Dec 25, 2012|
Doc Rivers with Grande & Max before the Brooklyn game
Dustin Pedroia talked to Joe & Dave after the Red Sox came from behind to stun the Tigers at Fenway in Game 2 of the ALCS.
John Farrell talked to Dave O'Brien before Game 2 of the ALCS against the Tigers. The manager told Dave that the Sox won't make excuses for the Game 1 loss.
John Farrell postgame press conference
John Farrell talked to Dave O'Brien in Baltimore before the last game of the regular season. The manager said the team's rotation won't depend on their opponent, but their 25-man roster might.
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-- today presented by Lexus continues from the Barclays center in Brooklyn. Or Christmas everywhere on our conversation with a head coach brought to you by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Harvard pilgrim. Count us in most of us grew up watching NBA games on Christmas Day and law. -- -- want to be away from family it's the world get used to it has been five years in a row is it this is an owner of -- games. That's what you better look at it must learn that -- is an honor. I do think they're playing too many of whom I'd like to earlier where he wanted to three -- in Topps announced community. Having said that were playing congress Wednesday. -- important and world because the first thing. -- only. He's less true. And the first game as well there's only been two of these multiple game trips but you had. Two results the first game winning a game in Milwaukee on that first trip and that carried over and then losing the game in Houston accurate. And let's hope we can win this one you know I do think when the person -- ginger root problem the volume. Going out this this this one because this is one where you actually. You can win a game and get on a plane for six hours. Implied LA and women won't make a -- and a lot less. Thankful -- fuels to seven. From a -- a game the hill take away it seems it's so strange because of -- one thing was happening every game. Who seemed to be easier for you but you finally had a game which you waiting for a bench performance like that. The -- and a -- of all night -- add -- -- two or three of the guys leaving the lead shooting at 50% or better have bad -- Yeah you know -- -- one of those exactly make mistakes you know. Did you play in a game over did you play the game exactly the same way. And and -- the gambled and Kevin and another -- open shots because they didn't just missed shots they missed open shots. I here's quote for you after the game this is your quote a lot of guys -- different places bringing a lot of different habits and their habits showing their pressure right now it breaks down things we do offensively and defensively. Calling anyone out individually. What's an example of something. We'll a lot of things you know them on defense you know we -- control most of the constitution situations and now in crunch time couple guys got off the body shot gap and and cause problems that would force. All on all -- you know that's it right Pittman and rightfully so you know being in the wrong spots nationwide so. There's a lot of that goes on and and -- -- to already which happens to dwell on the American civil war in our guys coming off a pitch you wanna stay on his body you don't wanna get all his body and try to go under the pick. And meet them on the other side our -- is too good to do that. And our defense and help system breaks down when you do that. Last year on Christmas time you had a shot blocker from the dearly and turned -- that guy. The major player in rotation and great Steve's could lightning strike twice. Oh I don't know its this is a little tougher he's one practice -- That would denies them all for. But can you may even imagine what it's like war rookie walking in in mid season to a locker room it has. The names and legacies in the cash in the -- We'll watch and I mean it's amazing you know I've never been in that situation as it as a player or physical so I can imagine how big his eyes are tonight. You know but I -- he's really it's a good Christmas for them. And that's what's wrong and their game on Sunday night in obviously they've had success in the two games against you rebounding being big what. What are you expecting them to do. I would say boat. I don't think they -- its concern about what I've been working against us I think -- -- -- which is team right now. You know they have a better record -- -- but it just seems like they have more turmoil right now. So I think he's just searching as well it's amazing how many teams around the lead to me you know business Tuesday. The way way it and ran and everybody is talking about Kobe about surgeon you know. So. We're all trying to look for ourselves and find yourself. Well it's -- -- them -- -- and spend more time with me today for the last five years on Christmas and you know that and then a flight with -- this is going to be a little bit damaged and seven -- And here. So the thing that's very Christmas of WEEI Celtics radio network.
Dale brings up how before the year started, fans and media alike thought Bill Belichick was a little crazy to let Welker leave the way it happened. Now it doesn't seem like he was that insane. Sure Wes is having some success in Denver, but the combo of Edelman and Amendola has been awesome. This leads to a discussion on Julian Edelman specifically, his role, his improvement and if the Pats will look to lock him up long term.
The guys discuss just how well things have gone for Belichick this season and how many of his decisions have worked out for the positive. They also get into the Stevan Ridley situation and how BIll has handled it. The guys aren't giving up on Ridley and think he can eventually contribute again, maybe even today.
Dale Arnold, Matt Chatham and Chris Price kick off NFL Sunday live from "Toby Keith's: I Love This Bar and Grill" in Foxborough and kick off the show with reaction to the Houston Texans firing head coach Gary Kubiak. The brutal loss to the Pats set the wheels in motion and then Thursday's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars sealed the deal. Just how bad are the Texans though? They've come up short in a bunch of very close games. The guys also discuss the situation in NY with Rex Ryan being forced to start Geno Smith who looks awful. Also, Matt discusses the Pats defensive miscues last week, including some evidence he found on tape of Spikes missing some big plays.
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.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
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.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
We check in with Herm Edwards on the Pats, Stevan Ridley, and a great many things around the NFL.
We stir up a pot of crap when we debate the world cup and the popularity of soccer... pro callers, con-callers, plus Jack Edwards!
We tackle four topics at 4PM.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
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