According to the Boston Herald, sources are indicating that Steve Pagliuca, co-owner of the Boston Celtics, is considering a run at the vacant Massachusetts Senate seat, previously occupied by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy. The 64-year-old refused comment when reached by the Herald.
Writing on his blog, 38 Pitches, Curt Schilling says that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter should be recognized for his greatness, especially after breaking the Yankees' franchise record for most hits, surpassing Lou Gehrig. Schilling wrote, "Derek Jeter has always been above the fray. As someone who’s wallowed in it, 'foot-in-mouthed' it hundreds of times, said dumb things and backed up dumber ones, it’s refreshing. He’s shown up, played, and turned in a first-ballot Hall of Fame career in the hardest environment in sports to do any/all of the above." For the entire post see the 38 Pitches Blog.
David Krejci termed himself doubtful for the Bruins season opening game against the Washington Capitals on Oct. 1 while discussing his recovery from right hip surgery on Monday morning. Krejci skated with the rest of his teammates for the first time during training camp, and spent nearly an hour on the TD Garden ice Monday morning. The pivot said that the only time he still feels pain is when he crosses over on the right side. While the playmaking center still harbors a great deal of desire to be ready for the beginning of the season, he labeled it a "10 percent chance" that he'll be ready to go when the puck drops on the NHL season.
"If I didn't feel any pain then I'd be 100 percent and ready to play," said Krejci. "I feel pretty good when I skate straight or when I cross over on the left side. When I cross over on the right side that hurts. It...
Registration for a random drawing for the opportunity to purchase tickets for any 2009 Red Sox postseason games that may be played at Fenway Park begins tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15, at 12 noon EDT. Fans may register for the drawing online at www.redsox.com.
The random drawing for tickets to any American League Division Series games that may be played at Fenway Park will take place on Monday, September 21. Fans that are selected for the opportunity to purchase tickets for ALDS games will be notified via e-mail on or about Tuesday, September 22. The e-mail will provide winners with instructions on how to purchase online between 12 noon and 9 p.m. on Friday, September 25.
For fans who do not have internet access, or those not selected in the online random drawing, a limited number of tickets will be set aside for purchase by telephone (while supplies last) beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, September 25 at (888) RED...
Jon Lester threw eight shutout innings, allowing two hits, and Jason Bay homered inside the 'Pesky Pole' to lead the Red Sox to a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays and sweep of the split doubleheader. Lester is unbeaten in his last 10 starts, going 5-0 over that span. The Red Sox, in sweeping the three-game weekend series, have won five straight at home and improve to 50-21 at Fenway Park, the best home mark in the majors. Dustin Pedroia's two-run homer in the eighth inning was the difference in the first game as the Red Sox prevailed, 3-1. The Red Sox have Monday off before Daisuke Matsuzaka returns on Tuesday night for the opener of a three-game series with the Angels at Fenway. For more, visit the Full Count blog.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the start of Patriots training camp. Players began arriving for camp on Wednesday, and Bill Belichick broke the news that Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play.
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.
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.
With the non-waiver trade deadline a mere 8 days away, Buster talks about the market for guys like Cliff Lee, Jake Peavy, Koji Uehara, and the injuries Dustin Pedroia might be dealing with.
David Ross joined the show to talk a little bit about his foot injury, but mostly about some of the other guys on the team. He spoke about Jackie Bradley Jr's defense, Pedroia's leadership, and how well Christian Vasquez is playing.
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox leadoff hitter Brock Holt, who since being inserted into the top spot in the batting order has been among the best leadoff men in baseball. Heading into Tuesday night, no other leadoff hitter has had more hits (77) since May 23, with Holt having played every inning of every game during that stretch.
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
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The guys discussed Jake Peavy's 1-9 record this season.
The triumphant return of Kirk Minihane.
Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher puts peanuts in his Diet Coke, and Tim learns that this is actually normal,... in the south. Lou learns that he can get his yard trimmed up nice by goats. Christian sparks a conversation about the stupidest things ever done in the name of love.
We discuss the home run achievements David Ortiz made last night that moved him ahead of Carl Yaztremski, and discuss Papi's place among all the all-time great Sox sluggers.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the unexpected emergence of young Brock Holt in the Red Sox lineup.
The fall out from Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam.
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!