Boston College claimed its second NCAA hockey title in the last three years, trouncing Wisconsin in the championship game, 5-0, Saturday night in Detroit. Leading the way for the Eagles was Cam Atkinson, who scored twice in front of a world-record crowd for indoor hockey of 37,592. Goalie John Muse made 20 saves for the Eagles. BC now has won four NCAA championships and three since 2001, the most of any team over the last 10 years.
Josh Beckett pitched seven strong innings and Jason Varitek led a 12-hit Red Sox attack with two homers as the Sox claimed an 8-3 win over the Royals, Saturday night in Kansas City.
Beckett surrendered three runs, nine hits and a walk while fanning four in earning his first win of the season. Varitek, making his first appearance of the season, hit both of his homers from the left side, with the first one immediately following Jeremy Hermida's solo shot for back-to-back blasts in the fifth off of last year's American League Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke.
Every Red Sox starter notched at least one hit except for Victor Martinez, with Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis also hitting home runs. Mike Lowell also made his initial appearance of the season, making a few solid plays at third base while also claiming a single. Hideki Okajima and Ramon Ramirez each pitched one scoreless inning apiece in relief.
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.
Richard Sherman has been talked about all week along with Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and all the big named Seattle defensive players - how do the Pats attack such a talented group? Price says perhaps LaFell or Amendola underneath or on screens...or do the Pats try to run the ball more? The guys discuss the best way to use Gronk today and what Seattle will do to negate him. Steve and Chris say they won't do anything different than they normally do aka double team Gronk.
Greg, DeOssie and Price discuss how Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch will look to attack the versatile Pats D. Can the Pats contain Wilson and not let him attack with the read/option?
Greg get's Steve and Chris' perspective on the events and parties of the week. They both think Arizona is a great site for the game. Then the guys get into the historic perspective on this SB and if the Seahawks are the best opponent the Pats have ever faced in this game.
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.
Wrapping up the show's week on radio row.
Show favorite Mad Dog Russo joins the guys to look at Sunday's game and the response he has seen to deflategate.
Kravitz calls in to put a wrap on the deflategate this week's coverage. He details some of the twitter attacks he has received from Patriots fans.
Christian ran around Radio Row getting predictions form anyone he could find, which included being Green-Flied by Warren Sapp
Local Wiseguy Louie Merloni gives us the lines for Super Bowl XLIX
Adam Schefter, ESPN, joins Lou, Christian and Tim to talk about all the news surrounding Super Bowl XLIX
We help you gamblers out there by breaking down some Super Bowl Prop Bets.
Kevin Harlan talks about some of his famous calls from Patriots games and previews the Super Bowl live from Radio Row.
Tom E Curran joins the show on Radio Row to preview the Super Bowl and give his prediction for the big game.
Mikey, Mut and Lenny are talking about Roger Goodell's state of the game address and question and answer period from earl
Mikey and Mut are gearing up for the Super Bowl on the final show before the Patriots take on the Seahawks.
DeOssie joins Mut from Arizona to talk about how big the hype has been for this year's Super Bowl in comparison to other Super Bowl games in the past and how Seattle's defense matches up against New England's offense.
Jim and Pete talk about the final football game of the 2014 season. It's the Patriots and the Seahawks, and there's still fantasy football to be played!
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.
Old friend Boomer Esiason drops by to give his take on the big game. Boomer thinks the Patriots will prevail in the desert.More from this show
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