Category: Mut and Merloni

Shane Victorino Admits He Wanted to Stay in Philly Last Season, but Now Relishes New Opportunity in Boston

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Shane Victorino was worried about staying in Philadelphia. He was focused on that during the season instead of playing the game. Victorino admits it got to him because he loved Philly, but now he's looking forward to 2013. The Flyin' Hawaiian signed a three-year deal worth $39 million to play for ...

Jared Sullinger on Doubts Regarding His Back Injury: “Medical school is over. I’m just ready to play.”

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The biggest surprise of the NBA postseason from my vantage point was the Boston Celtics giving the Miami Heat their toughest opponent of their championship run. Boston was one win away from making it to the NBA Finals after several doubters, including myself, felt this team was getting too old ...

Jerod Mayo and Patriots Have Moved on From Super Bowl XLVI Loss to Giants: “It’s a new team, a new season and we’re onto this year.”

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Jerod Mayo has become one of the veteran leaders of the New England Patriots defense. The middle linebacker believes OTA's are valuable for rookies to learn communication skills among defensive schemes as he looks to lead by example for new additions such as Dont'a Hightower and Chandler Jones. The Patriots linebacker ...

Jonathan Papelbon Calls Himself ‘Cinco’ and ‘Gutless,’ While Ripping Red Sox Training Staff in Bizarre Interview with WEEI

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In what can only be deemed a bizarre interview, Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon sure didn't sugarcoat his feelings about his former employer. Papelbon, who apparently refers to himself as "Cinco Ocho," or even "Cinco," voiced his displeasure for the Red Sox during his time in Boston. Many Red Sox fans ...

Wes Welker on contract negotiations: “There’s 9 1/2 million reasons why I wouldn’t miss any regular-season game.”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Wes Welker is ready to move on from the Super Bowl XLVI loss to the New York Giants, and so are the New England Patriots, but their star wideout would like a new deal in place before camp is set to begin. Welker, who has yet to sign his franchise tender ...

Kevin Garnett: “This is the first month of basketball and we are not panicking over here or anything like that.”

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Kevin Garnett is averaging 13.2 points per game along with 7.3 rebounds per game, but his defensive miscue against Dirk Nowitzki earlier this week is what made headlines in Boston's most recent loss. The Celtics power forward gives credit where it is due to Dirk Nowitzki. It was a tough shot ...