Wade Miley. They talk about the story that came out about the D-Backs wanting him to switch to a gluten-free diet, and what he expects coming from the N.L. West to the A.L. East.
The boys are back at it, Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher and new Chicago Cub Jon Lester, they then talk with new Red Sox pitcher and ongoing consumer of gluten, Wade Miley.
Pierre joins the show to talk about the Bruins-Wild game, Bruins trade rumors, and the rest of the NHL.
Jack Edwards talks with Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton and drops the bomb on us that based on how the standings look now, the Bruins could miss the playoffs this season.
Pierre joins the guys to talk about the Bruins and all things NHL
Rodney Harrison joins Ben Volin and Danny Piccard to talk about Pats-Bills and the rest of the NFL.
Just like on a Sunday morning in the summer, Butch Stearns and Steve Buckley hit the airwaves to talk about the Bruins win last night, and Patriots possibly resting starters against Buffalo this Sunday.
Nancy Frates called in to discuss her son Pete and her granddaughter Lucy.
Adam Schefter, ESPN, joins Butch Stearns and DJ Bean to talk about week 17 in the NFL and the Patriots chances as the number one overall seed in the AFC
Butch Stearns talks about social contracts, DJ Bean reads a story from The New York Post that he finds corny, Producer Tom Carroll talks about the possibility of Kevin Garnett's number being retired by the Celtics, and Producer Paul Chartier talks about everything DJ hates
Bruins Play-by-Play announcer breaks down the Bruins season so far.
For each of the 4 major sports teams, we give our naughty and nice lists.
Jerry and DJ are out to prove that this Christmas classic is one of the creepiest songs of all-time
Kay comes into the show to try out for the textress role on the program. We learn about her favorite sports and fondness for Rajon Rondo.
Mikey, Mut, Lenny and Kerry Byrne are taling Patriots-Jets and the potential end of Rex Ryan's coaching career with the team.
Tonight marks 9 straight years of the Planet Mikey Show. We play some sound from the takeover which got Planet Mikey rolling .
It's the season finale, for the NFL, AND for Jim and Pete's Fantasy Football hour. While many leagues are over in Week 16, some of them extend it out until the very end. The guys talk about some crucial players who will be sitting out the final week (think Rob Gronkowski) and others whose team has a lot to play for. They also took a look at some of biggest surprises, positive AND negatives that likely impacted your season. And of course, there's the daily leagues which are becoming more and more popular across the country.
DJ and Scott reveal the greatest Christmas song of all time: Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs." They also discuss the Christmas outrage of Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs" being left off Rumours.
Scott McLaughlin of WEEI and Chris Peters of CBS’ Eye on Hockey preview this year’s World Junior Championship and break down Team USA’s strengths and weaknesses. The U.S. opens the tournament against Finland on Friday.