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This week, Sam Packard and Zach Geld talk about the Post-Pierzynski Red Sox. Julian Edlow of the Green Street Blog, joins the program to analyze the Celtics off-season, and finally an over-eager discussion of fantasy football.
The Celtics are finalizing a deal for free agent Evan Turner , according to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Turner, the second overall pick back in 2010, averaged a career high 14
t matchup well here at all. In the past they have used Wade to guard Rondo in much the same way the Sixers used Evan Turner : put a taller, athletic player in his way and dare him to make jump shots. Rondo has seen every conceivable defense
throughout the second half as the Sixers simply spaced the floor and allowed their penetrating guards – Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner and Lou Williams – to attack the basket at will. “Their penetration, their ISOs without Avery on the floor, and they were
made great use of a lineup that featured Young and Lavoy Allen up front, with Andre Iguodala , Lou Williams and either Evan Turner or Jrue Holiday. Young’s offensive rebounding was a major catalyst in Philly’s comeback when he grabbed five in the fourth
out. By the time he came back in the fourth quarter, they were down by one. Bradley had been doing a marvelous job on Evan Turner and the Celtics clearly missed his athleticism and speed as the game began to change from Boston’s methodical pace to Philadelphia
like it better,” Rondo said. “I don’t think they did.” After a hot start, the Sixers shot 41 percent. Evan Turner made only one of his 10 shots and the pick and pops from Philly’s big men were a non-factor. The Celtics outscored
The Celtics have expressed interest in free agent swingman Evan Tuner , according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman . Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 14, 2014
where he’s at as far as his desire to coach.” – Pacers guard Lance Stephenson admitted that he and teammates Evan Turner had a “little scuffle” prior to Game 1 of Indiana’s series vs. the Hawks, although he denied a report that punches
positive — on both sides of the ball, as Bradley and Rondo also helped keep Michael Carter-Williams (11 points) and Evan Turner (12 points) in check. Green thumbs up : Likewise, Green showed signs of the uber-athletic potential everyone imagined
before Hamilton product Michael Carter-Williams finally made one to tie the game at 92-92 in the final minute — but Evan Turner ‘s running layup at the buzzer negated a Kris Humphries jumper and put an end to a 95-94 Philadelphia victory that
basket for a layup once every 7.8 minutes. Defensively, for example, opposing shooting guards like Dwyane Wade and Evan Turner shot 33 percent against Bradley and better than 50 percent when he sat on the bench. Additionally, Bradley
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.
We return to our weekly segments with the one and only Peter King of MMQB and NBC's Football Night in America.
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.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
Texas Rangers General Manager, Jon Daniels, joins Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss the upcoming trade deadline.
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
Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.
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Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
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.
We discuss the suspension of Ray Rice, and how the act he committed certainly seemed like it warranted a harsher penalty from the strict front office of Roger Goodell.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by our interest in the story about the Browns fan peeing on Art Modell's grave this past week.
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.
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.
A compelling case can be made that July 24, 2004, represents as significant a landmark as any date in modern Red Sox history. On that day, a memorable brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees served as a catalyst for an epic 10-9 walkoff victory for the Red Sox over New York and indomitable closer Mariano Rivera, a game cited by many members of the 2004 team as pivotal in Boston's first championship run in 86 years. Ian Browne, who covers the Red Sox for MLB.com and authored Idiots Revisited, discusses the landmark game.
With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!
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John Rooke and Scott Cordischi welcome back NIck Cafardo, national baseball writer for The Boston Globe, NESN and MLB Network correspondent. They lament the issues dogging the Red Sox, including lack of production from the offense, Jon Lester's contract talk and whether the front office will act as buyers or sellers come trade deadline time.More from this show