Aug 30, 2011|
Boston College Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo calls John, Gerry and Meter and talks about how cancer touches everybody. Gene discusses former BC Eagles LB Mark Herzlich's fight with cancer and what the Jimmy Fund meant to Mark.
Listen to some of the highlights from Day 2 of the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for your support
Mikey and Joe talk with Lisa Scherber, the Director of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and VP/GM of WEEI Jeff Brown. Lisa and Jeff worked together to make this year's Jimmy Fund Telethon a rousing success. The final number raised surpassed last years total. Lisa speaks to her interactions with the children and the amazing feeling the entire event brings.
Mikey and Joe talk with Dr. Andrew Place, Pediatric Oncologist and Associate Director of Developmental Therapeutics at Dana-Farber, about the success of the program, and their aspirations to continually improve. Dr. Place talks about the challenges that he and his colleagues face regarding the treatment of adults and children with blood and other types of cancer.
Former Red Sox and Current Baltimore Oriole General Manager Dan Duquette talks with Mikey and Joe about his efforts and contributions to the Jimmy Fund telethon and his experiences during his tenure in Boston.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
Where in the final minutes of the fourth. Our of the first day I think I got that right the final minutes of the fourth hour the first day of the WEEI innocent Jimmy Fund radio telethon live from Fenway Park. A gene deep level began media director of athletics over Boston College in September of 1997. What a job He has done. BC's varsity sports team scored big when the NCAA released its annual academic progress report in fact sixteen to Boston College scored a perfect 1000 but -- to his credit said. BC is first and foremost an academic institution. And that's proved out with some stats is well last year. 349. BC student athletes maintained a grade point average of three point oh or better earning the athletic director's award for academic excellence joining us on the AT&T hotline are good friends from Boston College. -- people -- good morning. How are you hey good morning John -- meter I should you be would you guys send. I wanna commend you this is a terrific thing that you do want. Well we're glad to do it and I know use an athletic director and a little bit about fund raising these are the best economic times out there. But I can't think of a better cause. With what we're doing here today for the Jimmy Fund and I'm sure you agree gene. There's not a better car as soon mom thank goodness that two. You know everybody in the Boston area realizes that and thank you guys for for all your help. You know we set a number of times they're very few families untouched by cancer and I suppose in the big picture of the Boston College athletic. Family was touched by cancer and a big way with markers look a story that got national attention and some good has come out of this team. We are really has you know. I've never heard of Ewing's sarcoma. You wait two years ago and in the way our school. And not just a football team or the athletes are -- the way our school has rallied around. You don't marquis can also non working with the cancer society. To raise funds it's it it's really been something to watch him not. You know as you said. Cancer touches everybody really judge. Everything -- morning. You know what's amazing team going in those games are -- in those games and seeing the other teams given. Given her like the big cheque can get the big round of applause I mean I times it was almost. Upstaging big game I mean it's that there have to. Born to be because. In -- bald markers like was they're getting that check. You have a jury was great you know the first coach to really do it was dabbled Sweeney. And you know they came out west -- check for 9400 dollars. Before uplifting athletes and then they -- -- -- before that the whole team had signed and after that you know every everybody that we played I did something for her Markey cancer was really nice to see. -- also Frank Beamer came up big as well every ACC school we went to they all came up big but one of the Jimmy Fund in the markers with. -- You know who -- we all learned a lot from mark. And we really did you know I never shown marked down. Day. You know I never saw him. You know -- look or feel sorry for himself for whatever. And you know only Jimmy -- and most people they were there is a support system for mark cannot it was really really helpful tool. The -- we wanna thank you personally -- Boston College athletics because you are sponsoring this fourth and final hour of the Dennis and Callahan program on the first day of the Jimmy Fund so. I know we call on new you always jump in with both feet and we are very appreciative for BC and you're athletic involvement here today. Well you know what -- we have we've donated two seats on the airplane. To the Notre Dame game lose -- two tickets to the game. Hotel paid for. And we're happy to do that and if you throw. If you put us in for another 500 dollars. We would really appreciate get so please put -- on your totals. We will indeed and and didn't do the of people go to Notre Dame gets to sit next to zero on the ground in the -- talking about the meter I would not get any how. I would say I'll throw at a Booth visit okay no problem who's been -- ago and that's a mention on the air too that's a measure earlier admitted Payton Bryant said Pierre -- you are or are you excited they -- northwestern on Saturday right we. We do we have northwestern -- on Saturday and not you know they were seven into I think last year and then their luster quarter wrecked. And you know they ended up seven and six I don't know whether he's gonna player not. You know I think that's still to be determined but they have a lot of other good players as well also we're excited to get going here. Well it's smart -- -- smart school on Saturday night and good -- CNN tomorrow or Thursday it -- -- and this is still He still -- real job I don't show on the duties on the bubble and we get to see her is like battling for a job against the patriots Thursday night. -- people of oil athletic director at Boston College we'll win -- how -- went to a -- I know I saw that interception that was unbelievable runs. He's he's he's doing well companies doing great he's doing well He did the good -- to put Jerry is on the bubble these consoles and -- Thursday night against the patriots. It's of the big gains and make or break night for mark -- he's gonna play a lot. 8777381234. As we wrap up the first four hours -- Dennis and Callahan on the WEEI -- and Jimmy Fund radio telethon.
We check in for our weekly update from Bill Belichick and get his take on the Pats win over the Texans on the road, the benching of Stevan Ridley, and Antonio Smith's thinly veiled Spygate comments after the Texans lost.
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Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
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Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
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