FOXBORO - After testing how their bodies responded to their injuries, Wes Welker and Vince Wilfork will be active and play today against the Ravens. The Patriots announced their inactives shortly after 11:30 a.m. They are WR Joey Galloway, CB Terrence Wheatley, CB Bret Lockett, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, LB Jerod Mayo, OL Rich Ohrnberger, OL Kendall Simmons and DT Ron Brace. For more, visit It Is What It Is.
FOXBORO - Wes Welker and Vince Wilfork, both listed as questionable for today's game against the Ravens, were jogging and stretching on the field shortly after 11 a.m. Welker hasn't played since a knee injury in Week 1 while Wilfork hurt his left ankle last week against the Falcons. For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona said on Sunday that Tim Wakefield will not be on the American League Division Series roster. That said, the team is not ruling out the knuckleballer making an appearance in the postseason if the Sox advance.
"I think it's kind of obvious the situation he's in ... Talked to him about not shelving his season ... he's on board with that," Francona said.
Francona noted that Manny Delcarmen, who was in a car accident prior to Saturday night's game, was "pretty stiff last night", and that the Red Sox would have like to see more of the reliever before the postseason but now can't because of his availability. As for Rocco Baldelli, who has been sidelined with a sore hip, there is no decision on his addition to the postseason roster with Francona saying, "We'll treat him aggressively and see where this goes ... He's a big bat to have."
Two days after being struck in the right hand with a Kerry Wood fastball, Red Sox shortstop Alex Gonzalez is back in the starting lineup. In the final game of the regular season, the Sox will send out: Ellsbury CF, Pedroia 2B, Martinez C, Youkilis 3B, Ortiz DH, Bay LF, Kotchman 1B, Drew RF, Buchholz P. Red Sox manager Terry Francona said the absence of Mike Lowell, who was in the original lineup, was "nothing alarming". The Sox manager also said that the playoff rotation will be announced after the team's game with the Indians, this afternoon.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated joins the show to talk about the Patriots clinching homefield advantage and who the AFC is contenders.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the Patriots' approach for Sunday's game against Buffalo, a game rendered essentially meaningless now that the Patriots have clinched the No. 1 seed.
Bruschi joins the conversation on the Patriots win over the Jets and other games over the weekend.
Jackie MacMullen, ESPN Boston, talks with MFB about Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and how this will have an effect on the Celtics rebuild process
How have the Celtics looked after a couple weeks? Could they be a playoff team? These questions and more...
Sam and Ben talk with Greg Dickerson about how fun this year's Celtics team is to watch as well Jeff Green trade ideas.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Jon talks about his experiences with free agency, what it would have taken to sign him to the Red Sox last season, and his experiences with fans since signing with the Cubs.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with newly signed Red Sox pitcher, Wade Miley. They talk about the story that came out about the D-Backs wanting him to switch to a gluten-free diet, and what he expects coming from the N.L. West to the A.L. East.
The boys are back at it, Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher and new Chicago Cub Jon Lester, they then talk with new Red Sox pitcher and ongoing consumer of gluten, Wade Miley.
Pierre joins the show to talk about the Bruins-Wild game, Bruins trade rumors, and the rest of the NHL.
Jack Edwards talks with Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton and drops the bomb on us that based on how the standings look now, the Bruins could miss the playoffs this season.
Pierre joins the guys to talk about the Bruins and all things NHL
Just like on a Sunday morning in the summer, Butch Stearns and Steve Buckley hit the airwaves to talk about the Bruins win last night, and Patriots possibly resting starters against Buffalo this Sunday.
Nancy Frates called in to discuss her son Pete and her granddaughter Lucy.
Tom joined the show to discuss the close win over the Jets and Rex Ryan's comments.
A Christmas eve edition of "The Price is Right," Chris Price of WEEI.com makes some predictions for the Patriots Sunday afternoon tilt against the visiting Buffalo Bills.
Andy Brickley joined the show to talk about the Bruins, who are in the midst of a 3-game winning streak. The team clearly has deficiencies and may need to make a few moves before the deadline.
Bradford asks everyone who will listen, "Who's the most famous person to use your bathroom?"
Bruins Play-by-Play announcer breaks down the Bruins season so far.
For each of the 4 major sports teams, we give our naughty and nice lists.
Jerry and DJ are out to prove that this Christmas classic is one of the creepiest songs of all-time
Kay comes into the show to try out for the textress role on the program. We learn about her favorite sports and fondness for Rajon Rondo.
Mikey, Mut, Lenny and Kerry Byrne are taling Patriots-Jets and the potential end of Rex Ryan's coaching career with the team.
Tonight marks 9 straight years of the Planet Mikey Show. We play some sound from the takeover which got Planet Mikey rolling .
DJ and Scott reveal the greatest Christmas song of all time: Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs." They also discuss the Christmas outrage of Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs" being left off Rumours.
Scott McLaughlin of WEEI and Chris Peters of CBS’ Eye on Hockey preview this year’s World Junior Championship and break down Team USA’s strengths and weaknesses. The U.S. opens the tournament against Finland on Friday.
Sam and Ben react to the Rondo trade and talk about the top 5 players in the NBA. The Celtics get their 2014 superlatives.
With Denver's loss to Cincy last night, the Patriots are guaranteed the number 1 seed. Peyton Manning threw 4 picks and looks awful. With the Buffalo game now inconsequential, does that mean Bill will rest guys like Brady, Gronk and Revis?More from this show
Gerry and Kirk welcome Meter to the podcast. They discuss what Meter is up to now and what TV shows they're currently watching.More from this show