The second hour of WEEI Late Night gets going as Big Ben Maller continues to discuss the signing of free agent JD Martinez by the Boston Red Sox and his number one recruiter according to Bob Nightengale, Mr David Price. Maller sifts through Price's comments to Nightengale and seems to detect a whiff of unlikelihood in the story. Maller then touches on the man he sees as the Bill Belichick of baseball, Chris Sale, and his excellent interview with Kirk and Callahan earlier in the morning.
Third and final hour of WEEI Late Night rolls on as Big Ben Maller gives an update on the state of the New England Patriots more than two weeks out from the Super Bowl loss to the Eagles. A big story still surrounding the Patriots is the benching of Malcolm Butler, so Maller takes a looks at comments by Devin McCourty and Alan Branch to try and understand what on earth is going on. Then Maller addresses the idea that Gronk is "50-50" on retiring or staying with the Patriots. Lastly, Maller...
First hour of WEEI Late Night gets rolling as Big Ben Maller breaks down the signing of free agent outfielder JD Martinez by the Boston Red Sox. The injection of power that Martinez brings to this lineup could be a major factor in the Red Sox success over the course of the season. Maller also discusses one of his favorite topics, that being the Pace of Play progression in the MLB.
Hour 3: The Celtics lose their 3rd straight and their defense keeps getting worse. Ben asks the question what is happening with the Celtics and how can they fix it? Marcus Smart will be returning to the line up soon and is he the missing piece or is it something else.
Hour 1: Ben Maller is in tonight and starts the show off talking about Dave Dombroski and his press conference on the first day of spring training and how Dombrowski did a great job of speaking but not answering any questions. Pitchers and catchers started spring training today, but the question still remains will the Red Sox sign a big bat?
Hour 2: What does the future in New England look like for Bill Belichick, is his time here winding down? Tom Brady continues to dominate the NFL and now his jersey sales are dominating states you wouldn't expect, like New York and Florida just to name a few.
Third and final hour of WEEI Late Night is under way as Big Ben Maller tries to figure out if the Celtics are simply coming back to earth after such a fantastic season so far or if they are simply going through a stretch of struggles and woes and need the NBA All Star break to catch their breathe and regroup. Maller also connects yet another big name to the New England Patriots via the rumor mill, that player being tight end Jimmy Graham. Lastly, Ben tries to put to rest people's anger and...
WEEI Late Night gets rolling as Patrick Gilroy is disucssing the Paul Pierce retirement ceremony following Sunday's Celtics/Cavs game and the one guy that should have been there but was't was Ray Allen. Gilroy is told that Allen was in fact invited and instead he was out playing golf with George Lopez while current NBA player and coach Rajon Rondo and Doc Rivers had no problems being there for Paul at this amazing moment.
Final hour of Late Night is under way as Patrick Gilroy tries to figure out how to cure the Celtics of their horrendous play as of late. Gilroy knows that guys like Abdel Nader cannot be playing double digit minutes and maybe it is simply a matter of exhaustion, but this team desperately needs the All Star break in order to rest up and regroup for the final stretch of the regular season and into the playoffs.
Barstool Sports writer and proud Green Teamer Dan Greenberg calls in to discuss Paul Pierce's legacy and what it means to him and the Celtics to see one of the greats have their number raised to the rafters.
Hour 2 of WEEI Late Night is off and Patrick Gilroy is taking all your calls on the Patriots devastating loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LIII. Patrick still can't understand why Butler didn't play a single defensive snap and being the forward thinker he is, he's now curious where the franchise will go from here. Gilroy also sneaks in a segment on the Celtics as they plan to take the court Tuesday against the Raptors and as the NBA trade deadline fastly approaches.
Hour 1 of WEEI Late Night gets rolling as Patrick Gilroy is back for the second time today. Gilroy is breaking down the Patriots loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LIII and still trying to understand why Malcolm Butler didn't play a single snap on defense.
Hour 1: Ben Maller starts the show breaking down the video of Kirk and Callahan talking to Brady before his press conference and gives his thoughts by reading each persons body language. Gronk was limited at practice because of his concussion and should it be a concern. Will Gronk be a decoy this Sunday or will he be 100 percent forcing the Eagles to double team him.
Hour 1. Alex discusses part one of Tom Brady's Facebook series, Tom vs Time and tries to dissect what is real and what isn't. Alex gets into HGH and it's use in the NFL. Alex wouldn't blame Brady if he was using some performance enhancing substance.
Hour 2: Tom vs Time comes out tomorrow on Facebook and Ben wants to know will it be a look behind the curtain or will it just be an infomercial for the TB12 method. Belichick also had his Wednesday press conference and didn't like having to answer questions about Gronk and his injury.
Hour 1: Ben Maller is in tonight and starts the show off talking about the Philadelphia media and their inability to look past the Patriots history of cheating. They are also upset with Bill Belichick's gamesmanship. Fletcher Cox said he has never watched the Super Bowl and Ben isnt buying it.