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a home run in a charity softball game. “Purin the Super Beagle” shows off his soccer skills. TRIVIA ANSWER: Dennis Johnson SOOTHING SOUNDS: 38 Special guitarist/singer Donnie Van Zant was born on this day in 1952.
We tackle four topics that take us in the way back machine and think about what could or should have been.
go away, he has had some shaky moments with teammates, he'll never be Mark Price as a shooter, he's never be Dennis Johnson as a defender -- and there is something to the idea that the last five games have shown that Rondo a) holds the
about the transition game? Not a problem. "We go back to the old Celtics, back with Danny [Ainge] and D.J. [ Dennis Johnson ], where they were advancing with the pass," said Rivers. "They couldn't advance with speed -- tell Danny I said
Celtics General Manager (1984-97) We had won a championship. Gerald Henderson had started with us -- he and Dennis [ Johnson ] were our starting backcourt. Danny was our third guard. And now Gerald's contract was up. He wasn't holding
to happen, ever. (Oh, and my all-time NBA defensive team? I only count guys I've seen, so I'll go with Dennis Johnson and Jordan at guard, Hakeem in the middle and Dennis Rodman and Michael Cooper as the forwards.) -- Kirk, Bird
who could come off screens and score (Bird coming off a Parish screen and hitting a 17-foot jumper on a pass from Dennis Johnson was one of the staples of the Celtics in the 1980s) and create shots off the dribble (though I'd give Dirk the
assistant Rikard Gronborg exchange pleasantries, including a throat-slash gesture from the Russian side. TRIVIA ANSWER: Dennis Johnson SOOTHING SOUNDS: The Band lead singer/drummer Levon Helm , who died in 2012, was born on this day in 1940.
Vereen is still an RB that you should have active in all formats. I also expect a few more carries this week. Dennis Johnson , Texans vs. Broncos We like Johnson, as you may recall from our rookie reports back in July. He’s a smallish
percent of Yahoo! leagues. Week 13 – at 49ers Week 14 – at Cardinals Week 15 – Saints Week 16 – Buccaneers Dennis Johnson , Texans He out-shined starter Ben Tate , who has been nursing a host of injuries and may be wearing down
backfield is Brian Leonard , who is more of a third-down back. I’d guess that Rainey has more value going forward. Dennis Johnson , Texans He’s a good little back, as we said this summer in our rookie rankings, and with Arian Foster out for
leagues. Deji Karim, Texans He’s the name to know right now, but the Texans also brought back rookie UDFAs Dennis Johnson and Ray Graham . The key to the situation is the availability of Arian Foster (hamstring) and Ben Tate (ribs
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
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
Joh, Gerry and Buck opened the show by discussing the latest rumors surrounding Jon Lester.
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.
The tweet is a little ominous sounding. Dale, Buck and Greg Dickerson discuss what very well could be the end of the Jon Lester era with the Boston Red Sox.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the Red Sox worst to first to worst run in 2012-2014.
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?
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
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.More from this show