The Mashup

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Lucy Burdge
April 26, 2018 - 5:34 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Minnesota at NY Yankees, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at...
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Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
April 25, 2018 - 5:11 pm
The Ball family stint in Lithuania has come to an abrupt, yet predictable, end. LaVar Ball has pulled sons LiAngelo and LaMelo from Lithuania’s BC Vytautas Prienai team ahead of schedule because he doesn’t think coach Virginijus Seskus was giving his sons enough playing time. “We’re not going to...
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Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
April 25, 2018 - 4:13 pm
FS1 personality and former WEEI.com anchor Kristine Leahy is getting her own show. After spending the last couple of years as Colin Cowherd’s sidekick, Leahy is expected to be anchor a 30-minute daily weekday program, the Big Lead reports . Leahy made the announcement Wednesday on the “Herd.” Two...
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Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
April 25, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Many people are not happy with Mike Francesa’s upcoming return to WFAN, including the hosts of the station’s morning show , Boomer & Gio. Boomer Esiason unloaded on the decision Wednesday morning for almost 30 minutes straight. “Radio can be a real sewer pit. There’s a lot of backstabbing and...
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Alex Reimer
April 25, 2018 - 9:24 am
Mike Francesa’s sudden return to WFAN is the biggest story in sports media. Nearly four months after the culmination of his prolonged Derek Jeter-esque retirement tour, the most nationally recognized name in sports talk radio is jumping back behind the microphone. Chris Russo, Francesa’s former co-...
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Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
April 25, 2018 - 5:47 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Washington at San Francisco, 5 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB:...
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Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
April 24, 2018 - 9:34 am
The Red Sox went on a team outing to the Bruins game on Monday night and it made for some memorable moments caught on camera during the broadcast. Just look at this picture: What a squad pic.twitter.com/u8207aYCEM — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) April 23, 2018 Now look closer. First, we have...
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Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
April 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Minnesota at NY Yankees, 6:30 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. (NESN) NBA: Milwaukee at Boston, 7...
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Alex Reimer
April 23, 2018 - 3:49 pm
The Patriots promise to be one of the busier teams over the first couple of days of the NFL Draft, with four picks in the first two rounds. Here’s hoping they take care of business early, safeguarding New England from some cheesy gimmicks during the Draft’s third and final day. The Buccaneers...
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Alex Reimer
April 23, 2018 - 12:18 pm
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo dunked over Al Horford and tipped-in the game-winning basket in Milwaukee’s Game 4 victory over the Celtics Sunday. But later in the afternoon, he failed in his pursuit to get seated at a local taco establishment. The Greek Freak, who dropped 27 points in the win,...
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