Mon, 11 Mar 2013|
We tackle four topics we haven't touched upon today. Today featuring Bob Ryan. We look at craziest athlete in Boston history, weak conference automatic bids in the NCAA tournament and more.
Pete and Matt react to the signings and re-signings the Patriots agreed to over the weekend. Matt gives his perspective on the fractured relationship between the Patriots and Wes Welker.
Tom E Curran, Pete Sheppard and Jack Edwards break down all the comings and goings from Gilette Stadium on a day when the changing of players really heats up for the Patriots.
We discuss the only topic of the day... the departure of Wes Welker and the signing of Danny Amendola.
Four topics we haven't touched upon... although today we kind of did... four Wes Welker topics are tackled.
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You're just be crazy you know not by many as low crazy you know all output. And Jack McCormick and it does make an evil. But I don't know -- -- as and the texture here on eighteen detect viruses. If Carl Everett is at number one. I don't want a leak number one Bob -- You never saw -- camera and go play. And needed to. But hall of Famer rabbit Miranda was famous back India and Wednesday which Tuesday -- dismissed it was 1928 element I'm assuming that most people. The -- shall have no direct personal work. See -- go back to our client who played 28 but he gets such things as walking out to try to demonstrate that it was time to call the game. Mister umpire duty tee to green by wearing green -- out to home plate and in boots you know. I would do things and he did some of the things. However it's the leader in the clubhouse and into it the cold calls we have a winner in my time you go. And in front -- -- different. And I wasn't for -- goes through that for our series of her daughters -- and and and in Croatia for a friend mine -- for them. He was scary because you did get the feeling tickets to happen hurt them any it wasn't just baseball wasn't just the the umpire who told him too blind to it back to the little all right that was named Coke decay Coca -- -- -- whenever. -- get me -- medical they -- back into the box. Then that is really pissed them off and so he went out -- him what it was beyond that. And hold the hold Jurassic Carl thing you know guys -- existent and and Neil Armstrong I was just a lot -- to blot test and he was just. But it was in addition to that. There was an -- of malevolent about him at times -- really wise and and so I think he's he's Mike candidate I have to about a guy though there was a guy to play for the Celtics in the seventies and any Clyde that Florida State. Was very talented player. -- -- skill but he Acela issues in this tough kid came from you know very top background. And Tommy Hanson. Had to release him. But he was releasing on the road. And I call them into things like a coffee shop. In public. And Tommy was that when -- make sure that that thing would not collided -- would not go off that he had a policeman course trooper some kind of made a -- on the -- of some kind stationed outside the door to protect him in case any any went off. That's. That's a pretty good are we forgot about the scare. I -- -- under the influence. Okay all at mile high right now -- Elmo yeah. Born -- about a minute before I went out that it's now. And now. -- -- -- Now you know we can't can't can't was fine and and you and you and he was sincere. You know but but but you know he really -- -- candidate. But you know but that idea you know he he freaked out about the all star game that he disappeared yeah he doesn't care -- no doubt about the all star game than it was of course the great. Okay and did the much discussed the celebrated located film festival. It. You know and to which did not include gone with the wind it casts a -- let's put out. The name on -- that's been the couple names that have been brought the most are Carl Everett Jimmy -- -- and Terry O'Reilly. -- -- -- so what you know with certifiably. I'm a person had mental health issue. And he did but and and we don't know that famous book famous movie. And he was -- and that was our certified. As opposed to undocumented and certified people that we're talking about. Analysis series legitimate health issue on but he did later on after he would. It was long and deep into his Major League career when he hit his home when number 100 in his career. As a met he did in -- run the bases backwards and well you know that you can say you know it was he really ever cured but I -- -- You don't wanna you know Bob and Jack jokes about -- -- saw -- -- -- because to -- -- was infect a person had legitimate mental health issue. In addition to being may be that maybe I underline. The best defensive center fielder and to your team hears ago when Texas isn't this basically before 5 PM OK point well taken number to go. Liberty University has gained entrance into the NCAA tournament by winning the Big South Conference tournament they finish the season with a fifteen and twenty record and on paper they may be the worst team ever to make the field should the NCAA duel with the automatic bids for lesser. Conference yes. Yes absolutely -- -- that's what you should not allow a twenty loss team in the tournament because as we discussed earlier there some. 340 plus teams playing division one college basketball that's. A lot of non dukes and non Texas Ohio State Indiana. So they're worthy. Under the radar candidates. That you can invite to determine if you wanna invite somebody who's not a big conference invite him but a lot Bob Ryan. This mockery of it what are you lost team didn't. Depends on what you think that the whole purpose of the tournament is number one purpose is to select an -- yet. But has many underlying purposes many underlining goals that people I always like in the tournament. I'll get the answer in minutes well on the I always like in a tournament to the marathon. Today you have you have your elite runners. That you know literally start off in the front of the pack in the at a once it out of the -- how many that we are at a 2530 how many. Of the elite or the illegally other roughly on a college basketball and -- I marathon -- whatever thirty. Am -- -- okay. So this year there's a legitimate teams that could win the tournament you know which this year problem but not to the extent okay then you got the people the selected the