Jan 31, 2011|
We almost got through an entire show without having a moronic Lakers fan calling in but Mark in Rhode Island snuck a call in there at the last second. Does he survive the phone call or do we break out the Gap Band and drop the bomb on him?
Transcript - will not be 100% accurate
A marks in Providence, Rhode Island -- They don't go door that lets -- -- Not much not much among lakers it and you know are born and raised sodium 45 public. Oh well life and enemy you're born and raised here. Yeah and your lakers fan. Yeah -- spoken before Bill Bennett to and it's just weird and have -- Yeah I well. That's okay no waited so I know I'm not suggesting I'm not just -- is a little weird for somebody who was born and raised here to be a lakers -- My older brother what Celtics beat my -- -- way. You know I told the team that he would and it I'm. Of understanding that you -- you wanna -- -- little different you want to want to switch it up a little bit. I don't like Michael followed his brother with the Steelers you know. That's right hey here's my it's my big brother and I did what he did. But I wanted to talk about the game yesterday in in how putrid Celtics and they have people who. You know the real reason rule. I have actually -- oh we -- and I thought our guys -- what. I have Bob Marley I'm not certain he got a point you gotta point get to get to your point please and I don't. It happened yesterday is that bit you -- it's really the -- be spent at the job home. And the lakers fans hated the Celtics the celtics' defense did the job that but he yelled they push the big -- and I think that really can be attributed to be any change. This offseason. Getting the one thing you needed more than -- thing which was sides. And the lake who went after a guy like Matt spines to goal focused on Miami instead of going in maybe get another big man. Let's say mark to market with a one game accurate Arabic on the distance you can you just insult the Celtics fans have no clue are. In that game. What new acquisition. For the Celtics. Made a difference yesterday. -- Oh really. I didn't help -- -- -- that is what I did you let off all yesterday -- but it does. Did you you don't give it sort you know it understanding the point. In a five. In basketball that five players on the cold blooded in being taken up okay great why did that Michael I know you don't let Norton what do you think you do right. What happened did they -- applaud. And and just having that physical presence the -- but the lakers got pushed around yet but I -- I don't want one August 05 a thirteen. And I don't want one with stick with the like that I debate is an and that's why Kobe takes the shots and on my card does. -- comes to mark your premise was. That about sixty Spezza did all that Danny and shafts and damage in the offseason went out and loaded up on these big guys in -- to check -- So -- and play yesterday. Having side's needs of all it really that. In the top topic when Capital One thing that they didn't happen at the big men which allows KG played more. They addressed in the lake there's really only state would Bynum and Gasol and Lamar total. And they've really been addressed now with how you don't happen that -- -- certainly going to be import. Six. I did it I'm really meant. I've pulled the trigger this time now like no other -- she got off. Just shot. Pop this one at sea port -- brain power of rock poppycock. Called JT he'll talk to -- okay a -- lot a year. By the way I just you know mark in and you're a genius could you know more than Celtics fans out there and Von wafer. Shaq played the least amount of minutes of any Celtic yesterday just Yunel. I mean I know we're not quite of York superior intellect and -- don't -- Vast storehouse of basketball knowledge he took up a lot of space for those twelve minutes. It was. Or five with a 5000. 12113 minutes -- the -- I should have about six. Yet. Hope you take away the six boards. And they still only outrebounded the lakers except. If you take away shacks hideaway just so we're clear on son and brother should a teacher asked more than he did.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
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.
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
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
John, Gerry, and Steve DeOssie discuss Tom Brady's impact on the rest of the Patriots, plus Steve tells tales from his old days as a NFL linebacker
A whale watch boat is stranded overnight in Boston Harbor
Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront certainly put on quite the pitching performance, as the Red Sox were trounced by the Jays. Does this change the team's approach to the trade deadline?
Christian tells a story about taking his girlfriend to see "Jersey Boys" in NYC, but he leaves out some crucial details. Luckily, she was listening and called the show to clarify exactly what kind of shenanigans he was trying to pull.
MFB discuss a Peter King article that suggests many NFL coaches and assistant coaches have felt increasing pressure over big-money fantasy football players. Christian also weighs in specifically on how his knowledge of game-plans resulted directly in him winning his first season as a fantasy football player.
The Sox lost 14-1 as Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront both had awful performances. On the heels of the loss, rumors began to fly regarding Jon Lester and John Lackey possibly being traded.
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?
We talk about four of the biggest mistakes the Red Sox have made over the past 30+ years.
We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.
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.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.More from this show
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.More from this show
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?More from this show