Wednesday’s Mashup: Bill Belichick denies selfie request from Boston radio host

Lucy Burdge
January 29, 2019 - 8:16 pm
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WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA: Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSB)
NBA: Indiana at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: Utah at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL: Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Asking Bill Belichick for a selfie at a press conference is guaranteed to not end well. 

That’s what Media Night on Monday was for.

But one Boston radio host missed the memo on the difference between Monday and Tuesday and asked Bill Belichick to take a selfie with him during his Super Bowl press conference on Tuesday.

“With social media, could I come up and take a selfie with you Coach? Would that be OK?,” Anthony Parziale of WAAF asked Belichick.

It would not be OK.

“Yeah. Yeah, we’ll get that later, all right?,” Belichick replied, to which Parziale said, “Maybe if I just got in front of the podium and you waved?”

Cringeworthy.

-- Petty much, Pittsburgh?

The city’s CBS affiliate KDKA labeled Tom Brady a “known cheater” in their lower third while showing him during footage of the Patriots send-off rally on Sunday.

And people sure noticed.

This kind of thing is what Brady was talking about when he said this:

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I think Matt is a great coach. I think he does a great job. He did a great job for me. He is very smart. He understands football. He’s an excellent teacher, but really I am here to talk about the Rams.” -- Bill Belichick, when asked about Matt Patricia

 

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