wanna get their PR. You know the next that NPR can be anywhere from four hours three hours to two and a half the -- and a -- -- but they -- the -- the vast bulk of the on the hunt the next several hundreds maybe thousand to about that about a thousand a and then you got the it would just wanna finish. I'm in America OK SA tournament got a -- what you got the elite you can win the next -- yards it. Get to the fire final eight would be a monumental achievement. Or maybe another sub section sixteen. And that maybe -- shoot up to about. Fifty teams out of the out of the a ball and a -- at the 65 to about forty teams at a rest -- And happy to be here and happy to be -- -- right by winning that conference championship in this case. Peeks out. They've earned that right that's doubles of the game you win a -- chairmanship you'll go to the NCAA tournament. All the other guys in that class understand -- Stewart and nobody has any problem you have a problem with this Michael. -- -- to eighth place team in the Big Ten this year. Like Iowa or. They don't go to the tournament or Nebraska they're not gonna go to tournament -- -- which could be. Liberty and of course you could be liberty and that is not. Thought point the point -- twenty is not a -- about 65 teams it is Null and on and on and now it's not deflected the 65 teams it's it is to get a champion. And to allow the participation factor for the other little guys as well as part of it and that's part of the deal the flavor of the tournament it's in the beginning of the tournament. Not be handed to me when my time to get the dogs who don't what they deserve it that's a lot of it was all about what a disgrace to putting it is not a question has been blown up speak as a break the news here and humbled and has been traded to the 49ers are sixth round pick. Sixth round this league is. People and let it -- and ravens insider is reporting that Anquan Boldin has been treated to the 49ers for sixth round. You've got to be kidding me. What all what this deal for the 49ers. And the what but the ravens at you know moving Ray Lewis is not enough. Possibly losing losing Kruger is not enough that it. Quad folding carry them and -- had a great plan behind what what to play and beat. We won a Super -- we're gonna coast now hate -- here -- I am. I don't have you I would give you I would trade the first pick in the draft Larry FitzGerald right now this for me. And these people will only can only get a sixth. Wimbledon. Guess you got it it's different with the assistance act and that's that's. Laughable farcical way I just feel for the foreigners in regard it. Well I mean what's the point of asking the question -- who OK -- was a report. 79 times did Andy -- starting game and get the win where -- -- Rivera came in and close that game which player was more important for the Yankees in their tenure together. This is hey Gary Payton we -- camera owners they Gary Payton. You shall hunt camp value. So Bob talking about the gesture on the sports reporters and I was just laughing so Bob. What are answered in an orchard answers how about it Chris Paul the idea and it Jordan I would do that would do. The starting pitcher is much more important than the guy who tries to -- and on the package which. A tremendous percentage of the time is not a one run game and an anything in -- Which is in fact that at a three run game and they're not apparel and fact is that. The over reading of closures is he said is something that knew more about this close to those -- you think this guys overeating. Closest -- a he's the greatest closer of all time he's a gentleman he's a wonderful person -- -- hallowed Yankee. That think that the thing that distinguishes Marian Rivera is that in in a particular job description of baseball has has allowed to evolve it into something that it wasn't in years past. He's the best -- he's the most reliable he's the most durable he -- done it for seventeen years for the Yankees he is by far the best closer and in terms of of of consistent. -- of skill there's no question about it my problem is but this whole day of vacation of Mariano Rivera is that the job itself is not as important as people think it is in this hardest people think. Not as many games are blown as people think. People say well he's given that marriage is peace of mind over the years yes he has. Other -- give their manager peace of mind but it's. For far less a period of time. You know that one year we can find thirty -- to have had great years in the last seventeen years that it afforded their that is -- -- exact same. A peace of mind that Rivera has given a Yankee managers you -- your that it that's why he's different and better he's depressed because he's kept it at this level. In an inadequate here this year but the point is -- the closer is the ribbon ties the package became this. And is nothing more useless than a good closer on a bad team and it's also the fact that the game is already. In in there at Yankee favor and you're just being asked to slam the ball well I think you're. Argument makes perfect sense in the regular season you're absolutely right if you were talking about the Yankees verses. The old school to open up the table bay rays but the Tampa Bay Devil Rays one Orioles were terrible all the time. You can always can bring them into the game and it's a tour for a game but Mariano Rivera's. Genius is not just in regular season. This guys pitch 140. Hosted postseason innings in forty -- twice that and could yankees missed the policies -- -- at seventeen year all right. They missed the postings and wants games are generally close in the post season. You are doing little more than -- in the ribbon. You are you are keeping the lid on a very precarious situation. I think he has been. The best he's the best data that seniors divesting any event or whatever it's an important job. It's an important job that I -- I think he has I think he is more important Amanda. And they'll run I don't if you take if you take Mariano Rivera out of it. You've probably taken a championship out of it or to. So they think I disagree. Artists for four what do you think what your phone calls in ninety seconds and and by the way I wanna mention. Crazy is Boston athlete. I'm sure you guys have some good stories into the memories and some guys that we did mention. 61777930. 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