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The Patriots announced Saturday night that safety James Sanders has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game in Denver against the Broncos. The safety was listed on Friday's injury report as questionable with a shoulder injury. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
The Bruins woke up late in the third period to climb out of a 3-0 hole and force overtime against the Islanders Saturday night at TD Garden. Marc Savard, Byron Bitz and Matt Hunwick scored the third-period goals for the B's. After a scoreless extra frame, the game went to a shootout, which the Bruins won 2-1.
Check out the Big Bad Blog for updates and analysis of the game.
Tuukka Rask starts tonight in goal for the Bruins as they play the Islanders in the fourth game of a five-game, season-opening homestand. It's Rask's first start of the season, while Tim Thomas gets the night off after allowing six goals in Thursday's 6-1 loss to the Ducks. The Islanders, who are playing just their third game of the season, counter with UMass-Lowell product Dwayne Roloson. For more, visit the Big Bad Blog.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona delivered a rallying cry for his troops on Saturday at Fenway entering Sunday's noontime do-or-die game against the Angels. "We'll show up [Sunday], do what we always do on early games, have 12 pieces of bacon, a Red Bull and go get 'em," Francona said. The Red Sox are down 2-0 entering Sunday's Game 3, needing to win Sunday and Monday at Fenway to force a Game 5 back in Anaheim on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Jon Lester threw on Saturday at Fenway and Francona pronounced him on track to make the Game 4 start on Monday if necessary. Mike Lowell, who was hit on the right thumb by a sharp one-hop grounder in Friday's loss, did not come in for treatment, indicating to Francona that he's OK. In other Saturday developments, Daisuke Matsuzaka threw on flat ground in right field while Game 3 starter Clay Buchholz went through a very brief five-minute mound session in the bullpen. For more, visit the...
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price look ahead to Sunday's game against the Bears and what the Patriots need to do to contain dynamic running back Matt Forte.
We check in with SI/MMQB's Peter King for his weekly take on the Patriots and all things NFL.
We sit down with Bill Belichick on a Patriots Monday and get his take on a nail-biting win over the Jets, as well as his feelings on Peyton Manning breaking the NFL record for touchdowns.
Kirk Minihane joins the We Hate Dwyane Wade Show to preview the upcoming Celtics season. Ben and Sam also discuss the Rajon Rondo/Jeff Green trade rumors and dabble in the classic NBA analytics debate.
Dr Nick Leung for the Newton Wellesley Orthopedics Association joins Ben to talk about Rajon Rondo's broken hand.
The debut edition of the We Hate Dwyane Wade show. Ben and Sam preview the Celtics and talk about other summer news around the NBA.
Joe Castiglione does his annual wrap-up of the season by reading the poem by Bart Giamatti.
Mut and Rob discuss the "kids" and the variety of young bodies the Red Sox called upon this season. Specifically, they look at Bogaerts and Bradley, Jr. and where things went wrong. They give their opinions on which one will right the ship next season.
Description: Red Sox farm director Ben Crockett looks back at the 2014 Red Sox prospect season by answering listener questions about a number of Red Sox prospects as well as broader issues and themes in the farm system.
We talk pucks with Jack Edwards of NESN for his take on an impressive win over the San Jose Sharks and the state of the B's in general.
Brick talked about the emergence of Torey Krug as a solid D pairing with Seidenberg and how well the Power Play is playing. He contributes that to 2 different units competing. Brick also likes the versatility of Simon Gagne.
The world's biggest Canadiens fan Tony Marinaro joins MFB after the Bruins and Tuukka Rask suffered another loss in Montreal.
D&C react to Sausage and Curtis's podcast.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
A heated debate on how hard it will be for a gay person in the NFL.
The show took a look at all the hilarious sounds of last nights Governor's debate in the great state of Vermont.
Sausage and Lumpy, the producers for the D&C show, recorded a podcast yesterday. They left A LOT of stuff on the cutting room floor. Luckily, MFB picked it all up and played the unedited version during the midday show. Kirk joined the show to discuss how hard it is working with Callahan and his two producers.
We discuss the breaking news that Darrelle Revis was sent home yesterday for being late to scheduled team activities. Was it the right move by Bill Belichick? We discuss.
We sit down for an extended look at his new book with the great Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe.
Mikey, Villani and Lenny are talking about the 2004 Red Sox on the anniversary of Game 4 of the ALCS with Dave Roberts steal abd Bill Mueller driving him in and what it was like to witness.
Mikey, Mut and Lenny are talking about the Patriots and how they have stacked up through the years and what got them to the three championships and five Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era.
Mikey and Mut take a call from someone who wants to criticize Belichick the GM and his history of drafting players and making moves in the draft.
The Dennis & Callahan Show producers fight back.
On this edition of Breaking Balls, Dino, Gerry and Kirk discuss their producers' performance and take the Proust Questionnaire.
This week Pete gives the listeners a brief, but enthusiastic history lesson the ineptitude of the New York Jets. They also help you set your final rosters for your Week 7 fantasy teams.
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