Derek Jeter's feud with Yankees teammate Alex Rodriguez was real, and it was worse than it appeared to the public, according to a Jeter biography due out next month. The New York Post has the highlights, including how A-Rod unsuccessfully begged for forgiveness at Jeter's house after making derogatory comments in a newspaper article.
When pressed by a friend to make A-Rod feel more welcome in the clubhouse, Jeter allegedly replied: "Don't you think I've tried? I try, and sometimes I've just got to walk away and come back and try again, but you know I've tried. And every time I try, he'll do something that pushes me away."
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NEW YORK -- After the Celtics completed their sweep of the Knicks, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo were asked about the comments Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni made about Rondo before the game: "He’s a very good player. I’d like to see him play in Minnesota and see how he does."
"I'm not answering that," Pierce said. "Next question." Rondo offered, "Everyone has an opinion." Rondo capped off the sweep with 21 points, 12 assista and five rebounds.
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The Red Sox completed their first four-game road sweep of the Angels since 1980, shutting out LA 7-0 Sunday afternoon behind another stellar pitching performance from a Sox starter.
This time it was John Lackey who carried the torch for the Sox starters, holding the Angels scoreless through eight innings, allowing just six hits and one walk while striking out six. It marked the first time since 1990 that the Red Sox have allowed no earned runs in three straight appearances on the road, with Roger Clemens, Dana Kiecker and Greg Harris last accomplishing the feat.
For Lackey, it was the second time in his Red Sox career that he had not allowed a run in a start, this time needing 108 pitches to get through his outing. Dan Wheeler came on to pitch a flawless ninth inning to cap the shutout for the Sox.
Leading the offense for the visitors were Adrian Gonzalez (3 hits, 2 RBI), Jacoby Ellsbury (2 hits, run), and Carl Crawford, who came away with a...
The Celtics built an early lead and held on down the stretch for a 101-89 win over the Knicks Sunday afternoon in New York, closing out the Knicks in a four-game sweep of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Kevin Garnett led five Celtics in double figures, finishing with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Carmelo Anthony had 32 points for New York.
Boston now awaits the winner of the Philadelphia-Miami series in the second round. The Sixers stretched the series to a fifth game Sunday with an 86-82 win over the Heat.
The Celtics, who led by as many as 23 early, saw that lead shrink to four midway through the fourth quarter. But the C's weathered the storm, hitting several key shots down the stretch and eventually pushing their lead back to 13. Rajon Rondo had 21 points and 12 assists for Boston.
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Bruins defenseman Tomas Kaberle spoke Sunday about the Bruins' stuggles on the power play (the team is 7-for-80 since acquiring him in late February) and how he's fared in his Boston tenure. Expected to be a major addition, Kaberle has not impacted the team as well as many anticipated, and it isn't out of the question to wonder whether the team could be hesitant about re-signing the pending free agent this summer.
"I always put a lot of pressure on myself," Kaberle said Sunday at TD Garden. "Hopefully I can prove why I'm here. I would like to help with every little thing I can do on the ice. Obviously, I am one of the guys on the PP and it would be nice to see something going there."
Kaberle had major struggles in the first two games of the series, causing the turnover that led to Brian Gionta's game-winning goal in Game 1 and having difficulty keeping the puck in the offensive zone in Game 2. He has been able to turn a...
Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.
Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.
Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.
Jeff Goodman calls Mike and Rob to drop a ton of knowledge on the upcoming NBA Draft and some of the names available. Sorry fans - he doesn't see Kevin Durant or any big-named free agents coming to Boston and thinks they'll end up making the third pick this season. He also says that there is NO WAY he would trade next year's Brooklyn pick because the draft will be very deep. He discusses the chances of trading with Philly for Okafor, why he like Kris Dunn so much and much more.
Brad Stevens makes his first appearance on the Dale and Holley with Thornton show. We discuss the Atlanta series and what went wrong, and where the Celtics go from here.
Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.
Danny recaps the Red Sox 7-2 win over the Orioles
Danny Picard recaps the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.
Who is to blame for the Red Sox 10-9 loss to the Blue Jays? Danny points the finger.
DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.
DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.
Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.
Mike Mutnansky, Butch Stearns, and Jon Meterparel discuss the absence of Malcolm Butler at last week's OTAs and replay a sound byte of Butler from May 21st on WEEI not wanting to discuss his contract. Is Malcolm Butler headed for a contract dispute, and how valuable is he?
Mike Mutnansky, Jon Meterparel and Butch Stearns discuss the Celtics and their level of interest in Kevin Durant after Oklahoma City's losses in games five and six; also what should the Celtics do with the third pick in the draft coming up in June?
Jon Meterparel handles Kirk Minhane's Headlines segment with sound from Robert Kraft at a Jewish University's commencement speech, Julian Edelman screaming 'Free Brady', and Johnny Depp in trouble with his ex Amanda Heard
With Malcolm Butler, Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins all emerging as stars, it's time for the Patriots to decide who they need to make a priority. Giardi and Bradford give their take on who should be the first to resign.
Giardi and Bradford debate why kids are more into the NBA and will be watching the Golden State vs. OKC game 7 tonight, and why no young fans will watch a neutral baseball game.
Mike Giardi and rob Bradford were in on Memorial Day and Bradford had a problem with how Mut, Meter and Butch took his comments out of context on the morning show. Also, Giardi and Bradford talk about what it would take to get Kevin Durant in Boston.
Laroy Streat keeps setting fire to the airways and talks people singing his Freestyle Fridays to him when they see him on the street! Catch our guy every friday via final drive! He's must listen radio!
We end the week with the best in sound Laroy Streat continues to set fire to the airways with his music.
The guys talk Red Sox pitching and the problems that could arise with Buchholz struggles.
Jerry is joined by Graig Murphy to talk stand up comedy. Until Graig pretty much hijacks the podcast to tell his side of the "Big Show Unfiltered" story.
Ben and Russ preview the Champions League Final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Who we want to win, who we think will win, and why. We also talk about our wishes for the USMNT.
The Dennis and Callahan malcontent is joined by former WEEI personality Pete Sheppard to talk about his past involvement with the station and his current gig in New Hampshire. You'll be glad to hear Pete hasn't changed one bit.
Mike and Rob discuss how OTAs are not the forum to make decisions on the future of the team and how fans on Twitter can't accept that. They also get into the contract situations for Malcolm Butler and Dont'a Hightower.More from this show
Deflategate rage explodes on the guys. They argue whether Brady is dragging it out or he should defend his innocence and the callers get in on the action.More from this show