The Giants and Cowboys have been engaging in a war of words leading up to Sunday night's game. On Wednesday, Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins called trash-talking Giants running back Brandon Jacobs "a bully." The 6-foot-4, 264-pound Jacobs said he didn't mind the accusation, bragging, "I am a bully."
Added Jacobs Thursday: "I think people who call out bullies are afraid of bullies. If you call me a bully, that's how I see it. They're just sitting back there waiting for us to come there, and we're going to come in there ready to play football."
A few other NFL players have been mouthing off as well. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen had some interesting things to say about two NFC rival cities. The 2-10 Vikings play the Lions on Sunday, and Allen said he isn't looking forward to visiting the Motor City. "I don't like going to Detroit," he said. "It's gloomy, it sucks, everything's brown. There's snow on...
Following the team's 2-0 loss to the Panthers Thursday, Bruins coach Claude Julien did not have a definitive update on the status of forward Daniel Paille, who left the game after being hit into the boards by Krys Barch.
Paille was slow to get up and was woozy in his movements, suggesting he could be concussed. Julien would not confirm a concussion following the game.
"Not a concrete update, just that, as you know, he got dinged pretty good there, and our doctors felt that it was safer to not let him return and examine him a little bit further," Julien said. "He wasn’t well enough to come back."
The coach added that Paille was examined by doctors following the game. Paille missed three games last month after he was hit in the face with a slapshot by Islanders' defenseman Steve Staois, and had played with a full cage until Tuesday's game, at which point he went back to wearing a visor.
LaDontae Henton scored 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting Thursday night and Providence turned away visiting Boston College, 64-57.
Vincent Council added 17 points for the Friars, who are off to an 8-2 start in their first year under former BC assistant Ed Cooley.
Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Patrick Heckmann netted 12 for BC (2-7). Heckmann hit just 1-of-9 field goals but canned 9-of-10 free throws. As a team, BC shot just 33 percent from the field.
Providence led by four at halftime, 30-26. BC was within a point, 49-48, with 8:17 remaining after a Jordan Daniels layup. Then the Eagles went on one of the second-half droughts that have plagued them all season. This time, they played the next 4:45 with just one score -- a 3-pointer by Heckman (his only basket). However, the Eagles were still within three when Daniels hit another jumper with 3:32 remaining to make it 56-53. That's as close as they would get, as Providence added to...
Tomas Kopecky scored with 2:32 left in the third period to break a scoreless tie as the Panthers beat the Bruins, 2-0, Thursday night at TD Garden. Jose Theodore stopped all 40 shots to hand the Bruins their second straight loss, the first time Boston has lost consecutive games since dropping a home-and-home series with the Canadiens Oct. 27-29.
The Bruins had their chances in the opening period, outshooting the Panthers, 9-1, to open the game. In addition, they hit three posts in the first 10 minutes as Jose Theodore kept Boston off the board.
The Bruins also had their chances on the power play but could not convert, missing on all four chances. Kopecky charged the net with under three minutes remaining and Tim Thomas couldn't control the loose puck as Kopecky put the puck in the open net. The Panthers, who lead the Southeast Division, added an empty-net goal with 41 seconds remaining to ice the game.
The game marked the...
Barely three hours after the reported parameters of a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers in exchange for Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom, the NBA has stopped the deal from happening.
The Hornets are owned by the NBA and according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, other owners were "irate" at their Board of Governors meeting that the team could trade Paul. The league said in a statement that, "The league office declined to make the trade for basketball reasons."
Several other national reporters also indicated that the deal is off. The Celtics were in the running for Paul, reportedly offering a package that revolved around Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green and draft picks.
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Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Gabe calls the boys to handicap one of the biggest gambling days of the year - Super Bowl 51! Gabe has all the point spread info down and gets to all of the major prop bets that interest him.
Fauria is still down in Houston and calls live from NRG Stadium to give his take on what will go down later on in Super Bowl 51. He likes the Pats and gives his reasons why, but also gets into the scene in Houston all week, famous people he met and why he is tired out from a wild week.
The NBA trade rumor mill is beginning to swirl as the deadline approaches and Picard is ready to go! He talks about the possibility of Jimmy Butler coming to Boston, why Isaiah Thomas is not getting enough respect and the future of the Celtics.
Adrian Wojnarowski has been talking about the possibility of the Celtics making a trade with the Bulls to bring Jimmy Butler to Boston. He actually thinks it may be the the marquee deal to keep an eye on this week heading into the trade deadline. Pete and Jerry discuss and give their thoughts on if they would want Butler. Pete thinks it will happen, Jerry thinks Ainge will stay put. The guys get into more Celtics, present and future and if they can battle with the best of the NBA.
Anna Horford, sister of Boston Celtics Al Horford, makes her Boston radio debut. She talks about Twitter and reacting to mean tweets about her brother. She also gives us her thoughts on the city of Boston and racism.
Bradford checks in from spring training to give us all the media dirt he can dig up...oh, and talk some baseball too.
Rob Bradford is joined by Lou Merloni to talk life in spring training, his toiletries, sleeping arrangements, and facing off with Red Sox personnel that he might have been critical of. Rob and Lou also get into the dynamic of electronic and print media when it comes to ripping the Red Sox.
Pete, Bradford, and Tomase are talking all about the Boston Red Sox, who opened spring training on Monday with pitchers and catchers reporting. They talk about what the Red Sox approach at the plate will be to replace the loss of David Ortiz bat, the impact of some players participating in the WBC, and of course the pitching rotation.
Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break
Guys discuss if or when the Bruins will fire Coach Julian
Ken, Rear and Ty get into a very solid week for the B's beating St Louis and the Flyers and losing a hard-fought game against the Predators. Is this team turning things around? Krug and Marchand are kicking things up a notch. The guys also talk about Claude and Sweeney's job security before getting into some big hits around the league this week.
Hour 4. Milo is done after advocating for pedophilia. The guys dive into the Red Sox roster.
Hour 3. Kirk and Gerry's dream of doing play-by-play is over.
President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski joins Kirk and Gerry in Fort Myers.
Lou interviews JBJ, who talks about playing in a young outfield, and why he changed his number.
David Aldridge appeared on NBA TV to say that the Bulls don't want to trade Jimmy Butler to the Celtics for just picks. They want Jae Crowder, too.
Mike Freeman, Bleacher Report, thinks that the GM's around the league are positioning to make a run at Jimmy Garoppolo.
Dale, Michael and Keefe discuss the rumored increase in interest in Jimmy Garropolo and try and figure out what they'll get if they complete a trade for him.
Based on this string of tweets and his desire to fully test the free agent waters, it certainly seems logical that Marty Bennett will not remain with the Patriots for next year.
Dale, Keefe and Holley discuss the Celtics needs as the deadline looms. Even a minor move might make the team better.
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.
Kirk sits down with the legend Glenn Ordway to talk about when Glenn got fired here at WEEI, his start with the station, the controversial decisions he made when he was the Program Director, and he relationship with Eddie Andelman.
Kirk chats with David Duchovny about his current music tour, which takes him to the Wilbur on February 22nd, how David got his start in television, from his first stint on Red Shoe Diaries, becoming a superstar on the X-Files, and his hilarious appearances on the Larry Sanders Show. This is a fascinating discussion about show business and controlling your own career.
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be.
Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey talk best and worst movie/TV presidents. Plus the always important "This Week in #DORK" and the Pick of the Podcast.
Ken Laird is in Boston, Chris Curtis in Ft. Myers and the guys find a way to produce a Tuesday post-show recap of K&C on location at Red Sox camp
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