Category: WEEI in Boston

Doc Rivers Claims he Has No Issue with Officiating, Hopes Celtics Can Channel Emotions in Game 3

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Boston Celtics will look to flip the script this weekend in their home arena for games three and four of their series with the New York Knicks. Tonight, the first Celtics' home game will be played in Boston since the bombings, and the home squad should be energized. Doc Rivers ...

Doc Rivers on Boston Marathon Tragedy: “This may affect us, but I’m hoping this affects us in a positive way.”

Friday, April 19th, 2013

This past Monday, Doc Rivers had finished up practice and was planning on heading to the Boston Marathon to see the finish. Luckily he didn't get there in time before the two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon. Rivers explains his accounts of the tragic day in Boston and his ...

Doc Rivers Defends Resting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, Believes Celtics Will be Great in the Playoffs

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The NBA trade deadline passed last week and in Boston the core group was still intact. Kevin Garnett was never going to Los Angeles. Doc Rivers was never in doubt. Boston isn't going away anytime soon despite their team age. The Celtics are 31-27, currently seventh place in the Eastern Conference. ...

Danny Ainge on Personnel Decisions: “Replacing Sullinger, Barbosa and Rondo is Nearly Impossible.”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Boston Celtics are 8-2 in their last 10 games and were 28-24 overall heading into the All-Star break. It's been a major surprise to see the Celtics play so well after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season. The recent hot streak doesn't have Celtics GM Danny ...

John Farrell: “This Team has the Talent to Contend and Ultimately Win this Division.”

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

It's that time of year as pitchers and catchers reported to spring training this week. The Boston Red Sox reported to Fort Myers, Fla., this past Tuesday. John Farrell embarks on his first spring training as Red Sox manager looking to erase the memories of a disappointing 2012 season. Farrell has high ...

Logan Mankins: Patriots Offense Didn’t Score Enough, So We Didn’t Deserve To Win

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Execution. It's as simple as that. In the second half on Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens defense came to play and shut out the New England Patriots' high-scoring offense. The hurry-up offense was ineffective and wasn't fooling anyone on the Ravens defense. Tom Brady got out of his rhythm and never ...

Tom Brady Says the Loss Against the Ravens Will Take A While to Get Over

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Yesterday's game between Baltimore and New England was a rematch of last year's AFC Championship game. Many things were the same -- the game was at the same location, it was at the same time, the pads were popping as vicious hits were handed out on both sides and the ...

Curt Schilling on Hall Of Fame Shutout: “The Players that Didn’t Cheat got Dragged Down with the Players that Did”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Curt Schilling didn't make it into the Hall of Fame on this ballot of voting, but the three-time World Series champion isn’t too upset about the whole situation. After receiving just 38.8 percent of the votes, the former Red Sox pitcher admitted that he was honored to even be in ...

Tom Brady Believes The Pats Are Playing Tough, Can’t Wait To See How The Team Plays With A Healthy Roster In Playoffs

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

This past Sunday the New England Patriots defeated the Miami Dolphins, 28-0, clinching the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoffs and a first-round bye after the Colts defeated the Texans earlier in the day. It's just another day in the office for Tom Brady. It seems like every January the ...

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 ...