Former New England Patriots' linebacker Tedy Bruschi was a guest on the Dale & Holley show minutes after he announced his retirement at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. CLICK HERE to listen to the exclusive interview with Tedy Bruschi and his wife Heidi with Michael Holley and Dale Arnold.
WEEI also carried the complete Tedy Bruschi Retirement Press Conference on Monday. CLICK HERE to listen.
FOXBOROUGH - With a pair of '54' jerseys hanging on either side of him, Tedy Bruschi stepped up to the podium on Monday morning in Gillette Stadium's media workroom and announced his retirement from the National Football League after 13 seasons, all with the New England Patriots. "All the goals I ever had, I accomplished," Bruschi said. "Today is my end." The linebacker was one of the emotional leaders of a team that won three Super Bowls. Called an "iconic legend" of the franchise by owner Robert Kraft, Bruschi made a dramatic return to the Patriots after suffering a stroke following the Pro Bowl one week after the Patriots' 24-21 win over Philadelphia in Super Bowl XXXIX. Bill Belichick called him the "perfect" player to coach.
Boston native Paul Kelly's highly successful two-year run as the Executive Director of the NHL Players Association came to a close early Monday morning when the NHLPA Executive Board "overwhelmingly" voted to relieve Kelly of his duties. The news was first reported by tsn.ca directly after Kelly was informed of the decision at roughly 3:30 a.m. in Chicago after waiting all day while the NHLPA's Executive Board met about Kelly's leadership. No reason was given for Kelly's removal, and the NHLPA did release a statement on Friday morning. The board said they would immediately form a search committee to identify and interview new candidates. For more on the Kelly dismissal, check in with the Big Bad Blog. "Following the Executive Board’s review of the overall operation of the NHLPA, it was decided that Paul Kelly should no longer continue to...
The WEEI Sports Radio Network will air the Tedy Bruschi retirement press conference at 10:45am. CLICK HERE to stream the press conference live.
Speaking on the Dennis and Callahan Show, Tom Brady said that he not only plans to play against Buffalo in the Patriots' opening game on Sept. 14, but expects to play in the team's final exhibition game. 'There’s a lot of players on our team that have bumps and bruises," Brady said. "I have bumps and bruises. It’s a physical game. Like I said, I fell a little bit awkwardly, but I’m expecting to be out there and I’m expecting to play this week, if coach let’s me. We’ll just see how the week goes." For the highlights from the Brady interview see the Is What It Is Blog.
We check in with Peter King from SI/MMQB for our weekly look at the National Football League and more.
We check in with former Patriot and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi for his take on a week of bad news in the NFL, and his thoughts on the Patriots rebound win over the Minnesota Vikings.
We check in with Big Vince after the Patriots secured their first win of the season over the Minnesota Vikings.
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.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox rookie shortstop, who hit a 3-run homer in the 8-4 win.
Kevin Millar checks in to talk about the Red Sox offseason, Dustin Pedroia's injury, and Giancarlo Stanton
Joe and Dave talk with Will Middlebrooks after he helps the Red Sox get back into the win column earning the victory over the Kansas City Royals.
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 opened the show by discussing Adrian Peterson's latest child abuse charge.
LAPD were called to investigate a couple in public displaying lewd behavior. The officer came across actress, Danielle Watts and her boyfriend. Although clothed, she went on an epic tirade and refused to present her ID.
Former Patriot and current NBC Sports Analyst, Rodney Harrison talks about how bad the Pats looked in a convincing win. The guys also tried to get him to talk about the Adrian Peterson accusations and he refused.
Another Adrian Peterson child abuse case has surfaced, per a report by ProFootballTalk.com, and Roger Goodell has gone silent.
We discuss the Patriots offensive "woes" in the first two weeks of the season, which leads us down the path of revisiting the crop of talent Brady has played with over the years in this Patriots offense.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by Jonathan Papelbon's "adjustment" towards his home crowd in Philly.
Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.
Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.
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.
The 100th Minor Details podcast revisits some old friends, as WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, Red Sox assistant GM Mike Hazen and MLB.com prospect guru Jim Callis, who were the guests on the first show in November 2010, join the show anew.
Rob Bradford is joined by Dr. Evan Schumer of Newton Wellesley Orthopaediac Associates to discuss exactly what kind of surgery was performed on Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, the recovery time that accompanies such a procedure and why the operation might be just what the doctored ordered.
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