The Mashup

January 28, 2009 - 6:06 am
David Wells popped into ESPN studios in some mysterious and undisclosed location to chat about "The Yankee Years," the co-authored tome by former Yankees manager Joe Torre and Sports Illustrated baseball columnist Tom Verducci. Wells, of course, has a rather personal history with controversy-...
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Chris Price
January 27, 2009 - 2:38 pm
According to this ESPN.com story , Matt Cassel got a great reception from video game fans at a recent "Madden Challenge." The Patriots' quarterback drew plenty of fans when he wandered into the building, with "pounds, cheers and chest bumps" from the gamers. (Kind of like me when I go back to...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2009 - 7:08 am
The ink wasn't even dry from being smeared all over A-Rod's pinstripes when, whaddya know, the Yankees are circling the wagons to defend the lightning rod of all lightning rods. Larry Bowa said players and coaches all took shots at Mr. Madonna in good fun , according to Mark Hale in the New York...
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Chris Price
January 26, 2009 - 12:04 pm
Here's the latest from Tom Brady '€” after a busy week selling sports creme to Canadians , he and Gisele have been seen hitting the beach in Mexico for some R and R . Wonder how that conversation went: "What's that, Doc? The best thing for my shredded left knee is a little time in Mexico with a...
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Mike Petraglia
January 26, 2009 - 5:58 am
While watching a shell-shocked and depressed Mark Cuban sit on a trainer's table following his team's 124-100 laydown at the hands of the Celtics on Sunday, one couldn't help but feel the misery. Maybe he needed medical help, the kind you get when you lay down on one of those tables and share your...
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Chris Price
January 25, 2009 - 6:11 pm
Before a big game, the bet between the two opposing mayors is usually the best excuse for news guys to leech on to a big sports story. It also usually involves ridiculous local foodstuffs that only appeal to the people in those regions of the country. ("I'll bet you a stack of Primanti Sandwiches...
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Mike Petraglia
January 24, 2009 - 4:26 am
While on family business in New York City, and by that I mean with my dad and sister, I came to notice that it was moving day in the Bronx for the Bombers. The Yankees yesterday moved some of the more important items from their old offices at Yankee Stadium to their new $1.5 billion home across the...
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Rob Bradford
January 23, 2009 - 4:19 am
As some of you know, Batting Stance Guy is a friend of WEEI.com, a relationship we hope continues throughout the coming season. So, as we trudge toward spring training, our man BSG gave us a little sample of what is to come. Here is BSG offering Red Sox shortstop Jed Lowrie a look into the mirror...
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Chris Price
January 22, 2009 - 6:42 pm
What is it with Patriots'€™ quarterbacks and their promotional tours this week? A day after Tom Brady was shilling for a sports crème on Toronto sports talk radio , Matt Cassel was pushing Vizio via satellite as part of his winning the 2008 Vizio Top Value Performer Award . (Kevin O'€™...
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January 22, 2009 - 12:05 pm
(Post by Chris Price) In an interview set to air Thursday night on Comcast SportsNet, Patriots quarterack Matt Cassel said he'€™d be willing to '€œ accept '€ a backup role in New England, but said he hasn'€™t had discussions with the Patriots regarding a possible franchise tag. Cassel...
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