The Nashville Predators have made a formal offer to the Bruins for 21-year-old sniper Phil Kessel, according to a report in the Tennessean, and that offer included draft picks and young prospects. Preds GM Dave Poile confirmed the report with the newspaper, and also handicapped his team's chances against offers from the Toronto Maple Leafs for the talented forward. According to a CBC report, the Leafs are offering a pair of first rounders and a second round pick -- and possibly a player -- to Boston for the unsigned restricted free agent.
"I certainly believe in being aggressive and persistent and going after what I want. But I've made it clear what we can do,'' Poile said to the paper. "It's fairly apparent what other teams are doing. If (Chiarelli) gets two firsts and a second, he's getting really...
The Patriots have beaten the Jets the last eight times the two teams have played at the Meadowlands, and New York free safety Kerry Rhodes has had enough of it. Rhodes told the New York Daily News that he wants to “embarrass” New England when the two teams meet this Sunday in New Jersey. “Not just go out there and try to win, try to embarrass them,” Rhodes said. “Try to make them feel bad when they leave here. We don’t want to just beat them. We want to send a message to them, ‘We’re not backing down from you and we expect to win this game, and it’s not going to be luck, it’s not going to be a mistake.’” Other Jets players have said the same thing this week -- defensive tackle Kris Jenkins said New York is treating this game “like it’s the Super Bowl.” For more Patriots’ news, check out our blog “It Is What...
During media availability in the Patriots locker room this morning, linebacker Jerod Mayo was spotted on crutches with his right leg in a brace. The linebacker was injured in the first half of Monday’s win over the Bills. For more Patriots updates, check out our football blog, “It Is What It Is.”
Former Patriot Junior Seau was a guest on the Dennis & Callahan Show on Thursday morning. The linebacker, who made a four-game return to the Patriots last season, said, "I am not even listening to anything in September. … If there is any way I can help a team toward the end of the season, I will look at that." The future Hall of Famer went on to say, "It's basically if they need me. … They could use me more toward the end than the beginning. … I want to enjoy my life with my kids. … Right now, I am in a good place." Visit the Dennis & Callahan Audio On Demand section to listen to the entire interview when it becomes available.
Speaking on the Dennis & Callahan Show, Curt Schilling said he is still undecided in regards to running for the U.S. Senate seat previously occupied by the late Ted Kennedy. Schilling said his decision will come down to how it affects his family, having been assured by "people in the Republican party" that raising finances for such a campaign won't be an issue. Schilling also talked about Wednesday night's Red Sox win, Jason Varitek's future, and the importance of Alex Gonzalez. Click here for Part 1 of the interview. Click here for Part 2 of the interview.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Full Tilt, Full Time #54 Tedy Bruschi talks to Dale and Holley about a record breaking night for Peyton Manning, and a tough win for the Patriots this past Thursday.More from this show